Thursday, March 16, 2017
Freemasonry vs Christianity
This is the second of the two articles I found in my files, which I wrote many years ago. This took a while to type up off the old sheets! I hope you find it informative.
Franklin Roosevelt was a Mason, and he stacked the Supreme Court with Masonic justices in 1941. The Everson case of 1947 was the first use of the phrase “separation of church and state.” All anti-Christian cases since have built on the Everson case, even though the idea of “separation of church and state” is not constitutional. Since 1947 all Supreme Court decisions regarding religion reflect bias favorable to the philosophy of Freemasonry. The Mason-dominated Court was primarily during the period 1941 to 1971 when traditional Judeo-Christian values were removed from public schools and public life in general.
Much Masonic political action has been to rid schools of religious influence.
Historically, Catholic, Lutheran, Nazarene, and Mennonites all ban members from belonging to Freemasonry. The Methodist, Church of England, Church of Scotland, Presbyterian, Orthodox and Baptist churches all condemn Masonry as anti-Christian.
In 1738 Pope Clement XII described Freemasonry as “Satan’s Synagogue.” Since then over 200 documents condemning Masonry have been issued by the Vatican.
The following are among many great statesmen who decried Freemasonry as evil and anti-Christian: D.L. Moody, John Wesley, Daniel Webster, Chief Justice Charles Marshall, John Hancock, Horace Greeley, Charles Finney, John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and James Madison.
In spite of the Lord’s strict injunction against oaths, Freemasonry is replete with them. Examples of the oaths against revealing Masonry’s secrets are:
Apprentice: …under no less penalty than that of having my throat cut across, my tongue torn out by its roots, and my body buried in the rough sands of the sea, at low water mark…so help me God…
2nd Degree: …having my breast torn open, my heart plucked out and placed on the highest pinnacle of the temple, there to be devoured by the vultures of the air…
3rd Degree: …having my body severed in two, my bowels taken from thence and burned to ashes, the ashes scattered before the four winds of heaven…
10th Degree: …I consent to have my body opened perpendicularly, and to be exposed for eight hours in the open air that the venomous flies may eat of my entrails, my head to be cut off an put on the highest pinnacle of the world; and I will always be ready to inflict the same punishment on those who shall disclose this degree…
[Mason apologists have claimed this is all just symbolic.]
A few final items that should demonstrate why Freemasonry and Christianity are in opposition:
In 1834 the Joint Committee of Massachusetts legislature investigated Masonry and found it was “…a distinct Independent Government within our own Government, and beyond the control of the laws of the land by means of its secrecy, and the oaths and regulations which its subjects are bound to obey, under penalties of death. … in no Masonic oath presented to the Committee, is there any reservation made of the Constitution and the laws of the land.” The Joint Committee called Masonry a “moral evil,” a “pecuniary evil,” and a “political evil.”
Most of the Ku Klux Klan’s major leaders were Masons. Klan advertisements of the 1920s stated “Masons preferred.” Masonic writings are prejudicial against blacks, Jews, and Catholics, and they consider “Aryans” to be a superior race in intellect and manliness.
The book “Behind the Lodge Door,” by Paul A. Fisher, sums up Freemasonry as follows:
Historically, Freemasonry has been a revolutionary movement organized to advance Kabbalistic Gnosticism; to undermine and, if possible, to destroy Christianity; to infuse Masonic philosophy into key government structures; and to subvert any government which does not comport with Masonic principles.
No matter what good an organization does, if it is against God’s laws then anyone who claims to be Christian must of necessity avoid entanglement with such organization.