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                                                   Politically incorrect statement #4

 

 Matt 15:9 & Mark 7:7-9

  “In vain do they worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. v.8 For laying aside the commandment

    of God, you hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things you do. v.9

     And He said to them, (Full well) you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your own tradition."

 

 

  Comment: There came along Pharisees & scribes who accused the Lord's disciples of not washing up ritually       prior to sitting at meal. The Pharisees followed oral traditions (the mishneh before it was written down in the  Babylonian Talmud alongside the gemara). The Lord chastised the Pharisees by noting that they followed their  own oral law vs. YHVH's law (scripture); therefore, Jesus quoted  Isaiah 29:13: ”Forasmuch as this people draw near Me with their mouth and their lips do honor Me, but have removed their heart far from Me and their fear (reverence) toward Me is taught by the precept of men."

 

     Paul mentions as much regarding 'commandments of men' in his letter to Titus 1:14. The verse from Mark 7 also  goes on to quote the Lord concerning “Corban”, that is, as a method by which Priests and Pharisees pressured  worshipers or (enabling them if they disliked their parents) into handing over money and support that rightfully  should have gone to one's parents; thereby violating the fifth commandment to honor one's parents.

 

     In the same vein, the Lord's words extend to other traditions of men: namely, holidays, (read: holy days) based  upon heathen rituals. The chief offenders: (Easter=Ishtar, popular fertility goddess and Christmas= saturnalia).

 

      The pagan origin of Halloween is obvious as well. For years, it's been well documented that these holidays are heathen  (as are other minor holidays) but to no avail. They're so ingrained in most Christian cultures that facts won't dissuade  people. Specifically, the celebration of the Lord's birth is not offensive in and of itself - rather it's all the "Santa" lore (again as  though God grants wishes, i.e. the genie complex). Catholics and Protestants alike are uniformly guilty of this "Santa"  practice, excepting a few congregations.

 

      Additionally, pastors, ministers and priests from most churches don't teach the truth concerning these  heathen practices nor do they teach their congregants that the word Passover was deliberately deleted from the  KJV (Acts 12:4) only to be substituted without reservation with the blasphemous word Easter (this too is well  documented). These observances detract from the true meaning of the Lord's sacrifice, the joy of seasons    regarding His feasts (Leviticus 23) and worse, have become little more than days that profit merchants, in turn  creating spiritual, emotional and financial hardship.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Politically incorrect statement #5

 

 Exodus 20:13

   “You shall not kill(commandment #6)

 Comment: Yes, “I AM” the Son was there on Sinai giving those commandments so this counts as a quote from

  Christ Jesus. This commandment is commonly misquoted for political gain and to dodge punishment. The   Hebrew  word is ratsach, from Strong's concordance #7523. This word nearly always means to murder.

  No Hebrew scholar should dispute this, but many of the biblically illiterate have cleverly attempted to foist the

  generic term “kill” upon an unwitting populace. Mostly the secular crowd and politicians are fond of promoting

  this lie - twisting the meaning so that capital punishment of the guilty is considered “unjust” all the while

  lobbying nations to advocate murder toward those who have no voice - the unborn.