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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Christian Belief 1

Passion Sunday


11 But Christ, being come an high Priest of the good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hand, that is, not of this creation:
15 ¶ And therefore he is the mediator of the new testament: that by means of his death for the redemption of those transgressions which were under the former testament, they that are called may receive the promise of eternal inheritance.


46 ¶ Which of you shall convince me of sin? If I say the truth to you, why do you not believe me:
59 They took up stones therefore to cast at him. But Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple.

Palm Sunday


5 For let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:
11 And that every tongue should confess that the Lord Jesus Christ is in the glory of God the Father.


1 ¶ And when they drew nigh to Jerusalem and were come to Bethphage, unto mount Olivet, then Jesus sent two disciples,
10 And when he was come into Jerusalem, the whole city was moved, saying: Who is this?

27 And taking the chalice, he gave thanks and gave to them, saying: Drink ye all of this.

Palm Sunday Little Chapter at Vespers

5 For let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:
6 Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:
7 But emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men, and in habit found as a man.


But do Thou O Lord have mercy on us.
Thanks be to God.

Magnificat at Vespers

Ant.: For it is written; I will strike the shepherd, and the flock shall be dispersed; but after I shall be risen again I will go before you into Galilee: there ye shall see me, saith the Lord.

46 My soul doth magnify the Lord.
47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.
48 Because he hath regarded the humility of his handmaid: for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
49 Because he that is mighty hath done great things to me: and holy is his name.
50 And his mercy is from generation unto generations, to them that fear him.
51 He hath shewed might in his arm: he hath scattered the proud in the conceit of their heart.
52 He hath put down the mighty from their seat and hath exalted the humble.
53 He hath filled the hungry with good things: and the rich he hath sent empty away.
54 He hath received Israel his servant, being mindful of his mercy.
55 As he spoke to our fathers: to Abraham and to his seed for ever.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit as it was in the beginning and now and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

Ant.: For it is written; I will strike the shepherd, and the flock shall be dispersed; but after I shall be risen again I will go before you into Galilee: there ye shall see me, saith the Lord.

The Lord be with you.
And with thy spirit.

Let us pray

O Almighty and everlasting God, who, setting up an example of humility for all mankind to follow, didst will that our Saviour should take upon Him our nature, and should suffer the death of the cross: enable us, we beseech thee, ever to bear in mind the teachings of His patience, and in fine to deserve to have part in His resurrection. Through Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Who Lives and Reigns with Thee in the Unity and Power of the Holy Spirit unto the endless ages. Amen.

The Lord be with you.
And with thy spirit.

Let us bless the Lord.
Thanks be to God.

May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

The feast of Corpus Christi, Thursday after Trinity Sunday, from the Office of the Hours:

A priest forver, according to the order of Melchisedech, Christ the Lord offered bread and wine.

Of course the chief priests and Pharisees can’t stand that.

Mt. 21
44 And whosoever shall fall on this stone (Christ) shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it shall grind him to powder.
45 And when the ecumenists and legalists had heard his parables, they knew that he spoke of them.
46 And they sought to lay hands on him (while gnashing their teeth), but feared the multitudes, because they held him as a prophet.

Summary of Sections One through Five

THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE WORLD. { note that St. Irenaeus is the first to record the creed later called the apostles creed – with a lot more than we usually see }

I. The Church, though dispersed throughout the whole world, even to the ends of the earth, has received from the apostles and their disciples this faith; [She believes] in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven, and earth, and. the sea, and all things that are in them; and in one Christ Jesus, the Son of God, who became incarnate for our salvation; and in the Holy Spirit, who proclaimed through the prophets the dispensations of God, and the advents and the birth from a virgin, and the passion and the resurrection from the dead, and the ascension into heaven in the flesh of the beloved Christ Jesus, our Lord, and His [future] manifestation from heaven, in the glory of the Father, “to gather all things in one,” and to raise up anew all flesh of the whole human race, in order that to Christ Jesus, our Lord, and God, and Saviour, and King, according to the will of the invisible Father, “every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth, and that I every tongue should confess” to Him, and that He should execute just judgment towards all; that He may send “spiritual wickednesses”, and the angels who transgressed and became apostates, together with the ungodly, and unrighteous, and wicked, and profane among men, into everlasting fire but may, in the exercise of His grace, confer immortality on the righteous, and holy, and those who have kept His commandments, and have persevered in His love, some from the beginning [of their Christian course and others from [the date of] their repentance, and may surround them with everlasting glory.

2. As I have already observed, the Church,
having received this preaching and this faith, although scattered throughout the whole world, yet, as if occupying but one house, carefully ,preserves it. She also believes these points of doctrine] just as if she had but one soul, and one and the same heart, and she proclaims them, and teaches them, and hands them down, with perfect harmony, as if she possessed only one mouth. For, although the languages of the world are dissimilar, yet the import of the tradition is one and the same. For the Churches which have been planted in Germany do not believe or hand down anything different, nor do those in Spain, nor those in Gaul, nor those in the East, nor those in Egypt, nor those in Libya, nor those which have been established in the central regions of the world { Jerusalem, the mother of all the Churches is here referred to as the model of Orthodox belief. This is reflected in the Liturgy of St. James.}. But as the sun, that creature of God, is one and the same throughout the whole world, so also the preaching of the truth shineth everywhere, and enlightens all men that are willing to come to a knowledge of the truth. Nor will anyone of, the rulers in the Churches, however highly gifted he may be in point of eloquence, teach doctrines different from these (for no one is greater than the Master) ; nor, on the other hand, will he who is deficient in power of expression inflict injury on the tradition. For the faith being ever one and the same, neither does one who is able at great length to discourse regarding it, make any addition to it, nor does one, who can say but little,

3 It does not follow because men are endowed
with greater and less degrees of intelligence, that they should therefore change the subject-matter of the faith itself, and should conceive of some other God, besides Him who is the Framer, Maker, and Preserver of this universe ( as if He were not sufficient for them ), or of another Christ, or another Only-begotten.
…while the Catholic Church possesses one and the same faith throughout the whole world, as we have already said.

(Pg.) 332 T&T Clark Erdmans

(Pg.) 497 ibid
Book 4 Chapter XXVI Section 4.
( Concerning how we act towards heretics – the evolutionary Gnostics )
From all such persons, therefore, it behoves us to keep aloof,…but to adhere to…the doctrine of the Apostles.

In none of the below where I have cited condemnation of false priests or conversely cited the priesthood of the faithful should it be thought that I am condemning good presbyters from among the priesthood of the faithful (St. Irenaeus was one such and a bishop without pretense) who are called priests today. That is those who hold to and teach the truth of Christ.

God bless them.

Science versus tautology (tautology is otherwise known as doublemindedness, the trademark of the Devil)

Tautology: the real definition of tautology is something that pretends to explain something else and seems to but really doesn’t. Modern day word smiths have redirected this into a tautology of a tautology; that indeed a tautology is nothing more than circular logic. If I start by saying that A=B then obviously B=A. But, again, the real classical definition of a tautology is given by the example of Demeter (the Myth of the Greek goddess of spring). In the myth, Demeter escapes from the underworld every spring thereby causing spring to take place on the earth. The obvious fact is that there is no Demeter (or if she was a person many centuries ago, she is dead and not escaping periodically from the underworld; in Greek-Roman myth you could go there by the cave of Cumae on the shore of Lake Avernus in Italy. A real place which is rather drear looking). Given the classical definition, then, pagan mythology, Newtonian physics (with a lot of constant correctives it seems to function well enough) and especially evolution (including theistic evolution with its twin, intelligent design) are all tautologies. The modern tautologists would have us believe that the history of literal creation by God is a tautology, but it isn’t. The problem lies in the definition of science.

The definition of science: the word in English is from scientia (Latin), gnosis (Greek) and means simply “knowledge” – any knowledge. In the classical world in which St. Paul was as at home as he was in Israel, this included Metaphysics, Physics, Logic, Mathematics, natural investigations and theories tied to preternatural and supernal and supernatural causations as well as Art, Literature, Public exhortation, Morals, Architecture, Governance and Religion to mention a few, all of which were interrelated. The place of first honor went to religion, which was agreed by all cultures to be indispensable to the rest. The neo-modern definition of science is adapted by a cabal of socialist engineers of an interdisciplinary amalgamation with no real interrelatedness except a hatred of all traditional morals of all cultures. The root of this so-called definition is the French enlightenment’s encyclopaedists’ pigeon-holing of all knowledge they could misuse in their war on God (why are they so angry with Him? after all He gave them life). Their definition changes with time and is generally of a materialist atheist genre of deus ex machina, god from a machine; the machine is their presupposition of a mechanically self operated phenomenal self created random generated universe with no more spirit than a pretense to noumenal inclusion in materialism via atomistic energies being postulated. In short they have totally misdefined knowledge as only that “science” of theirs which adheres to the above dictatorial sturm und drang of their snide presupposition. It seems they worship the god Enlil, he of the hot air, self heated, no doubt. C.S. Lewis put it this way: that they would have us believe that everything started from nothing, accidentally, and all the little accidental atoms bumped around until they accidentally came together and continued to come up with different accidents until they (the little accidental atoms) inside my own head in my brain cells accidentally came to the conclusion it was all an accident. Oh me Oh my, my poor little aching head. By the way, this is not new, it is ancient Epicureanism. When the ancient gods are added (Stoicism etc.) then you have the world of the Antichrist.

Evolution, the theory of paganism prompted by the Devil (you too can be your own god, in hell). What we see from the above is that for anyone to embrace the above axiomatic anarchy paves the way to complete destruction of everything godly; if it is all an accident, who cares about morals. The only conclusion is that if anything goes, you are your own god and the only evolving you could further undergo is to further anarchy, read destruction. Therefore as hell is the definition of utter eternal destruction you will gladly embrace the true God telling you to go to hell. We’ll see, He said there will be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

The secret rapture: the ultimate atheistic materialism. In view of the above, the absurd idea that God would deny the resurrection of His Son Jesus Christ, in the flesh, and our own resurrection in our own flesh, by His power in the future, and substitute simply vanishing from the Earth (the actual basis is cabballa), would mean that the God-man Jesus Christ and His children that God has given Him (we who believe) would all vanish into the universe. If the God-man and all that witness to Him, then also God Himself would vanish into the same non-heroic materialism and presto there is no God and atheism reigns. Therefore, ipso facto, the secret rapture is the ultimate (final), atheistic (God being assigned a place in the historical tautologies and not really existing), materialism (the above little accidental atoms coming to a new conclusion). The next step, the profiteers of the false doctrine of the secret rapture tell us gleefully, is the coming of the Antichrist, whom they will greet with open arms as the proof of their doctrine of: God doesn’t like those who suffer (what does that say about Christ?) but really wants us to be devoted to the idolatry of mammon in this material world. In this rejection of God and His Christ, and with the Stoic and/or other addition of the ancient gods, Christ cast down at His Cross, to the above Epicurean mentioned world, the stage will not only be set, but will greet with raucous cheers the final false god, the man-god, the Antichrist.

The Gnostics in the first century A.D. were famous for taking over the doctrines and practices of the ancient Mesopotamian sorcery/magic and astrology as is fully recounted in the Church Fathers. The worst of all and the root, as St. Hippolytus warns us, is the Naasseni, the serpent worshipping Judeo-Gnostics.

From CCEL and the Church Fathers in the public domain with comments.

…This term has created the title "Ophites," which may be regarded as the generic denomination for all the advocates of this phase of Gnosticism.

The heresy of the Naasseni (literally “Naas” is the word for serpent; cult of Jews who were Gnostic serpent worshipping Satanists) is adverted to by the other leading writers on heresy in the early age of the Church. See St. Irenaeus, i, 34: Origen, Contr. Cels., vi 28 (p. 291 et seq. ed. Spenc.); Tertullian, Proeser., c. 47 Theodoret, Haeretic. Fabul, i. 14; Epiphanius, Advers. Haereses., xxv. and xxxvii.: St. Augustine, De Haeres., xvii.; Jerome, Comment. Epist. ad Galat., lib. ii. The Abbe Cruice reminds his readers that the Naasseni carried their doctrines into India, and refers to the Asiatic Researches (vol. x. p. 39). It was from this that the main composers of Buddhist teachings, Nagarjuna (literally “wise snake”) and Ashvaghosha, got their ideas (early second century A.D.) which are at the real historical beginning of Buddhism and not the mythic beginning around 500 B.C. concurrent with Mahavira and Goshala.

The Abbe Cruice mentions the following works as of authority among the Judeo-Gnostic Naasseni, and from whence they derived their system: The Gospel of Perfection, Gospel of Eve, The Questions of Mary, Concerning the Offspring of Mary, The Gospel of Philip, The Gospel according to (1) Thomas, (2) the Egyptians.

The Hebrew word is nachash. Hebrew for serpent and black magic and from whence comes the Indian word naga (serpent) and which is the same as nag in Nag Hammadi where the Gnostic writings were found a few decades ago and totally backed up everything that the Church Fathers said about the Gnostics.

paraton autoon logon. Bernaysius suggests for these words, patera too autoo logoo. Schneidewin regards the emendation as an error, and Bunsen partly so. The latter would read, patera ton autoon Logon, i.e., "The Naasseni honour the Father of all existent things, the Logos, as man and the Son of Man." That is they honor: Satan as God the Father which is absolute blasphemy, and Jesus Christ as only man and only one example of the Logos and born of Mary and Joseph and not by the virgin birth, which is also absolute apostasy. It is true that Yahweh is the true God, but certainly not any part of serpent worship; that is totally apostate.

See Irenaeus, Haer.,

gnosis,-a term often alluded to by St. John, and which gives its name "Gnosticism" to the various forms of the Ophitic heresy. … In this and other instances it will be found that the system, however wild and incoherent in its theology, of the Naaseni and of some of the other Gnostic sects, was one which was constructed ….

(The Naaseni Gnostic Jesus is also a hermaphrodite male-female. See St. Hippolytus Ante-Nicene Fathers Vol. 5 Refutatiion of all Heresies.)

The following is the story associated with Nagarjuna:

Nagarjuna (raised a Hindu) entered a Buddhist monastery. In a mere ninety days he studied and mastered the whole of the Pali canon, the early writings of Buddhism. He left the monastery in search of more advanced teachings of the Buddha that he felt sure must exist. One day he was expounding upon the doctrine of the Buddha to a group of listeners and noticed that, following the lecture, two members of the audience disappeared into the ground. He followed them to what proved to be their home, the kingdom of the Nagas, a land inhabited by beneficent, half-divine, serpent- like beings. Here the Nagas presented Nagarjuna with occult teachings and with several volumes of sutras, canonical scriptures. These writings were the Prajnaparamitas, the "Perfection of Wisdom" sutras. (From the

Person of Nagarjuna at

In connection with Agni and the entire Hindu-Buddhist pantheon, Sarasvati, the goddess of wisdom (in Tibet Arya-Sarasvati – god-goddess/Satan platonic logos) is the goddess of speech knowledge and language (words). In China and Japan the Buddhist Kuan-yin is equivalent to her. See below for the same, in the original gnostic version, who they worshipped as Satan; the gnostic Satan-mother-goddess "Thunder":

"I am the hearing which is attainable to everyone
and the speech which cannot be grasped. and great is my multitude of words."


Both the Gnostic Jews and Gentiles are Satanists. Satanism and all those who follow that are damned by God.

From God

1 ¶ These are the words of the covenant which the Lord commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab: beside that covenant which he made with them in Horeb.
2 And Moses called all Israel, and said to them: You have seen all the things that the Lord did before you in the land of Egypt to Pharao, and to all his servants, and to his whole land.
3 The great temptations, which thy eyes have seen, those mighty signs and wonders,
4 And the Lord hath not given you a heart to understand, and eyes to see, and ears that may hear, unto this present day.
5 He hath brought you forty years through the desert: your garments are not worn out, neither are the shoes of your feet consumed with age.
6 You have not eaten bread, nor have you drunk wine or strong drink: that you might know that I am the Lord your God.
7 And you came to this place: and Sehon king of Hesebon, and Og king of Basan, came out against us to fight. And we slew them.
8 And took their land, and delivered it for a possession to Ruben and Gad, and the half tribe of Manasses.
9 Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and fulfil them: that you may understand all that you do.
10 ¶ You all stand this day before the Lord your God, your princes, and tribes, and ancients, and doctors, all the people of Israel,
11 Your children and your wives, and the stranger that abideth with thee in the camp, besides the hewers of wood, and them that bring water:
12 That thou mayst pass in the covenant of the Lord thy God, and in the oath which this day the Lord thy God maketh with thee.
13 That he may raise thee up a people to himself, and he may be thy God as he hath spoken to thee, and as he swore to thy fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
14 Neither with you only do I make this covenant, and confirm these oaths,
15 But with all that are present and that are absent.
16 For you know how we dwelt in the land of Egypt, and how we have passed through the midst of nations, and passing through them,
17 You have seen their abominations and filth, that is to say, their idols, wood and stone, silver and gold, which they worshipped.
18 Lest perhaps there should be among you a man or a woman, a family or a tribe, whose heart is turned away this day from the Lord our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations: and there should be among you a root bringing forth gall and bitterness.
19 And when he shall hear the words of this oath, he should bless himself in his heart saying: I shall have peace, and will walk on in the naughtiness of my heart: and the drunken may consume the thirsty,
20 And the Lord should not forgive him: but his wrath and jealousy against that man should be exceedingly enkindled at that time, and all the curses that are written in this volume should light upon him: and the Lord should blot out his name from under heaven,
21 And utterly destroy him out of all the tribes of Israel, according to the curses that are contained in the book of this law and covenant:
22 And the following generation shall say, and the children that shall be born hereafter, and the strangers that shall come from afar, seeing the plagues of that land and the evils wherewith the Lord hath afflicted it,
23 Burning it with brimstone, and the heat of salt, so that it cannot be sown any more, nor any green thing grow therein, after the example of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrha, Adama and Seboim, which the Lord destroyed in his wrath and indignation:
24 And all the nations shall say: Why hath the Lord done thus to this land? what meaneth this exceeding great heat of his wrath?
25 And they shall answer: Because they forsook the covenant of the Lord, which he made with their fathers, when he brought them out of the land of Egypt:
26 And they have served strange gods, and adored them, whom they knew not, and for whom they had not been assigned:
27 Therefore the wrath of the Lord was kindled against this land, to bring upon it all the curses that are written in this volume:
28 And he hath cast them out of their land, in anger and in wrath, and in very great indignation, and hath thrown them into a strange land, as it is seen this day.
29 Secret (occult) things (belong) to the Lord our God: things that are manifest, to us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.


1 ¶ Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to things more perfect: not laying again the foundation of penance from dead works and of faith towards God,
2 Of the doctrine of baptisms and imposition of hands, and of the resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.
3 And this will we do, if God permit.
4 For it is impossible for those who were once illuminated, have tasted also the heavenly gift and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,
5 Have moreover tasted the good word of God and the powers of the world to come,
6 And are fallen away: to be renewed again to penance, crucifying again to themselves the Son of God and making him a mockery.
7 For the earth, that drinketh in the rain which cometh often upon it and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by whom it is tilled, receiveth blessing from God.
8 But that which bringeth forth thorns and briers is reprobate and very near unto a curse: whose end is to be burnt.

Christ is our only Priest, all baptized believers are His priesthood.

True faith

2 And behold they brought to him one sick of the palsy lying in a bed. And Jesus, seeing their faith, said to the man sick of the palsy: Be of good heart, son, thy sins are forgiven thee. (DRV)

False faith Lk:9:41:
41 And Jesus, answering:, said: O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you and suffer you? Bring hither thy son. (DRV)

True disciples.

1 ¶ (8-39) And he said to them: Amen I say to you that there are some of them that stand here who shall not taste death till they see the kingdom of God coming in power.
2 (9-1) And after six days, Jesus taketh with him Peter and James and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves, and was transfigured before them.
3 (9-2) And his garments became shining and exceeding white as snow, so as no fuller upon earth can make white.
4 (9-3) And there appeared to them Elias with Moses: and they were talking with Jesus.
5 (9-4) And Peter answering, said to Jesus: Rabbi, it is good for us to be here. And let us make three tabernacles, one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.
6 (9-5) For he knew not what he said: for they were struck with fear.
7 (9-6) And there was a cloud overshadowing them. And a voice came out of the cloud, saying: This is my most beloved Son. Hear ye him.
8 (9-7) And immediately looking about, they saw no man any more, but Jesus only with them.
9 (9-8 ) And as they came down from the mountain, he charged them not to tell any man what things they had seen, till the Son of man shall be risen again from the dead.
10 (9-9) And they kept the word to themselves; questioning together what that should mean, when he shall be risen from the dead.
11 (9-10) And they asked him, saying: Why then do the Pharisees and scribes say that Elias must come first?
12 (9-11) Who answering, said to then: Elias, when he shall come first, shall restore all things; and as it is written of the Son of man that he must suffer many things and be despised.
13 (9-12) But I say to you that Elias also is come (and they have done to him whatsoever they would), as it is written of him.
14 ¶ (9-13) And coming to his disciples he saw a great multitude about them and the scribes disputing with them.
15 (9-14) And presently all the people, seeing Jesus, were astonished and struck with fear: and running to him, they saluted him.
16 (9-15) And he asked them: What do you question about among you?
17 (9-16) And one of the multitude, answering, said: Master, I have brought my son to thee, having a dumb spirit.
18 (9-17) Who, wheresoever he taketh him, dasheth him: and he foameth and gnasheth with the teeth and pineth away. And I spoke to thy disciples to cast him out: and they could not.
19 (9-18 ) Who answering them, said: O incredulous generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I suffer you? Bring him unto me.
20 (9-19) And they brought him. And when he had seen him, immediately the spirit troubled him and being thrown down upon the ground, he rolled about foaming.
21 (9-20) And he asked his father: How long time is it since this hath happened unto him? But he said: From his infancy.
22 (9-21) And oftentimes hath he cast him into the fire and into the waters to destroy him. But if thou canst do any thing, help us, having compassion on us.
23 (9-22) And Jesus saith to him: If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.
24 (9-23) And immediately the father of the boy crying out, with tears said: I do believe, Lord. Help my unbelief.
25 (9-24) And when Jesus saw the multitude running together, he threatened the unclean spirit, saying to him: Deaf and dumb spirit, I command thee, go out of him and enter not any more into him.
26 (9-25) And crying out and greatly tearing him, he went out of him. And he became as dead, so that many said: He is dead.
27 (9-26) But Jesus taking him by the hand, lifted him up. And he arose.
28 (9-27) And when he was come into the house, his disciples secretly asked him: Why could not we cast him out?
29 (9-28 ) And he said to them: This kind can go out by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.
30 ¶ (9-29) And departing from thence, they passed through Galilee: and he would not that any man should know it.
31 (9-30) And he taught his disciples and said to them: The Son of man shall be betrayed into the hands of men, and they shall kill him; and after that he is killed, he shall rise again the third day.
32 (9-31) But they understood not the word: and they were afraid to ask him.
33 (9-32) And they came to Capharnaum. And when they were in the house, he asked them: What did you treat of in the way?
34 (9-33) But they held their peace, for in the way they had disputed among themselves, which of them should be the greatest.
35 (9-34) And sitting down, he called the twelve and saith to them: If any man desire to be first, he shall be the last of all and be minister of all.
36 (9-35) And taking a child, he set him in the midst of them. Whom when he had embraced, he saith to them:
37 (9-36) Whosoever shall receive one such child as this in my name receiveth me. And whosoever shall receive me receiveth not me but him that sent me.
38 (9-37) John answered him, saying: Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, who followeth not us: and we forbade him.
39 (9-38 ) But Jesus said: Do not forbid him. For there is no man that doth a miracle in my name and can soon speak ill of me.
40 (9-39) For he that is not against you is for you.
41 ¶ (9-40) For whosoever shall give you to drink a cup of water in my name, because you belong to Christ: amen I say to you, he shall not lose his reward.
42 (9-41) And whosoever shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me: it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck and he were cast into the sea.
43 (9-42) And if thy hand scandalize thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life, maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into unquenchable fire:
44 (9-43) Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not extinguished.
45 (9-44) And if thy foot scandalize thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter lame into life everlasting than having two feet to be cast into the hell of unquenchable fire:
46 (9-45) Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not extinguished.
47 (9-46) And if thy eye scandalize thee, pluck it out: it is better for thee with one eye to enter into the kingdom of God than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire:
48 (9-47) Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not extinguished.
49 (9-48 ) For every one shall be salted with fire: and every victim shall be salted with salt.
50 (9-49) Salt is good. But if the salt become unsavoury, wherewith will you season it? Have salt in you: and have peace among you.

5 Whether is easier, to say, Thy sins are forgiven thee: or to say, Arise, and walk? (DRV) Mt:9:6:
6 But that you may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then said he to the man sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go into thy house. (DRV)

21 ¶ Then came Peter unto him and said: Lord, how often shall my brother offend against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? (DRV)

22 Jesus saith to him: I say not to thee, till seven times; but till seventy times seven times. (DRV)

St. Irenaeus (180 A.D.) Against Heresies Book II Chapter XXXI

2. Moreover, those also will be thus confuted who belong to Simon and Carpocrates, and if there be any others who are said to perform miracles--who do not perform what they do either through the power of God, or in connection with the truth, nor for the well-being of men, but for the sake of destroying and misleading mankind, by means of magical deceptions, and with universal deceit, thus entailing greater harm than good on those who believe them, with respect to the point on which they lead them astray. For they can neither confer sight on the blind, nor hearing on the deaf, nor chase away all sorts of demons--[none, indeed,] except those that are sent into others by themselves, if they can even do so much as this. Nor can they cure the weak, or the lame, or the paralytic, or those who are distressed in any other part of the body, as has often been done in regard to bodily infinity. Nor can they furnish effective remedies for those external accidents which may occur. And so far are they from being ABLE TO RAISE THE DEAD, AS THE LORD RAISED THEM, AND THE APOSTLES DID BY MEANS OF PRAYER, AND AS HAS BEEN FREQUENTLY DONE IN THE BROTHERHOOD ON ACCOUNT OF SOME NECESSITY--THE ENTIRE CHURCH IN THAT PARTICULAR LOCALITY ENTREATING [THE FAVOR] WITH MUCH FASTING AND PRAYER, the spirit of the dead man has returned, and he has been bestowed in answer to the prayers of the saints--that they do not even believe this can be possibly be done, [and hold] that the resurrection from the dead(3) is simply an acquaintance with that truth which they proclaim.

3. Since, therefore, there exist among them error and misleading influences, and magical illusions are impiously wrought in the sight of men; but in the Church, sympathy, and compassion, and stedfastness, and truth, for the aid and encouragement of mankind, are not only displayed without fee or reward, but we ourselves lay out for the benefit of others our own means; and inasmuch as those who are cured very frequently do not possess the things which they require, they receive them from us;--[since such is the case,] these men are in this way undoubtedly proved to be utter aliens from the divine nature, the beneficence of God, and all spiritual excellence. But they are altogether full of deceit of every kind, apostate inspiration, demoniacal working, and the phantasms of idolatry, and are in reality the predecessors of that dragon who, by means of a deception of the same kind, will with his tail cause a third part of the stars to fall from their place, and will cast them down to the earth. It behoves us to flee from them as we would from him; and the greater the display with which they are said to perform [their marvels], the more carefully should we watch them, as having been endowed with a greater spirit of wickedness. If any one will consider the prophecy referred to, and the daily practices of these men, he will find that their manner of acting is one and the same with the demons.

Note: that with the Gnostics (pseudo-christians who combined their supposed confession of Christ with paganism), as with the Pagans, purposeful obsession with demons caused their own possession absolutely cutting both groups off from Christ. The modern synchretists are equally guilty.

St. Paul

Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill (Areopagus), and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.

For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.

God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands;

Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;

And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;

That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us:

For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.

- Acts 17:22-29 (KJV)

In the above St. Paul exhorts the Athenians to come to the true God (by repentance from their paganism totally rejecting paganism and receive Christ by confessing Him and being baptized).

Jesus Christ is Our Only Priest.

Note the traits of the false priests, they are:

Apostate, with only an outward show of religiosity,
Of false faith,
Parasites who combine with pagan demons and are murderers,
Doubleminded with envy and false accusation who blaspheme the Holy Spirit and have no forgiveness who scandalize children and are betrayers and spies, puffed up, making false judgement and promising false security with an unholy indignation, who seek to lay snares and break the law they pretend to uphold. They in fact cause the men who follow them to be damned along with themselves.

In His sermon on the mount Jesus said about the false priests and ministers: Mt:7:22 Many will say to me in that day: Lord, Lord, have not we prophesied in thy name, and cast out devils in thy name, and done many miracles in thy name?
23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, you that work iniquity.

THE MOST ANCIENT GOD OF THE PAGANS IS THE GOD OF THE AIR (See Note Number One below on the oldest pagan subversion of the actual history of creation)

Enlil in Chaldaea Sumeria; Shu in Egypt; Aura, Otos in Phoenicia; Aether in Greece father of Uranus, Greek; Coelus in Rome

O Holy Lord Jesus Christ Immortal Son of the Father in the unity and power of the Holy Spirit with and by the prayer and company of all Your elect angels and saints for and with us unceasingly

Deliver us from at all times and always forevermore and destroy cursed dead Anathema sit all spirits visible and invisible of all:

infidel aberration being dead in the trespasses and the sins thereof, in which once some walked according to the age of this cosmos, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the sata nas, the spirit now working in the sons of disobedience (from Ephesians 2:2);

All spirits visible and invisible thereof, of all --




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