I've previously posted about Vendyl Jones, with a post (here) talking about his findings of items from the Beis Hamikdash (holy Jewish temple) and about his take on prophecy (here).
These posts came from hearing him speak, his quest being raising money for equipment to precisely locate the Aron Hakodesh (the holy ark). Yes, that's ark as in ark of the convenant, Indiana Jones movie kind of stuff.
He's back in the news (article here), as it appears he's near the end of his quest to find the holy ark.
This guy is 100% serious, he's no wacko, he knows exactly what he is doing, how he's doing it and has followed every necessary step to get there. Take this very seriously.
Israel Nation News reports: An unnamed Kabbalist has granted blessing to famed archeologist Dr. Vendyl Jones to uncover the Holy Ark of the Covenant. Jones plans to excavate the Lost Ark by the Tisha B’Av Fast this summer...
Dr. Jones, who divides his time between Texas and Israel, has been here since March 9th ready to finally reveal the Ark. However, he has been waiting for both permission from the mysterious Kabbalist and for project funding to come through.
As recently as last month, the rabbi, who only communicates via messenger, told Jones that the time was not yet right to discover the Temple vessels. Last Thursday, however, Dr. Jones received a communication from the rabbi reading, “The time is right.”
Armed with this and other blessings, Jones is now excited to uncover his life's pursuit. He believes the ark will be discovered by Tisha B'Av (Aug. 14), a day of repeated tragedy in Jewish history. Most notably, it is the anniversary of the destruction of both the First and Second Holy Temples.
Noahide guru Jones says that the State of Israel is passing through the same biblical straights as the generation that first entered Israel after the exodus from Egypt. “If history repeats itself, the history itself is prophecy,” Jones says.
The Shemen Afarshimon, the Holy Anointing Oil, from the Holy Temple, was found in April, 1988 by the VJRI excavation team. After intensive testing by the Pharmaceutical Department of Hebrew University, financed by the VJRI, the substance inside the small juglet was verified to indeed be the Shemen Afarshimon of Psalm 133.
The Qetoret - (Temple Incense) - Vendyl Jones examines samples of temple incense found in 1992 dig.