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Glenn Beck as a Mormon Christian joins with Ed Young’s Freedom Experience

August 20, 2016

The context of this event is in this news link.

It’s part of my personal research into the Mormon Christians, the Southern Baptists, and Islam. If people are going to fight a religious war, now might be a good time to pay attention to which direction each faction is going.

The Prophecies of Isaiah

August 3, 2016

I was reminded to study more thoroughly the prophets of old before 1st AD Christendom.

I can very well understand why the Zealot faction of Judea and the various other fanatical or fervours Jews disbelieved in the message of the Christian Messiah to prefer a king to lead them in a holy war.

The Future Glory of Zion
54 “Sing, barren woman,
you who never bore a child;
burst into song, shout for joy,
you who were never in labor;
because more are the children of the desolate woman
than of her who has a husband,”
says the Lord.
2 “Enlarge the place of your tent,
stretch your tent curtains wide,
do not hold back;
lengthen your cords,
strengthen your stakes.
3 For you will spread out to the right and to the left;
your descendants will dispossess nations
and settle in their desolate cities.
4 “Do not be afraid; you will not be put to shame.
Do not fear disgrace; you will not be humiliated.
You will forget the shame of your youth
and remember no more the reproach of your widowhood.
5 For your Maker is your husband—
the Lord Almighty is his name—
the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer;
he is called the God of all the earth.
6 The Lord will call you back
as if you were a wife deserted and distressed in spirit—
a wife who married young,
only to be rejected,” says your God.
7 “For a brief moment I abandoned you,
but with deep compassion I will bring you back.
8 In a surge of anger
I hid my face from you for a moment,
but with everlasting kindness
I will have compassion on you,”
says the Lord your Redeemer.
9 “To me this is like the days of Noah,
when I swore that the waters of Noah would never again cover the earth.
So now I have sworn not to be angry with you,
never to rebuke you again.
10 Though the mountains be shaken
and the hills be removed,
yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken
nor my covenant of peace be removed,”
says the Lord, who has compassion on you.
11 “Afflicted city, lashed by storms and not comforted,
I will rebuild you with stones of turquoise,[a]
your foundations with lapis lazuli.
12 I will make your battlements of rubies,
your gates of sparkling jewels,
and all your walls of precious stones.
13 All your children will be taught by the Lord,
and great will be their peace.
14 In righteousness you will be established:
Tyranny will be far from you;
you will have nothing to fear.
Terror will be far removed;
it will not come near you.
15 If anyone does attack you, it will not be my doing;
whoever attacks you will surrender to you.
16 “See, it is I who created the blacksmith
who fans the coals into flame
and forges a weapon fit for its work.
And it is I who have created the destroyer to wreak havoc;
17 no weapon forged against you will prevail,
and you will refute every tongue that accuses you.
This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord,
and this is their vindication from me,”
declares the Lord.

After being promised that their enemies would surrender to them, they must have thought God’s power would guarantee victory. No, the only nation that this would apply to would be America, specifically the USA. How were the primitive back then supposed to know that thousands of years would happen first before humanity got to that level? Back then, around the first AD in Judea, many false prophets arose, claiming to be Moses’ second messiah. Similar to striking gold in the Californian gold rush or buying snake oil healing solutions. Sometimes it is fool’s gold and sometimes the healing solution is a poison. Humans have been known to deceive others as well as themselves.

Of course, America’s protection, through the grace of God, can only be sustained if the people remain righteous. If ever they fall to sin and evil across the continent, then the conduit to God’s power will be disrupted, and the protection or grace will be removed.

In some ways, Israel is indeed the lesser satan, as viewed by Islam’s Allah, or what may be known as Lucifer. The USA came first, however, even if the byproduct is an ocean away. The USA is the greater satan to Islam’s Lucifer. While the secular nations have diverged, the holy connections are still the same as before.

Isaiah 3New International Version (NIV)

Judgment on Jerusalem and Judah
3 See now, the Lord,
the Lord Almighty,
is about to take from Jerusalem and Judah
both supply and support:
all supplies of food and all supplies of water,
2 the hero and the warrior,
the judge and the prophet,
the diviner and the elder,
3 the captain of fifty and the man of rank,
the counselor, skilled craftsman and clever enchanter.
4 “I will make mere youths their officials;
children will rule over them.”
5 People will oppress each other—
man against man, neighbor against neighbor.
The young will rise up against the old,
the nobody against the honored.
6 A man will seize one of his brothers
in his father’s house, and say,
“You have a cloak, you be our leader;
take charge of this heap of ruins!”
7 But in that day he will cry out,
“I have no remedy.
I have no food or clothing in my house;
do not make me the leader of the people.”
8 Jerusalem staggers,
Judah is falling;
their words and deeds are against the Lord,
defying his glorious presence.
9 The look on their faces testifies against them;
they parade their sin like Sodom;
they do not hide it.
Woe to them!
They have brought disaster upon themselves.
10 Tell the righteous it will be well with them,
for they will enjoy the fruit of their deeds.
11 Woe to the wicked!
Disaster is upon them!
They will be paid back
for what their hands have done.
12 Youths oppress my people,
women rule over them.
My people, your guides lead you astray;
they turn you from the path.
13 The Lord takes his place in court;
he rises to judge the people.
14 The Lord enters into judgment
against the elders and leaders of his people:
“It is you who have ruined my vineyard;
the plunder from the poor is in your houses.
15 What do you mean by crushing my people
and grinding the faces of the poor?”
declares the Lord, the Lord Almighty.
16 The Lord says,
“The women of Zion are haughty,
walking along with outstretched necks,
flirting with their eyes,
strutting along with swaying hips,
with ornaments jingling on their ankles.
17 Therefore the Lord will bring sores on the heads of the women of Zion;
the Lord will make their scalps bald.”
18 In that day the Lord will snatch away their finery: the bangles and headbands and crescent necklaces, 19 the earrings and bracelets and veils, 20 the headdresses and anklets and sashes, the perfume bottles and charms, 21 the signet rings and nose rings, 22 the fine robes and the capes and cloaks, the purses 23 and mirrors, and the linen garments and tiaras and shawls.

24 Instead of fragrance there will be a stench;
instead of a sash, a rope;
instead of well-dressed hair, baldness;
instead of fine clothing, sackcloth;
instead of beauty, branding.
25 Your men will fall by the sword,
your warriors in battle.
26 The gates of Zion will lament and mourn;
destitute, she will sit on the ground.

One of those problems with decadence, I would think. Irregardless of the age of man in which humans reside.

It’s hard to date this, so we’ll go with 550 BC, from another transliteration/translation.

1 For behold, the Lord, the Lord of Hosts, doth take away from Jerusalem, and from Judah, the stay and the staff, the whole staff of bread, and the whole stay of water—

2 The mighty man, and the man of war, the judge, and the prophet, and the prudent, and the ancient;

3 The captain of fifty, and the honorable man, and the counselor, and the cunning artificer, and the eloquent orator.

4 And I will give children unto them to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them.

5 And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbor; the child shall behave himself proudly against the ancient, and the base against the honorable.

6 When a man shall take hold of his brother of the house of his father, and shall say: Thou hast clothing, be thou our ruler, and let not this ruin come under thy hand—

7 In that day shall he swear, saying: I will not be a healer; for in my house there is neither bread nor clothing; make me not a ruler of the people.

8 For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen, because their tongues and their doings have been against the Lord, to provoke the eyes of his glory.

9 The show of their countenance doth witness against them, and doth declare their sin to be even as Sodom, and they cannot hide it. Wo unto their souls, for they have rewarded evil unto themselves!

10 Say unto the righteous that it is well with them; for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

11 Wo unto the wicked, for they shall perish; for the reward of their hands shall be upon them!

12 And my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they who lead thee cause thee to err and destroy the way of thy paths.

13 The Lord standeth up to plead, and standeth to judge the people.

14 The Lord will enter into judgment with the ancients of his people and the princes thereof; for ye have eaten up the vineyard and the spoil of the poor in your houses.

15 What mean ye? Ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor, saith the Lord God of Hosts.

16 Moreover, the Lord saith: Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched-forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet—

17 Therefore the Lord will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the Lord will discover their secret parts.

18 In that day the Lord will take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments, and cauls, and round tires like the moon;

19 The chains and the bracelets, and the mufflers;

20 The bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, and the headbands, and the tablets, and the ear-rings;

21 The rings, and nose jewels;

22 The changeable suits of apparel, and the mantles, and the wimples, and the crisping-pins;

23 The glasses, and the fine linen, and hoods, and the veils.

24 And it shall come to pass, instead of sweet smell there shall be stink; and instead of a girdle, a rent; and instead of well set hair, baldness; and instead of a stomacher, a girding of sackcloth; burning instead of beauty.

25 Thy men shall fall by the sword and thy mighty in the war.

26 And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she shall be desolate, and shall sit upon the ground.

This one, almost sounds like they are talking about democracy. Women and youths ruling over others? Where or when has that ever happened in history… usually it is the elders and males who rule politically.

It becomes difficult to interpret what these prophets were seeing. I don’t think even they would have known the historical context and present day geo political boundaries of the USA or Israel. They could be seeing Israel right now. Or just seeing the USA and thinking it is Israel, because there are Jews and Christians here (and deserts). Or they could be seeing both as inseparable, or neither one at all. Visions and voiced commands from God, in that sense, would be like commands from a GPS navigation device in a car. Without a map or context, you might be going anywhere, even off a mountain. If someone were to ask the driver where they were, after x miles and y sets of instructions, they would’t know either.

The State of the Union

July 25, 2016

The issue, as people here including Parker and GBritain have noted on Neo’s blog, are the voters. H RodDamn Clinton and John Fing Kerry and Trump may die in 10 years or 30 years. Or just tomorrow. They aren’t the source of the problem. The problem is the voters who support Kerry and Clinton, who cover for them, who do the evil work of their bureaucracies. Faith and good, require works, or else they are empty. Evil, if it is merely malevolence, violence, and hate, is not enough to serve the goal of evil, one must have henchmen and bureaucrats to do the actual leg work.

So the issue isn’t whether Trump or Cruz is a totalitarian wannabe megalomaniac. The issue is the voters, they, we will always have with us. Even if this generation totally dies out, the next one can be renewed or replaced by Muslims or Europeans. They’ll still be the same, human Poison at large.

Once the voters become obedient Democrats on the human farm plantation… well, then it’s all over. Not even God will be capable of extending a hand over that mass of human trash. But becoming a Demoncrat doesn’t mean joining their religion, it means becoming like them, closer to them, using their methods, understanding their hate, subliming their free will and conscience under the dictates of Power, Victory, Elections, and Fear.

To become like evil is to copy evil. To win elections or wars may mean copying the enemy, as US operators did with Mao’s insurgency manuals in the Phillippines. To win against evil, however, and H RodDamn Clinton may indeed be evil just like all your family and friends who voted for Hussein Obola killing American children with a toast and smile on his face. But fighting evil requires that you not be evil. Once you become like evil, whatever you think you are doing, is now for them. The House of Evil is not divided, although it appears so.

Free will and moral agency, once given up, you cannot get back. Doesn’t matter what your leaders call themselves, Crusaders, establishment, elites, Trump blue collars, Cruz, or anybody else. They are all human. They are all mortal. I do not consider them gods, not anything even close.

That is why America and the world will Burn. Not merely the USA but all of the Americas. Because that is what humanity deserves. People can only learn to value what truly matters through adversity and pain. That is not my fault, that is your nature’s or creator’s fault.

I, personally, feel honored to be at the bonfire. While terrorists and communists have burned their enemies, while the enemies of Charles Martel’s descendants and Charlemagne’s descendants burned Jean De Arc, I wasn’t there to see, or think, or do anything about it. Now that people who truly are responsible for the evils of this world, can feel the heat of the fire, I do not regret missing out on all those historical events. For we also live in interesting times, where we may glorify our own lives and souls by picking good or evil. Whichever team people may be on, let us continue to fight, until the Last Battle.

It will be a fun battle, one full of meaning, fate, and justice. Even God is allowed to be bound by the results of this war. A Kardashev 2 or 3 type civilization or entity bound by the events on a Kardashev .6 civilization on one planet… ironic.

If evil exists in HRC, Hussein and Leftists, what then opposes evil? If light exists, what is darkness? As there is matter, opposed by anti matter, this universe is strangely balanced between black and white. The grayness is more of a mixing, of supernovas and battles, contests of will. The black can turn white. The white can turn black, just like a Go board. The brighter the day, the darker the shadows. The more powerful good becomes on Earth, the more people will fall into evil and hateful unrighteousness. The more evil there is on this planet, the more people begin to understand what good is.

Predicting Civil War 2 for the USA is easy, even 7 years ago. Trying to see into the fate of all things, that we know of, is far more difficult.

No Saviors

July 22, 2016

Turns out the Anti Christ was’t an actual being, but more like a phenomenon. The ability to reject the Covenant with Christ and replace it with a human, Deus Ex Machina style.

Trump’s not a savior — but neither was Obama

Jean De Arc

July 6, 2016

Watching this movie by BYU tv, was very enlightening. The concept of direct divine guidance and teaching, to produce an eiyuu, a warrior hero, and a savior is very interesting. Given the ancient saints and those who covenanted with Judaism’ Old God, Jehovah, it is hard to determine their life details. The records are either distorted or lacking sufficient details.

Yet records of Jean De Arc and Socrates, seem rather well formed.

The Japanese also did an interesting fictional account of her, although they chose not to create a story about Jean De Arc. The female warrior used a sword and had aesthetics and background very similar to Jean De Arc, but they ended up making it about a change up of another legend. It was a great false trail, however, when I was trying to guess what historical person they were modeling that character after.

So in short, Jean was an illiterate peasant of 19 years, who somehow learned martial techniques at such a level that she routinely beat in sparring professional knights and warriors. She successfully convinced old dog military officers and aristocrats to follow her in lifting the siege on Orleans. She successfully won open field battles. She overcame the English army using psychology and pristinity of Christian rituals such as the Eucharist on the Sabbath Day. She sieged a town and overcame it, fighting personally on the front lines. She arranged artillery and siege works via planning. All of this apparently came to her via her visions and voices, in the 4 years before she was called to serve. She first met Archangel Michael and other spirits, when she was about 14-15. 4 years of direct neutral education from spirits and angels, bypassing the visual linguistic method of learning.

It’s nice to know that Charles Martel and Charles the Great (Charlemagne), had such a strong connection to God, even if the clergy of the medieval world at the time had lost touch.

The story and its details also gives a unique and useful glimpse into how God communicates with humans and how humans react. They pretty much react as one would expect, for the normals. While a person, especially a realist military noble, would not believe Voices from Heaven or anyone claiming there of, they can respect results and they can learn to read an aura. When you beat them in H2H combat, they can recognize and learn from that, even if they reject or refuse to understand the spiritual lesson. The fact that Jean had the physical capability in martial arts combined with strategic vision and miraculous changes on the battlefield, paints a great story and provides much better detail than say the Old Testament concerning Moses or Abraham. Human nature stays the same, so we can triangulate based on certainties and sources.

Jean ran into court politics and was betrayed outside of a city, prevented from entering the city, after she had held the rearguard to ensure her cavalry and troops entered the city safely. The gates were then closed, and she was captured by the English [Correction, captured by Burgundians, which are SouthEastern French near Switzerland and Italy]. The English army then ransomed her for some 10,000 gold crowns or ducats, to a Catholic Bishop, that politically sided with the English and got chased out of France as a result of Jean winning battles. He had a grudge, and set up his own private Inquisition. Sort of the reverse of the FBI vs HRC right now. The Bishop and his hand picked judges, interrogated her, to pick up on some political or religious flaw that they could use against her. After 4 months of trying to break her, she was burned at the stake for various legal excuses and the stamp of the evil Bishop. Evil comes in a lot of forms. It took them that long to find something to accuse her of heresy for. And what of Charles, the King of France? They didn’t see it worth much to attempt to rescue her or ransom her. Bishops were pretty rich back then, 10,000 gold coins is probably more than Charles had. To frame it another way, nobles earned around 100-1000 gold ducats every year. Most of that money goes into weapons and armor, and buying food for war horses and troops.

[Reading further into the history, I was glad to know that Jean’s military compatriots, including allied dukes and counts, did try to siege the city she was held in, but they failed numerous times. It’s good to know that not all the French loyal to Charles the 7th, abandoned her as a sacrifice.]

Japanese view of gender equality

July 4, 2016

A couple of interesting topics such as military training women, the specific roles available to the sex/gender, and questioning Christianity vs Budo and equality vs special roles.

Sometimes prophecies need to be checked

June 25, 2016

The question is usually how to check them.

2 Timothy 3: 1-5

1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,

4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;

5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.


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