Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Because there is no Satan in reality does not mean that there are no Satanists.
Our modern scientific world does not believe in a supernatural devil.
Devil worship is thought to be a fringe phenomenon that does not have much influence on our society.
My contention, however, is that there are many famous rock stars, celebrities, and sportsmen who believe in the devil and have sold their souls for fame and fortune and a rock star reception.
Most of them are following the rock legends of the 1960s and 1970s who practised covert Satanism as set out by Aleister Crowley in his writings.
This is perceived to have been so successful that many have been tempted to follow in their footsteps.
And the reason that their cover-ups work so well is precisely because we don't believe in the devil.
But how does it work if there is no devil?
If you look at the writings of Aleister Crowley and others you will find that they claim that the serpent (Kundalini) of Yoga is Satan and the mind powers which develop by taking drugs in combination with practising Yoga are in the power of the devil.
This, of course, is metaphysical sleight of hand.
But many choose to believe it out of greed and lust.
The mind powers that develop work through the collective unconscious directly and indirectly through backtracking and subliminal images.
Their influence is entirely negative (backwards).
So young people who walk around with earplugs in listening to their music day and night are being poisoned and crippled.
They aspire to sex, and money, and evil.
Generations have suffered intensely from their influence through drugs, divorce, suicide, and atheism.
It is not possible to make sense out of our modern world unless you realize that this evil influence is affecting everyone.
It is negative, it is isolating, and it kills.
It corrupts those in power.
And it preys on the vulnerable.
It scapegoats minorities.
And it blames the Church.
Have you noticed that since the 1960s Church attendances have been dropping?
Now, 50 years later, the churches are empty.
This phenomenon is the direct result of Satanism in rock music and the popular culture.
It affects you subconsciously so you are unaware of its influence.
In fact you will deny it and defend the culprits.
Open your eyes!
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Tuesday, 18 July 2017
Satanism is built on a foundation of dualism.
The whole philosophy of Satanism is based on the idea that reality is dualistic.
Iranian dualism contended that God (Ahura Mazda) created a world which was all life, light, and truth and the devil (Angra Mainyu) created a world which was all death, darkness, and falsehood; the real world was the result of the battle between these two conflicting forces.
These concepts infected Judaism during the Persian Empire and subsequently entered into Christian thinking.
The point being that if you think dualistically and God is all good then there must be a devil who is all evil.
But this is not necessarily the case.
God is transcendent - i.e. beyond sin and evil.
Sin and evil are not the creation of some supernatural devil but the result of human ignorance and fear.
So Satanism is built on sand.
Once humankind realizes that our dualistic thinking does not correspond to the reality then the dubious edifice of Satanism will collapse like a house of cards.
God (and reality) are holistic - i.e. everything is part of the whole which is God.
There is no need for a supernatural devil to explain sin and evil.
Human ignorance and fear are quite sufficient.
So my contention is that there is no devil in reality.
Only God's beautiful Love.
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Monday, 17 July 2017
Modern astrology consigns the three recently discovered celestial bodies - Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto - to rulership of the signs Aquarius, Pisces, and Scorpio respectively.
In ancient times the five planets: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn - each governed two signs - the night sign and the day sign.
The Sun and the Moon each ruled a single sign.
This leaves two signs - Virgo and Taurus - without their own rulers.
Mercury rules both Gemini and Virgo.
My contention is that Virgo should be ruled by the dwarf planet Ceres which is the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
My reasoning is that since Pluto has been demoted to the status of dwarf planet there is a precedent for dwarf planets ruling signs.
And Virgo, as an earth sign, is ideally suited to Ceres who was the Roman goddess of grains, the harvest, fertility, and motherhood.
She was the mother of Proserpine who was abducted by Pluto - another link to the dwarf planet Pluto.
Many of Ceres' attributes were later taken over by the Virgin Mary.
So my contention is that Ceres should be the modern ruler of Virgo.
This leaves Taurus, which is currently ruled by Venus, as is Libra.
Libra - as ruler of relationships, love, and marriage - seems the logical home for Venus.
Taurus the Bull is an earthy fertility sign arriving as it does at the height of Spring.
In ancient times the Spring Equinox was located in Taurus.
One possibility is that Taurus is ruled by the Earth itself as represented by the ancient Greek goddess Gaia who was the wife of the sky god Uranus.
Together they were called the grandparents of the gods because they gave birth to the Titans who preceded the Olympian gods.
This relates to the mythology of mother earth - fertility and abundance, flowers and fruit - all of which are very Taurean.
So there you have it.
The picture is complete.
Virgo is ruled by Ceres.
Taurus is ruled by the Earth.
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Sunday, 16 July 2017
The world will tell you to compete, achieve, climb; spend, consume, acquire; watch, listen, follow.....
Evil will ruin your relationships, isolate you, kill you.
But God will forgive you, bless you, love you.
And lead you into Eternal Life.
So turn off the media and turn to God.
He will deliver you.
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Saturday, 15 July 2017
There is Good News!
We are not condemned.
God does not punish us.
No one will perish.
God's mercy and forgiveness are available to everyone.
Gays and lesbians included!
There is a place in Heaven for everyone.
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Friday, 14 July 2017
When we look at the modern world with its materialism, its violence, its war, its racism, its homophobia, its evil.....
We can sometimes despair.
Where is the answer?
We have no say.
We have no power.
We have no time.
But God despairs with us.
What He asks of us is this:
Open your hearts!
Then the world will begin to be less cold, less cruel, less lonely.....
And God will say, "Here I am."
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Thursday, 13 July 2017
We are not born omniscient.
So it is inevitable that we will make mistakes and fall short of the ideal.
Therefore forgiveness is essential.
Without forgiveness there can be no progress.
Jesus said, "'Your sins are forgiven.'" Mark 2:9 (NRSV)
In his parables the king is always writing off debts.
So don't be afraid to make a mistake.
You will be forgiven.
And you might just learn something.
[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission. All rights reserved.]
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