Apostolic Succession

This article will answer the question of “Apostolic Succession,” what it is, who has claimed it for themselves, and who it rightfully belongs to.

Jesus warned to watch out for “false prophets/teachers who come to you as wolves in sheep’s clothing.” The Book of Revelation states that the “whole world” has been deceived by a certain religious entity who is the “Mother” of them all. Let’s take a closer look at this and see what it all means.

Roman Pontifex Maximus claims succession to Christ

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Can You Spy a False Prophet?

Jesus and the Apostles warned often of “false prophets.”  In the Book of Deuteronomy, Moses spoke of false prophets.  Who were they talking about?  Meanwhile, there are legitimate prophets like Moses, Jesus, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, the Apostles and many more.  What is a prophet and how can you tell a false prophet apart from the one you should actually listen to?  Let’s take a look.

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The Mystery of the Black Madonna

Worship of a Black Madonna, Mother-Goddess goes back to ancient times and has been fused into the majority of cultures globally. The origins of this are highly contested among scholars. This article will finally solve the Mystery of the Black Madonna: where and who it came from. But whether it’s white or black, it’s the same image. Syncretism is the practice of combining or fusing different forms of belief or worship into one, i.e. Greco-Roman.

The feast day of the so-called “Black Madonna of Czestochowa” (Poland) is celebrated on Sunday, August 26th. Roman Pontiffs have recognized and venerated this icon for centuries.

Black Madonna of Poland
The Black Madonna of Czestochowa

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The Cardinal’s Sins

Clerical Sex Abuse CartoonThe Roman Catholic Church has been rocked, once again, by revelations of atrocious crimes committed by the clergy and Cardinals.  The  Pennsylvania Grand Jury Investigation Report documents the latest revelations.  Stop and read the report introduction.  It can be found here for download or here to read online.  Some of the main takeaways are as follows:

  • The Roman Catholic Church acted as if following “a playbook for concealing the truth.”1Reference page 3 of the introduction.  Members from the FBI National Center for Analysis of Violent Crimes assisted with this determination.
  • The Church has put its reputation above the welfare of children.
  • The Church does not and has not followed Civil Laws by failing to report predator priests to law enforcement.

With this in mind, consider the structure of the Roman Catholic Church.  The “pope” or Pontifex Maximus is at the top, followed by the red hat Cardinals.  There are currently 224 Cardinals, of which 16 reside in the United States.

The Pope selects the Cardinals.  Likewise, the Cardinals elect the Pope.   Birds of a feather, flock together.  

These 225 leaders “shepherd” 1.2 billion Catholics worldwide.  That congregation includes A LOT of children.  It is time to look deeper into these unclean birds.  What is going on and above all, where is God?!

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Ancient Roman Holidays – Two for One

There are two Roman holidays being celebrated on this day, but where did they come from and what do they mean? The Prophets of God have been warning Israel for a very long time how they provoke God to anger by participating in such “holy days.”  Let’s take a look and see why:

Ferr-agosto is a Roman holiday celebrated in Italy on the “ides of August.” It coincides with the major Roman Catholic Religion feast of the “Assumption of the Virgin.” After a 2-week fast, it’s a time for Italians to go to the beach before summer ends.

Ferragosta comes from the Latin, Feriah Augusti (the festivals of the Emperor, Caesar Augustus, 63 BC – 14 AD) which was introduced back in 18 BC.

Caesar Augustus - August is named for him
“And it came to pass in those days that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.”     Luke 2:1

Augustus’ predecessor, Julius Caesar had been elected Pontifex Maximus in 63 BCE. Augustus inherited the role about the time of Christ. The Pontifex Maximus, or the Roman high priest, was assumed by the Roman Catholic Pontiff.

Pontifex Maximus of the Roman Religion
Pontifex Maximus – from Caesar to Papal Pontiff

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Deception: The Moral Failure of Religious Institutions

The Religious section of the News used to tell of services provided and charitable deeds of congregants. But now, nothing but scandal, war stories, child abuse/rape, suicide bombings, financial embezzlement, money laundering, idolatry, LGBT parades, protests, disputes, intolerance, discrimination, deception, death and the general ‘moral failure’ of the leaders of all religious institutions. None do good, no not one!

The Wages of Sin…

“Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.” Rom 1:32

The Roman pontiff is now on a mission to completely abolish the death penalty in all countries in all cases. He told the crowd at the Vatican: “The commandment “You shall not kill,” has absolute value and applies to both the innocent and the guilty.” He’s saying that no matter how grievous the crime, someone never loses his or her human dignity. Deception: he has taken The Jesuit Extreme Oath to exterminate all Protestants and heretics from the face of the earth!  The Jesuits have long been an influence on government.

Reeling from scandal with waves of horror

Many articles begin by pointing out that the Vatican is “reeling” from all the scandalous behavior being revealed by their clergy in years past. Deception: The hierarchy has said all along they didn’t know anything about it, but the fact is that it has been common knowledge among the hierarchy who has covered it all up and shuffled pedophile priests around the globe. You can only sweep so much under the carpet before the lumps become visible or you can smell the stink. Now stories of the highly placed Theodore Cardinal McCarrick’s (of Washington DC) sexual abuse is “sending waves of horror through the Church.” The pope knew all about it! He happens to be a fellow Jesuit with the pope who once said proudly that his colleagues in the church are “word-smiths.” What did he mean by that?

Fornicates with the Rulers of the Earth!
Disgraced Cardinal McCarrick with President George W. Bush and Supreme Court Justice John Roberts at the annual “Red Mass” for judges, lawyers, law school professors, law students and government officials.

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What the heck is a “Religious Liberty Task Force”?

On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of a Religious Liberty Task Force. It’s purpose is to ensure that the Justice Department is prioritizing the rights of religious people and groups in its policies and legal battles by enforcing his “religious liberty” memo issued last October.

I’m visualizing black clad commandos rappelling from Black Hawk helicopters into Planned Parenthood clinics.  Ok, so that is probably not how it will go down, but like all politics this is just smoke and mirrors covering a hidden agenda. You’re probably thinking “Hey, I want religious liberty”, but ask yourself this, whose religion and at what cost? This is Jeff Sessions’ “religious liberty” memo which means his belief and his religion are the focus. The Attorney General’s job is to protect all liberties and stay out of religion.  Remember the separation of church and state? Continue reading “What the heck is a “Religious Liberty Task Force”?”

Jesus is Not God

Jesus is not God.  Jesus, more accurately known as Y’hoshua, is a son or child of God, one of many.  Most “Christian” religions teach that Jesus and God are one and the same.  Jesus himself said otherwise.  Where?

 “…Why call you me good? there is none good but one, that is, God…”  Matthew 19:17

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Jezebel – Influential over the Governing Powers

Jezebel, the False Prophetess

Jezebel, described in the Book of Revelation by Jesus as: “that woman which calls herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols…” Even though Jezebel was a woman who existed many years before Christ, she was a shadow of an entity he prophesied to come. One who “commits fornication with the kings or rulers of the earth.” (Revelation 17 & 18) “How much she has glorified herself… for she says in her heart, I sit a queen… I shall see no sorrow.” Just as Jezebel had an army of the “Prophets of Baal,” this one also has an army of priests and prophets who do her bidding, serve and “eat at her table.”

Priests of the Virgin Mother-Goddess
Priests of Baal and Ashtoreth

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The Fourth of July – A Day of Mourning for America

This year marks the 242nd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The founding fathers were fed up with King George of England and his tyrannical way of governing the English colonies from “across the pond.” To declare independence was a treasonous act against George but it proved to be a courageous act for the benefit of America and Liberty and Justice was proclaimed to the captives!

Declaration Committee
Declaration Committee: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams Benjamin Franklin, Robert Livingston and Roger Sherman

High Cost of Celebration

Since then, the country goes into overdrive to celebrate this day in history with parades, band concerts, bar-b-ques and fireworks. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend more than $7 billion on cookouts and other celebrations. All done without a thought to those who risked their lives for the freedom to do so.

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