Anno Lucis (“in the Year of Light”) is a dating system used in Masonic ceremonial or commemorative proceedings, which is equivalent to the Gregorian year plus 4000. in accordance with the Seder Olam Rabbah compiled by Jose ben Halafta in 160 AD, and in agreement with The Remaining Signs of Past Centuries, in which the Muslim chronologist al-Biruni identifies anno mundi as 3448 years before the Seleucid era but not with Seder Olam Zutta, which dates it to 4339 BC and was compiled in 804 AD.

Among the Masoretic creation estimates or calculations for the date of creation, Archbishop Ussher's specific chronology dating the creation to 4004 BC became the most accepted and popular in Christendom, mainly because this specific date was attached to the King James Bible.

As more ancient artifacts and manuscripts are rediscovered, dates of important events have been modified and their accuracy improved.

A general persecution was threatened, and death was named as the penalty for all who refused to offer the prescribed sacrifice.

Archbishop Clarke is the latest in a long line of Archbishops of Armagh.

However, it is difficult to substantiate this date, but it has served as an adequate estimate of the date of Creation for some time.

Based upon the genealogy of the patriarchs as contained in Scripture, once one has determined the date of the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt, one should be able to arrive at a reasonably close determination for the Date of Creation.

The second is the kingdom of Judah (composed of Judah, Benjamin, and Levi) with its capital in Jerusalem.

); born in Syria, around the year 50; died at Rome between 98 and 117. John Chrysostom lays special emphasis on the honor conferred upon the martyr in receiving his episcopal consecration at the hands of the Apostles themselves ("Hom. The restoration of peace, though it was short-lived, greatly comforted him. Ignatius is a work called "Martyrium Ignatii", which purports to be an account by eyewitnesses of the martyrdom of St. In this work, which such competent Protestant critics as Pearson and Ussher regard as genuine, the full history of that eventful journey from Syria to Rome is faithfully recorded for the edification of the Church of Antioch.

In 1650, James Ussher assembled a chronology of Old Testament events. However, is it possible to do a better job of calculating the date?

From them he concluded that the Creation of the world took place in approx. And if a more accurate date is determined, can we draw some interesting inferences from it that would apply to our day and time? The Jewish people currently use a calendar that they feel is based on the date of the Creation of the world in 3761 B. Is this date correct or even closer than James Ussher's date?

The 50th year (which was the same as the 1st year) of the 49 year jubilee cycle was also a Sabbatical Year during which again no farming was to be done. People were to return to their ancestral homelands, and all land was to be returned to the original titleholders as determined at the time of entrance into the Promised land of Canaan. line up perfectly, being consistent with the fact that the Orthodox Jews had maintained a knowledge of where the Sabbatical years were in the ancient past. Each of the dates of this prophecy are shown as green dots in the chart, along with the 1844 ending date for the 2300 year prophecy mentioned next. -12 On the evening of the fourteenth day of the month, while camped at Gilgal on the plains of Jericho, the Israelites celebrated the Passover. Now that we have established a fairly accurate date for the Exodus, we turn to the ages of the patriarchs as recorded in Scripture, and more specifically, Genesis chapters 5 and 11.

Jubilee or freedom for the land was declared on the Day of Atonement in the 49th year (Lev. "The soldiers of the king's army went up to Jerusalem against them and the king encamped in Judea and at Mount Zion. C.) on a graph of 49 year cycles, then we should expect these two sets of dates to line up. The importance of this will become apparent shortly. D.) The date for the decree to "restore the walls of Jerusalem" by Artaxerxes which began the 70 sevens of Daniel and Ezra's journey to Jerusalem was accurately determined to be entirely in 457 B. The solidification of power of the little horn power, the Papacy or Holy Roman Empire (538 A. Symbolized in prophecy as the little horn power finishing uprooting the three other horns (Dan. When I first plotted out these dates and saw the precision with which the dates for these prophetic events fell on Sabbatical Years, I was filled with a greater sense of awe of God. The day after the Passover, that very day, they ate some of the produce of the land: unleavened bread and roasted grain. At this point, we are faced with two more questions.

All the sterling qualities of ideal pastor and a true soldier of Christ were possessed by the Bishop of Antioch in a preeminent degree.