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It almost seems like a contradiction of terms to read the headline
for this story that life, in fact, new life has been discovered in the
Dead Sea by a team of Israeli and German scientists and this report
comes at a time when the Dead Sea is dangerously low due to evaporation
of the salty Dead Sea water.
Deep beneath the sea bed
of a body of water long believed incapable of sustaining life, Israeli
scientists have found deep fresh water springs and German scientists
have discovered microorganisms growing on the sea floor.
researchers have known for decades that the Dead Sea is a misnomer,
the rich variety of life evidenced in the underwater springs and the
microorganisms at the bottom of the Dead Sea may lead to new life for
this body of water.
Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News
springs at the bottom of the Dead Sea and newly discovered
microorganisms in this body of water set the stage for Bible prophecy to
For a number of years, I have been
reporting on the death of the Dead Sea as this famous body of water has
been going down in level almost 3 feet per year. There have been major
discoveries that may also be used to save the Dead Sea from death.
These underwater springs and even the microorganisms discovered by the
marine scientists could well be a lifeline needed for this project.
is so interesting to a student of Bible prophecy is that two ancient
Jewish prophets foretold of freshwater flowing into the Dead Sea and
making this body of water, which is ten times saltier than any ocean on
earth, a freshwater lake.
Zechariah wrote of what
happens after Jesus Christ returns to the earth, how living waters flow
from Jerusalem to the former sea in the text which is the Dead Sea,
Zechariah 14:8. Ezekiel, in the 47th chapter of his prophecy, wrote of
water flowing from the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, actually from the
Temple itself, down the Kidron Valley, all the way to the Dead Sea,
Ezekiel 47:1-8. Verse 8 reveals that the saltwater in the Dead Sea will
be healed and the fishermen will dry their fishing nets at En Gedi.
The Dead Sea will indeed be healed.