Monday, November 30, 2009

Herbert W. Armstrong was ahead of his time!


I'm often accosted by some who mindlessly cut and paste a list of Herbert W. Armstrong's "failed prophecies."

I respond Herbert Armstrong was ahead of his time and served as an early warning system. What follows is one of these many exchanges:

...is it really enough to dismiss this written record as "being ahead of his time?"

Yes. Why don't you just be honest and admit you hate Herbert W. Armstrong because he spoke the plain truth that CANNOT be refuted? that your traditional Churchianity is merely baptized paganism the Bible condemns as part of Mystery Babylon? For exposing your SUNday as a pagan counterfeit of the biblical Sabbath; your pagan holidays you've sought with your replacement theology to replace the biblical festivals; that sheeple like you bleat they're born again and don't have a clue what they're talking about, since we're born again at the Resurrection only; that God is not the sadist traditional Christians make Him out to be; that the meek inherit the Earth -- not float off to Heaven; that you're not an immortal soul, eternal life is a gift from God; the wicked will be destroyed, ashes under our feet; we can become literal God-beings, members of the Kingdom-Family of God?

Why don't you just confess and forsake your sins of murderous hatred against HWA for slaughtering your "sacred cow" and exposing it as religious bull from Babylon?

Haven't I refuted Herbert Armstrong by showing his timing was off?

No. The apostle Paul also thought Christ would return in his lifetime. He was ahead of his time, as he, like Herbert W. Armstrong, later realized.

The enemies of God and Herbert W. Armstrong can't refute the plain truth of the Bible that anybody can read and see for themselves. That's why they have such a murderous hatred against Christ in him, just like the "religious" violently opposed Jesus for standing up for the TRUTH over their tradition.

May such misguided folks repent of their mob mentality against God's servants, and learn to go against popular error instead and start teaching the plain truth of the Bible (that contradicts their present idolatrous traditions). Otherwise they'll die in their sins and traditional darkness (John 15:22).

...by what criteria did he speak truth?

Mr. Armstrong spoke the plain truth by the criteria of the Bible that counterfeit Christianity has rejected for their own traditions. The Bereans were noble for checking out what Paul said compared to THE BIBLE - not compared to their traditions (Acts 17:11).

...are you denying he said the things I posted?

I said Herbert Armstrong was ahead of his time. The PRINCIPLES of prophecy he spoke of remain absolutely true: a final revival of the unholy Roman Empire is prophesied and the EU is forging ahead with that Frankenstein Monster now.

I'm stating categorically that what you've thrown up against Herbert Armstrong is a DIVERSIONARY TACTIC, a dishonest attempt to discredit him, since you can't refute the black and white of the Bible he taught on the plain points I've made and you know it. Who do you think you're fooling by such pretense? God? Man? Why play your foolish games?

Proof that you're offering lame excuses is because every one of your popular traditional ministers or groups have taught and said worse things that, unlike HWA, aren't even true according to biblical prophecy, such as Russia attacking America (when Mr. Armstrong alone warned it will ultimately be a German-led Europe that attacks us that even some Protestants now agree is true) and yet we never see you get all hot and bothered about them or post against them or call them false prophets. Why your glaring double standard? Perhaps you're too blind to see it yourself, but now that it's been brought to your attention, prayerfully think about it and see this is the plain truth.

"For exposing your SUNday as a pagan counterfeit of the biblical Sabbath; your pagan holidays you've sought with your replacement theology to replace the biblical festivals" --

I believe Judaizers were addressed by Paul, not by me.

According to your vain traditions and popular error, Paul would be a Judaizer since he kept and taught the biblical Sabbath and festivals, just like Jesus did and will command all nations to keep when He returns and reigns in Jerusalem.

Are you in denial of this plain truth? It says Christ will command both Jews, Israelites and Gentiles, all nations, to keep the Feast of Tabernacles -- not pagan Xmas or Easter (should tell you a lot right there!)- when He reigns from Jerusalem with the glorified Saints, then brilliant God-Beings. Is Jesus a Judaizer? Rather, your kind are Roman wolves in sheep's clothing with your replacement theology, seeking to demonically replace the Sabbath with pagan Sunday, the biblical festivals with your hollow days of pagan origins that GOD HATES, and you do many other similar things with your idolatrous and tinsel traditions.

"...that God is not the sadist traditional Christians make Him out to be; that the meek inherit the Earth - not float off to Heaven;" -- who said anything about floating off? I have specifically said our hope is in the new earth.

Thankfully, you're correct about the New Earth, but your traditional Churchianity teaches folks go to "heaven or hell" when they die, which is a RELIGIOUS LIE. And I see you still misrepresent God as a sadist rather than a loving God who puts the wicked out of their misery, who mercifully destroys them completely in the Lake of Fire and lets them return to dust while the rest become divine.

"that you're not an immortal soul, eternal life is a gift from God;" -- Yes, a gift already given to all.

Another RELIGIOUS LIE. Why don't you believe the clear teachings of the Scripture rather than Catholic-Babylonian doctrines of demons? Satan said, "You shall surely not die." In other words, you're an immortal soul! Yet God's Word says the soul that sins it shall die, and Revelation speaks of the second death (from which there is never a resurrection), and Jesus spoke about destroying both body and soul in "Hell fire." Why don't you believe Him? God isn't the sadist you counterfeit Christians with your serpentine ministers make Him out to be.

"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believes in Him should not PERISH (death), but (on the other hand) have everlasting life."

Life or death - those are the only two choices. Not life and life. And who would consider it a gift if they had eternal life in torment? You're not even being logical or biblical. "The wages of sin is DEATH, but the gift of God is eternal life" (Romans 6:23). Life or death, plain and simple. And "no murderer has eternal life dwelling in him" (1 John 3:15).

"the wicked will be destroyed, ashes under our feet; we can become literal God-beings, members of the Kingdom-Family of God? Why don't you just confess and forsake your sins of murderous hatred against HWA for slaughtering your "sacred cow" and exposing it as religious bull from Babylon?" --

I don't believe you ever answered as to why HWA was lying to you about the Greek language, his sole basis for his beliefs; that it does not concern you......

Why are you still wrestling dishonestly, desperately, with YOUR straw man? I've clearly shown how biblical it is to know and believe and teach we're to become literal God-Beings and I don't need to know Greek to read it in the Bible and believe the simplicity that is in Christ.

Why are you so dishonest and trying to squirm around clear statements like "flesh and blood does NOT inherit the Kingdom of God," and "we shall see Him as He is for we shall be like Him," and even as we've born the human image of Adam, so we'll bear the divine image of Christ, the FIRSTBORN OF MANY BRETHREN.

Why don't you believe those clear Scriptures that you're afraid to address and go off on your little tangents, dishonestly? Why don't you let the Truth set you free from your lying traditions? Why resist the Holy Spirit of truth? You should praise God for exposing such darkness to you and be glad to forsake the Babylon you're in enslaved within.

Regardless, it's your choice: you can become dust or divine, have eternal life or eternal death. But, like God, I encourage you to CHOOSE LIFE.

 


Herbert W. Armstrong Was Ahead of His Time!

Still At Large!

The Jerusalem Post, Jan. 8, 1996, had a front page story about how the GSS sought my deportation for alleged involvement in a "plot to blow up the Al-Aksa mosque."

And now for the rest of the story:

IF the Israeli authorities truly suspected me of being involved in such a dangerous activity, they would have NEVER RELEASED ME with only my passport in their hands. As for those others allegedly involved in some plot, that were "still at large" - THEY'RE STILL AT LARGE to this day, twelve years later, because they don't exist! And, just like twelve years ago I protested my innocence, I continue to this day doing the same, consistent, honest and true, as God knows, and as they very well know.

They had a computer disk with Beyond Babylon on it back then, and now Beyond Babylon is professionally published, and it says now, as then, that it is the GOVERNMENT of Israel's responsibility to remove the mosques and prepare for the Temple. Gershon Salomon, chairman of the Temple Mount Faithful, has been stating that fact publicly since he helped to liberate the Temple Mount in 1967 during the Six Day War. What we say is LEGAL and BIBLICAL, although some would trample our rights to express ourselves and practice our religion, in a vain attempt to appease the Nazi-Muslim beasts. Thankfully, the Temple will soon be REALITY upon the TEMPLE Mount and the mosques will be history!

Exposing the German-Vatican Plot to Occupy Jerusalem

Dangerous Ideas?

American Detained in Jerusalem's Russian Compound

Israel's Unjust Deportation of David Ben-Ariel

Blow up the Mosques or an Expired Visa?

From Toledo to Jerusalem

Why Edward Abington, Jr. Must Be Investigated!

Sunday, November 29, 2009

America has lost it

Are Americans Really This Stupid?

The powers that be want a dumbed down America so they won't know or care to ask legitimate, thought-provoking questions like: how can Obama be a natural born citizen when he admits his Kenyan father isn't an American and only those born to two American citizens are natural born citizens - a Constitutional requirement to be POTUS? A law review editor who has never published any articles in any law reviews? Obama sat for over 20 years in racist Jeremiah Wright's haven of hatred and never heard anything anti-American or anti-Semitic? Obama's health records are sealed from childhood to today? Why does Obama hide his Harvard Law School records? Wouldn't you be proud of them? Why does Obama hide his kindergarten records? Why does Obama fail to come clean with the American people and refuses to start being transparent?

Objective observers in other nations would, at best, wonder if Americans are really this stupid since Obama has kept us in the dark and too many folks fail to question why, fearful of being disturbed by the facts or simply contemptuous of truth. A mind is a terrible thing to waste - but a nation is a frightening thing to lose. It appears America has lost it.

President Usurper Obama

Emperor Obama

Shame on conservative cowards!

Obama's failure

Savior or Saboteur? Obama in a Realistic Light

Treacherous Obama and DNC comrades

President Barack Obama sound good to you?

BLACK DAY IN AMERICA: Obama Wins, America Loses




Saturday, November 28, 2009

Jerusalem project to clean up 'Solomonic' wall

November 19, 2009
EDMOND—Brent Nagtegaal, instructor of archeology at Herbert W. Armstrong College, and Harley Breth, student body class president, will transfer to Jerusalem for a six-week project in late November. Under the supervision of Dr. Eilat Mazar, they will clean up the area around a wall from the period of the First Temple and do some excavation as well.

The wall is probably part of a “Solomonic” gate complex from the First Temple period originally excavated by Sir Charles Warren in the 1860s. Sir Warren excavated the outside of the gate complex. In 1986, Dr. Eilat Mazar discovered the inside of the gate complex, a rectangular stone complex measuring over 2,000 square feet. Previous to the discovery of this water gate, there was little archaeological evidence to corroborate the biblical references to the Davidic dynasty. Dr. Mazar’s excavation, though, was never completely finished, and she will now return with support from the college to clean up the area and complete the excavation.

This project has a smaller scale than previous phases of the dig and Mr. Nagtegaal will assist Dr. Mazar directly. They will work in the area south of the Temple Mount known as the Ophel, where Dr. Mazar’s grandfather, Benjamin Mazar, led the Ambassador College-assisted excavation. It is about 400 feet north of the City of David excavation of King David’s palace. Mr. Nagtegaal was a volunteer on phase two and three of Dr. Mazar’s dig, and served as supervisor of area G for the last half of the third phase.

http://www.pcog.org/article.php?articleid=94

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May God bless these young men as they work in Jerusalem with our Jewish brethren, an opportunity of a lifetime!

I am a Christian Zionist

Jews and Christian Zionists

Herbert W. Armstrong and the Worldwide Church of God Mentioned in Israeli Newspaper

Israel Work History (Worldwide Church of God)

Conflict in Jerusalem

Liberty Bell Park, Jerusalem, Israel


Rabbi misinformed about Herbert W. Armstrong

Herbert Armstrong got the word out about British-Israel!

Herbert Armstrong Got the Word Out About British-Israel!

Herbert W. Armstrong, author of The United States and Britain in Prophecy, did not claim the British-Israel truth was some special "divine revelation" to him, but Mr. Armstrong acknowledged how he was surprised at the amount of information on this subject in his local library in Oregon and how he GLEANED from it and presented it to us on a silver platter. Some of us appreciate that fact and focus on the message - not on the messengers.

Some pitiful, petty, nit-picking, easily distracted souls either accuse Herbert W. Armstrong of plagiarism, or of not giving credit to men like J. H. Allen or G. G. Rupert.

I've posted information on Judah's Scepter and Joseph's Birthright by John Harden Allen on my many blogs. We wouldn't even know about Mr. J. H. Allen if it weren't for Herbert Armstrong, would we? You would think he could have at least acknowledged a few of the British-Israel giants, but he didn't and life goes on and the truth gets out. Blessed be the God of Israel for restoring our identity to us!

I remember borrowing Judah's Sceptre and Joseph's Birthright from Carl Fields, a local elder in the Worldwide Church of God congregation in Toledo, Ohio, at one of our regular Bible studies held in the science auditorium of a high school. He didn't hand it to me in a brown paper bag, meet me privately in the parking lot, but handed it to me in public. We knew about Mr. Allen - who didn't? And those who did read his book were even more grateful afterwards for how Mr. Armstrong waded through many such works and presented it in a more clear and concise manner, blessed by his background in journalism. Even A.N. Dugger, the prominent Church of God, Seventh Day, editor of The Bible Advocate whom Mr. Armstrong knew and corresponded with acknowledged: "I have seen no work near its equal in clearness and completeness. You surely are right, and while I cannot use it in the paper at the present you may be assured that your labor has surely not been in vane [sic.]."

Mr. Armstrong was the one God used - not Allen or Rupert - to restore the identity doctrine to God's Church in a way that no others had. I trust Allen and Rupert (and many others they learned from) would praise God that Mr. Armstrong was able to get the word out! Folks who rightly focus on the message, who recognize the plain truth about British-Israel belongs to God and not to any man or organization, are grateful to God for using Mr. Armstrong mightily to share this truth with MILLIONS worldwide!

A History and Comparison of the Various Editions of The United States and Britain in Prophecy
By Herbert W. Armstrong (1892-1986)

The United States and Britain in Bible Prophecy (United Church of God)

The United States and Britain in Prophecy (Philadelphia Church of God)

The United States and Great Britain in Prophecy (Living Church of God)

United States in Prophecy! (David Ben-Ariel)

Don't Get Sucked in by Vampire Chic!

The Day is Darkest at Twilight

By Karl Harmdierks (guest columnist) | Sabbath, November 28, 2009
Recently, the pop culture society has been super-charged by the upcoming latest installment of the Twilight movies – movies centered on the romance of a girl and a vampire. As I write this, hundreds of thousands of movie-goers flocked to the theaters to see the very first midnight showing. The Los Angeles Times reported that this movie broke the single day ticket sales records, and it is expected to be among the five top-grossing weekends overall. Even a local fast-food restaurant gave me my food in a bag advertising the movie, encouraging me to “devour” my meal.
The recent interest in vampires reflects an ancient fascination with similar creatures. Most ancient cultures have had tales involving demons or gods that consumed human blood. The actual term “vampire” has only been in existence since the 18th century, derived from an Albanian term: dhёmp-pirё (teeth-sucking). Through a few landmark novels, namely The Vampyre by John Polidori and then the well-known Dracula by Bram Stoker, the concept of the vampire and the basis for most of the modern vampire lore, was born. Vampires famously must drink blood in order to survive. This characteristic eerily echoes God’s command to the Israelites in the wilderness, “Only be sure that you do not eat the blood; for the blood is the life” (Deuteronomy 12:23).

But recently these dark figures have taken on a different light. They are cool, suave characters. A number of the vampires in Twilight have put away the practice of drinking human blood and are merely “victims” of fate – using this demonic power to escape death from disease. And the hero (?) of the story is a handsome young man (who is immortal and doesn’t age, thus keeping his handsome features) with whom the heroine falls in love, further romanticizing and softening the image of these demons.

Perhaps you consider such entertainment as innocent fun. However, it is important to recognize the danger in having such an attitude because the line between what is acceptable and what is not is becoming more blurred all the time. Isaiah was inspired to write, “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for light, and light for darkness…” (Isaiah 5:20). In these movies, we are made to feel sympathetic for these vampires. However, God told Israel, “And the person who turns to mediums and familiar spirits, to prostitute himself with them, I will set my face against that person and cut him off from his people. Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am the LORD your God” (Leviticus 20:6-7).

For those who claim to follow God, Paul admonishes in Ephesians 5:8, 10-11, “For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light... finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.” We cannot have it both ways, because James 4:4 tells us that friendship with the world is enmity against God! But sometimes we are pulled in because it is difficult to see where the line is between right and wrong. Even Satan, the master deceiver, transforms himself into an angel of light (2 Corinthians 11:14)! We have to ask God for His guidance to be totally aware of what is put in front of us and especially to be honest with ourselves concerning its true fruits. Ask yourself: is this spiritually edifying? Does God approve? The answer should be clear to those who want to please God.

For more material relating to this subject, please take a look at the Tomorrow’s World articles Dangers of the Occult by Richard F. Ames and The Pagan Revival by Douglas Winnail. Always think first, “Is this something that pleases God?” Let us strive to become holy, as God is Holy (Leviticus 11:44).

Friday, November 27, 2009

Where Is God’s True Church Today?

Where Is God’s True Church Today?

Why are there now over 300 “Churches of God,” all of which sprang from the WCG? Is there only ONE TRUE CHURCH?

by Raymond F. McNair

Is God’s Church today one single, unified Church of God, or are God’s people scattered among many Churches of God? Why do we see so many commandment-keeping “Churches of God” in the world today? Didn’t Christ say He would establish “one Church”—“one Body”? How is it then, there are now many independently organized Churches of God—most of whom claim to “keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus” (Rev. 14:12)?

Some Brethren Have Become “Confused”!

Recently, brethren from the Los Angeles area came to San Diego to pay me a visit, and to discuss a number of doctrinal questions. One of them asked me, “Why are there so many ‘Churches of God’ in America today?” He simply couldn’t understand how there could be so many “splinter groups,” all professing to obey God. Jesus spoke of His Church as “My Church”—not “My Churches” (Matt. 16:18). The Apostle Paul repeatedly says God’s Church is “ONE BODY” (1 Cor. 12 & Eph. 4)!

This personal friend realized that members of Christ’s spiritual “Body” are scattered through many “Churches of God.” Nonetheless, he repeatedly asked why Christ’s Church is “so divided.” After I explained the answer, he understood. I told him it is impossible for the true “Church of God” to be divided! God’s Church” is not, and never has been, a “corporate organization,” as in the U.S. and other parts of the world.

I told my friend he could only understand the answer to his question—if he accepts the biblical truth that God’s “true Church” is a “SPIRITUAL ORGANISM”—not a humanly organized “church,” incorporated under the laws of man. In early N.T. times, the ministry didn’t incorporate, as we do today. The true “Church of God” is a spiritual organism, which God calls “the Body of Christ” (1 Cor. 12:27). That “Body” is not, and never can be, divided, because it is the “Body of Christ,” and His “Body” cannot be severed into many parts, any more than a human body can be cut into separate parts, and still survive. Jesus said God’s “Church” cannot die, or be destroyed. He said “the gates of Hades” can never prevail against God’s Church (Matt. 16:18). After I explained these points to this Church member, he finally understood that God’s true Church is a spiritual organism, not a humanly devised “corporation,” and no man can “divide” or “destroy” that Church. Can anyone divide or destroy that which God Himself has established?

We must keep these facts in mind as we witness an ever-proliferating number of corporate “Churches of God” springing up in the U.S., Canada, and other parts of the world! Does this mean it is wrong for mortal men to incorporate a church under the laws of a particular state or country in which they live? Not at all! It is wiser to use this human crutch (a “corporation”), in order to avoid problems, which arise when men establish an “un-incorporated” church, and later realize there are certain legal problems which they encounter by not being properly incorporated under man’s laws, thereby submitting to Caesar (Rom. 13:1-7)!

What Constitutes the True “Church of God”?

Many have been confused regarding what constitutes the “Church of God.” Why such confusion? Is it because they have never diligently studied the Word of God to see what the Bible says? What, according to God’s Word, comprises God’s true Church? Is His Church made up of any “group of men” who may associate themselves together and incorporate under the laws of men—even though they may not believe or obey God’s Word? Let us examine the Word of God to see what really comprises the Church which Christ founded. Jesus said, “I will build MY CHURCH, and the gates of hell [Gk. Hades] shall not prevail against it” (Matt. 16:18). Do we believe Christ’s words? Or do we believe His Church can be swallowed up in the grave and pass into oblivion?

Jesus did not tell His apostles what the name of His Church would be, although just before His death, He asked the Father to, “Keep through thine own name those whom thou has given Me, that they may be one, as we are” (John 17:11). Christ’s disciples were later called “Christians” (Acts 11:26). Both Father and Son are called “God.” Did God keep Christ’s disciples, the Christians, in the Father’s name, the name of “God”? He certainly did, by calling His Church “the Church of God.”

The “Church of God” Mentioned 12 Times

After the N.T. Church was established on the Day of Pentecost in 31 A.D., it was called the “CHURCH OF GOD.” The name “Church of God” is mentioned in the following nine N.T. scriptures: Paul told the Ephesian elders to “feed the CHURCH OF GOD” (Acts 20:28). Later, he twice mentioned “the CHURCH OF GOD which was at Corinth” (1 Cor. 1:2; 2 Cor. 1:1). Furthermore, Paul told the Saints at Corinth to “Give none offence…to the CHURCH OF GOD” (1 Cor. 10:32), and then admonished them not to “Despise…the CHURCH OF GOD” (11:22). Later in this epistle, he explained that he had “persecuted the CHURCH OF GOD” (15:9). He also told the Saints in Galatia that he “persecuted the CHURCH OF GOD” (Gal. 1:13). Paul felt it necessary to instruct Timothy on how the brethren should “behave…in the HOUSE OF GOD, which is the CHURCH OF THE LIVING GOD” (1 Tim. 3:15).

The “CHURCHES OF GOD” are mentioned in three verses in the N.T. After mentioning abuses in partaking of the “bread and wine” at the Passover service, Paul said, “…We have no such custom, neither the CHURCHES OF GOD” (1 Cor.11:16). He told the brethren in Thessalonica, “For ye, brethren, became followers of the CHURCHES OF GOD…in Judaea” (1 Thess. 2:14). He told them, “We ourselves glory in you in the CHURCHES OF GOD” (2 Thess. 1:4). Altogether, the “Church[es] of God” are mentioned 12 times!

In Romans 16:16, Paul refers to God’s Churches in these words: “The CHURCHES OF CHRIST salute you.” Since Jesus Christ is the “Head” of the CHURCHES OF GOD, those churches can also be called “Churches of Christ.”

Although the proper name for God’s Church is “CHURCH OF GOD,” this does not mean that all churches, which appropriate this name, are necessarily true Churches of God! In order to qualify, its members must believe in God the Father and His son (as our Savior). They must believe in and live by every Word of God, and obey His laws, including the Ten Commandments. This also entails keeping the fourth commandment, which mandates observing the seventh day as the Sabbath (Matt. 19:16-22). The N.T. makes it clear that every true Christian must also obey Christ’s command to be baptized (Matt. 28:19; Mark 16:15-16; Acts 2:38-39). Further, every true believer should annually commemorate the death of his Savior, by observing, on the 14th of Abib, the Passover symbols of bread and wine, as a memorial of Christ’s sacrifice for the sins of all mankind (John 6:53-58; Luke 22:13-20).

How Does One Become a Member of the Church of God?

Since God’s Word reveals that the Church is a SPIRITUAL ORGANISM, not a social club, or a “worldly corporation”—and since no one can decide to “join” himself to His Church, in an attempt to make himself a true member of the “Church of God—how then can one become a bona fide member of the “Church of God,” which, spiritually speaking, is the Body of Christ? In this world, humans can decide to join most any “church” of their choice, and by conforming to certain standards, or beliefs, they can then become full-fledged members of that church. But it is impossible for any person to join himself spiritually to the true “Church of God”!

Now let’s examine the Scriptures to see how one becomes a member of the “Church of God.” The Apostle Peter put it this way: “Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit” (Acts. 2:38-39). In the N.T., water baptism is always by total immersion, and should never be by sprinkling or pouring.

Two important scriptures clearly explain how one becomes a member of the “Church of God”: Paul says, “For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all members of that one body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ. For by one Spirit are we all baptized into ONE BODY, whether…Jews or Gentiles…and have been all made to drink into one spirit” (1 Co. 12:13). He also states, Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of His” (Rom. 8:9-11). Further, this same apostle says, “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God” (v. 14). One can only be put into the Church of God, through repentance, baptism, and laying on of hands, to receive God’s Holy Spirit. When one receives God’s Spirit, subsequent to baptism, he is thereby put into the spiritual Body of Christ, the true” Church of God.”

Scattering of God’s Sheep Foretold

Many former WCG members have been appalled at the “scattering” of God’s people, in the wake of the death of Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong in January 1986. But many have failed to understand that this “scattering” was prophesied long ago. The Prophet Daniel spoke of a “time of trouble,” at the “time of the end when many shall run to and fro [when] God shall have accomplished to SCATTER THE POWER of the HOLY PEOPLE” (Dan. 12:1-7).

But who are the “HOLY PEOPLE”? This end-time prophecy has a dual application: 1) The “holy people” can refer to the “people of Israel,” the physical descendants of the ancient patriarch Israel. 2) It can also apply to God’s Church, “the Israel of God” (Gal. 6:16). The national scattering of physical Israel will occur during the Great Tribulation. However, much of the prophesied scattering of God’s Church has already occurred, in large measure, following the death of Mr. Armstrong. It is similar to what occurred at the time of Christ’s death when the scripture was fulfilled which said, “I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered abroad” (Mark 14:27; cf. Zech. 12:7). Jesus Christ is called “Good Shepherd” (John 10:11), and “Chief Shepherd” (1 Pet. 5:3).

While alive, Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong, a faithful end-time shepherd, held most of “God’s flock” together, but when he was “smitten” by death in January 1986, this opened the way for God’s end-time “flock” to become scattered. Jeremiah predicted this scattering (Jer. 23:1-4), as did the Prophet Ezekiel. (Ezek. 34:1-12). A careful reading warns us that the ministers would do the scattering. Paul showed that certain ministers would also be guilty of later scattering God’s people (Acts 20:17-20, 27-35). Sadly, the ministers, who should feed and protect the “sheep of God,” are often guilty of scattering those same sheep! Some have been guilty of ruling over God’s people “with force and cruelty” (Ezek. 34:4, 22)!

Ways in Which Some Ministers Have Been Abusive

I would strongly encourage God’s people to appreciate and assist those FAITHFUL MINISTERS who have steadfastly maintained the true doctrines, and have ruled over the “flock” with genuine concern, patience, and Christ-like love! During the past ten or twenty years, I have received many reports from faithful brethren giving accounts of a lack of ministerial concern for, and abuse of, some of “God’s sheep” by abusive “shepherds.”. Jesus Christ spoke of such “evil servants” who would abuse their “fellow servants” (Matt. 24:48-51)! God’s Word says, “Woe to the worthless shepherd, who leaves the flock…” (Zech. 11:17). Many of God’s ministers, including some top leaders, have abandoned their ministry, taking their hand off the “ministerial plow” and going back into the world to pursue carnal interests (Matt. 9:36-38)!

Here are some of the problems these “worthless shepherds” have shown by not caring for the “flocks” under their supervision: some ministers have deceived and betrayed their congregation by abandoning the Truth for false doctrines. Others have been partial and have shown favoritism toward certain members, while neglecting others in their congregation, such as the needy, distraught, lonely, the widows and fatherless etc. Still others have been arrogant and high-handed in ruling, while some went further by ruling harshly. Some resorted to politicking, and “working the angles.” Finally, some forsook the biblical pattern of hierarchical church government, in favor of a “democracy of the ministry”! I hasten to add that, Jesus Christ did not establish any ecclesiastical “offices” in the “Church of God” which would make any church official into a “Moses” figure, or a “Pope” figure. Christ ordained that there should be no autocratic, dictatorial form of church government in the N. T. “Churches of God” (cf. Matt. 20:20-28; Acts 2:42; 8:14).

We Ministers Must “Pull up Our Socks”!

Where is God’s true Church today? It has been splintered and scattered, resulting in hundreds of small Churches of God.” The Church which Jesus said He would build is not to be found today in one single “church.” Instead, true members of the Body of Christ are now found in many “Church of God” fellowships, scattered across the entire globe. Let us tear down some of the barriers between brother and brother, and between the various “Churches of God”! Instead of putting up barriers, let us build bridges. Instead of criticism and condemnation, let us seek peace and reconciliation among all the scattered members of the “Body of Christ,” now found in various “splinter groups”!

It is not too late for uncaring “shepherds” to repent, and make amends, by re-dedicating their lives to genuine service of the brethren, rather than looking out primarily for their own selfish interests! “Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ…” (Phil. 2:4-5)!

Jesus Christ revealed that His Church would never become a big, powerful, politically-connected Church, which would try to influence this world’s leaders. God’s ministers were never intended to dabble in politics, or tell “Caesar” how to run his government! Rather, God’s Church would always remain a “little flock” (Luke. 12:32). God’s ministry should devote themselves, single-mindedly, toward looking after, comforting, caring for and encouraging “God’s sheep.” We are to be primarily concerned with the spiritual and physical welfare of our congregations, rather than becoming needlessly entangled in this world’s enticing temptations, and its political machinations!

I urge all of us ministers to look into the mirror of God’s Word, to see where we may have failed (Jas. 1:23-25)! No one is perfect, but we ministers have been given an awesome calling and responsibility, which God intends that we not neglect. Some of the examples of ministerial neglect and abuse of God’s people are inexcusable! There must be a dramatic change. May our Merciful Father, and His Son Jesus Christ, forgive us and inspire each of us ministers to re-dedicate our lives, as living sacrifices. Let us be vigilant in caring for, protecting, defending and encouraging God’s people in every way possible!

If we truly love, and diligently serve God’s sheep, they will be content, secure, spiritually productive and much happier—and our reward in God’s Kingdom will be much greater, when we stand before our Creator at His return. Christ promises us, “Behold, I come quickly; and My reward is with Me, to give every man according as his work shall be” (Rev. 22:12).

At that time, the overcomers will assist Jesus Christ in shouldering the heavy responsibility of restoring good government to all the nations. Unto the overcomers Christ promises, “And he that overcometh and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations. And he shall rule them with a rod of iron” (Rev. 2:26-27). At that time, good government will be established over all nations: “For unto a child is born, unto us a SON is given: and the government shall be upon His shoulder…. [This] Prince of Peace” will rule the entire earth…. Of the increase of His government and peace there shall be no end...” (Isa. 9:6-7)!

A PERSONAL NOTE. Here is a brief note regarding my varied experiences in the Work of God during the past 55 years. Most of you will have become familiar with my articles in various Church publications (the Good News, Plain Truth, Tomorrow’s World, etc), and more recently in articles which were published in other “Church of God” publications. I have served for nearly 50 years as a writer and editor.

My appointment to serve on the WCG Doctrinal Teams. Mr. H.W. Armstrong appointed me to serve under him over the Headquarters Doctrinal Team in 1974, knowing that I would not introduce “liberal” doctrines into God’s Church. After Mr. Armstrong’s decease, the Pastor General who succeeded Mr. him appointed me to be over the Doctrinal Team in Pasadena; but shortly afterward, my wife and I were sent to the South Pacific to head the Work of God in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, etc. Since I would not endorse the strange doctrines then being seriously considered at our Pasadena Headquarters, my continued presence would have been a big obstacle in the eyes of those who planned to make sweeping doctrinal changes in the WCG.

My ordination as an Evangelist in the WCG. Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong ordained me as an Evangelist—over 51 years ago. During those 51 eventful years I served as the pastor of 14 churches in the U.S., Britain and New Zealand, and in 1954-1955, I founded the Chicago Church of God, the first WCG Church east of the Mississippi River. I also served as Director of the Work of God in Britain (1958-1973).

Appointed Deputy Chancellor of Ambassador Colleges in England, and Pasadena, CA. In 1960, Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong appointed me Deputy Chancellor of Ambassador College, near London. Later, in 1978, Mr. Armstrong asked me to serve as Deputy Chancellor of Ambassador College in Pasadena, California—in order to help him put Ambassador College back on track. I continued serving God’s Work in that position for nearly ten years—until 2 years after Mr. Armstrong’s death in 1986. I was gratified to hear him say, before his decease, that he was very pleased to see Ambassador College back on track. I always counted it a great honor and a fantastic privilege to work with God’s end-time Apostle for over 36 years, from the time I entered Ambassador College in 1948, until his death in 1986—approximately 36 years.

I was privileged to conduct many baptismal tours while serving in the Worldwide Church of God. In the summer of 1949, Mr. Armstrong sent Raymond Cole and me on the first student-led, nation-wide baptismal tour, during which time we baptized about 125 brethren. In the following years, I conducted seven more baptismal tours in the U.S. and Canada before being sent to London, England in 1958 to take charge of God’s Work in Britain, where I continued to serve the Work of Jesus Christ during the next 15 years. After arriving in London, England, I conducted several baptismal tours in the British Isles, and was later sent to Southern Africa with another minister to baptize a number of people in Northern and Southern Rhodesia, and in South Africa.

Copyright 2005 Raymond F. McNair. All Rights Reserved.

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Judenfrei?

No Jews Allowed



Obama's plan for Peace on the West Bank is not new.

The Nazis invented two words for it.

"Judenfrei" refers to "freeing" an area of all of its Jewish citizens. "Judenrein" (literally "clean of Jews") was also used. This had the stronger connotation that the area had been cleansed of Jewish blood. -more

-Dry Bones- Israel's Political Comic Strip Since 1973

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President usurper Obama/Soetoro/Obama, regardless of his proud and stubborn refusal to be transparent (as promised - no change there), paying expensive lawyers hush money to keep his revealing documents in the dark, is not a natural born citizen of two American parents and is therefore not eligible to be POTUS according to the Constitution. It's past time the fraud and foreigner is brought to justice! Emperor Obama has got to go! He is a clear and present danger to the United States and Israel.

Berlin's Poison-Pen Letter (German diplomatic arm-twisting of Hungary)

Newsletter 2009/11/25 - Berlin's Poison-Pen Letter

BUDAPEST/BERLIN (Own report) - The Hungarian media reacted with estrangement to Germany and eight other western nations' diplomatic arm-twisting of Hungary. Through their embassies, the nine countries admonished Budapest with a public protest note, following Hungarian measures against West European and US companies operating in Hungary. A water company lost its lucrative franchise in a southern Hungarian city, because of overpricing and suspicion of irregularities while the German chaired European Bank for Reconstruction and Development along with a US company had to give up the radio frequencies of their stations to their rivals. The protest note was considered a very "unusual step and a venturous interference," an affront, to which the prime minister gave an immediate public response. He said he would take into consideration the objections of the West Europeans and Americans. This procedure shows clearly, to what extent Hungary has become economically dependent, above all, on Berlin. The mere threat of a withdrawal of investments is enough to force Budapest to enact new legislation.

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http://www.german-foreign-policy.com/en/fulltext/56301

PCG: Practice What You Preach!

God’s Sacred Calendar (Part Two)
November 20, 2009 | From theTrumpet.com

A closer look at some of the rules of the Hebrew calendar. This is where most of the controversy arises over the calendar. By Stephen Flurry and Mark Nash
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It is true God has preserved His sacred calendar and holy days, and the correct dates to observe them, through THE JEWS. Yet the Philadelphia Church of God (PCG) and others continue in the proud and stubborn, idolatrous traditions of men and reject the correct Jewish dates for Passover and Pentecost, condemning themselves. Would to God folks would repent and let the truth set them free! Would to God they would practice what they preach and submit to the God-given authority of the Jews on these sacred matters!

Passover and Pentecost Differences Settled!
The correct dates to observe God's holy days should not be a Church of God issue, having been settled by God thousands of years ago and preserved throughout the ages by faithful Jews.

The Oracles of God
God's empowered the Jews - despite themselves - to preserve His Word. They are the only people on Earth that God has blessed and ordained to fulfill such a calling! God will not retract His Word or renege on this gift and responsibility that He's graciously bestowed upon Judah.

The Pharisees
Who isn't aware of the sins of the Pharisees? Especially the Accuser of the Brethren? But does that mean the truths they teach, even if they don't live them, are no longer true?

The Passover Memorial
When did God decree that Jesus could declare "it is finished" and die on the stake? Why at the very same time that THE JEWS were sacrificing their Passover lambs at the Temple! The Jews had always killed the Passover lambs during the final hours of the 14th. It was towards the end of the 14th, not at the beginning of the 14th, that the Passover lambs were killed.


Raymond McNair Rejects God's government


Did Herbert Armstrong Ever Observe Pentecost on Sivan 6?

Fuzzy Thinking Christians

Jew hatred in the Church of God

What's New in Europe?

Open Europe press summary: 27 November 2009

Thursday, November 26, 2009

The Reason for the Season?

The Reason for the Season?
By Douglas S. Winnail

Billions of people are caught up in Christmas celebrations each year, but do they really understand the truth about Christ’s birth? The answer is right in the pages of your Bible!



At year’s end, busy shoppers and party-goers turn their attention to annual Christmas celebrations. But how often do they stop to ask: Why?


What do trimming a tree, decorating the house with lights, stockings, pine boughs and flying reindeer, hanging mistletoe and taking the children to see Santa Claus have to do with the birth of Jesus Christ—the supposed "reason" for the season? Why do sleigh bells and carols about "peace on earth, good will toward men" ring hollow as headlines report increasingly violent crimes, international terrorism, spreading droughts and famines, continuing wars and declining morals? Why do so-called Christian nations perpetuate anti-Christian customs that make life an endless round of momentarily pleasurable, but largely meaningless, social activities?
Though credible scholars and historians universally recognize the fact, the average professing Christian has no idea that the customs surrounding Christmas originally had nothing to do with Jesus Christ!
Even the widely held idea that Jesus was born on December 25 is known to be a fabrication! Contrary to the common tradition, Jesus was probably born in the fall, because Scripture recounts that sheep were in the fields (Luke 2:8)—a situation that would not exist in December. Jesus was also six months younger (Luke 1:24–27, 36) than John the Baptist, who was conceived in late June (after his father had served the eighth course of Abijah—see Luke 1:5; 1 Chronicles 24:1–19). Josephus, the Jewish historian, explains that 24 courses of priests served in the temple for week-long periods twice a year, beginning in the month of Nisan (in the spring, about April). John, conceived in June, would have been born in March, meaning that the six-months-younger Jesus would have been born in September—not on December 25!
So, why do people celebrate Christ’s birth on December 25—even though Scripture nowhere gives that date, and does not even teach that Christians should celebrate Christ’s birthday at all? Late December is the time of the winter solstice, one of the major festival periods in the ancient world. Historians note "the birth of many solar saviors and dying gods is celebrated at this time, usually on December 25th" and that "Christmas is a wonderful amalgamation of many religious traditions, ancient and modern, pagan, Zoroastrian, Jewish, Mithraic, and Christian" (The Pagan Book of Days, pp. 132–133). Modern Christmas is a composite of several year-end festivals celebrated in pagan Rome. The Saturnalia, (December 17–21) was a time of "extravagant decadence" when slaves and masters traded places for a few days. It was a season of revelry where the common greeting was "bona Saturnalia." Next came the Sigillaria—the feast of dolls—on the 22nd when toys were purchased and given to children. The Brumalia (December 25) was celebrated as the "Birthday of the Unconquered Sun, when the days began to lengthen after the solstice" (Christmas and Christmas Lore, Crippen, p. 7). These were times of feasting, drinking and debauchery. The Egyptians also celebrated the rebirth of the sun in the form of an infant several thousand years before the Romans (see The Golden Bough, St. Martin’s ed., pp. 471–472).
By contrast, the early Christian Church did not celebrate Jesus’ birthday as long as the teachings of the Apostles remained intact. In fact, as late as 245ad, the church scholar, Origen "repudiated as sinful the very idea of keeping the birthday of Christ" (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th ed.). However, in an effort to gain converts, "the church at Rome definitely fixed on the 25th of December as the birthday of the Lord" in the 4th century (Crippen, p. 6). The choice of the winter solstice festival and the birthday of the sun-god were deliberate. New "converts" could continue their popular pagan customs uninterrupted—but under a new "Christian" name! People follow the same fabricated practice today—largely ignorant of what is hiding behind the "Christian" façade.
But have you ever wondered if there is more to life than this? Have pagan customs adopted by mainstream Christianity replaced more meaningful biblical practices?

The Hidden Dimension


It may come as a surprise, but the Bible outlines a specific series of festivals or feast days that the people of God are commanded to observe. While many have been taught that these festivals were Old Testament practices and are no longer relevant to Christians, nothing could be further from the truth! The festivals outlined in Scripture (see Leviticus 23 and Deuteronomy 16) are extremely significant and packed with meaning. They outline God’s plan of salvation for humanity, and reveal the major steps or events in that plan. The sequence of the festivals reveals the true purpose of human life! That purpose is exciting, inspiring—and humbling—yet it has been obscured by pagan holiday traditions professing Christian churches have absorbed! Church services—commanded assemblies—on each of the Holy Days review the meaning of the festivals. Notice what historian W. D. Davies wrote about early Christian practices:
"Everywhere, especially in the East of the Roman Empire, there would be Jewish Christians whose outward way of life would not be markedly different from that of the Jews. They took for granted that the gospel was continuous with [the religion of Moses]; for them the New Covenant, which Jesus had set up at the Last Supper with His disciples… did not mean that the covenant made between God and Israel was no longer in force. They still observed the feasts of Passover, Pentecost and Tabernacles; they also continued to be circumcised, to keep the weekly Sabbath and the Mosaic regulations concerning food." [Judeo-christianisme, "Paul and Jewish Christianity," 1972, p. 72, quoted by Samuele Bacchiocchi, From Sabbath to Sunday, p. 151].
Historian Edward Gibbon made a similar observation: "The first fifteen bishops of Jerusalem were all circumcised Jews; and the congregation over which they presided united the law of Moses with the doctrine of Christ. It was natural that the primitive tradition of a church which was founded only forty days after the death of Christ, and was governed almost as many years under the immediate inspection of his apostle, should be received as the standard of orthodoxy. The distant churches very frequently appealed to the authority of their venerable Parent" (The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, chapter 15, section 1, p. 389).
What is this sequence of biblically ordained festivals? The annual sequence begins in March-April, with the Passover, followed by the Days of Unleavened Bread. The Passover is an annual reminder of our need for a Savior and forgiveness of sin. The Passover lamb offered in the Old Testament (Exodus 12:3–6) foreshadowed the coming of Jesus Christ to die for the sins of mankind (John 3:16). Even after Jesus fulfilled the symbolism of the sacrificial lamb (Isaiah 53:7; John 1:29), the Apostles and the early Church observed the New Testament Passover (Luke 22:14–16; 1 Corinthians 11:23–26) as an annual memorial of Christ’s sacrifice. During the seven Days of Unleavened Bread, leaven is removed from dwellings, conveying the lesson that to obey God we must put sin (symbolized by leaven) out of our lives. This is what Christian growth—repenting, changing, growing and overcoming—is all about. The Apostles and the early Church kept the Days of Unleavened Bread to perpetuate the meaning of those days (Acts 2:38; 20:6; 1 Corinthians 5:7–8).
The next New Testament Church festival, Pentecost, comes in late May or early June, commemorating the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the disciples (Acts 2). The Feast of Pentecost ("pentecost" comes from the Greek for "count 50") is also called the Feast of Harvest or Firstfruits because it came at the beginning of the summer harvest. This harvest was small, picturing God’s plan to call just a small group of people to salvation in this present age (Matthew 13:10–17; John 6:44–66; 1 Corinthians 1:26–28), before He begins working with all mankind. The annual observance of Pentecost is a constant reminder that God has a special purpose for those called to be firstfruits (Revelation 14:1–5), and of the special understanding that comes by receiving and nourishing the Holy Spirit (John 14:15–16, 26; 16:13; 2 Timothy 1:6–7).
These first three annual festivals picture events in God’s plan of salvation that have already happened. Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection fulfilled the meaning of the Passover nearly 2,000 years ago, so we no longer sacrifice a lamb—but we continue to observe the Passover at His command as a memorial of that important event (Luke 22:19). The Days of Unleavened Bread picture Christians’ ongoing process of putting out sin from our lives. The events of the Day of Pentecost—the giving of the Holy Spirit and the beginning of the New Testament Church—inaugurated the Christian era in 31ad.
The next four festivals in God’s sequence are still prophetic, picturing major events that have yet to occur! When we observe these festivals, we can better understand the future, and we can have hope. These festivals outline the remaining steps that will culminate in God’s plan of salvation for humanity—a plan that has largely been hidden from the world by false man-made holidays such as Christmas!

Revealing the Future


The Feast of Trumpets pictures a soon-coming event that will change the course of human history forever—the return of Jesus Christ. Bible prophecies associate the Second Coming of Christ with the blowing of the seventh trumpet (Revelation 11:15). Trumpets are used to make announcements, mark the feasts and sound alarm during times of war (Numbers 10:1–10). Cataclysmic events will precede the Second Coming of Christ (Matthew 24; Revelation 6; 8; 9). Jesus will return to a planet torn by war and tribulation to save mankind from utter self-destruction (Matthew 24:3–7, 21–22). He will conquer human armies that will resist His return (Revelation 19:11–19). At His return the saints (the "firstfruits") will receive immortality (1 Corinthians 15:51–54) and reign with Christ on this earth (Daniel 7:26–27; Revelation 5:10). The annual observance of the Feast of Trumpets keeps us mindful of these incredible events. It supplies real hope in a world filled with bad news.
The Day of Atonement pictures the fact that Satan—the real instigator of the evils and troubles in this world—will be bound for a thousand years when Christ returns (Revelation 20:1–2). This future event was foreshadowed in the Old Testament observance of this festival when the priests sent a goat into the wilderness bearing the sins of Israel. Though modern translations of the Bible refer to this animal as the "scapegoat," suggesting it was without guilt, Jewish traditions correctly identify this goat as symbolic of the prince of fallen angels—Satan (Leviticus 16:8–10). The other goat used in this ceremony, killed for the sins of the nation, foreshadowed Jesus Christ’s sacrifice. God’s command that we fast on the Day of Atonement teaches us the need for humility and reminds us of our need to become at-one with God (see Leviticus 23:27; Psalm 35:13; John 17:11).
The Feast of Tabernacles pictures the coming of the Kingdom of God to this earth. This seven-day festival offers an annual foretaste of the thousand-year reign of Jesus Christ and the saints (Revelation 20:4–6). During this period, also called the "Millennium," the government of God will bring peace and justice to this earth and restore all things (Isaiah 9:6–7; Acts 3:19–21). It will be a time of harmony (Isaiah 11:6–9), health and abundance (Isaiah 35; Amos 9:13). The government of God will proclaim the laws of God from Jerusalem to the whole world (Isaiah 2:2–4). Unlike our present age, when only a very few receive the knowledge of God’s Way, during the Millennium all will be taught to obey God and experience the wonderful blessings that come as a result!
The Last Great Day is the final festival on God’s annual calendar. It pictures the Great White Throne Judgment period, described by the Apostle John (Revelation 20:11–12), when the Holy Spirit will be made available to those who had never before had their minds opened to God’s way (John 7:37–39; Ezekiel 36:24–27). They will be resurrected and have their first opportunity to accept Jesus Christ and obey Him through the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. Yes, the message of the Last Great Day is that those who died without hearing the Gospel are not lost! They are not burning right now in hell. They are waiting in the grave for this great resurrection. Those who then choose to live according to God’s way will receive immortality, but those who reject God’s way will be consumed in a lake of fire (Revelation 20:14–15).

Warnings and Hope


"That sounds interesting," you may be thinking, "but what does it matter if I observe Christmas instead of those Old Testament festivals?" You may feel that you "love the Lord" and that you are honoring Jesus by celebrating His birth. "I’m just ‘baptizing’ those old pagan customs by offering them to the Lord," you may think. Well, what does the Bible say about this approach?
God told the nation of Israel to follow His commandments and not alter them (Deuteronomy 4:1–2). Through Moses, God repeatedly warned the Israelites not to forget His commandments (Deuteronomy 8:10–14) and to avoid being captivated by the false religious practices of pagan nations. God specifically warned, "do not inquire after their gods, saying ‘How did these nations serve their gods? I also will do likewise.’ You shall not worship the Lord your God in that way; for every abomination to the Lord which He hates they have done to their gods" (Deuteronomy 12:30–31). Again, in this context, God states: "Whatever I command you, be careful to observe it; you shall not add to it nor take away from it" (Deuteronomy 12:32).
These clear warnings are repeated in the Old and New Testaments. The prophet Jeremiah pointedly told the Israelites, "Learn not the way of the heathen.… For the customs of the people are vain" (Jeremiah 10:2–3, KJV). Jesus even said, of religious people, that "in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men" (Matthew 15:8–9, KJV). The Apostle Paul gave similar admonitions (1 Corinthians 10:6–7; 2 Corinthians 6:14–17). However, in spite of these clear warnings, the history of the Israelites—and of the modern professing Christian churches—has been to ignore and reason around God’s very clear instructions. Rebellious human beings have substituted customs that God says are evil, for festivals God designed to keep them mindful of His great plan of salvation and the true purpose of life. People professing to be Christian have listened to false teachers "who call evil good, and good evil" (Isaiah 5:20). They have been deceived by religious leaders, "who suppress the truth in unrighteousness" (Romans 1:18). They have "exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshipped and served the creature [pagan customs] rather than the Creator" (Romans 1:25).
But you, personally, can make a different choice. When you start observing the biblical festivals God has ordained, you will begin to understand what life is all about. The Bible and the world around you will begin to make sense as never before. The excitement and fulfillment you will experience will make the frivolities and falsehoods of pagan holiday practices seem empty by comparison. If you have not already done so, please write to the regional office nearest you (listed on page 30 of this magazine) and request your free copy of our booklet, The Holy Days: God’s Master Plan. Then you will truly begin to understand the reason for the season!

When Whites Shirk Their Responsibilities...

Re: The English-Speaking Nations of White Israelites
Kwame Guy writes:
I guess it depends on your definition of Racist. By dictionary definition we are all Racist, bigotry is a different matter. I find the perceived fear of being called a racist among white people, because of PC, is a bit of a cop-out for not taking responsibility for the blessings that you refer too.

I applaud you for speaking out, since most minorities will tell you, all PC aside: when whites prosper, we all prosper. When whites move up, we all have an opportunity to progress. However, when whites, panic, turn from God, practice bigotry and greed, then the effects on the rest of the races is always negative. PC was created by whites to excuse themselves from speaking the Plain Truth and shirking their responsibility to God and the rest of the Races. So by all means take pride in your Race and do everything you can to fulfill your God-given responsibility.
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Amen brother! Well-spoken from a righteous Gentile.

Kwame, God bless you for your humble attitude and honest observations that are a blessing to see and know and sets an example for others to follow and gives us all something to think about.

Enjoy Elvis Presley Singing America!

http://www.agoodword.net/thanksgiving.htm

"Thanksgiving and Our National Mission"

By Richard F. Ames | Thursday, November 26, 2009
Thanksgiving is a good time to reflect on our blessings, our purpose and our future. How thankful are we? Have we used the blessings God has given us to fulfill our national purpose and mission? Or do we even know our mission?
In 1863, the year when Thanksgiving became a national holiday in the U.S., President Abraham Lincoln stated that "it is the duty of nations, as well as of men, to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God… and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the holy scriptures and proven by all history, that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord."

Today, while most Americans profess to be religious, many are living very secular lives. We have forgotten our roots; our heritage! We have neglected the foundation of truth and divine instruction, the Bible. As long as we were a Bible-reading society, we reflected the morality of God. Listen to this statement from Green’s Short History of the English people: "No greater moral change ever passed over a nation than passed over England in the latter part of the reign of Queen Elizabeth. England became the people of a book and that book was the Bible. It was read by every class of people. And the effect was amazing. The whole moral tone of the nation was changed" (Halley’s Bible Handbook, p. 817).

Recent events have motivated many to begin seeking God. They are searching for meaning, understanding, and purpose. The Bible, God’s word, can make a significant difference in our personal and national lives. Jesus said in John 15:3 (KJV): "Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you." Yes, the Word of God influences our behavior and our character—and cleanses us morally. We, as a nation under God, must get back to reading the Bible and the word spoken to us by our Savior. We need to be living by the Bible. As Jesus said in Luke 4:4: "It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.’" Are we indeed living that way of life?

The Tenth Commandment from God Almighty to all humans on earth states: "You shall not covet" (Deuteronomy 5:21). Our greed, our covetousness and our licentiousness will lead to irreversible penalties. As the Apostle Paul stated, "Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap!" (Galatians 6:7). And what a nation sows it will also reap!

We need to repent of our greed and covetousness. If we are truly thankful people, the Creator God expects that we will fulfill the mission He has given us. He expects that we will give the truth of the Bible to other nations! Jesus instructed the Apostles to have the attitude of giving in Matthew 10:8: "Freely you have received, freely give."

Jesus told the Apostles to "make disciples of all the nations" (Matthew 28:19). He told them to "preach, saying, ‘the kingdom of heaven is at hand’" (Matthew 10:7). The Church of God continues to fulfill the mission Christ gave it. We in this Work are striving to give the good news of the coming Kingdom of God to the world. As Christ opens the doors, we walk through them in faith.

The Living Church of God provides its publications free of charge to those who request them. Tomorrow’s World magazine is also free and features news trends in the light of Bible prophecy, as well as Christian-living articles and how to meet the challenges of a secular world. Tomorrow’s World television program is broadcast throughout the United States, Canada, and other nations. Tomorrow’s World radio program is broadcast in English, French, Spanish, and in the Afrikaans language in South Africa. Tomorrow’s World magazine and other literature are also available on the Tomorrow’s World Web site at http://www.tomorrowsworld.org/. Church members and co-workers, around the globe, support the preaching of the gospel to the world!

The world desperately needs the truth of God. It needs the gospel Jesus of Nazareth preached, the gospel of the Kingdom of God. You can pray that the gospel will go out in greater power around the world. As Jesus said, "And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come" (Matthew 24:14). Individually and nationally, we need to fulfill our God-given mission. As truly thankful people, we all need to be involved in the work Jesus Christ is doing!

http://www.lcg.org/cgi-bin/tw/commentary/tw-comm.cgi?category=Commentary1&item=1259096005


Wednesday, November 25, 2009

The Assyrian Exile: Israel's Legacy in Captivity

The Assyrian Exile: Israel's Legacy in Captivity
Author: Cam Rea
Published: 6/19/2008 9:20:11 PM
Pages: 212
Keywords: Ancient Near East,Assyria,Babylonians,Christianity,Cimmerians,History,Israel,Judaism,Lost Ten Tribes,Politics,Religion,Saka,Scythians
Audience Level: Everyone
Genres: History / Military / GeneralReligion / SpiritualityPolitical Science / General

Format SKU/ISBN Your Price

6x9 Paperback 9781604811735 $21.00

About the Book

“Cam Rea describes the Assyrian Conquest of the northern Israelite Tribes and their subsequent history alongside that of Assyria itself. The account is historically accurate as well as exciting. Cam Rea has the ability to bring the past to life. This work encompasses original research work and pertinent insights. Anyone who wishes to know what happened to the Ten Tribes of Northern Israel after their exile should read this work. The reader will both benefit and enjoy doing so.

Yair Davidiy, Director of Brit-Am, Jerusalem, Israel”.


About the Author

Cam Rea is married with a family, lives in Kendallville, IN, and is a student of IPFW University of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Cam formerly served in the US Military in the Engineering Corps. His Army training and experience later helped him gain a deeper understanding of the Assyrian Military Apparatus. Cam Rea has had a long standing interest in the subject of the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel and their early history.


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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 6

2. Rebirth of Assyria 7

2.1. Assyrian aggression 8

2.2. PUL? 10

2.3. Assyrian Expansion 12

2.4. Western union the best way to get paid 15

2.5. Damascus 22

2.6. To the Coast! 24

2.7. Quick bit 25

2.8. Event Horizon! 27

2.9. No Battles? 32

3. Hoshea, the last King of Israel 34

4. Deportation and Relocation 45

4.1. Who were the Medes? 49

4.2. Settling in 52

4.3. Slavery 55

4.4. Could the Israelites bare arms? 55

4.5. Could the Israelites master the horse? 57

4.6. Names 60

5. Who are the Cimmerians? 64

5.1. Who were the Ishkuza? 68

5.2. The role of Hosea 70

5.3. Location of the Cimmerians 71

5.4. Invasion of Urartu 78

5.5. Phrygia, Assyria, and the Cimmerian Rebellion 80

6. Sennacherib 85

7. Esarhaddon, Cimmerians, and the New Threat 90

7.1. Kastariti 103

7.2. Esarhaddon's Palace 118

7.3. Conclusion to Esarhaddon 119

8. Ashurbanipal and the revealing 121

8.1. Dugdammi, King of the World 127

8.2. Madya 144

8.3. Cyaxares and the Scythians 145

9. The Decline of Assyria 149

9.1. Nabopolassar 152

9.2. Josiah and Psammetichus 153

9.3. Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city 160

9.4. The Fall of Nineveh Chronicle 167

9.5. Aftermath 172

10. Final Thoughts 177

Ohio Mosque Promotes Murder!

One day - I'll never forget it - my former "Palestinian" student-neighbors (who attended Owens Tech) purposely showed me a newsletter from the Islamic Center in Perrysburg, Ohio that had a story from the Haddith - sayings attributed to Mohammad - that spoke of a war in the last days between Jews and Muslims, and how Jews would hide behind trees and the trees would say, "There's a Jew behind me, kill him!" except for one tree that would shelter the Jews.

The next month the Toledo Singles' Club from the Worldwide Church of God went to the mosque for a dinner-tour, followed by a question and answer session with the Egyptian imam/religious leader (who has since died and was praised as one who supposedly sought peace between different religions).

I repeated the "spiritual lesson" to the Imam Khattab and asked him if the Muslims had any such saying. He replied that the Jews create such spurious sayings in order to discredit Islam and Arabs. I then shocked him, and the audience, when I asked: "If that's not a Muslim story, and is spurious and created by the Jews, then why would you, as the leader of this Islamic community permit that very story to be published in your newsletter last month?" He was speechless.

So I know, firsthand, how many people can profess that their religion is "peaceful" to a naive Western audience and whistle a totally different tune to their own masses.

I've also lived in predominately Arab-occupied East Jerusalem, just outside the Damascus Gate, working for my great American-Israeli Jewish manager under our millionnaire Muslim boss (who was exceptionally gracious). I know from a grassroots level what a farce the lying "peace" process is, and how such a false peace is based upon lies and delusions and is destined to crash and burn. All this is not popular to say, nevertheless it is the plain truth.

Time will surely reveal that peace is possible between Israel and Ishmael - but it must be based upon the Bible and reality, not upon lying visions of false prophets or politicians pushing an empty peace.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Giving Thanks for Joseph's Birthright!

George Washington issued our country's first Thanksgiving Proclamation on October 3, 1789. In it, President Washington wrote:

"Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor . . .

"Now therefore I do recommend and assign Thursday the 26th day of November next to be devoted by the People of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being, who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be--That we may then all unite in rendering unto him our sincere and humble thanks--for his kind care and protection of the People of this Country previous to their becoming a Nation--for the signal and manifold mercies, and the favorable interpositions of his Providence which we experienced in the course and conclusion of the late war--for the great degree of tranquility, union, and plenty, which we have since enjoyed--for the peaceable and rational manner, in which we have been enabled to establish constitutions of government for our safety and happiness, and particularly the national One now lately instituted--for the civil and religious liberty with which we are blessed; and the means we have of acquiring and diffusing useful knowledge; and in general for all the great and various favors which he hath been pleased to confer upon us.

"And also that we may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the great Lord and Ruler of Nations and beseech him to pardon our national and other transgressions--to enable us all, whether in public or private stations, to perform our several and relative duties properly and punctually--to render our national government a blessing to all the people, by constantly being a Government of wise, just, and constitutional laws, discreetly and faithfully executed and obeyed--to protect and guide all Sovereigns and Nations (especially such as have shewn kindness unto us) and to bless them with good government, peace, and concord--To promote the knowledge and practice of true religion and virtue, and the increase of science among them and us--and generally to grant unto all Mankind such a degree of temporal prosperity as he alone knows to be best."

As the United States is Manasseh, the son of Joseph, who was prophesied to become a SINGLE GREAT NATION, we have shared in JOSEPH'S BIRTHRIGHT and have every reason to be grateful to God for His Faithfulness and tender mercies this Thanksgiving Day and every day!

Joseph isn't Jewish!
The Plain Truth About the Lost Ten Tribes
The United States in Prophecy!

Good News / Bad News

The Bible is good news/bad news, just like the Ezekiel Warning Message with the hope of the Gospel of the Kingdom of God that will become increasingly personal and relevant to British Israelites and Jews specifically since the King of the Jews, the King of Israel, for the sake of His ethnic elect (beloved for the fathers' Abraham, Isaac and Jacob's sakes) will intervene and prevent the utter destruction of Jacob-Israel and the world will be spared because of it.

Beyond Babylon: Europe's Rise and Fall... Europe's rise - bad news! Europe's fall - good news!

Today the European Beast is taking shape and form before us, while the American, British and Jewish peoples continue their nosedive to oblivion. Both of these intertwined events were clearly prophesied (Lev. 26; Deut. 28). And it's only with our God-given understanding of biblical prophecy that we can see where these trends are rapidly heading.

Both the Book of Daniel and the Book of Revelation reveal a Gentile confederation of nations to emerge upon the world scene just before Messiah comes, wrecking havoc upon Israel and opposing the Heavenly Army (Dan.7; Rev. 13; 17).

The Church of God Must Warn the World!

We're in the Times of the Gentiles!

Monday, November 23, 2009

The Crusades aren't just history...

Re: The Knights Templar

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The Crusades - they're not just a thing of the past... they're prophesied for the future!

Europe's New Crusade
Holocaust Hypocrisy! (YouTube video)
Holocaust Hypocrisy! (article)

Warning Jews
Pope's Evil Eye on Jerusalem!(You Tube video)
The Vatican plot against Jerusalem exposed!
Israel must reject Vatican overtures for peace or lose Jerusalem!
Shimon Peres Rebuked!
Beyond Babylon has warned Israel for years!

ADL Hatred of Faithful Jews and Christians

ADL Blasts 'Paranoid' Right Are Millions of Anti-Obama Protestors 'Conspirators?'
ADL Blasts 'Paranoid' Right Are Millions of Anti-Obama Protestors 'Conspirators?' By Rev. Ted Pike 11-23-9 The Anti-Defamation League likes to describe itself as a "civil liberties" watchdog group that is ever alert to warn of dangerous "conspiracy theories," particularly those that are 'anti-semitic.' While deploring the conspiracy theories of others, ADL has produced a 27-page special report entitled "Rage Grows in America: Anti-Government Conspiracies" http://www.adl.org/special_reports/rage-grows-in-America/ which, of course, is a conspiracy theory of its own! It charges that a number of right wing media leaders are conspiring to lie and distort facts ...

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The Anti-Democracy League of traitors need run out of town. At best, expel
them to Israel where Judaism says they belong, even though they clearly don't
practice it and shamefully give all Jews a bad name by their vile support of
every anti-Torah bowel movement.

Send this to the accursed ADL:

Dangerous UNJews

Jews Fail to Follow Judaism

 Jewish Blood Libel Against Christianity

Where are Jews who denounce Jewish doctrines of destruction?

For The Record...

Fox 25 Special Report on Philadelphia Church of God
Gerald Flurry's Outrageous Attack Against David Ben-Ariel
Is David Ben-Ariel a Terrorist?
The Temple Mount Faithful is not a terrorist organization!
Is Gerald Flurry a False Prophet?
Star Witness testifies against Gerald Flurry

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Euroskeptics with Reason

BOOKS, CDs, LEAFLETS
THE NAZIS AND FASCISTS WHO FOUNDED THE EUROPEAN UNION
AND THEIR INFLUENCE TODAY
A CD of a speech by RODNEY ATKINSON at a public meeting held at the House of Commons in February 2008 chaired by Philip Davies MP
"The facts you outline about different personalities who stood behind the European integration process are not much known and I think they should be...." President Vaclav Klaus, The Czech Republic
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FASCIST EUROPE RISING

ISBN 09525110 4 5 - by Rodney Atkinson.
Price £12.00

 


Also published in Serbo Croat as Nova Diktatura Evrope by DOSIJE, Bul. kralja Aleksandra 67, Belgrade, Serbia, available from this site - see order form.

 


Following the success of his two previous best-selling books attacking the European Union for underminingthe British constitution (Treason at Maastricht) and for recreating the structures and aims of European Fascism of the 1930s (Europe's Full Circle) Atkinson has produced a comprehensively researched and extensively indexed book which describes the rise of a new European Fascism.

 


The book describes, inter alia:

 


  • six techniques used to undermine and destroy the free nations of Europe,
  • the pressure exerted on Eastern European countries to give up their hard won constitutional nationhood if they wished to trade with the EU,
  • the EU's corporatist steps to fascism and fascist elements in Britain today,
  • the European Commission's persecution of whistle blowers
  • the true meaning of the Euro as the final step in imperialist expansion,
  • the propaganda machine of the European Union,
  • the Euro disaster for Germans (but not the German political class)
  • the return of German Europe, Der Drang nach Osten, Charlemagne,
  • the German role in the break up of Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia,
  • the European Crisis and the threat to the United States,
  • the people as Sovereigns and a Declaration of Sovereignty,
  • European Union Propaganda in British Schools,
  • The anti-democratic nature of Blair's Regional Constitutional Conventions
  • A list of Eurofederalist parliamentarians, corporations and organisations in the UK
EXTRACTS FROM THE BOOK

 


Hitler destroyed Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia and created petty nationalist states in Slovakia, Slovenia and Croatia. German Europe has today broken up Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia, Slovakia driving out its gypsies, Croatia its Serbs and Albanian Kosovo its gypsies, Jews and Serbs.

 


During the 1930s and 1940s, as today, there were few terms with which European Fascism was more happy than The New World Order, reflecting as it does notions of power, global ambition, order (i.e. control) and contempt for democratic nationhood.

 


The Commission should not get carried away with the idea of transparency - it is necessary to learn to conceal aspects of information which give rise to bad interpretation. European Commission internal memorandum.

 


COMMENTS ON THE BOOK

 


Thank you for your inspiring book.

 


Vaclav Klaus, President, The Czech Republic

 


"In Fascist Europe Rising Rodney Atkinson again leads the liberal arguments against Brussels' European Super State in the making into areas where few other liberals dare to tread. Inevitably Atkinson will be accused of xenophobia and militant anti-German views. That however is hard to equate with his years spent teaching in Germany at school and as a lecturer at Mainz University. His quarrel is not with Germans but with the corporatist and expansionist German State which has survived the 20th century and is now at home in the European Union. This book makes ever more strongly the case that the European Union is merely a stop (or is it a railway station?) on the line from the pre-war and wartime Nazi ambitions to a Euro-State dominated by Germany.

 


The question Atkinson asks is whether Britain, which has resisted so many past attempts to create a Euro-State or Empire by force, has the vision and will to avoid being sucked into the new Euro-State by the naivety and deceit of its modern leaders. Not, I think without a fight from Atkinson!

 


Rt Hon The Lord Tebbit CH, PC

 


To write a very critical book which reveals the extreme dangers of an official international consensus requires historic awareness, detailed analysis and intellectual sophistication - Rodney Atkinson's Fascist Europe Rising exhibits these characteristics.

 


While selling European integration as a source of stability in Western Europe German activities have de-stabilised Central and Eastern Europe. The resulting ethnic cleansing, murder and persecution of gypsies, Jews and Serbs had not been seen in Europe for 60 years. The European Union is now the veil behind which Germany claims land and businesses in Poland and the Czech Republic where the German ownership of press and media dominates public opinion. Rodney Atkinson has revealed these truths and warns a wider audience of its dangerous consequences.

 


Dr Miroslav Polreich
Former Czech Ambassador to OSCE
Czechoslovak permanent mission to UN 1964 - 1969

 


"Well founded facts, masterly written. A valuable contribution to the literature on the European Union. Atkinson shows erudition in economic, legal, historical analysis and in the philosophy of history." The South Slav Journal

 


By now Rodney Atkinson is almost a veteran eurosceptic. Over the years he has enlightened us with his immense knowledge of European law, economics and history. His real concern is a resurgent Germany. He is a German speaker with a great affection for the country's scientific, artistic and cultural traditions but he has a real fear of her political ambitions.

 


Professor Norman Barry, University of Buckingham

 


"In this successor to previous books demonstrating the German imperialist/European fascist origins of the EU Atkinson produces not only further conclusive evidence of this fact but a devastating exposure of the dirty tricks and contempt for democracy by which an arrogant self appointed elite have set out to rob the nations of Europe." The Morning Star

 


"Rodney Atkinson is usually 90% right" Brian Denny, Foreign Editor, The Morning Star

 


"Fascist Europe Rising is an indisuptably excellent book, a true depiction of European reality and a warning to the whole world." Pavel Polacek CSc, Prague, President the Foundation of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia.

 


"I was pleased to learn that Mr. Atkinson reads the South Slav Journal. I find his
writing inspiring". Dr Tahir Mahmutefendic

 


 


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PARADOXES OF POWERBy Sir Alfred ShermanA Brilliant analysis of British politics in the Thatcher era and its lessons for today. Erudite, lucid prose, clear insights from an intellectual and journalist steeped in the widest studies of European and British politics.ORDER HERETHE MYTH OF EU MEMBERSHIPBased on Walter Bagehot's The English Constitutionand A.V. Dicey's Introduction to the Study of the law of the ConstitutionClick here for the Order Form :: Return to top

 


EUROPE'S FULL CIRCLE

CORPORATE ELITES AND THE NEW FASCISM

 


by Rodney Atkinson.

 


3rd revised and expanded edition: ISBN 0 9525110 3 7 1998
Price £10.00 Paperback

 


Also published in Serbo Croat by Svetovi, Novi Sad, Serbia available from this site - see order form

 


First published in October 1996 (third edition December 1998) the book exposes the individuals and groups behind the secret plans for a European Superstate and the abolition of national democracies. As the Left has moved right and the Right has moved left they have met in economic corporatism. Corporatist Europe has built its "Union" on the Nazis 1942 plans. These plans were inspired by the anti-democratic politics of the fascist 1930s and supported then as now by Establishment figures and corporatist elites in Britain, Europe, and the USA. Identical methods used by Hitler to rule Germany have been used to impose European Union rule on Britain and other nations. Nazi influence after 1945. 1930s appeasers and 1990s Eurofascists compared. Modern parallels in German Government behaviour. The treasonous behaviour of Arnold Toynbee and Samuel Hoare. British industry attacks UK sovereignty. The secretive Bilderberg Group, its founders and influence. Censorship in British newspapers and appeasement by the BBC.

 


  • "Records in convincing, sombre and well researched detail the destruction of the nation state. All who cherish our heritage should buy this book."
    Sir Louis Le Bailly, former Director General, Defence Intelligence Staff.
  • "It is to Rodney Atkinson, a brilliant pro-nation activist, that we owe the decisive insight on the delegation of general powers which is at the root of Britain's malaise"
    International Currency Review.
  • "Atkinson's thorough research and full documentation of the Euro-Elites fine meshed power network. If one wants to experience the special fighting spirit and fearlessness which distinguish the historically conscious British opponents of the European Union, Atkinson's books are a must"
    Det ny Notat, Copenhagen.
  • "In this 160 page work there is so much that has not before been made public that it is a monument to past stealth"
    Norris McWhirter CBE.
  • "I congratulate you on putting together such a readable account of the way in which a "new" fascism is creeping through Europe powered by corporatist elites through the European Union - their chosen instrument for attaining aims which we believed had been defeated in 1945."
    Lord Stoddart of Swindon. (Lab)
  • "A real tour de force."
    Andrew Roberts, author "Eminent Churchillions".
  • "Atkinson's awareness of the current dangers of the entire Maastricht project is timely and well developed………An enlightening study"
    The Morning Star
  • "I like Europe's Full Circle a lot and will certainly talk about the book widely"
    Sir James Goldsmith
  • "Congratulations on the sheer intellectual quality on the content, the depth of research and the most enjoyable style of writing."
    Sir James McKinnon
  • "Thanks for Europe's Full Circle. You are making a point that needs making. The only downside to the military defeat of fascism was that the people thought its ideas had gone away. I stand corrected on "private enterprise"- "Corporatist capitalism" shall be part of my lexicon henceforth."
    P.J. O'Rourke
  • "Atkinson's book brilliantly illustrates the mortal danger of the EU ethos which reduces politics to managerial efficiency at the expense of democracy".
    Ian Milne, Eurofacts
  • "The author has done a superb job in seeking to alert literate people to the colossal and dangerous impudence of corporate power which has already emasculated elected national legislatures".
    Fourth World Review
  • "Absolutely first class"
    Sir Julian Hodge
  • "I have just finished reading (for the third time) Europe's Full Circle and I cannot see what Messrs Christopher Booker and Bill Jamieson found so unacceptable - to the point of saying that if you were elected to lead the UK Independence Party they would not be able to support the Party. It does not seem to make sense"
    David Hallett
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TREASON AT MAASTRICHT -

THE DESTRUCTION OF THE NATION STATE

by Rodney Atkinson and Norris McWhirter

 


4th Edition 2000 ISBN 0 9509353 9 5
Price £10.00 Paperback

 


The first book to expose in detail the destructive effect of the Maastricht Treaty on European Economic and Monetary Union (signed on behalf of the UK by Douglas Hurd MP and Francis Maud MP) on the 800-year-old British constitution. Describes the treason cases taken by the authors against Hurd in the British courts and the response of the Crown prosecution Service. The essence of allegiance and treason. The violation of the Queen's Coronation Oath. The overturning of inter alia Magna Carta, the Act of Settlement, the Union with Scotland Act, the 1795 Treason act and significant case law from 1820 and 1932. Churchill's view of Europe. How British European Commissioners violate their oath of allegiance to the Queen. Germany's invalid ratification of the Maastricht Treaty. A detailed comparison with the constitution of the USA and the cause of the American civil war. The Nazi origins of the European Union. Federalism and Conservative MEPs.

 


  • "Powerful stuff"
    Bill Jamieson, Sunday Telegraph.
  • "In our fight for freedom your book was a cruise missile which I hope is still finding targets."
    Vice Admiral Sir Louis Le Bailly, former Director General, Defence Intelligence Staff.
  • "British Commissioners in Brussels should bear allegiance to one or other but not both sovereigns."
    A former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.
  • "Two latter day St. George's slashing to pieces the myths and lies woven around Europe."
    This England Magazine.
  • "I agree and have bought more copies to circulate among other judges"
    High Court Judge.
  • "Many Australians, not only the ex British citizens, would find this book extremely enlightening…. A damning indictment of the Maastricht Treaty…exposing the Constitutional outrage which has already been committed"
    UK Settlers Association, Australia.
  • "There is going to have to be shenanigans in high places to get out of this"
    Roger Evans (barrister) Chairman of the Prayer Book Society, Former Conservative MP for Monmouth and Minister in the Major Government, on the treason charges in 1993.
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THE EMANCIPATED SOCIETY -

State Authority and Individual Freedom

by Rodney Atkinson 1988

 


ISBN 0 9509353 2 8 -
Price £10.00 Hardback

 


The author rejects the traditional conflict between Right / Capitalism and Left / Socialism and contrasts instead Emancipated and Dependent Societies. The former are based on individual freedom, competition, overt social signals and continuous "social challenge" to authority. The latter are based on collectivism, State control, covert agreements and subservience to authority. Left / Right "horizontal politics" is rejected in favour of the Authoritarian /Libertarian "vertical axis" of political choice. No one, says the author, not even government "can be permitted to decide the terms according to which they will be deemed successful."

 


State power leads to static definitions of justice, wealth, etc., while the more directly democratic public choice can more justly accommodate change. The book provides a wealth of new concepts to characterize the relationship between the State and the individual: the wrong consensus, just process, taxploitation, the dialectic of freedom, deviant energy, captive logic, circles of responsibility, social challenge and the critical distinction between emancipated and dependent societies.

 


  • "A powerful argument that is economically literate, historically erudite and philosophically cogent. Its central distinction between emancipated and dependent societies ought to acquire a much more central role in political thought and discourse"
    Dr John Gray, Jesus College, Oxford.
  • "An illuminating beam of light and thought over the present confused landscape of political ideas."
    Rt. Hon David Howell. MP.
  • "A brilliant polemic. Atkinson's celebration of the virtues of free exchange and spontaneous process has shattered many collectivist illusions."
    Professor Norman Barry, University of Buckingham.
  • "A refreshing and unique defence of liberty. Some first rate new approaches to property rights his case studies of government failures are fascinating."
    Laissez Faire Books, New York.
  • "An argument for the moral superiority of the free market taken further and deeper than I have heard it developed before. An analysis of a high order of clarity and rigor: a powerful contribution."
    Crossbow. Journal of the Conservative Bow Group.
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THE FAILURE OF THE STATE -
Essays on the Democratic Costs of Government

by Rodney Atkinson 1989

 


ISBN 0 9509353 3 6 -
Price £7.50 Paperback

 


The author shows that, under all political parties, politics has become increasingly irrelevant to Democracy. "The real burden on Society is not this Government but government per se." Occasional political elections, claims Atkinson, serve only to change the political horses while "the unresponsive carriage of the State continues on its way."

 


In a series of case studies the author shows that Conservative Governments approve of Socialism and State power - so long as they and not Socialists are manipulating the levers of State control. "Corporatism is the Conservative's vice"

 


Atkinson warns that Corporatism, a combination of corporate power, interest group influence and State manipulation was a cause of both the 1929 and 1987 stock market crashes and that another crash is probable unless institutional power is checked and individual responsibility increased. He warns of a slide into the kind of corporatism which "characterized Hitler's Germany and Mussolini's Italy," and claims that because the universal power of the State has grown Democracy is not so much secured as threatened by political elections, for "it is through the ballot box that the individual's freedom of action is converted into the State's universal control."

 


  • "Rodney Atkinson's latest box of intellectual fireworks offers repeated and persuasive evidence for his central verdict that the real burden on society is not this government but government per se."
    Lord Harris of High Cross, Institute of Economic Affairs.
  • "As politicians on the right step back to admire their handiwork Rodney Atkinson protests that their task has hardly begun. Closely and cleverly reasoned."
    Matthew Parris of The Times.
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GOVERNMENT AGAINST THE PEOPLEby Rodney Atkinson 1986

 


ISBN 0 95095353 1 X -
Price £7.00 Hardback

 


 


The book demonstrates the failure of the State and questions the very definition of Democratic Government. Part I describes the political process behind Government inspired inflation and describes the technical and moral case for monetarism. Part II shows how Governments, having wasted time in illegitimate intervention have then failed to provide the "public goods" which even market liberals agree are legitimate roles for the State. "The all powerful State soon earns the contempt of those it set out to protect and the friendship of those it set out to control"

 


  • "Excellent - a devastating catalogue of the depredations of Government against the People."
    George Gilder, author of Wealth and Poverty.
  • "Original and provocative insights excessive government expertly diagnosed."
    Professor Norman Barry, University of Buckingham.
  • "Excellent, fascinating"
    Dr Milton Friedman, Nobel Laureate
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Your Country - Your Democracy -
The Threat From The "European" Unionby Rodney Atkinson 1992

 


ISBN 0 9509353 5 2 -
Price £4.50 Pamphlet

 


First published in 1990 to warn in detail how parliament was about to destroy even more of its constitutional powers. Reprinted and expanded in 1992. Contains summary of most of the catastrophic parts of the Maastricht Treaty. Brief, easily read short sections on inter alia Sovereignty = Self-government, The European Exchange Mechanism, Britons as nomadic Guest Workers, The Labour Turkey votes for Christmas, The Petty Tyranny of the Grand Designers, EC Controls - German exceptions, Another Heath Euro disaster, Europe destroys British jobs, Eurofederalism and Euro-fascism, Is Westminster becoming redundant?, Europe and Anti-Americanism.

 


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LEAFLETS

The following information leaflets (each consisting of about 2000 words of detailed analysis) are available only in batches of 100. Details on Order Form.

 


We set out below BRIEF EXTRACTS from these leaflets.

 


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BRITISH SUPPORTERS OF EUROFEDERALISM

The major eurofederalist politicians, companies and organisations in Britain.

 


We list here the individuals and organisations that have given political or financial support to those who have planned the constitutional destruction of the United Kingdom in favour of a European Superstate, the 'country called Europe' as the (unelected) European Commission calls it.

 


This list will help you to expose the eurofederalist organisations, to boycott the companies and deselect or vote against the politicians who have proved to be the enemies of the sovereignty of the British people - and have undermined the democratic powers of our parliament.

 


Those who have betrayed the sovereignty of the people and the self-government of our nation must learn that, no matter how easily they have bypassed and manipulated the democratic institutions of the United Kingdom, they will pay in their public credibility, in their corporate profits or with their political careers for what they have done.

 


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EUROPEAN UNION PROPAGANDA IN BRITISH SCHOOLS

 


A GUIDE FOR PARENTS AND GOVERNORS

 


After the publication and distribution to schools of the "Partners in Europe" pack of pro European Union propaganda and the (eventual) trashing of the European Commission's disgraceful "Strawberry Ice cream War" (targeted at schoolchildren and described by the left as racist and the right as an attack on democratic nations) we now have yet another "information" brochure from the European Union - "EUROQUEST".

 


Like the other pro European Union propaganda publications Euroquest is a glossy brochure distributed to schools.

 


The Department for education itself has stated in the past that in the 1996 Education Act (as in previous versions):

 


"Section 406 of the Act requires school governing bodies, headteachers and local authorities to forbid the promotion of partisan political views in the teaching of any subject in schools.
....Section 407 requires them to take all reasonable practical steps to ensure that where political or controversial issues are brought to pupils attention they are offered a balanced presentation of opposing views."

 


But such rules apparently do not apply to the European Commission in its various guises: the UK Representation of the European Commission, the UK Office of the European Parliament, Relay Europe Ltd, the Charlemagne Group of Companies, the European Movement, European Resource centres for Schools and Colleges (organized in British Regions), the Directorate for European Operations at the Open University, Regional "Euro-Forums" (run by the British Government giving "information" about the EURO).

 


"Euroquest" is their latest venture into the "education" of our children about the obvious(!) advantages of sacrificing our nation, parliament and democracy on the altar of the European Union.

 


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15 LIES FROM THE "EUROPEAN MOVEMENT"

 


An organisation financed by big business and the European Commission dedicated to ending the democratic self government of the free nations of Europe in favour of a European Superstate.

 


The European Movement and its European Youth Movement were founded and financed to the tune of millions of Pounds by the American CIA in order to form a united defence of Europe against Soviet communism. But just as Nazis on trial at Nuremberg tried to convince their American interrogators that all Hitler was doing was fighting communism so the European Movement hid its true ambitions behind the fight against the Soviet Union.

 


Today, long after the threat from East European Communism has faded, the European Movement still receives massive support from multinational corporations, the European Union and some governments - except that now the Movements enemies are the self governing nations of Western Europe.

 


The chief architect of the European Movement was Joseph Retinger who had been expelled from allied countries during the first world war "as a result of political and social intrigues", and always refused to carry a national passport because the nation states conflicted with his aim of a European Superstate - an aim which he described to the Prime Minister of Italy:

 


"You and I were both subjects of good old Emperor Franz Josef. Come let us join forces and conspire together."

 


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THE EURO

 


MEANS:

 


 


THE ABOLITION OF THE POUND

 


THE ABOLITION OF THE BANK OF ENGLAND

 


THE ABOLITION OF HM TREASURY

 


THE ABOLITION OF BRITISH NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

 


THE ABOLITION OF THE SOVEREIGN WESTMINSTER PARLIAMENT

 


 


They will be replaced by:

 


 


THE EURO

 


THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK IN FRANKFURT

 


THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

 


AN ENGLISH REGIONAL ASSEMBLY IN WESTMINSTER

 


Age has not wearied the free British nation, nor have the years condemned. But Britain is being dismembered by its traditional enemies in continental Europe and betrayed by politicians at home.

 


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YUGOSLAVIA AND ITS ENEMIES 1903-1998

 


How certain powers in Europe used the European Union and NATO to achieve their historical aims in Yugoslavia.

 


"We were escorted by a woman from the US Embassy as we flew towards Tusla. She pointed at all the destroyed villages and exclaimed excitedly "Look at what the criminal Serbs have done". In fact they were Bosnian Croat villages ethnically cleansed by the Muslims. ... Later (we) visited Mostar where the Croats had virtually destroyed the Muslim sector. The US official cried: "Well at least this was done by the criminal Serbs." The woman burst into tears when it was pointed out that the Croats had been to blame." General Sir Michael Rose, Former UN Military Commander in Bosnia, The Times 10th November 1998.

 


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