Title: SATANIC SOURCES CLAIM KNIGHTS TEMPLAR TO BE SATANIC! KNIGHTS TEMPLAR IS ONE OF DRIVING FORCES TO REBUILD SOLOMON'S TEMPLE IN PLACE OF MUSLIM "DOME OF THE ROCK"
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In NEWS1164, "Historian Author Proves Masonry Not Christian", we reported that this historian, in his book, "Born In Blood", [John Robinson] proved that Freemasonry was directly derived from the Knights Templar. Since his conclusion was ratified by several Masonic authorities, including The Philalethes, we can only conclude that Freemasonry did, indeed, derive directly from the Knights Templar.
We need now to look carefully at the Knights Templar secret society in order to learn what kind of organization that became known as Freemasonry. John J. Robinson gives an excellent account of Knights Templar in his sympathetic book, "Born In Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry". In 1188, after the Crusaders took control of the Holy Land, Hugh de Payens, a vassal of the count of Champagne, petitioned King Baldwin II, for permission to establish a new religious order. "To the patriarch of Jerusalem they made vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience ... this new order would devote itself totally to the military protection of pilgrims to the holy places ... Over the centuries to come, they would be referred to as the Order of the Temple, the Knights of the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem, and a number of other variations. Two things remained standard, however: Whatever the form of their name, it was always based on the Temple of Solomon, and it always took second place to the popular name they bear still, the Knights Templar." [Page 66] Of course, anyone familiar with Freemasonry would appreciate this last statement, because Freemasonry claims to be founded upon the building of the Temple of Solomon.
In 1127, King Baldwin II petitioned the Pope Honarius "to obtain papal sanction for the new order of Knights Templar, and asked him to establish a Rule for the life and conduct of its members." [Ibid] Over the next few centuries, the Knights Templar grew in stature, authority, and blessing of the Popes. They also became exceedingly wealthy and influential.
No matter what country they may have resided, Knights Templar members recognized only the authority of the Pope. Consequently, the kings of the various countries in which the Knights Templar dwelt regarded the order with hostility and disdain. By 1307, King Phillip of France had his eye on the tremendous political power and wealth of the French Knights Templar, where the Templar Grand Master resided. King Phillip coveted both the power and the wealth of the Templars. Therefore, he decided upon a plan that would bring the order down and deliver their power and wealth to him.
King Phillip turned the responsibility of destroying the Templars over to Guillaume de Nogaret. De Nogaret planted twelve of his own men in a number of Templar commandaries. These spies served the King well in his plan to destroy the Knights Templar. When the King struck at dawn of October 13, 1307, he was well prepared with a list of offenses with which the Knights Templar were accused. These are some of the offenses.
Heresy against the Roman Catholic Church
Rejection of Jesus Christ, as exemplified by spitting and trampling on the cross
Sodomy and other acts of homosexuality. Throughout history, these charges have been very common against orders that are confirmed celibates. Celibacy amongst men has commonly resulted in homosexual practices. Today, we see a constant stream of homosexual activity by the priests of the Roman Catholic Church.
Several of the French Templars confessed to witchcraft, including one of the King's spies. "Templars confessed to worshipping a bearded idol, apparently a head, which they called 'Baphomet'.
This is a very serious charge, because it would label the Knights Templar as a Satanic group. However, historians have traditionally dismissed this charge, largely because most of the confessions were gained as the result of horrific tortures inflicted by both the King's men and the Pope's Inquisitors. However, most historians conveniently overlook the testimony of the King's twelve spies, at least one of whom personally witnessed the witchcraft of Baphomet.
Now, we have the testimony of the Satanists themselves. They are simply informing their brethren of the truth. Let us examine their testimony, for it is much enlightening.
The Satanic Baphomet symbol is the right hand symbol, of the Goat's Head within the double circle, with "Lilith" printed below. The "pure" form of Baphomet is found at the left hand side, with the man inside.]
SATANIST'S EXPLANATION OF BAPHOMET
The symbol of Baphomet was used by the Knights Templar to represent Satan. The Baphomet represents the powers of darkness combined with the regenerative fertility of the goat. In its 'pure' form, the pentagram is shown encompassing the figure of a man in the five points of the star -- three points up, two pointing down symbolizing man's spiritual nature." ["Temple of Satan"]
"In Satanism, the pentagram is also used, but since Satanism represents the carnal instincts of man, or the opposite of the spiritual nature, the pentagram is inverted to perfectly accommodate the head of the goat -- its horns representing duality, thrust upward in defiance, the other three points inverted, or the trinity denied. The Hebraic figures around the outer circle of the symbol which stem from the magical teachings of the Kabbala, spell our Leviathan, the serpent of the watery abyss, and identified with Satan. These figures correspond with the five points of the inverted star. " [Ibid]
These are the traditional representations of Baphomet. However, since neither of these symbols fit the confession of the Knights Templars, above, of a bearded idol of a head, we need to look further to see if Satanism has yet another representation of Baphomet. When we looked further we discovered that Satanists do, indeed, have another representation of Baphomet. Listen to the quote from the "Encyclopedia of Occultism" of Baphomet.
" Baphomet: The goat-idol of the Templars ... Some authorities hold that the Baphomet was a monstrous head, others that it was a demon in the form of a goat ... A pantheistic and magical figure of the Absolute. The torch placed between the two horns, represents the equilibrating, intelligence of the triad. The goat’s head, which is synthetic, and unites some characteristics of the dog, bull, and ass ... The hands are human ... they make the sign of esotericism above and below, to impress mystery on initiates... and they point at two lunar crescents ... The lower part of the body is veiled ... The belly of the goat is scaled ... The goat has female breasts ... On its forehead, between the horns and beneath the torch, is the sign of the microcosm, or the pentagram with one beam in the ascendant ... " ["Encyclopedia of Occultism" by Lewis Spence copyright 1959 originally published in 1920]
Clearly, this is the symbol which was described in the confession of the French Templars, above, including one of the twelve spies for the King. However, this occult encyclopedia also mentioned that several other Templars reported other representations that seemed to correspond with the first two symbols of Baphomet, reported above. Listen again to the occult encyclopedia.
" Many Templars confessed to having seen this idol, but as they described
it differently, we must suppose that it was not in all cases represented under
the same form. Some said it was a frightful head, with long beard and sparkling
eyes; others said it was a man’s skull; some described it as having three
faces! ; some said it was of wood, and others of metal; one witness described
it as a painting representing the image a man (ima.-o hominis) and said that
when it was shown to him, he was ordered to ‘ adore Christ, his creator.’
According to some it was a gilt figure, either of wood or metal; while others
described it as painted black and white. According to another deposition, the
idol had four feet, two before and two behind; the one belonging to the order
at Paris, was said to be a silver head, with two faces and a beard.
The novices of the order were told always to regard this idol as their saviour. Deodatus Jaffet, a knight from the south of France, who had been received at Pedenat, deposed that the person who in his case performed the ceremonies of reception, showed him a head or idol, which appeared to have three faces, and said, ‘ You must adore this as your saviour, and the saviour of the order of the Temple ‘ and that he was made to worship the idol, saying, ‘ Blessed be he who shall save my soul.’ " [Wright, "Narratives of Sorcery and Magic"), writing on the Baphomet, as quoted by the "Encyclopedia of Occultism" by Lewis Spence copyright 1959 originally published in 1920]
Thus, we can see that the Baphomet was worshipped under several different forms, including some of which we have not pictured. However, we can now be pretty certain that the Knights Templars were Satanic. We place great credence in the testimony of fellow occultists, because they are simply reporting the truth, and are not trying to discredit anyone or any organization. In this case, they heartily recommend the worship of Baphomet, since they worship him also.
Now that we have established the fact that the Knights Templar was a Satanic group, we must return to the core premise of John J. Robinson, in his book, "Born In Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry". Robinson firmly establishes the contention that Knights Templars fled the combined persecutions of King Phillip of France and Pope Clement V, by fleeing to England and Scotland, and renaming themselves Freemasons. Robinson's conclusions were supported by several Masonic authorities, as we reported in NEWS1164, and which we reprint below.
1) "If there is only one book you read concerning the beginnings of Freemasonry,
I would highly recommend this one. It is a fascinating account of the Knights
Templar after the death of DeMolay in 1313, to the establishment of the Grand
Lodge of England in 1717." The Montana Masonic News
"This is not a good book: it's excellent. But it will be hated by many, including the Roman Catholic church, religious bigots, some Masonic ritualists, and some Masonic 'historians'." The Philalethes
"This is a fascinating book. It is the best that I have ever read about Freemasonry that was written by a non-Mason. It is exceptionally well researched ... I recommend it wholeheartedly." The Maine Mason
Not only does John Robinson conclude that Freemasonry directly descended from the Knights Templar, but so does the venerated Freemason leader and author, Albert Pike. In his book, "Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite", Pike states, "Therefore, it was that the Sword and the Trowel were the insignia of the Templars, who subsequently, as will be seen, concealed themselves under the name of Brethren Masons. This name, Freres Macons in the French, adopted by way of secret reference to the Builders of the Second Temple, was corrupted in English into Free-Masons ..." [Page 816]
In fact, Pike speaks much about the Knights Templars in his book, "Morals and Dogma", and all of it very supportive. When we once realize that Freemasonry is not Christian, based upon our comparison of their doctrines with Scripture, and based upon Robinson's careful study as noted in NEWS1164, then we are open to the discussion of exactly what kind of organization Freemasonry truly is. Since they derived directly from the Satanic Knights Templar, whom Masonry venerates, it is only logical to realize that Freemasonry is Satanic also. This fact is the real reason Masonry has remained so secretive all these years, because they knew if their secret got out into public view, they would be rejected completely and totally!
Let us close with another testimony from occultic leadership. Alice A. Bailey, who was the head of the House of Theosophy, was a member of Co-Masonry with her husband, Foster. Since she and Foster were Freemasons, they fulfill the Masonic contention that you cannot understand Freemasonry unless you are a Freemason. Listen to her statement about Freemasonry in her book, "The Externalisation of the Hierarchy", a monumental book devoted to the establishment of the New World Order and its Christ [Antichrist].
"The three main channels through which the preparation for the New Age is going on might be regarded as the Church, the Masonic Fraternity, and the Educational Field ... The Masonic Fraternity ... is the custodian of the law; it is the home of the Mysteries and the seat of initiation. It holds in its symbolism the ritual of Deity, and the way of salvation is pictorially preserved in its work. The methods of Deity are demonstrated in its Temples, and under the All-seeing Eye the work can go forward. It is a far more occult organisation than can be realised, and is intended to be the training school for the coming advanced occultists. In its ceremonies lies hid the wielding of the forces connected with the growth and life of the kingdoms of nature and the unfoldment of the divine aspects in man. In the comprehension of its symbolism will come the power to cooperate with the divine plan. It meets the need of those who work on the first Ray Will or Power." [Page 511; emphasis mine]
Within these words, you discover the reality that Freemasonry is, indeed, the hidden, occultic, and Satanic organization which we have been saying all along that it is. The "Mysteries" spoken of by Bailey is that total field of hidden Satanic worship which has had to remain hidden for so very long in world history. All occult groups practice the "Rites of Initiation", and the All-seeing Eye has long been recognized as the Eye of Horus, or Lucifer. The Bible states unequivocally that there is no good in man, but only evil; however, all occultists affirm that man is inherently good, and has a "Divine Nature" within him that only has to be realized through occult methods. Then, finally, Bailey boldly states that " It (Freemasonry) is a far more occult organisation than can be realised, and is intended to be the training school for the coming advanced occultists". Whom does Alice Bailey say the "coming advanced occultists" will serve? She states they will serve the Great One, the New Age Christ [Antichrist]!
But, listen to more of Alice Bailey's revelations about Freemasonry. "In the esoteric group, which is composed of the true spiritual esotericists found in all exoteric occult groups ... in Masonry you have the three paths leading to initiation. As yet they are not used, and one of the things that will eventuate -- when the new universal religion has sway ... will be the utilisation of the banded esoteric organisms, the Masonic organism and the Church organism as initiating centres. These three groups converge as their inner sanctuaries are approached. There is no dissociation between the One Universal Church, the sacred inner Lodge of all true Masons, and the innermost circles of the esoteric societies. Three types of men have their need met, three major rays are expressed, and the three paths to the Master are trodden, leading all three to the same portal and the same Hierophant [High Priest, Antichrist]." [Page 513]
Once again, Bailey boldly shouts to all who will listen that Freemasonry is the occultic training ground for those who will be key supporters of the coming "Master", "Hierophant", Antichrist. She states Freemasonry will merge at the very end with the One Universal Church, also known today as the Ecumenical Movement. In our Daily News, we can see the approaching culmination of the One Universal Church, spearheaded by the Ecumenical Movement. In both NEWS1094, "Global Religion Now Formed", and in NEWS1143, "Global Religion", we report the fact that the infant global religion has now been formed, with the goal of having it fully functioning by June, 2000. Again, we warn all Protestant churches who are currently cooperating with the Roman Catholic Church generally and the Pope specifically, that they are unwittingly advancing the cause of Antichrist!
Once again, listen to Alice Bailey. "There is no question, therefore, that the work to be done in familiarising the general public with the nature of the Mysteries ... These Mysteries will be restored to outer expression through the medium of the Church of the Masonic Fraternity." [Page 514]. What does Bailey mean when she says that the "Mysteries" will be restored to outer expression? Bailey simply means that the formerly repressed Satan worship of Babylonian antiquity will be restored to public worship. Of course, this is exactly what the Bible predicts will happen in the Great Tribulation [Revelation 13]. Congratulations, Freemasonry. You are going to be one of the two foundations upon which the worship of Antichrist is to be established!!
Bailey continues. "When the Great One comes with His disciples and initiates, we shall have the restoration of the Mysteries and their exoteric presentation, as a consequence of the first initiation. Why can this be so? Because the Christ ... is the Hierophant [High Priest, Antichrist] of the first and second initiations, and He will ... administer the first initiation in the inner sanctuaries of those two bodies [Freemasonry and the Church]." [Page 514-515]. Here, Bailey states emphatically that the Christ, who is Antichrist, will be working in the inner sanctuary of Freemasonry!
On page 517, as Bailey is wrapping up her discussion of the coming New Age Christ [Antichrist], she states, "Should the work progress as desired it may mark the time of the near appearing of the Great Lord and the close sound of His feet." At this time in world history, we can truly "hear the sound" of the coming Antichrist. And Freemasonry, along with the Ecumenical Movement, is leading the way!
Our hearts go out to any Freemason who is deceived into thinking that they belong to a "Christian" organization that does many good works. Our prayer is that the Holy Spirit will reveal the spiritual truth about Freemasonry. Remember, spiritual truth is spiritually discerned, so you will need to be receptive to the leading of the Holy Spirit on this issue. Otherwise, you will reject this message and all others. Understand, also, that Freemasonry is so deceptive to its own members that over 90% of all Masons are deliberately deceived about their own organization!
Your eternal soul is at stake. Please welcome the truth about Freemasonry into your heart, and turn to Jesus Christ in repentance. Truly the Daily News demonstrates that we are truly living in the End of the Age. The Temple is close to being rebuilt as events in Israel seem to be drawing to a climax.
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