A solar eclipse is set to pass over the United States on August 21.  It’s a big deal because one hasn’t been visible from the continental United States in 37 years and one hasn’t passed over the country in almost 100 years. A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, blocking out a significant chunk of the Sun’s rays. So what does

the Bible have to say about this strange natural occurrence? There’s passages scattered throughout Scripture that talk about the sun being blacked out or darkness descending on the land. Sounds kind of like an eclipse, right? During the plagues of Egypt, God covered the land in a darkness. READ MORE