The Body Codes with Chuck Thurston, a teaching on the human body and how the organs of our bodies correspond to the Kingdom of Heaven.

Dr. Thurston’s goal is to provide believers with scientific evidence that re-establishes the Bible as completely true and authentic. He also focus on the many infallible proofs that may persuade honest seekers of truth that the Bible is what they have been looking for, and is a scientific reality in ways they could never have imagined. In his brilliantly composed book is a well-balanced meal of spiritual vitamins and minerals, bringing nourishment and new life to your thirsty and hungry soul. It was inspired by his deep love and holy respect for the Word of God. The mini lesson below should help you understand one of many reasons why Dr. Thurston has a passion for the Holy Scriptures.

The Hebrew Aleph-Bet comprises twenty-two letters. This equates to the astonishing fact that the human body also is designated with twenty-two amino acids, all of which are vital to a healthy and productive life on earth. The biblical Hebrew text, which uses those twenty-two letters, is precisely written with a uniquely interwoven mathematical system; yet it retains a poetical and musical sound as you listen to a fluent speaker of the language. Its message is consistent throughout, as it invites the reader to linger at the Master’s buffet table of spiritual insights, eating and digesting soul-satisfying thoughts of eternal life.

Finally, I encourage you, dear reader, to consume this wonderful, spiritual food with an attitude of open-mindedness and a hungry, searching heart. So, let us sit down together at the Master’s table, relax, and sip our Aleph-Bet Soup. It is for you, because it is just what the doctor ordered!
In Psalm 34:8, the Lord admonishes us to taste of Him. “O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.” – Yacov Rambsel

153 is a number in love with itself – Narcissistic number

Did you know that a number can be in love with itself?

Can numbers be narcissistic? As a matter of fact, yes they can be.

What is a narcissistic number? It is a number that is the sum of its own digits when each digit is raised to the power of the number of digits.

There is a deep link between the symbol of Christ as the Fish/Fisherman, the Sacrifice, the Passover (153), the Covenant (612= 4 x 153), and the Net (1224 = 2 x 612) in John 21:11 that caught the 153 fish. The Number 153 is the seventeeth triangular number, hence also is the sum of the integers from 1 to 17:

(17) = 1 + 2 + … + 16 + 17 = 153

The Number 153 – I am the Lord Thy God

Isaiah 43:1-3

King James Version (KJV)

43 ^{3 }For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee.

John 21:11

King James Version (KJV)

^{11 }Simon Peter went up, and drew the net to land full of great fishes, an hundred and fifty and three: and for all there were so many, yet was not the net broken.

John 10

King James Version (KJV)

10 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.

^{2 }But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.

The Number 153

I am the Lord thy God Ani YHVH Elohikah

The Passover HaPesach

He is faithful [Num 12.7] Hua Nameen

He shall cause to inherit [Deut 1.38] yinchilena

Sons of God [Gen 6.4] Beni HaElohim

Side, Part [John 21.6] merai

The Number 153 appears explicitly in John 21.10, and implicitly in the values of the words used (side = 153, net = 1224). It has many interesting properties. For example:

153 = 1 + 2 + 3 + … + 16 + 17 = Sum(17)

153 = 1! + 2! + 3! + 4! + 5!

153 = 1^{3} + 5^{3} + 3^{3}

Sons of God, Trinity Function – 153

153 and Narcissistic Numbers

153, the Ark in Scripture – Pi & The English Alphabet

The Fish Created on the 5th Day

References about number 153 can be found in the New Testament, where in the net Simon Peter drew from the Sea of Tiberias held 153 fishes. Some of the interesting properties of number 153 published in [1] are:

Curious properties of number 153:

It is the smallest number which can be expressed as the sum of cubes of its digits:

153 = 1^{3 }+ 5^{3 }+ 3^{3}

It is equal to the sum of factorials of number from 1 to 5:

153 = 1! + 2! + 3! + 4! + 5!

The sum of digits of 153 is a perfect square:

1 + 5 + 3 = 9 = 3^{2}

The sum of aliquot divisors of 153 is also a perfect square:

1 + 3 + 9 + 17 + 51 = 81 = 9^{2}

Aliquot divisors of a number are all the divisors of that number excluding the number itself but including 1. It is seen that the sum of aliquot divisors of 153 is the square of the sum of the digits of 153.

On adding the number 153 to its reverse,504 is obtained, whose square is the smallest square which can be expressed as the product of two different non-square numbers which are reverse of one another:

153 + 351 = 504

504^{2} = 288 x 882

It can be expressed as the sum of all integers from 1 to 17. In other words, 153 is the 17^{th} triangular number. Since reverse of 153, i.e. 351 is also a triangular number, 153 can be termed as a reversible triangular number.

Number 153 is also a Harshad number(also called Niven number), i.e. it is divisible by the sum of its own digits:

153 / (1 + 5 + 3) = 17

Since reverse of 153, i.e. 351 is also a Harshad number(or Niven Number), 153 can be termed as a reversible Harshad number(or reversible Niven Number).

It can be expressed as the product of two numbers formed from its own digits:

153 = 3 * 51

Note that the digits used in multipliers are same as in product.

The number 135, which is formed by rearranging the digits of 153, can be expressed as:

135 = 1^{1} + 3^{2} + 5^{3}

The sum of all divisors of 153 is 234.

1 + 3 + 9 + 17 + 51 + 153 = 234

The product of aliquot divisors of 153 is 23409:

1 * 3 * 9 * 17 * 51 = 23409

Note that the product of aliquot divisors of 153 contain the sum of all divisors of 153 juxtaposed:

23409 = 234:09

234 = Sum of all divisors of 153

09 = Square root of the sum of aliquot divisors of 153.

When the cubes of the digits of any number, that is, a multiple of 3 are added, and then this process is repeated, the final result is 153, where the process ends because 153 = 1^{3} + 5^{3 }+ 3^{3}

So, the number 108 reaches 153 in two cycles and it can be represented as

108®513®153

A detailed study of all numbers up to 10^{5}reveals that all numbers which are multiple of 3 and are less than 10^{5} reach 153 (after the repeated process of summing the cubes of digits is done) in maximum 14 cycles. However, maximum 13 cycles is required for all numbers, which are multiple of 3 and are less than 10,000.

The smallest number, which requires 13 cycles to reach 153, is 177, i.e.,

Table 1 indicates the smallest numbers, which reach 153 in cycles from 1 to 14.

TABLE: 1

No. of cycles

Smallest number

1

135

2

18

3

3

4

9

5

12

6

33

7

114

8

78

9

126

10

6

11

117

12

669

13

177

14

12558

It may be noted that the smallest number to reach 153 in 15 cycles will be more than 10^{19}. Can you find it?

Some New Observations on number 153:

The smallest number to reach 153 in 16 cycles will be more than 10^{61042524005486968}, so not advisable to try it. But you can certainly try to find the smallest number reaching 153 in 15 cycles and check your answer by clicking here.

1^{0} + 5^{1} + 3^{2} = 1 * 5 * 3

If p(x) represents the number of primes up to x, then the following holds good:

p (153) = p (15) * 3!

For a beautiful fascinating observation in reciprocal of 153 by Patrick De Geest, click here.

1^{0} + 5^{1} + 3^{2} = 15

1^{1} + 5^{2} + 3^{3} = 53

153153 is the smallest odd abundant number ending in 3.(added on 31-12-2001)

153153, 351351, 513513 are all odd abundant numbers.(added on 31-12-2001)

One of our books of sacred writings is titled The Hidden Words. It is a collection of short meditations, divided into two sections. The first section contains 71 items that were revealed in Arabic; the second section of 82 items was revealed in Persian (Farsi). I think you see my point already….. 71 + 82 = 153. I have often told my fellow believers about this connection between math and our Faith’s literature. They are always quite impressed, to say the least.(Sent by Terry Trotter by email dt 25th Dec, 2001)

Let us say 153 increasingly from left to right:

1, 15, 153

We find that 115153 is prime?(Sent by G.L.Honaker,Jr. by email dt 3rd Feb, 2002)

The square root of 153 (i.e. 12.369) is the amount of full moons in one year. (Sent by James Furia by email dt 16th June, 2009)

The length of the grand gallery inside the Great Pyramid is 153 feet. (Sent by James Furia by email dt 16th June, 2009)

Binary presentation i.e. 10011001 and hexadecimal presentation i.e. 99 of 153 are palindromes. (Sent by Lauri.Kukko@ilkka-yhtyma.fi by email dt 29th May, 2010)

Within the Great Pyramid, from the King’s Chamber floor up to the summit platform there are 153 courses of masonry (From the Pyramidology Book #1 by Adam Rutherford). (Sent by Joe Biddy by email dt 1st October, 2010)

(1^{1} + 5^{5} + 3^{3}) mod 1000 = 153(Sent by M Sihabudin, from Indonesia)

If you add the highest and lowest number from these six
135 + 531
153 + 513
315 + 351
you will get 666 – an important number in the book of revelation.(Sent by Bjorn Jonasson from Sweden by email dated 01 Jul 2011)

153 is the smallest number k, such k^{4}could be split into two primes in two different ways: 153^{4} = 547981281 and 547981281 can be split into : 5479 , 81281 and 5 , 47981281 (Sent by Claudio Meller by email dated 26 May, 2012)

Curious Properties of 153, Shyam Sunder Gupta, Science Reporter, February 1991, India

^{29 }For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

^{30 }Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.

Shoreshim (pronounced shor-e-sheem) is Hebrew for “roots.” We have chosen this word to characterize this ministry for several reasons.

Roots give life to the tree.
Without an adequate root system to supply water and nutrients, a tree would slowly wither and die. If water is a picture of the Word of God (Ephesians 5:26), then roots are symbolic of the heart by which the life-blood of the believer is pumped throughout the Body. We feel that the times in which we live dictate that men and women must determine to learn, live and speak the truth as never before. Our very lives may one day depend upon it.

Roots are the anchor of the tree.
While the roots are not the most attractive part of the tree, they are nevertheless the most critical. As we know, truth polarizes; there is no “in-between” and, sadly, not everyone wants to hear the truth (2 Timothy 4:3-4). Yet declaring, hearing and internalizing the truth of God’s Word provides the means by which believers can mature into a tree “planted by the rivers of water that brings forth its fruit in its season” (Psalm 1:3). We must be rooted in the Word so that we will not be “blown about by every wind of doctrine” (Ephesians 4:14).

If we are to be “one” we must return to the roots of our faith.
The diversity and uniqueness of the hundreds of branches that can comprise one tree only become “one” (the trunk) as they move back toward the roots of the tree. With so many versions of Christianity and the varying interpretations of Scripture muddying the theological waters, the need to return to our roots and to understand the eternal validity of God’s Torah has become obvious. This need is, in fact, evidence of the “restoration of all things” that the Scripture has predicted “since the world began” (Acts 3:21).