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Friday, October 13, 2017

The Seal of Solomon

Before we continue I just wanted to say this up front.  We are about to take a trip down a rabbit hole that may seem absurd and unbelievable to just about everyone.  This is because there is a widespread deception at work that has pulled the wool over the eyes of millions.  Absolutely none of what follows in this article is meant or intended to inflame hatred towards Catholics, Jews or any other person of faith.  As you will hopefully see, the deception at work here has the potential to affect every denomination in the Judo-Christian tradition.  Those who are ignorantly suffering under this deception are not the enemy, they are the victims.  Let us be absolutely clear that the true enemy is the one behind the curtain who is casting this spell.  My intent with this post is to lift the veil of this lie and shine a light of truth into the darkness where it hides.  My hope is that after you read this your eyes will be wide open to the spell of deception that is at work everywhere in the world around you.

The Seal of Solomon
1 Kings 11: 4-6
In Solomon’s old age, they turned his heart to worship other gods instead of being completely faithful to the Lord his God, as his father, David, had been. Solomon worshiped Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Sidonians, and Molech, the detestable god of the Ammonites. In this way, Solomon did what was evil in the Lord’s sight; he refused to follow the Lord completely, as his father, David, had done.

In my last post I mentioned a curious hexagram symbol that Mayer Amschel Bauer (Rothschild) placed on the sign of his counting house. Today I would like to take a deeper look into the origin of symbol.  Are you ready for a trip down the rabbit hole?

This symbol widely known as the "Star of David" would later, due to the Rothschild led Zionist movement, become widely used throughout the Jewish faith in Europe.  The Zionist movement sought to re-establish a Jewish homeland in the historic land of Israel.  But how could the Rothschilds influence the millions of Jews in Europe to leave the comfort of their homes and businesses and move in mass to this homeland?  How about widespread persecution as a result of a great world war?  Remember how the Jewish Guardians of the Vatican Treasury, the Rothschilds, were the money behind all of the world powers during World War II?  Well there was also another agenda at work here besides putting the great superpowers in their debt and breaking into the Russian economy.  Following the holocaust of World War II it is no coincidence that this symbol would be forever burned into the world's collective memory as representing the Jewish faith.

However, it is very important to note that this is NOT a true Hebrew Jewish symbol signifying faith in the one true God.  Let's see what the wiki page has to say about this symbol. 

Unlike the menorah, the Lion of Judah, the shofar and the lulav, the Star of David was never a uniquely Jewish symbol, although it had been used in that way as a printer's colophon since the sixteenth century. During the 19th century the symbol began to proliferate among the Jewish communities of Eastern Europe, ultimately being used among the Jewish communities in the Pale of Settlement. The earliest Jewish usage of the symbol was inherited from medieval Arabic literature by Kabbalists for use in talismanic protective amulets (segulot) where it was known as a Seal of Solomon.

William F. Dankenbring also writes:

A Jewish Orthodox internet website tells us:  “The Magen David (shield of David, or as it is more commonly known, the Star of David) is the symbol most commonly associated with Judaism today, but it is actually a relatively new Jewish symbol. It is supposed to represent the shape of King David’s shield (or perhaps the emblem on it), but there is really no support for that claim in any early rabbinic literature. In fact, the symbol is so rare in early Jewish literature and artwork that art dealers suspect forgery if they find the symbol in early works...

...In the 17th century, it became a popular practice to put Magen Davids on the outside of  Jewish synagogues to identify them as Jewish houses of worship in much the same way that a cross identified a Christian house of worship.
The so-called “Star of David” gained popularity as a symbol of Judaism when it was adopted as the emblem of the Zionist movement in 1897, but the symbol continued to be very controversial for many years. When the modern state of Israel was founded in 1948, there was much debate over whether this symbol should be used on the flag.

Also known as the Seal of Solomon, this symbol was said to have been engraved in his signet ring which gave Solomon the power to summon and control demons or djinn. According to the wiki page its origins stem from Arabic Kabbalism (Mysticism / Magic) where it was used in talismanic rituals.  This talisman was used throughout the medieval and Renaissance-era in satanic magic, occultism and alchemic rituals.  This brings a whole new level of meaning to the horrors that the holocaust inflicted on the Jewish people.  Not only do we see the brutal torture and genocide of an entire people, but also an infiltration and corruption of their faith.

Leviticus 19:31
Do not defile yourselves by turning to mediums or to those who consult the spirits of the dead. I am the Lord your God.

Leviticus 20:6
I will also turn against those who commit spiritual prostitution by putting their trust in mediums or in those who consult the spirits of the dead. I will cut them off from the community.

However, we are not done with this rabbit hole yet.  This symbol can be traced all the way back to the original mystery Babylon attributed to the first known civilization: the Sumerians.

 Leviticus 18:7
Do not violate your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; you must not have sexual relations with her.

You remember the original Babylon and the tower of Babel right?  This culture was founded by a "great hunter and man of renown" Nimrod.  He was Noah's great grandson.  He also murdered his own father and took his mother Semiramis as his wife.  Nimrod (also known as Baal, Molech, Ra, Sol-Invictus) and Semiramis (also known as Ashtoreth, Ishtar, Isis, Venus) were infamous for beginning the practice of child sacrifice and sacred prostitution.  They also set themselves up as the deities of their culture with Nimrod as the sun god of illumination and enlightenment and Semiramis as the mother of god and womb of all creation.  Semiramis was also the goddess of  fertility, sexuality, and war.  One of the symbols commonly associated with her was a star within a circle (pentagram) indicating the planet Venus.  Nimrod in his various forms is typically depicted as a golden bull with horns that encompass a sun disk.  Because of the example their god and goddess set, Babylon was full of all kinds of perverse, incestuous, sexual immorality.  All of the additional commands in Leviticus beyond the 10 commandments, which addressed in detail the conduct of the Hebrews, were given by God as a direct result of the influence of the Babylon culture that had infiltrated into the Hebrew faith.  Still despite the Lord's commands, centuries later, Nimrod and Semiramis (Ashtoreth and Molech) ended up being the very god and goddess that turned Solomon away from true faith, thus angering the one true God.

Leviticus 18:21
Do not permit any of your children to be offered as a sacrifice to Molech, for you must not bring shame on the name of your God. I am the Lord.

The more modern manifestation of this form of sun and mother goddess worship can be found here:

Mary, mother of god and the Catholic eucharist
Jeremiah 32:34-35
They have set up their abominable idols right in my own Temple, defiling it. They have built pagan shrines to Baal in the valley of Ben-Hinnom, and there they sacrifice their sons and daughters to Molech. I have never commanded such a horrible deed; it never even crossed my mind to command such a thing. What an incredible evil, causing Judah to sin so greatly!

Does this seem too far fetched and absurd to be true to you?  I mean the Catholic church worshiping pagan gods...really?!  Just last night I opened up my NLT study bible to a random verse.  I love doing that because it seems God always finds a way to show me through His word the exact kernel of truth that I need in that moment.  It is such a powerful reassurance for me of His presence in my life.  Anyway, this was the section it opened to.

Jeremiah 2:5-9
Listen to the word of the Lord, people of Jacob—all you families of Israel! This is what the Lord says:
“What did your ancestors find wrong with me
    that led them to stray so far from me?
They worshiped worthless idols,
    only to become worthless themselves.
They did not ask, ‘Where is the Lord
    who brought us safely out of Egypt
and led us through the barren wilderness—
    a land of deserts and pits,
a land of drought and death,
    where no one lives or even travels?’
“And when I brought you into a fruitful land
    to enjoy its bounty and goodness,
you defiled my land and
    corrupted the possession I had promised you.
The priests did not ask,
    ‘Where is the Lord?’
Those who taught my word ignored me,
    the rulers turned against me,
and the prophets spoke in the name of Baal,
    wasting their time on worthless idols.
Therefore, I will bring my case against you,”
    says the Lord.
“I will even bring charges against your children’s children
    in the years to come.

Pay attention to that last verse "I will even bring charges against your children's children in the years to come."  Why would God punish the children for the sins of their fathers?  Unless of course, their children's children were still succumbing to the same temptation of Baal worship.  After I read this passage I looked in the notes section of my study bible.  Here is what it said about Baal worship:

"Baal was the chief male god of the Canaanite religion.  Baal was the god of fertility.  Worship of Baal included animal sacrifice and sacred prostitution (male and female) in the high places.  Jezebel, the wife of King Ahab, introduced Baal worship into the northern kingdom, and eventually it spread to Judah.  The sexual orientation of this worship was a constant temptation to the Israelites, who were called to be holy."

Did you catch that part about Jezebel?  Do you remember where she is also mentioned in the bible?

Revelation 2:18-29
“Write this letter to the angel of the church in Thyatira. This is the message from the Son of God, whose eyes are like flames of fire, whose feet are like polished bronze:
“I know all the things you do. I have seen your love, your faith, your service, and your patient endurance. And I can see your constant improvement in all these things.

“But I have this complaint against you. You are permitting that woman—that Jezebel who calls herself a prophet—to lead my servants astray. She teaches them to commit sexual sin and to eat food offered to idols. I gave her time to repent, but she does not want to turn away from her immorality.

“Therefore, I will throw her on a bed of suffering, and those who commit adultery with her will suffer greatly unless they repent and turn away from her evil deeds. I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am the one who searches out the thoughts and intentions of every person. And I will give to each of you whatever you deserve.

“But I also have a message for the rest of you in Thyatira who have not followed this false teaching (‘deeper truths,’ as they call them—depths of Satan, actually). I will ask nothing more of you except that you hold tightly to what you have until I come.  
To all who are victorious, who obey me to the very end,
To them I will give authority over all the nations.
They will rule the nations with an iron rod
    and smash them like clay pots.

They will have the same authority I received from my Father, and I will also give them the morning star!

“Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches."

Biblical scholars have studied these letters to the churches in depth.  What they have discovered is these letters not only speak to a specific church that existed in John's time, but also are a prophetic message to a specific span of time in the evolution of Christ's church.  This particular letter speaks to the medieval Roman Catholic church from 600-1500 A.D.  But Catholic Priests and Nuns are celibate you say?  Abstinence is just the opposite extreme from promiscuous sexual immorality.  In reality they are opposing sides of the same coin.  What happens when you bottle up and permanently repress all that natural sexual energy instead of expressing it as God intended within the context of a healthy monogamous God blessed marriage?  Well it inevitably finds its way to the surface and can expresses itself in very unhealthy ways.  Paints a bit of a different picture on the widespread reports of the child molestation by Catholic priests these days, doesn't it?  Where do all the priests who have been charged with these crimes go?  The certainly don't get prosecuted and thrown in jail.  No, the Vatican simply moves them to another part of the globe.  Get ready because this rabbit hole doesn't end yet.

Do you remember the construction of the Tower of Babel in Genesis 11.  This tower was commissioned by Nimrod and Semiramis.  It was a human attempt to reach into heaven by their own power and make it manifest on earth.  The cult of Baphomet, worshipers of the black "sun", are identified today with our modern day image of Satan.  In the very same manner and symbolism of the tower of babel, their mantra states "As above, so below"  It is also not a coincidence that the hexagram symbol of the seal of Solomon can be separated into two pyramid shaped triangles (or towers) that mirror each other.  This mirror image symbolism is commonly used by the cult of Baphoment to represent the statement "As above, so below".  It points directly to the tower of babel and its original intent of dethroning and replacing God with man.

Statue of Peter in St. Peter's Basilica

Salvator Mundi (Savior of the World) by Leonardo DaVinci
 Genesis 11:1-9
At one time all the people of the world spoke the same language and used the same words. As the people migrated to the east, they found a plain in the land of Babylonia and settled there.
They began saying to each other, “Let’s make bricks and harden them with fire.” (In this region bricks were used instead of stone, and tar was used for mortar.) Then they said, “Come, let’s build a great city for ourselves with a tower that reaches into the sky. This will make us famous and keep us from being scattered all over the world.”
But the Lord came down to look at the city and the tower the people were building. “Look!” he said. “The people are united, and they all speak the same language. After this, nothing they set out to do will be impossible for them! Come, let’s go down and confuse the people with different languages. Then they won’t be able to understand each other.”
In that way, the Lord scattered them all over the world, and they stopped building the city. That is why the city was called Babel, because that is where the Lord confused the people with different languages. In this way he scattered them all over the world.

There was a much deeper meaning and reason behind why God confused the language of Babylon and scattered the people.  Lets keep exploring this symbolism to find out what it is.  In the image of Baphomet above you may notice that the body has characteristics of both male (the phallic shape sticking up from the crotch with a sun like disk at the head and intertwined with twin serpents) and female (woman's breasts on a man's body and the pentegram symbol representing venus on the forehead). In these satanic mystery schools this symbolism represents a union of the sacred feminine with the sacred masculine into the form of the "divine man".  Going back to the two pyramids that comprise the Seal of Solomon, the top inverted pyramid represents the sacred feminine and it is no coincidence that it is in the shape of a woman's reproductive system.  The sacred feminine is considered to be the womb of the universe from which they believe all creation was conceived.  And the phallic like bottom pyramid represents the sacred masculine.  The quest of man to achieve enlightenment and godhood through union with the sacred feminine.  The unification of these two pyramids in this seal of Solomon quite literally represent the union of the sacred masculine and sacred feminine (Nimrod and Semiramis), in order to concieve the "divine man" aka: their son Tammuz.   The "divine man" having very androgenous charictaristics of both male and female just like in DaVinci's depiction above.  Are you starting to understand why sexual immorality was so prevalent in these pagan cultures.  Sacred prostitution was fundamental to their religious beliefs as was gender confusion.  This is also why it was so tempting to the Israelites and why God continually calls Israel a prostitute when they turn to worshiping false idols (Read Hosea).

Ezekiel 8:12-18
Then the Lord said to me, “Son of man, have you seen what the leaders of Israel are doing with their idols in dark rooms? They are saying, ‘The Lord doesn’t see us; he has deserted our land!’” Then the Lord added, “Come, and I will show you even more detestable sins than these!”
He brought me to the north gate of the Lord’s Temple, and some women were sitting there, weeping for the god Tammuz. “Have you seen this?” he asked. “But I will show you even more detestable sins than these!”
Then he brought me into the inner courtyard of the Lord’s Temple. At the entrance to the sanctuary, between the entry room and the bronze altar, there were about twenty-five men with their backs to the sanctuary of the Lord. They were facing east, bowing low to the ground, worshiping the sun!
“Have you seen this, son of man?” he asked. “Is it nothing to the people of Judah that they commit these detestable sins, leading the whole nation into violence, thumbing their noses at me, and provoking my anger? Therefore, I will respond in fury. I will neither pity nor spare them. And though they cry for mercy, I will not listen.”

Who is this pagan god Tammuz?  Tammuz is also known as Horus, son of Isis in Egypt, or in Roman times, the god Saturn.  These were all gods of the agriculture, the seasons, and the annual cycle of life, death, and rebirth.  Both the Egyptian and Roman cultures have great festivals of gift giving during the time of this god's birth which just happens to fall on the winter solstice from 17-23 December.  In Rome this festival was called Saturnalia.  Which was always followed by the Dies Natalis Solis Invicti, "Birthday of the Unconquered Sun" where the Romans gave praise to the sun's rebirth three days after the winter solstice (shortest day of the year) on 22 December.  I'm sure you can do the math but just in case, the Dies Natalis Solis Invicti just happens to be on 25 December. 

It is a very curious thing to note that scriptures don't clearly pinpoint the exact day Jesus Christ was born.  At the dawn of Christianity there were many debates and some say he was actually born closer to the March / April time frame during the same time of year that he was crucified.  Which would make a lot of prophetic biblical sense if the Messiah was born, died, and resurrected during the Jewish Passover Festival.  However, the Roman Catholic church settled this debate in the 3rd century AD when they chose the date of December 25th.  Do you think it is a coincidence that they picked the exact time frame of these Roman festivals?

Amos 5:25-26
 “Was it to me you were bringing sacrifices and offerings during the forty years in the wilderness, Israel? No, you served your pagan gods—Sakkuth your king god and Kaiwan your star god—the images you made for yourselves." 

Acts 7:39-43 
“But our ancestors refused to listen to Moses. They rejected him and wanted to return to Egypt. They told Aaron, ‘Make us some gods who can lead us, for we don’t know what has become of this Moses, who brought us out of Egypt.’ So they made an idol shaped like a calf, and they sacrificed to it and celebrated over this thing they had made. Then God turned away from them and abandoned them to serve the stars of heaven as their gods! In the book of the prophets it is written, 
‘Was it to me you were bringing sacrifices and offerings
    during those forty years in the wilderness, Israel? 
No, you carried your pagan gods—
    the shrine of Molech,
    the star of your god Rephan,
    and the images you made to worship them.
So I will send you into exile

    as far away as Babylon.’"

As I said earlier the god Molech is commonly depicted as a bull or a calf with a sun disk between its horns which is also very similar to the goat head you see in the image of Baphomet, cult of the black "sun".  Kaiwan is the hebrew name for the star of Saturn.  Sakkuth likewise is the name of the diety associated with Saturn.  And Rephan used by Luke when speaking to the Romans is the Greek translation of Kaiwan.  Do you still think the decision to celebrate Christmas on December 25th was a coincidence?  Then check out this siberian Santa Clause... the bull horns and sun disk should look pretty familiar.

Christmas is a Roman holiday we inherited just like names of the days of the week, which we also inherited from Roman culture.  

Was it also a coincidence that the Roman Catholic church changed the day of the Sabbath?  The true Sabbath, according to God, is the last day of the week and the day that He rested after creating the heavens and the earth.  This ironically just happens to line up with Saturn-day, the seventh day of the Roman week.  So why then do most Christians now go to church on Sunday, the first day of the Roman week and the one dedicated to Sol-Invictus?  Because the Catholic church made it so and everyone just went along with it.  Seems to follow a little more now why a star that symbolizes Saturn is now known as a symbol of the Jewish faith and the so called "Jews" who made it happen were also the Guardians of the Vatican Treasury, the Rothschilds.  The "Jewish" Sabbath, according to the Catholic church, is Saturn-day, but the "Christian" Sabbath is now Sun-day.  Is the deception that has been worked over the world clear to you yet?

Lets dig even deeper and connect some more dots.  The morning star, also symbolized by the pentagram, is a representation of the planet and goddess Venus; who in the Roman culture was also the goddess of love, beauty, desire, sex, fertility, prosperity and victory.  However the goddess Ishtar, is also the goddess of love, beauty, sex, desire, fertility, war, combat, and political power, and is also closely associated with the planet Venus which is represented by the eight pointed star of Venus.  Why does Venus have two stars?

This eight pointed star is also known as Bab-Ilu, Babilli, Babilla aka: Babylon, the Gate of God.  Sound familiar to the Tower of Babel?  It should.  During the winter solstice on December 21st this Venus star marks the sun's descent into the underworld during the shortest day of the year.  So two stars, the morning star that announces the arrival of the sun every day, and the star that marks its descent on the shortest day of the year.  A star to mark the beginning and one to mark the end, and alpha star and an omega star with both the sun (seven pointed star) and the son (Saturn - six pointed star) in between.  Saturn and Venus are the only two stars mentioned throughout the bible, alongside the sun, that God continually rebuked the people of Israel for worshiping instead of him.  Do you understand the reason why?

Daniel 7:25
"He will defy the Most High and oppress the holy people of the Most High. He will try to change their sacred festivals and laws, and they will be placed under his control for a time, times, and half a time." 

Exodus 20:8
“Remember to observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy." 

So if the so called "Star of David" is supposed to be representative of the Jewish faith, then why is it all over the pope's funny little hat?

And why does the Vatican have a courtyard with an eight pointed star symbolizing the sacred feminine Ishtar, Venus, Babylon, the Gate of God, inside a key hole, with a phallic obelisk symbolizing the sacred masculine in the very center?

Do you think it is just a coincidence that the entire Vatican courtyard is facing east towards the rising sun and when you rotate your perspective to also face the sun, the cross of St. Peter's basilica is upside down at the bottom of the key hole?  Or that when you look at the keyhole from this perspective it also resembles a bull with horns?  Maybe this verse will shed some light on the symbolism evident here.

Matthew  16:17-19
Jesus replied, “You are blessed, Simon son of John,because my Father in heaven has revealed this to you. You did not learn this from any human being. Now I say to you that you are Peter (which means ‘rock’), and upon this rock I will build my church, and all the powers of hellwill not conquer it. And I will give you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven. Whatever you forbid on earth will be forbidden in heaven, and whatever you permit on earth will be permitted in heaven.” 

Still not convinced?!  How about this:

This is the Pope's audience hall at the Vatican where he preaches to the masses.  He literally speaks from the mouth of a snake.  They spent years developing the plans and designs for this hall.  Do you really think that they designed it to look like this by mistake?  The Vatican is announcing to the entire world exactly who they are and what gods they serve.  All of the symbolism is right there under our very noses.

Revelation 17:5
A mysterious name was written on her forehead: “Babylon the Great, Mother of All Prostitutes and Obscenities in the World.”

So in summary, the union of Nimrod (the sun god, seven pointed star, and sacred masculine pyramid) and Semiramis (the goddess Venus, five and eight pointed alpha and omega star, and sacred feminine pyramid) combine to form the "divine man" Tammuz, in the form of the star of Saturn.  All three deities closely linked to Luciferianism aka: worship of the fallen angel Lucifer as the god of illumination and enlightenment.  I think everything becomes fairly obvious when tracing the roots of occult symbolism and connecting it with God's word.  What you are seeing is the formulation of an occult unholy trinity in direct opposition to God.  The association of this hexagram symbol to David's shield and the lineage chosen by God to give birth to His Son the true Christ, is a very clever and deep rooted deception.  This symbol has absolutely no relation to David at all.  It is the anti-Christ star of Saturn that the bible tells us the Israelites turned away from God to worship.

At the center of all of these teachings however is the core unifying theme that seeks to replace God with the "divine man" and traces its origin all the way back to the deception of Adam and Eve by the serpent in Eden.  Hence all of the serpent symbolism.  Evidence of this concept of the "divine man" in Luciferian ideology can be found in the writings of the known satanist and founder of the theosophical Society, Helena Blavatski: 

"One of the most hidden secrets involves the so-called fall of Angels. Satan and his rebellious host will thus prove to have become the direct Saviors and Creators of divine man. Thus Satan, once he ceases to be viewed in the superstitious spirit of the church, grows into the grandiose image. It is Satan who is the God of our planet and the only God. Satan (or Lucifer) represents the Centrifugal Energy of the Universe, this ever-living symbol of self-sacrifice for the intellectual independence of humanity. "---- H.P. Blavatsky, The Secret Doctrine  Pages 215, 216, 220, 245, 255, 533

Genesis 3:4-5
“You won’t die!” the serpent replied to the woman. “God knows that your eyes will be opened as soon as you eat it, and you will be like God, knowing both good and evil.”

Where else do you see the themes of enlightenment and human ascension to godhood in our culture today?  It is all over the New Age spiritualism movement that has much of its roots in Hindu and Buddhist culture.
Buddhist Vajravarahi Yantra
 Ever seen these symbols before?

Eye of Amon Ra
Eye of Horus
You should have, it is all over Hollywood these days.

Also known in Hindu culture as the third eye of enlightenment.

Which is known by modern day spiritualist as the pineal gland of the brain.  Named so because of it's pine cone like shape and claimed by spiritualists to be source of astral travel, remote viewing, and all sorts of other magical abilities.  Which also happens to have a statue dedicated to it in the courtyard of the Vatican.

A pine cone statue in the Vatican courtyard?!

This element of human godhood and spiritualism can EVEN be found cleverly disguised in many Christian doctrines. One example is the Charismatic prosperity gospel which treats God like a vending machine who dishes out blessings to anyone with enough faith stashed in their coin purse.  Never-mind God's plan, His will is a slave to our human desires according to this doctrine. Seems like it has worked out very well for Joel Olsteen.

Luke 12:13-21
Then someone called from the crowd, “Teacher, please tell my brother to divide our father’s estate with me.”
Jesus replied, “Friend, who made me a judge over you to decide such things as that?” Then he said, Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.”
Then he told them a story: “A rich man had a fertile farm that produced fine crops. He said to himself, ‘What should I do? I don’t have room for all my crops.’ Then he said, ‘I know! I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones. Then I’ll have room enough to store all my wheat and other goods. And I’ll sit back and say to myself, “My friend, you have enough stored away for years to come. Now take it easy! Eat, drink, and be merry!”’
“But God said to him, ‘You fool! You will die this very night. Then who will get everything you worked for?’
“Yes, a person is a fool to store up earthly wealth but not have a rich relationship with God.”

Revelation 3:14-22
“Write this letter to the angel of the church in Laodicea. This is the message from the one who is the Amen—the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God’s new creation:
“I know all the things you do, that you are neither hot nor cold. I wish that you were one or the other! But since you are like lukewarm water, neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth! You say, ‘I am rich. I have everything I want. I don’t need a thing!’ And you don’t realize that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked. So I advise you to buy gold from me—gold that has been purified by fire. Then you will be rich. Also buy white garments from me so you will not be shamed by your nakedness, and ointment for your eyes so you will be able to see. I correct and discipline everyone I love. So be diligent and turn from your indifference.

“Look! I stand at the door and knock. If you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in, and we will share a meal together as friends. Those who are victorious will sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat with my Father on his throne.

“Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches.”

That verse was Christ's letter to the last church.  According to biblical scholars it covers the time period of about 1850 to present day.  This church is characterized and identified by modernism, apathy, and spiritual poverty.  Unlike all of the other letters, Christ has absolutely nothing positive to say about this church.

Apostasy has taken root and corrupted even the protestant faith and anyone with their eyes ignorantly shut to the truth is vulnerable.  Watch this video from the well known charismatic preacher Kenneth Hagin.  Does this seem like the "Holy" Spirit of God to you?  Does it seem odd that Hagin is constantly licking his lips and hissing like a serpent?

1 John 4:1-3
Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God.  For there are many false prophets in the world.  This is how we know if they have the Spirit of God: If a person claiming to be a prophet acknowledges that Jesus Christ came in a real body, that person has the Spirit of God. But if someone claims to be a prophet and does not acknowledge the truth about Jesus, that person is not from God. Such a person has the spirit of the Antichrist, which you heard is coming into the world and indeed is already here.

1 Corinthians 14:26-33
Paul's Instructions for Orderly Worship
Well, my brothers and sisters, let’s summarize. When you meet together, one will sing, another will teach, another will tell some special revelation God has given, one will speak in tongues, and another will interpret what is said.  But everything that is done must strengthen all of you.
No more than two or three should speak in tongues. They must speak one at a time, and someone must interpret what they say. But if no one is present who can interpret, they must be silent in your church meeting and speak in tongues to God privately.
Let two or three people prophesy, and let the others evaluate what is said. But if someone is prophesying and another person receives a revelation from the Lord, the one who is speaking must stop. In this way, all who prophesy will have a turn to speak, one after the other, so that everyone will learn and be encouraged. Remember that people who prophesy are in control of their spirit and can take turns.  
For God is not a God of disorder but of peace, as in all the meetings of God’s holy people.

Ask yourself, was the spirit you saw in that video a spirit of disorder and confusion or one of peace?  Were the people in that room in control of their spirit?  Was the overflow of mindless emotion truly strengthening anyone in that room?  And by strength I mean was it filling anyone with the light of God's truth, was it imparting deeper knowledge and wisdom about God in order to give them the strength and endurance to face the temptations and trials of the world?  Or was it simply dumbing them with an emotional high, feeding them a false sense of spiritual pride, and sending them mad drunk out into the jaws of the beast?  Can we put Hagin's statements to the test to be sure?
“You are as much the incarnation of God as Jesus Christ was… the believer is as much an incarnation as was Jesus of Nazareth.”
 – Kenneth Hagin, Word Of Faith, December, 1980, pg 14.

So then every believer is God... interesting.  Human godhood...where have we heard that one before?
In the video Hagin references a single verse from Acts 2.  Peter responds to scoffers and says, "They aren't drunk, they are filled with the Holy Spirit".  However Hagin cleverly twists this verse into a completely new concept found absolutely no where in the bible.  There is no such thing as being "drunk" in the Spirit.  Every time drunkenness is mentioned in the bible it is with a negative connotation.  I challenge you to go back and read all of Acts 2 and consider the context.  The Holy Spirit came like a fire upon the Apostles and they all began speaking in foreign languages to strengthen and impart knowledge and wisdom to all the people about the good news of Christ Jesus.  People gathered from many different lands and were amazed to be hearing the story of Christ in their own languages.  But some scoffers claimed that the Apostles were just drunk, however Peter says, no they are not drunk they are filled with the Spirit.  The Apostles weren't acting drunk, they were sober, alert, and speaking clearly in many different languages.  Lets see what Peter has to say later about drunkenness.
1 Peter 5:8
Stay sober and alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

 I could see that she was drunk—drunk with the blood of God’s holy people who were witnesses for Jesus. I stared at her in complete amazement. 

I hope after reading this post it is clear who the enemy is and how he works to tempt the hearts of humanity.  The deceiver will use every tactic he can to twist and obscure God's truth.  His chief tactic is to get his slimy foot in the door and corrupt minds and bodies of believers from the inside out.  But there is hope and redemption found in chasing after the light of the whole truth found in God's Word.  So open your eyes, chase after Christ, and beware of any doctrine that diminishes the absolute sovereignty of God.  Beware of any false teachers who seek to elevate humanity or the creation above God the Creator.  The lure and temptation will stir your ego and it will be hard to resist.  However, every single element of that belief structure traces back to the lies taught by an evil, vain, deceptive serpent who is ravenous to see our destruction.  Know your God and pursue Him with your whole heart.

Jeremiah 29:11-14
"For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. In those days when you pray, I will listen. If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me. I will be found by you,” says the Lord. “I will end your captivity and restore your fortunes. I will gather you out of the nations where I sent you and will bring you home again to your own land.”

Before I end I would like to share one final secret to the true significance of the symbol we began this post discussing.  If this doesn't blow your mind and open your eyes then I am afraid nothing will.  This hexagram design that Mayer Amschel Bauer (Rothschild) placed on his red sign, contains exactly 6 points (or angles each consisting of 60 deg.), 6 small outer triangles, and a hexagram with 6 sides.

Revelation 13:16-18
 He required everyone—small and great, rich and poor, free and slave—to be given a mark on the right hand or on the forehead. And no one could buy or sell anything without that mark, which was either the name of the beast or the number representing his name. Wisdom is needed here. Let the one with understanding solve the meaning of the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man. His number is 666.

The Latin on the back of the dollar reads:
ANNUIT COEPTIS: "God has favored our undertaking"
NOVUS ORDO SECLORUM: "A new order has begun"

To which "god" do you think they are referring?

Friday, October 6, 2017

Prepare for 2018 (Part 1)

Revelation 6:5-6
When the Lamb broke the third seal, I heard the third living being say, “Come!” I looked up and saw a black horse, and its rider was holding a pair of scales in his hand.  And I heard a voice from among the four living beings say, “A loaf of wheat bread or three loaves of barley will cost a day’s pay. And don’t waste the olive oil and wine.”

These days most people cringe when someone starts quoting Revelation.  Even most churches treat the book as taboo and shy away from even talking about it.  For most people it has a tendency to conjure images of street corner crackpots shouting, "The sky is falling!"  Unfortunately because of the stigma this mysterious book has garnered, most people who try to preach from it are treated like the boy who cried wolf.

However, this vision of the future was revealed to the Apostle John for the very purpose of preparing the hearts and minds of Christians for the birth of Christ's eternal kingdom, as well as the trials and tribulations we will face leading up to it.  Like any birth, a child must grow and develop in the womb before it is born.  It is no different regarding the birth of Christ's kingdom and church.  For example, when we read the letters to the churches in Revelation 2-3 we see not only a message to churches that existed during John's time, but also a prophetic timeline of the history and evolution of Christ's church throughout the ages.  Every single letter can be traced to a specific era in the church's history that fits the nature of that church with uncanny accuracy.  This incredible multi-layered meaning exists all throughout the bible.  It is proof of God's Living Word and how He continually speaks new deeper truths into the hearts and minds of those with the eyes to see and the ears to hear.

 Matthew 24:4-8
Jesus told them, “Don’t let anyone mislead you, for many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah.’ They will deceive many. And you will hear of wars and threats of wars, but don’t panic. Yes, these things must take place, but the end won’t follow immediately. Nation will go to war against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in many parts of the world. But all this is only the first of the birth pains, with more to come.

As you can see by the chart above, the growth and development of the church is complete.  When Christ spoke of this time after the evolution of the church He compared it to "the first of the birth pains".  The truth is we have been experiencing these birth pains for over a century.  The doomsayers and criers over the ages have been reacting to these first birth pains and shouting, "Get ready, here comes the baby!" which causes everyone to get over excited and start trying to guess the birthday.  It seems we completely overlook His own words when he says "Don't panic... this is only the first of the birth pains, with more to come."  It is no wonder after so many false predictions why people scoff these days and turn away from God's gift of prophecy.

However, no one can deny that Christ's words ring true and very accurately describe the age in which we live.  The 20th century was stained with constant war and threat of war, repetative periods of economic hardship, and ever increasing death and famine throughout the world.  The potential for conflict has only increased over time as have natural disasters; especially in the last few decades.

Natural Disasters reported 1900-2011
  Matthew 24:36,42-44
“However, no one knows the day or hour when these things will happen, not even the angels in heaven or the Son himself. Only the Father knows...
So you, too, must keep watch! For you don’t know what day your Lord is coming. Understand this: If a homeowner knew exactly when a burglar was coming, he would keep watch and not permit his house to be broken into. You also must be ready all the time, for the Son of Man will come when least expected."

Christ doesn't taunt us however and say "Can you guess when I'll be back?" *wink wink*.  He assures us that He will come like a thief in the night when everyone least expects it.  Absolutely no one will know so we must keep vigilant watch and prepare our hearts to be ready for the birth at any moment.  Now is not the time to turn our backs and look away lest we miss the birth and drop the baby.

With that said I would like to draw your attention back to the initial Revelation verse at the beginning of this post.  While it is impossible to put a timeline and date on Christ's return, God did give us the book of Revelation so we would be able to recognize the signs of the time and know that the birth of His kingdom is drawing ever closer.  He also gave us this book so we would be able to sort through the lies of this time and not be deceived.  

The black horse in Revelation 6:5-6 signifies the beginning of a period of massive global economic hardship.  Currency around the world faces hyper-inflation and the cost of goods increases exponentially.  We have experienced mini-versions of this sort of thing throughout history however the events in this verse will happen on a global scale the likes of which the world has never seen before.  I personally believe we are on the verge of experiencing this period.  I will cover the reasons why in part 2 of this post but before we go there, I need to give a little history lesson first to provide the context you will need to understand the significance of current events.  Please bear with me as there is a lot of history to cover.  I will make it as brief as possible however if you want to hear the whole story please watch this incredible eye opening documentary "The Money Masters" by Bill Stills.

Rise of the Red Shield
Revelation 2:9
“I know about your suffering and your poverty—but you are rich! I know the blasphemy of those opposing you. They say they are Jews, but they are not, because their synagogue belongs to Satan."
The timeline below in italics are from excerpts of "The History of House Rothschild" by Andrew Hitchcock

On February 23rd, Mayer Amschel Bauer, an Ashkenazi Jew, is born in Frankfurt, Germany, the son of Moses Amschel Bauer, a money lender and the proprietor of a counting house.  Moses Amschel Bauer places a red sign with a hexagram symbol above the entrance door to his counting house. 

Following his father’s death, Bauer returns to Frankfurt to take over his father’s business. Bauer recognizes the significance of the red hexagram and changes his name from Bauer to Rothschild. (“Rot,” is German for, “Red,” “Schild,” is German for, “Shield,” or, “Sign”)

If you would like to understand the significance of this red hexagram symbol please check out the post linked here.

Rothschild subsequently becomes close associates with Prince William, and ends up doing business with him and members of the court. He soon discovers that loaning money to governments and royalty is far more profitable than loaning to individuals, as the loans are bigger and they are secured by the nation’s taxes. 

Mayer Amschel Rothschild becomes court agent for Prince William IX of Hesse-Cassel.  He is subsequently given permission by Prince William to hang a sign on the front of his business premises declaring that he is, “M. A. Rothschild, by appointment court factor to his serene highness, Prince William of Hanau.

Mayer Amschel Rothschild had 10 children and among them 5 sons.  One took over the family business in Germany upon his father's death and the rest were dispatched to London, Paris, Naples, and Vienna.  Their orders were to establish similar counting houses and make themselves indispensable to the royalty of each country through the loaning money.  The most notable of these sons was Nathan Rothschild who said the following.

How did Nathan come to make this bold claim you may ask.  In 1815 Nathan received early warning in secret from one of his field agents that Napoleon had lost the war in France.  He and his brother in France had been loaning money to the governments of both sides of the war.  They were highly invested in the war and posture to profit regardless of the outcome.  That morning he began selling all of his assets on the London Stock Exchange. By mid-day he had created a panic.  Other investors believed he had received early warning that Napoleon had won and was again loose on the European continent.  The London stock market crashed to record lows at which point Nathan began buying stock for a fraction of its original worth.  The next day news reached Britain that Napoleon had actually lost and the stock exchange skyrocketed. Overnight the Rothschild family became the wealthiest family in the world... and Nathan became the most powerful and influential man in Great Britain.  From this windfall Nathan was able to gain control of Britain's central bank and therefore power over minting and loaning money to the British monarchy.  This however was only the first of many secret battles this family would win. 

Throughout this century his brothers would establish themselves in the same position within their respective nations.  And through their unified control of the central banks in every major European nation, they began to exercise their power to set the international price of gold.  This family grew to become so powerful throughout the 19th century that many historians would call it the Age of the Rothchilds.  By the turn of the century it was estimated that this single family controlled approximately 50% of the entire world's gold and money supply.

One last curious thing to note about this powerful family is the following statement from the Jewish Encyclopedia (Vol. 2, p. 497):

"It is a somewhat curious sequel to the attempt to set up a Catholic competitor to the Rothschilds that at the present time (1905) the latter were the guardians of the papal treasure."

Eric Jon Phelps author of "Vatican Assassins" 3rd Ed. p.90 also confirms:

"If you are not an American you will understand why your country is on its present course, as it too is controlled by the Jesuit General through his select Jesuits, Knights of Malta, Shriner Freemasons, the Knights of Columbus, and the Illuminati’s Masonic, Cabalistic, Labor Zionist, Sabbatian Frankist (named after the Black Pope’s baptized Jacob Frank), Jewish House of Rothschild. For the Order controlled the infamous House of Rothschild since no later than the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars, after which Jesuit-led Crusade the Rothschild family was surnamed the “Guardians of the Vatican Treasury."

Birth of the Republic

Proverb 22:7
Just as the rich rule the poor,
so the borrower is servant to the lender.

During the colonial era in America the colonies began printing paper fiat money called colonial scripts.  This was done out of necessity.  The wide range of British, French, and Spanish coinage circulating made it difficult for trade.  Under colonial scripts the economy thrived because no colony printed more than was necessary to facilitate trade.  Meanwhile the economy in Great Britain was floundering and the government was in deep debt after decades of warfare.  That government debt was owned by a small group of wealthy men who ran the central Bank of England.  The Rothschilds had not come into their full power yet but they soon would.

During Benjamin Franklin's trips to London he was asked by many how the economy in the colonies was able to thrive.  He explained the use of the colonial script and word eventually reached the central Bank of England.  The bankers influenced King George III to abolish the colonial script and force the colonies to pay their taxes in gold and silver coinage.  Great Britain then proceeded to dramatically increase taxes and drain the colonies of all wealth in order to pay of Britain's war debts.  The colonies were thrown into poverty and after many petitions to the king for relief from the heavy taxes, for the sake of self survival, they were forced to take dramatic action of declaring independence from the British empire.

Once America won its independence the new government established the Coinage Act of 1792 which established the dollar as the official currency standard as well as the United States Mint under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury.  This system was designed to distribute money and wealth across all the people of the nation.  A true capitalistic democratic republic form of government was established which was intended to protected that distribution of wealth and power and keep it in the hands of all people, not just a select few.  The chief principle our nation was founded on was true freedom to achieve.  An individual's success was determined solely by the work of their hands and the sweat of their brow.

Proverbs 6:1-8
My child, if you have put up security for a friend’s debt
    or agreed to guarantee the debt of a stranger—
if you have trapped yourself by your agreement
    and are caught by what you said—
follow my advice and save yourself,
    for you have placed yourself at your friend’s mercy.
Now swallow your pride;
    go and beg to have your name erased.
Don’t put it off; do it now!
    Don’t rest until you do.
Save yourself like a gazelle escaping from a hunter,
    like a bird fleeing from a net.
Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones.
    Learn from their ways and become wise!
Though they have no prince
    or governor or ruler to make them work
 they labor hard all summer,
    gathering food for the winter.

The private central bankers of Europe however made many attempts to establish a central bank in America to gain back control.  Every time a central bank charter was pushed through congress the government would buy in up front as a 20% shareholder.  The bankers would then hold the government's money in reserve and through fractional reserve lending they created money out of thin air to loan to investors.  These secretly hand selected investors would then buy back into the bank with their loan at absolutely no risk of their own money.  If that sounds shady to you, that's because it is.  However, fractional reserve lending is a legal banking  practice that is still used today.  It only requires a bank maintain a small fraction of on hand currency in reserve with respect to the money they loan out.  Through loans they can literally make money out of thin air and multiply their original reserve over and over again.  In essence it is a legal form of thievery and fraud designed to accumulate wealth through debt into the hands of a select few elite who run the system.

Once a central bank was established it would begin a period of excessive money printing which stimulated economic growth through issuance of easy loans aka: debt.  This was always followed by a period of contraction where the money printing would cease and loans would become scarce.  The economy would slow and contract.  Hardship would affect all and debts would be called in.  The money powers at the heart of the bank would accumulate greater wealth and resources every time.

America was facing once such depressive period in 1811 when the central bank's government charter was ending.  The central banks in England warned that if the charter was not renewed the United States would pay for it.  Despite the threats congress elected not to renew the charter and took back the power of printing government currency.  A few months later Great Britain attacked the United States and the war of 1812 began.

Another such time of depression followed the civil war in the 1860's.  In order to finance the massive amount of capital the war required, Abraham Lincoln had the Union government begin printing fiat currency called greenbacks as notes of demand for war materials and service.  After the war Lincoln continued taking action in order to take back control of the nations money supply from the central private bank.  Despite his assassination it took the central bankers almost 50 years to defeat the greenback and recover from the measures Lincoln put into place.

Proverbs 6:9-11

But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep?
    When will you wake up?
A little extra sleep, a little more slumber,
    a little folding of the hands to rest—
then poverty will pounce on you like a bandit;
    scarcity will attack you like an armed robber.

Since it's birth in 1776 the war to gain control of the Republic has never ceased.  However the true battlefield was never that of standing armies.  It was one of economy, commerce, and the control of currency.  At the turn of the 19th century industry was booming in the United States.  This saw the rise of monopolistic kingpins such as Rockefeller, Morgan, and Warburg.  After the panic of 1907 these men under the direction of the Rothschilds conspired in secret with Senator Aldrich to push through a bill called the Aldrich-Vreeland Act which would permanently establish a central private bank in the United States.  Despite the intense secrecy of the meeting on Jekyll island where the elites formulated their plan, Congress caught wind of what the central bankers were planning and the bill failed.  A few years later however an newly packaged bill identical to the first was passed by congress and signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson.  This was known as The Federal Reserve Act of 1913.

Death of Democracy

1 Timothy 6:9-10
But people who long to be rich fall into temptation and are trapped by many foolish and harmful desires that plunge them into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.

Following the establishment of the Federal Reserve the new private bank began printing money and issuing loans in excess.  This led to an era of prosperity in the United States and Europe that we now know as the "Roaring Twenties"During this time many politicians tried to speak out against the practice of the central bank and attempted to influence Congress to overturn the Federal Reserve Act, however no one wanted to listen.  They were too busy spending money and living life to it's fullest.

Revelation 3:17-19
You say, ‘I am rich. I have everything I want. I don’t need a thing!’ And you don’t realize that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked. So I advise you to buy gold from me—gold that has been purified by fire. Then you will be rich. Also buy white garments from me so you will not be shamed by your nakedness, and ointment for your eyes so you will be able to see. I correct and discipline everyone I love. So be diligent and turn from your indifference.

Following this golden era of prosperity was the Great Depression.  The central private bank, that we now know as the Federal Reserve, contracted the money supply and turned off the fire hose of excessive printing and easy loans.  This eventually lead to Executive Order 6102 otherwise known as the gold confiscation of 1933.  The federal government collected all individually owned gold at $20.67 an ounce and established the gold vault in Fort Knox, KY.  In 1935 when all of the gold was turned in the official price of gold was suddenly raised to $35 per ounce, however only foreigners could sell their gold at the new higher price.  The money changers in Europe, who had orchestrated the crash, had gotten out of the stock market just before the crash.  They bought as much gold as they could at $20.67 an ounce and shipped it to London.  With this new sudden change in price of gold they could sell it back to the U.S. at almost double the amount while the people of America starved.

Through the ages these bankers had learned that nothing generates national debt greater than war.  Now that they were fully established in the U.S. and European nations it was time for a great war.  The Jewish guardians of the Vatican Treasury began a massive campaign of lending.  The Rothschilds in Germany began funding the German war machine.  The Rothschilds in France began funding the French.  The Rothschilds in England the English.  The Rothschilds in Italy the Italians.  And in the U.S. the Rockerfellers, Morgans, and Warburgs who were all subservient to the Rothschilds did the same.  The one front that had eluded the money changer's influence up to this point had been Czarist Russia.  With the end of the great war and the rise of communism however that would quickly change.

After the war every nation had accumulated a massive debt to the money changers, the United States most of all.  And what was used as collateral for all of that debt?  None other than the nation's confiscated gold sitting in Fort Knox.  Throughout the following years a few politicians tried to speak out against this establishment.  However, America was too busy in a cold war with the Rothchild funded rise of Communist Russia.  And by this point the influence of the money changers was so widespread that these voices were easily silenced.

  Ephesians 5:10-14
Carefully determine what pleases the Lord. Take no part in the worthless deeds of evil and darkness; instead, expose them.  It is shameful even to talk about the things that ungodly people do in secret. But their evil intentions will be exposed when the light shines on them, for the light makes everything visible. This is why it is said,
“Awake, O sleeper,
rise up from the dead,
and Christ will give you light.”

In 1971 with all of the gold mysteriously gone from Fort Knox, President Nixon shocked the country when he was finally forced to abolish the gold standard.  The dollar became a fiat currency with all powers of printing in the hands of the "Federal" Reserve.  The wealth and power of the Republic that our forefathers fought to keep in the hands of the people were now securely in the hands of the Rothschilds. Today no one knows how much the Rothschild family, Guardians of the Vatican Treasury, are worth.  All we know is that at the beginning of the 20th century they were estimated to control about 50% of the worlds gold and money supply.  However, they have had over another 100 years to gain control of the rest.

If this history lesson has made you angry then I have accomplished what I hoped I would.  I share your sentiment.  Congratulations, your eyes are open now to the world we live in.  Our once great nation is no longer a government for the people and by the people.  This is just the illusion they want you to believe as they parade their pet topics across the news tickers of warring mainstream media outlets.  Topics like abortion, gun control, big government, little government, raise taxes, lower taxes, increase regulations, decrease regulations, kneeling during the National Anthem, Trump tweeted this outrageous thing, Hillary is whining again, can you believe what Katy Perry wore on the red carpet last night, can you believe who won the World Series, look what Rocketman did again, etc.  I could go on and on.  Every bit of it is designed to distract us, pit one side against another, and keep us fighting each other instead of the real enemy.  Meanwhile while we are distracted the big moves are being made by the real players behind the scenes and it is happening right under our very noses.  As I conclude Part 1 of this post I want to leave you with this last verse.  The incident described in this verse was the only time throughout the bible that Jesus ever used violence.  After what you have just read I hope you now understand why. 

Matthew 21:12-13
Jesus entered the Temple and began to drive out all the people buying and selling animals for sacrifice. He knocked over the tables of the money changers and the chairs of those selling doves. He said to them, “The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves!”