Blood on the Mercy Seat
On January 6, 1982, Ron Wyatt located the chamber containing the Ark of the Covenant. He had earlier discovered the crucifixion site directly above that chamber. Ron determined that during the earthquake, at the time of the cruficixion, "the rocks were rent" and that a crack was formed connecting the site of the crucfifixion and the chamber containing the Ark of the Covenant.
Ron has stated that, at the time of the crucficixion, the blood of Christ "went down through that crack, onto the Mercy Seat of the Ark of the Covenant that God had arranged to be hidden in that chamber hundreds of years before Christ died".
Blood samples were taken from the Ark of the Covenant dig and microscopic analysis has been performed. There has been much talk of non-existent reports relating to the genetic material found in the blood. There is, however, solid evidence that the sample taken by Ron Wyatt is indeed blood.
In order to understand the evidence, it is necessary to provide a brief overview of the discovery of living blood particles which are too small to be seen using normal light microscopy.
These blood particles have been found by scientists to be "indestructible". Dried blood when re-hydrated is found to contain these living particles.
" ... it is the life of all flesh; the blood of it is for the life thereof" ... Leviticus 17:14
These living particles have been found to contain genetic material yet to be understood by the scientific community. They have been fond to be polymorphic in nature, capable of changing forms and to be "unaffected by extreme h igh temperatures, extremely toxis chemicals or even nuclear radiation". They have been described as "an ultramicroscopic sub-cellular living and reproducing entity, which many scientists believe is the precursor of DNA and which may be the building block of all terrestrial life".
These tiny particles, some of which are less than one-tenth of a micron in size, have been recognized by various names including Microzymes, Agens, Endobiont, polymorpha, du sangre, Micromycet, Onkonyxa, Mikroorganisma, Mycoplasma like bodies and by the term "Somatid", meaning "the body that creates".
It must be stated that the mere presence of these particles in no way proves that the sample taken IS "the blood of Christ". These particles would be present in any re-hydrated blood. What is extremely significant is the fact that the sample taken was blood from a crucifixion site. The presence of these particles tends to confirm his statement.
The scriptures say that "Without the shedding of blood there is no remission of sin". Christ shed His blood to pay the death penalty required for the transgression of God's laws: "for sin is the transgression of the law" (I John 3:4).
Repentant sinners who will accept that shed blood as payment for their past sins and who are willing to discontinue the practice of sin by way of the power of the Holy Spirit have, have access to the greatest gift imaginable: The gift of God ... "eternal life through Jesus Christ".
Microscopic images of the re-hydrated blood sample taken by Ron Wyatt