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The Spirit of the “Liliths” in Modern Society

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“You’ve come a long way, baby.” The marketing slogan of Virginia Slims, boasted on behalf of “liberated women” in 1968.

The concept of a societal shift into a new era where women were supposedly, finally breaking free of an ages old, male dominated world structure seemed to many women to herald a brighter future, and caused many old fashioned men to long for the “good old days”.

As it has panned out, instead of liberated, women might actually find themselves enslaved to the same old “by the sweat of your brow” misfortune which has always been the lot of men, minus any real elevation of respect, since now more than ever, women are viewed objects of lust.

That is normally the payout of Satan’s promises… he dangles a carrot before some desiring eyes, but when the object is obtained, it seems to always come with all the side effects and none of the cure.

Satan has understood the concept of “the grass is always greener on the other side” for thousands of years, and has always utilized that philosophy against every faction of human society, and even against his own kind… other angels who took the bait and followed his example.

The feminist agenda, like any deceptive philosophy which has shaped what has become the modern structure of society, has beginnings grounded in a precedent set in the early years of human history.

There’s nothing new under the sun… Satan simply knows how to recycle and repackage old news like it was today’s headlines. He re-gifts… and the gifts are usually less appealing than fruitcake.

The beginning of objectification of women is blame that can be easily put on the rebel Watchers.

This class of angels who rebelled in the act of taking human partners and fathering children, were essentially corrupted through lust and for the first time in history, human women began to be a commodity based only on their sexual appeal.

The Watchers, however, had entered into a world which was already in the control of Satan and his rebels.

The atmosphere of Earth was primed for temptation to sin, and certainly Satan recognized the immense value to his goals that could be gained by encouraging the sin of the Watchers to take place.

They brought to the playing field what Satan’s forces lacked… a means to Physically enter in upon the human scene, and change it on an organic level.

The leader of the rebel Watchers, Shemyhaza proposed, what no doubt had already been a temptation in the Watchers thoughts for a while, that they each choose wives, live with them and have children.

She demands he reveal to her the true name of Elohim in exchange for the union, which he at first refuses to do, and then finally agrees.

The picture that we get, then, is the first occasion of a woman manipulating herself into a place of power with someone who would, under normal circumstance, not be subject to her control.

This description of events being essentially the gist of what actually took place would explain the basis of the reason for Ishatar becoming so predominant over her husband in the pagan societies following the flood.

This same legend takes a sudden odd turn at the end which, interestingly reveals the power of her manipulation, not only on one rebel angel, but on the direction world history.

The story ends with Ishatar using the very Name of Elohim which Shemyhaza revealed to her to enable her to fly, and by pronouncing it, escapes his affections and becomes immortalized as a star in the Heavens for retaining her virtue.

This ending to the tale flies in the face of every description of who Ishatar was to the cultures who deified her… far from being a virginal figure of untouchable chastity, she is synonymous everywhere with feminine sexuality taken to a domineering level.

The romanticized fable of the virginal Ishatar has become the prototype of the Catholic Mary, however… even to the point of retaining the title “Queen of Heaven”.

Ishatar then, was the original “women’s Liberation” activist.

Much like her modern age followers… she did not better her position ultimately, as we will see… instead she became the posterchild sex object.

Deified for her position as a consort to a “god” who became faceless and nameless over the years, and as a reproductive tool.

The legend of Lilith has retained some heavily idolized fame in the modern world.

When people generally think of Lilith, they might first recall a story of Adam’s original wife who refused to behave subordinately to him, and instead chose to join herself to a fallen angel (usually cited to be Lucifer) and produced a horde of demon children.

This tale bears no supportable resemblance to anything which literally took place… however, there is a thinly veiled element of veracity which can be traced to reveal the real identity of “Lilith” and where such a story sprang from.

There is not even a scant mention anywhere in scripture or ancient history to support the notion of Adam having had a first wife who was created directly from the Earth as he was, and who was eventually replaced by the more suitable Eve. This concoction is the product of a publication in the middle ages by an anonymous author.

A mention of Lilith occurs in scriptural canon, in Isaiah 34:14, where the word “liylith” is translated as “screech owl” or “night creature”…

“The wild beasts of the desert shall also meet with the jackals and the wild goat shall bleat to its companion. Also the night creature (liylith) shall rest there and find for herself a place of rest. “

– Isaiah 34:14

Strong’s Concordance gives the definition for liylith as “a night specter”, though if the word is followed back through it’s etymology, one will come to references to wreaths and twining or twisting… followed back even farther, the root comes down to the word – “lawah” which means to join to, to unite with, to cleave.

We then, should be starkly reminded how the marital union between two individuals are described in scripture… as a cleaving, a uniting, a joining.

Those very terms are applied also in respect to those women who married angelic husbands.

Even the symbolism of the wreath, which is referenced in the definition of “liylith” is recognized in pagan practice as a symbol which memorializes fertility deities.

“Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.”

– Genesis 2:24

It is fitting that the name Lilith should found to correlate to a joining, a unifying or a cleaving to… the earliest records which are extant of this name call Lilith a handmaid or sacred prostitute in the service of Ishatar.

Further recorded mentions by Assyrian sources do not reflect a Person, but rather a type of entity with the word “lilitu”.

This was a sexually predatory female entity which killed children, brought disease and was associated with storms. This same theme runs parallel to Greek traditions of sirens, who are described much the same way.

Sirens were regarded in Greek mythology as deadly female beings who dwelt either in water or near it… luring men who sailed those waters to their death by singing a song which they could not resist.

The men would then seek to follow the sound, only to be drowned in the waters.

Nymphs, naiads and dryads were similar categories of feminine entities who preyed on men through lust dwelling in fresh water streams, pools or trees which were fed from haunted water sources.

This is the answer which 1 Enoch gives as to the origin of all such beings…

“And Uriel said to me: ‘Here shall stand the angels who have connected themselves with women, and their spirits assuming many different forms are defiling mankind and shall lead them astray into sacrificing to demons ‘as gods’,

(here shall they stand,) till ‘the day of’ the great judgment in which they shall be judged till they are made an end of.

And the women also of the angels who went astray shall become sirens.’ “

– 1 Enoch 19

It is most reasonable that the legend of an individual named Lilith has grown out of a general term applied to those women who “joined” themselves to the rebel Watchers, and that it was never in reference to a single female entity.

The wives (and concubines) of the Watchers would naturally fall in line behind Ishatar, who would be the “first lady” so to speak, her husband being the foremost authority amongst the rebels.

Ishatar has not lost any relevance in this modern age, which indicates the greater magnitude of importance she came to represent, above even the majority of the fallen angels… particularly their leader.

Besides the Catholic Church, who proudly displays her as the supposed mother of Messiah, she is a favorite corporate logo and a beloved symbol of “liberty” in the United States.

She is emblazoned on the sides of Starbucks coffee cups and her figure is the first image you will see when you watch any Columbia film production.

Her presence as a force, behind a misguided concept of feminism, still galvanizes young girls to assert their “individuality”, only to be dragged into an ever worsening scene of female objectification and degradation.

It is no accident that a “lilith” philosophy reigns in the same age as rampant unwed pregnancies and abortion…

she has always been the reigning queen of deviant behavior and infanticide since the far, ancient past until this day.

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The Cedar Who Fell

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There is an interesting section in Ezekiel, chapter 31 on which I have never heard much comment from pastors, or any other believers of His Word.

Though it is perhaps easy to read it as being addressed to a nation, there are certain themes within it which would never apply to any nation or ordinary ruler.

Here we see Egypt’s Pharaoh being warned in a comparison of himself to some manner of great and wicked leader, which is identified in KJV and other English translations as “the Assyrian”.

The word Assyrian in Old Testament scripture is translated from the word “Ashshur”, which is spelled : aleph, shiyn, reysh. This word can refer to the second son of Shem, or his descendants, or their country; but another word exists which is worth noticing for its similarity and possible confusion with the word Ashshur.

The word “ashur” which is also spelled : aleph, shiyn, reysh is used as a shortened form of a longer word – te’ ashshuwr – that is the name of a specific type of “box” cedar tree.

The difference in the words Ashshur and ashur is only noted in a vowel point, and it must be remembered that vowel points are not original to the language, and where they make the difference between a translation which makes sense and one which makes less, it is not always the better option to trust the given translation as the best choice.

A reason that it should be questioned that Ashshur should be the correct choice is in the next few words – and supported further by the rest of the text of the chapter.

“Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.” – Ezekiel 31:3

It is here plainly said that a Cedar is the object of reference. Might this not make sense if the translation were this instead:

“Behold, the Box Tree was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.”

The symbolism of the cedars of Lebanon is very prominent in scripture.

“And Jehoash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle.” – 2 Kings 14:9

“Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars. Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down. There is a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their glory is spoiled: a voice of the roaring of young lions; for the pride of Jordan is spoiled. ” – Zechariah 11:1-3

“The voice of the LORD breaketh the cedars; yea, the LORD breaketh the cedars of Lebanon. ” – Psalm 29:5

“For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low: And upon all the cedars of Lebanon, that are high and lifted up, and upon all the oaks of Bashan,” – Isaiah 2:12,13

The idea which follows the symbol of a cedar of Lebanon is pride, strength and rulership, and perhaps more that that. The first time tall, proud trees are mentioned in historical writings of non-canon scripture they appear in the book of giants, which exists now in fragments from the dead sea scrolls.

“In the Dead Sea text entitled the Book of Giants, the Nephilim sons of the fallen angel Shemyaza, named as ‘AhyÄ and ‘OhyÄ, experience dream-visions in which they visit a world-garden and see 200 trees being felled by heavenly angels. Not understanding the purpose of this allegory they put the subject to the Nephilim council who appoint one of their number, Mahawai, to go on their behalf to consult Enoch, who now resides in an earthly paradise. To this end Mahawai then:

[… rose up into the air] like the whirlwinds, and flew with the help of his hands like [winged] eagle [… over] the cultivated lands and crossed Solitude, the great desert, […]. And he caught sight of Enoch and he called to him…

Enoch explains that the 200 trees represent the 200 Watchers, while the felling of their trunks signifies their destruction in a coming conflagration and deluge.”

Mt Hermon, the place of descent of those 200 Watchers, sits on the border between Lebanon and Israel, so that it is evident why a cedar of Lebanon is a very likely symbol for a fallen Watcher.

The rest of this chapter begins to look less like a comparison of pharoah with another great human ruler, and more like a historic comparison to those who ruled the world before the deluge.

“The waters made him great, the deep set him up on high with her rivers running round about his plants, and sent her little rivers unto all the trees of the field.” – Ezekiel 31:4

In 1 Enoch it is described as the fate of the women who became wives of the Watchers that they should be, after their mortal deaths, “Sirens” roaming the earth, and their children became “demons”.

Sirens are understood in legends around the world to be female spirits connected always with water. Perhaps here we see a reference to these human women that were the fuel that fed the reign of these fallen angels on Earth.

“Therefore his height was exalted above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of waters, when he shot forth. All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations. Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the length of his branches: for his root was by great waters. ” – Ezekiel 31:5-7

This describes a world government, much like one that will exist in the near future as it is foretold by Messiah that the last days should be just as the days of Noah were.

“The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him: the fir trees were not like his boughs, and the chestnut trees were not like his branches; nor any tree in the garden of God was like unto him in his beauty. I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him. Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast lifted up thyself in height, and he hath shot up his top among the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his height; ” – Ezekiel 31: 8-10

There becomes little doubt in this section that what is being referred to is not a human ruler or a nation, by reference to those in the “garden of Elohim (God)” and “Eden” – which obviously has had no human inhabitant since Adam and Eve.

“I have therefore delivered him into the hand of the mighty one of the heathen; he shall surely deal with him: I have driven him out for his wickedness. And strangers, the terrible of the nations, have cut him off, and have left him: upon the mountains and in all the valleys his branches are fallen, and his boughs are broken by all the rivers of the land; and all the people of the earth are gone down from his shadow, and have left him. ” – Ezekiel 31:11,12

“the mighty one” is translated from “el” which is used to refer to deity, whether the True Creator or a falsely worshiped being. It should be remembered that the Watchers who rebelled did so much after Satan had led his own rebellion, and Satan was, and is still, the primary ruler over the dominion of sin.

These two factions of rebels have not always cooperated with one another, but in the end Satan is given dominion to rule over all who stand in transgression against the Creator.

When the Watchers were imprisoned just before the flood, the world under their rule became a legend and a myth until this day. People have left that history behind them in a past they do not recall.

“Upon his ruin shall all the fowls of the heaven remain, and all the beasts of the field shall be upon his branches: To the end that none of all the trees by the waters exalt themselves for their height, neither shoot up their top among the thick boughs, neither their trees stand up in their height, all that drink water: for they are all delivered unto death, to the nether parts of the earth, in the midst of the children of men, with them that go down to the pit. Thus saith the Lord GOD; In the day when he went down to the grave I caused a mourning: I covered the deep for him, and I restrained the floods thereof, and the great waters were stayed: and I caused Lebanon to mourn for him, and all the trees of the field fainted for him.” – Ezekiel 31:13-15

The fowls and beasts can be likened to those who have retained the occult knowledge which originated in those pre-flood days, and who strive toward a resurrection of that age, the ruling families and secret societies of the present world.

The ruin to which the rebel watchers came is a reminder before the heavenly host to beware of entertaining pride and transgression.

The rebels have had their bodies which existed in the physical world destroyed, and they have been thrown into subterranean prisons, dying as mankind does, a form of mortal death.

It is mentioned in 1 Enoch how some of the holy host mourned the downfall of their brethren.

“I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to hell with them that descend into the pit: and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, shall be comforted in the nether parts of the earth. They also went down into hell with him unto them that be slain with the sword; and they that were his arm, that dwelt under his shadow in the midst of the heathen. To whom art thou thus like in glory and in greatness among the trees of Eden? yet shalt thou be brought down with the trees of Eden unto the nether parts of the earth: thou shalt lie in the midst of the uncircumcised with them that be slain by the sword. This is Pharaoh and all his multitude, saith the Lord GOD.” – Ezekiel 31:16-18

The whole world was changed with the end of the Watchers reign and the flood. It would begin over again, with a small remnant.

The phrase “shall be comforted” comes from the word “nacham”, which means to sigh or be sorry for, to pity or repent. These are the whole host of rebel Watchers, “they that were his arm” mourning the defeat of their leader.

Perhaps all should do their own research, and yet this is a chapter which i believe has relevance in this day, and which is worthy of taking notice.

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The Green Religion

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It is popular in this day to be, as it is termed, “green”. Media, politics and the educational system are full of what seems like great concern for the well being of planet earth; and many young people, passionate to help what they feel might be a life or death cause, run to the battle.

It is their duty, they believe, to berate their elders and anyone else who does not live their lives in the so-called greenest way possible. Recycling and driving hybrid cars and standing guard over trees, these activists see humanity as a great evil afflicting their Mother Earth.

It is a shame that these faithful followers of environmentalism are not able to see the hypocrisy and the deception behind this monster they feed.

It is a shame that they are not aware of how they are used as tools for anything but the good of the planet on which they live, or their fellow man.

Environmentalism and earth worship is a religion, and it is an old one, and from its earliest days it has always required human sacrifice. It is no different this time.

It is the hope of the elite controllers that you will never find out that they are the priests of this religion, and that they require that many human beings die in order to form what they believe is a perfect world.

They do not wish to share their resources with you, their forests, their clean water or their land.

They will dedicate their sacrifices to the same false gods which pagan tradition have done so since the beginning, and they will try to convince you all this while that humans are nothing, and that human life is of no greater concern than the life of a beetle.

This is now a world where trees are bowed down to and human babies are destroyed in their mother’s wombs.

She has gone by many names in many cultures, and she is a wicked woman. The one that people, without thinking, invoke in their conversations and debates every day, and call by the name Mother Earth. She has been called Demeter, Gaia, Diana, Inanna, Astarte and Ishtar.

She is no deity, and she represents everything contrary to the true purpose of humanity and its legitimate relationship to the planet on which it resides.

The Creator has given this Earth for man, not man for Earth – and has given him dominion and authority over it to be steward of all things in it. It is true that man has failed terribly in his stewardship, and yet the religion of earth worship has nothing to do with putting it right.

They are the same powers behind the environmental movement who would force people to eat a diet of deadly, genetically manipulated food.

The same powers who spray toxic metals and chemicals into the skies above your heads.

They are the ones who would like you to pay taxes for exhaling a gas into the atmosphere, which is necessary to plant life, but do not mind dumping hundreds of chemicals intentionally into municipal water supplies.

They tell people to stop harming trees by buying paper and yet the paper industry accounts for more than 85% of all trees planted.

They will never tell you that the pollution caused by recycling newspapers is far greater and far more environmentally toxic than throwing them away in a landfill.

The worship of Earth means the degrading and destruction of humanity because no human being was ever meant to worship rocks and trees and dirt.

Man was placed far above these things by the One who created him and instead of turning to their Creator, deceived mankind, turns their worship to that which they were made to rule.

It is a great irony then, that the the earth itself bears witness to the Creator of all the transgressions and the spilling of innocent blood which is done in it.

“Then Michael and Gabriel, Raphael, Suryal, and Uriel, looked down from heaven, and saw the quantity of blood which was shed on earth, and all the iniquity which was done upon it, and said one to another, It is the voice of their cries; The earth deprived of her children has cried even to the gate of heaven.”
– 1 Enoch 9:1,2

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The Validity of 1Enoch

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If you ask most believers to explain what fallen angels are and how they came to be “fallen” they will explain the rebellion of Satan and those who followed him, which took place before man was made.

Few believers will mention a second group of rebels which, nonetheless, have gotten plenty of attention in scripture. The reason that this is such a little known event in spite of its biblical references, is that the book which gives the full account of it has been stricken from the canon.

Imagine if we lacked the book of Exodus and still were left with the many references to the events of Exodus throughout the rest of scripture. Would readers be able to understand the full story of how Hebrews were kept as Egyptian slaves, when this happened and how they were liberated, not to mention the 40 years of wandering in the desert and receiving the law?

How might understanding His law change if there was no full record of how it was received?

The book of Jude is accepted as valid scripture by canon and most believers but it has some things to say that lead to vast amounts of speculation by themselves. Take a look at these verses:

“Now Chanowk (Enoch), the seventh from ‘Adam, prophesied about these men also saying, “Behold! The Master comes with ten thousands of His saints to execute judgment on all, to convict all who are wicked among them of all their wicked deeds that they have committed in a wicked way, and of all the harsh things that irreverent sinners have spoken against Him.” ”
– Jude 14,15

Jude states he is quoting the words of Enoch, the seventh from Adam. It goes without saying that there is a huge gap of time between the lifetimes of Enoch and Jude, so how did Jude come by a prophecy from this ancient forefather of his unless it was written down and well known?

Does it make any sense to assume his contemporary audience would be scratching their heads in confusion, wondering where Jude came by this unknown prophecy allegedly given by Enoch, or does it make sense that Jude’s audience was already familiar with this prophecy and would understand from where he got it?

Compare the above verses in Jude to these verses from the book known as 1 Enoch or the “Ethiopian Enoch” :

“And behold! He cometh with ten thousands of His holy ones To execute judgement upon all, And to destroy all the ungodly: And to convict all flesh Of all the works of their ungodliness which they have ungodly committed,And of all the hard things which ungodly sinners have spoken against Him.”
– 1 Enoch 1:9

I think it could not be any clearer that these were the very words Jude repeated in his writings as he himself and his contemporaries had access to, and knew well, the contents of 1 Enoch.

Amazingly i have actually had certain believers argue that “it’s not an exact quote.” Even with not taking into account having been translated from two different languages by separate English speaking individuals, the similarity of these two verses would constitute some incredibly improbable coincidence on multiple levels.

This example might be the most well known Jude-1 Enoch connection but it’s not the only one. Here is another:

“And the angels who did not keep their proper domain but left their own abode He has reserved in eternal chains under darkness for the judgment of the great day”
– Jude 6

It seems to be that for the most part believers take for granted that this is simply speaking about Satan and his followers, the problem with that idea comes from the fact that we all well know how active and present Satan’s influence in the world has been since the fall of man.

He’s hasn’t been bound in chains nor have his minions been. Some like to take this verse to mean figurative chains… meaning that Satan and his cohorts are “spiritually” under bondage… very interesting irony if you think about it carefully… Satan and his minions Are spirits, as the nature of angels are, so to bind one spiritually is not very figurative at all.

1 Enoch describes a certain group of angels, however, who were literally bound in fetters and contained in prison cells under the earth for sins which were different from those of the first rebellion by Satan and his followers:

“And the Lord said unto Michael: ‘Go, bind Semjaza and his associates who have united themselves with women so as to have defiled themselves with them in all their uncleanness. And when their sons have slain one another, and they have seen the destruction of their beloved ones, bind them fast for seventy generations in the valleys of the earth, till the day of their judgment and of their consummation, till the judgment that is for ever and ever is consummated.”
– 1 Enoch 9:11,12

Immediately following verse 6 in Jude which deals with the angels who were bound in chains, a comparison is made between this subject and the sins of Sodom and Gomorrah.

“as Sedom and Amorah and the cities around them in a similar manner to these, having given themselves over to sexual immorality and gone after strange flesh, are set forth as an example suffering the vengeance of eternal fire”
– Jude 7

…And by referring back to 9:11,12 in 1 Enoch it’s clear why such a comparison is made. “‘Go, bind Semjaza and his associates who have united themselves with women so as to have defiled themselves”
The sin for which these angels were bound was sexual immorality.

They took wives from among humans and had children by them. This is both a violation of His law against unlike kinds procreating and a violation of the nature of angelic beings, as no female angels were formed and they were not made to procreate.

Jude is, by far, not the only place references to the events described in 1 Enoch can be found. Some are more clear and some less due to a pointed attempt to translate out some of the implications of connectedness to this book.

One pretty clear reference can be found in Genesis 6.

“Now it came to pass when men began to multiply on the face of the earth and daughters were born to them that the sons of the ‘Elohiym saw the daughters of men were beautiful and they took wives for themselves of all whom they chose. ”
– Genesis 6:1,2

“There were nephilim on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of the ‘Elohiym came in to the daughters of men and they bore to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown”
– Genesis 6:4

The word “nephilim” often rendered “giants” does not actually mean giant… though the connection between nephilim and giant stature is recorded elsewhere, particularly in Numbers.

Nephilim is sometimes translated as “fallen” though it is perhaps better translated as “a feller” in the sense of something or someone who strikes down others in violence. Interestingly, it is also connected with a premature or miscarried baby.

The term “sons of the Elohim” or “sons of God” is understood by many believers to refer to men who are faithful followers of YHWH. This is not at all the meaning of this phrase. The phrase has nothing technically to do with morality, but rather of origin.

A being who has no father other than their Creator is a Son of Elohim. Adam is called a son of Elohim because he was directly created by Him, angels are sons of Elohim because they were directly created by Him, Yahushua is called The Son of Elohim, having no mortal father and being unique in that He is the only Begotten (born of flesh by the Will of the Holy Spirit) son of Elohim.

Yahushua gives men the Power to become sons of Elohim in that they forsake their sinful flesh birthright to be born again as children of YHWH. This last is not the natural state of man, but rather the privilege of believers to become a New Creature in Him.

The old Testament does not refer to men as presently being sons of Elohim, no matter how faithful they are.

For a very long time Christians have had an idea drilled into their minds which makes very little rational sense. The idea that the canon is flawless. Christians will often parrot exactly what they have heard their seminary trained leaders tell them : “There can’t be mistakes in it, He promised to preserve His Word”…

And He did. He did not, however, say that men would not be able to add or subtract information, translate it badly or otherwise attempt to subvert its messages.

This is why believers can not take a lazy approach to learning His word…. It Is out there… but it is up to you to crack open a Strong’s Concordance… study and test in His Spirit extra-canonical texts and research carefully, thoroughly and without prejudice the origins of various translations of the bible, and who was behind them.

Neither can people accept, without question, some single English translation of canon nor can they throw up their hands and determine there is no way to know His full message… neither are realistic.

There is no doubt He has preserved His word on Earth… now it’s His people’s job to Seek it.

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The Phoenix : The Watcher Rebellion

Posted in 04 : The Phoenix with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 04/22/2010 by timenolonger

Not many bible readers give a lot of thought to a man named Jared who lived in the sixth generation of mankind, descending from Seth. Indeed he was not notable, at least in scripture, for anything other than being the father of Enoch… it was what took place in his lifetime that would literally change the course of human history dramatically and forever.

Jared’s name itself is a memorial to the event, being translated from Yered… the name means “the descent”.. or “a descending”. Religious traditions of countless cultures all over the world testify to who or what descended… His Word of Truth answers that question also and does so with an accuracy that has been lost or purposely hidden in the various pagan cultures who echoed the historical event in their accounts.

YHWH created, not only a varied and interesting array of life on Earth, but also a varied and interesting array of spiritual life in heavenly realms. Amongst these beings which are collectively thought of as “angels” , is a certain type called the Iyrin. This word translates to “wakeful or watchful ones” or more commonly, “Watchers”.

These beings were stationed to be observers of creation to the end that they would be privileged to learn the mysteries of YHWH’s design and take a record of that which they observed for a testimony to all creatures of His perfection. A particular group of Watchers, 200 in all, were stationed to observe the Earth specifically under the leadership of one named Shemyhaza.

In the process of observing Earth, these 200 Watchers were witness to some amazing aspects of His creation which are commonplace for mankind, but to beings who had nothing comparable to them in their own existence, seemed incredibly fascinating.

The most fascinating aspect of all was the miracle of flesh creatures’ ability to procreate… and the most fascinating aspect in that detail was the human female. The human female was the nearest opposite sex creature to the Watchers themselves. No female or need for females existed in the world of angelic beings, but having seen such a creature as a woman, the leader of the 200 was captivated.

This interest might have remained an innocent, clinical fascination but for some influence which pushed this from a place of clinical interest to an obsession. There is fair evidence to suggest Azazel, a fallen angel who is interestingly implied to be the leader of these rebels in some instances in 1 Enoch, was that influence.

At the point where fascination became obsession, Shemyhaza led his 199 subordinates to descend to Earth at a precise geological point located at the summit of Mt Hermon. Here it was also, that the decision was made by him to cross the boundaries of his nature and propose that he and his subordinates take human wives and conceive children with them.

Shemyhaza being concerned that the others might change their minds and leave him with the burden of guilt, it was suggested to him that they all make a binding oath with one another that they would not turn back from the plan. This they did, and so the mountain, Hermon, is named to this day after that event… it’s name meaning “a curse”.

It is supposed sometimes that the Watchers had to take unwilling women and force them to comply with their demands to be a wife to them… but realistically, they had no difficulty finding willing participants. Just as the rich and famous and powerful men of this day have no difficulty finding partners.

Humanity was face to face with a collection of beings who had knowledge that had the power to make their lives easier… who had the means to give advantage to anyone who allied themselves with them… who were physically impressive and nearly indestructible, even in a flesh form.

Fathers were not as reluctant as they perhaps should have been to marry their daughters off to these Watchers in return for the prestige and advantage of being the “father in law” to an angel. Women were not as reluctant as they should have been to enter into marital union with a tall, blond, blue eyed creature that would elevate their lives to the equivalent of human “goddesses”.

The resulting offspring of these unions were huge… much larger than their own fathers’ physical forms, and so large, in fact that their appetites could not be satiated with all the food mankind had to offer them.

The giants then turned to eating animals… unheard of until that time… and then finally to eating humans. The giants themselves were not the only boundary crossed in hybrid life-forms.

The Watchers were also approached by their counterparts who had fallen in allegiance to Satan and who did not have the luxury of a physical presence in earth, and were requested by them to engineer body forms which they themselves could inhabit.

The creatures were the chimeras… made by genetic manipulation, they were variously part animal, part human, part animal, part angel, or a combination of different animal species, and all of the above. Not every chimera body was used as host for fallen angels.. but many were and hence comes the legends of “gods” having forms which were part animal and part humanoid.

Aside from the abominable breeding experiments, the Watchers also sinned in one other serious way… and that was teaching mankind the secrets of certain areas of knowledge which they had accumulated in their duty to observe and record the nature of His creation.

Often this is noted as being some kind of “magic” knowledge… what people do not readily understand by reading the descriptions of these secrets in the archaic way they are presented in 1 Enoch… is that these things are what we would find to be very ordinary, everyday fields of science and technology which are hailed as great accomplishments of mankind and seen as wonderful progress in this day and age.

The pre-flood world was no primitive scene… due to the Watchers intervention… it was a high tech and very advanced world utilizing technologies that would make some of those today look cumbersome and crude by comparison.

Man has not actually advanced… nor discovered great scientific finds… modern man has simply re-discovered or been re-introduced to very old knowledge in a rather incomplete fashion and instead of it being a virtue and a sign of progress… it is instead only causing mankind to become more lazy… less able to learn.. .less willing to rely on their Creator.

Human history might have ended here. Mankind as a pure species might have become entirely extinct and the world little by little descend into a state of irreconcilable ruin… but to prevent any of this, YHWH sent the flood.

Prior to the deluge, the nephilim were turned on one another in an incited civil war and the rebellious Watchers were detained and forced to witness the deaths of their children and then they, themselves were bound and imprisoned in subterranean cells to await the last days.

As believers we should not so lightly dismiss the warning that the last days would be like the days of Noah prior to the flood.

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Possessing Spirits : Opportunistic Spiritual Invaders

Posted in 06 : Possessing Spirits with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 04/21/2010 by timenolonger

Putting aside all Hollywood education on the matter of possession… this is a serious and a real phenomenon which has not only persisted in the modern age but has increased incrementally as the last days have drawn nearer.

Fallen spirits are literally everywhere… they control geo-political domains, areas of societal influence, specific sin, specific family lines and individuals.

We are accustomed to hearing a simplistic definition of what a spirit is who can possess human beings… most frequently the answer given is that they are fallen angels, but this only defines one type of spirit that has the ability to take over a host body.

Types of Possessing Spirits

Fallen angelic – this is the most well known unclean spirit which can enter a host. these are by far the most powerful though they range in power according to their class and rank. There are several types of beings which are all familiarly called “angels” in modern English although the term technically refers to only one class. Fallen angles act as the generals of the Satanic army with lesser types of spirits working in positions under them.

Nephil- The departed spirits of Nephilim are what are in all technical correctness, called demons. These are the spirits of angelic/human hybrids who have died and are not bound by the normal human laws of where a normal human spirit should reside after departing the body. They have a craving to return to a bodily existence and this drives their motivation to attempt to possess more so than even a loyalty to the cause of their master to destroy the lives of living human beings.

Daeva Chimera – Another hybrid creature who is a combination of beast and angel… human/beast chimeras do not have spirits which continue to roam earth, but those who were partially angelic have a spirit which can. These normally function just as nephil demons do but generally occupy a lower rank.

Siren – These are the only wholly human spirits in origin which are able to roam the earth after their deaths. They were the human wives of fallen angels and just as a human husband and wife become one flesh, a human woman who has an angelic marital partner takes on some of the spiritual attributes of her husband.

Sirens were cursed to roam the earth and have been known mostly to draw living men to destruction through lust. They are highly connected to water and operate through it… haunting bodies of water or indwelling trees that draw up waters where sirens dwell, from which came legends of creatures like nyads and dryads (water and tree spirits).

All of these spirits share one common agenda… and that is evil. Their opportunity to enter comes through sin… whether it is national sin, familial sin or personal sin. Where they enter into the lives of human beings, they wreak havoc and destruction on a world-wide scale all the way down to a single body and spirit.

They also share one common weakness for which they have no defense… they are utterly subject to the will and authority of Yahushua… always.

The victim of possession usually has no clue they are possessed until the situation peaks at a point of control or contention which makes the spirit brazen enough to act up physically in the body in ways which are obviously not consistent with the person themselves, or which put the person’s will in a “blacked out” state where they are unconscious and the time lost begins to become apparent.

A spirit within a host will, unless making a conscious effort to be unnoticed, behave in a way consistent with the spirit’s own personality… their own manner of expression, voice, body language, personal knowledge and degree of strength.

Possession as a result of personal sin often begins in temptation, evil spirits goad temptation in people and when the goading succeeds the temptation becomes action… now the power of influence for the spirit has opened up and they can direct more pressure on the person’s psyche to continue in the sin. As the sin continues, the natural protection of the barrier which would stop invading spirits from connecting into the physical faculties of the human become weakened, and holes open up in the barrier which then allows the spirit to enter.

The spirit will at first have a weak hold on the physical connection… occupying a place in the “background” or the subconscious mind. The hold gradually strengthens until at the worst possible point in possession… the possessor does not retire from control of the body and entirely takes over the life of the person… usually resulting in destruction of the life either literally and physically or in essence and spirit.

Familial spirits have a grounded right in genetics… that is through occult ancestry, nephil bloodlines or grievous sin of ancestors, a family line is dedicated spiritually to a certain spirit or group of them. This runs a course in four generations or so and then the end generation is normally encouraged, either by tradition or by the spirit itself, to rededicate the line.

These take a less aggressively destructive approach to their hosts and tend to be more inconspicuous as their goals are geared toward using the family members under their control as agents within the community, though their presence is no less destructive to the spiritual life of the person or their mental and emotional well being.

The remedy for any manner of spirit possession is deliverance in the name of Yahushua. This does not involve a lot of screaming or ritual acts or special prescribed prayers and chanting.

This involves the fervent prayer of two or three genuine believers and a victim who is wholly willing to renounce the grounds on which the spirit entered and submit their whole life to Yahushua.

Deliverance is that simple, though one turning his back on a sin which has been a staple of his life can also be less easy for that person than it should seem to an outsider.

It comes down to a life changing decision to be cleansed or to remain in a situation of slow degradation which can lead ultimately to death or worse.

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the celestial realms. -Ephesians 6:12

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