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“... Choose this day whom you will serve ... But as for me, and my house, we will serve the LORD.” (Joshua 24:15)
Matthew 6:24 says, “No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.”
Power, Prestige, and Social Affiliation in Freemasonry is temporary, and eternal damnation is forever. Oath and curses spoken in secret will manifest in you and your family bloodline because of an ungodly covenant.
Oliver Street the author of “Symbolism of the Three Degrees” stated, “The Bible is not displayed on our alters and never has been for the reason that Masons are not required to believe its teachings. We know that there is a very large element of the Craft the world over who do not believe the teachings of the New Testament… Hence, unless we are perpetrating a grim mockery, we do not employ the Bible as a profession that we as a society accept all its teachings and doctrines.”
Revelation 22:18-19says, “For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book. If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
Satan deceived Eve in the Garden of Eden. He tried to entice Jesus in the wilderness in the same way he entice people today. He still miss quotes the scriptures, says you will be as God, and offers you the world for your soul. Satan has not changed his methods of deception or entrapment.
“Again, the devil took Him to a very high mountain, and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world, and their glory; and he said to Him, “All these things will I give you, if you fall down and worship me.” Then Jesus said to him, “Begone, Satan! For it is written, “You shall worship the Lord your God, and serve Him only!” (Matthew 4:8-10). Look at what constitutes a cult and ask yourself if Freemasonry fits into that category.
What are some of the teachings that cults hold in common?
1.They Deify Man Teaching that man may become God, or is a part of God. (Romans 3:23, Col. 1:27)
2.THEY HUMANIZE GOD Some groups deny that God is eternal. Some believe in many Gods, or that all is God (Pantheism). Certain groups teach that God’s nature or state of being must be understood and reasonable to be true. In other words, if finite man cannot understand something about God then it is not true. This technique subtly elevates man’s mental ability to that of God. (Deut. 33:26-27, John 1:1-17)
3.THEY MINIMIZE OR ELIMINATE SIN
The biblical concept of sin is not taught, or is completely eliminated by some groups. Meanings that are biblical are changed to their own personal interpretations that are not related to the context or original intent of the author. ( John 1:29, Rom. 3:20-27, Rom. 6:1, 15, Rom. 7:7)
4.THEY MINIMIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF THE BIBLE
Some do not believe the bible is the word of God alone. Others use the bible with their own unique interpretation, which could be considered heresy. (1Tim. 4:6, 5:17, 1Peter 1:25, 3:1)
5. THEY HAVE A DIFFERENT WAY OF SALVATION
Many organized heresies teach a “Grace plus works” salvation. Many teach that man possesses at least some ability to earn eternal life by their own works. That grace is perfected through their works. Salvation by grace through faith in the finished work of Jesus Christ through His death and resurrection is denied. The cross is not sufficient. (Acts 4:12)
6.THEY HAVE A DIFFERENT JESUS
Virtually all cults deny the deity of Jesus Christ. They teach that Jesus is not the true God manifest in human form, but something less, such as a created being, an angel, a prophet, an ascended master or just "a god" (Secondary). They change the clear teaching of the bible of him being the unique (Only Begotten) Son of God. (Acts 4:12, Eph. 5:23, 1 Tim. 4:10)
What now? After reading what constitute a cult can you agree that Freemasonry falls into that category? If you are a Christian involved in Freemasonry or was in the past are you willing to come out of this organization and walk in God’s mercy and truth? He wants to set you and your bloodline free from the oaths (curses), obligations, and fears associated with this organization. He wants to bring healing; emotionally, mentally, and physically to you and your family bloodline. If you or your ancestors were involved in Freemasonry and you desire to be set free from the consequence of the oaths pronounced by you and your bloodline here is a prayer to help you. Even if you only went to the first degree, keep in mind that a covenant was made. A covenant is a binding oath that you or your ancestor made that cannot be broken without consequences. Lets’ renounce the oaths, revoke the curses and repent for involvement in idolatry and pagan worship that your ancestors or you may have been involved in.
Prayer of forgiveness and renouncement
“Heavenly Father, Creator of heaven and earth, I come to you in the name of Jesus Christ your Son. I come as a sinner seeking forgiveness and cleansing from all sins committed against you, and others made in your image. I honor my earthly father and mother and all of my ancestors of flesh and blood, and of the spirit by adoption, but I utterly turn away from and renounce all their sins. I forgive all my ancestors for the effects of their sins on my children and me. I confess and renounce all of my own sins. I renounce and rebuke Satan and every spiritual power of his affecting my family and me. I renounce and forsake all involvement in Freemasonry or any other lodge or craft by my ancestors and myself. I renounce witchcraft, the principal spirit behind Freemasonry, and I renounce Baphomet, the Spirit of Antichrist, and the curse of the Luciferian doctrine. I renounce the idolatry, blasphemy, secrecy, and deception of Masonry at every level. I specifically renounce the insecurity, the love of position and power, the love of money, avarice, or greed, and the pride that would have led my ancestors into Masonry. I renounce all the fears that held me in Masonry, especially the fears of death, fears of men, and fears of trusting in the name of Jesus Christ. I renounce every position held in the lodge by my ancestors or I, including “Tyler”, “Master”, “Worshipful Master” or any other. I renounce the calling of any man “Master.” For Jesus Christ is my only master and Lord, and He forbids anyone else having that title. I renounce the entrapping of others into Masonry, and observing the helplessness of others during the rituals. I renounce the effects of Masonry passed on to me through any female ancestor who felt distrusted and rejected by her husband as he entered and attended any lodge and refused to tell her of his secret activities.”
1 Degree I renounce the covenant that was made in this degree and I call it null and void in Jesus Christ name. I renounce the oaths taken and the curses involved in the First or Entered Apprentice degree, especially their effects on the throat and tongue. I renounce the Hoodwink, the blindfold, and its effects on emotions and eyes, including all confusion, fear of the dark, fear of the light, and fear of sudden noises. I renounce the secret word BOAZ and all it means. I renounce the mixing and mingling of truth and error and the blasphemy of this degree of Masonry. I renounce the noose around the neck, the fear of choking, and also every spirit causing asthma, hay fever, emphysema, or any other breathing difficulty. I renounce the compass point, sword, or spear held against the breast, the fear of death by stabbing pain, and the fear of heart attack from this degree. In the name of Jesus Christ I now pray for healing of…(The throat, vocal cords, nasal passages, sinus, bronchial tubes etc.) I ask for healing of the speech area, and the release of the Word of God to me and through me, and my family.
2 Degree I renounce the oaths taken and the curses involved in the second or Fellow Craft degree of Masonry, especially the curses on the heart and chest. I renounce the secret words JACHIN and SHIBBOLETH and all that these mean. I cut off emotional hardness, apathy, indifference, unbelief, and deep anger from my family and me. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray for the healing of the chest/lung/heart area and also for the healing of my emotions, and ask to be made sensitive to the Holy Spirit of God.
3 Degree I renounce the oaths taken and the curses involved in the third or Master Mason degree, especially the curses on the stomach and womb area. I renounce the secret words MAIIA BONE, MACHABE-N, MACHBINNA, and TUBAL CAIN, and all that they mean. I renounce the Spirit of Death from the blows to the head enacted as ritual murder, the fear of death, false martyrdom, fear of violent gang attack, assault, or rape; and the helplessness of this degree. I renounce the falling into the coffin or stretcher involved in the ritual of murder. I renounce the false resurrection of this degree, because only Jesus Christ is the Resurrection and the Life! I also renounce the blasphemous kissing of the Bible on a Witchcraft oath. I cut off all spirits of death, witchcraft, and deception and in the name of Jesus Christ I pray for the healing of the stomach, gall bladder, womb, liver, and any other organs of my body affected by Masonry. I ask for a release of compassion and understanding for my family and me.
Holy Royal Arch Degree I renounce the oaths and the curses involved in the Holy Royal Arch Degree of Masonry, especially the oath regarding the removal of the head from the body and the exposing of the brains to the hot sun. I renounce the Mark Lodge, and the mark in the form of squares and angles, which marks the person for life. I also reject the jewel or talisman that may have been made from this mark sign and worn at lodge meetings. I renounce the false secret name of God, JAHBULON, and the password, AMMI RUHAMAH and all they mean. I renounce the false communion or Eucharist taken in this degree, and all the mockery, skepticism and unbelief about the redemptive work of Jesus Christ on the cross of Calvary. I cut off all these curses and their effects on my family and me in the name of Jesus Christ, and I pray for healing of the brain, the mind etc.
18 Degree I I renounce the oaths taken and the curse involved the eighteenth degree of Masonry, the Most Wise Sovereign Knight of the Pelican and the Eagle and Sovereign Prince Rose Croix of Heredom. I renounce and reject the Pelican witchcraft spirit, as well as the occult influence of the Rosicrucians and the Kabbala in this degree. I renounce the claim that the death of Jesus Christ was a ‘dire calamity’, and also the deliberate mockery and twisting of the Christian doctrine of the Atonement. I renounce the blasphemy and rejection of the deity of Jesus Christ and the secret words IGNE NATURA RENOVATUR INTEGRA and its’ burning. I renounce the mockery of the communion taken in this degree, including a biscuit, salt and white wine.
30 Degree I renounce the oaths taken and the curses involved in the thirtieth degree of Masonry, the Grand Knight Kadosh and Knight of the Black and White Eagle. I renounce the password, ‘STIBIUM ALKABAR’, and all it means.
31 Degree I renounce the oaths taken and the curses involve in the thirty-first degree of Masonry, the Grand Inspector Inquisitor Commander. I renounce all the gods and goddesses of Egypt, which are, honored in this degree, including Anubis with the ram’s head, Osiris the Sun god, Isis the sister, and wife of Osiris and also the moon goddess. I renounce the Soul of Cheres, the false symbol of immortality, the Chamber of the dead and the false teaching of reincarnation.
32 Degree I renounce the oaths taken and the curses involved in the thirty-second degree of Masonry, the Sublime Prince of the Royal Secret. I renounce masonry’s false Trinitarian deity AUM, and its parts, Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver and Shiva the destroyer. I renounce the deity of AHURA- MAZDA, the claimed spirit, or source of all light, and the worship with fire, which are an abomination to God, and also the drinking from a human skull in many Rites.
York Rite I renounce the oaths taken and the curses involved in the York Rite of Freemasonry, including Mark Master, Past Master, Most Excellent Master, Royal Master, Select Master, Super Excellent Master, the Orders of the Red Cross, the Knights of Malta, and the Knights Templar degrees. I renounce the secret words of JOPPA, KEB RAIOTH, and MAHER-SHALAL-HASH-BAZ. I renounce the vows taken on a human skull, the crossed swords, and the curse and death wish of Judas of having the head cut off and placed on top of a church spire.
33 Degree & Supreme Degree In the name of Jesus Christ I renounce the oaths taken and the curses involved in the supreme Thirty-Third Degree of Freemasonry, the Grand Sovereign Inspector General. I renounce the secret passwords, DEMOLAY-HIRAM ABIFF, FREDERICK OF PRUSSIA, MICHA, MACHA, BEALIM, AND ADONAI and all they mean. I renounce and utterly forsake The Great Architect Of The Universe, who is revealed in this degree as Lucifer, and his false claim to be the universal fatherhood of God. I renounce the cable-tow around the neck. I renounce the death wish that the wine drunk from a human skull should turn to poison and the skeleton whose cold arms are invited if the oath of this degree is violated. I renounce the three infamous assassins of their grand master, law, property, and religion, and the greed and witchcraft involved in the attempt to manipulate and control the rest of mankind. In the name of God the Father, Jesus Christ the Son, and the Holy Spirit, I renounce and break the curses involved in the idolatry, blasphemy, secrecy and deception of Freemasonry at every level, and I appropriate the Blood of Jesus Christ to cleanse all the consequences of these from my life. I now revoke all previous consent given by any of my ancestors or myself to be deceived.
I renounce all the other oaths taken in the rituals of every other degree and the curses involved. I renounce all other lodges and secret societies such as Prince Hall Freemasonry, The Shiners, Illuminati, The Order of Amaranth, Oddfellows, Buffaloes, Druids, Foresters, Orange, Elks, Moose and Eagles Lodges, The Grange, the Woodmen of the World, Riders of the Red Robe, The Knights of Pythias, the Mystic Order of the Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm, the women’s Orders of the Eastern Star and of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, the girls’ order of the Daughters of the Eastern Star, the International Orders of Job’s Daughters and of the Rainbow, the boys Order of De Molay and their effects on me and all my family. I renounce the ancient pagan teaching and symbolism of the First Tracing Board, the Second Tracing Board, and the Third Tracing Board used in the ritual of the Blue Lodge. I renounce the pagan ritual of the ‘Point within a Circle” with all its bondages and phallus worship. I renounce the occult mysticism of the black and white mosaic checkered floor with the tessellated boarder and five-pointed blazing star. I renounce the symbol ‘G’ and it’s veiled pagan symbolism and bondages. I renounce and utterly forsake the Great Architect Of The Universe, who is revealed in the higher degrees as Lucifer, and his false claim to be the universal fatherhood of God. I also renounce the false claim that Lucifer is the Morning Star and Shining One and I declare that Jesus Christ is the Bright and Morning Star of Revelation 22:16. I renounce that All-Seeing Third Eye of Freemasonry or Horus in the forehead and its pagan and occult symbolism. I renounce all false communions taken, all mockery of the redemptive work of Jesus Christ on the cross of Calvary, all unbelief, confusion and depression and all worship of Lucifer as God. I renounce and forsake the lie of Freemasonry that man is not sinful, but merely imperfect and so can redeem himself through good works. I rejoice that the Bible states that I cannot do a single thing to earn my salvation, but that I can only be saved by grace through faith in Jesus Christ and what He accomplished on the Cross of Calvary. I renounce all fear of insanity, anguish death wishes, suicide, and death in the name of Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ conquered death, and He alone holds the keys of death and hell, and I rejoice that He holds my life in His hands now. He came to give me life abundantly and eternally, and I believe His promises. I renounce all anger, hatred, murderous thoughts, revenge, retaliation, spiritual apathy, false religion, all unbelief, especially unbelief in the Holy Bible as God’ Word, and all compromise of God’s Word. I renounce all spiritual searching into false religions and all striving to please God, I rest in the knowledge that I have found my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and that He has found me. I will burn all objects in my possession, which connect me with all lodges and or cultic organizations, including Masonry, Witchcraft and all regalia, aprons, books of rituals, rings and other jewelry. I renounce the effects of these or other objects of Masonry, such as the compass, the square, the noose, or the blindfold, have had on me, or my family, in Jesus Name.
Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel, and his redeemer, the Lord of hosts: I am the first and I am the last; besides me there is no god. Do not fear, or be afraid: have I not told you from of old and declared it? You are my witnesses: Is there any god besides me? There is no other rock; I know not one. I am the Lord, and there is no other: besides me there is no god.” (Isaiah 44:6, 8, &45:5)
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What is Free Masonry? A beautiful system of morality illustrated by symbols. Our world, our life is full of symbols. We just don’t know their meaning, and therefore we tend to ignore them. However, in spite of our ignorance, they still exist, making our life and our world worth living. Free Masonry is based on symbols. All the ceremonies from the 1st. Degree to the 3rd Degree are full of hidden and not so hidden symbols.
Let us take for example, the ceremony of the 1st. Degree, the initiation all must take. The candidate enters the lodge blindfolded, dressed, or rather undressed, with a cable tow with a running noose around his neck. Holding him by the arm and the cable tow the junior warden guides him around the lodge.
Upon reaching the altar the candidate must take a solemn obligation(oath & curses). He is then asked what his predominant wish is. He answers, “Light”. The chaplain recites the first verses from Genesis and the blindfold is removed enabling him to see the “Light”. I do not know why a social, and not a religious organization would need a chaplain, altar or quote scriptures, but it is used in Free Masonry.
Symbolically the candidate enters the lodge, from the outer world and he is blind having a physical connection with the lodge or the “New World,” through the cable tow. The moment he takes upon himself the solemn obligation, there is no need for the physical connection, a stronger one, a moral connection, replaces it. The candidate is reborn in the new world of Masonry. The physical link, the cable tow, like an umbilical cord, is replaced by a moral obligation towards the Lodge. The physical link is replaced by love from the Lodge towards him.
In the beginning of birth just like a newborn is connected to the mother by an umbilical cord, and when he sees the light, the cord is severed and replaced by love. This is how you are reborn in the new world, full of mysteries and symbols of Free Masonry. (The Cable Tow by Brother Bogdan Marin, taken from the Waterloo Masons Grand River Lodge#151)
This ritual is the beginning of many symbolic, but meaningful spiritual beliefs in Free Masonry. However, where did they get the belief that you must be reborn? A baby is born every minute, but reborn is not a phase used liberally among people, unless you are a Christian or in a cult. The answer could be the influence of Mr. Hall’s limited understanding of the biblical scriptures. The word reborn, and light is used together in the bible to explain to Nicodemus and us, how one must enter into the Kingdom of God.
Nicodemus was an educated and religious person. He was a Pharisee and a ruler of the Jews. Nicodemus followed the law and traditions he was taught. By the world’s standards Nicodemus was a good person. Nicodemus came to Jesus secretively to ask him questions about the Kingdom of God (John 3:1-2). Nicodemus may have assumed because he was a good person he would go to heaven. However, Jesus said, “Verily, verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God.” (John 3:3 KJV.)
John 3:19-21 says, “And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest that they are wrought in God.” In other words no man can be born again except by the Spirit of God. Jesus made it clear in John 3:6, “That which is born of the flesh is flesh (natural birth); and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit (spiritual rebirth or reborn). “
The primary requirements for becoming a Mason is that a man must believe in the existence of a supreme being. Freemasonry requires a Mason to believe that there is but one God. This belief is commonly known as monotheism. Those who believe in the existence of a supreme being include Moslems (Islam), Hindus, Buddhists, and Wiccans (warlocks is male term for witches). All are eligible for membership in the Masonic Lodge, as they meet the Masonic requirement that they believe in the existence of a supreme being. Masons are admonished in ritual to hope for eternal life. The Hindu, Moslem, or Mormon Mason is encouraged to hope that he will go to heaven by their works, even though he does not have faith in the Biblical Christ. (See John 14:6)
In the 10th Degree (Elu of the Twelve) the candidate swears on the Holy Bible while taking his oath. Yet Masons do not allow the name of Jesus Christ to be spoken in their rituals, prayers, and scripture quotations. In 1973 March issue of the Maryland Master Mason Magazine, it states the following regulation concerning prayer in the Lodge: “All prayers in Mason lodges should be directed to the one deity to whom all Masons refer as the Grand Architect of the Universe…” When quoting scriptures any reference to the name of Jesus Christ, is omitted by Masons.
Masonry claims to be a search for light. As a Mason who is seeking light, consider these words of Jesus: “Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.” (John 8:12)
Jesus stated that He was the only way to God the Father. “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” (John 14:6)
The Lost Keys of Freemasonry, by Manly Palmer Hall, explains Masonic teaching in a nutshell:
The true Mason is not creed-bound. He realizes with the divine illumination of his lodge that as a Mason his religion must be universal: Christ, Buddha or Mohammed, the name means little, for he recognizes only the light and not the bearer. He worships at every shrine, bows before every altar, whether in temple, mosque, or cathedral, realizing with his truer understanding the oneness of all spiritual truth.
The Masonic teaching that there have been many world saviors is also documented in the numerous editions of the monitor used by the Grand Lodge of Kentucky, The Kentucky Monitor. The passage discussing various religions and their saviors ends by mentioning the main character from the Master Mason ritual, Hiram Abiff:
All believed in a future life, to be attained by purification and trials; in a state or successive states of reward and punishment; and in a Mediator or Redeemer, by whom the Evil Principle was to be overcome and the Supreme Deity reconciled to His creatures. The belief was general that He was to be born of a virgin and suffer a painful death. The Hindus called him Krishna; the Chinese, Kioun-tse; the Persians, Sosiosch; the Chaldeans, Dhouvanai; the Egyptians, Horus; Plato, Love; the Scandinavians, Balder; the Christians, Jesus; Masons, Hiram. (pages XIV-XV)
In the 13th Degree (Royal Arch of Solomon) you are bound not only from divulging information about Free Masonry, and worshipping a unknown God, but you are bound to the order of Free Masonry, “I am bound to the order forever, at the perils of my own life”, says the candidate. Now the candidate has transition from being cursed if they should reveal any information, to curse if they should leave Free Masonry. The combination of the oaths spoken and the feeling of entrapment could leave a toll on the physical and emotional state of the person, not to mention the spiritual aspect.
A dear friend of mines, Anna, once confided in me that her father and mother had been involved in Masonry. Anna was child at the time of their involvement. However, she did remember that at certain times of the year, she was dressed in a white robe, along with other children for a particular ceremony. She knew her father was deeply involved in Masonry and her mother was also involved with the Eastern Star, the female branch. Although we didn’t make the connection then, I knew from Anna that her father committed suicide when she was still a child. Anna’s mother and brother committed suicide when she was a young lady. Anna has struggled with suicidal tendency most of her adult life, even as a Christian.
This is a generational curse that has passed from one generation to another. There seems to be a higher level of suicides and depression among the families of those whose ancestors had been involved in the higher degrees of Free Masonry of family members I have ministered to. I wonder what the statistic for suicide would reveal about others whose ancestors were deeply involved in Masonry.
If you are a Christian who is involved or has been involved in Free Masonry, I pray your eyes would be opened to the truth. Leaving the organization, and not paying your dues is just the beginning to your freedom and deliverance. One must repent of their involvement in this organization and revoke the curses you spoke over yourself and family.
This is one of the reasons for writing articles on Free Masonry. To understand that there are consequences for curses pronounced over the candidate, and their family bloodline for breaking covenant, what Free Masons believe, and how one can be set free from Free Masonry oaths and curses…To be continued
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In the 3 Degree a candidate become a Master Mason. In this degree there is a ceremony that is very important from the Masonic perspective. Free Masons say they are not a religious organization, however they often quote, and twist the Holy Scriptures in their ceremonies, along with the use of other pagan beliefs.
The basis for the ceremony of the 3 Degree is a representation of the history of the death of the Masonic Master Hiram Abiff. The Masonic believe that Hiram Abiff is the one mentioned as the King of Tyre and the architect hired by Solomon to help build the temple (1 Kings 5). In 1Kings 5:18 does say, “And Solomon’s builders and Hiram’s builders did hew them, and the stonesquares: so they prepared timber and stones to build the house.” The house is the temple of the Lord (1Kings 5:5). However King Hiram sent an architect to help build the temple of the Lord according to the scriptures, “And now I have sent a cunning man, endued with understanding, of Huram my father’s. The son of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skillful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone…. (1Chronicles 2:13-14)”
According to the Masonic version, and not the scriptures, Hiram was brutally tortured by three vile workers because he refused to reveal the secret name of God. He was struck on the head with a wooden mallet, which is also called a Masonry hammer, leading to his death.
During the ceremony into the 3 Degree an oath is taken once again, which is with every degree. “…Of having my body cut in two, my bowels torn out and burned to ashes, the ashes scattered to the four winds of the earth so there will be no more remembrance of such a vile wretch.”
“Every Mason knows that a broken vow brings with it a terrible penalty…When a Mason swears that he will devote his life to (Masonry)… and then defiles his living temple…he is breaking a vow which imposes not hours but ages of misery.”  Manly Hall
During the ceremony the candidate is symbolically struck on the forehead and is laid on the floor of the lodge. This act simulates the death of Hiram.
The story of Hiram continues with his remains mysteriously disappears. When his body is finally found after several days, various attempts are made to resuscitate him. First the apprentice tries raising him by one hand, but he slips and is unsuccessful. Then a companion tries, but the same results happen. Finally, a more expert worker tries, supporting the body strongly using his right hand. Hiram comes to life, after touching him in the five key points of companionship.
The Masonic Rite says, while simulating a resurrection of the new member, “Hand with hand, I greet you as a brother; feet with feet I will sustain you in your praiseworthy commitments; knee to knee, the pose of my daily supplications, I will remember your desires; chest to chest when you trust me with a secret, I will keep it as if it were my own and hand upon back, I will protect your honor in your absence and in your presence.” The candidate is now considered a Master Mason.
Manly Hall (1901-1990) was a 33 Degree Mason (Scottish Rite), which is the highest degree in Masonry. He was one of the Fathers of Masonry whose beliefs and books greatly influenced Free Masonry. In his earlier years he was a pastor of The People Church. Later his curiosity got the better of him. Manly was involved in Greek and Egyptian mythology, mysticism, and sorcery which has greatly influences Free Masonry’s beliefs and rituals. Manly Hall was murdered and his death was unsolved. He was eighty-nine years old at the time of his death.
Let’s stop here for a moment and contemplate on what was just quoted by Manly Hall. The bible states, “And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased (Mathew 3:16-17). “ King James Version
Mr. Hall describes the 3 Degree Mason as equal to Jesus Christ the Son of God. Some other quotes by Mr. Hall are, “Man is a god in the making who eventually receives…godhood.” And, “The birth of the Christ within which can be achieved by Masonic effort.”
According to Free Masonry, they are not a religious organization, then why the scriptures or references to the Godhead? Most Christians can draw a correct assumption about Free Masonry based solely on Mr. Hall’s statements. But, for those who need more evidence lets continue. The Godhead consist of God the Father, Jesus Christ the Son of God, and last but not least the Holy Spirit. These three make up the Godhead or Trinity. Man, whether a Mason or a Christian— does not.
The born again experience cannot occur through Masonic achievement, penitence, religion or any other futile attempts by man, but only by the indwelling of the Holy Spirit after receiving Jesus Christ as your Savior.
Hall also says “Through him (Master Mason of 3 Degree) passes Hydra, the great snake and from it’s mouth there pours to man the light of God.” In Greek mythology, the Hydra was a giant water snake with many heads, one of the heads being immortal. Heracles in Greek mythology destroyed this monster as one of his twelve feats. So now we have Christianity and Mythology combined in this complex, secretive and yet popular organization.
Manly Hall as a 33 Degree Mason knew exactly who and what Masons worship because by this level it is revealed to them whom the Great Architect of the Universe is that they are worshipping.
A friend, I’ll call Betty, informed me that her husband Bill joined Free Masons years ago, and achieve 1.Degree. After taking his vows and oath curses he seemed hesitant about joining. Shortly afterwards he was asked to clean a certain room and warned not to divulge what was behind the closed door, ever. He reluctantly went into the room as ordered. A short time later Bill ran out of that room frightened. He continued running right out of the building, and never looked back. To this day he refuses to tell anyone including Betty what he saw.
However, throughout the years Bill was troubled and had a wandering, vagabond spirit. He would leave home for months, even years before returning home to his waiting wife. Although Bill fled Free Masonry he couldn’t flee the curses of breaking covenant. He and his family are still suffering from the consequences of self -imposed curses spoken years ago in an organization Bill knew little about…To be continued
 The Secret Teachings of The Masonic Lodge (A Christian Perspective) by John Ankerberg & John Weldon, pg. 149
 The Secret Teachings of The Masonic Lodge (A Christian Perspective) by John Ankerberg & John Weldon, pg. 149
 The Secret Teachings of The Masonic Lodge (A Christian Perspective) by John Ankerberg & John Weldon, pg. 180
THE SECRET TEACHINGS OF ALL AGES by Manly Hall [1928, copyright not renewed]
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Hail, Conceal, and never Reveal
The following is the oath taken in the 1. degree Entered Apprentice. This is the oath everyone takes to join the Free Masonry. Pay close attention to the curses pronounced over them as they take this oath.
“…Most solemnly and sincerely promise and swear that I will always hail, ever conceal, and never reveal, any of the arts, parts or points of the hidden mysteries of ancient Freemasonry… All this I most solemnly, sincerely promise and swear, with a firm and steadfast resolution to perform. The same, without any mental reservation or secret evasion of mine whatever binding myself under no less a penalty than that of having my throat cut across, my tongue torn out by its roots and being buried in the rough sand of the sea at a low water mark where the tide ebbs and flows twice in twenty-four hours, should I ever knowingly or willingly violate my solemn oath and obligation as an Entered Apprentice Mason. So help me God.”
If this doesn’t put fear into the person then perhaps the ritual aspect of being blindfolded, a rope (noose) placed around their neck, and a spear or sword across their chest will. The purpose of the ritual along with the verbal curses is to have a lasting mental and emotional impact on the individual. In each level or degree there are curses spoken by the new member, and usually some form of ritual.
In the 2 Degree Fellow Craft the oath is “…having my left breast torn open, my heart and vitals taken from thence and thrown over my left shoulder and carried to the valley of Jehosaphat.” The result of these curses can bring premature death due to the heart and lungs, as well as chest and circulatory problems.
Remember this member may be your father, grandfather, or great grandfather. They may be looking at the benefits of joining this organization but they are not looking at the consequences of curses spoken over them and their family, as you will see.
The scriptures says, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” Proverbs 18:21 R.A. Vukovich in her book “Redeemed from the curse” states, “The main channel that blessings, and curses are transmitted is by words. Those words can be spoken, written, or merely dwelt upon.”
“Proverb 23:7 says, “For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he…” This verse is usually mentioned in reference that you are a product of your thinking; you become what you think. However, you can also become what you speak or what is spoken over you.
These men who enter into Free Masonry are entering into a pact. This pact is not with God as some would believe, neither is it with man. This pact is with spiritual entities that do not play according to your rules. In order to become a member you must sign a covenant with your blood. The member has now entered into a blood covenant.
A blood covenant means that two covenant individuals share such a close relationship with each other that all they possess in this life is available to each other upon demand. A blood covenant is not just between you and the other party but includes your family bloodline. Another words, this means those ancestors who made a blood covenant and swore curses over themselves also included you, and your children from generation to generations in that oath. If a covenant is broken, the punishment is severe. An example of this is in Deut. 28:15-68. God explains what will happen to you if you break covenant. That is why there are blessings for keeping covenant and curses for breaking covenant.
This first rite curses affects the eyesight, and emotions, fear of darkness, confusion and fear of light and noises. The fear of death and fear of being stabbed and heart attacks caused by the sword or spear held over the chest.
Other curses related to this degree include allergies, asthma, glandular problems, speechlessness, and having no voice, death, and division in the family. Infirmities includes; physical weakness (especially in older people), knees and hips of women and infirmities of the uterus.
I am not speaking about one or two symptoms, which can be contributed to numerous things. I am speaking of a combination of these symptoms operating in your life or family members. Do you or anyone in your family have several of these symptoms, and can trace your ancestral bloodline to Free Masonry?
I know a Christian lady who does home care. One of her clients is an elderly lady who is tormented daily with a fear of the dark and of “Them” coming to take her away. The caregiver would pray for this woman constantly, but couldn’t understand why she was in such fear and spiritual torment. One day we spoke with her about Free Masonry, she informed me that her client was very high up in the Eastern Star (Women’s branch of Free Masonry}. Now the caregiver understood that certain curses spoken over her client were now tormenting her mind and soul. It is not that this poor soul divulged any information about the organization, but the higher the degree the more that is required of you.
Remember, covenant occurs in the initiation of the first degree. So even it you or your ancestors got out after just the first degree, you are still under the blood covenant…To be continued
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