2 Introduction What is Da vinci Code? Facts Reveals Scripture @ Stake! AbstractIntroductionWhat is Da vinci Code?Facts RevealsStake!Brown’s ErrorMoral lesson for us
3 Introduction – 1 Timothy 1:3-4 The Book the Da Vinci Code is a publishing phenomenon, selling more then 7 million copies, and being on the New York Times bestseller list for more then 50 weeks.The Da Vinci Code has caused many to rethink their whole concept of Christianity. Just why is this book so popular? Why is there such a fuss being made about a novel?Dan Brown, author of the Da Vinci Code 2003(May 19, 2006 Movie was released)
4 Introduction Contd. . .– 2 John 1:7-8 The Controversy Over the Identity of JesusEverything the Bible says about Jesus is actually a fairytale. The central premise in this book is an attack on the purity and divinity of Jesus.Christ was married to Mary Magdalene and fathered a child.Today there are people that can claim to be direct ancestors of Jesus Christ.Jesus was not considered God or divine until almost 300 years after his ministry, when a decision at the council of Nicea in AD 325 declared him to be God.Gnostic Gospel is the Base for above
6 Elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum Plot of Da VinciHarvard SymbologistRobert LangdonGifted French CryptologistSophie NeveuElderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museumPriory of SionOpus Dei— Vatican-sanctioned Catholic sect believed to have long plotted to seize the Priory's secret . . .
7 Works of Leonard Da Vinci Usage of Codes and Symbols Profile of Leonard Da Vinci: ( )"There had never been another man born in the world who knew as much as Leonardo, not so much about painting, sculpture and architecture, as that he was a very great philosopher."Works of Leonard Da VinciThe Baptism of Christ ( )The Annunciation ( )Adoration of the Magi ( )The Virgin of the Rocks ( )The Last Supper ( )Virgin and Child with St. Anne ( )Mona Lisa (La Gioconda) ( )Leonard as Scientist and InventorThe Vitruvian Man (1485)Study of a foetus in the womb (1510)Anatomical study of the arm (1510)A design for a flying machine (1488)Born on April 15, 1452, in the hill town of Vinci in the territory of Florence. Capital of Old ItalyBorn to: Messer Piero Fruosino di Antonio, Notary and Caterina.His full birth name was "Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci", meaning "Leonardo, son of (Mes)ser Piero from Vinci".Died on the 2nd of May, 1519.Flash Facts in his PaintingsMirror Image WritingsUsage of Codes and SymbolsUnfinished Workswas an Italian polymath,scientist,mathematician,engineer,inventor,anatomist,painter,sculptor,architect,botanist,musician and writer.
8 Leonard as Scientist and Inventor Mona Lisa(La Gioconda)( )Virgin and Child with St. Anne( )The Virgin of the Rocks( )The Annunciation( )Adoration of the Magi ( )The Baptism of Christ( )The Last Supper( )
9 Mary Magdalene The name Magdalene- Magdala -Sea of Galilee's Mary who was called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out. Luke - 8:2He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons. Mark -16:9Jesus was in Bethany... House of Simon Leper…A Woman…Poured the Perfume on Jesus. Mat -26:6-16In the town of Bethany… Mary & her sister Martha… Lazarus… Dear Friend of Jesus. John – 11-1:44There was a Sinful Women in that town… she washed his feet with her Tears… Luke – 7:37-50, 10:38-43The Apostles were…Some Women…Mary mother of Jesus. Acts – 1:14
10 Luke – 8:2 Mark – 16:9 Acts – 1:14 John 11-1:44 Matthew -26:6-16
11 Priory of SionA religious house where certain orders of monks or nuns live.1956 the organization formed in France by Four Friends for fun i.e. (Give heroism to France)The president at the time was André Bonhomme, and another member was Pierre Plantard.In 1996, Andre told the BBCThe Priory of Sion doesn't exist anymoreI haven't seen Pierre Plantard in over 20 yearsbut he always had a great imagination
12 Gnostic GospelsThe Gnostic gospels are writings by early "Christian" (Greeks) 1 Cori 1:221st Century two primary divisions developed - the orthodox and the GnosticsThe discovery of the Nag Hammadi library in northern Egypt in 1945The Gnostics illegally attached the names of famous Christians to their writings, such as the gospel of Thomas, the gospel of Philip, the gospel of Mary, etc.Gnostic gospels are forgeries, fraudulently written in the names of the Apostles in order to give them a Authenticity
13 Profile of Dan Brown Born: June 22, 1964 New Hampshire, U.S Occupation:Novelist (Thriller, Mystery Fiction)Works:Digital Fortress – 1998Angles & Demons – 2000Deception Point – 2001The Da Vinci Code – 2003The Lost Symbol – 2009
14 Gospels of Gnostic Facts Gal 1:6, 2 Cori 11:4 Brown’s ErrorBible EvidenceGospels of Gnostic FactsGal 1:6,2 Cori 11:4Leonard Da Vinci PaintingsLast SupperMona Lisa1 John 1:71 John 2:22Priory of Sion1090 or 1956Christ MarriageJohn 2:1-12Mary Magdalene as an Apostle2 Cori 11:13Rev 2:2