The “Nameless” LORD Syndrome – How did it Start?

Nimrod Opposed Jehovah God

NIMROD OPPOSES JEHOVAH

Nimrod Opposed Jehovah God

It wasn’t very long after the Great Flood of Noah’s Day,
that mankind began a great Apostasy away from Jehovah God.
Nimrod was the Ring-Leader in this opposition.  The Bible
reveals that Jehovah God was NOT pleased with Nimrod or
his evil ways.

“…Nim´rod….He displayed himself
a mighty hunter in opposition to Jehovah….”
(Genesis 10:8,9)(NWT)

“…Nimrod….He was a mighty hunter
before Jehovah…”
(Genesis 10:8,9)(ASV)-BibleGateway

“Now it was Nimrod who excited them
to such an affront and contempt of God.”
-Josephus (c. 37 – c. 100 AD/CE),

“His name is Nimrod, It means ‘the rebel,’
and is evidently meant to designate the nature
of the man. He was the first specimen of giant
tyranny after the flood. His Defiance of Jehovah
was perpetrated in wickedness and ambition under
the very eye of Jehovah. Nimrod’s assumptions were
religious as well as political. Nimrod presented
himself not only for obedience but also for worship.
His awful greatness was of ambitious rebellion,  
apostasy and defiance of Jehovah. And as it was Babel
that was the beginning of his empire, so is ‘Babylon the great’
its consummation and close.”
-Nimrod
by Horatius Bonar
1808-1889

“As the people increased in number,
the Way of Jehovah was corrupted
and a principal figure in those days was Nimrod,
the grandson of Ham described as a mighty hunter
before Jehovah. The word ‘before’ used in this
sense means, ‘totally antagonistic to Jehovah.’
We celebrate Christmas on a date which coincides
with the birthday of Nimrod – the villainous king
of ancient Babylon.”
-The Ensign Trust
VOLUME I No.2 – JUNE 1999
‘NARROW IS THE WAY’
By Harry Lancaster

“Nimrod’s rebellion was to head a great confederacy
in open revolt against God. This confederacy is described
in Genesis eleven and that it was an organized revolt
against Jehovah God
is very clear. From this point
onward – Babylon in Scripture always stands for that
which is in opposition to God “
–Fundamental Baptist Institute
Gleanings In Genesis; chapter 16
Nimrod And The Tower Of Babel
by Author W. Pink
 
NIMROD REBELLED AGAINST JEHOVAH

“Shinar is the land where Nimrod built his five cities,
of which Babylon was the capital. Babylon continued to be
the seat of pagan hate for Jehovah from Nimrod onward.”
– Prophecy–Babylon
The Woman in the Ephah
by Steve Van Nattan

“Nimrod, who began to prevail in wickedness,
for he shed innocent blood, and rebelled against Jehovah.”
–The Companion Bible
  E.W. Bullinger;(Appendix 28, pg. 29)

The Influence of Nimrod Continues

“The wine of old Babylon’s fornication was a debauching
system of idol worship and carnal self-exaltation, over
and against the revelations and institutes of Jehovah.
We find it (the teachings of Ancient Babylon) to this day
among all the nations of the earth, affecting and
controlling their thinking, their policies, their faith,
and their worship. Two-thirds of the population of the
earth – at this hour – are Pagan idolaters,
drivelling under the same old intoxication which came
forth from Nimrod and Babylon.”
– THE WINE OF OLD BABYLON
Excerpt from ‘The Apocalypse’ by J. A. Seiss

“Virtually all pagan practices had their beginnings
in the city of Babylon during the time of Nimrod.
Ancient traditions show that he rebelled against God,
and in so doing, created a worldwide apostasy.”
–The Bible as History (p.331)
   by Werner Keller 
 
“The Garden of Eden was in Southern Iraq,
not far from where Nimrod, under Satan’s motivation,
built Babel, which was the beginning of Babylon.
The Babylonian spirit is invading the world.
Its influence is breathtaking…and spreading its idea
to the entire world. There is no other proper description
of Babel and the evil intent of this first expression of false religion.”
–Babylon: The Axis of Evil
by Joseph Chambers
 
“Later, the Roman Empire assimilated into its system
the gods and religions of the countries over which it
ruled. Since Babylon was the source of this paganism,
we can easily see how Rome’s early religion was a form
of Babylonish worship that had developed under different
forms and different names in the countries to which it
had gone.”
-Source –Satan’s Counterfeit Christianity
 By Roderick C. Meredith  

“Not only has the original Babylonian religious system
served as the source of all the world’s non-Christian religions,
hut it has also infiltrated and corrupted Christendom to an
alarming degree.”
–Babylon – Source of False Religion
“Babylon, Mystery Religion” by Ralph Woodrow

BAAL and NIMROD –  ( The same ? )

“Nimrod died, but the seed he sowed has lived
till this very day; and there are so many points
of similarity between him and Baal that it is
reasonable to suppose that the heathen god Baal
is no other than the Babylonian Nimrod.”
–BAAL; Babylon;
and The Second Coming of Christ
CHAPTER XXVI.  Taylor/Taylor
 
“The name of the Babylonian god “Bel” is only another
contraction of the word “Babel.”  Bel is mentioned
many times in connection with the history of Babylon
and it is folly to think that he is any other than Baal.
The monuments of ancient Babel testify that the founder
of Babel was worshipped as “Bilu Nipru,” or Bel Nimrod,
i.e., “the god of the chase.”  In course of time the
cognomen “Nimrod” was dropped, and he became known as
only “Bel.”  This makes it clear that Nimrod, Baal, and
Bel are all one and the same.”
–BAAL; Babylon;
and The Second Coming of Christ
CHAPTER XXVI.  Taylor/Taylor
 
“The practice of the Baal worshippers included
aberrant sexual behavior and religious rites of
sexual union in disobedience to the commandments
of Jehovah. They would sacrifice their sons with
fire for burnt offerings unto Baal. This would
explain why Elijah was so opposed to the prophets
of Baal and hated them so much.”
— The Latter Rain Page
   under article, “BAAL”
    by Jay Atkinson
 
“The word ba’al may denote any deity
other than the God of Israel (Jehovah).”
–Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary
  of Old and New Testament Words:

“The whole picture seems to indicate a slow change over
from the worship of Jehovah, derived originally from
Abraham and Isaac…to an exaltation of Baal. Just the
same drift would have taken place in Israel more than
once except for the strenuous opposition of the prophets.
The prophets brought about revivals in which the people
returned to the worship of Jehovah.”
–The Hyksos, Kings of Egypt and the land of Edom
CHAPTER VII – Religion and Date of the Edomite Empire
The Nabataens, Builders of Petra

Nameless “LORD” Worship
Started with  “BAAL” and Nimrod

“Lord refers to a lot of different deities.
Lord and baal are interchangeable in meaning.”
-Harper’s Bible Dictionary, (Miller)
 
“The children of Israel were inclined to forsake
the commandments of Jehovah and worship Baal,
make idols of him and kiss his image.
The name Baal means Lord.”
— The Latter Rain Page
   under article, “BAAL”
    by Jay Atkinson
 
“Baal is a Canaanite-Phoenician word
that means “LORD”. “
-Harper’s Bible Dictionary, (Miller)
 
“Baal signifies “the god – the lord”,
and was a term applied to the chief
of the primitive groups of nameless deities ….
the Baal of Heaven was the sun god..
There were as many Baals in Asia as there
were Horuses in Egypt.  Baal was a generic term
for “Lord” and encompassed many gods fashioned
after Nimrod.”
–Egyptian Myth and Legend;
Changes in Social and Religious Life
   Chapter XXIV;  p307

“Baal – Literal meaning: ‘lord’.
In Canaan – the name of many local dieties.”
–The Oxford University Press
Dictionary of World Mythology
by Arthur Cotterell 

“After their deaths, Nimrod and his wife Semiramis
(the ancient “queen of heaven”) were confirmed by
their priests as gods and given homage as Marduk
and Astarte. Numerous other gods were patterned and
fashioned after Nimrod and his mother.
BEL/BAAL – was the primary name by which other
nations were introduced to  the worship of Marduk. 
Baal means “lord” or “master”.  Under this name he
was worshiped by the Canaanites, Phoenicians,
Syrians and to some extent by the Egyptians.
BAAL worship is sometimes associated with
“Baal-zebub”, and is still known today as one
of the name or “epithets” of Satan.”
–Nimrod, Mars, and The Marduk Connecty
   by Bryce Self
 
The Outcome of Nimrod’s Rebellion
against Jehovah God –

Jehovah is Reduced into a Nameless LORD
Nimrod and Baal worship is alive and well today,
not only in paganism, but also in Apostate Christianity.
Jehovah’s Name was removed from the Bible and replaced
as a “Nameless” LORD.  

“‘Seek not a name for God – His Name is God.’
 In view of this statement,  the appearance and
persistence of ‘anonymous gods’
is one of the
most puzzling problems of religious history.”

–Anonymous Gods ; E. Bikerman

Journal of the Warburg Institute
, Vol. 1, No. 3
(Jan., 1938), pp. 187-196  doi:10.2307/750004

“The great prophet Jeremiah explained that
the objective of the false prophets  was to
cause people to forget the Name of Jehovah
(Jr 23:27), an attempt nevertheless dedicated
to be defeated (Ps 44:21); because God reserves
his Name for his servants (Is 52:6) and naturally
for those who appreciate it (Mal 3:16). ”
–Paradox of the anonymous name
The Divine Name of God; 
Gertoux; Hebrew Scholar

“They think they….will make my people forget
my name, just as their fathers forgot my name
through Baal worship.”
(Jeremiah 23:27)(NIV)-BibleGateway

” “Babylon” is a symbol of confusion.  The formation of
the Roman Catholic church and then the later appearance
of dozens of protestant “Daughter” churches has certainly
brought about a spiritual malaise of conflicting
denominations, doctrines, creeds and practices—all
supposedly “Christian.” Yet none of them corresponds
remotely to the Christianity that the original Apostles
and the early Church of God followed for decades after
the death of Jesus of Nazareth. They all have retained dozens
of pagans ideas, and practices, that would have
been utterly foreign to the early Church! Satan has
indeed done a masterful job of creating a counterfeit
Christianity.”
-Source –Satan’s Counterfeit Christianity
 By Roderick C. Meredith
 
“…the personal name of God (Jehovah) should be used,
rather than having it hidden by such an epithet as ‘the Lord’. 
 –Yahweh – the God of Christian Theology;
The Name of God On the Way to the Postmodern:
Old Testament Essays  1967-1998, Volume 2;  pp. 498-507    
(JSOTSup, 292; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998)
“God’s Decree. “It’s because you forgot me
and embraced the Big Lie, that so-called god Baal. “
(Jeremiah 13:25)(MSG)-BibleGateway
 
“Abraham, who is the father of those that have faith,
took pleasure to proclaim the name, Jehovah, according
to Genesis 12:8, and initiated a respectable biblical
custom.  Furthermore, according to the prophet Joel,
it is even obligatory to proclaim this Name in order
to be saved during the great and formidable day of God
(Joel 2:32). According to Exodus 23:13, refusal
to pronounce a god’s name is a refusal to worship
the god in question, so to refuse to pronounce the
True God’s name means a refusal to worship him
(Jos 23:7).”
–Paradox of the anonymous name
The Divine Name of God;  Gertoux; Hebrew Scholar 

“it is impossible to have a deep relationship
with a nameless God.”
–Maimonides;
a Jewish scholar and famous talmudist 

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Is HELL a place of Torment?

HELL 5

HELL FIRE  TORMENT IS  A  PAGAN  IDEA

“In ancient Babylonian and Assyrian beliefs 
the “nether world …is pictured as a place full of 
horrors, and is presided over by gods and demons
of great strength and Fierceness.”
-The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria 
 Boston, 1898, Morris Jastrow, Jr., p. 581

“The idea of suffering after death 
is found among the pagan religious teachings 
of ancient peoples in Babylon and Egypt…
they portray the “Other World” as featuring 
“pits of fire” for “the damned.”     
=(The Book of the Dead)
with introduction by E. Wallis Budge, 
1960, pp. 135,144, 149, 151, 153, 161

“The ancient Roman Emperors kept power over the
ignorant masses by creating myths of the afterlife
to keep them locked up in fear.”
-Source- What the hell is “Hell”
                by Gary Amirault  

“The (pagan) belief in immediate transit of individual souls after death 
to a state of perfect blessedness (heaven), 
or to a state of continuous punishment (hell), 
or to an intermediate state of purification (purgatory)
has greatly weakened the expectation of Christ’s Coming.”
-Samuele Bacchiocchi, Ph. D.
Retired Professor of Theology, Andrews University 
 

“Pagan ideas of a fiery underworld 
date back as far as Nimrod. 
By the third century AD, many distortions 
of Bible doctrine had resulted from the church 
carelessly allowing pagan beliefs to mix with 
Apostolic teachings.”
-Shedding Light on Dark Age Doctrines: 
Eternal Torment
Bible Students.com  

“The traditional concept of Hell 
does NOT come from the inspired Hebrew 
or Greek manuscripts.  It is a pagan myth 
adopted as Christian doctrine in the third 
century by church fathers.”
– The Traditional Concept of HELL 
 by Anthony V. Gaudiano  

“The traditional concept of sinners being
tormented for all eternity in a fiery hell 
is clearly from the imaginations of PAGANS!”
– The Traditional Concept of HELL 
 by Anthony V. Gaudiano 

“The main features of hell as conceived by Hindu, 
Persian, Egyptian, Grecian, and Christian theologians 
are essentially the same.  The Western religious 
from Roman times through the Middle Ages borrowed 
the doctrine of eternal torture from the Pagan 
Philosophers.”
-Encyclopedia Americana
under Article – “HELL” 

“The Traditioal Concept of Hell is A Myth.”
– The Traditional Concept of HELL 
 by Anthony V. Gaudiano 

PAGAN DOCTRINES ADOPTED BY CHRISTENDOM

“It must not be forgotten that contact with the 
heathen had corrupted the opinions of the Jews, 
at the time of our Savior.  By receiving the traditions 
and fables of paganism, they had made void the 
word of God.  .”
– THE BIBLE HELL; by J.W. Hanson, D.D.
     Fourth Edition; Boston; 1888 

THE  DEAD  ARE  ASLEEP

“…for when a man dies,
“His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth;
in that very day his thoughts perish.” 
(Ps. 115:17; 146:4).

“For the living know that they shall die:
but the dead know not anything ….
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might;
for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, 
in the grave,  whither thou goest.”  
(Ecclesiastes 9: 5 and 10)

“The living at least know they will die, 
but the dead know nothing….”
(Ecclesiastes 9:5)(NLT)-BibleGateway

THE  WAGES  OF  SIN  IS  DEATH
“NOT”  ETERNAL  TORMENT

“For the wages of sin is DEATH, 
but the gift of God is eternal life.” 
(Romans 6:23)(NIV)-BibleGateway  

HELL  AND  BIBLE  TRANSLATORS

“Much confusion and misunderstanding has been caused 
through the early translators of the Bible 
persistently rendering the Hebrew ‘Sheol’ 
and the Greek ‘Hades’ and ‘Gehenna’ by the word ‘hell’. 
The simple transliteration of these words 
by the translators of the revised editions of the Bible
has not sufficed to appreciably clear up this confusion
and misconception.”
-The Encyclopedia Americana (1942), Vol. XIV, p. 81. 

 ’Hell’ is not a translation. It is a word that has been
inserted by translators into the Bible because of their
preconceived ideas about a place of eternal torment. 
This idea is fast losing ground today as modern translators
realise that Hebrew words like ‘sheol’, simply meant –
the grave to the original inspired writers of the  Scriptures 
and “NOT” a place of torment.

The prevailing pagan idea, at the time of the translation 
of the King James Version, about hell being a place 
where the wicked are being tormented, had influenced 
the translators’ interpretation of the Hebrew word “Sheol”.

Translation Use of “HELL”

Old

Testament

New

Testament

Total

King James Version

31

23

54

New King James Version

19

13

32

American Standard Version

0

13

13

New American Standard Version

0

13

13

Revised Standard Version

0

13

13

New Revised Standard Version

0

13

13

New International Version

0

12

12

Revised English Bible

0

13

13

Derby Translation

0

12

12

Amplified Bible

0

13

13

New Century Version

0

12

12

New Living Translation

0

13

13

Rotherham Emphasized

0

 

0

New American Bible (1986)

0

 

0

World English Bible

0

 

0

J.B. Philips

0

 

1

Young s Literal NT

 

 

0

John Wesley s NT

 

 

0

New Covenant (1884)

 

 

0

Western NT (1959)

 

 

0

NT of Our Lord and Savior anointed (1958)

 

 

0

Concordance Literal NT (1983)

 

 

0

Christian Bible (1991)

0

 

0

 

“There are in fact so many strong biblical, doctrinal, 
and logical arguments against the existence 
of a literal hell that this question naturally arises: 
Why do the churches teach it and why do people often believe it?” 
– U.S. Catholic magazine  

HELL  AND  PURGATORY
USED  FOR  RELIGIOUS  EXTORTION

“An ancient custom of the Church 
is the offering of a daily Mass 
for 30 days for a soul in Purgatory. 
After the Masses are said, the soul 
would immediately be freed from 
Purgatory and enter Heaven.”
-Prayer Warriors of the Holy Souls
 PWHS; a Catholic Apostolate 
The AHS is under the care of the 
MONASTERY PIUS XII in Fatima, Portugal.  

“The excruciating pain, 
the burning agony and the intense 
longing for God. All these, and more, 
torment the poor souls in Purgatory. 
It is a misty place full of fire, 
a prison of suffering.  It is a 
cleansing process they have to 
undergo before they are accepted 
into the Kingdom of God. Many think 
that it is practically impossible for 
the ordinary Christian to avoid Purgatory.
The poor souls wait for their release 
through prayers, masses and acts of 
charity offered by the living. The poor 
souls cannot pray for themselves.
-Prayer Warriors of the Holy Souls
 PWHS; a Catholic Apostolate 
The AHS is under the care of the 
MONASTERY PIUS XII in Fatima, Portugal. 

“You will notice that it is not just 
any ordinary indulgence which would only 
knock a bit off of your term of punishment 
in Purgatory for sins committed during 
your life. Pope Benedict XVI is offering 
the gold-card plenary indulgence which 
remits all purgatorial punishment. 
Do not hang about in Heaven’s 
detention centre; proceed directly 
to the Pearly Gates.”
-Source- “Need a free pass out of 
Purgatory?”-The Lourdes will provide TOM
The Sunday Herald,  Dec 9, 2007  
  by TOM SHIELDS 

“Just as in the 15th and 16th centuries 
you could sleep with your sister and kill 
and lie without fear of eternal damnation, 
today you can live exactly as you please 
as long as you give your ducats (money) to 
one of the companies selling indulgences.”
-Selling Indulgences
  By George Monbiot. 
Published in the Guardian 
 18th October 2006 

EASTER REPLACED PASSOVER

 EASTER CONSORT

EASTER  REPLACED  PASSOVER

“They replaced the nighttime Passover
service – that was a commemoration of
Christ’ death – with the pagan Easter
Resurrection.  Not only had the date
and time been changed but the whole
meaning of the festival was changed. “
— J.L. Hurlbut
Story of the Christian Church, pg. 79  

“Easter – *Ôstara) was a goddess in Germanic
paganism whose Germanic month has given its
name to the festival of Easter. Ôstarmânoth
is attested as the month-name equivalent to
‘April’ that was decreed by Charlemagne,
but as a goddess Eostre is attested only
by Bede in his 8th century work De temporum
ratione. Bede states that Ēosturmōnaþ
was the equivalent to the month of April,
and that feasts held in Eostre’s honor…
replaced the “Paschal” observance of
Passover.”
— Einhard, Life of Charlemagne, §29.

“Some scholars have debated whether or not
Eostre is an invention of Bede’s, and
theories Einhard, connecting Eostre with records of
Germanic Easter customs (including hares
rabbits and eggs).”
— Einhard, Life of Charlemagne, §29.

“Easter is a date on the Wiccan Wheel
of the Year (Ostara, 21 March).[18}
–Hubbard (2007:175).

“In some forms of Germanic Neopaganism,
Eostre is venerated. Regarding this veneration,
Carole M. Cusack comments that, among adherents,
Eostre is “associated with the coming of spring and
the dawn, and her festival is celebrated at
the spring equinox. Because she brings
renewal, rebirth from the death of winter,
some Heathens associate Eostre with Idunn,
 keeper of the apples of youth in
Scandinavian mythology”.[20]
— Cusack (2008:354—355
Cusack, Carole M. (2008).
“The Return of the Goddess: Mythology,
Witchcraft and Feminist Spirituality”
as published in Pizza, Murphy.
Lewis, James R. (Editors).
Handbook of Contemporary Paganism.
Brill Publishers. ISBN ‪9004163735 

THE  PAGAN  RABBIT 

“Eostre is connected with hares
rabbits and eggs).”
— Einhard, Life of Charlemagne, §29.

“The name Easter derived from the Saxon
Eostre (a.k.a. Eastre). The ancient Saxons
in Northern Europe worshiped the Goddess
Oestre at the time of the Spring Equinox.
The Goddess Easter represents the sunrise,
spring-time and fertility.”
–“Eostre” from The Goddess Oracle
by Marashinsky and Janto

Pagan Anglo-Saxons made offerings of colored
eggs to her at the Vernal Equinox. They
placed them at graves especially,
probably as a charm of rebirth.
(Egyptians and Greeks were also known
to place eggs at gravesites).”
–“Eostre” from The Goddess Oracle
by Marashinsky and Janto

EASTER COLLAGE

“Only later did the Christians pilfer
the name for themselves and graft their
religion onto a pagan celebration.”
–The Rite of Spring
How the Christians stole the Easter holiday,
by Jim Walker 

The name “Easter” has its roots in ancient
polytheistic religions (paganism). On this,
 all scholars agree. This name is never used
 in the original Scriptures, nor is it
 ever associated biblically with the
death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Ancient origin

Most reference books say that the name
“Easter” derived from the Eastre,
the Teutonic goddess of Spring.
Although this relationship exists,
in reality, the origin of the name
and the goddess are far more ancient –
going all the way back to the Tower
of Babel. The origin begins not long
after the biblical Flood.

THE  EASTER  EGG

easter egg and snake

This woodcut above was found in Ancient Babylon,
Where “Easter” has its roots – in the Fertility
Rites of the very first Fertility goddess –
Semiramis – the mother and wife of Nimrod. 

“The idea of a mystic egg spread from
Babylon to many parts of the world.[12]
–James G. Frazer, The Golden Bough,
Vol. 12, 3rd Edition (1907-15,
reissued 1935-36 and 1955);
Maria Leach, editor,
Funk and Wagnall’s Standard Dictionary
of Folklore, Mythology and Legend,
Vol. 1 (1949). [up] —

“In Rome, the mystic egg preceded
processions in honor of the Roman
Mother GODDESS.. The egg was part of the
sacred ceremonies of the Mysteries of Bacchus.
The Druids used the egg as their sacred
emblem. In Northern Europe, China and Japan
the eggs were colored for their sacred
festivals.[13}
–James G. Frazer, The Golden Bough,
Vol. 12, 3rd Edition (1907-15,
reissued 1935-36 and 1955);
Maria Leach, editor, pg 155.
Funk and Wagnall’s Standard Dictionary
of Folklore, Mythology and Legend,
Vol. 1 (1949). [up] —

“The egg was a sacred symbol among
the Babylonians. They believed an old
fable about an egg of wondrous size which
was supposed to have fallen from heaven
into the Euphrates River. From this marvelous
 egg – according to the ancient story –
the Goddess Astarte (Easter) [Semiramis],
was hatched. And so the egg came to symbolize
the Goddess Easter.”[11]
— Ralph Woodrow,
Babylon Mystery Religion; p152,153
(Riverside, California:
Ralph Woodrow Evangelistic Assn., 1966)

“Modern symbols of Easter, such as the egg
and the bunny, have their origins in paganism.
Rabbits were the most potent symbol of fertility
and the egg, the start of all life, was often
thought to have magical powers.”
-Delving deep into Easter
TeacherNet’s editorial team 

“Basically, almost every vile, profane
and idolatrous practice you can think of
originated at Babel with Queen Semiramis,
the Mother Goddess and Nimrod. As the people
scattered from Babel with their different
languages, they, of course, used different
names for Nimrod (Tammuz) and Semiramis.
Some called the Mother Goddess “ISHTAR”
(originally pronounced “Easter”).[9]
–  pg  152 — Ralph Woodrow,
Babylon Mystery Religion;
(Riverside, California:
Ralph Woodrow Evangelistic Assn., 1966)

‘In other lands, she was called Eostre,
Astarte, Ostera, and Eastre. Other names
for Semiramis, the Mother Goddess include:
Wife of Baal, Ashtaroth or Ashtoreth,
and Queen of Heaven.[10]”
–10.The names Ashtaroth or Ashtoreth,
and Queen of Heaven where used for Semiramis
by the Israelites and the ungodly peoples
around them, see Judges 2:13, Jeremiah 44:17-19,
etc. Other names for Semiramis include
Astarte (Cyprus), Diana (Ephesus and
throughout Asia Minor), Cybele (Asia Minor),
Isis (Egypt), Aphrodite, Ceres (Greece),
Venus or Fortuna (Romans), Shingmoo (China),
Disa (Scandanavia), Nutria (Etruscans),
Virgo-Paritura (Druids), Isi or Indrani or
Devaki (India). 

“The Mother goddess was frequently worshipped
as the goddess of fertility – and as a sort
of Mother Nature and goddess of Spring
and sexual love and birth. She was also
worshipped as a mediator between god and man.
Sexual orgies and temple prostitutes were
often used in her worship and in attempting
to gain her favor.”

“The rabbit is well known as a sexual symbol
of fertility. In various parts of the world,
religions which developed from Babel also
associate the rabbit with fertility rites.”

The egg was also a symbol of fertility;
 Semiramis (Easter) was the goddess of
Fertility. The Easter egg is a symbol
of the pagan Mother Goddess, and it even
bears one of her names.

“the pagan festival of ‘Easter’ was introduced
into the apostate Western religion, as part of
the attempt to adapt pagan festivals to
Christianity…”
– Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary
    of Old and New Testament Words
          (1985, p. 192, “Easter”) 

“Does the name Ishtar sound like Easter ? 
Well it should.  It is the same.
The celebration of Ishtar included coloring
eggs, an ancient symbol of fertility.
The ancients even hid eggs for their children
to find. Also, rabbits, known for their
prolific reproduction, were part of the
pagan celebration.”
— Resurrection Sunday
and the Babylonian Connection;
By Errol Hale

“Easter – She was the goddess of love,
fertility, and maternity for the Phonicians,
Canaanites, Aramaeans, South Arabs,
and even the Egyptians. Her name was
Ishtar in Babylonia and Assyria…”
-World Book, Vol. 1, 782. 

Easter – “In Babylonia Ishtar was the goddess
of erotic love and fertility.  Her chief seat
of worship was Uruk (Erech), where prostitution
was practiced in her name and she was served with
immoral rites by bands of men and women.”
– The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia,
  1979, Volume 1, pages 319-320 

Easter -“Ishtar was goddess of physical love (sex).
She was patron of the temple prostitutes.
Throughout Mesopotamian and Babylonian history
she was worshiped under various names in many cities…”
-Collier’s Encyclopedia,
 1980, Volume 15, page 748 

Easter – “the goddess of sensual love, maternity
and fertility.  Licentious – debased sexual worship
was conducted in honor of her.”
– Unger’s Bible Dictionary ;
    ( pages 412-413 ) 

Easter -“She and her colleagues specialized in sex…
and her shrines were temples of legalized vice and
prostitution.   Her degraded cult offered…sordid
depths, as lust and murder were glamorized in
Babylonian and Canaanite religion.”
– (W. F. Albright,
Archaeology and the Religion of Israel,
Baltimore, John Hopkins Press,
   1942, pages 68-94).

“As at Christmas, so also at Easter,
popular customs reflect many ancient pagan
survivals…connected with fertility rites..”
– The Encyclopaedia Britannica
(15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol. IV, p. 605,
  “Church Year”).

“Saint Augustine…simply re-dressed paganism
with Christian nomenclature. Thus ancient pagan
Babylonian religion had replaced apostolic
teaching and practice.”
– Augustine’s Poisoned Chalice
    by Peter Nathan 

“There is NO trace of an “Easter” celebration
in the New Testament. The Jewish Christians in
the early church continued to celebrate the
Passover, regarding Christ as the true paschal lamb.”
-(International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia,
  Electronic Database Copyright(c)1996)

“On that day of judgment,”says the Lord,“
I will punish…all those following
pagan customs.”
(Zephaniah 1:8) (NLT)-BibleGateway

 

THE TRUTH ABOUT EASTER

Babylon  and  Easter

EASTER COLLAGE  

THE  TRUTH  ABOUT  EASTER
BABYLON  AND  EASTER

“Modern symbols of Easter, such as the egg
and the bunny, have their origins in paganism.
Rabbits were the most potent symbol of fertility
and the egg, the start of all life, was often
thought to have magical powers.”
-Delving deep into Easter
TeacherNet’s editorial team 

“Easter” was not only goddess of dawn
but also goddess of spring with all its
fertility-symbols and fertility-rites….
which included eggs and rabbits.”
-The Final Reformation    
  by C.J. Koster

“How much of this new system of religion
came by direct communication with Satan himself
we do not know, but there is abundant evidence
that all forms of paganism have come originally
from the ancient Baby­lonian region.  The essential
identity of the various gods and goddess of Rome,
Greece, India, Egypt, and other nations with
the original pantheon of the Babylonians is
well established.” 
– Dr. Henry Morris
Institute of Creation Research  

“when the teachers of the Babylonian mystery
religions later moved from Pergamum to Rome,
they were influential in paganizing Christianity.”
-(Bible Knowledge Commentary, Revelation).
Through an Ancient Looking Glass;
DAVID HULME; publisher
and Middle East scholar 

“The Christianization of Pagan holidays
began about the fourth century A.D. when
the Roman Emperor Constantine incorporated
the Pagan holidays and festivals into the
church ritual… This is the Adversary’s
clever deception – Paganism dressed up in
Christian clothes! It’s still nothing more
than Paganism, but the Christian churches
have wholeheartedly embraced this deception.”
–Christmas: Is it “Christian” or Pagan?
Lorraine Day, M.D.
Internationally acclaimed surgeon
and best-selling author

“the Roman Empire assimilated the gods of the
countries over which it ruled. Since Babylon
was the source of this paganism, we can easily
see how Rome’s early religion was a form of
Babylonish worship.”
-Source –Satan’s Counterfeit Christianity
 By Roderick C. Meredith

Christendom embraces a huge deception called “Easter”.
The Name itself bears the deception brazenly in the open.
What does the name of an old pagan fertility goddess
have to do with Christ ?  Absolutely nothing.

And then we have the emblems of a rabbit and, of
course – the colored eggs.  Another blatantly rude
reminder of how Christendom has strayed from the
original teachings of Christ. 

“From the middle of the second century
a change began to take place in the outward
circumstances of Christianity. The church
marched through the open door into the Roman
state…furnishing herself with everything
that could be taken over from the world which
she now adopted. With the aid of its pagan
philosophy she created her new Christian
theology and she contrived to even borrow
some from its pagan religious worship.”
-Montanism, Harnack
the Encyclopedia Britannica,
vol. xvi., pp. 774, 775 

“They replaced the nighttime Passover
service – that was a commemoration of
Christ’ death – with the pagan Easter
Resurrection.  Not only had the date
and time been changed but the whole
meaning of the festival was changed. “
— J.L. Hurlbut
Story of the Christian Church, pg. 79  

The Name – “Easter” 

When adopting the “Easter” Holiday from the pagans,
they didn’t even bother to change her name.  How
insulting to Christ!   Imagine a pagan fertility goddess,
having her name glued to the holiday that is supposed
to be an honor to the Jewish Messiah.   It is too horrible
to even consider – and yet that is what Christendom
did to its supposed leader.  It is blasphemy and sacrilege
at it’s most horrendous. 

Consider the history and the facts 

“Easter” was not only goddess of dawn
but also goddess of spring with all its
fertility-symbols and fertility-rites….
which included eggs and rabbits.”
-The Final Reformation    
  by C.J. Koster 

“the pagan festival of ‘Easter’ was introduced
into the apostate Western religion, as part of
the attempt to adapt pagan festivals to
Christianity…”
– Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary
    of Old and New Testament Words
          (1985, p. 192, “Easter”) 

“Does the name Ishtar sound like Easter ? 
Well it should.  It is the same.
The celebration of Ishtar included coloring
eggs, an ancient symbol of fertility.
The ancients even hid eggs for their children
to find. Also, rabbits, known for their
prolific reproduction, were part of the
pagan celebration.”
— Resurrection Sunday
and the Babylonian Connection;
By Errol Hale

“Easter – She was the goddess of love,
fertility, and maternity for the Phonicians,
Canaanites, Aramaeans, South Arabs,
and even the Egyptians. Her name was
Ishtar in Babylonia and Assyria…”
-World Book, Vol. 1, 782. 

Easter – “In Babylonia Ishtar was the goddess
of erotic love and fertility.  Her chief seat
of worship was Uruk (Erech), where prostitution
was practiced in her name and she was served with
immoral rites by bands of men and women.”
– The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia,
  1979, Volume 1, pages 319-320 

Easter -“Ishtar was goddess of physical love (sex).
She was patron of the temple prostitutes.
Throughout Mesopotamian and Babylonian history
she was worshiped under various names in many cities…”
-Collier’s Encyclopedia,
 1980, Volume 15, page 748 

Easter – “the goddess of sensual love, maternity
and fertility.  Licentious – debased sexual worship
was conducted in honor of her.”
– Unger’s Bible Dictionary ;
    ( pages 412-413 ) 

Easter -“She and her colleagues specialized in sex…
and her shrines were temples of legalized vice and
prostitution.   Her degraded cult offered…sordid
depths, as lust and murder were glamorized in
Babylonian and Canaanite religion.”
– (W. F. Albright,
Archaeology and the Religion of Israel,
Baltimore, John Hopkins Press,
   1942, pages 68-94). 

“As at Christmas, so also at Easter,
popular customs reflect many ancient pagan
survivals…connected with fertility rites..”
– The Encyclopaedia Britannica
(15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol. IV, p. 605,
  “Church Year”). 

“Saint Augustine…simply re-dressed paganism
with Christian nomenclature. Thus ancient pagan
Babylonian religion had replaced apostolic
teaching and practice.”
– Augustine’s Poisoned Chalice
    by Peter Nathan 

“There is NO trace of an “Easter” celebration
in the New Testament. The Jewish Christians in
the early church continued to celebrate the
Passover, regarding Christ as the true paschal lamb.”
-(International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia,
  Electronic Database Copyright(c)1996)  

“On that day of judgment,”says the Lord,“
I will punish…all those following
pagan customs.”
(Zephaniah 1:8) (NLT)-BibleGateway

…….

THE PAGAN ORIGIN OF ROSARY BEADS

 PAGAN PRAYER BEADS AND PAGAN ROSARY BEADS

THE PAGAN ORIGIN OF ROSARY BEADS

PRAYER BEADS – OR – ROSARY BEADS  

Rosary beads come in all shapes, colors, sizes and 
quality. Some rosaries are strung with pearl, crystal, 
wood and even plastic. But where did the ritual of 
the rosary come from? And what, exactly, is the 
significance of rosary beads? 

The rosary in simplest terms is said to be a tool 
used to aid prayer and meditation. The beads of a 
rosary count the prayers as they are recited out loud 
or in the mind. The user relies on the rosary beads 
to keep track of how many times you’ve said a 
particular prayer.

“Most commonly recognized in the United States 
as a symbol of Catholicism, other religions including
Buddhism, Hinduism, Paganism and Islam employ 
rosary beads as well.”
-The Meaning of Rosary Beads
What Do Rosary Beads Symbolize?
By Jessica Ciosek

“Prayer beads, or prayer rosaries, are really 
another form of the “witch’s ladder,” a knotted 
rope or cord used to count repetitions during 
a spell or ritual. Praying with beads is a spiritual
practice with a long history in most of the world’s
religions.”
-Sacred Mists Shoppe
Janet Farrar & Gavin Bone 

“prayer beads originated with the Hindu faith. 
Using beads for devotions dates to the 8th century BC 
in the cult of Shiva. In India sandstone sculptures,
statues ca 185 BC, show Hindus with prayer beads. 
The names of Hindu gods and prayers are repeated 
on stringed beads, called mala, separated by larger 
or different colored beads.” 
-A HISTORY OF PRAYING ON BEADS 
  Patricia A. Dilley

“Hindu converts kept their traditional use of 
prayer beads. Buddhist monks always carry a strand 
of prayer beads, or rosary, usually of 108 beads.” 
-A HISTORY OF PRAYING ON BEADS 
  Patricia A. Dilley

Prayer beads are used by : Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, 
and Catholics among others.

“Often, when religions sought converts, 
they allowed them to retain some of their 
pagan ways: ceremonial garb, heathen rituals 
and traditions; in order to add to their numbers. 
This led to spiritual pollution.”
-A HISTORY OF PRAYING ON BEADS 
  Patricia A. Dilley 

“Before the 12th century, rosaries were used for 
talismans (amulet or occult charms). Rosaries and 
prayer beads were intended by the catholic church
hierarchy, for use by the ignorant.”
-A HISTORY OF PRAYING ON BEADS 
  Patricia A. Dilley 

“Pagans had used prayer beads even before the 
8th century before CHRIST, and they still use 
them today.”
-A HISTORY OF PRAYING ON BEADS 
  Patricia A. Dilley  

The Bible warns us against use of prayer beads – 
Matthew 6:7 says – “But when ye pray, use not vain
repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that 
they shall be heard for their much speaking.

“And when you pray, do not…repeat the same 
words over and over as the Gentiles (pagans) do, 
for they think they will be heard for their much 
speaking.”
(Matthew 6:7)(AMP)-BibleGateway 

“But when praying, do not say the same things 
over and over again,  just as the people of the 
nations do, for they imagine they will get a 
hearing for their use of many words.”
(Matthew 6:7)(NWT)

Get Out of Her – My People !

GET OUT OF HER MY PEOPLE

 

GET OUT OF HER MY PEOPLE !!!

WHAT IS THAT SUPPOSED TO MEAN ?

WHO IS SHE ? 

“…….Babylon The Great…….
‘Come away from her, my people.
Do not take part in her sins,
or you will be punished with her.
For her sins are piled as high as
heaven, and God is ready to judge 
her for her evil deeds.’ “
(Revelation 18:1,4)(NASB)-
BibleGateway

COME AWAY FROM HER.

WHO IS SHE ?

WHO IS THIS “BABYLON THE GREAT”?

BIBLE BOOK OF REVELATION

The highly symbolic book of Revelation, 
like so many other prophesies in the Bible, 
is filled with many puzzles pieces.  

By taking each piece of the puzzle and 
placing them together, we get an entire picture;
that will be easy to recognize.

Are you ready to build the puzzle?

Who is the Female Prostitute ?

Who is the female prostitute that we are told
to run away from – to flee from – to get out of ?

GET 1

IS SHE THE ACTUAL CITY OF BABYLON?

NO – FOR THAT CITY DID NOT EXIST
AT THE TIME WHEN JOHN WROTE 
THE BOOK OF REVELATION.

Literal Babylon was no longer a great city 
when Revelation was written at the end of 
the first centry C.E. .

ANCIENT BABYLON THEN 
Ancient Babylon

“The city (of Babylon) was taken by
the Persians under Cyrus the Great
in 539 B.C. .  Later Alexander the Great 
planned to make Babylon the capital of
his eastern empire, but after his death 
Babylon gradually lost importance.”
–The Encyclopedia Americana 
(New York; 1956),    Vol III, p.7

“Although the Persian Kings made Babylon 
their residence, nothing was done for the restoration
of the city;  and Alexander the Great, who, on his 
entrance, in 331 B.C., had promised the inhabitants
to rebuild the ruined temple, was unable even to 
clear away the rubbish, although he employed 
10,000 workmen for two months.  After his death
Babylon went rapidly to decay.”
— The New Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia
    (New York; 1950), Vol. 3, pg. 872)


So who is – “Babylon The Great” ?

Could she be the world’s people?

FALSE RELIGION RIDES THE POLITICAL WILD BEAST

No,  because the nations were said to be made
drunk with the wine of her fornication.

“…..and the inhabitants of the earth
were intoxicated with the wine of her adulteries.”
(Revelation 17:2)(NIV)-BibleGateway

Could she be the political element ?

FALSE RELGION FORNICATED WITH THE KINGS

No,  for the scriptures say that she committed
adultery with the kings of the earth.

“With her the kings of the earth
committed adultery…….”
(Revelation 17:2)(NIV)-BibleGateway

HITLER SHAKES HANDS WITH CATHOLIC PRIESTS

In fact, she rides the back 
of the political wild beast.

WHORE RIDES THE BEAST

“I will explain to you the mystery of the woman 
and of the beast she rides”
(Revelation 17:7)

Could she be 
the merchants of the earth?

MERCHANTS BECAME RICH DUE TO RELIGION AND HER HOLIDAYS

No,  because the Bible says that the merchants
were made rich because of her shameless luxuries.

Think of the money that is made by merchants
around the world – due to religious events,
and religious holidays, like Easter, Christmas,
Halloween, Communions, Weddings, Christenings,
Baptisms, Birthdays, and the list goes on.

Think of the money that is spent by chuches
in order to impress people.  The marble, and 
precious stones, gilded art, gold finishings, 
copper urns, and very expensive garbs, mitres,
robes, vestments, tonsures, chalices, altars,
gables, and even the buildings themselves.

Think of the money that is spent for a Church
Wedding, or a church baptism.  Think of the
oils, and fabrics used in church services, and
the list  goes on.

“The merchants who sold these things 
and gained their wealth from her…..”
(Revelation 18:15)(NIV)-BibleGateway

SO WHAT IS LEFT ?

RELIGION.

THE WEALTH OF THE RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD

How can we be sure that this harlot –
is  relgion ???

That’s where the smaller pieces of the puzzle
fit in.

Where do brides and bridegrooms usually take 
their wedding vows?

Inside of religious institutions !!!

WEDDING VOWS ARE TAKEN IN RELIGIOUS CHURCHES

“Babylon the Great” is said to have had
the bride and the bridegroom inside of her.

“The voice of bridegroom and bride
       will never be heard in you (her)  again.”
(Revelation 18:23)(NIV)-BibleGateway

WHAT OTHER CLUES DO WE HAVE ?

“Babylon the Great” – 
indeed –  amassed Much wealth –

“The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet,
and was glittering with gold,
precious stones and pearls.”
(Revelation 17:3)(NIV)-BibleGateway


Has religion amassed such wealth ???

Pope John XXIII

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


One has only to look at the buildings erected
in the name of religion –
Also looking at the religious leaders themselves.

John XXIII Pontifex Maximus
John XXIII Pontifex Maximus
Maryknoll Fathers, Maryknoll, N.Y.

And how did these institutions amass this wealth?

Holy Wars, Holy Crusades, Holy Inquisitions, torture,
trickery, murder,plunder, raping, pillaging,
forgery, false promises, stealing, selling of indulgences, 
colloboration with rulers and governments, politics,
selling way into heaven, simony, illegal means, etc.

WHY IS SHE CALLED
“BABYLON THE GREAT”?

Evidently there was something in ancient Babylon
that would be a very strong identifying mark of
this harlot.

Her religion.

According to Genesis 10:8-10,
Nimrod established a kingdom for himself in Babylon.
Apart from the fact that it was a political kingdom,
it also became a powerful pagan religious centre
from where idolatry spread across the world.


“Advantageous as was Babylon’s geographical 
position, other factors helped to make her a 
dominant city for a long period.  Throughout the 
whole history of Mesopotamia (Babylon)….religion 
has played an important part in giving prestige 
and power to a city…”
–The Encyclopedia Britannica 
  (Chicago; 1946)
    Vol. 2, pg. 841

Babylon was the home of Nimrod –
the first opposer of Jehovah God.

“He was a mighty hunter
before(against)Jehovah:
wherefore it is said,
Like Nimrod a mighty hunter
before(against)Jehovah.”
(Genesis 10:9)(ASV)-BibleGateway

It was under the direction of Nimrod that false religion
got its start.  Before that time, all people on the earth
were worshippers of the Omnipotent Creator; Jehovah God.

Historians such as Wilkinson and Mallett
have proven conclusively from ancient documents
that at one time all the peoples of the earth
believed in ONE GOD, supreme, eternal, invisible, holy.

“The researches of modern writers….. uniformly regard
Babylon… as the cradle of the ancient Paganism.”
–The Worship of the Dead (London; 1904),
   Colonel J. Garnier,  pg. 8

Evidently then, “Babylon The Great” would be the
entire religious empire that rejects JEHOVAH God.

Yes, any religion that worships anything or anyone
other than Jehovah God – Is part of “Babylon the Great”.

WHAT RELIGIOUS FEATURES OF ANCIENT BABYLON
ARE FOUND IN MODERN-DAY ‘BABYLON THE GREAT’?

Unlike early Christianity, where all followers of Christ
were to be ministers of the faith – Ancient Babylon
had a Clergy/Laity distinction.

ALL FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST WERE REQUIRED TO BE PREACHERS

“The distinction between priest and layman
is characteristic of this (Babylonian) religion.”
–The Encyclopedia Britannica (Chicago; 1946),
     Vol. 2  pg. 861

All of Jesus’ Followers were required to preach –
even the women.  (Matthew 24:14) (Matthew 28:19)

Unlike early Christianity, where Christ and his followers
refused political involvement – Ancient Babylon’s 
religious element were deeply involved in politics..

So too, Apostate Christendom is deeply involved
in the world’s political affairs.  Like a whore who
has prostituted herself to the Political wild beast,
Babylon The Great is pictured as riding the back 
of the political beast.  How unlike Christ and his Apostles,
and the early Christians who refused political involvement.

LEADERS OF CHRISTENDOM SUPPORTED HITLER 

Apostate Christendom like ancient Babylon
prostitutes herself with the kings of the earth.

HITLER AND BISHOPS AND POPES

“Church and State (in ancient Babylon) were so 
inextricably mingled that while the State has to be
regarded as a theocracy, the Church must in part
at least be judged as a political institution 
and the state religion as a politcal instrument.”
–The Sumerians (Oxford; 1929), C. Leonard Woolley,
    pg. 129

THE RELIGIOUS WHORE RIDES THE BACK OF THE POLITICAL WILD BEAST

The religious Whore rides the Back
of the Political Wild Beast

Unlike early Christianity, where hope for the dead was
in a resurrection – Ancient Babylonian religion taught
a belief in an immortal soul that lived on – after death.

“After death the souls of men were supposed to 
continue in existence…..”(Beliefs of Ancient Babylon)”
–The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
   (Grand Rapids, Mich.; 1960), Vol. I, pg.373

Unlike early Christianity, which needed no images or 
visual aids – Ancient Babylon was noted for its use of 
images in its worship.

“Babylon….is a land of graven images.”
(Jeremiah 50:35,38)

“Once I saw the silver image, larger than life, 
of the Virgin Mary laden with rings, precious stones,
gold and silver as votive offerings, being carried by
fourteen men on a litterl out through the portal
of the Syracuse Cathedral.  It seemed to flat high
over the heads of the teeming throng as it was 
brought forth, to the accompaniment of ecstatic 
music and the crowd’s stormy prayers, into the 
Gardens of the Stone-cutters.  A procession of 
Marduk, I think, must have looked the same 
when the god was carried in triumph out of 
E-sagila, perhaps through the peribolos and 
along the great Procession Street [of Babylon].”
–Archaeologist Robert Koldewey, l
           Leader in excavation  
   of the ruins of Babylon  (1898-1917),
  as quoted in “Gods, Graves, and Scholars”
  (New York 1954), C.W. Ceram,  pp. 296,297


THE TRINITY WAS A MAJOR FEATURE
OF ANCIENT BABYLONIAN WORSHIP

The trinity got its start with Nimrod – 
Tammuz – and Semiramis.
Semiramis demanded worship for both 
her husband and her son as well as herself.  
She claimed that her son, was both the father 
and the son.  Yes, he was “god the father” 
and “god the son” – The first divine 
incomprehensible trinity.

Semiramis introduced something that was
completely new and foreign to the people –  
the worship of the father (Nimrod), the son (Ninus), 
and the Holy Spirit (the womb of Semiramis).  
Semiramis replaced the emperorship of Nimrod 
with this new Trinitarian religion.  She indoctrinated 
her “divine son” into this religion, teaching him
the Babylonian mystery of the three-gods-in-one.  
The ones she indoctrinated became her priests, 
thus creating the first clergy class. Semiramis set 
up her son as the first Pontifex Maximus, 
or Shepherd King, and this person is known 
today as the Pope.”
–The Two Babylons ; 
  Alexander Hislop; p.51

2 Th 2:3 
Let no man deceive you by any means:
 for that day shall not come, except there 
come  a falling away first, and that man 
of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
2 Th 2:4  Who opposeth and exalteth 
himself above all that is called God, 
or that is worshipped;  so that he as 
God sitteth in the temple of God,
 showing himself that he is God.

Yes, Ancient Babylon was noted for its
“HOLY TRINITY” – The very  first time in 
human history that a trinity god was worshipped.  
And from there it spread around the earth.

All pagan religions have their trinity gods.
Even apostate Christendom requires 
worship of the Trinity as a requirement 
for membership in the World Council
of Churches.

“The Trinity is a corruption 
borrowed from the heathen religions,
and engrafted on the Christian faith.”
– (A Dictionary of Religious Knowledge. 
Lyman Abbott; 1875.
section on ‘Trinity’ p944)

“…..conception of the divine trinity . . .
can be found in all the ancient 
[pagan] religions.”
(Dictionnaire Lachatre)

TORMENT AFTER DEATH
WAS A MAJOR BELIEF 
IN ANCIENT BABYLON

Unlike Early Christianity; which believed
in the resurrection and  in eternal life 
on a paradise earth, as the supreme reward 
(Mat.5:5) – and everalsting destruction
as the final punishment(Mat.7:13,14) – 
Ancient Babylon’s religion espoused a place
 of eternal torment.

Ancient Babylon’s religion believed 
in  a place  of eternal torment.

In ancient Babylon “the nether world…is pictured
as a place full of horrors, and is presided over by
gods and demons of great strength and fierceness.”
–The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria; 
        Boston, 1898
   Morris Jastrow Jr., p.581


ANOTHER CLUE

“Babylon the Great” is held responsible 
for all the blood that has been spilled 
upon the earth.

“In her was found the blood of prophets
 and of the saints,  and of all who have
been killed on the earth.”
(Revelation 18:24)(NIV)-BibleGateway

Looking at the history of both pagandom
and apostate Christendom, t he blood guilt 
is tremendous.  All the wars and atrocities 
done in the name of religion have filled 
many a history book.

Apostate Christendom holds a tremendous 
blood-guilt,from the days of the Holy Roman 
Empire – down till this very day.  The leaders
of Apostate Christendom have prostituted 
themselves to the Kings of the Earth,
by becoming involved in its bloody wars, 
and in its politics, something that neither 
Christ nor his Apostles ever did – nor ever 
would.

The Holy Crusades, the Holy Inquisitions, 
the Massacre of entire nations such as the 
Albigenses, the Waldenses,the Lollards,
and Cathars – were all done in the name of
Christ – by Apostate Christendom and her 
leaders.

Torture, pillaging, murdering, and rape 
were all committed in the name of Christ
by apostate Christendom.

Ethnic murder and mass genocides were
commited with full consent and aid by 
apostate Christendom during the Jewish 
and Serbian Holocaust, and in 1994 in 
Rwanda, and numerous other countries.

Lynchings, mob violence, and evil deeds 
have been done in the  name of Christ for
many centuries by apostate Christendom.

“The church was responsible for persecuting 
Jews,  for the Inquisition, for slaughtering 
heretics by the thousand, for reintroducing 
torture into Europe as part of the judicial 
process. . . .Popes appointed and sacked 
even emperors, and demanded that they 
impose Christianity on their subjects 
under the threat of torture and death. .. 
The cost to the Gospel message was 
horrendous.  It comes as a shock to 
discover that, at a stroke, a pope killed 
far more Christians than (pagan) Diocletian. . 
[Pope Innocent] had no qualms about using 
Christ’s name to do everything that Christ 
objected to.”
—The Dark Side of the Papacy 
      by (Peter De Rosa)

Both Pagandom and Apostate Christendom
 – will be held accountable by God. 
 Neither one nor the other, will escape
 his wrath for what they have done to mankind.
They will receive their due reward for alienating
mankind from Jehovah God.

As a composite group – called “Babylon the Great”,
she will receive the reward due for her evil deeds.


“…Babylon the Great,
which made all the nations drink
the maddening wine of her adulteries.”
(Revelation 14:8)(NIV)-BibleGateway


“…..God remembered Babylon the Great
and gave her the cup filled
with the wine of the fury of his wrath.”
(Revelation 16:19)(NIV)-BibleGateway

The religious whore will be destroyed
by the Political Wild Beast
that she has been fornicating with.

The Kings of the Earth
Will turn upon 
their religious paramour

BABYLON BLUE HARLOT ATTACKED 77

The Kings of the Earth
Will turn upon 
their religious paramour

“Come, I will show you the punishment 
of the great prostitute,  who sits on many 
waters. With her the kings of the earth 
committed adultery and the inhabitants 
of the earth were intoxicated with the wine
of her adulteries.  Then the angel carried 
me away in the Spirit into a desert.
There I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet 
beast…..The woman was dressed in 
purple and scarlet, and was glittering 
with gold, precious stones and pearls.
She held a golden cup in her hand, 
filled with abominable things 
and the filth of her adulteries.
This title was written on her forehead – 
A MYSTERY – BABYLON THE GREAT 
THE MOTHER OF PROSTITUTES 
AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF 
THE EARTH.  I saw that the woman 
was drunk with the blood of the saints, 
the blood of those who bore testimony
to Jesus.  When I saw her, I was greatly
astonished.   Then the angel said to me:
“Why are you astonished? 
I will explain to you the mystery of the 
woman and of the beast she rides
Then the angel said to me,  
“The waters you saw,  where the prostitute 
sits,  are peoples, multitudes, nations 
and languages.  The beast and the ten 
horns you saw – will hate the prostitute. 
They will bring her to ruin and leave her naked;
 they will eat her flesh and burn her with fire.
For God has put it into their hearts
to accomplish his purpose 
by agreeing to give the beast their power 
to rule, until God’s words are fulfilled. 
The woman you saw is the great city 
that rules over the kings of the earth.”
(Revelation 17:1-18)(NIV)-BibleGateway


“Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!
She has become a home for demons 
and a haunt for every evil spirit….
For all the nations have drunk the 
maddening wine of her adulteries.
The kings of the earth committed 
adultery with her, and the merchants 
of the earth   grew rich from her 
excessive luxuries.  Then I heard 
another voice from heaven say:
“Come out of her, my people, 
so that you will not share in her sins,
so that you will not receive any of 
her plagues; for her sins are piled 
up to heaven, and God has r
emembered her crimes.
Give back to her as she has given; 
pay her back double for what she has done.
Mix her a double portion from her own cup.
Give her as much torture and grief 
as the glory and luxury she gave herself.
Therefore in one day her plagues will 
overtake her:  death, mourning and famine. 
She will be consumed by fire,
for mighty is the Lord God who judges her.
When the kings of the earth  who 
committed adultery with her and 
shared her luxury see the smoke 
of her burning, they will weep and 
mourn over her. Terrified at her torment,
 they will stand far off and cry:
 ” ‘Woe! Woe, O great city, O Babylon, 
city of power!    In one hour your doom 
has come!’   The merchants of the earth 
will weep and mourn over her because 
no one buys their cargoes any more– 
cargoes of gold, silver, precious stones
and pearls; fine linen, purple, silk and
scarlet cloth; every sort of citron wood,
and articles of every kind made of ivory,  
costly wood, bronze, iron and marble;
cargoes of cinnamon and spice, 
of incense, myrrh and frankincense, 
of wine and olive oil,  of fine flour and 
wheat; cattle and sheep;horses and 
carriages;  and bodies and souls of men.
They will say, ‘The fruit you longed for 
is gone from you.   All your riches and 
splendor have vanished, never to be recovered.’ 
The merchants who sold these things 
and gained their wealth from her 
will stand far off, terrified at her torment. T
hey will weep and mourn  and cry out:    
‘Woe! Woe, O great city,  dressed in fine linen, 
purple and scarlet, and glittering with gold, 
precious stones and pearls!
In one hour such great wealth 
has been brought to ruin!’
Every sea captain, and all who travel
by ship,  the sailors, and all who earn
their living from the sea, will stand far off.  
When they see the smoke of her burning, 
they will exclaim, ‘Was there ever a city 
like this great city?’  They will throw dust 
on their heads, and with weeping and 
mourning cry out:  ‘Woe! Woe, O great city,
where all who had ships on the sea
 became rich through her wealth!
In one hour she has been brought to ruin!
Rejoice over her, O heaven! 
 Rejoice, saints and apostles and prophets!
God has judged her for the way she treated you.’ 
Then a mighty angel picked up a boulder
the size of a large millstone and threw it 
into the sea, and said:  “With such violence
the great city of Babylon will be thrown down,
 never to be found again.  The music of
harpists and musicians,  flute players and
trumpeters, will never be heard in you again.  
No workman of any trade will ever be found
in you again.  The sound of a millstone 
will never be heard in you again.  
The light of a lamp will never shine in you again.
The voice of bridegroom and bride 
will never be heard in you again.
Your merchants were the world’s great men.
By your magic spell all the nations 
were led astray.  In her was found 
the blood of prophets and of the saints,
and of all who have been killed on the earth.”
(Revelation 18:1-24)(NIV)-BibleGateway

Babylon – The First Human Rebellion

Babylon – The First Human Rebellion
Against Jehovah God
BABYLON NIMROD REBELS JEHOVAH

Ancient Babylon was built by Nimrod – the very first 
human to rebel against Jehovah God.  The religion 
and worship that was established in Ancient Babylon 
spread to every part of the earth.  Even today, we 
can see the tentacles of Babylon’s False worship in  
the varied religions of the world – even in Christendom.

That is why False religion today is called “Babylon The Great” 

Nimrod and ancient Babylon are gone – but the apostate
religion that was started there – still lives on.

“The wine of old Babylon’s fornication was a debauching
system of idol worship and carnal self-exaltation, over
and against the revelations and institutes of Jehovah. 
We find it (the teachings of Ancient Babylon) to this day
among all the nations of the earth, affecting and
controlling their thinking, their policies, their faith,
and their worship. Two-thirds of the population of the 
earth – at this hour – are Pagan idolaters, 
drivelling under the same old intoxication which came 
forth from Nimrod and Babylon.”
– THE WINE OF OLD BABYLON 
Excerpt from ‘The Apocalypse’ by J. A. Seiss 

“In ancient days Satan seemed to make Babylon 
the capital of his evil operation.  From this 
headquarters was started false religion.”
-(Revelation Illustrated and Made Plain p. 224).

Nimrod Opposes Jehovah

NIMROD HATED JEHOVAH GOD

Nimrod Opposes Jehovah

“Nimrod was a great grandson of Noah. 
Nimrod became a “mighty tyrant in the face of Jehovah.” 
Much of the Babylonian worship was carried on through 
mysterious symbols – thus the “Mystery” religion. 
This system of idolatry spread from Babylon to the
nations, for it was from this location that men were 
scattered over the face of the earth (Gen. 11:9). 
As they went from Babylon, they took their occult 
worship and its various mystery symbols with them.”
–Babylon – Source of False Religion 
“Babylon, Mystery Religion” by Ralph Woodrow

“Shinar is the land where Nimrod built his five cities, 
of which Babylon was the capital. Babylon continued to be 
the seat of pagan hate for Jehovah from Nimrod onward.”
– Prophecy–Babylon
The Woman in the Ephah
by Steve Van Nattan

“Nimrod, who began to prevail in wickedness, 
for he shed innocent blood, and rebelled 
against Jehovah.”
–The Companion Bible
  E.W. Bullinger;(Appendix 28, pg. 29) 

“As the people increased in number, 
the Way of Jehovah was corrupted 
and a principal figure in those days was Nimrod, 
the grandson of Ham described as a mighty hunter 
before Jehovah. The word ‘before’ used in this 
sense means, ‘totally antagonistic to Jehovah.”
-The Ensign Trust
VOLUME I No.2 – JUNE 1999
‘NARROW IS THE WAY’
By Harry Lancaster 

Satan Rewards Nimrod and Semiramis

Nimrod was the first human to openly defy and oppose
Jehovah God.  It appears that Satan has rewarded Nimrod
for this – by spreading his self-exhaltation around
the world.  Most gods of many countries were fashioned
after Nimrod, and most goddesses of the world were 
fashioned after his wife/mother – Semiramis.

“Thus from Babylon emerged the entire complex of 
human “religion”.  the various gods and goddesses 
of Rome, Greece, India, Egypt, and other nations 
can be identified with corresponding gods from Babel.”
–Babylon – Source of False Religion 
“Babylon, Mystery Religion” by Ralph Woodrow
 
“In his deified form, Nimrod the Sun god is known as Baal. 
Mythology reveals the fact that the god Baal, and the 
goddess, the queen of heaven, were universally worshiped 
under various names and titles. History confirms, that 
Nimrod, and his wife, Semiramis, were the prototypes for
all gods and goddesses that permeated all subsequent 
cultures and societies.” 
–World Religions
  by David Terrell
 
“Semiramis, in particular was the model and original 
of every goddess and female cult figure in the ancient
and modern worlds.”
–SEMIRAMIS, QUEEN OF BABYLON
by Bryce Self 

Even Christendom has been duped by Satan, into honoring
and worshipping Nimrod and Semiramis – at Christmas and
also Easter.

“Not only has the original Babylonian religious system 
served as the source of all the world’s non-Christian religions, 
hut it has also infiltrated and corrupted 
Christendom to an alarming degree.”
–Babylon – Source of False Religion 
“Babylon, Mystery Religion” by Ralph Woodrow

Ancient Babylon  &  “Babylon The Great”
Both – Reject Jehovah God

The fact remains that just as Nimrod and Ancient Babylon
rejected Jehovah God – so too, today, all of Christendom and
the pagan world – also Reject Jehovah God in one way or another.

“Nimrod, who built Babel or Babylon, — lead a rebellion 
against Jehovah-God and instituted a pagan worship system 
that rejected the Lord God Jehovah.”
— The Book; THE HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN 
The Nimrod – Druid Connection
Pastor David L. Brown, Ph.D.
© September 1998

“His name is Nimrod, It means ‘the rebel,’
and is evidently meant to designate the nature 
of the man. He was the first specimen of giant 
tyranny after the flood.  His Defiance of Jehovah
was perpetrated in wickedness and ambition under 
the very eye of Jehovah. Nimrod’s assumptions were
religious as well as political. His awful greatness  was 
of ambitious rebellion, apostasy and defiance of Jehovah. 
And as it was Babel that was the beginning of his empire, 
so is ‘Babylon the great’ its consummation and close.”
-Nimrod
by Horatius Bonar
1808-1889

“The Trinity” is based upon Nimrod
and Ancient Babylonian Worship

“Nimrod of Ancient Babylon became both the husband 
and son of Semiramis, and was worshiped as – both 
god the father – and god the incarnate son. 
In the Bible, Nimrod was called Tammuz and Molech. 
He was worshiped in Babylon as El-Bar, meaning 
“god the son.” In Assyria, Nimrod was called Baal, 
Bal or Belus meaning “lord.”
–The Two Babylons ; Alexander Hislop
Louizeaus Brothers; Neptune, N.J.

“History reveals that the trinity concept is a pagan 
invention and belief found in many ancient countries. 
The worship of the trinity traces back to the worship
of Nimrod,  Semiramis, and Tammuz (of ancient Babylon)
soon after the Flood!”
-Forerunner Commentary
“Trinity” by John W. Ritenbaugh
under – The Nature of God – Elohim

The World Joins Babylon
in Rejecting Jehovah

How ?

Mankind in general has gone through great lengths
to eliminate any mention of Jehovah from the earth.
Bible translators have removed Jehovah’s Name 
almost seven thousand times (7,000) and have replaced 
it with the “generic” title of Lord.  

The world is busy worshipping nature gods and goddesses,
a myriiad of Nameless Lords or elevating Jesus and worshipping
him in place of Jehovah God.

Little does the world realize that when Jehovah becomes active
and sends his son back to the earth – There will be great anger
on the Part of Jehovah – against all those who have ignored him,
rejected him, refsed to acknowledge him, or just plain out defied
Him.

Removing Jehovah’s Name
From the Bible

“Why was God’s name Jehovah in the 1901 version 
but not in this version! Many translations are guilty 
for taking out God’s name in the Old Testament 7000 times! 
What a lame excuse for removing Jehovah’s illustrious 
name from this psalm to his praise!”
–Review of NIV Thinline Bible 
  Amazon.com;  Reviewer: Neburo 

“The ASV (American Standard Version) 
has “Jehovah”  in it about 6,823 times, 
just like the original Hebrew, 
but the NASB removed it every time. “
-Jason Beduhn 
 Northern Arizona University 
 Department of Humanities Arts and Religion

“…the distinctive Hebrew name for God – 
usually transliterated Jehovah, is in this translation 
represented by “LORD.” 
– Today’s English Version (preface)

“The substitution of the word “Lord” is most unhappy; 
for…it in NO WAY represents the meaning of the
sacred name (Jehovah)…”
– The 1872 edition of Smith’s Bible Dictionary 

“The next most common Divine name in the Bible is Jehovah.
In your KJV Bible, Jehovah appears in small capital letters, as “LORD”.  
–What is God’s Name?
by Garner Ted Armstrong

“In this translation we have followed the 
orthodox Jewish tradition and substituted ‘the Lord’
for the name ‘Yahweh’ (Jehovah), and we have
substituted the phrase  ‘the Lord God’ for the 
phrase ‘the Lord Yahweh’ (Jehovah). In all cases 
where ‘Lord’ or ‘God’ represents an original 
‘Yahweh’ (Jehovah) all capitals are employed.
for “LORD” “
—  Preface – 1935 Bible ;
J. M. Powis Smith and Edgar J. Goodspeed

“the early translators generally substituted “LORD”
(for the divine name of God, Jehovah).  The Potestant 
Reformers preferred Jehovah, which first appeared as
Iehouah in A.D. 1530 in Tyndale’s translation of the 
Pentateuch (Exodus 6.3), from which it passed into other 
Protestant Bibles.”
-Introduction to the Old Testament 
   of the New English Bible
     by Sir Godfrey Driver

“Jehovah occurs more frequently than any other
Divine name.  It is found in the Old Testament
more than 6000 times.  The Word “LORD” is 
usually substituted
  for Jehovah
 in reading.”
– The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII
 1910 by Robert Appleton Company
Nihil Obstat, October 1, 1910. 
Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor Imprimatur. 
+John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York

“every time that the expression “the LORD’s angel” 
recurs, we know that the term LORD represents JEHOVA.” 
-R.B.Girdlestone, 
Synonyms of the Old Testament, 1897, p.43.
 
“In the New Testament, likewise, KURIOS (LORD),
when used as a name of God…most usually corresponds
to YHWH Jehovah, and in this sense is applied.”
– A Greek and English Lexicon 
to the New Testament, by J. Parkhurst, 
revised ed. of 1845, p. 347

 
“between the periods 70-135 C.E., 
the tetragrammaton (Jehovah) was replaced 
by Kyrios (The LORD).”
-G. D. Kilpatrick 
Etudes de Papyrologie Tome Neuvieme
pg. 221

“the divine name (Jehovah) was originally written 
in the New Testament quotations of and allusions
to the Old Testament, but in the course of time it
was replaced by surrogates (like Lord or God)”. 
– New Testament Abstracts, March 1977, p. 306.

Jehovah Reveals Himself
Through His Name

“One thing we must keep in mind is that Scripture 
is the revelation of God to man. As such, the ultimate 
authority and control of these names as they are used, 
is God’s.  God places incomparable significance on His 
own name.  Jehovah (YHWH) is used 6824 times in the 
Old Testament as God’s name.  He says -‘This is My name 
forever, and this is My memorial-name to all generations.’ 
Some people have had problems with the use of Yahweh
(or Jehovah) as God’s name. (But these people should
realize that) – The idea of a progressive unfolding of God’s 
character through His NAME is overwhelmingly apparent
in Moses’ writings.”
–Old Testament Understanding of the Names for God
   by Mary Barnum

“I am Jehovah, that is my name;
and my glory will I not give to another,
neither my praise unto graven images.”
(Isaiah 42:8) (ASV) -BibleGateway

“I am Jehovah,
and there is none else;
besides me there is no God.”
(Isaiah 45:5) (ASV) -BibleGateway

“Jehovah, the God of your fathers…
this is my name forever,
and this is my memorial unto all generations.”
(Exodus 3:15)(ASV)-BibleGateway

“…The Sacred Name Yahovah was revealed to man
by Yahovah Himself and is not a man-given name” 
-(see II Apol., 10, 13; Trypho, 126, 127).

“Much is lost in Bible reading 
if we forget to look beyond 
the substitute word [Lord or God]
to the personal, intimate name of God himself. 
By telling his people his name, God intended
to reveal to them his inmost character.”
-Eerdmans’ Handbook to the Bible, page 157.
 J. A. Motyer, principal of Trinity College, England

Warnings From Jehovah

PRIESTS WARNED BY JEHOVAH

Jehovah gives a warning to all those who refuse to give glory
to his name.  Jehovah makes it clear that he will not tolerate
forvever – being ignored or having His Name ignored.

“And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you. 
If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, 
to give glory unto my name, saith Jehovah of hosts, 
then will I send the curse upon you, and I will curse 
your blessings.”
(Malachi 2:1,2)(ASV)-BibleGateway

“You had better take seriously 
the need to HONOR MY NAME. 
Otherwise, when you give a blessing, I
will turn it into a curse.”
(Malachi 2:2)(CEV)-BibleGateway

“A son honoreth his father, and a servant his master:
if then I am a father, where is mine honor? 
and if I am a master, where is my fear? 
saith Jehovah of hosts unto you, 
O priests, that despise my name.”
(Malachi 1:6)(ASV)-BibleGateway

“And now, this word is for you, O religious leaders. 
If you do not listen, and if you do not set your heart 
to honor My name….then I will send the curse on you.”
(Malachi 1:1,2)(NLV)-BibleGateway

Spiritual Adultery Against Jehovah

Spiritual “Adultery”

Whenever a worshipper of Jehovah God, forsakes 
him, in favor of another god or gods – The Bible
speaks of this as committing Spiritual Fornication
or Spiritual Adultery.  In the Book of Revelation –
the Apostate Church is called a Whore or Prostitute
and is referred to as a woman called, “Babylon The Great”.

“You adulterous people, don’t you know that
friendship with the world is hatred toward God? 
Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world 
becomes an enemy of God.” 
(James 4:4)(NIV)-BibleGateway

“In the Old Testament, Israel is pictured as the 
wife of Jehovah. Any involvement with other gods 
is viewed as spiritual adultery.”
(cf. Isa. 54:5;Ezek. 16:6-29; 23:1-49; Hos. 9:1).”
-The Danger of Friendship with the World;
 by Gil Rugh, Senior Pastor 
Indian Hills Community Church; Lincoln, NE

Christianity has jumped in bed with paganism!”
-The Surprising Origin of CHRISTMAS! 
 William F. Dankenbring and John D. Keyser

“The wicked apostate Church fornicated spiritually
with the heathen, pagan religions of the world, “
-The Surprising Origin of CHRISTMAS! 
 William F. Dankenbring and John D. Keyser

“…the whoredoms of all perverted Christian 
religionists are still in essence the same old harlotry 
which first found place and embodiment on the banks of 
the Euphrates. It is the same old Babylon, and her harlot
daughters, bearing rule or kingdom upon the dominions of
the earth, and intoxicating the inhabitants thereof 
out of the wine of her fornication. True religion and 
an uncorrupted Church have never suited the 
representatives of power, or pleased them long.”
– THE WINE OF OLD BABYLON 
Excerpt from ‘The Apocalypse’ by J. A. Seiss
 
“The wine of old Babylon’s fornication was a debauching
system of idol worship and carnal self-exaltation, over
and against the revelations and institutes of Jehovah. 
It was already bottled and labelled before the first 
dispersion (Confusion of Tongues at the Tower of Babel). 
It went with that dispersion into every country and nation 
under heaven. As a matter of fact, we find it to this day
among all the nations of the earth, affecting and controlling 
their thinking, their policies, their faith, and their worship. 
Not less than two-thirds of the population of the earth 
at this hour are Pagan idolaters, drivelling under the same
old intoxication which came forth from Nimrod and Babylon.”
– THE WINE OF OLD BABYLON 
Excerpt from ‘The Apocalypse’ by J. A. Seiss
 

“When the early church departed from God 
and imbibed pagan errors, she became Babylon..”
– the International Sabbath School Quarterly, 
    Feb. 29, 1896

“It was by departure from the LORD, 
and alliance with the heathen 
that the…church became a HARLOT.” 
– The Great Controversy,  page 382.

In 1851, James White wrote 
‘The woman, which is the great city, called Babylon, 
symbolizes the fallen apostate churches’…. “

 

“Mystery Babylon is the spiritual representation 
of the literal Babylon.”
– Prophecy–Babylon
The Woman in the Ephah
by Steve Van Nattan 

Jesus used his father’s name –
 and told us to do the same.

In prayer to his father, Jesus said:–

“Our Father in the heavens,
let your name be sanctified.”
(Matthew 6:9) –  BibleGateway

Again Jesus Prayed to Jehovah —

“O righteous Father, 
even though the world does not know you,
I know you, and these know that you have sent me.
I made known to them YOUR NAME
and I will continue to make it known…
“I have manifested Your name
to the men whom You gave Me out of the world.”
(John 17:25,26,6)(ESV)-BibleGateway

“I will praise thy name for ever and ever..
Great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised;
And his greatness is unsearchable.”
(Psalm 145:2,3)(ASV)-BibleGateway

“That men may know that thou,
whose name alone is JEHOVAH,
art the most high over all the earth.”
(Psalm 83:18) (King James Version) -BibleGateway

Evidently the utmost importance to Jesus 
was the sactifying or honoring of God’s Name.
That is why he put it as the first topic in
his Model Prayer. How sad that Jesus modern-day
followers do not follow him in this example.
Instead of sactifying and honoring God’s Name,
they have removed it more than seven thousand
times from the Bible.  And rather than honoring
God’s Name, Jehovah, they have turned him into
a nameless “LORD”.  Even the pagan gods are
mentioned in the Bible by Name.

Think of how much this must anger, Jesus, to see
that those who claim to follow him, have completely
ignored his admonition to them.

“He [Jesus] did not withhold his father’s name YHWH
(Yehowah – Jehovah) from us, but he entrusted us with it. 
It is otherwise inexplicable why the first petition of the Lord’s Prayer
should read: ‘May your name be sanctified!'”
– Wolfgang Feneberg; Entschluss/Offen (April 1985)

On one occasion when he was praying publicly to God, 
Jesus was heard to say : 
“Father, GLORIFY  YOUR  NAME 
And God himself answered : ‘I HAVE glorified it, 
and I will glorify it again.’ “
-John 12:28,  The Jerusalem Bible.

“One of Jesus Christ’s missions was to reveal 
the name of the Almighty God (Jehovah).
Jesus taught in his prayer to Hallow or keep 
His Father’s name Holy.  How can we perform 
obedience to his word if we don’t know His Father’s
real personal name? “
– B.9.2: The Biblical Background; 
Gilles C H Nullens

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