Posted by: cindybythesea | October 31, 2022

A Return to Sinai

On Sunday November 13th an Interfaith group will ascend Mount Sinai for the purpose of creating a new set of commandments and for repenting of sins against the environment which they believe have resulted in catastrophic climate change. Here is a look at their logo and the title of the conference as it appears on their web page.

Now, I don’t know about you but I can’t think of a much more serious affront to God then this. Yes, it’s just a mountain … but it is not just any mountain… it’s the place where God met Moses for an event (the giving of the law and the establishment of the Mosaic covenant) which was so powerful, so important that history was forever changed. As noted below in the following text it would be impossible to overstate the grand scope (and implications) of what happened on that mountain not only in terms of the people themselves but for the world as well.

The Giving of the Law – Summary

“At Mount Sinai, Moses received the Ten Commandments from the Lord. As the NIV Study Bible puts it, “The Ten Commandments are the central stipulations of God’s covenant with Israel made at Sinai. It is almost impossible to exaggerate their effect on subsequent history. They constitute the basis of the moral principles found throughout the Western world and summarize what the one true God expects of his people in terms of faith, worship and conduct”. TWO Bible Commentary – The Sinai Project

And of course, the subsequent Mosaic Covenant which followed – the importance again of which can not be emphasized enough.

The Mosaic Covenant – A review

“The Mosaic Covenant is a conditional covenant made between God and the nation of Israel at Mount Sinai (Exodus 19-24). It is sometimes called the Sinai Covenant but is more often referred to as the Mosaic Covenant since Moses was God’s chosen leader of Israel at that time. The pattern of the covenant is very similar to other ancient covenants of that time because it is between a sovereign king (God) and his people or subjects (Israel). At the time of the covenant, God reminded the people of their obligation to be obedient to His law (Exodus 19:5), and the people agreed to the covenant when they said, “All that the Lord has spoken we will do!” (Exodus 19:8). This covenant would serve to set the nation of Israel apart from all other nations as God’s chosen people and was as equally binding as the unconditional covenant that God made with Abraham because it is also a blood covenant. The Mosaic Covenant is a significant covenant in both God’s redemptive history and in the history of the nation of Israel through whom God would sovereignly choose to bless the world with both His written Word and the Living Word, Jesus Christ”. From Got Questions- Biblical Answers https://www.gotquestions.org/Mosaic-covenant.html

A New and Better Covenant – and no, it’s not the one you’re thinking of

But the Interfaith Center has something entirely different in mind. Our sins are not against God (according to them) but against his creation – the environment. And a new covenant between nations and religions must be enacted if we are to save not people, not souls but the ground upon which we walk. Ten Universal Commands must be put in place that will unite all people with one singular goal – saving the planet. And last but not least, I suppose (although not stated) – a leader like unto Moses, or even Jesus who can lead the people out of the wilderness of planetary destruction and catastrophe to the promised land of environmental protection and utopia as you will see in what they term a new vision.

A New Vision

“We return to Sinai in a movement of repentance and quest. We seek a new vision for humanity and its endangered existence, and we seek to receive and amplify a message of life sustaining
living and habits that humanity needs to hear today. In this spirit, the project partners will bring together premier religious leaders from the world’s major religions to gather upon Mount Sinai to engage in a first ever Climate Repentance Ceremony, and to put forth a prophetic interreligious call to action: “Climate Justice: Ten Universal Commands” (emphasis mine)

“Goals of the Event


• Inspire and unleash the power of religions, religious leaders and faith communities as
change agents for climate action and as sources for inspiring and motivating discussions
among politicians and civil bodies.
• Motivate action among religious communities and the wider public to curb climate change.
• Invite media to cover religious leaders’ advocacy in combating climate change.
• Promote a coalition of religious leaders to work together for climate action.
• Generate new faith-inspired climate education materials for broad use”

*This is just a sampling from their page which I am including here if you would like to read more. https://interfaithsustain.com/returning-to-mt-sinai/

A Sign of the Times

When I think of Moses ascending Mount Sinai to meet with God it is with out a doubt one of the most important events in the history of the Bible- altogether strange, fearful and awe inspiring… there is no other event that has impacted humanity as much outside of the birth, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. So, in my opinion this would be a serious challenge to the original meeting on the Mountain between God and Moses – and is not something that can be tweaked or duplicated for one’s own agenda.

After Moses met with God his face shone brightly from the glory of the encounter and the people on seeing this pledged as one to follow God and to be his people.

But Sunday November 13th will be a very different event. There will be no meeting with God, no tablets of stone and no covenant enacted by God. Instead there will be a good deal of hand wringing and self flaggelation amidst pious speeches over sins against the environment so grievous (according to them) that a new set of commandments must be enacted, a new covenant written and a pledge to and for change in order that our collective sins may be forgiven – not by God of course – but by the Universe – this is an Interfaith group, after all – with no real belief in the one true God.

As we close out the remainder of the year I think the numbers of the date of this event (11/13/22) pretty much says it all …. and should this event go forward as planned I expect some rather severe consequences to unfold as a result. Ascending Sinai in this manner for this purpose is about as God rejecting as you can get …and that is saying something given the times we are living in.

11 – disorder, chaos and judgment …13 – rebellion and lawlessness … 22 – a double portion of disorder, chaos and judgment

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem they shall prosper who love thee.” Psalm 122:6

Watching and waiting with YOU for the soon return of Jesus! Cindy


Responses

  1. I am VERY glad you have begun to unpack this. I hope we’re two days (or more) in heaven before this event transpires (if it does). I’d expect the eschatosphere to light up again, with dogmatic assertions that THIS is the “covenant with many” and so forth and so on.

    How the pieces fit together seems to be, by intentional design, a mystery. But clearly with a stunt like this, we’re at the end of the trail.

    Thanks again for your stellar work. Hope to see you VERY soon!

    • Thanks Steve! I don’t know how well I did with this given the immensity of the subject but I agree we’re obviously at the end of the trail! And I do expect to see you ( and the multitude of others who are watching with us) very, very soon!


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