When it comes to offering up worship to God, we are commanded to worship Him "in spirit and in truth". (Jn.4:23) Jesus, Himself said, "Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth." (Jn.17:17) There is never a time when God wants men to worship Him in lies and deception or through the vain traditions of men. We were also warned about the seduction of "fables", which turn men's heart away from the truth:

"Neither give heed to fables...." (1Tim.1:4)

"But refuse profane and old wives' fables...." (1Tim.4:7)

"And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables." (2Tim.4:4)

"Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth." (Tit.1:14)

"For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ...."(2Pet.1:16)

Here we have five scriptures warning about "fables", yet Rome has repeatedly disregarded the scriptures and used fables to turn men from the truth of the gospel. It has used fables to mock the finished work of Jesus Christ.

One such example is a supposed "Letter" from Jesus. "St." Elizabeth, Queen of Hungary, with "St." Maltida and "St." Bridget, wishing to know something of the Passion of Jesus Christ, offered fervant and special prayers. "Jesus" appeared to them giving them this letter which they named the "Oration". It was supposedly found in the "Holy Sepulchre of our Lord Jesus Christ in Jerusalem", preserved in a silver box by "His Holiness and by the Emperors and Empresses of the Christian Faith" (Abomination of Desolation: Our Lady vs.Anti-Christ Series, Vol.2, Bro.Vincent de Paul,102). After reading this "Oration", I felt compelled to share it. This "Letter" had the approval of Pope Leo XIII, and was circulated in 1890's. It came with 5 promised graces to the man/woman who carried it with them as well as a curse for those who made light of it.

It reads: "I have descended from Heaven to the Earth in order to convert you. In olden times people were religious and their harvests were abundant; at present, on the contrary, they are scanty. If You want to reap an abundant harvest you must not work on Sunday, for on Sunday you must go to Church and pray to God to forgive your sins. He gave you six days in which to work and one for rest and devotion and to tender your help to the poor and assist the Church. Those people, who brawl against my religion and cast slurs on this Sacred Letter, shall be forsaken by me. On the contrary, those people who shall carry a copy of this Letter with them shall be free from death by drowning and from sudden death. They shall be free from all contagious diseases and liqhtning; They shall not die without confession, and shall be free from their enemies and from the hand of wrongful authority, and from all their slanderers and false witness. Women in peril at child-birth will, by keeping this Oration about them, immediately overcome the difficulty. In the houses where this Oration is kept no evil thing will ever happen: and forty days before the death of a person who has this Oration about him or her, the Blessed Virgin will appear to him or her. So said St. Gregorius. To all those faithful who shall recite for 3 years, each day, 2 Paters, Glorias and Aves, in honor of the drops of blood I lost, I will concede the following 5 graces:

1st. The plenary indulgence and remittance of your sins.

2nd. You will be free from the pains of Purgatory.

3rd. If you should die before completing the set three years, for you it will be the same as if you had completed them.

4th. It will be upon your death the same as if you had shed all your blood for the Holy Faith.

5th. I will descend from Heaven to take your soul and that of your relatives, until the fourth generation. Be it known that the number of armed soldiers were 150; those who trailed me while I was bound were 23. The executioners of justice were 83; the blows received on my head were 150; those on my stomach, 108; kicks on my shoulders, 80. I was led, bound with cords by the hair, 24 times; spits in the face were 180; I was beaten on the body 6666 times; Beaten on the head, 110 times. I was roughly pushed, and at 12 o'clock was lifted up by the hair; pricked with thorns and pulled by the beard 23 times; received 20 wounds on the head; thorns of marine junks, 72; pricks of thorns in the head, 110; mortal thorns in the forehead, 3. I was afterwards flogged and dressed as a mocked king; wounds in the body, 1000. The soldiers who led me to Calvary were 608; those who watched me were 3, and those who mocked me were 1008; the drops of blood which I lost were 28,430."

This letter was to be used as an amulet or charm to ward off evil and gain heaven. Rome would promote this kind of pagan nonsense while killing those who trusted in the true finished work of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of their sins. Satan hates what Jesus did at the cross, and he continues to mock it and distort it (the Mass is another good example).

But alas, the fables do not end there! Another example of this contempt for Christ's sacrifice is the "15 Secret Tortures of Jesus". This fable was "revealed" to the "pious, God-loving Sister Mary Magdalen of the Sancta Clara Order, Franciscan, who lived, died and was beatified in Rome. "Jesus" fulfilled the wish of this "Sister" who desired ardently to know something about the secret tortures which He endured the night before His death. I guess she didn't accept the account as written by His own apostles. Anyway, it goes as follows:



"The Jews considered Me as the most wretched man living on earth so that is why:

(1)-They fastened My feet with a rope and dragged Me over the stepping stones of the staircase, down into a filthy, nauseating cellar.

(2)-They took off My clothing and stung My body with iron joints.

(3)-They attached a rope around My body and pulled Me along on the ground, from end to end.

(4)-They hanged Me on a wooden piece with a slip-knot until I slipped out and fell down. Overwhelmed by this torture, I wept bloody tears.

(5)-They tied Me to a post and pierced My body with various arms.

(6)-They struck Me with stones and burnt Me with blazing embers and torches.

(7)-They pierced Me with awls: sharp spears tore My skin, flesh and arteries out of My body.

(8)-They tied Me to a post and made Me stand, barefoot, on an incandescent metal sheet.

(9)-They crowned Me with an iron crown and wrapped My eyes with the dirtiest possible rags.

(10)-They made Me sit on a chair covered with sharp pointed nails, causing deep wounds in My body .

(11)-They poured on My wounds liquid lead and resin and, after this torture, they pressed Me on the nailed chair, so the nails went deeper and deeper into My flesh.

(12)-For shame and affliction, they drove needles into the holes of My uprooted beard. Then they tied My hands behind My back and led Me walking out of prison with strikes and blows.

(13)-They threw Me upon a cross and attached Me so tightly that I could hardly breathe any more.

(14)-They threw at My head as I lay on the earth, and they stepped on Me, hurting My breast. Then taking a thorn from My crown they drove it into My tongue.

(15)-They poured into My mouth the most immodest excretions, as they uttered the most infamous expressions about Me" (Ibid.,76)

Then "Jesus" added: "My daughter, I desire that you let everyone know these FIFTEEN SECRET TORTURES, in order that every one of them be honored. Anyone who daily offers Me, with love, one of these sufferings and says with fervor the following prayer, will be rewarded with eternal glory on the day of judgement [sic]" (Ibid.76)

The prayer "Jesus" asked to be said is as follows: "My Lord and My God, it is my unchangeable will to honor You in these FIFTEEN SECRET TORMENTS when You shed Your Precious Blood: As many times as there are grains of sand around the seas, as grains of wheat in the fields, or blades of grass in the meadows, as fruit in the orchards, as leaves on the trees, or flowers in the gardens, as stars in the sky, as angels in Heaven, as creatures on earth: so many thousands of times may You be glorified, praised and honored, O Most love-worthy Lord Jesus Christ--Your Holiest Heart, Your Precious Blood, Your Divine Sacrifice for mankind, the Holiest Sacrament of the Altar, The Most Holy Virgin Mary, the nine glorious choirs of Angels and the Blessed Phalanx of the Saints, from myself and everyone, now and forever, and in the eternal ages" (Ibid., 76)

If you have wondered why Becky has placed the name of "Jesus" within quotations, it is because she does not believe this being was the genuine Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  She is reminded of the deceptions of Satan, and of the warning of the Apostle Paul, when he warned:  "And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness ..." [2 Cor 11:14-15]  Satan and his demons can, and do, transform themselves into wonderful angelic beings in order to deceive.  Such is the case here, and such is the case with all these apparitions being seen all over the world.  They are real, and they are demonic.

Do not be deceived.

This blasphemous devotion is approved and recommended by "His Holiness" Clement II, (1734-1740.) Of course, in promising "eternal glory" if one says this prayer, the Roman Catholic Church has just created "another Gospel" of which the Apostle Paul warned so vehemently. Listen: "I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ." [Galatians 1:6-7; emphasis added] Thus has Rome again perverted the true Gospel of Jesus Christ by promising "eternal glory" based upon another way other than the "Narrow Road" Jesus laid out for us all ["Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it." Matthew 7:14] One cannot find a broader road than this one, that promises eternal life by just repeating this worthless prayer, and not being willing to repent, turn from sin, accept the blood sacrifice of Jesus Christ, thus changing your heart permanently.

We know these supposed tortures are false for the following reasons:

First of all, Jesus laid down His life willingly, no one took it from Him. (Jn.10:18)

Secondly, it must take a very corrupt mind to even imagine something as foul as torture #15! This is such blasphemy and obviously the work of Satan!!! We have the account of Jesus' sufferings and death, as recorded by His apostles who were there to observe. We also have a promise from God: "That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God." (Jn.3:15-18)

Now, you know how important it is for the Roman Catholic Church to teach as doctrine that new "Inspiration" can be added, that the Canon is not closed, and that extra-Biblical sources be accepted. None of this nonsense, above, nor any of the pagan doctrines brought in over the past 1000 years, would ever be possible if Rome held to the Biblical doctrine of Sola Scriptura.

It's a shame that Rome has resorted to such fairytales to mock Jesus. It's even sadder that men fell for it!!

by Rebecca A. Sexton, Former Catholics For Christ

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