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Diagram of an American Football field (1904). The lines on the field originally made a checkerboard (or grid) pattern, which inspired the name "gridiron."

MADE OF QUADRANTS

Archbold Stadium at Syracuse University (1910) showing the original grid pattern.

CROSS HATCH STEAK

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https://www.charbroil.com/community/how-to-get-perfect-sear-marks/

 

Perfect cross hatch marks on a grilled steak may look awesome, but they are more than just a pretty face. They have an inner purpose.

 

Getting a good sear on your steak, or whatever it is you are grilling, helps your food release from the grill naturally. Sear marks seal in the juices and guarantee your food won’t stick to the grill.

 

Still. Let’s face it. Perfect grill marks are sort of a griller’s badge. Like a Cub Scout’s knot sample board or a basketball player’s three-point shot, a master griller takes pride in nailing a true “medium rare” and having nice, symmetrical cross hatch marks on their steak. The fact that sear marks bring out your food’s inner beauty is, well, doubly divine.

HE MAKES FOUR ZONES FOR CROSS HATCHING

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=117AN3MQuVs

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Windmill_at_Wijk_bij_Duurstede_1670_Ruisdael.jpg

Quadrant

WINDMILLS ARE QUADRANTS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_Golden_Age_painting

From the 1650s the "classical phase" began, retaining the atmospheric quality, but with more expressive compositions and stronger contrasts of light and colour. Compositions are often anchored by a single "heroic tree", windmill or tower, or ship in marine works.[56] The leading artist was Jacob van Ruisdael (1628–1682), who produced a great quantity and variety of work, using every typical Dutch subject except the Italianate landscape (below); instead he produced "Nordic" landscapes of dark and dramatic mountain pine forests with rushing torrents and waterfalls.

 

Jacob van Ruisdael, The Windmill at Wijk (1670)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_van_Ruisdael

Slive finds it appropriate that a windmill is the subject of one of Ruisdael's most famous works. Windmill at Wijk bij Duurstede, dated 1670, shows Wijk bij Duurstede, a riverside town about 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Utrecht, with a dominant cylindrical windmill.[71] In this composition, Ruisdael united typical Dutch elements of low-lying land, water and expansive sky, so that they converge on the equally characteristic Dutch windmill.[74] The painting's enduring popularity is evidenced by card sales in the Rijksmuseum, with the Windmill ranking third after Rembrandt's Night Watch and Vermeer's View of Delft.[9]Windmills featured throughout Ruisdael's entire career.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windmill_at_Wijk_bij_Duurstede

FOUR GAELIC FESTIVALS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samhain

Samain or Samuin was the name of the feis or festival marking the beginning of winter in Gaelic Ireland. It is attested in some of the earliest Old Irish literature, from the 10th century onward. It was one of four Gaelic seasonal festivals: Samhain (~1 November), Imbolc (~1 February), Bealtaine (~1 May) and Lughnasadh (~1 August).

Irish mythology tells us that Samhain was one of the four seasonal festivals of the year. The 10th-century tale Tochmarc Emire ('The Wooing of Emer') lists Samhain as the first of these four "quarter days".[13] In the tale Serglige Con Culainn ('Cúchulainn's Sickbed'), it is said that the festival of the Ulaid at Samhain lasted a week: Samhain itself, and the three days before and after. They would gather on the Plain of Muirthemni where there would be meetings, games, and feasting.[13] The tales suggest that alcohol was part of the feast, and it is noteworthy that every tale that features drunkenness is said to take place at Samhain.[14]

QUARTER DAYS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quarter_days

In British and Irish tradition, the quarter days were the four dates in each year on which servants were hired, school terms started, and rents were due. They fell on four religious festivals roughly three months apart and close to the two solstices and two equinoxes.

 

The significance of quarter days is now limited, although leasehold payments and rents for land and premises in England are often still due on the old English quarter days.

 

The quarter days have been observed at least since the Middle Ages, and they ensured that debts and unresolved lawsuits were not allowed to linger on. Accounts had to be settled, a reckoning had to be made and publicly recorded on the quarter days.[1]

 

The English quarter days (also observed in Wales and the Channel Islands) are

 

Lady Day (25 March)

Midsummer Day (24 June)

Michaelmas (29 September)

Christmas (25 December)

Lady Day was also the first day of the year in British dominions (excluding Scotland) until 1752 (when it was harmonised with the Scottish practice of 1 January being New Year's Day). The British tax year still starts on "Old" Lady Day (6 April under the Gregorian calendar corresponded to 25 March under the Julian calendar: 11 days new-style calendar advance in 18th century plus 1 day due to the twelfth skipped Julian leap day in 1800; however it was not changed to 7 April when a thirteenth Julian leap day was skipped in 1900). The dates of the Quarter Days observed in northern England until the 18th century were the same as those in Scotland.[2]

 

The cross-quarter days are four holidays falling in between the quarter days: Candlemas (2 February), May Day (1 May), Lammas (1 August), and All Hallows (1 November). The Scottish term days, which fulfil a similar role as days on which rents are paid, correspond more closely to the cross-quarter days than to the English quarter days.

 

There is a mnemonic for remembering on which day of the month the first three quarter days fall (Christmas being easy to recall): Every quarter day is twenty-something, and the second digit of the day of the month is the number of letters in the month's name. So March has five letters and Lady Day is 25 March; similarly June has four letters and September nine, with Midsummer Day and Michaelmas falling on the 24th and 29th respectively.

 

At many schools, class terms would begin on the Quarter days; for example, the autumn term would start on September 29, and thus continues to be called the Michaelmas term, especially at more traditional universities.[3]

 

In Ireland[edit]

Prior to the Christianization of Ireland in the 5th century AD, the Celtic quarter days were observed:

 

Lughnasadh (1 August)

Samhain (1 November)

Imbolc (1 February)

Beltaine (1 May)

These are now called cross-quarter days since they fall about halfway into each of the English quarters.

 

In Scotland[edit]

The "Old Scottish term days" corresponded approximately to the old Celtic quarter days:

 

Candlemas (2 February)

Whitsunday (legislatively fixed for this purpose on 15 May)

Lammas (1 August)

Martinmas (11 November).

These were also the dates of the Quarter Days observed in northern England until the 18th century.[2]

 

The dates for removals and for the employment of servants of Whitsunday and Martinmas were changed in 1886 to 28 May and 28 November respectively.[4] The Term & Quarter Days (Scotland) Act 1990 redefined the "Scottish term days", in official use, as the 28th of February, May, August and November respectively. The Act specifies that the new dates take effect on 13 June 1991 (12 months from the date it was passed).

MOST USE FOUR SEASONS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Season

Calendar-based reckoning defines the seasons in absolute rather than relative terms. Accordingly, if floral activity is regularly observed during the coolest quarter of the year in a particular area, it is still considered winter despite the traditional association of flowers with spring and summer. Additionally, the seasons are considered to change on the same dates everywhere that uses a particular calendar method regardless of variations in climate from one area to another. Most calendar-based methods use a four-season model to identify the warmest and coldest seasons, which are separated by two intermediate seasons.

THIRD OF MAY AND CRUCIFIED CHRIST STIGMATA ON HAND

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Third_of_May_1808

In The Third of May the man with raised arms at the focal point of the composition has often been compared to a crucified Christ,[36] and a similar pose is sometimes seen in depictions of Christ's nocturnal Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane.[37] Goya's figure displays stigmata-like marks on his right hand,[34] while the lantern at the center of the canvas references a traditional attribute of the Roman soldiers who arrested Christ in the garden.[38] Not only is he posed as if in crucifixion, he wears yellow and white: the heraldic colors of the papacy.[39]

Detail of the victim's right hand which shows a stigma—a wound such as Christ suffered when nailed to the cross[34]

Aristotle had listed four causes – Material,  Efficient, Formal and Final causes. From the Wikipedia:
Aristotle held that there were four kinds of causes:

http://the-mouse-trap.com/2011/09/19/the-four-fundamental-causes/

  • A thing’s material cause is the material of which it consists. (For a table, that might be wood; for a statue, that might be bronze or marble.)

  • A thing’s formal cause is its form, i.e. the arrangement of that matter.

  • A thing’s efficient or moving cause is “the primary source of the change or rest.” An efficient cause of x can be present even if x is never actually produced and so should not be confused with a sufficient cause.(Aristotle argues that, for a table, this would be the art of table-making, which is the principle guiding its creation.)

  • A thing’s final cause is its aim or purpose. That for the sake of which a thing is what it is. (For a seed, it might be an adult plant. For a sailboat, it might be sailing. For a ball at the top of a ramp, it might be coming to rest at the bottom.)

While studying these causes scholars have stressed on two sorts of distinctions, the first is the concept of actuality and potentiality– while some causes like the final cause (teeos or entelchiea) and formal cause (eidos or energiea) are actual; the material cause is deemed to be poetntial.

The other concept is that of Hylomorphism, or the distinction between matter and form. I believe that the four causes can be broken down along the two dimensions of potentiality/actuality and matter/form as below to lead to a 2×2 matrix of causes.

OUSPENSKY LINKS THE FOUR SYMBOLS OF THE TAROT TO THE TETRAGRAMMATON IN THE FIRST CHAPTER OF HIS BOOK ON TAROT

http://www.sacred-texts.com/tarot/sot/sot02.htm

I Saw the Man.

His figure reached from earth to heaven and was clad in a purple mantle. He stood deep in foliage and flowers and his head, on which was the head-band of an initiate, seemed to disappear mysteriously in infinity.

Before him on a cube-shaped altar were four symbols of magic--the sceptre, the cup, the sword and the pentacle.

His right hand pointed to heaven, his left to earth. Under his mantle he wore a white tunic girded with a serpent swallowing its tail.

His face was luminous and serene, and, when his eyes met mine, I felt that he saw most intimate recesses of my soul. I saw myself reflected in him as in a mirror and in his eyes I seemed to look upon myself.

And I heard a voice saying:

--"Look, this is the Great Magician!

With his hands he unites heaven and earth, and the four elements that form the world are controlled by him.

p. 22

The four symbols before him are the four letters of the name of God, the signs of the four elements, fire, water, air, earth."

I trembled before the depth of the mysteries A touched... The words I heard seemed to be littered by the Great Magician himself, and it was as though he spoke in me.

I was in deep trepidation and at moment I felt there was nothing, before me except the blue sky; but within me a window opened through which I could see unearthly things. and hear unearthly words.

CHINESE FIGURE FOR GARDEN IS QUADRANT- ALSO THEIR WORD FOR GOD IS A QUADRANT AND WORD FOR SHAMAN IS A QUADRANT

 

The Garden of Eden

 

http://www.noahs-ark.tv/chinese/bible-evidences-chinese-language-characters-words-garden-of-eden-genesis-2-8-tian.jpg

Two separate words for garden in the Chinese language represent different aspects of the GARDEN of Eden. The first is tián. In this simple image, we see the river which separated into four river heads (see the yellow arrows) spoken of by Moses (Genesis 2:10-14).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nature_(essay)

DIVIDES NATURE INTO FOUR USAGES

"Nature" is an essay written by Ralph Waldo Emerson, and published by James Munroe and Company in 1836. In the essay Emerson put forth the foundation of transcendentalism, a belief system that espouses a non-traditional appreciation of nature.[1]Transcendentalism suggests that the divine, or God, suffuses nature, and suggests that reality can be understood by studying nature.[2] Emerson's visit to the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris inspired a set of lectures he later delivered in Boston which were then published.

Within the essay, Emerson divides nature into four usages: Commodity, Beauty, Language and Discipline. These distinctions define the ways by which humans use nature for their basic needs, their desire for delight, their communication with one another and their understanding of the world.[3] Emerson followed the success of "Nature" with a speech, "The American Scholar", which together with his previous lectures laid the foundation for transcendentalism and his literary career.

http://www.sacred-texts.com/jud/tku/tku05.htm

IN QABALAH MICROSPORUS IS EXTENDED IN THE FORM OF THE CROSS CONNECTED TO THE TETRAGRAMMATON

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http://www.sacred-texts.com/jud/tku/tku05.htm

["In the cranium" (or skull), BGVLGLThA. Begolgoltha, or in Golgoltha. In the New Testament it is worthy of note that Jesus Christ (the Son) is said to be crucified at Golgotha (the skull): while here, in the Qabalah, Microprosopus (the Son), as the Tetragrammaton, is said to be extended in the form of a cross, thus--

--in Golgotha (the skull). The text above says, at the end of section 33, "of Macroprosopus"; but I think this is a misprint for "of Microprosopus."]

SOLDIERS CUT JESUS GARMENTS FOUR PARTS

https://gnosticteachings.org/courses/gnostic-mysteries/3347-gnostic-mysteries-of-the-cross.html

“Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments, and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also his coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout. They said therefore among themselves: Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be: that the scripture might be fulfilled, which said, ‘they parted my raiment among them, and for my vesture they did cast lots.’ These things therefore the soldiers did.” – John 19: 23, 24

THE F LOGO OF FACEBOOK IS CRUCIFORM- I POSTD AN ARTICLE A WHILE AGO TALKING ABOUT THIS

https://en.facebookbrand.com/assets/f-logo

The "f" logo is one of our most globally recognized and beloved assets. It’s used to represent Facebook products (website or mobile app) and should be used with a written call to action e.g., Find us on Facebook.

FOUR STAGES

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhyāna_in_Buddhism

The Pāli canon describes eight progressive states of jhāna. Four are called meditations of form (rūpa jhāna), and four are formless meditations (arūpa jhāna).

 

[hide]Table: Jhāna-related factors.

first

jhāna second

jhāna third

jhāna fourth

jhāna

sensuality

(kāma),

unskillful

qualities

(akusala

dhamma) secluded

from,

withdrawn

applied

thought

(vitakka) accom-

panies

jhāna stilled

sustained

thought

(vicāra)

rapture

(pīti) seclusion-

born;

pervades

body samādhi-

born;

pervades

body fades

away

(as does

distress)

pleasure

(sukha) pervades

physical

body aban-

doned

(as is

pain)

pure,

mindful

equanimity

(upekkhā-

sati-

pārisuddhi) [internal

confidence,

mental

unification] equani-

mous,

mindful mindfull;

neither

pleasure

nor pain

Source: AN 5.28 (Thanissaro, 1997) * diagram details

The Rupa Jhānas[edit]

Main article: Rupajhana

There are four stages of deep collectedness which are called the Rupa Jhāna (Fine-material Jhāna). For each Jhāna are given a set of qualities which are present in that jhana:[5]

 

First Jhāna — the five hindrances have completely disappeared and intense unified bliss remains. Only the subtlest of mental movement remains, perceivable in its absence by those who have entered the second jhāna. The ability to form unwholesome intentions ceases. The remaining qualities are: "directed thought, evaluation, rapture, pleasure, unification of mind, contact, feeling, perception, intention, consciousness, desire, decision, persistence, mindfulness, equanimity & attention"

Second Jhāna — all mental movement utterly ceases. There is only bliss. The ability to form wholesome intentions ceases as well. The remaining qualities are: "internal assurance, rapture, pleasure, unification of mind, contact, feeling, perception, intention, consciousness, desire, decision, persistence, mindfulness, equanimity, & attention"

Third Jhāna — one-half of bliss (joy) disappears. The remaining qualities are: "equanimity-pleasure, unification of mind, contact, feeling, perception, intention, consciousness, desire, decision, persistence, mindfulness, equanimity & attention"

Fourth Jhāna — The other half of bliss (happiness) disappears, leading to a state with neither pleasure nor pain, which the Buddha said is actually a subtle form of happiness (more sublime than pīti and sukha). The breath is said to cease temporarily in this state. The remaining qualities are: "a feeling of equanimity, neither pleasure nor pain; an unconcern due to serenity of awareness; unification of mind, contact, feeling, perception, intention, consciousness, desire, decision, persistence, mindfulness, equanimity & attention".[5] Traditionally, the fourth jhāna is seen as the beginning of attaining psychic powers (abhijñā).[citation needed][note 1]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhyāna_in_Buddhism

Beyond the four jhānas lie four attainments, referred to in the early texts as aruppas. These are also referred to in commentarial literature as immaterial/the formless jhānas (arūpajhānas), also translated as The Formless Dimensions, in distinction from the first four jhānas (rūpa jhānas). In the Buddhist canonical texts, the word "jhāna" is never explicitly used to denote them, they are instead referred to as āyatana. However, they are sometimes mentioned in sequence after the first four jhānas (other texts. e.g. MN 121 treat them as a distinct set of attainments) and thus came to be treated by later exegetes as jhānas. The immaterial attainments have more to do with expanding, while the Jhanas (1–4) focus on concentration. The enlightenment of complete dwelling in emptiness is reached when the eighth jhāna is transcended.

 

The four formless jhanas are:

 

Dimension of Infinite Space – In this dimension the following qualities are "ferreted out":[5] "the perception of the dimension of the infinitude of space, singleness of mind, contact, feeling, perception, intention, consciousness, desire, decision, persistence, mindfulness, equanimity, & attention".[5]

Dimension of Infinite Consciousness – In this dimension the following quailities are "ferreted out":[5] "the perception of the dimension of the infinitude of consciousness, unification of mind, contact, feeling, perception, intention, consciousness, desire, decision, persistence, mindfulness, equanimity, & attention".[5]

Dimension of Nothingness – In this dimension the following qualities are "ferreted out":[5] "the perception of the dimension of nothingness, singleness of mind, contact, feeling, perception, intention, consciousness, desire, decision, persistence, mindfulness, equanimity, & attention"

Dimension of Neither Perception nor Non-Perception No qualities to be "ferreted out" are being mentioned for this dimension.[5]

Although the "Dimension of Nothingness" and the "Dimension of Neither Perception nor Non-Perception" are included in the list of nine Jhanas taught by the Buddha, they are not included in the Noble Eightfold Path. Noble Path number eight is "Samma Samadhi" (Right Concentration), and only the first four Jhanas are considered "Right Concentration". If he takes a disciple through all the Jhanas, the emphasis is on the "Cessation of Feelings and Perceptions" rather than stopping short at the "Dimension of Neither Perception nor Non-Perception".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outline_of_Buddhism
The Four Main Sites
Lumbini — Buddha's birthplace
Maya Devi Temple
Bodh Gaya — Buddha's place of Enlightenment
Mahabodhi Temple
Bodhi Tree
Sarnath — Place of Buddha's first discourse
Kushinagar — Place of Buddha's final passing away
Four Additional Sites
Sravasti
Rajgir
Sankassa
Vaishali

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outline_of_Buddhism

Four form jhānas (rūpajhāna)

First jhāna (pathamajjhana)

applied thought (vittaka)

sustained thought (vicāra)

rapture (pīti)

bliss (sukha)

one-pointedness (ekaggata)

Second jhāna (dutiyajjhana)

rapture (pīti)

bliss (sukha)

one-pointedness (ekaggata)

Third jhāna (tatiyajjhana)

bliss (sukha)

one-pointedness (ekaggata)

Fourth jhāna (catutthajjhana)

one-pointedness (ekaggata)

equanimity (upekkhā • upekṣā)

Four formless jhānas (arūpajhāna)

Base of the infinity of space (ākāsānañcāyatana)

Base of the infinity of consciousness (viññāṇañcāyatana)

Base of nothingness (ākiñcaññāyatana)

Base of neither-perception-nor-nonperception (nevasaññānāsaññāyatana)

Cessation of perception and feeling (nirodha-samāpatti)

There are eight jhānas in total, out of which the first four are rūpajhānas, meditations of form. All four rūpajhānas are characterized by ekaggatā (Skt: ekāgratā) which means one-pointedness, i.e. the mind focuses singularly on the material or mental object during meditation.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rupajhana

The four rūpajhānas are:

 

paṭhama-jhāna (Skt: prathamadhyāna, literally "first jhana")

dutiya-jhāna (Skt: dvitīyadhyāna, literally "second jhana")),

tatiya-jhāna (Skt: tṛtīyadhyāna,literally "third jhana"))

catuttha-jhāna (Skt: caturthadhyāna, literally "fourth jhana"))

See also right concentration.

 

These first four jhānas can be characterized by certain factors called jhānaṅga (Skt: dhyānāṅga) whose presence or absence in each rūpajhāna is summarized in the following table:

FOUR KINDS OF BREATHING FOURTH DIFFERENT

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_meditation

The Tiantai school also places a great emphasis on ānāpānasmṛti, or mindfulness of breathing, in accordance with the principles of śamatha and vipaśyanā. Zhiyi classifies breathing into four main categories: panting (喘), unhurried breathing (風), deep and quiet breathing (氣), and stillness or rest (息). Zhiyi holds that the first three kinds of breathing are incorrect, while the fourth is correct, and that the breathing should reach stillness and rest.[40] Zhiyi also outlines four kinds of samadhi in his Mohe Zhiguan, and ten modes of practicing vipaśyanā.

AS I DESCRIBED BUDDHISM IS THE FIRST QUADRANT RELIGION SO IT IS WEIRD AND HAS A LOT OF DIFFERENT NUMBERS- THE FIRST QUADRANT IS ALWAYS WEIRD- CHRISTIANITY HAS LESS NUMBERS AND IS MORE DIRECTED AT FOUR IN BUDDHISM FOUR IS DOMINANT AND I POSTED AMAZING QUADRANT MODELS A LONG TIME AGO THAT I CANT FIND NOW BUT EXACT TWO BY TWO BUDDHIST MATRICES BUT FOUR IS DOMINANT IN BUDDHISM AND THE QUADRANT PATTERN BUT BUDDHISM IS WEIRD AND HAS A LOT OF NUMBERS

FOUR

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brahmavihara

The brahmavihāras (sublime attitudes, lit. "abodes of brahma") are a series of four Buddhist virtues and the meditation practices made to cultivate them. They are also known as the four immeasurables (Sanskrit: apramāṇa, Pāli: appamaññā).[1][2] The Brahma-viharas are:

 

loving-kindness or benevolence

compassion

empathetic joy

equanimity

According to the Metta Sutta, cultivation of the four immeasurables has the power to cause the practitioner to be reborn into a "Brahmā realm" (Pāli: Brahmaloka).[3]

 

The Brahma-viharas, along with meditative tradition associated with Brahma-vihara, are also found in pre-Buddha and post-Buddha Vedic and Sramanic literature.

 

The four Brahma-vihara are:

 

Loving-kindness (Pāli: mettā, Sanskrit: maitrī) is active good will towards all;[9][10]

Compassion (Pāli and Sanskrit: karuṇā) results from metta, it is identifying the suffering of others as one's own;[9][10]

Empathetic joy (Pāli and Sanskrit: muditā): is the feeling of joy because others are happy, even if one did not contribute to it, it is a form of sympathetic joy;[9]

Equanimity (Pāli: upekkhā, Sanskrit: upekṣā): is even-mindedness and serenity, treating everyone impartially.[9][10]

FOUR STATES

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Free_Trade_Association

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is a regional trade organisation and free trade area consisting of four European states: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland.[1] The organisation operates in parallel with the European Union (EU), and all four member states participate in the European Single Market.[2]

FOUR TYPES BOOK NEW TESTAMENT

https://www.imb.org/topic/explore-missions/missions-new-testament/intro-four-types-of-nt-literature/

There are four types of books in the New Testament. The first type is the four Gospels, which are four accounts of the life, teaching, death, and resurrection of Jesus. With absolute accuracy, they both describe and explain who he was, what he taught, and what he did. They are based on the firsthand testimonies of human eyewitnesses. They interpret and explain the significance of what happened, and the perspective of those interpretations and explanations is the perfect perspective of God himself. In the Gospels, we find the clear command of Jesus to his entire church to take the good news about him to the ends of the earth.

The second type is a single book, the Acts of the Apostles. The Book of Acts is actually a sequel to the third Gospel (the Gospel according to Luke), written by the same author. Acts continues the story by telling the history of the early church, from the return of Jesus back into heaven to the arrival of the Apostle Paul in Rome as a prisoner. This book, from beginning to end, is a missionary story, and the examples of the early followers of Jesus are a rich source of missionary wisdom for Christians today.

The third type of book in the New Testament is a large collection of letters from early church leaders like Paul, Peter, James, John, and Jude to brand new churches around the ancient world, churches that were the fruit of the missionary efforts of the early church. These letters were themselves a part of the apostles’ missionary method, as they encouraged, warned, and instructed new believers who had recently come to faith. They give us insight into both the apostles’ missionary motivation and into their missionary methods.

The fourth type of book in the New Testament is the Book of Revelation. This book is an apocalypse or uncovering of the ultimate destiny of the history of the world. Christians have debated its exact interpretation for centuries, but it serves as a powerful source of encouragement for believers to persevere in the mission that God has given us. Revelation teaches us that opposition may be hard, but it is temporary, and this mission will succeed permanently.

In addition to looking at the theme of missions in these four types of books in the New Testament, we will conclude this unit by considering two big missions questions. First, what does the Bible as a whole teach about people who have never heard the gospel? Second, based on all that we have seen, what does the Bible as a whole teach us about the nature of the mission God has given us? With these two questions, we will have a solid biblical foundation for exploring missions further.

Jesus Calls Four Fishermen to Follow Him. 

​http://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/the-fourfold-gospel/by-sections/jesus-calls-four-fishermen-to-follow-him.html

 2Save 

4-7. JESUS CALLS FOUR FISHERMEN TO FOLLOW HIM. 
(Sea of Galilee, near Capernaum.) 
MATT. 4:18-22;  b MARK 1:16-20;  c LUKE 5:1-11

 

      a 18 And walking 

  b 16 And passing along by the sea of Galilee [This lake is a pear-shaped body of water, about twelve and a half miles long and about seven miles across at its widest place. It is 682 feet below sea level; its waters are fresh, clear and abounding in fish, and it is surrounded by hills and mountains, which rise from 600 to 1,000 feet above it. Its greatest depth is about 165 feet], he [Jesus] saw a two brethren, Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, {b the brother of Simon} casting a net in {a into} the sea [The New Testament speaks of three kinds of nets, viz.: the amphiblestron, which is only mentioned here; the sagene, mentioned only at  Matthew 13:47 ; and the dictua, which is mentioned in all other places. The dictua was a casting-net; the sagene, a seine or dragnet; and the amphiblestron was a drawnet, a circular bell-shaped affair, which was thrown upon the water, so that it spread out and  caught, by sinking, whatever was below it]; for they were fishers. [Though Simon and Andrew had been companions of Jesus on at least one journey, they did not as yet understand that his service would require all their time. The facts that Jesus now temporarily resided at Capernaum afforded them an opportunity to return to their old occupation, which they readily embraced. Fishing was then a prosperous trade on the lake of Galilee.] 

 

  b 17 And Jesus said {a he saith} b unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men. [It was an invitation to follow, that they might be instructed by hearing his teaching and beholding his work. Jesus called them from a lower to a similar but higher labor. He calls all honest tradesmen in this manner. He invites carpenters to build his temple, servants to serve the great King, physicians to heal immortal souls, merchants to invest in pearls of great price, etc. The fisherman found many points of resemblance between the old and new calling, such as, 1, daily hardships and dangers; 2, earnest desires for the objects sought; 3, skill and wisdom in the use of means, etc. Disciples are fishers, human souls are fish, the world is the sea, the gospel is the net, and eternal life is the shore whither the catch is drawn.] 

 

  a 21 And going on from thence b a little further, a he saw two other brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, b who also were in the boat a with Zebedee their father, mending their {b the} nets.[They also, like Peter and Andrew, were at work when Jesus found them. God calls the busy to his business. For instances where God had called the busy, see cases of Moses ( Exodus 3:1  Exodus 3:2 ), Gideon ( 6:11 ), Saul ( 1 Samuel 10:1-3 ), David ( 1 Samuel 16:11-15 ), Elisha ( 1 Kings 19:19-21 ), Matthew ( Matthew 9:9 ), Saul ( Acts 9:1-6 ). Moreover most of these were called from lowly work, for such is God's method ( 1 Corinthians 1:26-29 ). We should note two reasons why God chose the lowly and unlearned: 1, their minds being free from prejudice were more ready to entertain new truth; 2, the strength of the gospel was made more apparent by the weakness of its ministers ( 1 Corinthians 2:3-5 ;  2 Corinthians 4:7 ;  4:6 ). Of these two brothers, James was the first apostolic martyr and John the last survivor of the twelve. James was beheaded about A. D. 44 ( Acts 12:1  Acts 12:2 ); and John, after upwards of seventy years of Christian service, died at Ephesus about A. D. 100.] 

  20 And straightway he called them [From Matthew and Mark we would suppose that Jesus was alone when he called the two sets of brothers, and that with them he immediately left the lake. But we learn from Luke that he taught and worked a miracle before leaving the lake]:

  c 1 Now it came to pass, while the multitude pressed upon him and heard the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret [This body of water bore many names. It was anciently called Chinnereth ( Numbers 34:11 ), or Chinneroth ( 12:3 ), from a fortified town ( Joshua 19:35 ) and district ( 1 Kings 15:20 ) in Naphtali bearing that name. It is here called Gennesaret, from a plain of that name upon its northwestern shore (which may be a corruption of the old name Chinnereth.) It received its name, Galilee, from the district to which it belongs, and in later times it bore the name Tiberias ( John 6:1 ), from the city of that name on its western shore];

  2 and he saw two boats standing by the lake: but the fishermen had gone out of them, and were washing their nets. [We may conceive of the fishermen, in answer to Jesus' call, drawing their boats together to the point where he stood upon the shore. Then, as Jesus stood teaching, they occupied themselves in the shallow water behind by washing their nets while they listened to him.] 

  3 And he entered into one of the boats, which was Simon's, and asked him to put out a little from the land.[He did this that he might avoid the press, and that the people might be better able both to see and to hear.] And he sat down [the usual attitude or posture of a teacher]  and taught the multitudes out of the boat.

  4 And when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Put out draught. ["Put out" is in the singular, being addressed to Simon alone; "let down" is plural, being addressed generally to those in the boat.] 

  5 And Simon answered and said, Master, we have toiled all the night, and took nothing: but at thy word I will let down the nets. ["Master" is a broader word than "Rabbi"; it indicates a superior, but does not confine his superiority to matters of instruction. The words of Peter show a willingness to oblige or honor Jesus, but are devoid of hope as to the thing proposed. Night was the time for fishing ( John 21:3 ); and the proper place to cast the net was near the shore; but if Jesus wished to fish by daylight in the middle of the lake, Simon was not too weary to humor the wish.] 

  6 And when they had done this, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes; and their nets were breaking [that is, the nets began to snap when they tried to lift them out of the water];

  7 and they beckoned unto their partners in the other boat, that they should come and help them. [This indicates that they were well out into the lake, where it was easier to beckon than to shout explanations. Some think the marvel wrought by Jesus made them speechless, but they were so engrossed in the magnitude and value of the catch that the full glory of the miracle had not yet come upon them.] And they came, and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink. [They probably ran a second net under the one which enclosed the fishes, and by thus doubling the strength of the net were able to draw the fish up between the boats. A great load thus suddenly dumped in the side of a boat will cause it to list, dip water and threaten to sink. Such appears to have been the case here until the loads were so distributed as to right the ships.] 

  8 But Simon Peter, when he saw it, fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord. 

  9 For he was amazed, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken [This miracle came home to the soul of Peter because it was wrought in  Religion is only powerful as it becomes personal. Peter's request shows how deeply the miracle impressed him. It gave him that sense of the divine presence which never fails to overwhelm the hearts of men. No man can behold God in his glory and live ( Exodus 33:20-23 ; Exodus 20:18  Exodus 20:19 ); and though there have been exceptions where men have seen God or his representatives and lived ( Exodus 24:9-11 ;  6:21-23 ;  13:22  13:23 ;  Isaiah 6:1-5 ;  Daniel 10:16-19 ;  Genesis 32:30 ); yet no man, not even the purest, has ever stood in the presence of God or his ministers without feeling such a sense of weakness and sinfulness as to almost extinguish life-- Revelation 1:17 ;  Job 42:5  Job 42:6 ];

  10 and so were also James and John, sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men. [Jesus here shows the purpose for which this miracle had been wrought. It was a prophetic type or picture which foreshadowed the triumphs of the day of Pentecost and other seasons when the apostles had great ingatherings of souls through the preaching of the gospel.] 

 

  11 And when they had brought their boats to land, they a straightway c left all [that is to say, Peter and Andrew], b left the nets [but James and John],

a left the boat and their father, b Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, and went after him. {c followed him} [The four partners, boats, different kinds of nets, hired servants, etc., and the fact that Salome, the wife of Zebedee, was one of those who ministered to Christ out of her substance ( Matthew 27:55  Matthew 27:56 ;  Luke 8:3), all indicate a business of respectable proportions: a fact which suggests that the church of Christ would catch more souls if all its parts were in partnership. Evidently when the four men left the boats and nets Zebedee took charge of them. While the four rightly recognized that the divine call was superior to their earthly obligations, there is nothing which leads us to imply that their sudden departure discomfited Zebedee. The call of Christ here marks a change in their relationship to him. Hitherto business, but this present call separated them from their occupation, and prepared them for the call to be apostles which came later, and which required them to be his constant companions-- Mark 3:14 .]

HERE THE FOUR KEY ELEMENTS OF COFFEE

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqjg8xYCju0

Quadrant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqjg8xYCju0

 

LISTEN IVE BEEN TO PLACES WHERE THEY SELL TEA AND THEY HAD 16 TYPES OF TEA A 12 PLUS FOUR WHICH IS A THREE PLUS ONE IN THE QUADRANT MODEL IVE BEEN TO A TON OF PLACES ALL IT WAS WAS QUADRANT MODEL JUST I FORGOT THE PLACES NOW BUT A LOT OF IT I PUT ONLINE BUT BEFORE I POSTED EVERYTHING ONLINE I SAW A LOT OF QMR STUFF THAT I FORGOT NOW A LOT OF IT I WROTE IN NOTEBOOKS HOPEFULLY ONE DAY I CAN GO THROUGH THOSE NOTEBOOKS AND GET THE INFO BUT I WROTE IT VERY SLOPPY

THE FOURTH ELEMENT IS TRANSCENDENT AND DIVINE THE FIFTH IS ULTRA TRASNCENDENT LIKE GOD

 

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ElementNumberFive

In Adventure Time there are four elements: fire, ice, candy, and slime. There are also four embodiments for each element: Flame Princess, Patience St. Pim, Princess Bubblegum, and Slime Princess respectively. However, the "Elements" miniseries introduces a fifth element which holds the universe together: lumps and Lumpy Space Princess is the embodiment of it.

BOSE EINSTEIN CONDENSATE IS HTE ULTRA TRASNCENDENT FIFTH ELEMENT PLASMA IS THE TRASNCENDENT FOURTH

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ElementNumberFive

If you consider the four classical elements to refer to the four states of matter: solid, liquid, gas and plasma, then the fifth is the Bose-Einstein Condensate.

Actually, at least according to The Other Wiki, there are at least seven other states of matter, meaning that, under certain interpretations, there are up to twelve elements in Real Life.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon

From images taken by Clementine in 1994, it appears that four mountainous regions on the rim of Peary Crater at the Moon's north pole may remain illuminated for the entire lunar day, creating peaks of eternal light

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peary_(crater)

In 2004, a team led by Dr. Ben Bussey of Johns Hopkins University using images taken by the Clementine mission determined that four mountainous regions on the rim of Peary appeared to remain illuminated for the entire lunar day.[1] These unnamed "peaks of eternal light" are due to the Moon's extremely small axial tilt, which also gives rise to permanent shadow at the bottoms of many polar craters. No similar regions of eternal light exist at the less-mountainous south pole. Clementine's images were taken during the northern lunar hemisphere's summer season, and it remains unknown whether these four mountains are shaded at any point during their local winter season.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peak_of_eternal_light

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peak_of_eternal_light

Based on images from the Clementine lunar mission, a team from Johns Hopkins University determined that four locations along the rim of the Peary crater are candidates for peaks of eternal light. This crater lies near the north pole of the Moon. Clementine's images were taken during the northern summer and were unable to confirm whether these four peaks would be shaded at any point during the winter. Further data from the SELENE spaceprobe determined that one peak at Peary Crater receives sunlight for 89% of a lunar year, the highest level of illumination predicted for any peak of eternal light on the moon.[3]

 

Lunar South Pole, 4 peaks are identified which are illuminated more than 80% of the time

Lunar South Pole, 4 peaks are identified which are illuminated more than 80% of the time

THE FOUR CRUSADER STATES

First Crusade

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crusader_states

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crusader_states

The first four Crusader states were created in the Levant immediately after the First Crusade:

 

The first Crusader state, the County of Edessa, was founded in 1098 and lasted until 1150.

The Principality of Antioch, founded in 1098, lasted until 1268.

The Kingdom of Jerusalem, founded in 1099, lasted until 1291, when the city of Acre fell. There were also many vassals of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, the four major lordships (seigneuries) being:

The Principality of Galilee

The County of Jaffa and Ascalon

The Lordship of Oultrejordain

The Lordship of Sidon

The County of Tripoli, founded in 1104, with Tripoli itself conquered in 1109, lasted until 1289.

After the First Crusade's capture of Jerusalem and victory at Ascalon the majority of the Crusaders considered their pilgrimage complete and returned to Europe. Godfrey was left with only 300 knights and 2,000 infrantry to defend the territory won in the Eastern Mediterranean. Only Tancred of the crusader princes remained with the aim of establishing his own lordship.[4] At this point the Franks held only Jerusalem and two great Syrian cities; Antioch and Edessa but not the surrounding country. Jerusalem remained economically sterile despite the advantages of being the centre of administration of church and state and benefitting from streams of pilgrims.[5]

 

Consolidation in the first half of the 12th-century established four Crusader states: the County of Edessa (1098–1149), the Principality of Antioch (1098–1268), the Kingdom of Jerusalem (1099–1291), and the County of Tripoli (1104–1289, although the city of Tripoli itself remained in Muslim control until 1109).[6] These states were the first examples of "Europe overseas". They are generally known as outremer, from the French outre-mer ("overseas" in English).[7][8]

THE FOUR HOLY SITES TO ISLAM (Sunni)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shia_Islam

The four holiest sites to Muslims are Mecca (Al-Haram Mosque), Medina (Al-Nabbawi Mosque), Jerusalem (Al-Aqsa Mosque), and Kufa (Kufa Mosque).

FOUR COMPANIONS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Four_Companions

The Four Companions, also called the Four Pillars of the Sahaba is a Shi'a term that refers to the four Sahaba Shi'a believe stayed most loyal to Imam Ali after the death of the Islamic prophet Muhammad:

 

Abū Dhar al-Ghifāri

Ammār ibn Yāsir

Miqdad ibn Aswād al-Kindi

Salman the Persian

Those among Muhammad's companions who were closest to both Muhammad and Imam Ali were called Shias of Ali "partisans of ‘Alī" during Muhammad's lifetime and it was for these primarily that the following hadith was said:

 

Glad tidings, Ali! Verily you and your Shia will be in Paradise.

 

These companions are later referred to as "Real Shi'a". Abdullah ibn Abbas, Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr and Malik al-Ashtar were other such partisans. However, it is only The Four Companions that are believed to have attained the rank of "the Real Shi‘a" and remained so.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miqdad_ibn_Aswad

Miqdad ibn Aswad Al-Kindi deeply believed in Allah and teachings of Muhammad. One day, Muhammad said: "Allah has ordered me to love four (persons), and He has told me that He loves them. The persons are Ali, al-Miqdad, Abu Dharr al-Ghifari, and Salman al Farisi."

THE FOUR MONTHS THREE PLUS ONE

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_pre-Islamic_Arabia

The Bedouin were introduced to Meccan ritualistic practices as they frequented settled towns of the Hejaz during the four months of the "holy truce", the first three of which were devoted to religious observance, while the fourth was set aside for trade.[111] Alan Jones infers from Bedouin poetry that the gods, even Allah, were less important to the Bedouins than Fate.[112] They seem to have had little trust in rituals and pilgrimages as means of propitiating Fate, but had recourse to divination and soothsayers (kahins).[112] The Bedouins regarded some trees, wells, caves and stones as sacred objects, either as fetishes or as means of reaching a deity.[113] They created sanctuaries where people could worship fetishes.[114]

ARABS WORSHIP FOUR STONES IN A THREE PLUS ONE- I POSTED THE THREE PLUS ONE STONES IN EUROPEAN WORSHIP AND ARCHITECTURE AS WELL AS THE ARTICLES OF PEOPLE CLAIMING THAT ARABS WORSHIPPED A QUATERNITY OF ALLH AND HIS THREE DAUGHTERS AS WELL AS EUROPEANS WORSHIPPED QUATERNITY OF ZEUS AND THREE WIVES

https://books.google.com/books?id=P-AXAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA689&lpg=PA689&dq=four+stones+arabs+worship+three+small&source=bl&ots=f7UN75Hrj1&sig=zfLOmYV9vhZpcIC7qpOHhoyVl_s&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjv_vPAmO_WAhWH5YMKHQDkDnsQ6AEITjAK#v=onepage&q=four%20stones%20arabs%20worship%20three%20small&f=false

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THE FOUR PRINCIPAL GODS OF THE ARABS

http://www.islamhelpline.net/node/5891

The names Lat, Uzza, Manat and Hubaal were four amongst the 360+ names and images assigned to the self-invented and false deities, gods and goddesses which were worshipped by the pagans of Arabia at the time of the advent of the Prophet (saws).

These four self-invented and false deities were recognized and honored as the principal idols of pagan Arab idolatry in the days of ignorance in Arabia.

Ref: Al-Lat

The shrine of the supposed goddess Al-Lat was placed in the city of Taif, and the Arab tribe of Banu Thaqeef were its main devotees.

Ref: Al-Uzza

The shrine of the supposed goddess Al-Uzza was situated at a place called Hurad in the valley of Nakhlah, which is situated between the cities of Makkah and Taif. The Arab tribe of the Banu Shaibaan, who happened to be the allies of the tribe of Banu Hashim, were its main attendees.

Ref: Manat

The shrine of the supposed goddess Manat was situated at Qudaid by the Red Sea between the cities of Makkah and Madinah; and the Arab tribes of Khuzaah, Aus, and Khazraj were its principal devotees.

Ref: Hubaal

Hubaal was apparently the biggest and most honored deity amongst the many gods of pagan Quraish of Makkah

FOUR STONE ALLIGNMENT

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eightercua

Eightercua Irish: Íoċtar Ċua (or possibly Íoċtar Ċuan), meaning " "the place or holy place or harbor" that is Íoċ or "below" - the word is a specifically geographical term that does not adequately translate into English which does not designate a "place down below" with categorically geographical differentiation") is a four-stone alignment (stone-row) Megalithic tomb, located 1.5 km south-south-east of Waterville, County Kerry, Ireland. The tallest stone reaches 9 feet in height, and the alignment streaches for twenty five feet in an east-west direction. Surrounding artifacts, including remains of a possible tomb and an ancient enclosure, suggest that the site had a ritual purpose at one time. Eightercua is thought to originate from circa. 1700 BC, and by tradition is the burial place of Scéine, wife of the leader of the Milesian invaders, Amergin mac Míled.[1]

 

The site features four tall slabs from 1.8m to 3m high running east and west. From one stone a slab runs south and could be part of a tomb chamber or cist set in an oval cairn 1m high.[2]

FOUR RINGS OF STONES

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellowmead_stone_circle

Yellowmead stone circle near Sheepstor in Devon, England, is a Bronze Age concentric stone circle consisting of four rings of stones set within one another. The largest is 20 metres wide and the smallest, 6 metres. It is located on Yellowmead Down.

The Goatstones is a Bronze-Age four-poster stone circle located near Ravensheugh Crags in NorthumberlandEngland. It is 2.5 miles (4.0 km) to the north of Hadrian's Wall in the parish of Wark-on-Tyne. The name is thought to be derived from the Saxon "gyet stanes" meaning "wayside stones".[1] The monument probably had some kind of religious purpose.[2]

THREE GROUPS OF FOUR AND ONE GROUP OF FIVE- A THREE PLUS ONE

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Periodic_table

Döbereiner also observed that, when arranged by atomic weight, the second member of each triad was roughly the average of the first and the third;[60] this became known as the Law of Triads.[61] German chemist Leopold Gmelin worked with this system, and by 1843 he had identified ten triads, three groups of four, and one group of five

TETRA IS FOUR USED FOR DRYCLEANING

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetrachloroethylene

Tetrachloroethylene, also known under the systematic name tetrachloroethene, or perchloroethylene ("perc" or "PERC"), and many other names, is a chlorocarbon with the formula Cl2C=CCl2. It is a colorless liquid widely used for dry cleaning of fabrics, hence it is sometimes called "dry-cleaning fluid." It has a sweet odor detectable by most people at a concentration of 1 part per million (1 ppm). Worldwide production was about 1 million metric tons (980,000 long tons; 1,100,000 short tons) in 1985.[3]

 

Tetrachloroethylene is an excellent solvent for organic materials. Otherwise it is volatile, highly stable, and nonflammable. For these reasons, it is widely used in dry cleaning. It is also used to degrease metal parts in the automotive and other metalworking industries, usually as a mixture with other chlorocarbons. It appears in a few consumer products including paint strippers and spot removers.

 

It is used in neutrino detectors where a neutrino interacts with a neutron in the chlorine atom and converts it to a proton to form argon.

I POSTED ALL THIS STUFF BEFORE- MODEL ORGANISM

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetrahymena

Tetrahymena is a genus of free-living ciliates that can also switch from commensalistic to pathogenic modes of survival. They are common in freshwater ponds. Tetrahymena species used as model organisms in biomedical research are T. thermophila and T. pyriformis.[1]

 

The ASSET program seeks to use this organism to help teach biological concepts and methods to secondary students.

TETRAHEDRON AND SUPERFOOD

https://metatranspiration.com/tag/tetrahedron/

One of the things that has fascinated me over the years is that the fingerprint of the Creator is everywhere. Back in the early ‘90s when I was struggling with an overgrowth of systemic yeast, I tried blue-green algae. Algae is a superfood. Unless it is harvested from a clean source and processed properly, I do not recommend its use. One of the things that struck me at the time was that the nucleus of chlorophyll and the nucleus of hemoglobin are almost identical! The only difference is the center atom – in chlorophyll it is magnesium, in hemoglobin it is iron. But the most remarkable thing is that both are Star Tetrahedron. I call the Star Tetrahedron the fingerprint of God.

A tetrahedron is a four-sided pyramid. A Star Tetrahedron is a double tetrahedron, an octahedron. In its plane form, you would recognize it as the “Star of David”; in its spherical form, you would recognize it as the universal symbol of the atom.

As I began meditating more on the Star Tetrahedron, more synchronicities came my way. In particular, communication with one friend led to myriads of information coming my way. Two nights ago, I came across an article in the International Journal of Humanities and Peace, entitled Achieving Peace: A New Paradigm, Part II, (Tetrahedron and the Game).

Here was a direct connection to Peace and the tetrahedron. Yes, there is a connection between the two. One of the thoughts put forth by the author, Mark A. Siegmund, Ph.D., is that “achieving peace is a global…problem.” Why this problem prevails is because “global civilization, at its very core, believes and accepts that Nature’s design is based on scarcity – despite the scientific evidence manifesting this century, instructing us that, in fact, sufficiency, or plenitude, is the “normal” condition in Universe, and by extension, on earth.” (emphasis mine)

The lack that exists – or appears to exist, exists because it is what the majority have believed and manifested over time. In fact, lack doesn’t exist at all except in the temporal reality created within the mind of man. Remember that Albert Einstein had said, “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”

If everyone in the world would stop, take some time and look at nature, all you would see is abundance, abundance everywhere! There is abundant air. There is an abundance of water. Look at a piece of fruit or vegetable, there is an abundance of seeds to grow more food. From one comes many. Is the world ready to shift its thinking? I believe so.

In abundance, there is only abundant health. Our bodies were created with a regenerative function. They were designed to heal themselves. If given the proper environment and support, there would be abundant health and well-being.

This article also re-introduced me to someone whose life has fascinated me. His name is R. Buckminster Fuller. R. Buckminster Fuller had a unique perspective on the Universe. He believed that “the tetrahedron is a form of energy package,” that the Universe in all of its “definable structuring””is tetrahedrally coordinate in rational number increments of the tetrahedron.” In other words, our Universe is “defined” by the tetrahedron.

The tetrahedron is everywhere around us and within us. IT IS. Dr. Siegmund refers to it as “cosmic architecture.”

R. Buckminster Fuller was not only a great thinker and creator, he envisioned a world of peace. An early environmental activist, he was a proponent of alternative energy and efficient use of natural resources always to the greater purpose of world peace.

So, here I was back at PEACE and the TETRAHEDRON. The two things that have absorbed the majority of my thinking time these past few weeks.

“In our willingness to step into the unknown, the field of all possibilities, we surrender ourselves to the creative mind that orchestrates the dance of the universe.” –- Deepak Chopra

ELISHA PERFORMED 16 MIRACLES 16 SQUARES QMR

https://www.theseason.org/2kings/miracles.htm

ELISHA'S SIXTEEN MIRACLES

 

From the Second Book of Kings

 

 

1. Jordan river divided. (2:14)

 

2. Waters at the spring of Jericho healed. (2:21)

 

3. Bears from the woods, destroying the mockers. (2:24)

 

4. Water for kings. (3:20)

 

5. Oil for widow. (4:1-4)

 

6. Gift of son. (4:16, 17)

 

7. Raising the child from dead. (4:35)

 

8. Healing of the pootage (4:41)

 

9. Bread multiplied. (4:43)

 

10 Naaman healed. (5:10)

 

11 Gehazi smitten. (5:27)

 

12 Caused the iron to swim. (6:6)

 

13 Sight to the blind. (6:17)

 

14 Smiting blindness to these men. (6:18)

 

15 Restoring sight to these men. (6:20)

 

16 Miracle after his death, man comes to life by touching Elisha's bones. (13:21)

http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/charts/Miracles%20of%20Elijah%20and%20Elisha.htm

When Elisha asked to receive a "double portion" of Elijah's spirit in 2 Kings 2:9, he was not seeking a ministry twice as great as his master's. Instead, he was using cultural terms derived from inheritance law to express his desire to carry on Elijah's ministry. Inheritance law assigned a double portion of a father's possessions to the firstborn son (see Dt 21:17). Elijah's response that "If you see me...it will be yours" (2 Kng 2:10) left the gift Elisha requested in God's hands. Elisha sees Elijah being taken up by the chariots of God at the Jordan River, and God fulfills the request: Elisha received the "double portion" = the power and authority of his master. It is ironic that Elijah performed 8 works of God while Elisha is given 16! Elisha went on to accomplish greater works than his master Elijah by performing exactly double the miracles his master performed in the name of God.

 

Elijah's 8 miracles

Miracle Reference

1. Shut up the heavens causing a drought 1 Kings 17:1

2. Multiplied flour and oil for a widow 1 Kings 17:14-16

3. Raised the widow's son from the dead 1 Kings 17:22-23

4. Defeated the prophets of Baal with fire from heaven 1 Kings 18:25-38

5. Brought rain to end the drought 1 Kings 18:41-45

6. Destroyed 51 soldiers with fire and lightening 2 Kings 1:9-10

7. Destroyed another 51 soldiers with fire and lightening 2 Kings 1:11-12

8. Parted the waters of the Jordan River 2 Kings 2:8

 

Elisha's 16 miracles

Miracle Reference

1. Parted the waters of the Jordan River 2 Kings 2:14

2. Purified water 2 Kings 2:19-22

3. Sent bears to ravage his attackers 2 Kings 2:23-24

4. Caused a flood to save Israel and to foil the Moabites 2 Kings 3:14-25

5. Made a miraculous flow of oil for a widow 2 Kings 4:2-7

6. Gave fertility to the woman of Shunem 2 Kings 4:8-17

7. Raised a child from the dead 2 Kings 4:32-37

8. Purified poisoned soup 2 Kings 4:38-41

9. Multiplied loaves to feed a large crowd 2 Kings 4:42-44

10. Healed Naaman of leprosy 2 Kings 5:1-19

11. Gehazi cursed with leprosy 2 Kings 5:20-27

12. Made an iron axe head float 2 Kings 6:1-7

13. Struck the Aramaeans blind 2 Kings 6:18

14. Prophesied the end of the Aramaean siege 2 Kings 7:1-20

15. Prophesied the death of Ben-Hadad and the rise of Hazael 2 Kings 8:7-15

16. Prophesied Israel would defeat Aram 2 Kings 13:14

PEOPLE WHO LOOK FOR CODES IN THE HEBREW LETTERS OFTEN SEE THE CROSS/QUADRANT

https://moanti.wordpress.com/2014/04/26/aramaic-and-hebrew-letters-reveal-hidden-meaning-in-the-bible-including-the-words-for-god-jesus-peace-sin-homosexuality-etc/

Truth – אֱמֶת Emet
אֱ Aleph – God
מֶ Mem – Mighty, blood
ת Tav – Cross, covenant
The word for “truth” in Hebrew is yet another miraculous sign of the truth of God and Messiah’s sacrifice. The word itself is compromised of the first, middle and last letters of the Hebrew alphabet, representing all encompassing truth. Even more amazing is that the letters themselves point towards truth as God the mighty blood covenant sacrifice on the cross! Praise Yahweh for the One and only Truth! “and you will know the TRUTH, and the TRUTH will set you free.” – John 8:32. ‘Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the TRUTH, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”‘ -John 14:6 They exchanged the TRUTH about God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator–who is forever praised. Amen. Romans 1:25 “God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in TRUTH.” -John 4:24. Side note: This last verse Of John 4:24 gives evidence to the Trinity in Scripture, as we are told that God IS spirit, and we must worship Him in spirit (representing the Holy Spirit) and in God’s mighty blood Covenant on the cross (representing Jesus.)

“My God” – אלהי El’ahi
א Alaph- God, first, strong, power, leader.
ל Resh- Head of man [He is our leader or “head” and we are made in His image], first, top beginning [He is first and eternal].
ה Heth- Man with arms raised [He has power over all things and we raise our arms up to Him. Also symbolic of Jesus’ arms raised up on the cross], breath [His breath gives us life], reveal [He reveals Himself to us], look [we look to Him and He sees all].
All the letters of El’ahi coincide to our connection with The Father!

The name of God – יהוה Yahweh
י Yud- Worship [He is worshiped.]
ה Hey- Man with arms raised [He has power over all things and we raise our arms up to Him. Also symbolic of Jesus’ arms raised up on the cross.], breath [His breath gives us life], reveal [He reveals Himself to us], look [we look to Him and He sees all].
ו Vav- Tent peg [looks like a nail. Prophesied His Son being pierced to forgive us. Represents the tent’s foundation. Extra note: the tent means house and temple.], add [Creator of all- adds all creation.], secure [we find secure refuge in Him], Hook [“fishers of men”].
ה Hey- [repeated above]
Once again, God’s essence is clearly shown in the letters of His name.

Sin – חַטָּאָה chatta’ah
חַ Chet- Outside, divide in half [Sin divides us from God]
טָּ Tet- Mud [Sin makes us dirty]
אָ Aleph- God
ה Hey- Reveal, man with arms raised up. [Through The Law our sin is revealed so that we may seek forgiveness from God. The man with raised arms is symbolic of Jesus’ arms raised up on the cross, which reveals our Savior!]

Sin divides us from God and makes us dirty (like mud), but through the Law, we are made aware of our sin and need for a Savior, and our Savior is revealed at the cross. So in the word “sin,” it has the answer of how to be forgiven by Jesus on the cross! Romans 3:20 states, “Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin.” Hebrews 7:19 reflects this- “For the law never made anything perfect. But now we have confidence in a better hope, through which we draw near to God.” The bottom line is that we can learn from our sin and know that we are all unworthy until we seek Our Savior’s forgiveness!

Forgiveness – סְלִיחָה selichah
סְ Samech – Protect
לִ Lamed – Bind
חָ Chet – Divided
ה Hey – Man with arms raised, reveal
Here we have an instance which shows us how forgiveness is connected closely to the letters in sin. Recall that the letters in “sin” showed us divided from God, but the letters in forgiveness shows that we are protected and bound from being divided by the man with his arms raised (on the cross,) as our Savior has once again been revealed in the letters!

RUMI FOUR NAFS GEBSER FOUR STRUCTURES CONSCIOUSNESS PLATO FOUR TYPES OF MIND

https://longsworde.wordpress.com/2017/08/30/the-death-and-resurrection-of-the-sacred-hoop/

The “four mighty ones in every man” that are Blake’s “Zoas” (and which also “reside in the Human Brain”) are the cardinal points — North, South, East, and West — of the Sacred Hoop. These, as noted in other posts, are called “the Guardians of the Four Directions”. The four are also called, by Rumi, the four “nafs” or “animal souls”. Time, as such, began when the original man fell into inner division (called “the Fall Into Time” or dukkha or the Kali Yuga) and the “Zoas” have been in conflict with each other ever since for dominance, and will remain so until their harmonisation or re-integration in the coming “New Age” as “Albion” who is the “Universal Humanity”. In The Ever-Present Origin Jean Gebser calls that state of consciousness before this inner division occurred in man the “archaic consciousness”.

 

There is some recognisable affinity, too, between William Blake’s description of the “Zoas” and Jean Gebser’s “four structures of consciousness” as four historically realised civilisational types — (besides the archaic, also the magical, the mythical, and the mental or “mental-rational”). The hegemonic or dominant Zoa of our time is, of course, “Urizen”, who represents the mental-rational or “perspectivising” consciousness structure.

 

Plato also has four “levels” of consciousness named: eikasia, pistis, dianoia, and nous or noesis. These are ways of knowing or “types of mind”, as it were. Noesis or nous would appear to be close to Gebser’s “integral consciousness”. Maurice Nicoll discusses these at some length in his book Living Time and the Integration of the Life. In reverse order, these “types of mind” also suggest the Greek “four Ages of Man” — Gold (noesis), Silver (dianoia), Bronze (pistis), and iron (eikasia).

 

There is also to be mentioned, in this regard, the four elements, “essences” or powers — Earth, Air, Fire, Water — which are found everywhere in the ancient world, powers which correspond to metabolic system, respiratory system, nervous system, and circulatory system of the body, and the ancients’ search for the “quintessence” (or fifth element) or regulating principle that ruled over their order or relationships (homeostasis or relative equilibrium). This was identified, especially by Heraclitus, with the mysterious “Logos“. Logos means, in one sense, “word” or even “soul”. This Logos as “word” or “soul” shares an affinity with the notion of the man or woman who “speaks from the centre of the voice”, which is the centre of the Sacred Hoop, for it is also said that “the Sacred Hoop is in language”.

 

So, we have a recurrence of this pattern: Rumi’s four nafs, Blake’s four Zoas, Gebser’s four structures of consciousness, Plato’s four types of mind, the four primordial elements, and the four Ages of Man.