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4.27.2017

Transyuggothian Magic

Do a word search on Transyuggothian Magic.

It's basically the ritual involving the belief that a person can tap into powers from realms beyond our solar system to attain worldly power, and - ultimately - immortality. The significance of the realms being tapped into being beyond our solar system is the belief that there are gods beyond the outer most planet that are greater than the God of the Bible, Jehovah. The people with these beliefs are Luciferians in general. The ritual itself involves the sexual molestation, torture, and killing of infants and children; the union with their bodies in sexual acts, the drinking of their blood, eating of their flesh, etc.

The people involved in these rituals wear different hats but are basically the same. Just as Satan goes by many different names and guises and fronts but is Satan just the same.

It's arguable that these rituals work, to some extent, considering the human lizards and dupes who engage in them seem to be the power brokers in every corner of the world and level of society.

Along with the ultimate motive to achieve immortality they have a sub-motive to entrap people for purposes of extortion to further and protect their obviously (hallucinogenically) illegal activity; politicians and law enforcement being prime targets. I.e. once these people and groups are already involved in human trafficking to supply themselves with young blood they can also easily traffic in young girls and boys to tempt the easily tempted, get the visual evidence on them, then use that to control them. Imagine the successful man who already has it all (he's a politician, a CEO, a whatever) yet laments the one thing he can't seem to get: a fresh, young teenage girl. The traffickers can supply that, no problem. Even if the girl is not technically under age (which she probably is, especially in America where the age of consent is 18 as opposed to European countries where the age of consent varies but can be as low as 14 as in Germany), again even if the girl is not technically under age the revelation of the man with a young girl might still destroy his life, his marriage, etc. And the opportunity for false witness and false claims against him are just multiplied by him even having been in the environment of the temptation to begin with.

This activity has built in protections against exposure and prosecution also due to the fact that it so explodes all notions of sane behavior that normal people can't begin to comprehend such things; and even if they can begin to they don't continue to think about it because it is so evil and dark and depressing. It is emotionally and spiritually draining to keep it in mind.

The Luciferians bank on this and know that all little flaps of media exposure eventually blow over in time. They might throw some of their own under the bus to satisfy public concern to some extent; but nothing changes.

Overall these people are the tools Satan uses in his big end time moves to assert dominion over the entire world. All the one worldism, the globalism, the massive global level schemes like 'climate change' to effect politics in every nation and to divert public money, etc. All the moves to defile cultures and institutions and to destroy human beings at all levels of civilization.

This is what is playing out.

If you begin to think in terms of everything in this physical realm having an analogue in the spiritual realm you can begin to see it all more clearly.

There is much in the Bible that remains opaque to Christians simply because putting two and two together requires a vision (and recognition to begin with) of the supernatural realm (not to mention sin itself) that is considered "wacky" by the usual suspects in Christian environments (shallow, world-fearing seminary graduates, pastors, elders, teachers, professors) that people get dissuaded and stay shallow.

Faith hath a piercing eye to see into the spiritual realms, saith the Puritan of yore.

An example: in the physical realm homosexuals are just two people of the same gender having sexual relations of one kind or another. Yet in the spiritual realm two male homosexuals are engaging in a Satanic ritual of feces eating; and two female homosexuals are engaging in a Satanic ritual of blood drinking. These activities (not to even mention the boundary crossing and rebellion against God's ways) open up the individuals in question to Satanic influence and bondage. In the physical realm you may not see the effect of this in the homosexuals' everyday lives, but usually if you can get a longer and more under-the-surface glimpse into their lives and mental and emotional and spiritual states you will see their darker sides. Their treatment of children, for instance; or their love of baby killing, if even just in the form of advocating for extreme positions on abortion. Also their recruiting of vulnerable youth into their homosexual lifestyles. Their politics, their choice of entertainment (or what they consider entertaining), their stunted emotional development, lack of maturity in general, a thousand different ways you'll see the manifestation of their dark lifestyle in their more private world. Certainly where you won't see these sides of them is when they are presenting themselves to the public with intent to defend their lifestyle. This is just one example of how to see the connections between the physical realm and the spiritual realm.

We live amidst supernatural evil of the most cartoonish variety. We stay asleep to it though because awakening to it is psychologically and emotionally depressing if not crushing. Just look how the mainstream media blanks out the evil of children being crucified in the Middle East but will jump and scream with indignation and rage that somebody in the White House praised Ivanka's shoe line. Mainstream media types are not just giving evil a pass but are demonstrating how we as humans tend to want to not be awake to blatant evil all around us.

4.22.2017

The Challenge of Islam According to the Reformers



In expounding Daniel 9, Martin Luther noted that among others, the prophet Daniel was talking about the Muslim Turks, who at that time were invading Europe: "In the latter part of their reign, when rebels have become completely wicked, a stern-faced king, a master of intrigue will arise. He will become very strong, but not by his own power. He will cause astounding devastation … He will cause deceit to prosper and he will consider himself superior. When they feel secure, he will destroy many and take his stand against the Prince of princes. Yet he will be destroyed, but not by human power." Daniel 9: 23 – 25

Luther wrote that the "two regimes, that of the Pope and that of the Turk, are … antichrist."

John Calvin in a sermon on Deuteronomy 18:15 maintained that Muhammad was one of "the two horns of antichrist."

In his commentaries on Daniel (7: 7 – 18), Calvin put forward the theory that the Muslim Turks were the little horn that sprang up from the beast. As the Turks had conquered much of the old Roman Empire, much of the prophecies concerning Rome could apply to the Muslim world. Islam was one of the two legs of the later Roman Empire described in Daniel 2.

Commenting on Daniel 11:37, Calvin wrote that Muhammad "allowed to men the brutal liberty of chastising their wives and thus he corrupted that conjugal love and fidelity which binds the husband to the wife … Mohamet allowed full scope to various lusts – by permitting a man to have a number of wives … Mohamet invented a new form of religion." (Commentaries on the Book of the Prophet Daniel – John Calvin).

Luther noted that Christ warned about false prophets coming from the desert (Matthew 24: 24 – 26) and this certainly included Muhammad.

Commenting on 2 Thessalonians 2: 3 – 12, Calvin wrote that … "the sect of Mohammad was like a raging overflow, which in its violence tore away about half of the church."

In his commentary on 1 John 2: 18 – 23, Calvin states that the Turks "have a mere idol in place of God."

Luther observed from 1 John 2: 18 – 22 and 4: 1 – 3, "Who is the liar? It is the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a man is the antichrist – he denies the Father and the Son." 1 John 2: 22, that the Mohammadans deny both the Fatherhood of God and the Deity of Christ – hence they are liars. They testify against the truth of God’s Word.

On 1 John 4: 3 – 6: "but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus, is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist … this is how we recognise the spirit of truth and the spirit of falsehood", Calvin noted that "Mohammad too asserts that he has drawn his dreams only from Heaven … False spirits claim the Name of God."

Luther observed that the Muslim Turks want "to eradicate the Christians."

The 1637 Calvinist Dordt Bible in Dutch, comments on Revelation 16:12 that the Muslim nations of the East would still unite with one another in a Pan-Islamic Jihad against the West.

The 1643 Westminster Assembly’s "Larger Catechism" calls on Christians to ... "pray, that the kingdom of sin and Satan may be destroyed, that the Gospel propagated throughout the world …" It’s "Directory for the Public Worship of God" instructs congregations to "pray for the propagation of the Gospel and Kingdom of Christ to all nations, for the conversion of the Jews, the fullness of the gentiles, the fall of antichrist, and the deliverance of the distressed Churches abroad from the tyranny of the antiChristian faction, and from the cruel oppression and blasphemies of the Turk."

Commenting on Rev. 9: 1 – 11, the Dutch Dordt Bible of 1637 suggests that Muhammad is "Apollyon" (which is Greek for the Hebrew word "Abaddon" which means destroyer) and the army of locusts and scorpions are the Arab and Saracen armies which wage Jihad in Muhammad’s name.

In his Institutes (Book 2, chapter 6:4), Calvin writes: "So today the Turks, although they proclaim at the top of their lungs that the Creator of Heaven and earth is God, still, while repudiating Christ, substitute an idol in the place of the true God."

Jonathan Edwards, the first President of Princeton University, wrote in his "A History of the Work of Redemption." "The two great works of the devil which he … wrought against the Kingdom of Christ are … his Anti-Christian (Romish or Papal) and Mahometan (Muslim or Islamic) kingdoms … which have been, and still are, two kingdoms of great extent and strength. Both together swallow … up the Ancient Roman Empire; the (Papal) kingdom of Antichrist swallowing up the Western Empire, and Satan’s Mahometan kingdom the Eastern Empire … In the Book of Revelation (chapters 16 – 20) … it is in the destruction of these that the glorious victory of Christ at the introduction of the glorious times of the Church, will mainly consist…"

In a sermon on 2 Timothy 1:3, Calvin explained: "The Turks at this day, can allege and say for themselves: ‘We serve God from our ancestors!’ … It is a good while ago since Mahomet gave them the cup of his devilish dreams to drink, and they got drunk with them. It is about a thousand years since those cursed hellhounds were made drunk with their follies … Let us be wise and discreet! … For otherwise, we shall be like the Turks and Heathen!" (Sermons on Timothy and Titus – John Calvin).

Calvin pointed out that the reign of antichrist will be destroyed by the Word of God (2 Thessalonians 2:8). "Paul does not think that Christ will accomplish this in a single moment … Christ will scatter the darkness in which antichrist will reign, by the rays which He will emit before His coming – just as the sun, before becoming visible to us, chases away the darkness of the night with its bright light.

"This victory of the Word will therefore be seen in the World. For ‘the Breath (or Spirit) of His Mouth’ means simply His Word … as in Isaiah 11:4, the passage to which Paul appears to be alluding … It is a notable commendation of true and sound doctrine that it is represented as being sufficient to put an end to all ungodliness, and as destined at all times to be victorious over all devices of Satan. It is also a commendation when … a little further on … the preaching of this doctrine, is referred to as Christ’s ‘coming’ to us." (Commentary on Second Thessalonians - John Calvin).

"The Kingdoms of the world have become the Kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign for ever and ever." Revelation 11:15

"All nations will come and worship before You …" Revelation 15:4

"The desert tribes will bow before Him and His enemies will lick the dust ... All kings will bow down to Him and all nations will serve Him." Psalm 72: 9-11

From here; which was linked from this excellent website out of South Africa.

4.20.2017

A different approach to studying and using historical writing that values the unity of truth

I say that "values the unity of truth" because these days historians, or so-called historians, consider truth to be relative or some kind of 'power play' perpetuated by mostly white people and Christian western culture and civilization. We just have to stick with and engage older historians these days, for the most part, which isn't a horrible thing anyway. Time-vetted historical works are obviously valuable in many deep ways, it goes without saying...

Until roughly the 1930s, American higher education was based on what was explicitly called “the unity of Truth”—“ the conviction that all truths agreed and ultimately could be related to one another in a single system,” writes Harvard historian Julie Reuben.

Pearcey, Nancy. Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and Other God Substitutes (p. 153). David C. Cook. Kindle Edition.

In addition to the above paragraph the unity of truth also means truth doesn't evolve or change with the time. What was truth for 5th century Athens is truth for people today in any part of the world.

So here's an approach to world history that gets at foundational elements that give unique understanding of human nature, the ways of the world, the nature of power, and even current psychological phenomena.

Study the five main cities in world history:

1. Jerusalem
2. Athens
3. Rome
4. London
5. Washington

Not really just the 'cities' but what they represent. In most cases they represent an empire of one type or another. I guess in all cases. And because they represent empire their influence in the world and through time - until our very own time - gives added dimension to getting understanding from history.

For Jerusalem we have the Bible.

For Athens we have her own classic historians such as Thucydides.

For Rome we have Edward Gibbon.

For London there are many histories of the British Empire. I read Niall Ferguson's Empire which I can recommend highly. It's not politically-correct, and I got some of the understanding of psychological phenomena that is current that I mentioned above from this book. For instance a lot of the interplay between the races, especially black vs. white, but lately all the races (because they've all learned it now). How black people play on white guilt, for instance. Why our world looks the way it is currently. Much of this has to do with consequences of actions committed by the British around the world. And to a lesser extent other European countries, but mostly the British and their Empire. The United States, unfortunately, seems to get all the blame nowadays for what other European countries and the British Empire did.

For Washington (or just American history) there is Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America and the epic three volume History of the American People by Samuel Eliot Morison.

For tyranny you can go to Paris and France's archetypal Satanic revolution. Then to fill that out further and see an empire development of that darkness go to Moscow/Saint Petersburg.

4.09.2017

Take advantage of the old pedagogues

Every Christian should read Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Not because, as some did in the past, to match historical events with the Book of Revelation (Historicism) but to see the patterns of history nevertheless (which does help with reading Revelation). To also get a general, classic presentation of the nature of power and the nature of human nature itself. To get perspective and understanding from where we stand in history and in the events of our own country and culture and civilization.

Since, though, Roman history is divided into three main sections: the Kingdom; the Republic; and the Empire; it may be useful, before reading Gibbon (which gives a complete history of the third section, the Empire) to glance through the Kingdom and Republic parts.

For that there is a book written in 1885 by an American educator and founder of a college (a pedagogue with interest in educating young people with easy-to-read yet serious overviews of various subject matter, a type of writer that seemed prominent in the 19th century) named Arthur Gilman. He wrote a book titled The Story of Rome from the Earliest Times to the End of the Republic. See, he gives the Kingdom and the Republic part of Roman history. Gibbon covers the Empire from there.

You can find Gilman's book for free at Amazon's Kindle store (and probably at other internet sites that have old books in electronic formats). It's free, it's well-written, it's worth it.

Along the same lines there is a similar writer from the same century, though in this case an Englishman, who wrote an incredibly helpful book on the Peloponnesian War. Reading Thucydides is a difficult task. It's difficult to envision the geography and events and timeline of the action. The book I'm talking about is by H. L. Havell titled Stories from Thucydides. The title makes it sound like a book written for children, but it's not. It's a good 400 pages and follows Thucydides' history closely, but just narrates it in a way that makes the entire narrative easy to envision and get perspective on. If you've read through Thucydides once, as I have, and then you read this book there will be a lot of 'Ah's and "OK, now I see" and so forth. It really is a necessary book to get understanding of Thucydides classic history. Not even modern books written with the intent of making Thucydides easier to grasp come close to the usefulness and competence of this book. Well worth looking for. It's free too at Amazon Kindle or any other site that has free, old books in electronic formats.

PS: Another similar writer from the 19th century is Alfred John Church, or A. J. Church. He may be focused on younger people, but it's a similar vein.