Defamation of Masonry-Reply to Greg Szymanski by Mark Waldron from rense.com
Defamation Of Masonry -
Reply To Greg Szymanski By Mark Waldron
This letter is about a regular contributor
to Rense.com, Greg Szymanski, and his ongoing and tireless condemnations
of Freemasonry. He has referred to Masonry as Satanic, as being behind
the New World Order, as being engaged in a concerted effort to undermine
the Catholic Church, and a host of other charges of various crimes and
offenses against the public good. By an odd coincidence, he does not provide
one shred of proof or even evidence of any of his assertions....or, one
might more accurately state, delusions.
You see, Jeff, I'm a Mason. I also read
Rense.com every day. And while I appreciate most of what you carry on your
site, I find Szymanski's rants -- because that is what they are; they certainly
do not resemble anything that could be called scholarship -- highly offensive.
They are also completely baseless.
I realize your site is dedicated to showing
viewpoints that would not make it into the corporate media, and I respect
that. But there is also such a thing as basic civility and fairness, both
of which are lacking in Szymanski's fevered diatribes. I would like to
propose to you an open, honest debate about Masonry between Szymanski and
myself through your site. I doubt that Szymanski knows what an open, honest
debate _is_, as he has grown accustomed to spewing the most outrageous
claims without anyone calling him on his libel. I also doubt he has the
cajones to engage in such a dialogue. But I am willing to try, either in
the form of an ongoing series of article exchanges on Rense.com, or through
a live debate on your radio program.
Since Szymanski is apparently such an
authority on Masonry, I wonder why he never bothers to mention any actual
Masonic practices or rituals, or anything regarding the way Masonry is
organized. Since he doesn't appear to feel a need to get bogged down in
silly little technical details like 'history' or 'reality' or 'sanity'
I thought you might like to be given some basic data on how _real_ Masonry
(as opposed to Szymanski's raving delusional fantasy Masonry) is organized.
The basic organizational unit of Masonry is the lodge; this is the form
it takes on the local level, as shown by the many thousands of Masonic
lodges that are all over this country, even in small, out-of-the-way towns
(which, by the way, requires that a huge number of ordinary Americans actually
be evil Satanic thugs, if Szymanski's take on the Craft were to have any
validity). Three or more lodges can group together and form a Grand Lodge,
which has jurisdiction over those lodges in matters of Masonic practices.
In most countries there is one Grand Lodge for the whole country, or at
least one Grand Lodge recognized as such by the United Grand Lodge of England,
which is the parent body of all Masonry in the world today. I should mention
here that 'recognition' does not imply jurisdiction; the United Grand Lodge
of England does not rule over any other Grand Lodge. Similarly, each Grand
Lodge is a completely autonomous and self-contained entity, though fraternal
relations exist between most of them and a Mason under one Grand Lodge
can generally visit lodges that are under the jurisdiction of another Grand
Lodge than his.
In the United States, there is a separate
Grand Lodge for each _state_, a relic of the time when each state was considered
an autonomous sovereign country. That makes fifty Grand Lodges in the United
States....or fifty-one, since the District of Columbia has its own Grand
Lodge. To make matters more complex, because of past racial prejudice in
this country a completely separate form of Masonry, called Prince Hall
Masonry, exists in this country. It is made up of blacks who were barred
from being Masons in past times....though unfortunately this tradition
of Masonic prejudice continues in the Grand Lodges of the Bible Belt (as
you can see, I don't cover up distasteful Masonic practices where such
actually do exist). There is thus also a Prince Hall Grand Lodge for each
state (and, again, the District of Columbia). What all this adds up to
is that there are no fewer than _one hundred and two_ entirely separate
and autonomous Grand Lodges operating in the United States. Thus, far from
being a vast monolithic hierarchy with sinister tendrils extending all
through the modern world, Masonry is actually probably the most decentralized
organization you will ever see.
It is also run quite democratically,
as the officers of a lodge (who typically only serve for a single year)
are elected by lodge members, and new additions to the bylaws for a Grand
Lodge have to be voted on by the various lodges that operate under that
Grand Lodge's jurisdiction. Masonry's structure is not authoritarian in
the least. One must also be a law-abiding citizen to join and remain a
brother, as well as hold a belief in a Supreme Being.
Every Grand Lodge in this country, and
many individual lodges, have websites where you can get basic information
on the lodges and usually see pictures, with names, of its officers, as
well as event calendars for when their meetings and fundraisers and other
functions are. This is hardly the practice of a secretive Mafia-like organization
such as that which Szymanski tries to portray in his tirades.
Incidentally, Jeff, some Masonic ceremonies
are public, if you would ever like to attend one, though the fact that
they're public will no doubt break Szymanski's heart. The installation
of new officers in a lodge is typically open to the public and is quite
an interesting event....dinner is usually included too. The installation
at the lodges in your area will, like lodges all over the world, take place
as closely as possible to June 24th, the feast day of John the Baptist
on the Catholic liturgical calendar. (John the Baptist has been one of
two patron saints of Masonry -- the other being John the Evangelist --
since the days of the medieval stonemason's guilds that Masonry arises
from.) If you would like to get a glimpse of _real_ Masonry (again, as
opposed to Szymanski's idiotic caricature) you can call one of the lodges
close to where you live and ask when their installation ceremony will take
place this June. You might also mention who you are and that you're curious
about Masonry. I have no doubt that my Masonic brothers will roll out the
red carpet for you and treat you as an honored guest. But of course, since
Masonry is such a secret underground cabal you will have to resort to employing
a hideous tome of arcane, forbidden knowledge called a 'phone book' to
find a local lodge if you have any desire to see a Masonic installation
ceremony; you might even have to brave the especially shocking portion
of it known as the 'Yellow Pages'.
Or you could just Google the words 'Masonic',
'lodge', and the name of your hometown to bring up the lodge website, just
whichever you prefer.
Whether you personally have any interest
in attending a lodge event or not, I hope you will at least consider my
proposal to take Szymanski on in an adult, honest debate. I doubt he will
agree to it but you never know. Of course, if Masonry had one percent of
the power it's supposed to have, or was one percent as sinister as it's
supposed to be, people like Szymanski could never get away with the libelous
garbage they publish year after year after year with nothing being done
to them, a point that for some reason has been lost on generations of anti-Masons.
I guess logic isn't a strong point for some people. And since Masons tend
to be actual _men_ (a phenomenon that I suspect is unfamiliar to Szymanski)
we tend to not respond to outrageously stupid attacks, viewing them as
being beneath a reply, though that self-discipline somehow is always interpreted
as an admission of guilt. Like my Masonic brothers I have put up with this
kind of asinine behavior in the past; but Szymanski seems to be getting
bolder (though with Szymanski 'boldness' has a different meaning from its
usual one) every week and as a regular Rense reader I have now had enough.
I should also mention briefly a topic
that Szymanski repeats endlessly, employing the Big Lie technique so favored
by Hitler and Goebbels, namely that if you repeat a lie often enough it
becomes a fact in the mind of the public....we saw a similar tactic used
with Iraq's nonexistent WMDs, but I digress. Szymanski's Big Lie -- or
perhaps Big Half-Truth -- has to do with a notorious Masonic lodge in Italy
in the 1970s called P2. P2 was composed of right-wing Italians who joined
Masonry and came together as a lodge for the purpose of plotting a neo-Fascist
coup against the Italian government. P2 also had some shady dealings with
the Vatican Bank, as Szymanski loves to gleefully report. What Szymanski
always, over and over again, "accidentally" forgets to mention
is that as soon as the Grand Orient of Italy (their equivalent of a Grand
Lodge) got wind of what was going on in P2 all of its members were expelled
from Masonry and P2's charter was revoked. P2 nevertheless continued to
operate for some time as what is known as a "clandestine" lodge,
i.e. without the consent or recognition of the Grand Orient of Italy or
any other Grand Lodge or Masonic body. The P2 neo-Fascists therefore were
simply fanatics using Masonry as a cover for their own agenda, an agenda
that had and has nothing to do with legitimate Masonry. Szymanski could
easily discover all of this, but that would, of course, involve getting
his hands dirty in those annoying critters called 'facts'.
One minor piece of trivia in connection
with the P2 scandal: Roberto Calvi of the Vatican Bank was found murdered
in 1982, hanging from Blackfriar's Bridge in London. Anti-Masons immediately
seized on this as "proof" that he was murdered by Masons, and
spread the lie that Masons are traditionally known as the "Black Friars".
This is a complete fabrication. The name "Black Friars" is in
fact a term for the Dominican Order of the Catholic Church, a fact that
can be verified by contacting the Dominicans themselves or by referencing
the autobiography of ex-Dominican Matthew Fox, _Confessions_, which is
where I learned the true meaning of the Black Friars (it's simply a reference
to their black robes).
As you can see from this letter, Jeff,
I tend to like facts. I tend to like actual history, and logic as most
of the human race understands that term, and reality as it exists on _this_
planet, not the one that Szymanski orbits around. There are some great
contributors to your website, but Greg Szymanski is not one of them. I
actually have about a million things I need to be doing other than getting
mired down in a debate with him, but I am tired of him getting away scot
free with his lies about a fraternity I hold dear, and since I don't see
any other of my brother Masons stepping up to the plate, I will reluctantly
do so. You are welcome to forward this email to Szymanski if you wish,
or for that matter to publish it on your site. Or to just delete it. Whatever
By the way, in case you're wondering
where I got your email address, it wasn't by being connected to The Satanic
Cabal That Knows And Sees Everything, it was because I'm friends with Mary
Sparrowdancer, who can vouch for my motives and character. Aside from the
Szymanski debate, if you ever have any questions about Masonry I will be
happy to try to answer them. And whether you do or not, and whether there
is any debate with Szymanski or not, keep up the great work of spreading
information that otherwise would never see the light of day.
Bro. Mark Waldron
Apollo Lodge #921
Grand Lodge of Alabama
Reply from Greg Szymanski
In response to Mr W: I am only the journalist.
Debate Mr. Zenith Harris Merrill, who collected the following information
"For even Satan disguises himself
as an angel of light.
Therefore it is not surprising if his
disguise themselves as servants of righteousness;
whose end shall be according to their
(2 Corinthians 11:14-15)
Freemasonry claims to be compatible with
"Christianity," but it is not.
Freemasonry denies that it is a religion,
but it is.
Freemasonry denies that it worships Lucifer,
but it does.
Freemasonry is derived from Satan, who
is, according to Jesus, "a liar and the father of liars."
Freemasonry is a rival religion to Christianity,
and it is a Luciferian Cult.
How long halt ye between two opinions?
If the Lord be God, follow him;
but if Baal, then follow him." 1
Freemasonry and Masonry, (commonly called
"the Craft") are interchangeable terms.
"The root problem (for Christians)
in Freemasonry, is that it is truly a form of religion that has its own
creed, religious instruction, and ritual that is Universalist in nature,
recognizing all religions equally."
This has been documented by the Cult
Awareness Ministry, Saints Alive, of Christian author Ed Decker, and many
other Christian authors, especially former Masons, during the 18th, 19th
and 20th centuries. Among those who have denounced Freemasonry and openly
taken a stand against it are:
John Wesley, Alexander Campbell, Daniel
Webster, Wendell Phillips, Chief Justice Charles Marshall, Charles Sumner,
John Hancock, Horace Greeley, Dwight L. Moody, R. A. Torrey, Timothy Dwight,
Charles Finney, Charles Blanchard, John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John
Madison, Amos Wells, Simon Peter Long, James M. Gray, Billy Sunday, John
R. Rice and Ulysses S. Grant.
"Participating in Masonry must surely
separate its real Christian members from full service to Christ, as well
as "yoking them unevenly with nonbelievers in Christ,"which the
Bible forbids in 2 Corinthians: 6:14-18:
"Do not be bound together with unbelievers;
for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship
has light with darkness?
Or what harmony has Christ with Belial,
or what has a believer in common with an unbeliever?
Or what agreement has the temple of God
with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; just as God said,
"I will dwell in them and walk among them; and I will be their God,
and they shall be my people.
"Therefore, come out from their
midst and be separate," says the Lord. "and do not touch what
is unclean; And I will welcome you.
"And I will be a father to you,
And you shall be sons and daughters to Me," Says the Lord Almighty.
Ed Decker, founder and international
director of "Saints Alive In Jesus", a ministry to members of
cult groups, in What You Need To Know About Masons, continues: "When
a father and a husband bows his knee at an altar where Baal and Zoroaster
are given equal recognition and power to that given to the God of Abraham,
Isaac, and Jacob, in a lodge where the precious name of Jesus Christ is
specifically removed and forbidden so as "not to offend non-Christian
members," that father and husband has bowed his knee to Baal, in idolatrous
and false worship, and his family and his church will reap the fruit of
that submission, for through him these evil spiritual entities gain legal
In defiance of the first of the Ten Commandments
in Exodus 20:3, which states: "Thou shalt have no other Gods before
(or beside) me," Masonic rites and rituals venerate all of the pagan
gods of the Mystery Religions that originated in ancient Babylon. The knowledge
of these gods then spread out over all the earth when God dispursed all
those who had chosen apostasy at the tower of Babel.
Freemasonry's gods include: Baal, Marduk,
Jupiter, Orion, Hermes, Proetheus, Zeus, Thor, Apollo, Hercules, Bacchus,
Osiris-the Egyptian God of the dead, Adonis, and Mithra-the Roman Sun God.
These are all idols, false gods that are worshipped by Occultists, Satanists,
Witchcraft and Masons! Statues of them can be found in Masonic Lodges around
the world, and their names are invoked in official rites and rituals.
The late Dr. Walter Martin, world renown
authority on comparative religion and author of the Christian classic:
The Kingdom of the Cults, during a debate with a self professed "Christian
Mason," on "The John Ankerberg Show," referred to Masonry
as "Metaphysical Satanism."
Dr. Martin also stated of Masonry that
he strenuously objected to the paganism within it. Upon visiting the Masonic
Temple in Los Angeles, he found there a statue of Moses, a statue of Zoroaster,
one of Osiris, and statues of many Egyptian gods and goddesses. His objection
was that "when you put Moses, a representative of the God of the Bible,
in the midst of the pagan world, which God judged for its evil, condemning
them as vile, depraved, and wicked, then you have gone beyond 'just symbols',
and are playing with dangerous spiritual fire."
"As a Christian, this is totally
incongruent with 2nd Corinthians: 'Come out from among them and be separate,
saith the Lord, "and I will be your God and you will be my people.'"
Freemasonry teaches that "in all
religions there is a basis of truth; in all there is pure morality."
Masonry teaches that it has the mission of bringing together "all
men of all religions," under the Masonic banner and around the Masonic
altar. This was the identical goal of ancient Babylon at the Tower of Babel
and the current goal of the New Age movement.
1 Samuel: 15:22-23: "And Samuel
said, Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices,
as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice,
and to hearken than the fat of rams. For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft,
and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry."
Freemasonry substitutes a false gospel
of "good works", and salvation through an individual's own effort,
instead of the true gospel of Jesus Christ, as recorded in the Bible in
Romans 6:23, in which God says: "For the wages of sin is death, but
the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord." "Christian"
Freemasons are giving their time and energy to Freemasonry, an organization
where, behind the facade of service and charity to the community, knowingly
at the highest degrees, and perhaps unknowingly to those in the lower degrees,
all members are serving in Satan's Camp. By doing so they deny Jesus Christ
the glory He would receive in the eyes of the world, if their charitable
works were done through His Church and in His Name, and the purpose of
the Church is 1) to worship God and 2) to glorify His name.
It is not possible to glorify God when
working in the Masonic Lodge, as the Name of Jesus Christ is not allowed
to be used in prayer and even when Bible verses are quoted in rituals,
the name of Jesus is routinely omitted, in disobedience to God, for in
Revelation 22:19, God proclaims: "and if anyone takes away from the
words of the book of this prophecy, "God" shall take away his
part from the "Book of Life, from the holy city, and from the things
which are written in this book."
William Schnoebelen, former Witch and
Satanist, and former 32nd degree Mason, in Masonry; Beyond The Light equates
Freemasonry with Witchcraft. In a chapter called "The Witchcraft Connection,"
he lists the following occultists, witches and sorcerers who have all been
high ranking Freemasons during the past century:
Arthur Edward Waite-occult writer, [black
magician] and Masonic historian who wrote an "Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry."
Dr. Wynn Westcott-member of the Societas
Rosicruciana in Anglia and founding member of the occult Order of the Golden
Dawn whose members introduced "Tantric" perverted ritualistic
sex to western society as worship.
S. L. MacGregor Mathers-co-founder of
the occultic Golden Dawn.
Aleister Crowley-master satanist of this
century who was pursued in letters by pseudo-scientist Afred Kinsey for
his "sexual experiences," and who founded the anti-Christ religion,
Thelema. He used children in perverted sexual rituals and advocated human
Dr. Gerard Encausse-(Papus) masterful
author, teacher of the Tarot and leader of the occult Martinistes society
Dr. Theodore Reuss-head of the O.T.O.,
a German occult satanic society which made Aleister Crowley its head for
the British Isles
George Pickingill-the master warlock
(male witch) of 19th century England, leader of the "Pickingill covens"
Annie Besant-leader of the occult Theosophical
society and co-Masonic hierarch
Alice Bailey-founder of the occultic
New Age, Lucis (formerly Lucifer) Trust and author of The Externalization
of the Hierarchy" which foretells the "New Age" or New World
Order" naming 1)Freemasonry, 2)the public School System, and 3)the
mainline visible apostate "Christian" church as the three organizations
through which the New World Order will insidiously infiltrate the world's
society as a Trojan horse - from the inside.
Bishop C. W. Leadbetter-Theosophist,
mentor to the failed New Age "Christ", Krishnamurti, and prelate
in the occult Liberal Catholic Church
Manly P. Hall-Rosicrucian adept, author
of popular Freemasonry manuals, founder of the Philosophical Research Society
Gerald B. Gardner- British founder and
practitioner of the modern Wiccan (white Witchcraft) revival.
Alex Sanders-self-styled "King of
the Witches" in London and one of the most influential leaders of
Wicca (witchcraft) after Gardner.
Freemasonry welcomed all of these powerful
occultists and sorcerers into its highest ranks; Bill Schnoebelen asks:
"should a Christian desire to be a member of such an organization?"
"Be ye not unequally yoked together
with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness?
and what communion hath light with darkness?" II Corinthians 6:14
In The Dark Side of Freemasonry, Ed Decker
describes how, a few years after he became a Christian, he had delivered
a message against the cult of Mormonism in a Baptist Church and was accosted
by an elderly member of the church board who told him in great stress that
"You better stop doing this. You are sharing secrets that only Masons
are supposed to know."
Mr. Decker had revealed information about
the secret Mormon temple oaths, the symbolism, signs and tokens, and the
apron that Lucifer wore - as the Mormons, who teach that Lucifer is the
brother of Jesus, have the Mormon instructor portray Lucifer in part of
the Mormon temple ritual wearing an apron identical to the lambskin apron
all Masons receive and treasure.
When Masons receive their lambskin apron,
they are told it will be their covering at the "Great White Throne
judgement," when, after their death, they face God. For any Christian
to accept this lie is preposterous, for the Bible says in Revelation, 20th
chapter, that the "Great White Throne judgement" is the 2nd judgement,
the judgement of the unsaved only - those who will all be thrown into the
lake of fire for eternity - and no Christian should expect to be there,
with or without a lambskin apron!
Galatians 3:27: "For all of you
who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ."
The only "covering" God will
accept is the blood of Jesus Christ, which covers the sins of every Christian.
For Freemasonry to claim that wearing a lambskin apron will somehow win
the approval of God denies the Word of God and is the sin of Cain, to try
to substitute their own righteousness for that which God provides.
Mr. Decker, a former Mormon, who had
never been a Mason informed the gentleman that he had no idea what he was
talking about. The old gentleman then proceeded to explain to him that
the Mormon temple rituals are based on Masonic ritual secrets, because
Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism was a Mason and had broken his blood
oath to never reveal Masonic secrets by using their secret symbols, names
and rituals in his own new religion, Mormonism.
Joseph Smith's brother Hiram was also
a Mason, and also the first five presidents of the Mormon church were Masons.
The mob that murdered Joseph Smith in Nauvoo, Illinois, the site of one
of the largest Masonic lodges in the United States at that time, consisting
of over fourteen hundred members in one lodge, is believed to have been
composed of Masons who were murdering him in obedience to their own secret
Masonic blood oaths to take the life of any fellow member who betrayed
The church elder then threatened Mr.
Decker that unless he stopped talking about these things, he was going
to get hurt, because "If you're saying that the Mormons are Satanic,
what are you saying about Masonry?" To this, Mr. Decker replied that
"if Masonry is based on the same rituals and blood oaths as Mormonism,
it is from the same Pit of Hell!"
Only to the one fifth of Master Masons
who elect to be exalted to the Holy Royal Arch degree of Masonry, is the
Masonic "lost word", or the name of the God of Masonry revealed.
At this time, they are told that contrary to everything they have previously
been told about Masonry's god: TGAOTU (The Great Architect of the Universe)
or "The All Seeing Eye," they are now no longer free to believe
in a generic term for God , according to their own personal creed, or religion,
but Freemasonry's chief god is now revealed to them as Jah-Bul-On. This
is an idolatrous, unholy and counterfeit trinity composed of these three
1) Jahweh, the Old Testament or Jewish
Tanakh name for Almighty God;
2) Baal, the Caananite fertility god
and Sun god, whose worship God forbid throughout Scripture; and
3) Osiris, the Egyptian god of the dead.
To any Christian, this is idolatry, and
to the God of Christianity, the God of the Holy Bible, it is an abomination!
Masonry is contrary to the first three
of the ten commandments, and denies Christ, our "Lord of Lords and
King of Kings" as "The only name by which we must be saved."
This is the problem of the Lodge for
Christians, and for anyone seeking to find and please the one true God
of the Universe, the God of the Bible. This idolatrous sin of the fathers,
when they have literally bent their knee to Baal at the Masonic altar,
during Masonic rituals, can wreck spiritual havoc in the lives of Masonic
families, and in churches where Masons are in leadership, hindering, limiting
and blinding, because every Master Mason has officially become a "Priest
of Baal," opening the door to Satan, the adversary.
Only through sincere prayer, asking God
that the cleansing blood of Jesus Christ be applied to these occultic spiritual
soul ties that allow Satan access, can they be broken, and through renouncing
membership in Masonry by submitting in writing, a "demit" to
the lodge, can an individual member and his family be set free from bondage
Although such ties cannot destroy the
salvation of a Christian, they do allow Satan to make his Christian walk
much more difficult. Freemasonry is ancient "Sun" worship, i.e.,
Baal worship, which is, in it's spiritual reality and in it's symbolism,
a fertility religion. The spiritual fruit of the religion of Freemasonry
is sexual immorality, rebellion, alcoholism, drug abuse and perversion,
and having that spiritual influence brought into the home, through the
soul ties of the head of the household, can create havoc in the lives of
children, especially adolescent children, for the sin of idolatry is visited
upon the children to the 3rd and 4th generation.
"My people are destroyed for lack
because thou hast rejected knowledge,
I will also reject thee,
that thou shalt be no priest to me:
seeing thou hast forgotten the law of
I will also forget thy children."
No Room In The Inn
According to Jim Shaw, former 33rd degree
Mason, who officially resigned from Masonry, after becoming a Christian
and studying the Bible, as he wrote in Deadly Deception: "there is
underlying all Masonic thinking and writing, an attitude and spirit of
elitism which says, "Masonry is not for everyone, just for the select
few." At the same time Masonry teaches it is the only true religion
and that all other religions are but corrupted and perverted forms of Masonry.
This is both elitist and contradictory,
in that it leaves no hope for the non-elite to ever be able to find the
"true religion." Freemasonry proudly proclaims it makes good
men better; but this leaves no provision for bad men to ever be able to
He continues: "It is significant,
I think, that those whom Masonry rejects and excludes are the very ones
Jesus sought out to accept and minister to:
The Lodge excludes and rejects the blind,
for they cannot see to engage in the signs and due-guards;
it rejects the crippled and maimed, for
they cannot assume the body positions necessary for the signs and due-guards.
The deaf are excluded because they cannot
hear the "secret" words.
The poor are excluded, for they cannot
pay the fees and dues.
The mentally challenged are rejected
because they cannot memorize the correct questions and answers to be recited
in rituals in order to function in the Lodge.
The emotionally ill are rejected because
they cannot be trusted with the "secrets."
Historically, blacks and women have been
excluded simply because they are considered unsuitable."
"Jesus, on the other hand proclaims
that "whosoever will, may come" and receive His gift of redemption
and that all may "take the water of life freely" (Rev. 22:17).
He especially reached out to the blind, the crippled, the mentally challenged
and mentally ill, the poor and the unwanted - the very ones Masonry excludes
and rejects (as unworthy)."
In the lecture awarding the "32nd
degree," which is the highest earned degree in Freemasonry, as the
33rd degree is honorary, the initiate is informed: "You have reached
the mountain peak of Masonic instruction - a peak covered with mist, which
YOU in search for further light can penetrate only by your own efforts,
as did Pythagoras." Pythagoras was a 5th century B.C. occultist and
mathematician, who believed in the transmigration of the soul or reincarnation.
Having achieved the final highest degree
of Freemasonry, after many months, or sometimes years of memorization,
and much money in fees paid for each degree, as these degrees are definitely
not free of charge, one finds that instead of the light (truth) that has
been consistently promised him, he is now "cut loose," i.e.,
told that he must continue on his own, through his own efforts, if he is
ever to find total spiritual light.
In contrast to Masonry's inability to
deliver spiritual enlightenment, all who sincerely seek truth and light
in Jesus Christ, who declared Himself to be Truth and Light, are promised
that they will receive it. Jesus is the beginning and the end of the search,
for all those who come unto Him seeking life, meaning and understanding,
He fulfills. God, who cannot lie, guarantees that if we call upon Him,
in the name of Jesus, we will never be disappointed or ashamed. Romans
10:4: "For Christ is the end (fulfillment) of the law for righteousness
to everyone that believeth."
Jesus Forbid the Bloody Pagan Oaths That
Are Required of All Members of Freemasonry
In Matthew 5:34-37, He said "But
I say to you, make no oath at all either by heaven, for it is the throne
of God, or by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet, or by Jerusalem,
for it is the city of the grat King. "Nor shall you make an oath on
your head for you cannot make one hair white or black, "But let your
statement be, 'Yes, yes' or 'No, no', and anything beyond these is of evil."
The oath of the 1st degree of Masonry,
that of an Entered Apprentice, concludes with: "...binding myself
under no less penalty than that of having my throat cut from ear to ear,
my tongue torn out by its roots and buried in the rough sands of the sea
at low-water mark where the tide ebbs and flows twice in twenty-four hours,
should I ever knowingly or willingly violate this my solemn oath and obligation
as an Entered Apprentice Mason, so help me God."
The oath for the 2nd degree of Masonry,
that of Fellow Craft, ends as follows: "...binding myself under no
less penalty than having my left breast torn open, my heart plucked out,
and given as a prey to the wild beasts of the field and the fowls of the
air, so help me God..."
The 3rd degree oath, to become a Master
Mason, is: "...having my body severed in twain, my bowels taken from
thence and burned to ashes, the ashes scattered to the four winds of heaven,
so that no more trace or remembrance may be had of so vile and perjured
wretch as I..."
The oath to become a Knight of Malta
(after taking in hand the upper part of a human skull containing wine):
"This pure wine I now take in testimony of my belief in the mortality
of the body and the immortality of the soul and may this libation appear
as a witness against me both here and hereafter - and as the sins of the
world were laid upon the head of the Savior, so may all the sins committed
by the person whose skull this was be heaped upon my head, in addition
to my own, should I ever knowingly or willingly violate or transgress any
obligation that I have heretofore taken, take at this time, or shall at
any future period take in relation to any degree of Masonry or order of
Knighthood. So help me God."
The 10th degree of the Scottish Rite
concludes: "...and in failure of this my obligation, I consent to
have my body opened perpendicularly, and to be exposed for eight hours
in the open air, that the venomous flies may eat of my entrails, my head
to be cut off and put on the highest pinnacle of the world and I will always
be ready to inflict the same punishment on those who shall disclose this
degree and break this obligation..."
The oath of the Shrine A.A.O.N.M.S. (Shriners)
concludes as follows: "...in willful violation whereof I may incur
the fearful penalty of having my eyeballs pierced to the center with a
three-edged blade, my feet flayed and I will be forced to walk the hot
sands upon the sterile shores of the Red Sea, until the flaming sun shall
strike me with livid plague, and may Allah the God of Arab, Muslim and
Mohammedan, the God of our fathers support me to the entire fulfillment
of the same, Amen, Amen, Amen."
All Shriners receive, as one of their
most prized possessions a red "fez" felt headdress, which they
wear to their meetings and events as a badge of honor, ignorant of its'
historical origin. The traditional red "fez" originated in the
city of Fez, a city in Northern Morocco many centuries ago, when a Muslim
army slaughtered the entire Christian population of Fez. The blood from
hundreds of slaughtered Christians ran in the streets, and victorious muslims
dipped their headdresses in the blood as a symbol of victory. For "Christian"
Mason Shriners to wear these red Fez hats is an afront to God and to the
memory of those martyred Christians.
Each of the above pagan Masonic oaths,
except the shriners, which is sworn to Allah, the God of the Qu'ran, and
of Muslims, conclude with the words, 'So help me God.' For a Christian
to call upon God as a witness to these evil barbaric oaths, as he is voluntarily
binding himself to a spirit of fear by agreeing to be murdered by his lodge
brothers, or to mutilate and murder any Masonic brother who reveals Masonic
secrets, is an incredibly sad and spiritually blind deed, and an abomination
Jesus said in Matthew 10:28: "And
fear not them who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but
rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell."
In 2 Timothy 1:7, the Holy Spirit, writing
through Paul tells us: "For God hath not given us the spirit of fear;
but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind."
Jesus said in John 18:20: "I spoke
openly to the world' I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple,
...and in secret have I said nothing."
Luke 12:3 Jesus said, "But there
is nothing covered up that will not be revealed and hidden that will not
be known. Accordingly, whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard
in the light, and what you have whispered in the inner rooms shall be proclaimed
from the housetops."
Albert Pike (1809-1891), author of Morals
and Dogma, is looked upon today as the foremost literary genius of Masonry.
He rewrote all Scottish Rite rituals practised today. These rituals are
pagan and occultic in design. Mr. Pike was an admitted worshipper of Lucifer,
believing that two coequal Gods exist in the universe, Lucifer, the God
of good and light and Adonay, the Christian god, who rules evil and darkness.
In Morals and Dogma, Pike declares that
Masonry has inherited and currently practices the same occultic Mystery
religion, as was practised in Babylon."
Masonic Symbolism's Foundation Of Phallic
Worship Blasphemes God
The true meaning of Masonic symbols and
thus, the true meaning of Masonry itself is known only by the Prince Adepts
of Masonry, they (Albert Pike, Albert Mackey, J.D. Buck, Daniel Sickles,etc.,
teach us that Masonry is a revival of the Ancient Mysteries, the Mystery
Religions of Babylon, Egypt, Persia, Rome and Greece, and the Druids, in
summary, the "Old Religion."
Because very few Masons bother to investigate
the contents of their Masonic Lodge Libraries, they remain ignorant of
the evil and perverted meanings of their symbols and rituals, as taught
in Masonry's Higher Degrees.
Albert G. Mackey, a 33rd degree Mason,
who spent thirty five years interpreting the degrees of Freemasonry, and
author of an Encyclopedia of Freemasonry, wrote that it was right and necessary
to lie to Blue Degree initiates. He said, "He is intentionally misled
by false interpretations. It is not intended that he shall understand,
but it is intended that he shall imagine he understands. True understanding
is reserved for the Adepts, the Princes of Masonry." Thus, Masonry's
definition of truth originated with Satan in the garden of Eden.
Hosea 4:6: "My people are destroyed
for lack of knowledge." A Mason is told in the first degree, that
the meaning of the square is to square our actions; the compasses, to circumscribe
and keep us within the bounds of all mankind, but more especially with
a brother Mason.
Albert Mackey's definitive Encyclopedia
of Freemasonry, however reveals that the Square and Compasses are related
to the "point within the circle," which he calls "an important
and beautiful alstruse allusion to the old sun worship, introducing that
adaptation of sun worship known among the ancients, as the worship of the
Mackey continues: "The phallus was
a sculptured representation of the male organ of generation, and its worship
in the ancient Mystery Religion, was adopted by the sun worshippers of
old, and incorporated into the symbolism of Freemasonry.
The central symbols of Freemasonry, therefore,
represent the human reproductive organs! In esoteric Freemasonry, the square
is the symbol of the lingam (godforce in Witchcraft) and the compasses
are the symbol of the female organs, called the yoni or shakti (goddess
force) by Occultists.
The Christian Mason is attending Lodge,
and worshipping at an altar with symbols of the male and female organs
entwined over an open Bible!
"Another Gospel" Is Legitimized
By The Participation Of Christians In Masonry
Famous Christian evangelist and author,
Dr. John R. Rice, describes his experience with Masonry, as a young man.
He was invited, by several very respected men in his church, to join the
local chapter of the Masonic Lodge. The night of his inititation, he could
not believe the horror of the obscene oath he was expected to repeat. He
had the courage to denouce the entire proceedings and to walk out and never
Luke 8:21 "But he [Jesus] said to
them in answer, ... my brothers are those who have knowledge of the word
of God and do it."
With great sadness, Dr. Rice tells of
the Lodge Members he has known, who were blinded to their need for a "Saviour
for forgiveness of sins" because of the gospel of "Works"
taught in the Lodge, and the participation of Christian Ministers, Elders,
and Deacons in their rituals, thereby "Causing their brother to stumble"
for all eternity.
Colossians 2:8: "See to it that
no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according
to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the
world, rather than according to Christ."
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In the article by Mark Waldron he states
"The P2 neo-Fascists therefore were
simply fanatics using Masonry as a cover for their own agenda, an agenda
that had and has nothing to do with legitimate Masonry".
This is basically what is going on in
Masonry. The average Mason at the bottom of the pyramid is not aware what
is going on at the top of the pyramid. The agenda of the 33 degree Masons
at the top of the Masonic organization is kept hidden and what they are
doing is not told to the "laymen" at the bottom of the pyramid.
Mark simply dismisses P2 as not
that big of a deal. Some of these men were connected to the Vatican Bank
scandal, which included the killing of Roberto Calvi, who was one of the
key players in the theft and money laundering going on at the
Vatican Bank to the tune of over a billion dollars, which was a lot of
money in the early 1980's. The Church, as they normally do, paid out
over $200 million dollars to settle this case and avoid any investigation
that could lead to the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church, who had
to know of what was going on because it involved so much money.
What is desperately needed is a MAJOR
investigation of the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church and the top
level of the Mason organization. We must find out WHAT IS THE AGENDA of
the few men at the top of the pyramid, who control these organizations
and what they are doing with the many billions of dollars these organizations
have in their vaults, along with the billions of dollars of property they
control world wide.
An investigation by unconnected
investigators and a prosecutor with full government authority to subpoena
records, witnesses and everything else you would need in such an investigation
could shed light on possibly one of the most horrendous crimes ever perpetrated
on humanity over the centuries. What these men at the top of these
organizations are possibly doing along with the other webs of the Illuminati could
be negatively affecting the lives of the over six billion human beings
on planet Earth. Such an investigation would be astounding to say the least.