5.16 – MAGIC OF THE GODS (10.21.13)


Qantir, the Nile Delta, Egypt. Sixty miles northeast of Cairo. Many historians believe that beneath these fields lie the ancient ruins of the lost city of Pi-Ramesse. In the 13th-century BC, during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II, this city served as the capitol of Egypt, and according to some theologians, was the historical site of the Ten Plagues of Egypt as described in the Biblical Book of Exodus.

“We have the story of the Exodus, which is the story of the Hebrew people leaving Egypt. And so Moses is going to be the liberator. He’s chosen by God, i.e. Yahweh, to go to pharaoh and say, ‘Let my people go.’”

Rev. Michael J.S. Carter, M.Div.
(Author, Alien Scriptures)

“Moses is told by this angel inside the burning bush that he must go to Pharaoh and convince him to release 700,000 Hebrews. The next thing that most people know is that he’s in the court of Pharaoh challenging Pharaoh’s magicians.”

Patrick Cooke (Founder, The Bible UFO Connection)

“In the very ancient civilization of Egypt, magicians played an important part in the court of the pharaoh. They protected the pharaoh from dark powers. They healed him from time to time. They gave him legitimacy with the people. They were vital in the court life in ancient Egypt.”

– Jonathan Young, Ph.D.
(Founding Curator, Joseph Campbell Archives)

“The Egyptians had no word for religion. For them, magic was their religion. It was around them, it was part of them. It was the power of their deities, it created their deities. It was a constant force in their life. So, to study magic, to understand magic was to understand the world.”

Jonathan Pendragon (Magician)

“Egyptians were the masters of natural magic. They understood how magic really works, how you could use nature and use the power of a human mind to create an effect.”

– Robert Bauval (Egyptologist),
(Author, The Egypt Code),
(Author, Secret Chamber Revisited),
(Co-Author, Black Genesis)

According to the Biblical account, God instructs Moses to give the pharaoh a demonstration of his divine power, one that will force him to free the Israelite slaves.

“In order to help compel pharaoh, Moses throws down his staff so it turns into a serpent. The Egyptian magicians, they look at that and they go, ‘Gosh, we can do this, too.’”

Robert Mullins, Ph.D. (Archaeologist)

“All of the magicians throw their rods down on the ground. They all turn into snakes. But Moses’ snake eats all those other snakes. And that’s the beginning of what we know as probably the greatest magic contest ever recorded.”

Patrick Cooke (Founder, The Bible UFO Connection)

“God is equipping Moses to face off pharaoh and pharaoh’s magicians. It is a literal battle of sorcerers.”

Jonathan Pendragon (Magician)

The confrontation quickly escalates as God proceeds to unleash a series of ten increasingly devastating plagues on the people of Egypt.

“In the first plague, Moses touches his staff to the Nile River, and it becomes blood, but the magicians are able to do this as well. In the second plague, Moses multiplies frogs, but so can the magicians, although once they do it, they can’t get rid of the frogs. In the third plague, Moses brings about gnats, or some think lice. So, for each of these plagues, they begin to increase in their severity. And up through the third plague, the Egyptian magicians are able to replicate everything Moses is doing. But finally, they have to concede that, you know, this is the finger of God, and beyond this, we can’t challenge him anymore.”

  – Robert Mullins, Ph.D. (Archaeologist)

“What we’re seeing here is very strange. We’re seeing a magic competition that God is continuing, forcing a continuance of this. And it eventually leads to the death of every firstborn male in Egypt, which finally ends the entire thing. And Moses takes not only the 700,000 Hebrews out, but generally considered to be between one and two million Egyptians go with him, as well, on what we now know as the Exodus.”

Patrick Cooke (Founder, The Bible UFO Connection)

“So what had begun as a battle of magic tricks, turning staffs into serpents, becomes, really, a horrific bloodbath. That is, as the resistance continues, Yahweh keeps upping the ante. The plagues get worse and worse. Now, these are supernatural events. We don’t know how they were done, how they transpired, but the shift in history happened because of the plagues. So, magic prevailed.”

– Jonathan Young, Ph.D.
(Founding Curator, Joseph Campbell Archives)

“Theologians will say, “This was God that did “this.”  I have a different theory. I don’t think God is mean. I don’t think God goes out and kills and so it could’ve been extraterrestrial.”

George Noory (Radio Host, Coast to Coast AM)

Might the story of the Ten Plagues of Egypt really be an account of a deadly contest between humans in possession of extraterrestrial technology, as Ancient Astronaut Theorists believe?

“The ancient Egyptians believed that they learned magic from their gods, and these extraterrestrial gods had taught them these powers. Suddenly, they found out that they were up against a more powerful force, a more powerful magic than they had.”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

“We’re not dealing with two indigenous human cultures battling it out here on Earth. We’re dealing with people on Earth in a war they could not win against extraterrestrials.”

David Wilcock (Author/Filmmaker),
(Author, The Source Field Investigations),
(The Synchronicity Key)

“In many of the ancient texts, it seems apparent that the gods actually took sides. They were involved in battles. So, to suggest that they might’ve been also involved in plagues is plausible. So, the question is, was it really God who unleashed these plagues upon Egypt, or was it in fact an extraterrestrial? And according to the Ancient Astronaut Theory, it was a misunderstood, misinterpreted extraterrestrial who, in this particular case, sided with the Israelites.”

– Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Publisher, Legendary Times Magazine)

Might the incredible power, wielded by Moses against the Egyptians, have been of an extraterrestrial origin…a power based as much on science as on an extraordinary knowledge of the powers of the human mind? Many Ancient Astronaut Theorists believe the answer is “yes,” and that the key to what many perceive as magic can be found not only on other worlds, but right within the human body.


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