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5.17: Putting It Together - Geosciences


SUMMARY

In this section, you learned the following:

  1. The different types of plate boundaries
  2. What type of motion is associated with each boundary
  3. The mechanisms that cause the plate movements
  4. The geologic features associated with each boundary
  5. What evidence supported Continental Drift
  6. Why certain areas are prone to mountain building, earthquakes and volcanoes
  7. The different types of deformation caused by plate tectonics
  8. What hotspots are and how they can create new land

The Noontimes

Friday, February 24, 2017

If we find ourselves confused when we look to God’s Law for direction, we must consider Jesus as the Living Law of God.

I’m not here to demolish but to complete. I am going to put it all together, pull it all together in a vast panorama.

If we find ourselves confused when we search to God’s Law for answers, we must consider Jesus as the exemplar of all creation.

God’s Law is more real and lasting than the stars in the sky and the ground at your feet. Long after stars burn out and earth wears out, God’s Law will be alive and working.

If we find ourselves in pain when we look to God’s Law for solace, we must consider Jesus as God’s answer to the corruption the world gives us.

Take God’s law seriously, show the way for others, and you will find honor in the kingdom. Unless you do far better than the Pharisees in the matters of right living, you won’t know the first thing about entering the kingdom.

If we find ourselves anxious about God’s Law and its consequences, we must consider the integrity and authenticity of Jesus.

You don’t make your words true by embellishing them with religious lace. In making your speech sound more religious, it becomes less true. Just say “yes” and “no”. When you manipulate words to get your own way, you go wrong.

If we find ourselves at peace in giving ourselves over completely to God’s Law, we realize that we have put it all together.

When we compare differing translations of these verses, we begin to synthesize Jesus’ message to bring it into our hearts . . . we begin to put God’s message together.


5.17: Putting It Together - Geosciences

Which is the sect of the Sadducees. —The fact, of which this is the only distinct record, is of immense importance as throwing light on the course of action taken by the upper class of priests, both during our Lord’s ministry and in the history of this book. From the time of the teaching of John 5:25-29, they must have felt that His doctrine was diametrically opposed to theirs. They made one attempt to turn that doctrine, on which, and almost on which alone, He and the Pharisees were in accord, into ridicule, and were baffled (Matthew 22:23-33). The raising of Lazarus mingled a dogmatic antagonism with the counsels of political expediency (John 11:49-50). The prominence of the Resurrection of Jesus in the teaching of the Apostles now made the Sadducean high priests their most determined opponents. The Pharisees, on the other hand, less exposed now than they had been before to the condemnation passed by our Lord on their unreality and perverted casuistry, were drawing off from those with whom they had for a time coalesced, into a position at first of declared neutrality then of secret sympathy then, in many cases, of professed adherence (Acts 15:5).

Filled with indignation. —The word is that elsewhere rendered “zeal,” or “envy.” Both meanings of the word were probably applicable here. There was “zeal” against the doctrine, “envy” of the popularity of the Apostles.

WHOM TO OBEY,-ANNAS OR ANGEL?

The Jewish ecclesiastics had been beaten in the first round of the fight, and their attempt to put out the fire had only stirred the blaze. Popular sympathy is fickle, and if the crowd does not shout with the persecutors, it will make heroes and idols of the persecuted. So the Apostles had gained favour by the attempt to silence them, and that led to the second round, part of which is described in this passage.

The first point to note is the mean motives which influenced the high-priest and his adherents. As before, the Sadducees were at the bottom of the assault for talk about a resurrection was gall and wormwood to them. But Luke alleges a much more contemptible emotion than zeal for supposed truth as the motive for action. The word rendered in the Authorised Version ‘indignation,’ is indeed literally ‘zeal,’ but it here means, as the Revised Version has it, nothing nobler than ‘jealousy.’ ‘Who are those ignorant Galileans that they should encroach on the office of us dignified teachers? and what fools the populace must be to listen to them! Our prestige is threatened. If we don’t bestir ourselves, our authority will be gone.’ A lofty spirit in which to deal with grave movements of opinion, and likely to lead its possessors to discern truth!

The Sanhedrin, no doubt, talked solemnly about the progress of error, and the duty of firmly putting it down, and, like Jehu, said, ‘Come, and see our zeal for the Lord’ but it was zeal for greetings in the marketplace, and the chief seats in the synagogues, and the other advantages of their position. So it has often been since. The instruments which zeal for truth uses are argument, Scripture, and persuasion. That zeal which betakes itself to threats and force is, at the best, much mingled with the wrath and jealousy of man.

The arrest of the Apostles and their committal to prison was simply for detention, not punishment. The rulers cast their net wider this time, and secured all the Apostles, and, having them safe under lock and key, they went home triumphant, and expecting to deal a decisive blow to-morrow. Then comes one of the great ‘buts’ of Scripture. Annas and Caiaphas thought that they had scored a success, but an angel upset their calculations. To try to explain the miracle away is hopeless. It is wiser to try to understand it.

The very fact that it did not lead to the Apostles’ deliverance, but that the trial and scourging followed next day, just as if it had not happened, which has been alleged as a proof of its uselessness, and inferentially of its falsehood, puts us on the right track. It was not meant for their deliverance, but for their heartening, and for the bracing of all generations of Christians, by showing, at the first conflict with the civil power, that the Lord was with His Church. His strengthening power is operative when no miracle is wrought. If His servants are not delivered, it is not that He lacks angels, but that it is better for them and the Church that they should lie in prison or die at the stake.

The miracle was a transient revelation of a perpetual truth, and has shed light on many a dark dungeon where God’s servants have lain rotting. It breathed heroic constancy into the Twelve. How striking and noble was their prompt obedience to the command to resume the perilous work of preaching! As soon as the dawn began to glimmer over Olivet, and the priests were preparing for the morning sacrifice, there were these irrepressible disturbers, whom the officials thought they had shut up safely last night, lifting up their voices again as if nothing had happened. What a picture of dauntless persistence, and what a lesson for us! The moment the pressure is off, we should spring back to our work of witnessing for Christ.

The bewilderment of the Council comes in strong contrast with the unhesitating action of the Apostles. There is a half ludicrous side to it, which Luke does not try to hide. There was the pompous assembling of all the great men at early morning, and their dignified waiting till their underlings brought in the culprits. No doubt, Annas put on his severest air of majesty, and all were prepared to look their sternest for the confusion of the prisoners. The prison, the Temple, and the judgment hall, were all near each other. So there was not long to wait. But, behold! the officers come back alone, and their report shakes the assembly out of its dignity. One sees the astonished underlings coming up to the prison, and finding all in order, the sentries patrolling, the doors fast , and then entering ready to drag out the prisoners, and-finding all silent. Such elaborate guard kept over an empty cage!

It was not the officers’ business to offer explanations, and it does not seem that any were asked. One would have thought that the sentries would have been questioned. Herod went the natural way to work, when he had Peter’s guards examined and put to death. But Annas and his fellows do not seem to have cared to inquire how the escape had been made. Possibly they suspected a miracle, or perhaps feared that inquiry might reveal sympathisers with the prisoners among their own officials. At any rate, they were bewildered, and lost their heads, wondering what was to come next, and how this thing was to end.

The further news that these obstinate fanatics were at their old work in the Temple again, must have greatly added to the rulers’ perplexity, and they must have waited the return of the officers sent off for the second time to fetch the prisoners, with somewhat less dignity than before. The officers felt the pulse of the crowd, and did not venture on force, from wholesome fear for their own skins. An excited mob in the Temple court was not to be trifled with, so persuasion was adopted. The brave Twelve went willingly, for the Sanhedrin had no terrors for them, and by going they secured another opportunity of ringing out their Lord’s salvation. Wherever a Christian can witness for Christ, he should be ready to go.

The high-priest discreetly said nothing about the escape. Possibly he had no suspicion of a miracle, but, even if he had, Acts 4:16 shows that that would not have led to any modification of his hostility. Persecutors, clothed with a little brief authority, are strangely blind to the plainest indications of the truth spoken by their victims. Annas did not know what a question about the escape might bring out, so he took the safer course of charging the Twelve with disobedience to the Sanhedrin’s prohibition. How characteristic of all his kind that is! Never mind whether what the martyr says is true or not. He has broken our law, and defied our authority that is enough. Are we to be chopping logic, and arguing with every ignorant upstart who chooses to vent his heresies? Gag him,-that is easier and more dignified.

A world of self-consequence peeps out in that ‘ we straitly charged you,’ and a world of contempt peeps out in the avoidance of naming Jesus. ‘This name’ and ‘this man’ is the nearest that the proud priest will come to soiling his lips by mentioning Him. He bears unconscious testimony to the Apostles’ diligence, and to the popular inclination to them, by charging them with having filled the city with what he contemptuously calls ‘ your teaching,’ as if it had no other source than their own ignorant notions.

Then the deepest reason for the Sanhedrin’s bitterness leaks out in the charge of inciting the mob to take vengeance on them for the death of Jesus. It was true that the Apostles had charged that guilt home on them, but not on them only, but on the whole nation, so that no incitement to revenge lay in the charge. It was true that they had brought ‘this man’s blood’ on the rulers, but only to draw them to repentance, not to hound at them their sharers in the guilt. Had Annas forgot ‘His blood be on us, and on our children’? But, when an evil deed is complete, the doers try to shuffle off the responsibility which they were ready to take in the excitement of hurrying to do it. Annas did not trouble himself about divine vengeance it was the populace whom he feared.

So, in its attempt to browbeat the accused, in its empty airs of authority, in its utter indifference to the truth involved, in its contempt for the preachers and their message, in its brazen denial of responsibility, its dread of the mob, and its disregard of the far-off divine judgment, his bullying speech is a type of how persecutors, from Roman governors down, have hectored their victims.

And Peter’s brave answer is, thank God! the type of what thousands of trembling women and meek men have answered. His tone is severer now than on his former appearance. Now he has no courteous recognition of the court’s authority. Now he brushes aside all Annas’s attempts to impose on him the sanctity of its decrees, and flatly denies that the Council has any more right to command than any other ‘men.’ They claimed to be depositaries of God’s judgments. This revolutionary fisherman sees nothing in them but ‘men,’ whose commands point one way, while God’s point the other. The angel bade them ‘speak’ the Council had bid them be dumb. To state the opposition was to determine their duty. Formerly Peter had said ‘judge ye’ which command it is right to obey. Now, he wraps his refusal in no folds of courtesy, but thrusts the naked ‘We must obey God’ in the Council’s face. That was a great moment in the history of the world and the Church. How much lay in it, as in a seed,-Luther’s ‘Here I stand, I can do none other. God help me! Amen’ Plymouth Rock, and many a glorious and blood-stained page in the records of martyrdom.

Peter goes on to vindicate his assumption that in disobeying Annas they are obeying God, by reiterating the facts which since Pentecost he had pressed on the national conscience. Israel had slain, and God had exalted, Jesus to His right hand. That was God’s verdict on Israel’s action. But it was also the ground of hope for Israel for the exaltatior of Jesus was that He might be ‘Prince [or Leader] and Saviour,’ and from His exalted hand were shed the gifts of ‘repentance and remission of sins,’ even of the great sin of slaying Him. These things being so, how could the Apostles be silent? Had not God bid them speak, by their very knowledge of these? They were Christ’s witnesses, constituted as such by their personal acquaintance with Him and their having seen Him raised and ascending, and appointed to be such by His own lips, and inspired for their witnessing by the Holy Spirit shed on them at Pentecost. Peter all but reproduces the never-to-be-forgotten words heard by them all in the upper room, ‘He shall bear witness of Me: and ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with Me from the beginning.’ Silence would be treason. So it is still. What were Annas and his bluster to men whom Christ had bidden to speak, and to whom He had given the Spirit of the Father to speak in them?

Acts 5:17-18 . Then the high-priest rose up — Never did any good work go on with any hope of success, but it met with opposition for they that are bent to do evil cannot be reconciled to them who make it their business to do good. Satan, the destroyer of mankind, ever was, and ever will be, an adversary to those who are men’s benefactors. And it would have been strange, if the apostles had been suffered to go on thus teaching and healing, and had received no check. In these and the following verses we have the malice of hell and the grace of Heaven struggling about them the one to make them cease from this good work, the other to animate them in it. The high-priest, Annas or Caiaphas, was the ringleader in the opposition made to them: he rose up — As it were, with awakened and renewed fury and all they that were with him — His friends and associates for they saw their wealth and dignity, their power and tyranny, that is, their all at stake, and inevitably lost, if the spiritual and heavenly doctrine of Christ should gain ground and prevail among the people. Which is the sect of the Sadducees — A goodly company for the priest! The Sadducees were most forward to join with the high-priest in this persecution, having a particular enmity to the gospel of Christ, because it attested and confirmed the doctrine of the invisible and eternal world, the immortality of the soul, the resurrection of the body, and the future state, which they denied. And were filled with indignation — Greek, ζηλου , with zeal, rather namely, bitter, persecuting zeal against the cause of Christ: for it is not strange, if men of no religion be bigoted in their opinions against true and pure religion. When they heard and saw how the people flocked to the apostles, and how reputable they were become, they were exasperated to the last degree, and rose up in a passion, as men who could no longer bear such proceedings, and were resolved to oppose them, being vexed at the apostles for preaching the doctrine of Christ, and curing the sick at the people for hearing them, and bringing the sick to be cured and at themselves and their own party for suffering this matter to go so far, and not suppressing it at its first rise. Thus are the enemies of Christ and his gospel a torment to themselves! And laid their hands on the apostles — Being determined to bring them to another trial before the sanhedrim and put them in the common prison — Where the vilest malefactors were lodged.

Rose up - This expression is sometimes "redundant," and at others it means simply to "begin" to do a thing, or to resolve to do it. Compare Luke 15:18.

And all they that were with him - That is, all they that coincided with him in doctrine or opinion or, in other words, that portion of the Sanhedrin that was composed of "Sadducees." There was a strong party of Sadducees in the Sanhedrin and perhaps at this time it was so strong a majority as to be able to control its decisions. Compare Acts 23:6.

Which is the sect - The word translated "sect" here is that from which we have derived our word "heresy." It means simply "sect" or "party," and is not used in a bad sense as implying reproach, or even error. The idea which "we" attach to it of error, and of denying fundamental doctrines in religion, is one that does not occur in the New Testament.

Sadducees - See the notes on Matthew 3:7. The main doctrine of this sect was the denial of the resurrection of the dead. The reason why "they" were particularly opposed to the apostles rather than the Pharisees was that the apostles dwelt much on the "resurrection of the Lord Jesus," which, if true, completely overthrew their doctrine. All the converts, therefore, that were made to Christianity, tended to diminish their numbers and influence, and also to establish the belief of the "Pharisees" in the doctrine of the resurrection. So long, therefore, as the effect of the labors of the apostles was to establish one of the main doctrines of the "Pharisees," and to confute the "Sadducees," so long we may suppose that the "Pharisees" would either favor them or be silent and so long the "Sadducees" would be opposed to them, and enraged against them. One sect will often see with composure the progress of another that it really hates, if it will humble a rival. Even opposition to the gospel will sometimes be silent provided the spread of religion will tend to humble and mortify those against whom we may be opposed.

Were filled with indignation - Greek: "zeal." The word denotes any kind of "fervor" or "warmth," and may be applied to any warm or violent affection of the mind, either "envy, wrath, zeal," or "love," Acts 13:45 John 2:17 Romans 10:2 2 Corinthians 7:7 2 Corinthians 11:2. Here it probably "includes envy" and "wrath." They were "envious" at the success of the apostles - at the number of converts that were made to a doctrine that they hated, and they were envious that the "Pharisees" were deriving such an accession of strength to their doctrine of the resurrection and they were "indignant" that the apostles regarded so little their authority, and disobeyed the solemn injunction of the Sanhedrin. Compare Acts 4:18-21.

Then the high priest rose up moved at the report of these things, went out of the council to observe what was done.

And all they that were with him there were both Pharisees and Sadducees in their sanhedrim or great council, as appears Acts 23:6 but the high priest and a great part were at this time Sadducees.

Indignation, or zeal, which is the best when kindled (as the fire on the altar) from heaven, regularly acting for God’s truth and word and the worst when inflamed by carnal affections, and set upon wrong objects for self-ends. The pique these Sadducees had against the apostles and their doctrine, was, because they taught the resurrection, which the Sadducees denied.

and all they that were with him in council, that were of his kindred or his party, as John and Alexander, and others, Acts 4:6

which is the sect of the Sadducees who denied the resurrection of the dead which doctrine the apostles preached and this made the high priest and his party very uneasy whence it seems that the then high priest was a Sadducee, and also the sanhedrim at that time, and which was sometimes the case. Great care indeed was taken of an high priest, that he should not be a Sadducee on the eve of the day of atonement they always swore the high priest, lest he should be a Sadducee, that he would make no innovation in what was ordered him and particularly that he would not put the incense upon the fire without, and then carry it in a censor into the most holy place, as the Sadducees understood (k), Leviticus 16:3. But notwithstanding all their care, sometimes they had a Sadducee for an high priest we read of one John, an high priest, who ministered in that office fourscore years, and at last became a Sadducee (l). And sometimes a sanhedrim consisted only of Sadducees: hence we read of "a sanhedrim of Sadducees" (m) and such an one was this and therefore it is not to be wondered at what follows,

and they were filled with indignation or "zeal", for Sadducism and which was a blind zeal, and not according to knowledge: or "with envy" at the apostles for the miracles done by them, and because of the success that attended them fearing lest, should they go on at this rate, their religion and authority would come to nothing. Sadducism now seemed greatly to prevail among men in power and the Jews say (n),

"the son of David will not come until the whole government is turned to the opinion of the Sadducees.''

(k) Misna Yoma, c. 1. sect. 5. Maimon. & Bartenora in ib. (l) T. Bab. Beracot, fol. 29. 1. Juchasin, fol. 16. 2.((m) T. Bab. Sanhedrin, fol. 52. 2.((n) Ib. fol. 97. 1.

(3) The more that the Church increases, the more the rage os Satan increases, and therefore they proceed from threats to imprisonment.

(h) The word which is used here is heresy, which signifies a choice, and so is taken for a right form of learning, or faction, or study and course of life, which the Latins call a sect: at first this word was used indifferently, but at length it came to be used only in reference to evil, whereupon came the name of heretic which is taken for one that goes astray from sound and wholesome doctrine in such a way that he thinks lightly of the judgment of God and his Church, and continues in his opinion, and breaks the peace of the Church.

Acts 5:17-18. Ἀναστάς ] The high priest stood up he raised himself : a graphic trait serving to illustrate his present interference. Comp. Acts 6:9, Acts 23:9 Luke 15:18, al. “Non sibi quiescendum ratus est,” Bengel. The ἀρχιερεύς , is according to Acts 4:6, Annas , not Caiaphas , although the latter was so really .

καὶ πάντες οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ , ἡ οὖσα αἵρεσις τῶν Σαδδουκ .] and all his associates (his whole adherents, Acts 5:21 Xen. Anab. iii. 2.11, al.), which were the sect of the Sadducees . This sect had allied itself with Annas, because the preaching of Christ as the Risen One was a grievous offence to them. See Acts 4:1-2. The participle ἡ οὖσα (not οἱ ὄντες is put) adjusts itself to the substantive belonging to the predicate, as is often the case in the classical writers. See Kühner, § 429 Stallb. ad Plat. Rep. p. 333 E, 392 D. Luke does not affirm that the high priest himself was a Sadducee, as Olshausen, Ewald, and others assert. This remark also applies in opposition to Zeller, who adduces it as an objection to the historical character of the narrator, that Luke makes Annas a Sadducee. In the Gospels also there is no trace of the Sadducaeism of Annas. According to Josephus, Antt. xx. 9. 1, he had a son who belonged to that sect.

ἐν τηρήσει δημοσ .] τήρησ . as in Acts 4:3. The public prison is called in Thuc. 5:18. 6 also merely τὸ δημόσιον and in Xen. Hist. vii. 36, οἰκία δημόσια .

Acts 5:17. ἀναστὰς , see on Acts 1:15, cf. Acts 6:9 : it may denote a hostile intention (but need not force this), Mark 3:26, Luke 10:35, Matthew 12:41, in LXX, Job 16:8 see Overbeck, Blass, Weiss ὁ ἀρχ ., i.e. , Annas not Caiaphas, Acts 4:6.— πάντες οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ : the context seems to imply that more are included than referred to in Acts 4:6.— ἡ οὖσα αἴρεσις (= οἵ εἰσιν αἵρεσις ), a rare employment of the relative in the N.T., but found in Luke and Paul, most of all in the latter cf. Acts 16:12, 1 Corinthians 3:17, Galatians 3:16, Ephesians 3:13, Acts 6:2, Php 1:28, etc. ( cf. Revelation 4:5 Revelation 5:9) Viteau, Le Grec du N. T. , p. 192 (1896).— αἵρεσις : (1) a choosing, choice, so in classical writers, cf. also LXX, Leviticus 22:18 Leviticus 22:21, 1Ma 8:30 (2) that which is chosen, a chosen method of thought and action (3) later, a philosophic principle those who have chosen certain principles, a school, a sect, so six times in Acts. It is used thrice elsewhere in N.T., 1 Corinthians 11:29, Galatians 5:20, 2 Peter 2:1 in the plural, of factions or parties within the Church in its later ecclesiastical use, applied to doctrines, “heresies,” which tended to cause separation from the Church. The word need not therefore be used in a bad sense, although it is so used of the Nazarenes, cf. Acts 24:5 Acts 24:14, Acts 28:22, whilst on the other hand St. Paul uses it of the Pharisees, Acts 26:5 ( cf. Acts 15:5), in no depreciatory sense ( cf. its use by Josephus of the Sadducees, Ant. , xx., 9, 1). Lumby gives a disparaging use of the word in Apocr. Act. Phil. in Hellad. , 10, see his note. It is not expressly said by St. Luke that Annas was a Sadducee, although he seems to imply it. But this is not in itself inconceivable (see Acts 4:1) in spite of the strictures of Zeller and Overbeck Josephus distinctly says, u. s. , that the son of Annas who bore his father’s name was of the sect of the Sadducees, and if he mentions this as something peculiar, and as showing why the younger Annas was so bold and insolent (Zeller, cf. Nösgen’s note, in loco ), yet there is no difficulty in supposing that the elder Annas was at least associated with the Sadducees if only for political reasons.— ζήλου : jealousy, R.V., so rightly A.V in Acts 13:45 Wycliffe “envy,” cf. Romans 13:13, 1 Corinthians 3:3, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Galatians 5:20, Jam 3:14 Jam 3:16, Clem. Rom., Cor [177], iii. 4 and iv–vi ( cf. Numbers 25:10-11, 1Ma 8:16, οὔκ ἐστι φθόνος οὐδὲ ζῆλος ἐν αὐτοῖς , and 2:54, 58, Psalms of Solomon 2:27), and in some places of the jealousy which God has, as in 2 Corinthians 11:2, Numbers 25:10-11, and cf. Psalms of Solomon Acts 2:27, Acts 4:2, 1Ma 2:54. But φθόνος is capable only of an evil signification. By Aristotle ζῆλος is used in its nobler sense ( Rhet. , ii., 11), as opposed to τὸ φθονεῖν , but it seems to be used by other writers as = φθόνος or coupled with it. The meaning is defined by the context. Trench, N. T. Synonyms , i., 99. Here the envy and jealousy of the Sanhedrim was provoked by the popular favour shown to the disciples, and hence to their doctrine of the resurrection.

[177] Corinth, Corinthian or Corinthians.

17–32 . Arrest of the Twelve. Their miraculous deliverance and their Defence before the Sanhedrin

17 . Then the high priest rose up ] The conjunction at the beginning of the sentence should be But . While the multitudes thronged to be healed, the effect on the authorities was to provoke them to opposition.

rose up ] The Greek word is used in this chapter of the insurrections of Theudas and Judas ( Acts 5:36-37 ) and in the next chapter (Acts 6:9) of the disputants with Stephen. It is often found without the sense of opposition which it has here and in those verses.

and all they that were with him ] A phrase more comprehensive than that used in Acts 4:6, “as many as were of the kindred of the high priest.” The opposition has had time to gather its forces and now represents not only the family of Annas, but the heads of the party of the Sadducees.

which is the sect ] The word is that which St Paul uses in his defence (Acts 24:14) before Felix, “after the way which they call heresy .” But he employs it without any sense of blame (Acts 26:5) about the Pharisees, and it is used of them also Acts 15:5. With a bad sense it is applied to the Nazarenes (Acts 24:5), and similarly Acts 28:22.

of the Sadducees ] From Acts 5:21 it will be seen that the statement of Josephus concerning the influence of this sect is fully borne out ( Antiq. xiii. 11. 6), for they had the rich on their side. We have no certain evidence in Scripture that Annas was a Sadducee, but Josephus ( Antiq . xx. 9. 1) tells us that his son Ananus [or Annas] was of this sect.

and were filled with indignation ] The word used to express their feeling might better be rendered jealousy . What the historian is describing is an outbreak of party-feeling. The whole influence of the Sadducean party is called forth by their antagonism to the doctrine of the resurrection and their envy of the growth of the new movement.

Acts 5:17. Ἀναστὰς , having risen up ) He thought that he ought not to remain quiet.— τῶν Σαδδουκαίων , of the Sadducees ) Many gathered themselves together to these, so as that they might the more assail the resurrection of Jesus Christ.— ζήλου , with indignation or angry zeal ) The impotence of this feeling is made apparent by their whole proceeding.


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SECRET SOUND # 8 – GUESSES

GUESS #30: Pressing the keys on a braille keyboard >> Monday 6/28 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #29: Pressing buttons on a fax machine >> Monday 6/28 @ 9:20am
GUESS #28: Hitting the “!” and “&” button on a keyboard >> Friday 6/25 @ 5:20pm
GUESS # 27: Shaking a salt shaker >> Friday 6/25 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #26: Punching a hole puncher over and over again >> Friday 6/25 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #25: Continuously trying to light a lighter >> Friday 6/25 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #24: Riding a horse >> Friday 6/25 @ 9:20am
GUESS #23: Writing a novel on a typewriter >> Thursday 6/24 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #22: Shaking a baby rattle >> Thursday 6/24 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #21: Bike chain rattling >> Thursday 6/24 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #20: Squeezing or pressing a cigar clipper >> Thursday 6/24 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #19: Rubbing to quarters together >> Thursday 6/24 @ 9:20am
GUESS #18: A clicker counting people >> Wednesday 6/23 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #17: Tapping on the keyboard of a laptop computer >> Wednesday 6/23 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #16: Shaking a light bulb back & forth when the filament breaks >> Wednesday 6/23 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #15: Pressing or hitting the trigger on a water hose >> Wednesday 6/23
GUESS #14: Peeling vegetables with a vegetable peeler >> Wednesday 6/23 @ 9:20am
GUESS #13: Kids cutting colored paper >> Tuesday 6/22 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #12: Handcuffs clanking together >> Tuesday 6/22 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #11: Pressing or squeezing a hand held ice cream scooper to scoop ice cream >> Tuesday 6/22 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #10: Adding something on an adding machine >> Tuesday 6/22 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #9: Opening & closing a staple remover >> Tuesday 6/22 @ 9:20am
GUESS #8: Taking some sugar packets, shaking them & getting ready to tear them open to pour in a cup of coffee >> Monday 6/21 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #7: Using or typing on a typewriter >> Monday 6/21 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #6: Zesting an orange or lemon peel >> Monday 6/21 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #5: Someone pressing a machine to make an espresso coffee >> Monday 6/21 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #4: A pair of hedge cutters cutting or trimming bushes >> Monday 6/21 @ 9:20am
GUESS #3: Taking scissors or clippers & trimming down wheatgrass >> Friday 6/18 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #2: Tally clicker that counts people >> Friday 6/18 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #1: Using a pair of sheers & chopping off plants in your garden >> Friday 6/18 @ 1:20pm

Congratulations to Chris from San Lorenzo for correctly guessing Secret Sound #7 and winning $5,000!
Secret Sound #7 = Picking up or Lifting Dumbell Weights & Hitting Them Together

SECRET SOUND #7 – GUESSES
GUESS #77: Tapping your hand on a conga drum >> Friday 6/18 @ 9:20am
GUESS #76: Running on a treadmill & shoes hitting the black belt >> Thursday @ 5:20pm
GUESS #75: Hitting a tuba >> Thursday 6/17 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #74: Hitting a reflex hammer on a knee >> Thursday 6/17 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #73: Cutting a vegetable on a wooden board >> Thursday 6/17 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #72: Hammering a nail into a two by four >> Thursday 6/17 @ 9:20am
GUESS #71: Tapping or hitting a dumbbell or barbell weights against a weight rack >> Wednesday 6/16 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #70: The back hammering on the wall to find a stud >> Wednesday 6/16 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #69: Plunging a toilet >> Wednesday 6/16 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #68: Kids or people walking down emergency exit metal stairs >> Wednesday 6/16 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #67: A record playing over and over>> Wednesday 6/16 @ 9:20am
GUESS #66: Tennis shoes spinning in the dryer >> Tuesday 6/15 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #65: Driving down the road on the median and hitting the little bumps on the road >> Tuesday 6/15 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #64: Hitting or tapping a weight scale on a counter >> Tuesday 6/15 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #63: A train on a bumpy track slowing to a stop >> Tuesday 6/15 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #62: Hitting or tapping an aluminum lid back onto a paint can >> Tuesday 6/15 @ 9:20am
GUESS #61: Tapping or hitting a bar of soap on a bathroom counter >> Monday 6/14 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #60: A knife going in between fingers/The knife game >> Monday 6/14 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #59: Tapping your foot on a weight scale >> Monday 6/14 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #58: A metal door knocker knocking on a door >> Monday 6/14 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #57: Bouncing a tennis ball with a tennis racket on a tennis court before serving the ball >> Monday 6/14 @ 9:20am
GUESS #56: Taking a brush and hitting it on the back of a counter >> Friday 6/11 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #55: Hitting a box of tissues on the table as you pull tissues out repeatedly >> Friday 6/11 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #54: Driving on a flat tire >> Friday 6/11 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #53: Hitting or tapping the pump of a hand sanitizer bottle that’s about to run out >> Friday 6/11 @ 9:20am
GUESS #52: Hitting a piece of steak with a meat cleaver >> Thursday 6/10 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #51: Hitting a bell with a wooden object >> Thursday 6/10 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #50: Knocking on a door knocker >> Thursday 6/10 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #49: Pulling or plucking a rubberband wrapped around a shoebox >> Thursday 6/10 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #48: Wearing point shoes tapping or walking on the floor >> Thursday 6/10 @ 9:20am
GUESS #47: Pushing or tapping the soap or hand sanitizer dispenser on the wall >> Wednesday 6/9 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #46: Tapping or hitting a wooden stake in the ground with a rubber mallet >> Wednesday 6/9 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #45: Track of a rollercoaster going up >> Wednesday 6/9 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #44: A metal ball rolling down and hitting steps on the way down >> Wednesday 6/9 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #43: A tissue box hitting or tapping a table to get the tissues back in after you take too many >> Wednesday 6/9 @ 9:20am
GUESS #42: Knocking or tapping bricks or pavers >> Tuesday 6/8 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #41: Strumming a rubberband >> Tuesday 6/8 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #40: Hitting or hammering a barrel with a hammer or mallet >> Tuesday 6/8 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #40: Tap shoes hitting the floor >> Tuesday 6/8 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #39: Trying to empty out the last bit of a hand sanitizing bottle by hitting against an edge >> Tuesday 6/8 @ 9:20am
GUESS #38: A polygraph test >> Monday 6/7 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #36: Hitting or tapping a bottle of a BBQ sauce or hot sauce with your hand >> Monday 6/7 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #35: Tapping or hammering a nail into the wall to hang a picture or photo frame >> Monday 6/7 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #34: Guy using a sledgehammer to lay lines on a railroad track >> Monday 6/7 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #33: Tapping a pen on a wooden desk >> Monday 6/7 @ 9:20am
GUESS #32: A carpenter banging on PVC pipe or some sort of tubing >> Friday 6/4 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #31: Banging on the hood of a car >> Friday 6/4 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #30: Hammering a wooden “For Sale” sign into the ground >> Friday 6/4 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #29: Chopping vegetables on a cutting board >> Friday 6/4 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #28: Chopping vegetables with a Slap-Chop on the counter >> Friday 6/4 @ 9:20am
GUESS #27: Hitting a gavel on the counter in court >> Thursday 6/3 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #26: Slapping a conga >> Thursday 6/3 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #25: Building a birdhouse >> Thursday 6/3 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #24: Hitting a hammer against a piece of plywood >> Thursday 6/3 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #23: Turning over a ketchup bottle that’s almost empty & hitting it to get the ketchup out >> Thursday 6/3 @ 9:20am
GUESS #22: Hitting a hammer on a board >> Wednesday 6/2 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #21: Beating two flip flops together with your hands >> Wednesday 6/2 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #20: A director hitting the action slate while filming a movie >> Wednesday 6/2 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #19: Paddle ball game where the ball is attached to the string & you hit with a racket >> Wednesday 6/2 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #18: Hitting or tapping a hairbrush on a bathroom sink >> Wednesday 6/2 @ 9:20am
GUESS #17: Hitting or striking the strings front of a guitar or bass with your hand or fingers >> Tuesday 6/1 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #16: Hitting or tapping a microphone >> Tuesday 6/1 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #15: Musical metronome for keeping time in the band >> Tuesday 6/1 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #14: Hitting a hammer on a tree >> Tuesday 6/1 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #13: Strumming a guitar >> Tuesday 6/1 @ 9:20am
GUESS #12: Cutting or chopping an apple on a wooden cutting board with a knife >> Friday 5/28 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #11: Pushing or pumping hair product out of a bottle >> Friday 5/28 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #10: Trying to get the last of the shampoo out of the bottle >> Friday 5/28 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #9: A neon LED light blinking on & off >> Friday 5/28 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #8: Knocking on the door of the 99.7 NOW studio >> Friday 5/28 @ 9:20am
GUESS #7: Pounding meat to tenderize it >> Thursday 5/27 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #6: Stomping your shoes on the ground to get the mud off >> Thursday 5/27 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #5: Chopping vegetables on a board >> Thursday 5/27 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #4: Banging a pencil on a table >> Thursday 5/27 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #3: Punching a punching balloon >> Thursday 5/27 @ 9:20am
GUESS #2: Someone wearing heels in a restaurant walking to the bathroom & knocking on the door >> Wednesday 5/26 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #1: A ball being thrown downstairs >> Wednesday 5/26 @ 4:20pm

Congratulations to Desiree from Daly City for correctly guessing Secret Sound #6 and winning $4,800!
Secret Sound #6 = Pulling & taking off a latex glove from your hand

SECRET SOUND #6 – GUESSES

GUESS #43: Pulling and tearing pieces of masking tape off a roll >> Wednesday 5/26 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #42: Tearing or cutting off pieces of electrical tape>> Wednesday 5/27 @ 9:20pm
GUESS #41: Scooping hair gel out of a container with your hands >> Tuesday 5/25 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #40: Ripping auto repair tape off a car >> Tuesday 5/25 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #39: Breaking a strip of an adhesive bandage while cutting it with scissors >> Tuesday 5/25 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #38: Ripping open the package of a band-aid & pulling off the tabs of the adhesive>> Tuesday 5/25 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #37: Pulling apart or opening a pack of instant heat pads or warmers >> Tuesday 5/25 @ 9:20am
GUESS #36: Going to the bathroom & opening up a roll of toilet paper >> Monday 5/24 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #35: Eating watermelon >> Monday 5/24 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #34: Pulling & tearing pieces of medical tape off a roll >> Monday 5/24 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #33: Wrapping plastic wrap around a pallet of stacked boxes >> Monday 5/24 @ 12:20pm
GUESS 32: Pulling the tape off of the wrapping paper of a Christmas present >> Monday 5/24 @ 9:20am
GUESS #31: Cutting a piece of paper with a big cutting slicer >> Friday 5/21 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #30: Ripping open a perforated box of tissues >> Friday 5/21 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #29: Unrolling duct tape from a roll of duct tape >> Friday 5/21 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #28: Tape being pulled >> Friday 5/21 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #27: Taping up a box with a tape gun & ripping it >> Friday 5/21 @ 9:20am
GUESS #26: A machine printing out a parking ticket >> Thursday 5/20 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #25: Pulling off the wrapper of a container >> Thursday 5/20 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #24: Putting on latex gloves>> Thursday 5/20 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #23: Pulling out hand sanitizing wipes from the dispenser one at a time >> Thursday 5/20 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #22: Rolling a lint roller up & down your leg to get the lint off >> Thursday 5/20 @ 9:20am
GUESS #21: Pulling a piece of duct tape from the roll >> Wednesday 5/19 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #20: Peeling off the package of a brand new iPhone >> Wednesday 5/19 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #19: Pulling a roll of blue scotch tape then tearing and breaking pieces off >> Wednesday 5/19 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #18: Using a heavy duty shipping tape dispenser to put on a box >> Wednesday 5/19 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #17: Wrapping up a container of salsa w/ plastic wrap>> Wednesday 5/19 @ 9:20am
GUESS #16: Opening or closing a takeout container >> Tuesday 5/18 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #15: Rolling a lint roller & ripping the paper >> Tuesday 5/18 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #14: Pulling & ripping scotch tape from the dispenser >> Tuesday 5/18 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #13: Ripping off a piece of tape, putting it on a package that will be sent out via UPS or FED-EX >> Tuesday 5/18 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #12: Running scissors up & down the ribbon of a balloon to curl or spiral it>> Tuesday 5/18 @ 9:20am
GUESS #11: Ripping off duct tape & tearing it with >> Monday 5/17 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #10: Ripping tape off a package>> Monday 5/17 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #9: Opening & closing the tabs on a babies diaper >> Monday 5/17 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #8: Allergies >> Monday 5/17 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #7: Putting postage on a package >> Monday 5/13 @ 9:20am
GUESS #6: Slurping spaghetti >> Friday 5/14 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #5: Opening a package of raw chicken >> Friday 5/14 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #4: Peeling painters tape off of a wall >> Friday 5/14 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #3: Pulling tape off a tape dispenser >> Friday 5/14 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #2: Windshield wipers on your car in the rain >> Friday 5/14 @ 9:20am
GUESS #1: Scissors running along ribbon to make it spiral >> Thursday 5/13 @ 5:20pm

Congratulations to Leandre from Hayward for correctly guessing Secret Sound #5 and winning $4,000!
Secret Sound #5 = Picking Up & Dropping a Cone on Concrete

SECRET SOUND #5 – GUESSES
GUESS #35: Opening a latch suitcase>> Thursday 5/13 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #34: A turnstyle gate you go through to get to a baseball game or concert >> Thursday 5/13 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #33: Someone hopping on a pogo stick on the pavement >> Thursday 5/13 @ 9:20am
GUESS #32: Soda dropping from the dispenser >> Wednesday 5/12 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #31: Hitting a plastic or rubber delineator tube with your hand >> Wednesday 5/12 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #30: Pushing the button on the front of the microwave to open the door >> Wednesday 5/12 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #29: Taking a picture of Alcatraz >> Wednesday 5/12 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #28: Hitting a wiffle ball off a t-ball stand with a plastic bat >> Wednesday 5/12 @ 9:20am
GUESS #27: The click of the gas pump when you fill up your tank>> Tuesday 5/11 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #26: Slam dunking a tub of Miracle Whip into a trash can >> Tuesday 5/11 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #25: Hitting the plastic lid on a trash receptacle & putting the trash in >> Tuesday 5/11 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #24: Shooting a ball or basketball and it hitting off the backboard>> Tuesday 5/11 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #23: T-Shirt cannon being fired >> Tuesday 5/11 @ 9:20am
GUESS #22: Dropping a rubberband ball >> Monday 5/10 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #21: Aiming & shooting a NERF Gun at a target >> Monday 5/10 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #20: Throwing or dropping your weights >> Monday 5/10 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #19: Shooting or releasing an arrow from a bow & hitting the target >> Monday 5/10 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #18: Dropping a baseball through a pitching machine >> Monday 5/10 @ 9:20am
GUESS #17: Hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket >> Friday 5/7 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #16: Putting a DVD movie into the slot you return it >> Friday 5/7 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #15: Shooting a tennis ball out of an automatic launcher >> Friday 5/7 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #14: Closing a hard cover sunglass case >> Friday 5/7 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #13: Snapping a rubberband from a rubberband ball>> Friday 5/7 @ 9:20am
GUESS #12: Opening up a can of Pringles >> Thursday 5/6 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #11: Stepping on a garbage can to release the lid and the lid falls down >> Thursday 5/6 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #10: Hitting the door bumper with your foot >> Thursday 5/6 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #9: The tube of the Drive Thru ATM Machine that sucks the tube up >> Thursday 5/6 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #8: Shutting the car door on your finger >> Thursday 5/6 @ 9:20am
GUESS #7: Closing a kitchen cabinet door >> Wednesday 5/5 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #6: Hitting a stapler really hard with your hand >> Wednesday 5/5 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #5: Pressing the button on a microwave to open the door >> Wednesday 5/5 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #4: Closing a brief case >> Wednesday 5/5 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #3: Removing a microphone from a mic stand>> Wednesday 5/5 @ 9:20am
GUESS #2: Skeet Shooter >> Tuesday 5/4 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #1: Banging the bottom of a large water jug >> Tuesday 5/4 @ 4:20pm

Congratulations to Helen from Napa for correctly guessing Secret Sound #4 and winning $3,600!
Secret Sound #4 = Grinding nuts in a grinder

SECRET SOUND #4 – GUESSES

GUESS #31: Your clothes going through the rinse cycle >> Tuesday 5/4 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #30: Using your hand to mix popcorn colonels in a bowl>> Tuesday 5/4 @ 9:20am
GUESS #29: Crushing ice with a manual snow cone maker >> Monday 5/3 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #28: Going through a bag of chips with your hands >> Monday 5/3 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #27: Shaking or spinning a Jiffy POP popcorn on the stove to cook it >> Monday 5/3 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #26: A bunch of ice in a Starbucks cup & you’re swirling it around >> Monday 5/3 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #25: Jumping or stomping on bubble wrap >> Monday 5/3 @ 9:20am
GUESS #24: Opening a bag of microwave popcorn, putting your hand in it, grabbing a handful then chewing it >> Friday 4/30 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #23: An ice pick or metal scoop to chop or crunching up ice in some form >> Friday 4/30 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #22: Pouring coffee beans in a stainless steal grinder or coffee maker >> Friday 4/30 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #21: The mixing or scooping of Brazil nuts >> Friday 4/30 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #20: Reaching into a cooler of ice to pull out a cold one >> Friday 4/30 @ 9:20am
GUESS #19: Mixing or stirring ice cubes in a champagne bucket either using hands or a scoop >> Thursday 4/29 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #18: Inserting and stirring a champagne or alcohol bottle into a cold hotel ice bucket >> Thursday 4/29 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #17: A bunch of lug nuts moved around >> Thursday 4/29 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #16: Making a drink in a blender or a smoothie in a blender with ice >> Thursday 4/29 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #15: Running your hands through a box full of nail polish bottles >> Thursday 4/29 @ 9:20am
GUESS #14: Stirring a cup of cold drink mixed with ice using a spoon >> Wednesday 4/28 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #13: Emptying a bag of aluminum cans and then stepping on it >> Wednesday 4/28 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #12: Running your hands and fingers in a metal container >> Wednesday 4/28 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #11: Stirring a relish dispenser at a Giants game >> Wednesday 4/28 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #10: Pouring a bunch of cosmetic products >> Wednesday 4/28 @ 9:20am
GUESS #9: Making a martini in the shaker >> Tuesday 4/27 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #8: Dispensing crushed ice out of refrigerator door into a shaker >> Tuesday 4/27 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #7: Shaking a Starbucks iced coffee and mixing it while you’re driving >> Tuesday 4/27 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #6: Rustling through a drawer >> Tuesday 4/27 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #5: A blender >> Tuesday 4/27 @ 9:20am
GUESS #4: Opening a package of cereal >> Monday 4/26 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #3: Offering someone some sort of appetizer and they don’t want it >> Monday 4/26 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #2: Dispensing ice into a cup or container from the ice maker in refrigerator door >> Monday 4/26 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #1: Packing popcorn, the kind kids squish >> Monday 4/26 @ 12:20pm

Congratulations to Marina from San Francisco for correctly guessing Secret Sound #3 and winning $4,000!
Secret Sound #3 = Breaking open a fortune cookie & taking the fortune out

SECRET SOUND #3 – GUESSES

GUESS #36: Breaking open a fortune cookie and pulling out the fortune >> Monday 4/26 @ 9:20am
GUESS #35: Taking a lid off a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream >> Friday 4/23 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #34: Opening a foil chocolate egg >> Friday 4/23 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #33: Opening or unwrapping a granola or cereal bar >> Friday 4/23 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #32: Opening up your Sweepstakes magazine drive thing >> Friday 4/23 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #31: Taking tape of or putting tape on a box >> Friday 4/23 @ 9:20am
GUESS #30: Ripping two pieces of velcro >> Thursday 4/22 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #29: Opening a bag or box of Red Vines & pulling a piece of licorice out >> Thursday 4/22 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #28: Opening a bill or letter with a metal opener >> Thursday 4/22 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #27: Unwrapping and eating/biting/chewing a fortune cookie >> Thursday 4/22 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #26: Scraping ice >> Thursday 4/22 @ 9:20am
GUESS #25: Taking off the plastic strip off a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream container >> Wednesday 4/21 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #24: Opening up a voter ballot envelope >>Wednesday 4/21 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #23: Opening or unwrapping an impossible burger patty by pulling back the slip of the packaging >> Wednesday 4/21 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #22: Peeling or pulling off layers of onion skin to make onion rings >> Wednesday 4/21 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #21: Peeling open and eating a Slim Jim >> Wednesday 4/21 @ 9:20am
GUESS #20: Rustling gold pebbles >> Tuesday 4/20 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #19: Scratching off a lottery scratching ticket with a scratching too >> Tuesday 4/20 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #18: Chewing or eating celery >> Tuesday 4/20 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #17: Peeling the skin off of garlic >> Tuesday 4/20 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #16: Taking the wrapper off a noodle pool toy >> Tuesday @ 9:20am
GUESS #15: Opening a brand new deck of cards >> Monday 4/19 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #14: Unrolling & unwrapping a Jolly Rancher candy >> Monday 4/19 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #13: Tearing or ripping an Ike’s Sandwich wrapper and then ripping it in half >> Monday 4/19 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #12: Separating or tearing apart lottery tickets >> Monday 4/19 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #11: Opening up a box of cracker jack >> Monday 4/19 @ 9:20am
GUESS #10: Slowly opening up & un-packaging Vienna sausages by peeling the lid of >> Friday 4/16 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #9: Pulling a match out of a matchbox & trying to light it >> Friday 4/16 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #8: Opening a can of SPAM>> Friday 4/16 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #7: Opening & eating a bag of pork grinds >> Friday 4/16 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #6: Buttering a piece of sourdough toast >> Friday 4/16 @ 9:20am
GUESS #5: Sharpening a pencil >> Thursday 4/15 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #4: Shuffling poker chips >> Thursday 4/15 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #3: Slot machine >> Thursday 4/15 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #2: Opening an envelope with 49ers tickets inside >> Thursday 4/15 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #1: Eating something on Doritos >> Thursday 4/15 @ 9:20am

Congratulations to Barbara from San Mateo for correctly identifying Secret Sound #2 and winning $2,600!

Secret Sound #2 = Rolling out Cadbury Cream Eggs

SECRET SOUND #2 – GUESSES

GUESS #17: A ball dispenser at a driving range >> Tuesday 4/13 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #16: A machine that has a ball that dispenses out with a toy inside >> Tuesday 4/13 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #15: Tossing dice or rocks into a wooden kitchen drawer or box >> Tuesday 4/13 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #14: Dropping a box of building blocks >> Tuesday 4/13 @ 9:20am
GUESS #13: Dropping a bag of tennis balls >> Monday 4/12 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #11: A Pinwheel Slot Machine >> Monday 4/12 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #10: A bingo machine >> Monday 4/12 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #9: Dropping ice cubes onto the sink or onto the floor >> Monday 4/12 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #8: A pile or pyramid of cups falling over >> Monday 4/12 @ 9:20am
GUESS #7: A bunch of bolts dropping >> Friday 4/9 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #6: Bowling pins >> Friday 4/9 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #5: Jenga blocks falling >> Friday 4/9 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #4: A bowling ball hitting the bowling pin >> Friday 4/9 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #3: The craps table >> Friday 4/9 @ 9:20am
GUESS #2: Throwing a bowling ball down a lane & making a strike >> Thursday 4/8 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #1: Opening up an engagement ring box >> Thursday 4/8 @ 4:20pm

Congratulations to Michelle from Suisun City for correctly identifying Secret Sound #1 and winning $2,200!

SECRET SOUND #1 = Sliding a pen on the metal binding/Spiral binding/Spine of a notebook

SECRET SOUND # 1 GUESSES
GUESS #17: Spinning a medicine bottle off of child lock >> Thursday 4/8 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #16: Rattling a pen chain >> Thursday 4/8 @ 9:20am
GUESS #15: Shaving ice or crushing ice >> Wednesday 4/7 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #14: Ripping pieces of tape off a big roll >> Wednesday 4/7 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #13: Grating an apple >> @ Wednesday 4/7 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #12: Rubbing the edge of a day planner with a pen >> @ Wednesday 4/7 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #11: Pulling off velcro straps >> Wednesday 4/7 @ 9:20am
GUESS #10: Long plastic thing you whack at a sports game >> Tuesday 4/6 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #9: Spinning ratchet toy >> Tuesday 4/6 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #8: Chewing Ice Cubes >> Tuesday 4/6 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #7: Velcro toss and catch ball game >> Tuesday 4/6 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #6: Playing with the bristles of a comb >> Tuesday 4/6 @ 9:20am
GUESS #5: Ripping a page out of a spiral notebook >> Monday 4/5 @ 5:20pm
GUESS #4: Buttering toast >> Monday 4/5 @ 4:20pm
GUESS #3: Spinning or flipping through a Roll-A-Dex >> Monday 4/5 @ 1:20pm
GUESS #2: Pepper grinder >> Monday 4/5 @ 12:20pm
GUESS #1: Peeling a potato >> Monday 4/5 @ 9:20am

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Contest Entry Period: 03/29/2021 – 04/02/2021 at 9:20am (PT), 12:20pm (PT) and 4:20pm (PT) AND 04/03-04/04 at 11:00am (PT), 1:00pm (PT) and 3:00pm (PT) for the cue to call. Upon hearing the cue to call, the Ninth (9) caller on the Station contest line at: 888-456-9970 will get the chance to win One Hundred Dollars ($100) if he/she can correctly identify the Secret Sound. No purchase necessary to participate in this contest.

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To enter On-Air: Listen to the Station each weekday 04/05/2021 – 06/25/2021 at 9:20am (PT), 12:20pm (PT), 1:20pm (PT), 4:20PM (PT), and 5:20pm (PT) for the air personality to announce the cue to call. Upon hearing the cue to call, the Ninth (9) designated caller on the Station contest line at: 888-456-9970 will get the chance to correctly identify the Secret Sound and win the jackpot between $500 – $5,000. No purchase necessary to participate in this contest.

Click HERE for official Secret Sound Insiders Contest Rules
To enter on Facebook: Every Sunday from 4/11/2021 – 6/27/2021 at 3:00pm (PT), the station will post a video with a sound that contestants will need to guess. The first person to comment with the correct guess will win a check fro One Hundred dollars. ARV= $100. No purchase necessary to participate in this contest.


5.17: Putting It Together - Geosciences

This is the place to celebrate breakthrough moments you have during the course. It’s a place be inspired by the wins of your classmates so make sure you keep an eye on this section, particularly once you have finished a lesson.

What is a breakthrough moment?

  • when you start seeing different and finally grasp an art concept which you have heard but never fully understood before
  • when you work in a different way to normal and are really pleased with your sketch
  • when you achieve a result you have wanted for a long time.

If you have a breakthough doing the assignment please post it into the Lesson Assignment Gallery as well as here.

And also please share with us any great sketches that you do after you have finished the course – where you have used the concepts from Watercolour on Location in your normal sketching. We really want to see how the concepts from this course are really helping to develop your own sketching style! It’s really important that you add a description to your sketch so we all know what we are to celebrate with you!

For more detailed instructions on how to post into the gallery please refer to the PDF guide in the support section.

To review all your uploads or delete an image in your Sketch Gallery please click here.


Watch the video: ΕΥΤΥΧΙΣΜΕΝΟΙ ΜΑΖΙ ΕΠΕΙΣΟΔΙΟ 23 (October 2021).