Is Mount Sinai in Arabia?
We have for a long time been looking for the exact locations of all these mountains mentioned in Scripture: Mount Sinai, Nebo, the region of Moriah, Mountains of Ararat, Mount Gerizim, Zion, Tabor, Carmel and Mount Hermon to mention a few. These mountaintops were considered to be places were you are close(r) to SoNini, and they had great significance for ancient Bantu geography and culture. Now these peaks are as stand out today as they was back in the day, but most have been renamed and long forgotten by now. Its time to remember. Immanuel himself walked many of these mountain, if not most. In the Scripture mountains are mentioned over 500 times, and many of the mountains mentioned in the Bible has at least one or several major events tied to them.
And believe we have located a few, continuing with possible location for Mount Horeb or Goreb which is more correct, called Hungarob by the Damara people. Known as an area of waste and desert, also known for people who interest themselves in Scriptures as Mount SINAI. Could it be that this Mountain, called Brandberg mountain on the now Namibian coast, is the Mountain where the Law was given to the Bantus BEFORE they entered the Promised Land? Now Mount Horeb is synonymous in Scripture for Mount Sinai, though there is some debate about that, they seem to be used interchangeable in Scripture. In many Instances Sinai and Goreb are used as synonyms, and where it gets distinguished is Sinai as the mountain and Goreb is a wider designation of the wilderness and waste area.
We find the first mention in Exodus 3,1:
1" Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of SoNiNi."
We see here, it is already called the mountain of SoNiNi (Sinai/SaNini). Now the word Horeb, occurs 17 times in the Old Testament. And Sinai occurs a whole 35 times. Lets see some of them.
In Exodus 3,1 & Kings II 19,8, we see Goreb defined as The Mountain of God. The place where SoNiNi made a covenant with His people at Goreb (Deuteronomy 5,2 : 2. Chronicles 5,10) where Moses came down with 10 Stone Tablets (Exodus 31,18). Goreb is also where The People of Israel made the Golden Calf, mentioned in Exodus 32,8 as Mount Sinai.
The Mountain of Sinai is according to Scripture, a Fire Burnt Mountain, which this spectacular mountain truly has the features of being both scorched and burnt. It really does put flesh of the Scripture that says: "Our Mighty One is a consuming Fire" (Hebrews 12,29). Now it bears the Afrikaans name Brandberg, and is located in the former area of Damaraland (Erongo new name) in the far northwest part of the Namib Desert, very close to the coast. It is Namibias highest mountain. In the vernacular Koine Greek Choreb, is thought to mean glowing/heat. Moses was waling in these parts when he came over the burning bush and was told to removed his sandals shortly after. Because the ground he was standing on was HOLY ground.
According to Exodus 17,6 describes the People of Yakobi (Israel) being in this wilderness and waste area without water, Then Moses upon the Rock at Goreb, struck it and obtained drinking water from the rock. If you read verse 7 it goes on to say that Moses called the Place Massah (Meribah) because of the contention and discontent felt by the People, when they said: "Is SoNiNi among us or not?". The only other use of Horeb in Exodus is in Chapter 33, being where the People stripped their ornaments, and also where they set off towards Canaan as they resumed their Exodus from Egypt and all the way down to Kanaan.
In the next Book, which is Deuteronomy, we find Goreb mentioned several times with The Bantu Peoples wanderings in the Wilderness. Like Deuteronomy 1,6 we see SoNiNi saying to the People at Goreb "You have dwelt long enough at this mountain: turn and take your journey", this confirms that Goreb was the location from which they set off towards the southern Tip of Africa.
SoNiNi also appeared to Elijah on Mount Goreb in 1. Kings 19,8. More in 1. Kings 8,9 and II Chronicles 5,10 we see that the Ark of the Covenant contained only the Tablets of Sone with the 10 Commandments was given to Moses on Goreb. Now if we look deeper into this, we get some answers. Goreb is mentioned as Mount Sinai in Galatians 4,24-25, however this mountain is said to in Arabia more in that later. Now there is One Covenant from Mount Sinai and bears children who are to be slaves. This is said to be Hagar. Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia, because she is was in slavery with her children. We also see some more information on Goreb and Sinai in Hebrews 12,18-21.
Now we known today it goes by the name of Brandberg mountain, Burning Mountain, given the name because of its glowing colour it radiates at sunset. The highest Peak has been called Kings Stone which is 2573 over sea level. The mountain can be seen from a great distance. The Herero people called this mountain Omukuruvaro, mountain of the gods. The San bushmen (Hittites and Kanaanites) have a main tourist attraction in the area, called The White Lady Rock Paintings. Seems to draw most the people there, and not the fact that this is the actually Mountain of SoNiNi, you know the One you are not even supposed to have anything on your feet.
Now Paul mentions That Mount Sinai is in ARABIA, which we had historically put Arabia on the Eastern side of Africa. But Midian and Arabia was suppose to be close or even in the same area, this means they would have been to the West, being The Land of Midian to the West and fittingly having The Land of Moab to the East. Regardless of where the mountain truly was, as new information is still being found every day. And come the right time we will have the geography of the Promised Land all but figured out. Now more importantly Lets read what Paul is trying to explain to his Hebrew brothers and sisters, about the Law and uMsindisi (Galatians 4,21-31):
21 Tell me, you who want to be under the law, are you not aware of what the law says? 22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman. 23 His son by the slave woman was born according to the flesh, but his son by the free woman was born as the result of a divine promise.
24 These things are being taken figuratively: The women represent two covenants. One covenant is from Mount Sinai and bears children who are to be slaves: This is Hagar. 25 Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present city of Jerusalem, because she is in slavery with her children. 26 But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother. 27 For it is written:
“Be glad, barren woman, you who never bore a child; shout for joy and cry aloud, you who were never in labor; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband.”
28 Now you, brothers and sisters, like Isaac, are children of promise. 29 At that time the son born according to the flesh persecuted the son born by the power of the Spirit. It is the same now. 30 But what does Scripture say? “Get rid of the slave woman and her son, for the slave woman’s son will never share in the inheritance with the free woman’s son.” 31 Therefore, brothers and sisters, we are not children of the slave woman, but of the free woman.
Now this is a sobering read, especially for a Bantu (Hebrew). We think Paul here is trying to point out that for himself, even being a Hebrew of Hebrews, none of this genealogy matters in the eyes of uMsindisi or SoNiNi. Our Freedom is gained through believing in Immanuel and his sacrifice and getting closer to the Father, through the Son, and not leaning on the Law or trying to justify yourself through the Law. But never stopping to learn about the Law and in life going deeper into (or as deep as you like) understanding what sin truly is. That is why Pauls writings are so misunderstood, because they go so deep into these philosophical questions a believer will encounter on his journey with Immanuel. Even the Apostle Peter said his writings was to be twisted and read by unlearned minds, there would be devastation. The truth however is simple, because it sets your free, and you will be free indeed.
Paul goes on to write on practises of the Law like circumcision (Galatians 5,1-6):
5 It is for freedom that uMsindisi has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. 2 Mark my words! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, The Son will be of no value to you at all.
3 Again I declare to every man who lets himself be circumcised that he is obligated to obey the whole law. 4 You who are trying to be justified by the law have been alienated from uMsindisi; you have fallen away from grace. 5 For through the Spirit we eagerly await by faith the righteousness for which we hope. 6 For in uMsindisi neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.
It feels better always to sneak in the Gospel message in all these location post, we have been reminded lately there are people who will speak up against Paul, a proud black Hebrew man, descendant of Abraham, a pharisee if the pharisees that was turned by uMsindisi himself to become a tool for spreading the Gospel. He went as far as killing early Christians, to becoming a believer himself. People that refuse to read the truth of what he is really saying, they will not quote from any of his books of love and faith, neither will they talk about what suffering will follow a true believer on account of the Word. Be on guard against people that have got a problem with Paul, because they have a problem with the Gospel altogether. They may not yet have been granted mercy or forgiveness, therefore such people will have little interest in giving mercy to others. And Paul said they would come like ravenous wolfs, ready to destroy what they cannot understand nor take advantage of.
The Gospel of The Kingdom is for every human being, Hebrew (Black man) first then for the Greek (also black man) or Gentiles (which means every colour and creed you can imagine). Anyone who tells you differently and that the Gospel is not for every man, woman and child has not got the Spirit of Mkhululi Wezoni in them. Stay far away from people that preach a certain type of people are better or another is worse, especially those that make this a simple issue of skin colour. Instead, Watch how they live and how they talk, their fruits will quickly show you who they are. But using outer standards of measuring a person is not heavenly wisdom at all. It is earthly wisdom and worth nothing for gathering up your heavenly works.
Remember what Paul wrote in Romans 1,16
16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of SoNiNi for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Hebrew first and also to the Gentile.
More in Colossians 3,9-14
9 "Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices 10 and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator. 11 Here there is no Gentile or Hebrew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but uMsindisi is all, and is in all.
12 Therefore, as SoNiNis chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as SoNiNi forgave you. 14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity."