Baha'is Under the Provisions of the Covenant Press Releases and News Articles

Press Releases of Neal Chase

The Limbs of Mankind Quake 9/11/01

Mabus Must Die 2/15/95

World Civil War 7/9/97

Covenant With Death 11/26/97

Meteor Strike 10/31/01

Other Press Releases concerning the Gulf War

Statement from the International Baha'i Council (9/12/01)

Letter to President Clinton regarding Iraq (11/9/97)

Press Release from Victor Woods: US Nukes Iraq! (1/1/98)

Address to Seattle's An Inter-Religious Gathering for Prayer in a Time of Crisis (2/12/98)

9-11 Predicted!

by Adam Sippola
© 2002


We live in a world today where war and destruction assail humanity at every angle, and where peace and justice seem like a distant reality to most people.  However, our Creator has a plan to ensure the survival and advancement of humanity to ever-greater spiritual degrees. 

During the last 6000 years of recorded history, there have been 9 Divine Teachers, called Manifestations of God, Who have been sent to earth for the purpose of educating humanity so that we might be made in the image and likeness of God, the Creator.  This is a spiritual image that we attain by turning to the Manifestation of our Day and taking on the spiritual qualities and attributes of God, such as love, harmony, justice, concord, fidelity, etc…  The most recent of these Teachers is Baha'u'llah, who fulfills prophecy from all of the world's religions to be the Promised One.  For the Jews, He is the Messiah Ben David, seated upon the Throne of David.  For the Hindus, He is the 9th Avatar.  For the Buddhists, He is the 5th Buddha - Amitabha Buddha.  For the Zoroastrians, He is the Shah Bahram (King of Glory).  For the Christians, He is the second coming or return of Christ.  For the Muslims, He is the return of the Imam Hussein.  For the Babi's, He is Him Whom God Shall Make Manifest.  For the Native Americans, He is the Father Sun.

Essentially, what Baha'u'llah brings is God's plan for a Spiritual World Civilization based upon justice.  This is the promised Kingdom of God on earth as it is in heaven that Jesus told us to pray for in the Lord's Prayer.  At the head of this Kingdom is the Universal House of Justice [1], which is distinguished by the descendant of King David as its president and executive branch. [2]  It is the prophesied “house of the Lord” from Isaiah in which “all nations shall flow to it” and “nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.” [3]

This civilization is based upon 12 principles, which are the 12 principles of the Baha'i Faith.  They are:

  1. The Oneness of Humanity

  2. The Independent Investigation of the Truth

  3. True Science and True Religion Must Agree

  4. The End of Prejudice of All Kinds

  5. Absolute Equality of Men and Women

  6. Religion is the Source of Unity

  7. Religion is Progressive; All Having a Common Foundation

  8. A Spiritual Solution to the Economic Problem

  9. Universal Compulsory Education

  10. A Universal Auxiliary Language

  11. Universal Peace Upheld by a Spiritual World Government

  12. A Universal House of Justice with the Davidic King as its President

Baha'u'llah gave many prophecies and made many predictions during His ministry on earth. All of which came true. The exact dates were not explicitly given for the predicted events to happen, but they happened just the same as He had foretold.  The most famous of these predictions was made concerning Emperor Napoleon III of France.  While in the Most Great Prison of Akka, Palestine, Baha'u'llah wrote a Tablet to Napoleon, which when received was ignored and flung to the ground by the French Emperor, who reportedly stated: “If this man is God, I am two gods!”  Baha'u'llah then proceeded to write a second Tablet to Napoleon III in 1869, in which He prophesied Napoleon's speedy downfall and destruction unless he should arise to serve the Cause of God:

“For what thou hast done, thy kingdom shall be thrown into confusion, and thine empire shall pass from thine hands, as a punishment for that which thou hast wrought. Commotions shall seize all the people in that land, unless thou arisest to help this Cause, and followest Him Who is the Spirit of God (Jesus) in this, the straight Path.  Hath thy pomp made thee proud?  By My Life!  It shall not endure; nay, it shall soon pass away, unless thou holdest fast by this firm Cord.  We see abasement hastening after thee, while thou art of the heedless…” [4]

Within a year, in 1870 Napoleon was utterly defeated after he marched his troops into war with Germany, confident of victory.  He lost several battles, culminating in his total defeat and ruin at Sedan.  He was then taken prisoner and came to a terrible end two years later in England.  More information on this event can be found in the books Baha'u'llah and the New Era, The Revelation of Baha'u'llah, Volume 3, The Promised Day is Come and Some Answered Questions.
Also, in His Kitab-i-Aqdas, Baha'u'llah wrote the following prophetic words addressed to Kaiser Wilhelm I, the King of Germany and the conqueror of Napoleon III:

“O banks of the Rhine!  We have seen you covered with gore, inasmuch as the swords of retribution were drawn against you; and you shall have another turn.  And We hear the lamentations of Berlin, though she be today in conspicuous glory.” [5] 

Here Baha'u'llah predicts the fall of Germany during WWI as well as its defeat during WWII where He says, “and you [Germany] shall have another turn.”  We must bear in mind that this Tablet was revealed in the 1800's, long before either of these wars.  It clearly does not matter that Baha'u'llah didn't give the exact dates for these events.  He said they would happen, and they happened.  It then falls upon the individual to see and accept the truth, or to remain blind and reject the truth.

In these recent years of the Baha'i Faith, there have been a series of date calculations and predictions made by Mr. Neal Chase, the great grandson of ‘Abdu'l-Baha and the 3rd Aghsan guardian of the Baha'i Faith.  Through his own independent investigation, and because those under the Covenant of God are granted the most vehement confirming support from on High, Mr. Chase was able to show how God had given the dates in His Holy Bible for several catastrophic events to occur in and around New York City. [6]

The following letter has been written to document the truth of the issue and to refute the arguments of the enemies of the Cause of God, who claim that Mr. Chase did not predict the date of September 11th, 2001 as pertaining to New York City, beforehand.  Those who oppose the Truth have a very important role to play, however.  They are like Judas who betrayed Jesus, as this betrayal was necessary to the fulfillment of the prophecies concerning Jesus; and they are like Pilate who tried to wash his hands of the whole matter. If Judas had returned to Jesus, undoubtedly Jesus would have forgiven him.  Judas' mistake and sin was that he instead committed suicide. Pilate on the other hand, tradition tells us, later became a devout believer through his wife Procula. Likewise, if these enemies of the Cause, like fugitives from justice hiding in the shadows, were to come into the Light and accept the well-documented Truth, they would also find forgiveness and enjoy the Mercy of God.

Attack and Refutation

“It is incumbent upon all men, each according to his ability, to refute the arguments of those that have attacked the Faith of God.  Thus hath it been decreed by Him Who is the All-Powerful, the Almighty.  He that wisheth to promote the Cause of the one true God, let him promote it though his pen and tongue, rather than have recourse to sword or violence.”  -Baha'u'llah: Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah, CLIV.

This letter has been written, not only to establish once and for all, by the clear testimonies of several witnesses, the FACT that Neal Chase did indeed predict the date of September 11th, 2001, as having significance in the unfolding of God's Plan in this Day, but also in admonition of those who continue “to oppose and protest against the guardian of the Cause of God” [7] through continual slander, backbiting and lying.  Why do the people refuse to fully investigate?  What kind of a person is unwilling to look, without bias, at all of the facts before making a judgement?  Dr. Leland Jensen, Establisher of the Baha'i Faith, tells us that it's “only simpletons and fools that don't use their intellect that God gave them and the principle of ‘Independent investigation of the truth' that Baha'u'llah gave them; they don't seek the truth for themselves and thus go into perdition.” [8]

—B.S. (concerning the morning of September 11th, 2001) wrote:

“After some time I felt like I needed to talk to a Baha'i and the most obvious person to talk to it seemed to me was Neal Chase because of his focus on the press releases warning New York City.

“I called and woke him up.  It was 6 a.m. in California.  He turned on his TV and we talked a bit as it began to sink in what was happening on screen.  I told him what had happened and what I had seen in the short time before I called.  After several minutes of discussion the talking ended as we both watched what was taking place.  Interrupting the silence we decided to end the conversation and Neal was going to wake D. to tell her the news.

“This past summer going through my papers I came across my phone bill from that month.  Listed there was the call to Neal on the morning of the 11th and another call I had made to him on the evening of September 12th that lasted just over 30 minutes.

“At no time in the first or second call did Neal ever mention having known the date of the attacks or any date involving New York for that matter.  If anything he was surprised and confused by what had occurred.  Neal only seemed to think that the worst was at hand and that they had decided to leave California.

“Later when Neal claimed to have prophesized the attacks on New York I did not believe him nor did not understand how someone from New York who had written so many press releases warning New York could forget something so important.  If it was just one date among many and now it had an obvious meaning why wouldn't he have remembered and told me in our conversation 48 hours after the fact?”

It does not matter whether or not Neal told B. about the 9-11 prediction during either of these two telephone calls because the FACT is that Neal had already written and sent out the press release entitled, “The Limbs of Mankind Quake!” on the day of September 11th to at least two believers, Colin O'Brien and Adam Sippola.  He then posted the final revised version to the Baha'i Community on-line list-serve at 2:41am on September 12th. This message can be found in the BUPC list-serve archives, message #2256.  In this press release, Neal clearly explains how the date of September 11, 2001 is recorded in God's Holy Bible, and that this was the Wake-Up Call for humanity.  View this press release in its entirety at

So I don't know what B.S. is talking about, as he was at that time the moderator of the list-serve, and must have seen that press release at some time.  How can he claim that Neal was “surprised and confused by what had occurred,” when everyone knows Neal had already written and sent out this press release between the two telephone calls B.S. claims to have made?

Not only this, but also several individuals heard Neal speak about this prediction to varying degrees months before the Trade Towers attack occurred.  The next many pages are devoted to these personal testimonies regarding this important issue.

—Kim Marquis of Missoula, Montana:

There were a few times I have heard Neal talk about the date [9-11-01].

The first one was, I believe during the first gathering I had attended in 98. He was talking about finding a quatrain in Nostradamus referring to Sept.

Next time I heard him talk of it was at his house on Stephens...when I met you [Adam] and your wife.

There was a forum at J. and M.'s house (after they moved out of second apartment at Neal's house).  Neal had given a presentation on the "star" [five-pointed star] and how it correlated with the body and the nervous system and so on. But he also went into the meaning of MONOS... very thorough presentation on the matter.  J., S.D., I believe T.M, Charlie (my husband), D. and D., I believe D.G. and J.G. were there, J. M. also.  At the time I thought it was pretty cool info.  It stuck with me.

While living at C.'s during this whole ordeal, she was ranting on about how you [Adam] wrote confirming Neal's finding.  I told C. that I too remember that conversation, I was there that day when you were there (I believe you and your wife were getting ready to head back home). And that he had given a presentation at J's house about it. She just gave me that look she gives when she doesn't like what she is hearing and changed the subject. She did not want to discuss it any further, I could tell. At the time I had not been reading all that was going out to personal individuals (I put them in a file, I was unable to read them in that house) so I didn't know EVERY iota that was happening. That is what I remember.

This past week, in my prayer book, I found a piece a paper with a “Prayer for Mustaghath” printed on it. I had forgot all about this ‘prayer on paper' since it was in a prayer book I don't use to often. When I saw this Paper I remembered where and when I received it! We were having a forum in 1999. Neal gave a presentation on Mustaghath - which he explained numerically was the year 2001 - also explaining the monos and how he had arrived at the date of September 11th. Neal had printed enough copies of this prayer for everyone at the forum.

—Lisa Harrison of Glenwood Springs, Colorado:

When Chris and I were living in Missoula, in 1999, Neal kept talking about the month of 7 (sept) and terror reigning from the sky from a Nostradamus prophecy.  He wasn't sure if it referred to July, which is the 7th month, or September, which is sept.  When the Trade Towers were hit on September 11th, I knew right away that this must have been what he was talking about.  I was driving from Denver to Basalt, and I heard on the radio that planes had flown into the Trade Towers. I stopped at a payphone and called Chris to tell him about it.  In the days that followed, I kept telling people about what Neal had said back in ‘99, but they refused to listen to what I was saying, and kept passing it off as the bogus prophecy that was circulating on the internet at that time.

The prophecy of Nostradamus being referred to in Kim and Lisa's testimonies is Quatrain X. 72:

The year 1999, seventh month,
From the sky will come a great King of Terror:
To bring back to life the great King of the Mongols,
Before and after Mars to reign by good luck.

In the original French, it reads sept mois, translated here as seventh month.  Sept is seven and mois is month.  Neal saw from this quatrain that something important would happen in September, the month of sept

In retrospect, there are two explanations to this prophecy, both of which demonstrate that the “King of Terror” spoken of here is none other than George W. Bush.  It was in June and July, the seventh month, of 1999, that Bush first announced his bid for presidency.  He explained time and again throughout the month of July that he had been in the Air Force like his father and had flown fighter jets, showing that he was a man and not the wimp he was being made out to be in the media.  This is why Nostradamus sees him coming “from the sky”, because he was an airman in the Air Force.  The Quatrain says he will “bring back” or resurrect the “great King of the Mongols,” which refers to Genghis Khan and his descendants.  Historically, Genghis Khan was a fierce and aggressive leader who was entirely against the Muslim people.  The first place he went in and destroyed was Afghanistan, and then his grandson Hulagu went in and destroyed Baghdad, the capital of Iraq.  This is exactly what Bush has done and is doing.  Bush is seen as a king because of the father to son succession in the presidency.  “Before and after Mars (War) to reign by good luck” refers to the Gulf War of Bush's father before him, and essentially the same war that now follows him, the War on Terrorism (War of Terror).  Bush definitely reigns by good luck, as was demonstrated by the botched presidential election, which he somehow came away from as winner. [9]

Another explanation of the date portion of this prophecy is that where Nostradamus says first “The year”, this is one year.  Then “1999”, which when added to one year is 2000, or 2000 years from the birth of Christ, which in reality is 2001 AD since there is no zero year between 1 BC and 1 AD.  Then if sept is seen as September, it brings us right to September of 2001, when Bush began his reign of Terror against the world, which will result in WWIII.  In the Bible we read:

‘“Release the four angels [holding back the four winds of destruction] who are bound at the great river Euphrates [which flows through Iraq].'  So the four angels were released, who had been held ready for the hour, the day, the month, and the year, to kill a third of mankind.” [10]

This will occur after Saddam Hussein is assassinated [11], whom Nostradamus calls “Mabus” in quatrain II. 62.  Mabus in the mirror is sudaM, which is phonetically Saddam.  He says that when Mabus is killed a dreadful destruction will come.  This will be the nuking of the UN building in New York, which is the seat of the Beast spoken of in the book of Revelation.  The UN building along with all of New York will be destroyed.  This is the third woe spoken of in Revelation.  The first woe was the bombing of the World Trade Center on February 26th, 1993, which Neal Chase also accurately predicted.  The second woe was the destruction of the Two Towers on September 11th, 2001.  The third woe is yet to come. 

—Kevin Paul Seeley of Glenwood Springs, Colorado:

In August of 2000, during a telephone conversation with Neal, I asked him if there were any date calculations coming up.  Neal proceeded to enlighten me with a series of calculations based upon Biblical and Baha'i prophecies, events both in the Baha'i and secular worlds, and the Persian system used to decipher numeric and alphabetic correlation known as ‘abjad'.  I took a pen and a cardboard-backed notebook and wrote down these calculations.  The calculations ended at September 10-11, 2000, but Neal said it would probably be 2001.  I then informed him that I knew of a local man who had been a reporter for the both the New York Times and the National Enquirer, and that I would give him this information if Neal thought it would be a good idea.  To this Neal replied that his mentor, Dr. Leland Jensen, had informed him before his ascension that Neal was not required to give any more dates to anyone in regard to the fulfillment of prophetic warnings (all of which prior to this particular calculation had been born out in world events and events in New York City in particular, and are a well documented matter of public record), but that I could disseminate this information if I so chose.  Neal also said that I should probably tell the man the date in 2000, rather than tell him the 2001 date and be too late in warning.  Shortly thereafter I told the reporter about these calculations while soaking in the Hot Springs pool in Glenwood.   

­—Adam Sippola of Glenwood Springs, Colorado:

While in Missoula in the summer of 2000 during the month of August, my wife and I were staying at Neal and D. Chase's home going through the firesides with them and a few other Baha'is in the area.  One night, while sitting in the living room of their home with my wife and Neal, I asked Neal if he had any more date predictions that he was investigating from the Bible.  He then explained to the two of us that from Dr. Leland Jensen's ascension on August 6th, 1996 to Ruhiyyih Khanum's death on January 18th, 2000, there were 1260 days.  I believe he mentioned that this number was found in the book of Revelation.  He then mentioned something about Opal Jensen's death, I don't exactly remember what.  He mentioned the word MONOS, and a few numbers.  I remember 190 and 6 for sure.  He explained through a mathematical equation that the final two dates were September 4th and September 11th.  He did not specify a year.  After my wife and I returned to Duluth, I talked with my friend Timothy Williams about the September 11th date and that I had heard it from Neal, whom Tim had met at the 2000 National Rainbow Gathering in Montana that summer.  Well, September 11th came and went in 2000, and I didn't think much of that date until a couple of days before the Trade Towers were hit.  I remember thinking briefly about it again, but it quickly passed from my mind.  The day the Towers were hit (September 11th), I was walking home from work, and decided to stop in to Tim's work because it was on the way home and I was eager to talk with him. When I walked into the restaurant where he works, the TV was on airing the Trade Towers in New York.  After a moment, Timothy walked around the corner, and the first thing he said to me was, "Adam, the 11th.  I remember the 11th from last year when we were talking about that."  He also told me again how he remembered that Neal had told me that date.

—Timothy Williams of Duluth, Minnesota:

When I heard about the date, September 11th, it really stuck in my mind.  It didn't seem too far-fetched to me, having heard other ideas, like Nostradamus, etc… A few months after the Y2K scare, it wasn't plaguing me by any means.  In some ways I was skeptical, or just choosing not to think about it.  But when the Towers went down on that fateful day, I was instantly aware of what was happening.  When I originally heard about the date, it seemed almost too real to me, after having heard the basic Baha'i message during the Rainbow Gathering that summer.  Mid August of 2000 is when I first heard about the date, September 11th, from my friend Adam, after he got back from going through Firesides in Missoula.  He told me that Neal Chase, whom I had met at the Rainbow Gathering, had told him about the September 11th date.  Everything seemed so personal, having met Neal and other Baha'is at the Gathering, that it has really stuck with me.

—Adam Sippola:

On the day of September 11th, 2001, my wife, M.S. called me from her workplace, telling me to turn on the TV because airplanes had flown into the Trade Towers in New York.  We both immediately recalled the time in Missoula when Neal had explained this date from the Bible.  A couple of hours later, I called Neal in California to find out what he and his family were planning on doing.  He did not seem at all “surprised and confused” to me.  In fact, he mentioned that he was soon going to begin writing a press release on the attack.  I spoke with him one more time later in the day as well.  Sometime in the evening, I received an electronic copy of his “Quake” press release.  The next day, I saw that he had posted the press release to the Baha'i list-serve, and that the sIBC had posted its “Open Statement to the World” there as well.  I talked with Neal again that afternoon and told him that I was planning to distribute the press release to the local news media.  He explained that I should also deliver the sIBC statement.  The “Quake” press release was the bump on the head, and the sIBC statement was the medicine. I spent the rest of the 12th making copies and teaching friends and strangers the reality of what happened on the 11th in connection with the unfurling of the Divine Standard.  The next day I delivered both the press release and the sIBC statement to about 30 newspapers, radio stations and television stations.

—M.S. of Glenwood Springs, Colorado:

The first time I heard any mention of dates for predictions was in the summer of 2000 at the Montana Rainbow Gathering. Someone had brought up the fact that dates for events could be found in the Bible and at some point my husband Adam asked when the next might be. He was referred by one of the people to talk to Neal, as they weren't sure. Later that summer upon arriving in Missoula for Firesides, we were sitting in the living room of Neal and D. Chase. It was myself, Adam and Neal who were present. At one point Adam asked Neal about the idea of date predictions, and if there were any future ones that we might want to know about. Neal then proceeded to go through numerous dates and events, although soon after that time I did not remember them in any order. He was very clear about September 11, that the events came to that date, although the year itself was still in question. After Sept. 2000 came and went I forgot about what I had heard, but as of Sept. 11, 2001 the memory of the discussion came right back and I knew that it was in fact the exact date that we were told about over a year before.

—Ivan Smith of Paonia, Colorado:

Sometime in early September of 2000, I remember being up late on the computer with Colin and Neal, investigating possible dates for the destruction of New York.  At one point, we thought it was going to have something to do with Arafat declaring a Palestinian State, and Sharon at the Temple Mount.  From what I remember, we were investigating dates between 9-9-00 and 9-12-00.  Neal was also talking about Mustaghath, which is numerically 2001.  When September 11th, 2000 came and went, he thought it might be a year later, in 2001.

—Colin O'Brien of Glenwood Springs, Colorado:

He is the Seeing, the Wise

This is to make clear and indisputable to all, so that none may distort the truth or alter history, that the September 11th date was known and given as discovered in God's verses of prophecy well before that fateful day when a tenth of lower Manhattan was destroyed setting in motion the finals hours in the countdown to Armageddon. How unfortunate for so many of the souls that had complete access to this knowledge, had heard it discussed but now deny it as fantasy. The sheer awesomeness that such a terrible destruction could occur on a date found and given by one of our members both publicly and privately demonstrates that God is definitely the One in charge and that His mercy surely exceeds His justice. This incredible event took place in the year "Mustaghath" which means He who is invoked for help. Who do we call for help? 9-11. Who gave us that number? The Baha'is Under the Provisions of the Covenant with the explanation of the word MONOS! I suggest that those that are opposed to the truth of this prophecy fulfillment are in truth opposed to the great projection that the Bible promises, and would rather remain in obscurity keeping the glory and truth of God as a material prize to be hoarded and hidden away, rejecting the true plans and purposes of Almighty Providence. Nevertheless, herein is my testimony which assuredly will prove beyond any shadow of a doubt along with the testimony of many others that Neal Chase positively and conclusively found that this date of September 11th was given by God aforetime in His Holy Bible and published this information broadcast at the appointed hour to be heard and witnessed by those who have an ear to hear and an eye to see.

I first heard about the idea of the word MONOS, which totals 236 numerically, being a prophetic timescale as early as January 2000. Neal and I met one evening to deepen on some fireside information at his house on 328 Stephens, in Missoula Mt. During the course of the evening when the deepening had concluded and we began talking about other exciting events in the faith, he shared with me for the first time the MONOS verse (Matthew 24:36; "of that day and hour no one knows…but the Father only." MONOS=only) and how it could be prophetically associated with the destruction of New York. Needless to say I was exhilarated by this news, the news that we could be that close to the projection of our message and the nearness of the Kingdom of God being broadcast and being that much closer to the Most Great Peace. I asked Neal what he intended to do with the information he had discovered. He informed me that Doc had relieved him of publishing any more dates in press releases due to the tremendous amount of work he did in warning the people already through his previous press releases. I mentioned to him that he might want to at least mention it on the MCAT show so when it happens there is public record of it.

At this time (Jan 2000) I was also working closely with Neal filming Baha'i Phone-in Live! at the MCAT studios. I was the sole producer of the show from November 1999 when H. quit until I departed for Alaska in February 2000. I completely recall Neal one night in January or February mentioning on live television on a show that I produced that the word MONOS was prophetic and pertained to the destruction in New York.

When we reflect back on the life of Dr. Jensen through his writings and the memories of those that knew him it becomes clear and easy to see how his role as promised one and the message he brought, which was to establish the BRANCH (Zech. 3:9) become more and more refined as his mission progressed. Like a rose coming into full bloom, it takes time, and any attempt to rush the unfoldment of the petals by poking our fingers in it our trying to force it open will result in petals being damaged and the rose losing its beautiful luster. As followers of the teachings of the Lamb, we follow the Lamb wherever he goes. When He ascended into the Abha Kingdom in 1996, the Cause kept moving forward, and God's plan continued to unfold. Many of God's prophecies had yet to be discovered, and some were still unfolding. For instance, the excitement that spread through the Baha'i community when it was discovered that Ruhiyyih Khanum was thrown down EXACTLY 1260 days from the ascension of the establisher of the Baha'i Faith. This was talked about at a nineteen-day feast and many took part in the discussion. This fulfilled explicit prophecy right from the book of Revelation, especially when God signified it to all the world through the burning meteor that crashed into Canada, the place of Khanum's birth, and which filled the air of the neighborhood of the crash site with a "foul stench" according to witnesses at the scene [12]. Who knew that the day Doc ascended that a prophetic clock started ticking only to be completed on January 18, 2000, 3 and 1/2 years later in the fulfillment of prophecy?

The MONOS number was known before this time (in November of 1999) and was being discussed but the time had not yet come for God to reveal to his servants the starting point until Khanum was thrown down (with accompanying meteor strike on Jan. 18, 2000) which shed light on possibilities for this all-important numerical data. Knowing that any fulfillment was at least 8 months off counting from January, I felt safe heading to Alaska to assist in the pioneering effort and learn from those elders of the faith who were bringing about such wonderful things in the North Country.

When August of that year came around I had saved a substantial amount of money from working on a boat all summer so a trip to Missoula was planned and I arrived around the first of September. Remembering that the MONOS date was coming up very closely I mentioned it to Neal upon arrival and it became the #1 topic of discussion for a number of days. The week of Sept. 4-11 was a very intense week culminating on September 11th (2000) when Neal, Ivan Smith and myself were up all night till the sun came up researching and discussing what could possibly happen. As Christian author Hal Lindsey explains, it is often difficult to decipher the prophecies of the Bible, giving the example that the two Messiahs seemingly coexist like two adjacent mountain tops, but the valley that separates them is not noticed at first. We thought the date was the eleventh of September for something to occur, but second-guessed ourselves when nothing happened. We found out that night that President Arafat had intended to declare a Palestinian State on September 13th but these actions had been derailed by soon-to-be Israeli P.M. Sharon taunting the Palestinians (with his military backed prayer attempt on the temple mount) into the current Intifada. We thought that night that this MONOS date wasn't the 11th but was really the thirteenth and that some serious violence was going to erupt in Israel/Palestine. But when we counted again the thirteenth didn't come up unless we fudged the numbers, which is not allowable. By the time morning light came, we knew that MONOS was accurate, and September 11th was the date given but that it wasn't to occur that year. We all pretty much resolved to wait and see what happens next year as "of that DAY and hour no one knows, but the father ONLY [monos]…" and everybody knows that a DAY is equal to a YEAR.

I returned to Alaska shortly after and eventually returned to my home state of Minnesota and spent the next year in such incredible tests that September 11th was completely forgotten until I watched those two planes hit the towers on TV in my Minneapolis apartment. For whatever reason, probably that I was a full time college student and had a full time job, and hadn't communicated with any Baha'is for most of the summer save the National Gathering, the MONOS date was not on my mind. I didn't recognize the magnitude of the September 11th event until later that very same night when I received a first draft of the press release from Neal Chase "The Limbs of Mankind Quake". I read it straight through, immediately recognizing the MONOS verse being fulfilled in the 9-11 event. I was electrified when I recollected how absolutely true it was and how Neal Chase came through again by giving the date he had found in God's Holy Bible almost two years before the event. "Verily God guideth whom He will into the path of absolute certitude." "…but for him whom He misleadeth, thou shalt by no means find a patron."

At this time, living in a big city, Kinkos copies was open 24 hours. As soon as the press release was received I proceeded directly to Kinkos to print it out and make a dozen copies to hand out to souls who may withstand its import. The next morning, Wednesday, September 12th, 2001, I decided to go to my History class and see what was happening. My teacher was very liberal and decided it would be best to just open up the floor and let people air their views. I remember shaking from nerves thinking about what the class needed to hear most be proclaimed from my lips. I remember going over and over in my head, "should I read the press release? Should I read the press release?…" In the end I decided against it and just proclaimed the need for a spiritual world government who could bring the criminals to justice and prevent a protracted war against terrorism. The point is, that whoever is saying that Mr. Chase made up this stuff after the fact either has their head buried so deep in the sand a bunker buster bomb couldn't jar it out or are a boldface liar bent on misrepresenting the truth. I got a copy of the press release the day of the 9-11 event and was distributing it on the twelfth. Also I feel it important to mention that I don't think I talked to Neal personally on the phone until the 13th or 14th. But I didn't need to talk to him as the press release detailed everything we needed to know about going forward with our own teaching effort letting folks know that God is SO Great! that he gave this date to the Baha'is so we could warn the world of impending catastrophe for their safety, security and salvation, and have the message of the Kingdom (Davidic) spread throughout all the world. I remember the looks on people's faces on the night of the twelfth when I was at work telling them all that this was prophesied by God in His Book, and was discovered by the BUPC's. I had crowds around me all night, and some even came over and saw the genealogy chart, which I displayed for them on my front lawn.

By the time I finally talked to Neal, the prophecy was a non-issue. The issue then became getting the web-sites up to date and modifying the press release to be an addendum to the all-important sIBC "Statement to the World" which came out on the 12th or 13th and which I personally sent out along with the "Quake" press release of Neal's to 10-20 media outlets in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

After we all got to Colorado, and certain people started making an issue of the date I abstained from participating in the debate because it was such a decisive issue. The whole Colorado community exhibited this political character and I wanted no part of it. I mean really, why was it such a concern? Why did people want to stifle someone's personal teaching effort? Why tear apart this beautiful community over something so small? I always thought to myself, that if folks would stop meeting at the coffee shop to gossip and work each other up, and instead organize a teaching effort, the date would be a non-issue. And for those concerned with it, investigate the matter for the sake of God, and interview those that knew and come to your OWN conclusions. How could so many people fail to investigate such a simple scenario and go by the conclusions of their hysterical and emotionally charged neighbors? These dates are from God's Holy Bible! Deny the dates, deny the verses, deny the book, wow look where you've ended up.

In actuality that date isn't even necessary. When Baha'u'llah prophesied the fall of Napoleon, or other political and religious leaders for that matter, he never gave dates. He just said it would happen. Period. These ones that make the stink about the date are like the ones at the time of Baha'u'llah who said the Blessed Beauty didn't predict the fall of Napoleon. Everyone who was at the National gathering in 2001 who saw the presentation by Neal called "Divine Standard Unfurled" and saw the genealogy chart, can't say that they weren't warned that something big was coming. Behold the verse on the right shoulder of the chart that reads:

"And when the appointed hour is come, there shall suddenly appear that which shall cause the limbs of mankind to quake.  Then, and only then, will the Divine Standard be unfurled, and the Nightingale of Paradise warble its melody."
(Baha'u'llah: Gleanings, Pages: 118-119)


Thus my pen counsels those that seek the truth of this matter and seek to know things of their own accord and not through the hysteria of their neighbor. Never cease to exercise your right to investigate the truth of the matter, independently of all save God. How unfortunate for those who strain the gnat and swallow the camel and in a jealous rage seek to slay their brother but end up only destroying themselves. Nevertheless, the naysayers have no share in this inheritance, nor are they informed of the hidden events about to be made manifest on the appointed dates given aforetime, and unable to protect their own selves from impending doom, have no message for the people world. But the mercy of God is great! No doubt, if any were to repent of their evil deeds God would assuredly forgive him.

Yours in el Abha
Colin O'Brien

Finally, in a newspaper article written by Mark Matthews, published in The Missoulian on September 20th, 2001, he states that the Baha'is have been warning for years about the destruction of the Trade Towers by terrorists. Mark Matthews originally interviewed Neal Chase for the Missoula Independent newspaper in 1997. Reflecting back on that interview, 4 years later, after the 9-11 Mark Matthews writes:

“For a number of years, members of a local Missoula sect, Baha'is Under the Provisions of the Covenant, have predicted that the World Trade Center towers would be bombed by terrorists. That would in turn lead to a nuclear war….” [13]

Here an outsider to the Faith has written that the Baha'is predicted this event, referring to the press releases written by Neal Chase and his personal interview with him in 1997. He's wrong in saying that the Baha'is believe in the end of the world, for this is far from the truth.  Rather, the Baha'is believe in a renewed world free from prejudice, with peace and justice for all.  The purpose of these predictions is always to warn the people about the on-coming catastrophe so that they might turn to God and become educated about the reality of the return of Christ, Baha'u'llah, in the Potency of the “Everlasting Father” (John 14:6) seated upon the throne of King David (Isaiah 9:6-7) that is to last for ever (Psalm 89), and the Kingdom of God on earth which He has brought as the solution to all of the problems facing humanity.

Through the investigation of these various testimonies and prophecies, as well as the press release, “The Limbs of Mankind Quake” written by Neal Chase, it becomes overwhelmingly clear what the truth in this matter is.  God is so great that He has given us this clear and manifest sign, so that all people have the opportunity to wake up and enter the Kingdom of God now before it is too late. 

“We have a fixed time for you, O peoples.  If ye fail, at the appointed hour, to turn towards God, He, verily, will lay violent hold on you, and will cause grievous afflictions to assail you from every direction.  How severe, indeed, is the chastisement with which your Lord will then chastise you!”
-Baha'u'llah: Gleaning from the Writings of Baha'u'llah, CVIII.

I'd like to address one final prophecy from the Bible which is directly related to the collapse of the Trade Towers and to Neal Chase, the one who predicted it, as well as to B.S., one of many who continue vainly in their attempts to stamp out the truth and snub out the light

“And you, son of man, on the day when I take from them their stronghold, their joy and glory, the delight of their eyes and their heart's desire, and also their sons and daughters, on that day a fugitive will come to you to report to you the news.  On that day your mouth will be opened to the fugitive, and you shall speak and be no longer dumb.  So you will be a sign to them; and they will know that I am the Lord.” [14]

The words “son of man” refer to someone who is the son of a man, or a man.  In this case it is Neal Chase, the prophesied “righteous Branch” of Jeremiah and Zechariah [15], the 3rd Aghsan guardian of the Baha'i Faith, who gave beforehand the date of September 11, 2001, when “Their stronghold” and “their joy and glory, the delight of their eyes and their heart's desire”, referring to the Trade Towers, was taken from the people.  The “fugitive” who “will come to you [Neal] to report to you the news [of the Trade Tower destruction]”, is B.S., the former “Member at Large” of the sIBC.  A fugitive is someone that has taken flight from justice or from a master.  According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word “fugitive” means, one “that has taken flight, esp. from duty, an enemy, justice, or a master.”  B.S. is a fugitive because he has fled from his duty as a former member of the sIBC, has fled from justice in that he has broken the Covenant of God, continuing to “oppose and protest against the guardian of the Cause of God”.  He has gone against ‘Abdu'l-Baha, The Master, by going against His Sacred Will and Testament, and therefore has “gone against and denied God Himself” (Will and Testament of ‘Abdu'l-Baha, page 11).  The Covenant-breakers see God as their enemy because they no longer want to abide by His Covenant and obey His Law.  They are paranoids, for how could All-Merciful God be anyone's enemy?  They are of the Anti-Christ, as they are against the Christ, Baha'u'llah and His lineage, which includes the present guardian. B.S. is one of the builders that have rejected the Stone (Peter).  “The very stone which the builders rejected has become the head of the corner.” [16]  God says in the above verse that the son of man (Neal) “will be a sign to them.”  The guardian is the Sign of God.  He is the Sign that distinguishes the True Universal House of Justice from fakes, frauds and imitations. [17]

“And he said to me, ‘Son of man, go, get you to the house of Israel, and speak with my words to them.  For you are not sent to a people of foreign speech and a hard language, but to the house of Israel—not to many peoples of foreign speech and a hard language, whose words you cannot understand.  Surely, if I sent you to such, they would listen to you.  But the house of Israel will not listen to you; for they are not willing to listen to me; because all the house of Israel are of a hard forehead and of a stubborn heart.  Behold, I have made your face hard against their faces, and you forehead hard against their foreheads.  Like adamant harder than flint have I made your forehead; fear them not, nor be dismayed at their looks, for they are a rebellious house.” [18]

Back in February 26th, 1993 at the time of the first Trade Tower bombing, Neal explained that this was the “first woe”.  Then he explained that this ground zero event started a prophetic timeline, and that in this timeline there were 190 days from February 26th to September 4th, the anniversary of the passing of Dr. Opal Jensen, wife of the Establisher of the Baha'i Faith.  These dates were in his press releases, which were put in the public domain and published in Harper's Magazine for all the people to see as a matter of public record.  Also at that time, he had published a press release titled “7 Days”, in which he gave the date September 11th, and that this pertained to the “second woe”.  These first two woes correspond to Ezekiel 24, where we read “Woe to the bloody city” in verse 6, and then again, “Woe to the bloody city!” in verse 9, pertaining to the “7 Days” from the passing of Dr. Opal on Sept. 4th, to September 11th (4 + 7 days = 11).  Neal knew all of this back in 1993!  Then on January 18th, 2000, when Ruhiyyih Khanum was thrown down, and at the same moment a meteor struck in her home-country of her birth in Canada, Neal knew this was the ground-zero event from which to count the MONOS numbers (40 + 190 + 6).  This calculation again came to September 11th, the same date he got back in 1993.  In the book of Revelation, we read of this second woe.

“And at that hour [the hour it took for the towers to fall] there was a great earthquake [the limbs of mankind quaked], and a tenth of the city fell [the Trade Towers made up a tenth of the office space in lower Manhattan]… and the rest were terrified [terrorism] and gave glory to the God of heaven.  The second woe has passed; behold, the third woe is soon to come.” [19]

Now the evidence has been put forth.  There can be no doubt that Neal Chase explained beforehand how God gave this date of September 11th, 2001, in His Holy Bible, “the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.” [20]  The people of the future will be able to look back on this event clearly, without it being obscured in the history books by the mischief-makers or former believers Muhammad and Jesus call, the infidels. 

What now remains to be discovered is whether you are willing to investigate the matter of the continuing throne-line of Davidic kings, the guardianship of the Baha'i Faith, for yourself or not.  Baha'u'llah has given us the principle of The Unfettered Independent Investigation of Truth in all matters, especially when something as important as the guardianship is concerned.  When Mason Remey, the adopted son of ‘Abdu'l-Baha and therefore an Aghsan,  was illegally declared to be a Covenant-breaker by the “Hands”, Dr. Jensen drove to Washington D.C. to speak with Mason about his claims to the position of guardianship.  Will you “follow the Lamb wherever he goes” and personally investigate the truth fro yourself, or just continue to go with the crowd and stay under the sway of your slave masters?  The choice is yours.


Our Creator has given us these prophecies of warning in order that we might turn and accept the solution in time to avoid the catastrophe.  The Baha'is Under the Provisions of the Covenant have a 100% perfect track record for warning the people of the world.  God has given the solution.  He has sent Baha'u'llah with His plan – the Covenant –  to establish peace and justice through a spiritual world civilization. [21]  Only through independent investigation can anyone know whether or not this is the Truth.  God has freely given each of us life and the intellect, the power of abstract thought.  We don't want to waste these gifts.  Now you have the opportunity to receive a free education on these all-important matters.  The Baha'is offer a series of free classes called Firesides, which are a free education in religion and are the proofs and evidences for the Baha'i Faith.  These classes can be attended through our school in the Rockies or any of our other campuses and outlets established throughout the world.  You don't want to miss this opportunity.  You don't want to be part of the problem.  You want to be a part of the solution.  Become educated and avoid the on-coming catastrophe.  “Seek the truth and the truth will set you free.”


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[2] Sacred Will & Testament of ‘Abdu'l-Baha, pg. 15

[3] Isaiah 2: 2-4

[4] Quoted by Shoghi Effendi, The Promised Day Is Come, pg. 81

[5] The Kitab-i-Aqdas, v. 90

[6] See attached charts

[7] Will & Testament, pg. 12

[8] Revelation Explained, chapter 17, v. 10

[9] see the book “Nostradamus Prophecy” for more.

[10] Revelation 9: 14-15

[11] The was fulfilled on Dec. 29, 2006, when Saddam was executed 2300 days after 9-11-00 the pivotal date Mr. Chase gave for the 9-11-01 calculation. See “Saddam's Execution  Prophesied” Video on YouTube for more.

[12] This is the Yukon meteor strike of January 18, 2000, near Whitehorse Canada.

[13] Missoulian Online Archives: Thursday, September 20, 2001

[14] Ezekiel 24: 25-27

[15] Jeremiah 23:5, 6 Moffatt's; and Zechariah 3:8; 6:12 KJV.

[16] 1 Peter 2: 7

[17] Will & Testament, pg. 11 and 15

[18] Ezekiel 3: 4-9

[19] Revelation 11: 13, 14

[20] Isaiah 30: 25

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