Pope Francis Delivers Easter Mass – President Obama in Cuba and Argintina – Truth About Easter – The Truth About Origin of Christianity

 Story image for pope easter mass from The Inquisitr

Pope Francis preached an Easter
message of hope after a grim week in Europe, calling on Christians not
to let fear and pessimism “imprison” them.

Speaking amid tight
security at the Vatican, the Pope said: “Let us not allow darkness and
fear to distract us and control our hearts.”

His message followed a condemnation on Friday of the Brussels terror attacks.

Islamist violence is expected to be a prominent theme of his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” Easter message.

Many
pilgrims cancelled their planned trips to Rome in the wake of the
violence in Brussels, but St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican was packed
when Pope Francis celebrated mass on Saturday evening.

The Pontiff
entered a darkened basilica with just a single candle guiding him. As
he reached the altar, the basilica’s floodlights came on to symbolise
the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Delivering his homily, Francis said: “Today is the celebration of our hope. It is so necessary today.”continue reading

Mass Live 

Air-force One over Havana

 

Obama lands in Cuba as first US president to visit in nearly 90 years

Barack Obama
descended on Cuba with a pomp unmatched by the Pope on Sunday, becoming
the first American president to visit Cuba in nearly a century, and the
first since a revolution led by Fidel Castro toppled a US-backed
strongman in 1959.

As he arrived, Obama used a Cuban phrase meaning “what’s up?” when he tweeted: “¿Que bolá Cuba? Just touched down here, looking forward to meeting and hearing directly from the Cuban people.”

“This is a historic visit,” Obama said as he greeted US Embassy staff
and their families at a Havana hotel. “It’s an historic opportunity to
engage with the Cuban people.”A giant American delegation, estimated at somewhere between 800 and
1,200, swept into Havana this weekend, intent on closing a final chapter
in cold war history and sealing the diplomatic legacy of Obama’s
presidency. Joined by first lady Michelle Obama and his two daughters, Obama toured
Old Havana by foot, walking gingerly on the slippery wet stones in front
of the Havana Cathedral. The downpour notwithstanding, a few hundred
people gathered in the square erupted in applause and shouted Obama’s
name as the first family stepped forward. . continue reading

President Obama and Family in Cuba

 

President R.Castro and President Obama

 

First Family and President Castro at baseball game

Obama Declares a New Partnership After Talks With Argintina

 

President Obama and President

 

Obama says US too slow to react to Argentina's "Dirty War"

Obama says US too slow to react to Argentina‘s “Dirty War”

BUENOS AIRES — President Obama Thursday visited a memorial in
Argentina to the thousands of people killed and disappeared during that
country’s “dirty war,” on the 40th anniversary of the coup that started
it.

Obama used his visit to announce his plan to declassify new military and intelligence records that document the human rights violations from 1976 to 1983.

“There’s
been controversy about the policies of the United States early in those
dark days,” Obama said, standing beside the Argentinian President Mauricio Macri.
“The United States when it reflects on what happened here has to
reflect on its own past…. When we’re slow to speak out on human
rights, which was the case here.”

Despite early U.S. support for the coup, Obama said U.S. diplomats,
human rights workers and reporters played an important role in
documenting the abuses that took place in the aftermath. He extolled the
likes of diplomat Tex Harris, who worked at the U.S. embassy in Buenos
Aires during the administration of then-President Jimmy Carter to
document human rights abuses and identify the disappeared. Such men did
so despite threats to themselves and their families, Obama said.http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2016/03/24/obama-speaks-us-role-argentinas-dirty-war/82206754/

 Truth About Easter

Reprint from: Truth on Easter

Each year in the springtime, the mainstream Christian world celebrates a
holiday called “Easter.” Many assume that this holiday originated with the
resurrection of Jesus Christ but as the information provided here will
demonstrate that this spring tradition of men is actually or an older and
far less ‘holy’ than one would imagine. The following quotes have been derived
from several valid and even scholarly sources. The purpose is to unveil the
truth about the origins of this spring ‘Christianized’ pagan holiday. When
you have read these though and discerned the truth it is our hope that you
will remain convicted and follow His lead – away from non-biblical holidays.
The crux of the matter is not so much the hidden meanings of the symbols
and story but one of how your heart is before your Creator. Do you decide
what days to observe or does God? The bible tells us that a little leaven
leavens the whole lump and with that seasonally-correct truth in mind …
Come, let us reason together.

The Origin and History of Easter

“The term ‘Easter’ is not of Christian origin. It is
another form of Astarte, one of the titles of the Chaldean goddess, the queen
of heaven. The festival of Pasch [Passover and the Feast of Unleavens] was
a continuation of the Jewish [that is, God’s] feast….from this Pasch the
pagan festival of ‘Easter’ was quite distinct and was introduced into the
apostate Western religion, as part of the attempt to adapt pagan festivals
to Christianity.”
(W.E. Vine, Merrill F. Unger, William White, Jr.,
Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words, article:
Easter, p.192)

Ish·tar : Mythology The chief Babylonian and Assyrian goddess, associated
with love, fertility, and war, being the counterpart to the Phoenician Astarte.
(The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition.
2000)

Tammuz: ancient nature deity worshiped in Babylonia.
A god of agriculture and flocks, he personified the creative powers of spring.
He was loved by the fertility goddess Ishtar, who, according to one legend,
was so grief-stricken at his death that she contrived to enter the underworld
to get him back. According to another legend, she killed him and later restored
him to life. These legends and his festival, commemorating the yearly death
and rebirth of vegetation, corresponded to the festivals of the Phoenician
and Greek Adonis and of the Phrygian Attis. The Sumerian name of Tammuz was
Dumuzi. In the Bible his disappearance is mourned by the women of Jerusalem
(Ezek. 8.14)
.(The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001)

“There is no warrant in Scripture for the observance of Christmas and Easter
as holydays, rather the contrary…and such observance is contrary to the
principles of the Reformed faith, conducive to will-worship, and not in harmony
with the simplicity of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. ” (Morton H. Smith, How
is the Gold Become Dim, Jackson, Mississippi: Steering Committee for a Continuing
Presbyterian Church, etc., 1973, p.98)

“EASTER (AV Acts 12:4), An anachronistic mistranslation
of the Gk. pascha (RSV, NEB, “Passover”), in which the AV followed such earlier
versions as Tyndale and Coverdale. The Acts passage refers to the seven-day
Passover festival (including the Feast of Unleavened Bread). It is reasonably
certain that the NT contains no reference to a yearly celebration of the
resurrection of Christ.”
(International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia,
edited by Geoffrey Bromiley, Vol 2 of 4, p.6, article: Easter)

“The term Easter was derived from the Anglo-Saxon ‘Eostre,’ the name of the
goddess of spring. In her honor sacrifices were offered at the time of the
vernal equinox. By the 8th cent. the term came to be applied to the anniversary
of Christ’s resurrection.” (International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, edited
by Geoffrey Bromiley, Vol 2 of 4, p.6, article: Easter)

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Roman Church Create Christianity and Jesus?

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 Who was Jesus?
Why is there no historic archaeological evidence of his existence?

Who wrote the Gospels?

Why were they written in Greek, rather than Hebrew or Aramaic?

How did the Christian religion come to be centered in Rome? Why were the

first Christian pope and earliest saints
all members of the Flavius Caesar

ruling family?

 

History of Christianity


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Who Was Serapis Christ – Who Invented The Serapis Christ Cult

Ptolemy 1 Meryamun Setepenre (c.a. 367-283 B.C.E- Before Common Era)
(aka Soter) (“Soter” means savior) became the first European pharaoh of
Egypt through military force led by Alexander the Greek (a.k.a Alexander
the Great). When Ptolemy became pharaoh of Egypt, he wanted the
Egyptians to consecrate him as a god. He wanted to be called a god
because that was the title all of the pharaohs of Egypt were called
prior to him. However, the people of Egypt refused to call him a god
because they knew the only reason he became a pharaoh was through force,
so in “305 BC -Ptolemy took the title of Pharaoh, taking the Egyptian
name Meryamun Setepenre, which means “Beloved of Amun (Amun means God)
Chosen of Ra(Ra means God)”, and because of the Egyptians refusal to
acknowledge him as a God, he began killing the people of Egypt, which
caused the Egyptian priests at Memphis to give into his request by
agreeing to consecrate him to priesthood, in order to save their own
lives.


The key words in the above passage to keep in mind during your
reading: Meryamun, Setepenre, Soter, which are words that were used to
create the fictitious character of JESUS CHRIST in AD by Roman Emperor
Constantine (Meryamun, Setepenre, Soter were used in B.C).
The images of Ptolemy below, which are similar to the images that are
depicted as “Jesus” today, were forced upon the Africans and were
ordered to be worshipped by the people of Rome.

Serapis Christus Greco Roman c.a 135 B.C.E. The marble image in the
London museum is the image they use of Christ (Jesus) today. Christus
was also the nickname for Serapis.


What is Serapis? (Origin of JESUS CHRIST)

Ptolemy’s rule was to create a deity that would be worshipped by both
the Egyptians and the Greeks. He created “Serapis “, the made up
Graeco-Egyptian god that was invented in the 3rd century B.C., portrayed
as Greek in appearance, but with Egyptian accessories, representing
both wealth and resurrection.

 

 “Egypt, which you commended to me my dearest Servianus, I have found
to be wholly fickle and inconsistent and continually wafted about by
every breath of fame. The worshippers of Serapis here are called
Christians and those who are devoted to the god Serapis (I find) call
themselves Bishops of Christ. Hadrian to Servianus 134 AD.” 

Constantine and Arius
Constantine the Greek (a.k.a Constantine the Great) Roman Emperor
from 306 to 337, is known for being the first Roman emperor to be
converted to Christianity which strangely enough, Arius of Libya
(256-356 AD) born of African descent centuries after Ptolemy 1, had a
problem with the Roman empire teaching the Africans and the people of
Rome to worship a statue and celebrating death. He was considered a
heretic, a professed believer (of God), who maintains religious opinions
contrary to those accepted by his or her church (what the religious
authorities usually controlled by government deem as the truth). Because
he started attracting so many followers due to his teachings that were
contrary to the Romans, Constantine called the council by summoning all
the bishops to discredit Arius, The Council of Nicaea. During the time
when this meeting was called upon, there was no mention of Jesus Christ
at all; no man had ever existed by the name JESUS Christ, and an
important fact is that this all took place Anno Domino (AD) (which
Christians claim means after the death of Christ) but in Latin means ‘in
the year of the lord’. The name Jesus Christ didn’t exist before the
meeting was called (read the statements made during that timeframe). It
was only after this that they presented to the people the name JESUS
CHRIST.


What Lord are they referring to? 

Kings have always been referred to as Lords or gods.

If Jesus Christ didn’t exist during the time this meeting took place
nor ever heard of whom are people worshipping today? Serapis Christus?

Nicean Creed – Jesus Christ is born

Continue reading to WMJ

Who Was Serapis Christ ?

Mitt Romney and the Kingdom of the Cult – The Truth About Mormonism and The Book of Mormon

Truth about Mitt Romney – Mormonism and the Book of Mormons – Romney Video Goes Viral

  1. Romney Mormon video goes viral

    Politico‎ – 5 hours ago
    A day before the election, a video that depicts a visibly angry Mitt Romney defending his faith has become a viral hit. The clip, which according
 

Internet evangelist condemns Billy Graham for supporting Mitt Romney

Brian Triplett
by Brian Triplett – in 269 Google+ circles – More by Brian Triplett

Oct 25, 2012 – Mitt Romney’s run for president and for chan. sons of Satan when high profile men of God like Billy Graham and supposed Christian leaders

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Doctrines of the Latter Day Saints of deception (Mormons/LDS)

(most of the following bullet statements were extracted from the Kingdom of the Cults, by Dr. Walter Martin). The Mormons believe in many gods – these gods

What Do Mormons Believe? An Introduction – Part 1 – YouTube

 

What Do Mormons Believe? An Introduction – Part 1 – YouTube

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Billy Graham’s Website Removes ‘Mormonism’ From Cult List – ABC

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Oct 18, 2012 – Billy Graham has taken public steps to embrace Mitt Romney for What’s next, a charge of your position on satan from bad to good!

MORMONISM DECLARED WAR ON CHRISTIANITY : Apprising

apprising.org/2012/04/20/mormonism-declared-war-on-christianity/

Apr 20, 2012 – Martin classified Mormonism as a non-Christian cult because: is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom.

Mitt Romney’s Mormon cult and Billy Graham’s Christian cult | True

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed
for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also
reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast
forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

 

Prominent African-American Southern Baptist Condemns

 Prominent African-American Southern Baptist Condemns Mormonism as Racist | Brian Kaylor, Dwight McKissic, Mitt Romney, SBC, Mormonism

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 A prominent African-American Southern Baptist pastor hopes messengers at next week’s annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention will pass a
resolution condemning Mormonism as racist.
The move by Dwight McKissic, a pastor in Arlington, Texas, comes as some Southern Baptist leaders attempt to rally support for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, whose Mormonism makes some conservative evangelicals weary. McKissic posted the full text of his proposed resolution, which he sent to the SBC’s Resolution Committee for consideration, earlier this
month on his blog. However, McKissic’s resolution on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints could spark the most controversy as it places him at odds with claims made by other Southern Baptist leaders in the midst of a heated presidential campaign.
In the resolution, McKissic claims “growing awareness, acceptance and influence [of Mormonism] in  contemporary American culture” will lead
“some to study or accept the Mormon Religion as valid.” Thus, he urges Southern Baptists to speak out on the racial problems of the faith.
In addition to critiquing the Mormon adoption of authoritative books other than “the King James Holy Bible,” McKissic’s resolution claims that while “in 1978, the Mormon Church has denied and denounced racism
and agreed to permit Blacks to the priesthood, they are yet to denounce the racist teachings.”
McKissic ends his resolution by having Southern Baptists declare that
“we repudiate the racist teachings recorded in The Book of Mormon and The Pearl of Great Price.

“This issue must be dealt with if Southern Baptists are to be consistent with what they have historically taught about Mormonism;”
McKissic wrote, “and if they are to be viewed by Black Baptists as simply finding Mitt Romney’s Mormonism and the racist views of his Bible more tolerable than President Obama’s skin color; this is how this
discussion is being played out in Black barber shops, Black beauty
salons and Black churches. If Southern Baptists support this resolution,it will say to the Black Community that they find Mitt Romney’s
Mormonism and the racist views of his Bible abhorrent; but if they vote for him, it will be strictly because of philosophical and policy issues
and positions, and not a vote against President Obama’s complexion.”

Rick Santorum Called Mormonism ‘Dangerous Cult‘ In Minds Of

MORMONISM CULT – Exposing Mormonism Cult

Expose Mitt Romney, Mormon cult member

www.exposemittromney.com/



Expose Mitt Romney is dedicated to exposing the duplicitous campaign being run by this high ranking member of the Mormon cult.

Mormon plan to establish a world theocracy from America.

 

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Rising Christian Imperialism Fueled by Dominion Theology.  The article is mainly about the danger of Far Right Christian  dominionists gaining control after the Obama failure brings about a Far  Right backlash in America.

Little did I know when I wrote it that there is already a plan in  place to establish a world theocracy from America. It is part of Mormon  prophetic doctrine. Now some might say that this is just some pipe dream  of a cult. However, if you read this article you might not be so  complacent. Mormons have been working toward that end for 160 years and  they have infiltrated high levels of government especially top secret  intelligence positions. One of their own Bishops, Mitt Romney, is still  one of the top contenders for President of the United States in 2012.

Title: Republican Mitt Romney and the “Mormon Plan for America” … LDS Prophet who was also priest and king over America. Not many Americans know that LDS founder …

Exposing Satanism Witchcraft and the New World Order

To this truth seeker, this quote is very troublesome for a couple of fairly obvious reasons. … Luciferian religion – and the parallels to Mormonism are totally stunning. …. to the FACTS of our Mormon history, nor the very real POSSIBILITY that the … was Sovereign Pontiff of Universal Freemasonry, and Head of the  Illuminati ..

The Oath of Vengeance against the American people and the … the United States Senate to have Reed Smoot, a Mormon … and avowed enemies of the American nation.” (Confessions of ...

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Mormonism is Luciferian & Masonic. April 25, 2012 (Designated GOP … who consider themselves Republicans will not vote for a Mormon. They know it is a cult, but



… day Saints (sometimes known as the “Mormon Church” by the media). She is currently taking a religion … “For in those days there shall also arise false

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“What evidence do you have that the Mormon Jesus and Satan … below (note that Sata n is also

Romney’s ‘Family Came From a Polygamy Commune,’ says

Brian Schweitzer: Mitt Romney’s ‘Family Came From a Polygamy

http://www.thedailybeast.com/…/brian-schweitzer-mitt-romnApr 19, 2012
I am not alleging by any stretch that Romney is a polygamist and Romney’s  father, George—who

Romney’s ‘Family Came From a Polygamy Commune,’ says Montana Gov.

Mitt Romney will likely struggle nationally, particularly with  women, because his father was “born on a polygamy commune in Mexico,”  said Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer.

FACT CHECK: Romney on his dad growing up poor – Yahoo! News

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Miles Park Romney had five wives and 30 children, and fled to Mexico after passage of the 1882 Edmunson Act that barred polygamy. George Romney’s father .

ROMNEY FAMILY FILES: FLED TO MEXICO TO PRACTICE POLYGAMY

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Smith knew the affect it might have on his community and after polygamy began to Mitt Romney’s father, George S. Romney was born in Mexico in the. Colonia ..

Daily Kos: Mitt Romney’s Dad was on Welfare

http://www.dailykos.com/story/…/-Mitt-Romney-s-Dad-was-on-Welfare

Sep 5, 2012 – Interesting note, that I originally saw from a post on Buzzflash, was that George Romney, Mitt Romney’s father, was on welfare early in his life, 

Mitt Romney’s father, George Romney, was public aid recipient as

http://www.boston.com/…romneyfathergeorgeromney…/story.html

Sep 19, 2012 – But his own father was once among public aid recipients. As the Globe has previously reported, George Romney’s family fled from Mexico in

Welfare Wasn’t Always A Dirty Word In The Romney Family : It’s All

Sep 19, 2012 – It was there that Mitt Romney’s grandfather Gaskell and father, George, were born into an increasingly prosperous family and Mormon ..


George Romney, born on polygamist colony, touted as immigrant

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/…/romney-born-george-craig.html.csp

Aug 30, 2012 – “It’s easy to forget that the story of my father’s success begins with the voters Thursday, drawing on his late grandfather, George Romney,

Introducing The 55 Wives Of Brigham Young

Brigham Young Wives

Brigham Young, Joseph Smith’s successor as president of the Church of  Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and prophet to Mitt Romney, had a tremendous number of wives, 55 total.

Joseph Smith instructed Young that plural marriage was a divine  commandment that would bring a select number of righteous men tremendous  blessings for eternity.

The sheer variety of Brigham Young’s marriages makes it difficult to  make sense of them. He married — was sealed to, in Mormon parlance —  young (Clarissa Decker, 15) and old (Hannah Tapfield King, 65). He  married single women and widows. Perhaps most unusually, he was sealed  to his first two mothers-in-law. Perhaps most controversially, he married women who were already married, some to Mormon men in good standing.

Is Mormonism a cult?

by Matt Slick

Yes, Mormonism is a cultMormonism, also called The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS),  is not considered to be Christian by Christians.  In fact, Mormonism teaches the following non Christian, non biblical doctrines.  (Note that all the documentation is taken from Mormon writers and Mormon scriptures.)

  • God used to be a man on another planet, (Mormon Doctrine, p. 321; Joseph Smith, Times and Seasons, vol. 5, p. 613-614; Orson Pratt, Journal of Discourses, vol. 2, p. 345; Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, vol. 7, p. 333).
  • God resides near a star called Kolob, (Pearl of Great Price, p. 34-35; Mormon Doctrine, p. 428).
  • “The Father has a body of flesh and bones as tangible as man’s…” (Doctrines and Covenants 130:22).
  • God is in the form of a man, (Joseph Smith, Journal of Discourses, vol. 6, p. 3).
  • “God  himself was once as we are now, and is an exalted man, and sits  enthroned in yonder heavens!!! . . . We have imagined that God was God  from all eternity. I will refute that idea and take away the veil, so  that you may see,” (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 345).
  • After you become a good Mormon, you have the potential of becoming a god, (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 345-347, 354.)
  • There is a mother god, (Articles of Faith, by James Talmage, p. 443).
  • God is married to his goddess wife and has spirit children, (Mormon Doctrine, p. 516).
  •   The trinity is three separate Gods: The Father, the Son, and the Holy  Ghost. “That these three are separate individuals, physically distinct  from each other, is demonstrated by the accepted records of divine  dealings with man,” (Articles of Faith, by James Talmage, p. 35.).

In contrast to these teachings, Christianity the Bible teaches that God has always been God and was never a man (Psalm 90:2).   The Bible no where says he lives near another star or that the Father  has a body of flesh and bones — which Christ contradicted in John 4:24 and Luke 24:39.  We do not have the potential of becoming gods because there are no gods formed (Isaiah 43:10; 44:6,8; 45:5).  The Trinity is one God (Deut. 6:4), not three.

There are numerous books written about Mormonism from a biblical perspective, exposing its false teachings.

Of  course, we do not hate the Mormons and we pray for their repentance  from believing in false gods.  But, Mormonism is not Christian.

The Order of the Illuminati: Its Origins, Its Methods and Its Influence

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As the number of people asking that question has grown, facts about the Order … tasks to accomplish in order to prepare them to take action in the “real world”. … A definite alliance between the Illuminati and Freemasonry became possible in …… Illuminati process reminds me a lot of Mormonism/LDS church style which no .

Statement by the Southern Baptist Church on the Mormon church

By Adam Miller / Baptist Press

Friday, February 26, 2010

As one Mormon candidate launches his White House bid, the Southern Baptist official … points out, the Latter-day Saints … is that Mormons do not know the real Jesus of the Bible.

Southern Baptist Convention warns Christians about  teachings of Mormonism

Apapepress

February 15, 2007

By Allie Martin

Rob Bowman with the North American  Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) says Christians need to  be aware that the beliefs of the Mormon Church are inconsistent with biblical  Christianity. As one Mormon candidate launches his White House bid, the Southern  Baptist official is urging Christians to take advantage of materials his  denomination offers that teach the truth about Mormonism.

As former  Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney officially announced his presidential  candidacy this week, a cover story in USA Today looked at the beliefs of the  Mormon Church, formally known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day  Saints.

Rob Bowman,  manager of the apologetics and interfaith evangelism department of the SBC’s  North American Mission Board (NAMB), thinks Christians would be wise to take an  even closer look at the Mormons, lest any be deceived about the nature and  tenets of that religious group. He says although the Mormon Church wages an  expensive public relations campaign, using terms familiar to appeal to  evangelicals, the core teachings of the church do not line up with scripture and  are inconsistent with evangelical Christianity.

For this  reason, Bowman says the SBC has for decades offered, through its various  entities, information resources focusing on the Mormon Church. Many of these  resources detail the differences between Christian and Mormon beliefs — of which  there are many, the NAMB official observes.

For example,  Bowman notes, “In 15 short years, [Mormon Church founder] Joseph Smith went from  being a thoroughgoing monotheist, a believer in one god, to a thoroughgoing  polytheist, teaching the existence of many gods.” Also, he points out, the  Latter-day Saints teach that humans can achieve godhood by joining the church  and taking part in specific deeds and ceremonies.

Such  divergent beliefs are among the reasons, the NAMB official asserts, why  Christians must know the Bible, so as not to be fooled by non-biblical Mormon  teachings. As for the Mormon Church members themselves, he adds, “Our concern is  that they don’t really know the God of the Bible. So we’re concerned for their  salvation.”

The concern  of Bible-believing Christians is that Mormons do not know the real Jesus of  scripture, Bowman explains. The SBC’s desire, he says, is not only to see  evangelicals learn about the differences between Mormonism and Christianity but  also to see Mormons come to know Jesus and have an authentic relationship with  Him.

Evangelical  Theologian: Bottom Line is Mormons are not Christians

Michelle Vu

Christian Post  Reporter

July 27 2007

Mormons  believe in a false gospel and are not Christians, concluded one of the nation’s  preeminent evangelicals in what appeared to be the close of an online debate  over Mormonism.

“Here  is the bottom line. As an Evangelical Christian – a Christian who holds to the  ‘traditional Christian orthodoxy’ of the Church – I do not believe that  Mormonism leads to salvation,” wrote Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of  Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on Wednesday evening.

“To the  contrary, I believe that it is a false gospel that, however sincere and kind its  adherents may be, leads to eternal death rather than to eternal life,” he  stated.

Mohler’s response is part of an ongoing “blog dialogue” sponsored by the Web  site Beliefnet.com. Since June 28, the evangelical scholar and prominent Mormon  science-fiction writer Orson Scott Card have been debating whether Mormons can  be considered Christians.

During  the course of the debate, Card focused on whether Mormons are moral people, good  citizens and why Mormon presidential candidate Mitt Romney should be supported  by evangelicals. He emphasized that Mormons share many of the same values as  evangelical Christians and believe Jesus Christ is the only path to salvation.

However, Mohler noted that whether a Mormon has similar moral values to  evangelical Christians is beside the point because Beliefnet.com had asked  whether Mormons can be considered Christians based on traditional Christian  orthodoxy.

“It  appears that we are not really discussing the same question,” noted Mohler in  his latest blog response.

“The  debate has never been about whether Mormons are good Americans or would make  good neighbors,” he wrote.

“I dare  say that most American Evangelicals and traditional Roman Catholics would find  more in common with Mormons in terms of child-rearing, sexual morality, the  protection of marriage and family, and a host of other issues, than they would  with liberal Catholics or liberal Protestants,” acknowledged Mohler.

But  Mormonism from its beginning has rejected traditional Christian orthodoxy, which  is part of the core Mormon identity, pointed out the highly-respected  theologian. The subtitle of The Book of Mormon is “Another Testament of Jesus  Christ.”

“A  ‘testament,’ that is, other than that accepted by the historic Christian  churches,” Mohler highlighted.

Mohler  – who is often seen on “Larry King Live” and other popular news show  representing the Christian voice – concluded that Mormonism is not just another  form of Christianity and is incompatible with “traditional Christian orthodoxy.”

Mormon  defender Card readily agrees with Mohler that Mormons do not fit into the  Christian category as defined by traditional Christian orthodoxy. However, he  argues that Mormons should be considered “nontraditional Christians.”

“Despite our deep differences of belief over the nature of God and his plans for  his children, we recognize that those who believe in the other Christian faiths  have taken a giant step closer to fulfilling the intentions of our Lord,” wrote  Card on Thursday. “They are, in heart and mind, Christians.”

He  further added, “We ask only the same favor in return. Let’s take that word  ‘traditional’ and make use of it. Instead of saying that we are ‘not  Christian’…let us agree that Mormons are ‘nontraditional Christians.’”

Card  looked back on Christian history when Protestant Christian denominations were  not accepted as part of the traditional church according to the Catholic  viewpoint, and was even condemned guilty of heresy.

He  concluded: “Call us ‘nontraditional Christians’ and continue to encourage your  communicants not to believe our doctrines. We’ll happily continue to call you  ‘traditional Christians’ and teach people why they should believe our  doctrines.”The Mormon defender ended by calling for unity in a world where Christians are  persecuted and expressed appreciation that Dr. Mohler affirmed that Mormons  should be equally considered for American public offices regardless of  theological difference.

Basic beliefs of Mormons  explained

By Mike Licona
NAMB,  Director, Apologetics and Interfaith Evangelism
Updated Monday, April 07, 2008

Mormonism started in 1830 with 24-year-old  year old Joseph Smith Jr. According to Smith, he had several experiences, during  which God, Jesus, and the angel Moroni gave him instructions. Part of the  instructions was to dig up some gold plates buried by the angel Moroni around  A.D. 400 on a hill just outside of Smith’s town of Palmyra, New York. Smith dug  up the plates, claimed they were written in “Reformed Egyptian,” and that God  had given him the ability to translate them. This translation became known as  the Book of Mormon, an account of the ancient inhabitants of North America  between 600 B.C. and A.D. 400.

Mormons have four sources of authority: the  Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Pearl of Great Price, and Doctrine and Covenants.  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has become one of the  fastest-growing religions in the world. The church owns Brigham Young  University.

Mormon beliefs are fundamentally different  from biblical Christianity.

1. God. Once a human as we are now, and  progressed to become God. He is one of many gods.

2. Man. Has the ability to progress and  become a god just as Jehovah did.

3. Marriage. Polygamy is no longer advocated,  although it once was encouraged.

4. Jesus. The son of God, but not part of the  Godhead. Mormons do not believe in the Trinity.

Mormons are very sincere about their faith.  Conversations with Mormon missionaries promise to be cordial. Mormon scholars,  such as those at Brigham Young University, are well aware of the challenges  which face Mormonism.

What do Mormons tell you when they visit?

When Mormons visit you, they usually will not  focus on the doctrines previously mentioned. In fact, they probably will not  even bring them up during the first few meetings. Instead they will seek to find  common ground with you on many of the doctrines Christians believe. For example,  they may begin by saying that God revealed the Old Testament through Moses and  the prophets. Then Jesus came, was crucified and resurrected. His disciples  wrote books and letters that became the New Testament. We all agree on these  facts.

Then the differences begin. They will tell  you that before Jesus’ ascension into heaven, He appeared to the inhabitants of  North America and gave them the gospel as well. His message and the history of  these inhabitants from 600 B.C. to A.D. 400 are recorded in the Book of Mormon.

Furthermore, they will tell you that since  the apostles were not replaced when they were killed, the Church went into  apostasy. In other words, it abandoned the true faith, and consequently, a  restoration was necessary. Mormons believe that God chose Joseph Smith to bring  that restoration; therefore, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is  the true Church.

How to answer Mormons

Mormons are well equipped to answer many of  the issues Christians bring to their attention and have answers adequate to  silence the average critic. The Mormon missionaries who come to your door are  cordial and will listen to what you have to say. Enjoy the opportunity to share  your faith with them, but be prepared by having good answers. Although there are  many issues, which you may bring to the Mormons’ attention, focus on four that  are of primary importance:

A. The Bible is reliable. Mormons claim that  the Bible has been corrupted over the years as evidenced by the many different  translations. How do we know that the Bible we have today is the same as it was  2,000 years ago? The original words of the Bible have been preserved with  remarkable purity and that its accuracy has been confirmed by both history and  archaeology. Variances among English translations do not call into question the  preservation of the Bible over the years. Until you have shown this to a Mormon,  it is useless to point out that some Mormon doctrines differ from the Bible.  They will only respond that the Bible is unreliable.

B. There is no archaeological confirmation of  the Book of Mormon. While the spade of the archaeologist has confirmed many  places and peoples mentioned in the Bible, it has not been at all favorable to  the Book of Mormon. Although Mormons will confidently assert that archaeology  has confirmed the Book of Mormon’s accuracy time and time again, professional  archaeologists have arrived at quite a different conclusion.

C. The Book of Abraham is a fraud. The Book  of Abraham is one of the books in the Pearl of Great Price, one of Mormonism’s  scriptures. Joseph Smith purchased some ancient Egyptian papyri and claimed it  was an original book penned by Abraham himself while in Egypt. He translated it  allegedly by the same gift, which God had given him to translate the Book of  Mormon. Professional Egyptologists have translated the papyri since their  rediscovery in 1967. Their translations bear no resemblance to Smith’s  translation, exposing him as a charlatan.

D. Evidence for Mormonism? Mormons are  convinced that Mormonism is true because the inward testimony of God tells them  so. If you are going to be effective when talking to Mormons, it is crucial that  you address this issue. Otherwise, no amount of solid evidence, which testifies  against Mormonism, will be of help to them.

(EDITOR’S NOTE – The North  American Mission Board’s apologetics web site, http://www.4truth.net, carries much more  information about many brands of religion.

Romney’s LDS  faith makes him a ‘cult’ member, Texas pastor says

By Peggy Fletcher Stack
The Salt Lake Tribune

09/26/2008

   WASHINGTON –  Evangelicals who believe the country needs a Christian in the White House but  promoted Mitt Romney’s candidacy during the Republican primaries were  hypocrites, according to a Texas pastor.

    Romney, a Mormon, is  not a Christian, the Rev. Robert Jeffress said, but a member of a “cult.”

    “I believe we should  always support a Christian over a non-Christian,” Jeffress, pastor of First  Baptist Church of Dallas, told a packed audience of journalists at last  weekend’s Religion Newswriters Association (RNA) annual meeting. “The value of  electing a Christian goes beyond public policies. . . . Christians are uniquely  favored by God, [while] Mormons, Hindus and Muslims worship a false god. The  eternal consequences outweigh political ones. It is worse to legitimize a faith  that would lead people to a separation from God.”

    Jeffress made his  remarks during a luncheon debate with Jay Sekulow, chief counsel for the  American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), a law firm and educational  organization that focuses on religious-liberty issues. The DeMoss Group, a  Christian public-relations firm in Duluth, Ga., sponsored the event.

    Sekulow, who also  disagrees with Mormon theology but supported Romney’s candidacy, argued he would  rather have a president who promoted a conservative political agenda than one  who shared his doctrinal positions. 

“Jimmy Carter ran as a  born-again Christian,” Sekulow reasoned, “but his presidency did nothing for the  issues I care about.”

    Mark DeMoss, the  company’s president, opened the session by describing his decision to lead  Romney’s outreach to conservative Christians. DeMoss said he had come to admire  Romney, despite their theological differences, but was amazed at the vehement  opposition to the Mormon’s candidacy among Evangelicals.

    “When making the  choice of candidate for president, I don’t care how different the person’s  theology is from mine, just like I don’t care about my doctor’s theology or the  guy’s who built my house or the architect’s,” DeMoss said in an interview this  week. “I’m challenging people who would oppose a Mormon because he’s a Mormon,  but I’m also challenging people who would instantly embrace a Southern Baptist  because he’s a Southern Baptist. Both conclusions are bad.”

    DeMoss said he  doesn’t mind when people come to different conclusions about which candidate to  support, but hopes as least “they’re thinking.”

    The lively debate  seemed to prove his point.

    “It was one of the  more spirited lunch discussions we’ve ever had at RNA,” said RNA president Kevin  Eckstrom, who noted that the journalist organization did not organize the event.  “A lot of people were uncomfortable with what Dr. Jeffress said about Mormons,  but what we were hoping for was something provocative that would get people  talking, and certainly this did it.”

    Many reporters said  they had never heard the word “cult,” which Jeffress repeatedly called the LDS  Church, used so “freely and recklessly,” said Eckstrom, editor of Religion News  Service in Washington, D.C. But Jeffress used the same word to describe  “Catholics, Hindus, Buddhists and virtually everyone else.”

    It was useful for  reporters to be aware of such strident views, Eckstrom said, because they are  “completely mainstream in a lot of evangelical quarters.”

    First Baptist of  Dallas “is not a backwater pulpit somewhere. It is a major church in Texas and  in Southern Baptist circles,” Eckstrom said. “It’s a huge institution and a lot  of followers. He’s not just spouting these opinions for himself but proud of the  fact that he was going back to his congregation and declare every other religion  was wrong, and at least 10,000 people hear this position every week.”

    The Church of Jesus  Christ of Latter-day Saints insists that it is a Christian faith, though not a  traditional brand of Christianity. LDS officials today declined to comment on  Jeffress’ statements until they see a transcript of the remarks, spokeswoman Kim  Farah said. 

Apologetics

The leader of this hate mongering, white-supremacist, racist cult is Arnold Murray. He teaches the common Mormon (LDS) doctrine that men preexisted time.

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Jun 12, 2012 – “I’ve been black my whole life and a Mormon for 30 years and never thought Until 1978, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints barred  blacks from its all-male priesthood. After that landmark shift 34 years  ago, missionaries found some success winning black converts, but  African-Americans still represent only about 3 percent of the Mormons’ 6  million U.S. members. The Black race is curse and should slaves

This letter ought to shock anyone into recognizing the racism of the LDS church. Letter to Gov. George Romney from Bishop Delbert Stapley
http://www2.ldsfreedom.org/sites/default/files/delbert_stapley.pdf

What the Book of Mormon say about Race

  1. 1 Nephi 11:13 (Mary) “. . . she was exceedingly fair and white.”
  2. 1 Nephi 12:23 (Prophecy of Lamanites after Christ) “. . . became a  dark, and loathsome, and a filthy people, full of idleness and all  manner of abominations.”
  3. 1 Nephi 13:15 (Gentiles) “. . . they were white, and exceedingly  fair and beautiful, like unto my people [Nephites] before they were  slain.”
  4. 2 Nephi 5:21 “. . . a sore  cursing . . . as they were white, and exceedingly fair and delightsome,  that they might not be enticing unto my people the Lord God did cause a  skin of blackness to come upon them.”
  5. 2 Nephi 30:6 (Prophecy to Lamanites) “. . . scales of darkness shall  begin to fall . . . they shall be a white and delightsome people.”  (Changed to pure and delightsome in 1981)
  6. Jacob 3:5 (Lamanites cursed) “. . .whom ye hate because of their  filthiness and the cursing which hath come upon their skins. . .”
  7. Jacob 3:8-9 “. . .their skins will be whiter than yours . . . revile  no more against them because of the darkness of their skins . . .”
  8. Alma 3:6 “. . . skins of the Lamanites were dark, according to the  mark which was set upon their fathers, which was a curse upon them  because of their transgression and their rebellion. . .”
  9. Alma 3:8 (Cursed) “. . .that their seed might be distinguished from  the seed of their brethren . . .that they might not mix . . .”
  10. Alma 3:9 “. . . whosoever did mingle his seed with that of the Lamanites did bring the same curse upon his seed.”
  11. Alma 3:14 (Lamanites cursed) “. . . set a mark on them that they and their seed may be separated from thee and thy seed. . .”
  12. Alma 3:19 (Amlicites cursed) “. . . brought upon themselves the curse …”
  13. Alma 23:18 “. . . [Lamanites] did open a correspondence with them [Nephites] and the curse of God did no more follow them.”
  14. 3 Nephi 2:14-16 “. . . Lamanites who had united with the Nephites  were numbered among the Nephites; And their curse was taken from them,  and their skin became white like unto the Nephites . . . became  exceedingly fair . . .”
  15. 3 Nephi 19:25, 30 (Disciples) “. . . they were as white as the  countenance and also the garments of Jesus; and behold the whiteness  thereof did exceed all the whiteness . . . nothing upon earth so white  as the whiteness thereof . . . they were white, even as Jesus.”
  16. Mormon 5:15 (Prophecy about Lamanites) “. . .shall become a dark, a  filthy, and a loathsome people, beyond the description of that which  ever hath been amongst us . . .”
  17. Mormon 5:17 “They were once a delightsome people . . .”

Mitt Romney, being a priest and a high ranking bishop must believe that these racist scriptures in the Book of Mormon are true.  In order to be a bishop or a Mormon you must believe in the Book of Mormon. It stands to reason that Mitt Romney is Racist or else he would renounce Joseph Smith teachings and the Book of Mormon.

White Blood Mixed with Negro Blood Brings Death on the Spot

Journal of Discourses 10:110-111;“Shall  I tell you the law of God in regard to the African race? If the white  man who belongs to the chosen seed mixes his blood with the seed of  Cain, the penalty, under the law of God, is death on the spot. This will  always be so.” – Brigham Young, Salt Lake City, March 8, 1863

Romans 8:1; “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.”

Brigham Young the Second Prophet said this:

“You see some classes of the human family that are black, uncouth,  uncomely, disagreeable and low in their habits, wild, and seemingly  deprived of nearly all the blessings of the intelligence that is  generally bestowed upon mankind….Cain slew his brother.  Cain might  have been killed, and that would have put a termination to that line of  human beings.  This was not to be, and the Lord put a  mark upon him,  which is the flat nose and black skin.” (Journal of Discourses, vol. 7,  p. 290).
“In our first settlement in Missouri, it was said by our enemies that we  intended to tamper with the slaves, not that we had any idea of the  kind, for such a thing never entered our minds. We knew that the  children of Ham were to be the “servant of servants,” and no power under  heaven could hinder it, so long as the Lord would permit them to welter  under the curse and those were known to be our religious views  concerning them.” (Journal of Discourses, vol. 2, p. 172).
“Shall I tell you the law of God in regard to the African race? If the  white man who belongs to the chosen seed mixes his blood with the seed  of Cain, the penalty, under the law of God, is death on the spot. This  will always be so.” (Journal of Discourses, vol. 10, p. 110).

How could any person of color embrace Mormonism? It is a blatantly racist religion and Lawrence O’Donnell lets loose about it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlQEtksXJRI&feature=related

If Mormons believe in an all knowing and infallible God, how do they  reconcile teaching polygamy and black inferiority as a religious truth  — as an edict their prophets received direct  from the mouth of God but  then after 1978 it’s no longer a religious truth.  If Mormons believe  in God that ought to tell them that these men posing as prophets are not  prophets but ordinary men, making up stuff, attributing it to God, in  order to get you to believe it’s true.

The truth doesn’t change.  If was God’s truth as transmitted through  Mormon prophets pre-1978 how did it become an untruth after 1978?  I’ll  tell you how — it was never truth in the first place and it was not of  God in the first place (it was of man).  I submit Mormonism is a made up  proposition brought to us by a couple of men calling themselves  prophets/latter day saints.

I recommend the following 2 part Frontline documentary to everyone for an indepth look at the history of Mormonism.  http://video.pbs.org/video/1460817958

If the Book of Mormon is false, then Joseph Smith must have been a false prophet. … admitted to me that they knew Mormonism was a false religion

I do not think it is a coincidence that many of the main beliefs of the Mormon religion are the exact opposite of what we believe in as Christians. These false beliefs .

Mormonism is a false Religion. Posted in the Top Stories Forum … just a few things that they believe and that are written in the book of Mormon.

Is Joseph Smith a false prophet, or the real deal? Former Mormon … Christ until they are able to recognize that their religion .

Understanding Mormonism: The Sex Cult

Mormonism is a Freemasonry demonic cult (founded in 1830 by charlatan, con-man, sex-pervert and 33rd degree  Freemason, Joseph Smith). The Mormon cult 

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Evangelical Baptist Pastor: ‘Mormonism Is a Cult, Mitt Romney Is Not

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CULTWATCH – Mormonism

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God was once a man just like us but became God

God had actual sex with Mary

ALL other religions are of the Devil

Blood atonement

United Order

The entire Temple Endowment

The Garden of Eden being in Missouri

The sun and the moon are inhabited, because God would never let so much space go to waste.

The flood story and the Tower of Babel story are literal.

Evolution is false.

Apparent dinosaur fossils are the machinations of Satan. He shaped rocks  as if they had been bones of past giants to deceive the very elect.

Satan can’t enter the temple.

Satan has control of the waters.

Satan can’t read your mind.

In the celestial kingdom we’ll all have personal seer stones.

The Elders will save the constitution.

Christ will establish new Zion in Missouri.

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Mitt Romney, Lies and The Mormon Church 2/3

Reprint by Nomad  http://nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com/2012/07/mitt-romney-lies-and-mormon-church-23.html

In Part One,  we traced the strange origins of the Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith and  asked if the entire religion was a hoax perpetrated on 19th century  victims. Let’s begin part two with what would seem at first glance to be  a question with an obvious answer.

Is lying aceptable to the present-Day Mormon Church?

This is perhaps a more  essential question since, no matter how it may have begun, the true  value of any religion lies in what it has become and what it teaches its  followers. And as far I can tell, no religion officially accepts the practice of lying. (Even Satanists are probably supposed to be truthful to one another, I’d imagine.)

The strongest criticism of the Mormon Church comes, not from other religions, atheists or outsiders, but from ex-Mormons. Former ex-high priest Park Romney, the cousin of the presidential candidate,  has been quite open about this subject. He told BBC,

“There’s  compelling evidence that the Mormon Church leaders knowingly and  willfully misrepresent the historical truth of their origins and of the  Church for the purpose of deceiving their members into a state of mind  that renders them exploitable.”

What that precise evidence was is not mentioned. Outside of the history  of the formation of the religion, there are other things that Church  leaders would prefer not to reveal.

Former Mormon missionaries have reported that the statements they made in order to convert others were extremely misleading. The alleged practice is called Lying for the Lord, which is summed up best in this way.

For the  Mormon, loyalty and the welfare of the church are more important than  the principle of honesty, and plausible denials and deception by  omission are warranted by an opportunity to have the Mormon organization  seen in the best possible light. .. “Lying for the lord” is part of  Mormonism’s larger deceptive mainstreaming tactics, and conversion  numbers would drastically lower if important Mormon beliefs were fully  disclosed to investigators.

Naturally the whole idea of Lying for the Lord is disputed by the elders of the Church. It simply doesn’t  exist, they say, and if missionaries misrepresent the religion is  merely because they are a bit too eager or they are not fully versed.  Perhaps, that’s true.

However, Loren Franck, a full-time Mormon missionary from 1975 to 1977, freely admits that she lied for the church regularly.  Some of the lies she listed were simply a matter of doctrinal  differences between the traditional Christian Church and the Mormon  faith. Others were more serious misrepresentations of the faith.

For decades,  the Mormon Church has tried to blend with mainstream Christianity.  Accordingly, during my mission a quarter-century ago, I worked hard to  convince prospects that Mormons believe in the biblical Jesus.

(As we shall see, her statement  conflicts with what Mormon president Gordon B. Hinckley stated  categorically- that the Mormon idea of Jesus was unique and unlike the  traditional view held by most Christians. He implied that true  enlightenment can only come through Joseph Smith and not through the Bible.)

All of this dances around the real question. What is it about the Mormon faith that missionaries feel that they must conceal?

The Principle of Eternal Progression

One staggering fact that Franck mentions that missionaries hide from potential converts is the doctrine that people can become gods. And conversely, God was once a man. Not only that, God was born on a planet called Kolob or at least He has a throne in the neighborhood. (h/t to Nathan.) At least that’s according to the Pearl of Great Price, an early collection of church-recognized doctrines, produced by Smith. It is considered part of the canon of Mormonism.

Regarding  the God-man relationship, modern Church leaders tend to dissemble about  this particular point but this Mormon tenet was taught by all of the  early fathers. The book, Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith explains:

After you become a good Mormon, you have the potential of becoming a god.

The  fifth LDS President Lorenzo Snow in 1840 reportedly said,  

“As man is, God once was. As God is, man may become.”

Orson Hyde, a leader in the early Latter Day Saint movement and an original member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, sketched this unusual image of God:

“Remember  that God, our heavenly Father, was perhaps once a child, and mortal like  we ourselves, and rose step by step in the scale of progress, in the  school of advancement; has moved forward and overcome, until He has  arrived at the point where He now is.” Franck said, as a missionary, it  was understandably not discussed with potential converts.

Given  its explosive nature, this tenet was rarely shared with prospective  converts. Missionaries try to entice people into Mormonism gradually,  and presenting the doctrine of plural gods -and the Lord as a bit too  human- is seldom the best way. Several contacts learned the concept from  their pastors or read about it on their own, but it was new to most  prospects. For most traditional Christians, the concept of God and Man  being only a matter of degrees in progression is certainly blasphemous.

Most Christians would reflexively reject the notion with a shudder.

Attitudes towards Christianity

Many people who know a little about Mormonism know that, unlike traditional Christian faiths, members  of this faith do not use the symbol of the cross. There are many  reasons given for this. But the usual one is that they prefer to  concentrate on the birth and resurrection of Christ rather than his  death on the cross.
Of all the symbols of Christianity, the cross is the most identifiable. In fact, there are many more important differences between the Christian faith and Mormonism.

Despite  the current public relations campaign  Mormons have long been taught  that their religion is superior to all other religions, including  Christianity. 
As one source explains:

Mormons  teach that the church fell into darkness shortly after Christ’s  ascension and was only restored through the person and actions of Joseph  Smith, some eighteen hundred years later. The only true Christians in  this view are Mormons.

Mormon’s 15th president Gordon B.Hinckley, as reported in LDS Church News in 1998,  stated that the Christ he believed in is not the same Christ as the one followed by those outside the LDS Church.

“For the  Christ of whom I speak has been revealed in this, the Dispensation of  the Fulness [sic] of Times. He, together with His Father, appeared to  the boy Joseph Smith in the year 1820, and when Joseph left the grove  that day, he knew more of the nature of God than all the learned ministers of the gospel of the ages”

For  Hinckley, Smith’s divine visions allowed him access to a a higher  truth. The phrase “the learned ministers of the gospel of the ages”  could be interpreted as the disciplines of Christ, Paul, Matthew, Luke  and the others.  In that case, the statement would be very controversial  indeed. The whole New Testament would be called into question.
In  any event, the differences between Christian and Mormon faiths are  routinely glossed over by missionaries. Yet the truth is that Mormon  Church considers Christianity (as we know it ) as a corrupted religion.

As one source explains:

Early Mormon  leaders were quite candid about the differences between LDS doctrine  and Christian doctrine. One example is the 1820 First Vision account  Hinckley cited which is also recorded in LDS Scripture. In relating this  vision, Mormon Church founder, Joseph Smith, makes a similar point to  Hinckley’s. Smith said that Jesus told him that all of the creeds of  existing Christianity were “an abomination in his sight.” These  Christian creeds would, of course, include those that describe the  essential attributes and identity of the Jesus worshipped by traditional  Christians.

The third president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, John Taylor, in Journal of Discourses, states:

“There is  not nation now that acknowledges that hand of God; there is not a king,  potentate, nor ruler that acknowledges his jurisdiction. We talk about  Christianity, but it is a perfect pack of nonsense. Men talk  about civilization; but I do not want to say much about that, for I have  seen enough of it. Myself and hundreds of the Elders around me have  seen its pomp, parade, and glory; and what is it? It is a sounding brass  and a tinkling symbol; it is as corrupt as hell; and the Devil could not invent a better engine to spread his work that the Christianity of the nineteenth century.”

Another early leader who offered similar opinions was Orson Pratt. Pratt was an original member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles, a part of the church hierarchy organized by the movement’s founder. He expressed his undisguised dread of the Christian religion in this statement.

“This class  of men, calling themselves Christian, uniting with the various forms of  the pagan religion, adopting many of their ceremonies and institutions,  became very popular, and finally some of the pagans embraced  Christianity and were placed, as it were, upon the throne, and what they  termed Christianity became very popular indeed. How long has this order  of things existed, this dreadful apostacy, this class of people that  pronounced themselves Zion, or Christians, without any of the  characteristics of Zion? It has existed for some sixteen or seventeen  centuries.”

This  is naturally something that missionaries do not openly reveal. Despite  the recent assertions to the contrary, Mormons do not consider  themselves to be another Christian sect, like say Lutherans, or  Methodists. It is, according to the Encyclopedia of Mormonism, the only  form of Christianity and all others are inferior.

“The Church  of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints does not see itself as one  Christian denomination among many, but rather as God’s latter-day  restoration of the fullness of Christian faith and practice…Other forms  of Christianity…are viewed as incomplete…

This  way of thinking is paralleled by followers of Islam who revere (but not  worship) Moses, Abraham and Jesus, even Mary. islam added Mohammed as  the prophet of their faith and the Mormons added Joseph Smith as their  prophet.
The twelfth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1973 until his death in 1985, Spencer Woolley Kimball wrote in his book, Miracle of Forgiveness:

“One of  the most fallacious doctrines originated by Satan and propounded by man  is that man is saved alone by the grace of God; that belief in Jesus  Christ alone is all that is needed for salvation.”

How  this can possibly square with Christianity is difficult to comprehend.  No other denomination of Christianity could ever make such a statement.  The Nicene Creed which established the perimeters of the Christian faith in the year 325 states as a Christian oath:

And [I  believe] in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the Only-begotten,  begotten of the Father before all worlds, light of light, very God of  very God, begotten not made, of one essence with the Father, by whom all  things were made: Who for us men and for our salvation came down from  heaven, and was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary, and  became man. . . .

As  Minister Anselm Kyongsuk,  in the book Dialectic of Salvation: Issues in Theology of Liberation, points out:

“At the  heart of Christian faith is the reality and hope of salvation in Jesus  Christ. Christian faith is faith in the God of salvation revealed in  Jesus of Nazareth.

It is not an exaggeration then to say that the Mormon religion is essentially un-Christian.

While  he does not speak for the Mormon Church, one Mormon, David V. Mason, an  associate professor of theater at Rhodes College, frankly admitted this  fact. In an op-ed piece published in The New York Times, Mason declares:

“I’m  perfectly happy not being a Christian…I want to be on record about  this. I’m about as genuine a Mormon as you’ll find – a templegoer with a  Utah pedigree and an administrative position in a congregation of the  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am also emphatically not a  Christian.”

He also questioned why anybody would wish to be a Christian.

“Being a  Christian so often involves such boorish and mean-spirited behavior that  I marvel that any of my Mormon colleagues are so eager to join the  fold.

Missionaries and Church  leaders would like traditional Christians to believe that the difference  between the religions are superficial. However, a Mormon is no more  Christian than any follower of Abrahamic line, like Judaism or Islam. 

Attitudes about Race

If a reason for missionaries to be less than frank is their realization that the Book of Mormon contains many things that a Christian could not accept, there are also things in the book that a non-Christian or secularist outsider would also reject.

One  particular example is the early church’s racist teaching. The passage  from the Mormon holy book appears to explain the reason why some people  are black:

2 Nephi  5:21; “And he had caused the cursing to come upon them, yea, even a sore  cursing, because of their iniquity. For behold, they had hardened their  hearts against him, that they had become like unto a flint; wherefore,  as they were white, and exceedingly fair and delightsome, that they  might not be enticing unto my people the Lord God did cause a skin of  blackness to come upon them.”

Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, Vol. 7, p. 290, 1859, supports this racist view in clear terms.

“You see  some classes of the human family that are black, uncouth, uncomely,  disagreeable and low in their habits, wild, and seemingly deprived of  nearly all of the blessings of the intelligence that is generally  bestowed upon mankind.

Young connected the mark of Cain as the color of the black skin.

The first  man that committed the odious crime of killing one of his brethren will  be cursed the longest of any one of the children of Adam. Cain slew his  brother. Cain might have been killed, and that would have put a  termination to that line of human beings. This was not to be, and the Lord put a mark upon him, which is the flat nose and black skin.  Trace mankind down to after the flood, and then another curse is  pronounced upon the same race — that they should be the “servants of  servants;” and they will be, until that curse is removed; and the  Abolitionists cannot help it, nor in the least alter that decree.”

According  to this discourse by the leader of the Mormon church and successor to  Smith, slavery of the Negro was God’s decree, a divine punishment. This  was not the only racist remark made by Young. Here’s another quote made  in 1863:

“Shall I  tell you the law of God in regard to the African race? If the white man  who belongs to the chosen seed mixes his blood with the seed of Cain,  the penalty, under the law of God, is death on the spot. This will  always be so.”

But as it turned out,  And as late as 1978, men of African descent were banned from its  priesthood by the LDS church. This priestly position was open to nearly  all Mormon males and the gateway to sacramental and leadership roles.  Additionally the LDS church had also barred black men and women from  temple ceremonies that promised access in the afterlife to the highest  heaven. Why? Because people of African descent were denied access to  heaven, at least until 1978. (It must have been quite a shock for all  people in Mormon heaven. They had been promised an exclusive paradise,  after all.)

In  light of just these points of religious principles, it is no wonder  that Mormon missionaries are taught to use deception when speaking to  outsiders about their religion. Imagine trying to explain the racist  bans to a black Christian.
Here’s an interesting video which appears to show a missionary training seminar conducted by Latter-day Saint author and speaker Bob Millet. The topic is how to answer difficult questions.
So to answer the or
ginal: Is lying acceptable in the Mormon faith?
The  answer is like so many answers. No… and Yes. No, not officially. But  yes. It is permissible- for a higher good, like conversion- to leave out  information that may present a challenge to explain, to spin the truth  somewhat, to shape it. Aside from the missionary work, are there any  other examples of this? Yes, I could find one other but it is a major  oneAnd So It Came to Pass (or did it?)

In the opening of this post, I quoted Gordon  B.Hinckley who stated in 1998, the founder Joseph Smith’s vision  allowed him to see Jesus with greater clarity than all of the previous  Christian ministers.
However, apparently the Church leadership has in recent years begun  to question those visions and, in an apparent attempt to mainline their  religion into traditional Christian faiths, the leaders have been  scratching out the more controversial aspects of Smith’s (and Young’s)  spiritual views. 

Here are a list of the revisions to the Mormon study guide, Gospel Principles. It’s interesting to see what has been added and removed.

Astoundingly,  many of the unique teachings of the LDS Church have been excised. It’s  like cutting off the unicorn’s horn for the sake of a pony. For example,  there’s this revision.

All good things come from God. Everything that He does is to help His children become like Him—a god.

Additionally all mention of Heavenly parents have been changed to Heavenly Father. In chapter 3 of the manual:

By following His teachings, we can return to live with him and our heavenly parents   Father inherit a place in the celestial kingdom. He was chosen to be  our Savior when we all attended the great council with our heavenly parents  Father. When he became our Savior, He did His part to help us return to  our heavenly home. It is now up to each of us to do our part and become  worthy of exaltation.

Why?  Because up until recently, all Mormons believed (as they were told)  that God was married. Now the Lord is bachelor, it appears. A divorcee  or perhaps a widower? God knows.

The  problem is, of course, that it will take a lot of revisions and those  aspects are deeply woven into the fibre of the faith. All of the early  Church leaders made definitive statements and all of those now must be  rewritten or deleted.

And  this, in turn, calls into question the whole idea of divine revelation.  Were Joseph Smith and Brigham Young divinely inspired or were they  wrong? It can’t be both. After all, can divine revelations actually be  revised by later generations for the sake of making the religion more  widely acceptable? Isn’t that sacrilege? How can this be explained?  And  where does it stop? The revisions are not even claiming to be divinely  inspired so how can they trump the visions and writings of the original  founder and the early church leaders?

It  also begs the question whether all those who came before and believed  the “wrong” things have found salvation. How can the faith of then and  the faith of now ever be reconciled?

And,  for Mormons, it is only fair to ask, after all of the revisions are  completed (if ever), what will be left of the faith? How will it be any  different than any other Christian denomination, like Presbyterians, for  example? How can the LDS leadership expect blind devotion when the  principles of the faith can be change every season?

In George Orwell’s  book, Nineteen-Eighty Four,  the ruling autocratic government did very much the same thing. One day,  everything you thought was true and unshakable, was suddenly dismantled  by  the Ministry of Truth  and its opposite was put in its place. There’s was no outcry because it  was all automatically accepted as “the new truth.” (Of course, it was  never “new” in any sense. It was actually the replaced, revised truth  and the old truth, once replaced, now no longer existed. Not only was  the truth replaced but the history of that truth was also added.)
All  past mention of the former information was deleted from the official  (and sole) record. Truth is what the leadership dictated it to be and  there is nothing in the world that can possibly contradict their  version. As Orwell writes:

If the Party  could thrust its hand into the past and say of this or that event, it  never happened — that, surely, was more terrifying than mere torture and  death?

The idea is basically that if you can erase all evidence of the past, you can create a new past, cleaned and trouble-free.

So far the Mormon church has been able to get away with this tactic without much outrage by the congregation. The same strategy has not been a very successful for candidate Mitt Romney. 

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In the final post in this series, for the sake of argument, we ignore all of the evidence to the contrary and agree that the Church does not  condone lying. However, if we are prepared to believe this, we are  faced then with the challenging problem of Mormon Bishop Mitt Romney’s  conduct in the 2012 campaign and the sound of silence from Mormon  leadership.

Brigham Young The Worst Mass Murderer – 120 men,women and children from Arkansas Slaughter – 1857 Massacre

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“And  if the Gentiles wish to see a few tricks, we have “Mormons” that can  perform them. We have the meanest devils on the earth in our midst, and  we intend to

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The 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre

Aug 31, 2008 – Brigham Young 1; “The Mountain Meadows Massacre stands without a parallel The year 1857 was a time of particularly high tension.

Mountain Meadows massacre – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Mountain Meadows massacre was a series of attacks on the In early 1857, several groups of emigrants from the northwestern Arkansas region started


“CHILDREN OF THE MASSACRE”
MAY MEET IN REUNION.
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Arkansas’ Great Tragedy, the
Mountain Meadows Slaughter
in Utah Recalled.

______The Emigrants Murdered by Mormons
in 1857 Were Arkansas Pioneers.

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How J. P. Fancher of Berryville, Ark., Has Kept Track of the Surviving Children in His State, Missouri and Texas,  Working for Government Aid Seeking to Bring About a Reunion — Formation and Departure of the Emigrant Train —  Hostility of the Mormons — Arrival at Mountain Meadows — The Massacre, as Told in the Confession of Bishop Lee  of the Mormon Church — Servitude of Children Spared From the Slaughter — Their Rescue and Return to Arkansas.
This is the story of the greatest tragedy connected with the history of the State of Arkansas — the Mountain Meadows  massacre — and of the strange afventures, rescue and after life of the few survivors of the great tragedy, the children  of Arkansas parents.

The latest effort in the direction of bringing about a reunion of these survivors of the Mountain Meadows massacre.  Should this prove practicable, one of the most picturesque and pathetic spectacles possible would then be presented.

Some point in the State of Arkansas will be chosen for the reunion, if it is found that the survivors of the Mountain  Meadows massacre can again be brought together. It would be the first time they have met in a body since that day, many  years ago, when, rescued from the Mormons and brought back to their native State, they were received by old neighbors,  friends and kinfolk as though coming back from the dead.


For more than a quarter of a century one man in Carroll County, Arkansas, has watched over the firtunes of these  survivors of a historic tragedy with almost a fatherly interest. That man is James Polk Fancher, and the objects of  his persistent care are the little remnant of that train of emigrants who escaped the bloody fate of their parents and  friends at the Mountain Meadow massacre in the southern part of the Territory of Utah nearly forty years ago. The  nephew of the brave commander of the train, and related to many other victims of the unparalleled butchery of more than  100 defenseless men, women and children, Mr. Fancher, the present County Clerk of Carroll County, has had good reason  to exercise a kindly guardianship over that now scattered and diminished band of orphans whose infant eyes beheld one  of the most terrific spectacles of inhumanity ever perpetuated in any land.

“Polk” Fancher, as everybody in Carroll County calls the Berryville attorney and official, has never lost any of his  zeal for the seventeen boys and girls spared by the Mormons and their Indian allies on that bloody day in September,  1857, when the Arkansas emigrants “surrendered” to John D. Lee and his trecherous associates after a week of fighting  accompanied by horrors that to-day make the minds of thousands of people shudder when the Mountain Meadow massacre is  mentioned. It was more than twenty-five years ago when Polk Fancher began to urge the claims of the survivors for  Congressional aid. He thought the national Government should assume some parental care over the few persons who lost  the dearest interests of life and every heritage of material wealth in that awful destruction of the train of emigrants.  Many other prominent citizens of Nirthwest Arkansas have hoped that Congress would take some action in favor of the  Mountain Meadow survivors.


It’s  not surprising that Mormons howl in protest–screaming “SACRED!” at the  top of their latter-day lungs–when honest efforts are made to examine  the history of their secret, violence-laden Mormon temple oaths and  rituals.

One of the more notorious ones in this regard was the  infamous “Oath of Vengeance,” which Mormons swore against the United  States government.

Into the first two decades of the 20th  century, faithful, temple-attending Mormons, secretly took this Oath of  Vengeance. The U.S. Senate considered it a serious enough threat to  convene hearings on this Mormon temple vow and other matters related to  the LDS church.

Below are some pertinent historical details  regarding this Oath of Vengeance that Mormons are not inclined to talk  about in openly:

“Following Joseph Smith’s martyrdom [actually,  Smith, armed with a pistol, was shot to death in a jailhouse gunfight  after being place behind bars for ordering the destruction of a  newspaper press], Brigham Young [Smith’s successor] introduced an oath  in the [Mormon temple] endowment which required members [of the church]  to swear vengeance ‘upon this nation.’ It became the subject of a United  States Senate investigation.

“Reed Smoot was a Mormon Apostle  who had been elected a Senator from Utah. In 1903 a protest was filed in  the United States Senate to have [the] Hon. Smoot removed from office,  on the grounds that he had taken this treasonous oath in the endowment  ritual.

“The

complete  record of this episode was published in ‘U.S. Senate Document 486 (59th  Congress, 1st Session) Proceedings Before the Committee on Privileges  and Elections of the United States Senate in the Matter of the Protests  Against the Right of Hon. Reed Smoot, a Senator from the State of Utah,  to hold his Seat,’ 4 vols.[+1 vol. index] (Washington: Government  Printing Office, 1906).”

When  questioned about it under oath during U.S. Senate hearings, Smoot  refused to divulge this secret Mormon temple Oath of Vengeance. (for a  “New York Times” account of Smoot’s cover-up in this regard, see: “Smoot  Would Not Tell of Endowment Secrets,” in “New York Times,” 23 January  1905, at: http://1857massacre.com/MMM/PDF/Smoot_01-23-1905_NYTimes.pdf ; and “Oath of Vengeance,” at: http://1857massacre.com/MMM/oath_of_vengeance.htm😉
This secret Mormon temple ritual’s multi-generational Oath of Vengeance against the U.S. government was worded as follows:

“You and each of you do covenant and promise that you will pray and never cease

to pray to  Almighty God to avenge the blood of the prophets upon this nation, and  that you will teach the same to your children and to your children’s  children unto the third and fourth generation.”(“Oath of Vengeance,” at: http://www.lds-mormon.com/veilworker/oathvenge.shtml)
With  word leaking out of its existence, the Mormon church eventually removed  this Oath of Vengeance was from its secret temple rituals.

Below  is an overall history of this vow of vengeance and retribution against  their own government, as temple-attending Mormons promised to obey it:

“One  of the oaths which was formerly taken in the temple ritual was the  source of so much trouble that the Mormon leaders finally removed it  entirely from the ceremony. This oath was printed in ‘Temple Mormonism,’  pa. 21, as follows: ‘You and each of you do solemnly promise and vow  that you will pray, and never cease to pray,  and never cease to importune high heaven to avenge the blood of the  prophets on this nation, and that you will teach this to your children  and your children’s children unto the third and fourth generation.’\

“A  great deal of testimony has been given concerning this oath, and  although all of the witnesses did not agree as to its exact wording,  there can be little doubt that such an oath was administered to the  Mormon people after Joseph Smith’s death. John D. Lee related that the  following occurred after Joseph Smith’s death:

“’ . . . Brigham  raised his hand and said, ‘I swear by the eternal Heavens that I have  unsheathed my sword, and I will never return it until the blood of the  Prophet Joseph and Hyrum, and those who were slain in Missouri, is  avenged. This whole nation is guilty of shedding their blood, by  assenting to the deed, and holding its peace.’ .. . . Furthermore, every  one who had passed through their endowments, in the Temple, were placed  under the most sacred obligations to avenge the blood of the Prophet,  whenever an opportunity offered, and to teach their children to do the  same, thus making the entire Mormon people sworn and avowed enemies of  the American nation (‘The Confessions of John D. Lee,’ p. 160).

“Some  Mormon apologists have maintained that there was no ‘Oath of Vengeance’  in the temple ceremony, but the ‘Daily Journal of Abraham H. Cannon’  makes it very plain that there was such an oath. Under the date of  December 6, 1889, Apostle Cannon recorded the following in his diary:

“’About  4:30 p.m. this meeting adjourned and was followed by a meeting of  Presidents Woodruff, Cannon and Smith and Bros. Lyman and Grant. . . .  In speaking of the recent examination before Judge Anderson Father said  that he understood when he had his endowments in Nauvoo that he took an  oath against the murderers of the Prophet Joseph as well as other  prophets, and if he had ever met any of those who had taken a hand in  that massacre he would undoubtedly have attempted to avenge the blood of  the martyrs.’ (‘Daily Journal of Abraham H. Cannon,’ December 6, 1889,  pp. 205-06).

“Apostle Cannon went on to relate that [eventual  Mormon church president] Joseph F. Smith was about to murder a man with  his pocket knife if he even expressed approval of Joseph Smith’s death.

“The  Oath of Vengeance probably had a great deal to do with the massacre at  Mountain Meadows, in which about 120 men, women, and children were  killed, and other murders which were committed in early Utah (see  ‘Mormonism—Shadow or Reality?’ pp. 493-515, 545-59).

“Just after  the turn of the century the Mormon leaders found themselves in serious  trouble because of the oath of vengeance. They were questioned at great  length concerning this oath in the ‘Reed Smoot Case.’ The Oath of  Vengeance remained in the temple ceremony, however, even after the ‘Reed  Smoot Case’ was printed . . . . It must have been removed sometime  between then and 1937, because in a lecture delivered on February 28,  1937, Francis M. Darter complained that ‘The Law and prayer of  Retribution, or divine judgment, against those who persecute the Saints,  has been entirely removed from Temple services. . . . The reason why it  was taken out, says one Apostle, was because it was offensive to the  young people.’ (‘Celestial Marriage,’ p. 60).

“. . . [T]he oaths  taken in the temple were originally very crude. . . . [O]ne example here  [From the Smoot hearings]—i.e., the testimony of J. H. Wallis, Sr., who  had been through the temple about 20 times:

“MR. WALLIS: ‘ . . . [A]nother vow was what we used to call the “oath of vengeance.’ . . .

“MR. TAYLER: ‘Stand up, if it will help you, and give us the words, if you can.’

“MR.  WALLIS (standing up): ‘That you and each of you do promise and vow that  you will never cease to importune high heaven to avenge the blood of  the prophets upon the nations of the earth or the inhabitants of the  earth.’ (‘The Reed Smoot Case,’ vol. 2, pp. 77-79).

“The next day Mr. Wallis corrected his testimony concerning the oath of vengeance:

“MR.  WALLIS: ‘In repeating the obligation of vengeance I find I made a  mistake; I was wrong. It should have been ‘upon this nation.’ I had it  ‘upon the inhabitants of the earth.’ It was a mistake on my part.  (ibid., pp. 148-49).

(“Temple Work,” at: http://www.utlm.org/onlinebooks/changech22b.htm#532)
Rest assured, you will not hear Mitt Romney speaking publicly about any of this.

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Date: April 05, 2012 05:45PM

steve benson Wrote:

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> how constitutional was the Mormon secret temple

>”Oath of Vengeance”? . . .Just about as constitutional as were the secret

Endowment House oaths, on avenging the blood of

Joe and Hyrum Smith upon the people of Illinois.

“Long shall his blood which was shed by assassins…”

Just about as constitutional as the First Presidency’s

Message of July 4, 1838, delivered at Far West.

Just about as constitutional as the Church’s setting

David Whitmer apart and ordaining him Secretary of War.

Just about as constitutional as Joe organizing an armed

para-military expedition, and crossing state lines, to

threaten violence upon the Gentiles of Jackson and

Clay counties, Missouri, in the summer of 1834.

Just about as constitutional as Brigham Young declaring

martial law in Utah Territory in 1857, and forbidding the

passage of outsiders (U.S. troops, the Fanchers, etc.)

through his domain.

Just about as constitutional as the Quorum of Fifty

appointing secret USA ambassadors to foreign countries.

Just about as constitutional as Brigham running appointed

federal judges out of Utah Territory prior to 1858.

Need I continue?

UD

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Date: April 05, 2012 05:49PM

Big on the Constitution?I am regularly confronted by LDS bloggers who opine, “If people only knew how much Mormons _love_ the Constitution.”

UhHuh …

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Date: April 06, 2012 12:58AM

I’ve often tried to make your point about the oath, but they look at me stupidly. King James Bible Online

End Times Events May 21,2011 – The Truth about Rapture vs. Second Comming

‘Rapture parties’ planned to celebrate ‘Doomsday’ on May 21

With the end of the world looming this Saturday (May 21), non-believers are planning “Rapture parties” to poke a little fun at the Doomsday prediction and also raise awareness for other causes.

Harold Camping, 89-year-old leader of the ministry Family Radio Worldwide, has predicted that a five-month destruction of humanity will commence Saturday with a Rapture, in which believers will ascend to heaven. “Whereas this five-month period will be an enormous horror story for those who have not been raptured, it will be a time of great joy and wonder for those who are raptured,” according to the Family Radio website. [Infographic: A Brief History of Doomsday]

End of Days in May? Believers enter final stretch – US news – Life 

Jan 3, 2011  ‘A lot of people might think, ‘The end’s coming, let’s go party.  of the Bible that the end of the world will begin on May 21, 2011..

May 21, 2011, Judgment Day, Rapture, End World

The most complete written, audio and video teachings from the Bible which prove May 21, 2011 to be Judgment Day and the Rapture. October 21, 2011 is the End 
www.may-212011.com

The World To End on May 21, 2011!

May 21, 2011  Harold Camping of Family Radio says Judgment Day is May 21, 2011. He first thought 1994 but seeing gay pride told him 2011 was the year.
http://www.politicususa.com/en/the-world-to-end-on-may21-2011

False Biblical scholar’s date for rapture: May 21, 2011 – SFGate

Jan 1, 2010  Biblical scholar’s date for rapture: May 21, 2011 But the world did not end. Camping allowed that he may have made a mathematical error.

One False Prophet to another Lahaye points out that Camping has been wrong about the

May 21, 2011  ‘Left Behind’ Author Tim Lahaye Says May,21 2011 Judgment Day  to the growing belief that May 21, 2011 will mark the end of theworld.

The TruthAbout the Rapture vs. Second Coming of Christ – The Real New World Order

 

Many books have been written concerning the rapture and it is a billion dollar business. Is the rapture theory Biblical? or is it a mystical Harry Potter like fairy tale? both Harry Potter books and the rapture books can be trace back to the occult.

The Rapture books are more about politics than theology, more about man’s involvement in world affairs than God’s involvement, more about Zionism than the people of Zion, more fiction than Bible truth.

Books by Tim Lahaye, John Hagee, Pat Robinson, Jack van Impe, Bennie Hinn, Jerry Jenkins, Thomas Ice, Ed Hinson, Hal Lindsey, Ken Copeland, Ken Hagin, Rex Humbard, Grant Jefferies, John Walvoord, Rod Parsley, Dave Hunt, Clarence Larkin, Mark Hitchcock, and most of the Armageddon and Last days events books, are used to promote an anti-reformation, anti-protestant and Anti-Christ doctrine.

What is the difference between the Rapture and the Second coming?

The Second coming of Christ is often confused with the Rapture… The word rapture does not appear in the Bible but some people have often used the Greek word harpazo – caught up for the rapture. Rapture comes from the Latin word Rapio – seize by force, steal, rob, kidnap, ravage, pillage, it is the root of word for RAPE. Jerome mistranslated when he translated the Vulgate Bible. Rapio is almost the opposite of Haparzo.

Harpazo – caught up and second coming is the same event. Let me repeat…SAME EVENT1Thess.4:16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first, 17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord(GK. ,harpazO v_ 2Fut Pas Ind 1 Pl SHALL-BE-BEING- Caught -up) The Bible is clear.. When Jesus returns… He will return the same way as He left.He need not steal,rob or force His children to come with Him. His Coming has nothing to do with the Latin word Rapio (Rapture) meaning – take by force, ravage,  Rape. Act 1: And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.

Vs.10 And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel:

Vs.11 Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.

Jesus was taken or caught up in a cloud… The Greek word for caught up in Acts 1:11 is analambanO, – one being taken up.

Is there a conspiracy to keep the truth about the blessed hope hidden? Is the rapture Biblical? The Second Coming of Christ is mention or alluded to more than 1800 times. Bible writers wrote about the Coming of Christ more than any other subject.

When Jesus returns, He will come in a cloud – Rev.1:7 Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.

Christ return will be not be secret, nor quiet, nor will only a select group see Him… The dead or those who fell asleep in Jesus will be resurrected,

And the righteous living will be caught up with the resurrected saints to meet the Lord in the air.

1 Cor.15: 51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

What happens to the wicked when Christ returns?

Rev.6:15 and the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;

vs.16 And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: 2 Thess. 2:And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:

The Bible is clear… the wicked living will see Christ Second Coming, they will try to hide, and be destroy with the brightness of the Second Coming.

What happens to the wicked dead when Christ returns?Jn.5:28 Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, vs. 29 And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

There are two resurrections. One of life and the other is of damnation (death) The is a period of 1000 yrs that separate the first and second resurrection.

Rev.20:5-6 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.

vs.6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years

How long will the righteous be in heaven and what will they be doing?

Rev. 21:And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

What happens at the end of the Millennium?

Rev.21: 2 And I John saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

Rev.20:And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,

vs.8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog, and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea. vs.9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.

2 Peter 3:But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.

vs.8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

vs.9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

vs.10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

Rev.21:But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

Rev.16:15-17 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

vs.16 And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon.

vs.17 And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.

Armageddon is the place where the Lord will destroy the wicked once and for all. The whole earth will be cleansed with fire, and than it will be made new again.

Rev.21:1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. 3And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.

vs.4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

vs.5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.

Jesus will bring the Temple or the Tabernacle with Him at the end of the 1000 years.

In summary, the events that will take place at the Second Coming of Christ are:

The Dead in Christ will be resurrected;

The Righteous Living will is caught up;

The wicked living will be destroy with the brightness of the Second Coming;

Satan will be bound on earth with no one to tempt for 1000 years; (bound by a chain of circumstance – out of business)

The Righteous will live and reign with Christ for a 1000 years in heaven;

At the end of the thousand years,

The wicked will be part of the second resurrection, Satan will convince them to take over the New Jerusalem which they will see as the city come down from heaven;

Fire will destroy Satan, the wicked, and sin. The effects of the fire will be everlasting. Sin and sinners will be forever eradicated from the earth.

The earth will be cleansed and made new;

The Tabernacle of God (Jesus is the Tabernacle) will live with man.

The Righteous will live on the earth with Christ forever.

The Second coming is not the secret rapture, no secret snatch, no second chance, no third earthly Jerusalem temple, no seven year tribulation, no anti-Christ making a new covenant with Israel, no two plans for salvation (one for Jews and the other for non Jews), no eternal torment (the effects of the fire is eternal).

Yes beloved, in the beginning God took chaos and made cosmos… soon He will reverse His creation and take cosmos and make chaos, He will destroy this old sinful world with fire and than He will take chaos and make cosmos…

Rev. 21:4 and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away..vs.5 Behold I make all things new.

This is the New World Order… not as the man envision it but as God see it.

Study to show thyself approve… Ye shall know the truth and the truth will make you free…….

story for those who have not been raptured, it will be a time of great joy and wonder for those who are raptured,” according to the Family Radio website. [Infographic: A Brief History of Doomsday]


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End of Days in May? Believers enter final stretch – US news – Life 

Jan 3, 2011  ‘A lot of people might think, ‘The end’s coming, let’s go party.  of the Bible that the end of the world will begin on May 21, 2011..

May 21, 2011, Judgment Day, Rapture, End World

The most complete written, audio and video teachings from the Bible which prove May 21, 2011 to be Judgment Day and the Rapture. October 21, 2011 is the End 
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The World To End on May 21, 2011!

May 21, 2011  Harold Camping of Family Radio says Judgment Day is May 21, 2011. He first thought 1994 but seeing gay pride told him 2011 was the year.
http://www.politicususa.com/en/the-world-to-end-on-may21-2011

False Biblical scholar’s date for rapture: May 21, 2011 – SFGate

Jan 1, 2010  Biblical scholar’s date for rapture: May 21, 2011  But the world did not end. Camping allowed that he may have made a mathematical error.

One False Prophet to another Lahaye points out that Camping has been wrong about the

May 21, 2011  ‘Left Behind’ Author Tim Lahaye Says May21 2011 Judgment Day  to the growing belief that May 21, 2011 will mark the end of the world.

The TruthAbout the Rapture vs. Second Coming of Christ – The Real New World Order

Many books have been written concerning the rapture and it is a billion dollar business. Is the rapture theory Biblical? or is it a mystical Harry Potter like fairy tale? both Harry Potter books and the rapture books can be trace back to the occult.

The Rapture books are more about politics than theology, more about man’s involvement in world affairs than God’s involvement, more about Zionism than the people of Zion, more fiction than Bible truth.

Books by Tim Lahaye, John Hagee, Pat Robinson, Jack van Impe, Bennie Hinn, Jerry Jenkins, Thomas Ice, Ed Hinson, Hal Lindsey, Ken Copeland, Ken Hagin, Rex Humbard, Grant Jefferies, John Walvoord, Rod Parsley, Dave Hunt, Clarence Larkin, Mark Hitchcock, and most of the Armageddon and Last days events books, are used to promote an anti-reformation, anti-protestant and Anti-Christ doctrine.

What is the difference between the Rapture and the Second coming?

The Second coming of Christ is often confused with the Rapture… The word rapture does not appear in the Bible but some people have often used the Greek word harpazo – caught up for the rapture. Rapture comes from the Latin word Rapio – seize by force, steal, rob, kidnap, ravage, pillage, it is the root of word for RAPE. Jerome mistranslated when he translated the Vulgate Bible. Rapio is almost the opposite of Haparzo.

Harpazo – caught up and second coming is the same event. Let me repeat…SAME EVENT1Thess.4:16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first, 17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. (GK. Arpaghsomeqa,harpazO v_ 2Fut Pas Ind 1 Pl SHALL-BE-BEING- Caught -up) The Bible is clear.. When Jesus returns… He will return the same way as He left.He need not steal,rob or force His children to come with Him. His Coming has nothing to do with the word Rapio or Rape. Act 1: And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.

Vs.10 And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel:

Vs.11 Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.

Jesus was taken or caught up in a cloud… The Greek word for caught up in Acts 1:11 is analambanO, – one being taken up.

Is there a conspiracy to keep the truth about the blessed hope hidden? Is the rapture Biblical? The Second Coming of Christ is mention or alluded to more than 1800 times. Bible writers wrote about the Coming of Christ more than any other subject.

When Jesus returns, He will come in a cloud – Rev.1:7 Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.

Christ return will be not be secret, nor quiet, nor will only a select group see Him… The dead or those who fell asleep in Jesus will be resurrected,

And the righteous living will be caught up with the resurrected saints to meet the Lord in the air.

1 Cor.15: 51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

What happens to the wicked when Christ returns?

Rev.6:15 and the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;

vs.16 And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: 2 Thess. 2:And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:

The Bible is clear… the wicked living will see Christ Second Coming, they will try to hide, and be destroy with the brightness of the Second Coming.

What happens to the wicked dead when Christ returns? Jn.5:28 Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, vs. 29 And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

There are two resurrections. One of life and the other is of damnation (death) The is a period of 1000 yrs that separate the first and second resurrection.

Rev.20:5-6 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.

vs.6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years

How long will the righteous be in heaven and what will they be doing?

Rev. 21:And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

What happens at the end of the Millennium?

Rev.21: 2 And I John saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

Rev.20:And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,

vs.8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog, and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea. vs.9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.

2 Peter 3:But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.

vs.8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

vs.9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

vs.10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

Rev.21:But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

Rev.16:15-17 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

vs.16 And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon.

vs.17 And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.

Armageddon is the place where the Lord will destroy the wicked once and for all. The whole earth will be cleansed with fire, and than it will be made new again.

Rev.21:1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. 3And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.

vs.4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

vs.5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.

Jesus will bring the Temple or the Tabernacle with Him at the end of the 1000 years.

In summary, the events that will take place at the Second Coming of Christ are:

The Dead in Christ will be resurrected;

The Righteous Living will is caught up;

The wicked living will be destroy with the brightness of the Second Coming;

Satan will be bound on earth with no one to tempt for 1000 years; (bound by a chain of circumstance – out of business)

The Righteous will live and reign with Christ for a 1000 years in heaven;

At the end of the thousand years,

The wicked will be part of the second resurrection, Satan will convince them to take over the New Jerusalem which they will see as the city come down from heaven;

Fire will destroy Satan, the wicked, and sin. The effects of the fire will be everlasting. Sin and sinners will be forever eradicated from the earth.

The earth will be cleansed and made new;

The Tabernacle of God (Jesus is the Tabernacle) will live with man.

The Righteous will live on the earth with Christ forever.

The Second coming is not the secret rapture, no secret snatch, no second chance, no third earthly Jerusalem temple, no seven year tribulation, no anti-Christ making a new covenant with Israel, no two plans for salvation (one for Jews and the other for non Jews), no eternal torment (the effects of the fire is eternal).

Yes beloved, in the beginning God took chaos and made cosmos… soon He will reverse His creation and take cosmos and make chaos, He will destroy this old sinful world with fire and than He will take chaos and make cosmos…

Rev. 21:4 and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away..vs.5 Behold I make all things new.

This is the New World Order… not as the man envision it but as God see it.

Study to show thyself approve… Ye shall know the truth and the truth will make you free.


Netanyahu tells Obama: Israel cannot go back to the 1967 borders

Comments in front of press comes day after U.S. president’s Mideast policy speech called for negotiations for two-state solution based on 1967 lines.

The Thirteenth Tribe:

Arthur Koestler documents the Caucasian ancestry of Ashkenazim Jews.TheThirteenthTribe. The Khazar Empire and its Heritage. Arthur Koestler. Mr. Koestler speculates about the ultimate faith of the Khazars and their impact on the racial composition and social heritage of modern Jewry. He produces a large body of meticulously detailed research in support of a theory that sounds all the more convincing for the restraint with which it is advanced. Yet should this theory be confirmed, the term “anti-Semitism” would become void of meaning, since, as Mr. Koestler writes, it is based “on a misapprehension shared by both the killers and their victims. The story of the Khazar Empire, as it slowly emerges from the past, begins to look like the most cruel hoax which history has ever perpetrated.

The vast majority of Jews in the world is of Eastern European – and thus perhaps mainly of Khazar – origin. If so, this would mean that their ancestors came not from the Jordan but from the Volga, not from Canaan but from the Caucasus, once believed to be the cradle of the Aryan race; and that genetically they are more closely related to the Hun, Uigur and Magyar tribes than to the seed of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Should this turn out to be the case, then the term “anti-Semitism” would become void of meaning, based on a misapprehension shared by both the killers and their victims. Maybe the two world wars and the Holocaust were pretext for the New Khazaria or Israel hoax.The story of the Khazar Empire, as it slowly emerges from the past, begins to look like the most cruel hoax which history has ever perpetrated.(Arthur Koestler,The Thirteenth Tribe, p. 17).

Original jewish origin

Old Khazaria existed from about 500 A.D. toabout 1000 A.D.

Old Khazaria adopted the religion of Talmudic Judaismabout 740 A.D.

Khazaria was reborn on May 14, 1948.


The most cruel hoax which man has ever perpetrated.

As long as Apostate Israel (New Khazaria) exist…there will never be any peace in the Middle East. Modern-day Jewry is of Eastern European/Aryan descent and thus they are not Semitic. Let the truth be told everywhere. Why should American Soldiers die to protect a Hoax?

Netanyahu tells Obama: Israel cannot go back to the 1967 bordersObama, Netanyahu - Reuters - May 20, 2011

Comments in front of press comes day after U.S. president’s Mideast policy speech called for negotiations for two-state solution based on 1967 lines.

Mahmoud Abbas  - AP - 16.03.2011

Abbas urges UN: Recognize Palestinian state, pave way for legal action against IsraelIn a New York Times op-ed, Palestinian President says a UN move to authorize an independent Palestinian state come September would rectify what he calls the ‘unfulfilled’ 1947 UN partition plan.

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Is the World on the Brink of WWIII? Libya Attacked by NWO – Japan Death Toll 18400 – Jacob Lusk Best of American Idol -US Veto Israel Settlement Condemnation – Middle East Protest – Israel’s Deception

Mar 25, 2011 · Jesuits settle Northwest sex abuse cases for $166 million Catholic Church’s third … Attorney Blaine Tamaki said the priest who molested Vargas and …

SEATTLE — In one of the largest settlements in the Roman Catholic church’s sweeping sex abuse scandal, an order of priests agreed Friday to pay $166.1 million to hundreds of Native Americans and Alaska Natives who were abused at the order’s schools around the northwestern U.S.

The Jesuit order, called the Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus, has been accused of using its schools in remote villages and on reservations as dumping grounds for problem priests.
Attorneys representing the mostly Native American and Alaskan Native victims said the abuse added to the mistreatment already endured by these children, some of whom were forcibly removed from their homes to attend these schools.

The province previously settled another 200 claims. Then it filed for bankruptcy in 2009, claiming the payments had depleted its treasury.

An issue that surfaced when the bankruptcy proceedings got under way was the relationship between the province and other Jesuit properties, such as Gonzaga University. Attorneys for the victims initially argued the province was wealthy because it controls and owns Gonzaga, along with Gonzaga Preparatory School, Seattle University and other schools and properties.


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Libya’s War on Zionism … an insult to their national feelings and an attack … those who run the Illuminati Satanist global NWO

Tony Cartalucci

The globalists (NWO) are infiltrating, corrupting, and turning the entire planet, one nation at a time in a combined scientific-geopolitical dictatorship that will be effectively impossible to reverse once it is completed. The latest Western-fueled conflagration in the Arab world indicates an accelerated regional strategy of destabilizing and taking over target nations. Nations like Russia and China, whose interests are being directly threatened and stripped away in this malicious melee, appear powerless and unprepared.

Some nations succumb in silence behind the scenes, others are invaded, mercilessly brutalized, and assimilated into the globalist combine. The civil society overlay the globalists use to establish what amounts to a subversive shadow government is always creeping forward no matter how hard a target nation may try to ward it off. Only in the most extreme cases, such as Qaddafi’s Libya has civil society been uprooted entirely – making military intervention an acceptable and inevitable alternative from a globalist perspective.

Indeed there is a battle raging between the corporate-financier oligarchs of New York and London and their ever growing collection of globalist stooges and vassal states worldwide against the rest of free humanity. Each nation that falls to the globalists, however far from our own shores it may be, empowers and emboldens them and is one nation closer to their ultimate goal of one world government.

They have created a perfect system, a strategy of tension, where we wrestle with one battle after another, work to head-off one war after another, expose meddling and subversion in one nation after another all while their agenda moves ever forward.

We all to one degree or another help advance the globalists’ strategy of tension by playing into these contrived crises and by failing to focus on the source of our torment. The alternative media has made gains in exposing and delegitimizing the “international community” however, we must understand that the myriad of pet agendas we keep and nurture are in many ways dividing and distracting us – playing directly into the globalists’ theatrical productions.

The tragedy playing out between the duped and misled people of Israel and the besieged Palestinians is an example of where the globalists have created the perfect, unsolvable conflict from which they can perpetually wring out leverage to advance their agenda. The very fake “War on Terror” is another example. We get caught up in the details, we pick sides, we expend energy fighting these battles and we lose sight within this puppet theater of the men pulling the strings above. We become blinded and cannot understand the necessity of leaving the puppets behind, climbing up above the stage and throttling the puppet masters themselves.

We must recall how these corporate-financier oligarchs got so much unwarranted power in the first place – by controlling and regulating our lives from far above. They got it by us paying into their corrupt system for generations, as we’ve traded personal responsibilities in for corporate ready-made convenience. They will keep their power as long as we keep paying into their system, kidding ourselves that if we dance with their puppets long enough we will become the masters.

While activism, protesting, and campaigning is noble indeed, it is entirely futile until you identify and target the very source of your torment. In every case, be it Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians, the unending “War on Terror,” starving children, or even the bungling response of the “international community” over the disaster emanating from Japan’s Fukushima prefecture, the source of torment is the same: the unwarranted power wielded by myopically obsessed megalomaniacs, leveraging and squandering that power to enrich themselves at the cost of the rest of humanity.

In many ways they play directly into the strategy of tension themselves and run a similar risk of being folded in if their own people do not make this fundamental realization. The answer is to undermine this unwarranted power by no longer paying into their system through a full-spectrum boycott and the systematic replacement of the globalist corporate combines with local solutions.

We need not pen lengthy manifestos or declare in lofty terms our independence, we simply must begin taking the reins of our own destiny back by identifying how horrifyingly dependent we are on the globalists and rectifying it day to day by how we spend our money, time, and energy.

As a cloud of radioactive fallout blows seaward from Japan, as the Middle East convulses in engineered destabilization, as oil and food prices are manipulated by Wall Street speculators, the excuse of it being “too difficult” to boycott and replace the comfort and convenience offered to us by the corporate-financier oligarchs is beginning to ring rather hollow. Your life and the future of humanity depends on boycotting and replacing the globalists – World War III has already begun and is consuming the world one nation at a time.

We literally have nothing to lose by boycotting and replacing the globalists besides our servile dependence on their system. We will find, no matter what our pet agenda is, usurping this unwarranted authority from the global elite will infinitely advance our cause. For our various agendas are addressing but puppets upon the globalists’ stage, and by boycotting their system and excising them from our daily lives, we climb up above the theater and throttle the puppet masters themselves

The Libya Blitzkrieg and the Coming Iran War
Pakalert // Mar 21st, 2011

The Libya Blitzkrieg and the Coming Iran War

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Japan’s 8.9 magnitude earthquake triggers tsunami – video

Japan battles to contain radiation

Japan Struggles To Deal With Nuclear Crisis And Tsunami Aftermath

Race on to restart cooling systems as power cables are laid and extra workers are drafted in

Thousands Dead

Huge quake, tsunami kill 1,000 in Japan; world offers help

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TOKYO — A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan’s eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control.

Hours later, the tsunami hit Hawaii and warnings blanketed the Pacific, putting areas on alert as far away as South America, Canada, Alaska and the entire U.S. West Coast. In Japan, the area around a nuclear power plant in the northeast was evacuated after the reactor’s cooling system faile

 

NWO NEWS:
Libya’s War on Zionism … an insult to their national feelings and an attack … those who run the Illuminati Satanist global NWO
UN vote clears way for Libya air strikes
with China, Russia, Germany, and India Abstaining

The vote passed 10-0 with five abstentions in the 15-member Council.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has requested more information from Arab states, who have called for a no-fly zone, about how it would be policed.

And China, which like Russia wields a veto on the Security Council and is this months’s president of the body, has also expressed reservations about intervention.

Chinese Ambassador Li Baodong said “we are going to take action very quickly. I urged all the delegations to get instructions from their capitals as early as possible.”

As for Germany, which currently sits on the Security Council and is a key NATO member, Foreign Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said on Wednesday “we have no wish to and we cannot take sides in a north African civil war.”

Tel Aviv’s Command To Attack Libya (BrN On Video!) | Real …

… analyst Juan Zarate for a deeper understanding of the allied attackon Libya. … UN just to “rubber stamps” invasions like this for the NWO ZIONIST
www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoyP-vzkYTc&amp
Other than Israel and zionistNWO bankers, who will gain from another “attack” on America? … Do liberals support Obomba in Libya because the French …

answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081113154438AAigNpG

… part video gives a riveting overview of Zionist … Dwight Baker on Libya, Hypocrisy and Betrayal by the … NWO Observer · Monitoring the New World Orde
Neurotic Jews – Priests For A New World Order; Newhouse … If the JEW-LED US/Allies DO attack Libya, it will be … Well, it’s all about installing a Zionist puppet in Libya and


BREAKING: UN to vote on “No Fly Zone” at 6EST, page 1

The U.N. Security Council will vote on a Libya no-fly zone resolution at …. This is the reason the UN vote is in 3 hours, benghazi could turn in to a blood bath if nobody acts. New World Order
  1. U.N. council votes for no-fly zone over Libya

    Mar 17, 2011  U.N. council votes for no-fly zone over Libya How much power the Zionist-NWO Globalist have. At least Germany shows some decency. 
    iraq-war.ru/article/244551
  2. Neo-Libs Rejoice As UN Declares War On Libya

    27 posts – 21 authors – Last post: 2 hours ago

    THE UN Security Council has voted Thursday to allow air strikes to halt Muammer Gaddafi’s offensive against embattled rebel forces in Libya,

    UN votes to allow Libya air strikes within hours! – Baltimore Sun 

    11 posts – 6 authors – Last post: 2 hours ago

    UN votes to allow Libya air strikes within hours! National/World News.  It’s all about oil in the New World order The UN resolution specifically bans a ground offensiveagainst Libya.

    New War: U.N. Authorizes Bombing of Libya Alex Jones’ Infowars 

    Mar 17, 2011  RELATED: U.S. ‘set to bomb Libya within hours’ as UN approves no-fly zone the crazed Libyan dictator, the U.N. voted to institute a no fly zone. …. Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the  The New World Order is OUT OF ORDER. The direction of this country 
    http://www.infowars.com/new-war-u-n-authorizes-bombing-of-libya/

 

U.S. veto thwarts UN resolution condemning settlementsPalestinian Authority leadership brought draft resolution against Israeli settlements to the UN security council, despite pressure from the U.S. to withdraw it.

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US vetoes UN condemnation of Israeli settlements

19 Feb 2011: Obama administration’s first veto leaves US isolated, while Palestine says ‘This will encourage Israeli intransigence’ –

U.S.: Veto on UN draft is not endorsement of settlement constructionThe United States has vetoed a Security Council draft resolution condemning Israeli settlement construction as illegal; Rice said resolution was ‘unbalanced, one-sided and counterproductive’.

Protests in Bahrain

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18 Feb 2011:Mood of defiance against entire ruling system after brutal attack on Pearl Square protest camp that left at least five dead

Hosni Mubarak resigns – and Egypt celebrates

Mubarak resignation

When it finally came, the end was swift. After 18 days of mass protest, it took just over 30 seconds for Egypt‘s vice-president, Omar Suleiman, to announce that President Hosni Mubarak was standing down and handing power to the military.

“In the name of Allah the most gracious the most merciful,” Suleiman read. “My fellow citizens, in the difficult circumstances our country is experiencing, President Muhammad Hosni Mubarak has decided to give up the office of the president of the republic and instructed the supreme council of the armed forces to manage the affairs of the country. May God guide our steps.”

Is the World on the Brink of WW3? No Middle East Peace –

Egypt’s Army Signals Transfer of Power 

Egypt’s armed forces on Thursday said that they had begun to take “measures to protect the nation,” suggesting the military intends to take a leading role
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Egypt army takes control; CIA says ‘strong likelihood’ Mubarak stepping down today

Egypt’s military announced on national television that it stepped in to “safeguard the country” and assured protesters that President Hosni Mubarak will meet their demands in the strongest indication yet that the longtime leader has lost power

Egypt prepares for million-strong protest


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Egypt military steps in as Mubarak regime totters

The crises in Egypt, Lebanon, and Yemen are being orchestrated by The Conspirators commonly known as the Jesuits/Illuminati. The Luciferian occult leader Albert Pike wrote in his letter to Mazini in 1871 that there will be three world wars and WWIII will pit the Arabs against the Zionist. The Jesuits/Illuminati were successful in orchestrating the first two world wars and now they are planning WWIII.
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“The Third World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences caused by the “agentur” of the “Illuminati” between the political Zionists and the leaders of Islamic World. The war must be conducted in such a way that Islam (the Moslem Arabic World) and political Zionism (the State of Israel) mutually destroy each other. Meanwhile the other nations, once more divided on this issue will be constrained to fight to the point of complete physical, moral, spiritual and economical exhaustion…We shall unleash the Nihilists and the atheists, and we shall provoke a formidable social cataclysm which in all its horror will show clearly to the nations the effect of absolute atheism, origin of savagery and of the most bloody turmoil. Then everywhere, the citizens, obliged to defend themselves against the world minority of revolutionaries, will exterminate those destroyers of civilization, and the multitude, disillusioned with Christianity, whose deistic spirits will from that moment be without compass or direction, anxious for an ideal, but without knowing where to render its adoration, will receive the true light through the universal manifestation of the pure doctrine of Lucifer, brought finally out in the public view. This manifestation will result from the general reactionary movement which will follow the destruction of Christianity and atheism, both conquered and exterminated at the same time.”
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As long as there are moderate Arab governments like Egypt, there will be some peace in the region thus making WWIII a difficult venture. The Conspirators (Jesuits-Illuminati-Zionist)

must radicalize the moderate Arab nations in-order to bring Pike predictions to pass. His predictions are no more than the Illuminati agenda.

The last thing that Israel and Zionists want is peace.

The internet played a major roll in the Egyptian revolution, Green Party in Iran and the Tea Party in the US and the web is controlled by the agents of Rothschild/Illuminati. In fact all mass media is part of the Conspirators Kabal.

The Dome, The Temple and the Rock of Ages – Truth About the Rapture (Rapio – Steal, Kidnap, Rape)

According to a commonly held belief in Judaism and Christian Zionism, The Temple Mount, is to be the site of the finalThird Temple to be rebuilt with the coming of theJewish Messiah.

Known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, it is also the site of two major Muslim religious shrines, the Dome of the Rock (built c. 690) and Al-Aqsa Mosque (built c. 710). It is one of the most contested religious sites in the world. Under theJordanian rule of Eastern Jerusalembetween 1948 and 1967, Jews were forbidden from entering the Old City. Both Israel and the The Palestinian Authority claim sovereignty over the site, which remains a key issue in the Arab-Israeli conflict. TheIsraeli government has granted management of the site to a Muslim Council (Waqf).

In order for the Third Temple to be built.. the Dome will have to be demolish. This is exactly what the believers of the Rapture and Christian Zionist want to accomplish..by doing so, they would hasten Armageddon and the return of Christ.

What does the Bible have to say about the Third Temple? ABSOLUTLY NOTHING..

Ez. 37 predicted the regathering of the Jewish people but this had already accured..

As I stated in my last article Jesus said in Matt 23:38 “Behold your house is left unto you desolate.” According to the words of Christ.. The third Jewish Temple will never be rebuilt.

Proponents of the Third Temple use Daniel 9:27 to support their spurious theory. Let review it. Dan. 9:27 And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.

According the rapturists, they believe that the Anti-Christ will make a covenant or peace treaty with the Jews and cause the sacrifice to cease. In order to for the sacrifice to cease they must be re-instituted in the Temple. Thus you have the argument for rebuilding the Temple because of the bloody sacrifices that was done in the Temple. Historically for almost 2000 years, Bible scholars applied the He in Dan, 9:27 to Jesus…

The entire prophecy of Dan.9:24-27 covers a period of seventy weeks. This is one complete, sequential block of time. Any 1stgrader will tell you that 70 come after 69. So the 70th week follows the 69th week. There is no gap. A gap isn’t logical. Dan. 9:27 says nothing about the seven year tribulation or about the Anti-Christ.

Jesus confirmed the covenant with many;

Rom. 15:8 Now is say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the father:

Matt.26:28 “This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many.”

Adam Clark says (The Holy Bible with commentary by Adam Clark, vol. IV p. 602) that during the “term of seven years, Jesus would confirm or ratify the new covenant with mankind.”

Jesus caused the sacrifices to cease.

The 70th week was from A.D. 27-34… After 3 ½ years of ministry, in the middle of the 70thweek, Christ was crucified. When Jesus said it is finish and gave up the ghost, that very momentMatt.27:51 “the veil of the temple was rent (torn) in twain from top to bottom.” This act of God signified that all animal sacrifices had ceased to be of value. Jesus was offered up once and for all time… There is no need of another sacrifice.

In the Matthew Henry Commentary vol. IV p.1095 he said concerning Dan.9:27 “By offering himself a sacrifice once and for all He (Jesus) put an end to all the Levitical sacrifices.” Why do the Anti-Christ conspirators want to give the Anti-Christ credit for what Christ did for mankind on the cross?

The debate concerning pre-tribulation, mid-tribulation, post-tribulation, is frivolous. It doesn’t matter what you believe as long as you don’t believe in the truth.

Jesus is the Temple…

Mark 14:58“We heard him say, ‘I will destroy this man-made temple and in three days will build another, not made by man.’ “

Jesus is the true Israel.

Gal.3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. vs.29 If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.

Dan.9:24-27 is all about Jesus.

The seven weeks (seventy weeks) runs consecutively without a 2000 yr. gap. The gap theory and the rebuilding of the temple are of the Devil and were formulated by Anti-Christ conspirators in high places.

If you can see Jesus in Dan 9:24-27 than the Holy Spirit is leading you… if not than you will be like the Temple…. Jesus said “desolate,” doom for all eternity.

2 Tim. 2:15 Study to show yourself approve unto God, a workman that needeth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

Luciferian Rapture Doctrine – Its Influence and World Domination

The rapture theory is not Biblical and was founded as an Anti-Reformation tool of the Catholic Church. The word rapture comes from the Latin word rapio meaning – seize by force, kidnap, pillage, rob, andrape. Jerome mistranslated harpazo (caught -up) when he translated the Septuagint (Greek Bible) into Latin.The purpose of the rapture theory was threeflod. 1. To destroy the reformation; 2. control protestantism;, capture the Holy Land; 3. Foster the establishment of the New Word Order . The rapture theory has more to do with the racist, arrogant and diabolical concept of British Israel than anything pertaining to the Kingdom of God. The rapture theory is from the pits of hell, created by Luciferians, and promoted by agents of the prince of darkness. The rapture doctrine is the blue-print for the establishment of the pseudo state of Israel.

Barbara Rossing said in her book The Rapture Racket,

” the Rapture is a fraud of monumental proportions, as well as a disturbing way to instill fear in people.

“Whether prescribing a violent script for Israel or survivalism in the United States, this theology distorts God’s vision for the world,” Rossing writes. “In place of healing, the Rapture proclaims escape. In place of Jesus’s blessing of peacemaking, the Rapture voyeuristically glorifies violence and war …. This theology is not biblical. We are not Raptured off the earth, nor is God.

Where did the rapture theory originate and why?

Reformers such as Luther, Calvin, Huss, Zwingli, Melanchthon, Bullinger and others had identified the Catholic Church as Mystery Babylon in Revelation and the Popes as the Anti-Christ. Millions of sincere Catholics were leaving the mother church and joining the reformation movement.. The church set out to neutralize and destroy the protestant movement.. What they could not do through brute force and the military inquisitions they did through political espionage, spiritual intrigue, and using mind control techniques by secret societies. Most of the books published on the rapture are brainwashing the readers mind. All of the books writen by Tim Lahaye’s, John Hagee, Jack van Impe, Jerry Jenkins , John Walvoord and movies such as the Omega Code and Megiddo are design for mind control. This anti-protestant doctrine is taught in many universities and seminaries such as Dallas Theological Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southwestern Assemblies of God, Zion Bible College, Moody Bible Institute, Global University, Liberty and Regent University and well as a host of other leading colleges and universities The rapture cult has the largest following than any cult in the US or Europe.

Why were sincere Catholics, priests and monks leaving the Catholic Church.?

People were leaving because of corruptions in the church. If one look at the Babylonian sun worship, and the present Roman Catholic Mass there are many similarities. Baal worship seem to have taken over the Catholic Church. The icon of the virgin mother and child with halos (representing the sun), Mary as the queen of heaven, (Isis – queen of heaven) confessionals, wafer worship, transubstantiation, and priests as exclusive mediators of God were all derived from the Satanic Babylonian religion. Roman Catholicism became a mixture of witchcraft, Judaism, paganism, and perverted Christianity. When this corruptions was exposed by the reformers, Rome was outraged, and staged Holy Inquisitions, design to rid the world of heretics. The Inquisition included torturing and murdering people who didn’t not agree with the Catholic views. Ten of thousands of people were killed and some historians even put the numbers in the millions. Later, in response to the Vatican’s oppressive dogma, Martin Luther, a former Augustinian monk, nailed his 95 theses to the wall of a church in Germany, heralding Protestantism. . The Vatican was shaken as Protestantism spreads rapidly through Europe. In order to stamp out the spiritual rebellion, Pope Paul III ordered Ignatius de Loyola to found the Order of Jesuits, which would act as the intelligentsia and secret militia of the Vatican. Loyola had already founded the occult Illuminati, which he then placed under the umbrella of the Vatican ” Ignatius a Merovingian Jew from Loyola Spain was a member of the Alumbrados before he founded the Illuminati and the Jesuits. The Merovingian Jews claim to be decedents of Jesus and Mary of Magdalene. Thus you have books and movies like DaVinci Code, Prieure de Sion, Passover Plot, Holy Blood Holy Grail, Bloodline of the Holy Grail, being produced and circulated by Hollywood Kabbalist movie studios and publishing houses controlled by the Illuminati. These books are blasphemous teachings design to nullify the true Gospel of Jesus. Many of the Popes, Cardinals, Bishops and Priest were Merovingian Jews whose agenda was to destroy true Christianity and pervert the true gospel.

The Jesuits Oath:

“I furthermore promise and declare that I will, when opportunity present, make and wage relentless war, secretly or openly, against all heretics, Protestants and Liberals, as I am directed to do, to extirpate and exterminate them from the face of the whole earth; and that I will spare neither age, sex or condition; and that I will hang, waste, boil, flay, strangle and bury alive these infamous heretics, rip up the stomachs and wombs of their women and crush their infants’ heads against the walls, in order to annihilate forever their execrable race. That when the same cannot be done openly, I will secretly use the poisoned cup, the strangulating cord, the steel of the poniard or the leaden bullet, regardless of the honor, rank, dignity, or authority of the person or persons, whatever may be their condition in life, either public or private, as I at any time may be directed so to do by any agent of the Pope or Superior of the Brotherhood of the Holy Faith, of the Society of Jesus.” It was when Pope Paul III convened the Council of Trent that the church formally addressed the protestant reformation with edicts, dogmas and doctrines. A disciple of Ignatius, Francisco Ribera came up with a theory that would take the attention off the Pope as being the Anti-Christ and put it on some future individual. This was the beginning of the Rapture doctrine. The Jesuits infiltrated the protestant movement, developed protestant theology, and purposely mis interpreted scriptures relating to Bible prophecy. They also controlled the educational system and bribe and blackmailed governments of Europe and America to promote their agenda. Two other groups that were instrumental the origin and development of the rapture theory were the Knights Templars (Masons) and the Knights of Malta (Knights of Columbus).

Barbara Aho said in her article (The Merovingian Dynasty) “it was also the The avowed objective of the Templars was to protect the Christians who came to visit the Holy Places: their secret objective was the re-building of the Temple of Solomon on the model prophesied by Ezekiel.
“This re-building, formally predicted by the Judaizing Mystics of the earlier ages, had become the secret dream of the Patriarchs of the Orient. The Temple of Solomon, re-built and consecrated to the Catholic worship would become, in effect, the Metropolis of the Universe.”
In my up coming blog I will go into more detail about how the Jesuits and the Illuminati set about to implement the Rapture theory to achieve their goal.. Protestant churches, Evangelical seminaries, and bible talking and Bibleprobe preachers like John Hagee, Jack van Impe, Oral Roberts, Jack Hayford, TD Jakes, Kenneth Hagin, Kenneth Copeland, Pat Robinson, Creflo Dollar, Bishop Charles Blake, Billy Graham, and masons who promote the rapture hoax have been seduced by Jesuits theology and manipulated by the kabbalist practitioners, thus they are part of the world-wide Anti-Christ conspiracy.

Is Modern Israel in Prophecy or a Big Hoax?

Israel‘s Link to the Rapture

Thousands expect Israel to play a major role in God’s future plan for earth. What is the Biblical evidence?

Many people today consider the restoration of the Jewish nation inPalestine to be a direct and dramatic fulfilment of Bible prophecy.

Hal Lindsey’s The Late Great Planet Earth, a phenomenal best seller of the last few decades, and Tim Lehaye’s Lift Behind,declares that the end of the world will come within the lifetime of the generation that saw the founding of the Israeli state in 1948, hereby applying the words of Jesus: “This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.” (Matthew 24:34)

Coupled with this fascination with Israel is a novel teaching regarding the return of Jesus, called the “secret rapture.” These books and many other speaks for many today who expect God secretly to take the “church” to heaven prior to the rebuilding of the Jewish Temple on its old site where the sacred Muslim shrine, the Dome of the Rock, now stands. According to this position, after the “church” is “raptured” to heaven, there will be seven years of the worst period of famine, bloodshed, and pestilence ever experienced by man. During this great tribulation the focus will be on God’s dealings with the Jews, who are again given the responsibility for the evangelization of the world.

According to secret-rapture preachers, the battle of Armageddon will climax the end of the seven-year tribulation as the nations of the earth take sides over the future of Israel. When mankind teeters on the brink of incinerating the world, Jesus will return gloriously and save man from self-extinction. At that time Jesus will set up a literal one-thousand-year reign on earth withJerusalemfunctioning as the spiritual capital of the world.

Most evangelical periodicals and pulpits teach this view today, and to those who do not know better, it might appear that this prophetic scenario, known as pretribulationism, has been the traditional teaching of the Christian church since New Testament days. Nothing is further from the truth. Be not deceived.. Did the architects of the creation of modern day Israel have any thing to do with the development of the rapture theory? Where did the Rapture theology originate? Is the crisis in the Middle East and the war in the Iraq have anything to do with the erroneous rapture theory? Is there a master conspiracy at work?

Israel‘s Link to the Rapture

Thousands expect Israel to play a major role in God’s future plan for earth. What is the Biblical evidence?

Many people today consider the restoration of the Jewish nation inPalestine to be a direct and dramatic fulfilment of Bible prophecy. Could they be right? or is it one of the biggest hoax in world’s history?

Hal Lindsey’s The Late Great Planet Earth, a phenomenal best seller of the last few decades, and Tim Lehaye’s Lift Behind,declares that the end of the world will come within the lifetime of the generation that saw the founding of the Israeli state in 1948, hereby applying the words of Jesus: “This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.” (Matthew 24:34)

Coupled with this fascination with Israel is a novel teaching regarding the return of Jesus, called the “secret rapture.” These books and many other speaks for many today who expect God secretly to take the “church” to heaven prior to the rebuilding of the Jewish Temple on its old site where the sacred Muslim shrine, the Dome of the Rock, now stands. According to this position, after the “church” is “raptured” to heaven, there will be seven years of the worst period of famine, bloodshed, and pestilence ever experienced by man. During this great tribulation the focus will be on God’s dealings with the Jews, who are again given the responsibility for the evangelization of the world.

According to secret-rapture preachers, the battle of Armageddon will climax the end of the seven-year tribulation as the nations of the earth take sides over the future of Israel. When mankind teeters on the brink of incinerating the world, Jesus will return gloriously and save man from self-extinction. At that time Jesus will set up a literal one-thousand-year reign on earth withJerusalemfunctioning as the spiritual capital of the world.

Most evangelical periodicals and pulpits teach this view today, and to those who do not know better, it might appear that this prophetic scenario, known as pretribulationism, has been the traditional teaching of the Christian church since New Testament days. Nothing is further from the truth. Be not deceived.. Did the architects of the creation of modern day Israel have any thing to do with the development of the rapture theory? Where did the Rapture theology originate? Is the crisis in the Middle East and the war in the Iraq have anything to do with the erroneous rapture theory? Is there a master conspiracy at work?

According to dispensationalists John Hagee, Jack van Impe, Ken Copeland, Kenneth Hagin, John Walvoord, Grant Jefferies, Tim Lahaye, Benny Hinn, Clarence Larkin, H. Caldwell, TD Jakes and others who teach and preach about the Rapture, Israel has two dispensations, or time periods, in which they functions as God’s special instrument of salvation. Between these two periods of time comes the dispensation of the “church”. The church received a heavenly reward at the time of the rapture, while Israel received an earthly reward at the end of the tribulation.

There is no support in the New Testament for such an erroneous view.
The chief reason why the modern state of Israel has no prophetic significance is that after the Jews as a body rejected Jesus as the Messiah, God gave to the Christian church the special privileges, responsibilities, and prerogatives once assigned to the ancient Jews. No longer were the Jews to be His special people with a prophetic destiny.
Rom.2:28 For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh; vs.29 but he is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the Spirit, not in the letter; whose praise is not from men but from God.
All the promises of a glorious kingdom on earth once given through the Jewish prophets to the Jewish people became void because the Jewish people as a nation did not fulfill the conditions of these prophecies. Failing to receive the glory that could have been Israel’s is probably the saddest story in literature. Placed at the crossroads of the ancient world, God furnished them with every facility for becoming the greatest nation on the earth. God wanted to reward Israel with every physical and spiritual blessing as they put into practice the clear-cut principles that He had graciously taught them through His prophets (Deuteronomy 7, 8, 28).
The Old Testament records the sad story of how the vineyard of Israel produced, not the mature fruit of a Christ-like character, but “wild grapes,” a misinterpretation and perversion of what the God of Israel was really like.
“What more was there to do for my vineyard, that I have not done in it? When I looked for it to yield grapes, why did it yield wild grapes?” (Isaiah 5:4 RSV).

Even when the Jewish nation was suffering the bitter consequences of disobedience during the Babylonian captivity, God mercifully promised that a restored Israel was possible and that there was yet time to recover its special role as His representative on earth – if it would honor His law and submit to His principles. Even then the Jews could have become, if faithful, the head and not the tail, in matters physical and spiritual; all nations would have looked upon Jerusalem as not only the center of wisdom but also the spiritual capital of the world (see Isaiah 45:14; 60:1 – 11).
When the Jews returned to Palestine after the Babylonian captivity, the promises given to Abraham and expanded through the writings of Moses and other prophets would have been fulfilled; the whole earth would have been alerted for the first advent of Christ, even as the way is being prepared for His second coming today.
Missed Their Last Opportunity.
These Old Testament prophecies that picture Israel dwelling in peace and prosperity, with all nations beating a path to her doors, could have been fulfilled 2000 years ago if they had indeed prepared the world for the first coming of Jesus (see Zechariah 8:14). But instead of fulfilling their greatest assignment they missed their last opportunity, and Jesus their Lord finally had to pronounce with irrevocable judgement: “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets and stoning those who are sent to you! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not Behold your house is forsaken and desolate” (Matthew 23:37, 38 RSV).
Those who regard the establishment of the modern state of Israel as a fulfillment of those Old Testament prophecies overlook the fact that these promises were made either prior to their release from Babylonian captivity or during the rebuilding days soon after their return. God would have fulfilled these promises if Israel had been faithful and obedient to the conditions on which the promises were made.
Although God promised a “second chance” to Israel after their failure leading up to the Babylonian captivity, He promised no “third chance” to them after their final rejection when their Lord Himself “came to his own home, and his own people received him not” (John 1:11 RSV)
But God did not give up, even though Israel as a nation had failed Him. Although corporate Israel no longer was to function as God’s special agent, the individual Jews who received and obeyed Jesus Christ would constitute the new organization through which He would now work.
Paul describes this remarkable transition in Romans 9 to 11, where he appeals to individual Jews (such as himself) to respond to God through Jesus, join those Gentiles who have found in Him the solution to their anxious, sinful condition, and together arouse the world to the simple fact that God wants to make an end to sin and its misery by setting up His eternal kingdom composed of those who have found in Jesus the promised Saviour.
Those who preach and teach this erroneous Rapture doctrine are purposely misleading multitudes. This doctrine was created by the Jesuits as an anti-reformation and anti-protestant tool to divert attention away from the Catholic and the Pope whom the reformers had identify as the anti-Christ in Revelation. Those who teach and preach the rapture theory are proxies and agents for the Kabbalists and those who want to establish a New World Order (NWO). The Rapture theory has more to do with politics than theology, more to do with mans involvement in world affairs than Gods involvement, more about Zionism than the people of Zion.

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The New Israel

This was written before the full extent of the holocaust was known, but that does not alter the fact that the large majority of surviving Jews in the world is of Eastern European – and thus perhaps mainly of Khazar – origin. If so, this would mean that their ancestors came not from the Jordan but from the Volga, not from Canaan but from the Caucasus, once believed to be the cradle of the Aryan race; and that genetically they are more closely related to the Hun, Uigur and Magyar tribes than to the seed of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Should this turn out to be the case, then the term “anti-Semitism” would become void of meaning, based on a misapprehension shared by both the killers and their victims. Maybe the two world wars and the Holocaust were pretext for the New Khazaria or Israel hoax.The story of the Khazar Empire, as it slowly emerges from the past, begins to look like the most cruel hoax which history has ever perpetrated.(Arthur Koestler,The Thirteenth Tribe, p. 17).


 

New Khazaria.

Old Khazaria existed from about 500 A.D. to about1000 A.D.

Old Khazaria adopted the religion of Talmudic Judaismabout 740 A.D.

Khazaria was reborn on May 14, 1948.

The most cruel hoax which history has ever perpetrated.

As long as Apostate Israel (New Khazaria) exist…there will never be any peace in the Middle East. Modern-day Jewry is of Eastern European/Aryan descent and thus they are not Semitic. Let the truth be told everywhere. Why should American Soldiers die to protect a Hoax?

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