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  • Venus

    I began to contemplate this as I watched this YouTube video again today:

    (Pro-LDS)- pentagrams and other christian symbols explained
    There are many misunderstandings about symbols that are on Latter-day Saint buildings. The pentagram has historically been used by many civilizations and gro...

    The video points out the connection between Jesus and the planet Venus and the pentagram.

    "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 22:16)

    "And I will give him the morning star." (Revelation 2:28)

    The Mayan Quetzalcoatl is also associated with Venus or the Morning Star.

    Venus, or Aphrodite, is also linked with the second planet in our solar system having been named after her. She, like Jesus, is equated with love.

    I began to contemplate, "What is it about the planet Venus? Is it merely a symbol, or is there something more?"

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    Interesting link to the historic origins and connections to the five pointed star. I recall several Daheshists recounting to me how Dr. Dahesh would comment about how beautiful the American flag is...