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Friday, July 20 2012

Israel In History and Prophecy: Law Of The LORD

Studies in this complete series of Israel In History and Prophecy:
1. Roots and Branches 2. Jacob's Family 3. Moses 4. The Exodus 5. Passover
6. Law Of The LORD 7. The Sinai Journey 8. Joshua 9. The Judges 10. Samuel
11. Saul and David 12. The Civil War 13. Jerusalem 14. Zion 15. King David
16. Solomon 17. The Tabernacle 18. The Temple 19. Israel and Judah 20. The Lost Ten Tribes
21. Kingdom Of Judah 22. Back To Babylon 23. The Prophets 24. Babylon and Persia 25. The Return Of Judah
26. Jews 27. Judaism 28. Purim 29. Hanukkah 30. Hasmonean Judea
31. Roman Judea 32. Herod 33. The Messiah 34. The Zealots 35. Aelia Capitolina
36. Rome and Islam 37. Balfour Declaration 38. Israel Of Judah 39. The New Covenant 40. Alpha and Omega


The Law of The LORD Has Always Been The Law Of Jesus Christ

There are numerous myths about the Ten Commandments. The most Satanic one may be the claim that it was God the Father Who gave the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai (rather than "the LORD God"; see Who Is The LORD?) and that Jesus Christ came to "do away" with His Father's Law - thereby making Jesus Christ a traitorous ("deliberately and abominably disloyal or likely to betray trust or confidence") and treasonous ("a crime that undermines the offender's government") rebel, just like Satan, supposedly having accomplished what Satan attempted and failed to do (see Satan's Fall: From Conservative To Liberal). The "grace is lawlessness" doctrine is a Satanic abomination.

Jesus Christ plainly stated that He did not come to "do away" with God's Law - but rather to fulfill and enforce it.

The Holy Scriptures

"5:17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil [see The Church Today, The Church In The End Time and the Fact Finder question below]. 5:18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. 5:19 Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven." (Matthew 5:17-19 KJV)

There will be no violators of the Ten Commandments in the Kingdom of God (see The Coming World Dictator and What Is The Day Of The LORD?).

"21:21 And the twelve gates were twelve pearls: every several gate was of one pearl [see Gates Of Pearl]: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.

21:22 And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it [see The Holy Place In History And Prophecy]. 21:23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. 21:24 And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it. 21:25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there. 21:26 And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations into it [see Mountains Of The Messiah].

21:27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life." (Revelation 21:21-27 KJV)

"Blessed are they that do His Commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life" speaks directly about salvation.

Earth

"22:12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be [see Works Means Obedience]. 22:13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.

22:14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

22:15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

22:16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star." (Revelation 22:12-16 KJV)

The Messiah didn't come to do away with the Law that He gave to humanity (as we will read from the Bible, the Law of the LORD existed from Creation, not from Mount Sinai). Later, it was Jesus Christ, as "the LORD God," Who brought the Israelites out of Egypt in the Exodus, and it was Jesus Christ who put the rebels to death when they decided to "do away" with God's Law.

"10:1 Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea; 10:2 And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea; 10:3 And did all eat the same spiritual meat; 10:4 And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ [see Who Is The LORD?].

10:5 But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.

10:6 Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

10:7 Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

10:8 Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.

10:9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents [see Christ Died For Repentant Sinners].

10:10 Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer.

10:11 Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come. 10:12 Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall." (1 Corinthians 10:1-12 KJV)

The Law Of The LORD Originated At Creation, Not At Mount Sinai

All of the Ten Commandments were known to humanity, all humans, as commanded by Jesus Christ (see above), long before there were any Israelites in existence, let alone their arrival at Mount Sinai. The idea that the Ten Commandments were a creation of, or solely for, the Israelites at Mount Sinai is a Bible-denying absurdity.

The First Commandment, against having other "gods" before the LORD, was the basis from which the first humans became sinners. They took the word of "the god of this world" (the fallen Satan, until he is put away) before the Word of the LORD.

As The Serpent Beguiled Eve

"4:3 But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: 4:4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not [see Who's Hiding On Your Wall? and The First Rock Star], lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them." (2 Corinthians 4:3-4 KJV)

"11:3 But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. 11:4 For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him [see The Messiah's Warning About Christian Charlatans]." (2 Corinthians 11:3-4 KJV)

"24:2 And Joshua [see From Moses And Aaron To Joshua and Eleazar] said unto all the people, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham [see A Biography Of Abraham: The Genealogy Of Abram], and the father of Nachor: and they served other gods." (Joshua 24:2 KJV)

Idolatry became rampant very early - including the idolatry of self ("ego"), beginning with Satan's "ye shall be as gods." Further, the ancestors of Israel originated in "Babylon" (see What And Where Is Babylon Today?), from which they brought many of their idols with them i.e. "the strange gods which were in their hand."

"3:4 And the serpent [see Do You Want A Servant Or A Serpent?; also The Dragons Of The Bible] said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: 3:5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil." (Genesis 3:4-5 KJV)

"35:2 Then Jacob said unto his household [see Israel In History and Prophecy: Jacob's Family], and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments: 35:3 And let us arise, and go up to Bethel; and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went. 35:4 And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem." (Genesis 35:2-4 KJV)

Taking the Name of the LORD in vain happens in two ways - common profanity, and selfish religion e.g. claiming to be a Christian, while denying and opposing Christ's actual teachings ("7:21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. 7:22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? 7:23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity" Matthew 7:21-23 KJV).

As we will cover further in this series, "Israel" (the "El" is a Name of God) had a purpose - an object lesson prophecy of the coming Kingdom of God (see the Fact Finder question below). When the Israelites failed to live according to the purpose of their calling, they were taking the Name of God, in Israel, in vain.

The Jabbok River

"16:13 And she [see A Biography Of Abraham: Hagar And Ishmael] called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, Thou God seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth me?" (Genesis 16:13 KJV)

"21:33 And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba [see The Negev Of Israel], and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting God." (Genesis 21:33 KJV)

"32:28 And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed [see Where Jacob Became Israel]." (Genesis 32:28 KJV)

The Sabbath was Created, by the LORD (Who was and is Jesus Christ; see Who Is The LORD?), at Creation.

"2:1 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. 2:2 And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. 2:3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made [see When Is The LORD's Day? and Why Observe The True Sabbath?]." (Genesis 2:1-3 KJV)

The gathering of manna, prior to the Israelites receiving the Ten Commandments. was a lesson in how to keep the Sabbath of the LORD - "My Commandments and My Laws" that already existed. They weren't keeping "their" law, they were to keep God's Law.

"16:22 And it came to pass, that on the sixth day [see The Sixth Day] they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one man: and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses. 16:23 And he said unto them, This is that which the LORD hath said, To morrow is the rest of the holy sabbath unto the LORD: bake that which ye will bake to day, and seethe that ye will seethe; and that which remaineth over lay up for you to be kept until the morning.

16:24 And they laid it up till the morning, as Moses bade: and it did not stink, neither was there any worm therein. 16:25 And Moses said, Eat that to day; for to day is a sabbath unto the LORD: to day ye shall not find it in the field. 16:26 Six days ye shall gather it; but on the seventh day, which is the sabbath, in it there shall be none [see also Nisan 14: The Messiah's Manna].

16:27 And it came to pass, that there went out some of the people on the seventh day for to gather, and they found none. 16:28 And the LORD said unto Moses, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws? 16:29 See, for that the LORD hath given you the sabbath, therefore he giveth you on the sixth day the bread of two days; abide ye every man in his place, let no man go out of his place on the seventh day. 16:30 So the people rested on the seventh day." (Exodus 16:22-30 KJV)

Honoring "parents" was known from the Garden of Eden. The incident with Noah and Canaan shows how serious dishonoring a parent (which includes all ancestors) was regarded i.e. "Cursed be Canaan."

Cain and Abel

"9:20 And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard: 9:21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent. 9:22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without. 9:23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.

9:24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger son [see The Sin Of Canaan] had done unto him. 9:25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren. 9:26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. 9:27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant." (Genesis 9:20-27 KJV)

Murder as a violation of God's Law was known from the time of the Garden of Eden (the first humans were thrown out of the Garden for putting another "god" before the LORD, idolatry, coveting and theft; their son thereafter became the first human murderer. By the time of the Flood, the Earth was filled with such violence.

"4:8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him." (Genesis 4:8 KJV)

"6:9 These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God. 6:10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. 6:11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence [see Violence]. 6:12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. 6:13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth [see The Voyage To The New World]." (Genesis 6:9-13 KJV)

"8:43 Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word [see What Does Word of God Mean To You?]. 8:44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it [see Sending Away The Escapades Goat]." (Genesis 8:43-44 KJV)

The sanctity of marriage was known right from the time of the first marriage (see Brides From Their Sides). Notice that centuries later, but still centuries before Mount Sinai, the Israelite patriarch Joseph called adultery a "great wickedness, and sin against God."

Joseph and Potiphar's Wife

"39:7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me [see Was Her Name Zuleikha?].

39:8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand; 39:9 There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?" (Genesis 39:7-9 KJV)

Theft began in the Garden of Eden; humans became sinners because of it.

"3:11 And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree [see Herbs Of The Garden], whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?

3:12 And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

3:13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat." (Genesis 3:11-13 KJV)

Liars originated in the Garden of Eden also. Their teacher was Satan, with his "Ye shall not surely die."

"3:2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: 3:3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden [see The Garden In Eden], God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

3:4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die" (Genesis 3:2-4 KJV)

"8:43 Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word. 8:44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it." (John 8:43-44 KJV)

Coveting also originated in the Garden of Eden; it was followed by theft.

"3:6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat." (Genesis 3:6 KJV)

The Ten Commandments At Mount Sinai

So then it was that the Israelites, as a prophetic portrayal of salvation and the Kingdom of God ("ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation"; see the Fact Finder question below) were given the Law of the LORD, that has existed since Creation (in the case of the Sabbath), and for eternity, as a matter of the purity of righteousness of God, at Mount Sinai.

The Sinai Peninsula

"19:1 In the third month, when the children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same day came they into the wilderness of Sinai. 19:2 For they were departed from Rephidim, and were come to the desert of Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness; and there Israel camped before the mount.

19:3 And Moses went up unto God, and the LORD called unto him out of the mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel; 19:4 Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles' wings, and brought you unto myself. 19:5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine: 19:6 And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.

19:7 And Moses came and called for the elders of the people, and laid before their faces all these words which the LORD commanded him. 19:8 And all the people answered together, and said, All that the LORD hath spoken we will do. And Moses returned the words of the people unto the LORD.

19:9 And the LORD said unto Moses, Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with thee, and believe thee for ever. And Moses told the words of the people unto the LORD.

19:10 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto the people, and sanctify them to day and to morrow, and let them wash their clothes, 19:11 And be ready against the third day: for the third day the LORD will come down in the sight of all the people upon mount Sinai. 19:12 And thou shalt set bounds unto the people round about, saying, Take heed to yourselves, that ye go not up into the mount, or touch the border of it: whosoever toucheth the mount shall be surely put to death: 19:13 There shall not an hand touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot through; whether it be beast or man, it shall not live: when the trumpet soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount.

19:14 And Moses went down from the mount unto the people, and sanctified the people; and they washed their clothes. 19:15 And he said unto the people, Be ready against the third day: come not at your wives.

19:16 And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled. 19:17 And Moses brought forth the people out of the camp to meet with God; and they stood at the nether part of the mount. 19:18 And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the LORD descended upon it in fire: and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly. 19:19 And when the voice of the trumpet sounded long, and waxed louder and louder, Moses spake, and God answered him by a voice.

19:20 And the LORD came down upon mount Sinai, on the top of the mount: and the LORD called Moses up to the top of the mount; and Moses went up. 19:21 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go down, charge the people, lest they break through unto the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish. 19:22 And let the priests also, which come near to the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD break forth upon them.

19:23 And Moses said unto the LORD, The people cannot come up to mount Sinai: for thou chargedst us, saying, Set bounds about the mount, and sanctify it.

19:24 And the LORD said unto him, Away, get thee down, and thou shalt come up, thou, and Aaron with thee: but let not the priests and the people break through to come up unto the LORD, lest he break forth upon them.

19:25 So Moses went down unto the people, and spake unto them." (Exodus 19:1-25 KJV)

Mount Sinai

"20:1 And God spake all these words, saying,

20:2 I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 20:3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

20:4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: 20:5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me; 20:6 And showing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

20:7 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

20:8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. 20:9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: 20:10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: 20:11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.

20:12 Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

20:13 Thou shalt not kill.

20:14 Thou shalt not commit adultery.

20:15 Thou shalt not steal.

20:16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

20:17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's." (Exodus 20:1-17 KJV)

Fact Finder: What will make Paradise a "paradise"?
See The Constitution Of The Kingdom Of God; also The Church In The Kingdom Of God and The Church: Mission Accomplished


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This Day In History, July 20

70: The Roman army (see also Ancient Empires - Rome) under the command of Titus (see Titus Vespasianus) stormed the area of Jerusalem north of the Temple Mount (see also What Did Jesus Christ Say About Those Stones? and Jerusalem In Flames).

1402: Tamerlane, leading a massive force of Tartars, defeated and captured the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Angora, now known as Ankara (listen also to our Sermon The Ottoman Empire).

1654: Portugal was placed under English control after the signing of the Anglo-Portuguese treaty.

1667: The Peace of Breda ended the Second Anglo-Dutch War (1664-1667). The city of New Amsterdam was conceded by the Dutch to the English - who renamed it New York.

1773: Scottish settlers arrived at what is today Nova Scotia (Nova Scotia means New Scotland).

1810: Colombia declared independence from Spain.

1866: Austrians partially destroyed the Italian fleet at Lissa Island during the Seven Weeks War.

1871: British Columbia joined the Canadian confederation, thereby becoming a province of Canada.

1903: The first Ford Motor Company automobile was sold.

1917: The Pact of Corfu was agreed under which Serbs, Croats and Slovenes agreed to form a union called Yugoslavia.

1923: Mexican revolutionary Francisco "Pancho" Villa was assassinated at age 46 by political rivals.

1924: In Teheran, Persia (Persia is known today as Iran; see also Ancient Empires - Persia), martial law was declared after U.S. vice-consul, Robert Imbrie, was killed by a religious mob who rioted after hearing a rumor that the diplomat had poisoned a water fountain that killed a number of people.

1932: Washington, D.C. police fired tear gas on protesting First World War veterans who were attempting to march to the White House.

1933: In response to rising anti-Jewish attitudes in Europe, 500,000 people marched in London against anti-Semitism (see also Presidential Quotes On War, Terrorism, Religion and listen to our Sermon The European World Wars).

1944: Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg made an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler by planting a bomb under his conference table in the "Wolf's Lair" headquarters.

1951: King Abdullah, 69, the first ruler of independent Jordan, was assassinated by dissident Arabs on the steps of the el-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. He was the only Arab ruler to accept the United Nations partitioning of "Palestine" into Jewish and Arab states (listen also to our Sermon The Balfour Declaration). In the 1948 war with Israel, his armies occupied the West Bank and Old Jerusalem. He was succeeded by his 16 year old grandson, Hussein.

1960: 2 dogs aboard a Russian spacecraft became the first living creatures to be launched into space and survive re-entry.

1969: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon. Michael Collins remained in lunar orbit in the command module.

1976: Viking 1 landed on Mars. It then transmitted back to earth the first-ever images from the surface of Mars.

1977: The Central Intelligence Agency released documents under the Freedom of Information Act that revealed that the CIA had conducted mind control experiments on people in the U.S.

2005: James Doohan died at age 85. The Canadian actor (born in Vancouver, BC) played "Scotty" in the widely popular Star Trek TV and movie series. The accent of "Scotty" was actually part of the character's portrayal; in real life, Doohan spoke like a Canadian (William Shatner, who played Captain James Kirk was also Canadian, born in Montreal).





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