This post is going to explain the seven stars that appear in Jesus’s hand in the following passage in Revelation: Then I turned to see the voice that was speaking to me, and on turning I saw seven golden lampstands, and in the midst of the lampstands one like a son of man, clothed with a long robe and with…
Believe it or not, there are references to every single planet (or deity that the planet is named after) in Scripture. And we’re going to find them.
This post isn’t about remembering the planet names. This post is about remembering WHY the planets are named what they are named. Everybody knows that the planets correspond to classical characters in mythology. But I’m answering the question “Why did the ancients connect THAT spot of light — and not any other spot of light — to this PARTICULAR deity — and not another deity?”
As I’d like to show, there is actually an answer.