"Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkenss for light, and light for darkness' that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!" Isa 5:20 KJV
Freemasonry is quite possibly the most visible of the religions of secular humanism, and yet, much is hidden within the walls of the Masonic lodges. The following quotes, for instance, taken directly from Masonic publications should serve to illustrate what goes on behind Masonic closed doors. I have personally been there, and was involved in Freemasonry for some time before I heeded the call of the Lord to leave the Lodge.
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THE PENALTY OF THE FIRST DEGREE - "I furthermore promise and swear to keep and perform the same without any equivocation or mental reservation in me whatever, binding myself under no less a penalty that that of having my throat cut from ear to ear, my tongue torn out by its roots and with my body buried in the rough sands of the sea, a cables length from shore, where the tide ebbs and flows twice in twenty-four hours, should I ever knowingly or willingly violate this my most solemn obligation as an Entered Apprentice, so help me God and keep me steadfast in the due performance of the same."
THE PENALTY OF THE SECOND DEGREE - "...having my left breast torn open, my heart taken thence, and given to the vultures of the air."
THE PENALTY OF THE THIRD DEGREE - "...having my body severed in twain, my bowels taken thence and with my body burned to ashes, and those ashes scattered to the four winds of heaven, so that there might remain no trace nor remembrance, no more forever, of so vile a wretch as I would be, should I ever knowingly or willingly violate this my most solemn obligation as a Master Mason, so help me God and keep me steadfast in the due performance of the same." (Adapted from the website of Jack Harris - see link below.)
Why is the pentagram one of the official symbols in Freemasonry?
There are many women involved in the Eastern Star, an organization for the female relatives of Masons. The inverted pentagram is their official emblem. The Masonic 'Adoptive Rite Ritual, a Book of Instruction' states that the purpose of the Eastern Star is "for inciting the influence of females towards the purposes of the Masonic institution..." One could wonder how many of these women are aware of Pike's comments towards the Square and Compass. How many of these women are aware that the Masonic book, 'History of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons, and Concordant Orders' states (on page 101)"When the Pentagram elevates two of it's points, it represents Satan, or the goat of the mysteries; and when it elevates one of its points only, it represents the Savior, goodness, virtue."? On page 49, it says, "This star represents God, all that is pure, virtuous, and good, when represented with one point upward: but when turned with one point down it represents Evil, all that is opposed to the good, pure, and virtuous; in fine, it represents the GOAT OF MENDES."
A very influential Freemason by the name of Manley Palmer Hall wrote another book entitled, 'An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy'. On page CIV, he writes, "When used in black magic, the pentagram is called the 'sign of the cloven hoof,' or the footprint of the Devil. The star with two points upward is also called the 'Goat of Mendes', because the inverted star is the same shape as the goat's head. When the upright star turns and the upper point falls to the bottom, it signifies the fall of the Morning Star."
As you can see, every woman who is adorned with the jewelry of the Eastern Star organization is wearing the emblem of the devil himself, according to official Masonic sources. How many of them are aware of this, do you suppose?
The following is from http://www.ephesians5-11.org/gllink.htm.
The Mysteries of Magic contains the following on page 428:
"What is more absurd and more impious than to attribute the name of Lucifer to the devil, that is, to personified evil. The intellectual Lucifer is the spirit of intelligence and love; it is the Paraclete, it is the Holy Spirit, while the physical Lucifer is the great agent of universal magnetism.
"To personify evil and exalt it into an intelligence which is the rival of God, into a being which can understand but love no more-this is a monstrous fiction. To believe that God permits this evil intelligence to deceive and destroy his feeble creatures is to make God more wicked than the devil. By depriving the devil of the possibility of love and repentance, God forces him to do evil. Moreover a spirit of error and falsehood can only be a folly which thinks, nor does it deserve indeed the name of spirit. The devil is God's antithesis, and if we define God as He who is [then] we must define His opposite as he who is not."
Why do Masons swear bloody oaths of allegiance to "the Craft" (another Wiccan term) to the point that their "tongue be torn from it's roots", "throat be slit from ear to ear", "eyeball be pierced to the center with a three-edged blade", "head smote off", "body severed in twain and buried in the rough sands of the sea where the tide ebbs and flows twice in twenty four hours", etc.?
In America, every member of the Shrine swears an oath that 'Allah' is the god of their fathers when they enter the shrine. Is this something Christian men should do? How many of them know that the fez they wear is symbolic of the fact that in a town called Fez in Morocco many thousands of Christians were massacred by Moslems? Men, women and children were put to the sword. Afterward, the Moslems dipped their turbans in the blood of the Christians as a badge of honor for having killed Christians for Allah. Is this fez something Shriners should be proud to wear?
After the murder by Masons of Captain Morgan (a Mason who broke his Masonic vows by writing a tell-all book in the 1800's) there was a huge political upheaval in this nation where over 70% of all Masonic temples were disbanded. Thousands came out of this organization and much of the 'secrets' of the lodge were revealed and read into court ledgers to the astonishment of many. There are many who are leaving the lodge today, some in high office in the fraternity, who are making the ritual known openly thus making public even today what the Masons claim are 'secret' rituals when in truth there are no longer any secrets at all in the lodge.
How is it that "the Craft" has rebuilt itself to over 2.5 million members in America today? Where has the Church been? There are millions of men and women worldwide who are caught in the web of deceit that is the Masonic organization and some of them are even in our pulpits. Learn how you can help these people shed their spiritual blindness and see the real Worshipful Master: Jesus Christ. Read more about this in the sites listed below.
Freemasonry allows any man to join so long as he has a faith in a higher being or 'higher power' which is usually stated as "God". By this definition Satanists as well as Christians can become members and be welcomed as your 'brother'. Since Satan is the declared enemy of God in Scripture, this means there are two people worshipping two opposite gods. Which one are you following, and how can you be sure, since Masonry teaches that all ways to Heaven are equally good and all are worshipping the same god but using different names? Think carefully.
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