Just the title of this article probably grabbed attentions of people, and already angered some. My only hope is that you will see what the rest of this has to say. Most people associate the Masons with the many good things they do, and I will give it to them, they really do. But most of them don't know the origins of Masonry, its core values, and how it is completely impossible for a TRUE Christian to be a Mason. Notice what I said there. Many profess, but the oaths taken and the one whom Masonry sets as who it follows will not allow a Christian to be involved as it sets you against Jesus Christ Himself. I understand, many Masons will tell other confused Masons its all okay, and it is hype, and so forth; further, it is a very uncomfortable situation to leave Masonry, but brothers be warned, your eternal soul is at stake here. Pointing to pastors, deacons, and others who were Masons is not going to help you one bit when you stand before Jesus Christ; they are going to have their hands full to when they go before Him. YOU are accountable for your choices. In a court of law, ignorance of a law does not excuse you, and it won't in front of God either. Let's look at God's word...
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
This is not going to be a history lesson in the origin of the Masons, that in itself is a whole other topic. The intent of this is to show, just how incompatible Masonry is with Jesus Christ. One will quickly say that the Masons require the belief in God. Yes, they require a belief in god. Notice the little "g"? That's on purpose. The Masons only require that you believe their is a "supreme being" whether you wish to believe is is Yahweh, Allah, Krishna, the Mormon God, any of the 1000's of Hindu gods, it does not matter. In this area, the Bible belt, the Blue Lodges pretty much get away with using nothing other than a Bible. However, if a Muslim were to want to join, they could swear in on the Quran, and there would be nothing you could say about it. Further, if they were to lead the prayer, as happens in some lodges in other areas, you would be taking part in praying to their false god. You as a Mason, even though it may not be at your lodge, by taking part in such an organization, you have blood on your hands! Let us take a look at some of the quotes in Masonry and I will let them speak for themselves:
There never was a false god, nor was there ever really a false religion, unless you call a child a false man." - Max Müller
Quoted in Louisiana Masonic Monitor, 1949
The first of the universally recognized Landmarks of Freemasonry states that ‘monotheism is the sole dogma of Freemasonry. Belief in one God is required of every initiate, but his conception of the Supreme Being is left to his own interpretation. Freemasonry is not concerned with theological distinctions. This is the basis of our universality.’"
Indiana Mentor’s Manual, p. 19
Masonry has no religious dogma other than that it requires a belief in Deity. Any man, good and true, whether he be Christian, Jew, Mohammedan, Parsee, Buddhist, Brahman or Deist may be admitted to Masonry because all these religions require a belief in Deity.Masonic Code of Alabama, p. 141, 1963
To the altar of Freemasonry all men bring their most votive offerings. Around it all men, whether they have received their teachings from Confucius, Zoroaster, Moses, Mohammad or the founder of the Christian religion--just so long as they believe in the universality of the fatherhood of God and universality of the brotherhood of man--meet upon a common level. The Jew returns to his synagogue, the Mohammedan to his mosque and the Christian to his temple--each better prepared for the solemn duties of life by the associations in this universal brotherhood.
Louisiana Monitor, p. 150, 1988
A Mason offering prayer in the Lodge may pray to his God -- observing his own conception of Deity. . . . None should take umbrage because he addresses his prayer to his own conception of Deity. He must use prayer in the Ritual in all ritualistic ceremonies. Any other prayer is out of order in such ceremonies.
Masonic Code of Alabama, p. 141-2, 1963
One fundamental of Freemasonry is its non-sectarian character. Any man may offer his devotions to the Deity he reveres, under the Masonic title, no matter what name he may use in his religious worship. Thus, Great Architect of the Universe (or any of its variations) is a symbol of Deity as named and worshiped in all religions.
Indiana Mentor’s Manual, p. 49
Quite clearly, Masonry excludes and denies Jesus Christ, no mater if you take your oath with a bible or not, when you speak of the Grand Author of the Universe, you include every other false god out there. By becoming a Mason, you are agreeing that all other gods, by any name are equal. You have just denied Jesus Christ! What does the Bible tell us?
1 John 4:1-3
1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:
3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
Now again, for those of you that say you belong to a "Christian" lodge...
The same prohibition, plus another in the first of the Old Charges, prohibits discussion of sectarian religion.
Sectarian religion does not refer to Christian denominations; it refers to Christianity the same as any other of the world’s several religions. That means that Christian sermons should not be delivered at Lodge gatherings, nor should Christian prayers be offered, nor Christian symbols displayed.
The prohibition on discussion of religious subjects in Masonic meetings applies to Masons even if every member of the Lodge is of the same religious belief.
Mentor’s Manual, p.
Grand Lodge of Indiana, 1975
Many Masons are aware of a man named Hiram Abiff, but who is he? When one becomes a Master Mason, he is given a small book called a monitor. Monitors are produced for each jurisdiction and are distributed by the direction of the Grand Lodges. The 13th edition of the monitor used by The Grand Lodge of Kentucky, The Kentucky Monitor, reveals the identity of Hiram Abiff in a discussion of various religions:
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.
Masonry is VERY clear that Jesus is not unique. Any savior out there will do and with the same amount of clout. Blasphemy! No Christian can be a Christian and be a Mason, you are serving two masters. It clearly states the the savior for Masons is Hiram. You have again denied Jesus Christ!
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.
When someone becomes a Mason, they must take an oath. Let's look at a couple points in that. First, after an opening, the candidate is named, and it says of him that he has long been in darkness, but now seeks the light, and Masonry will bring him to the light. But what did Jesus say?
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.
You just denied Jesus Christ and who He said He was! In this final portion, I wish to show you the god Masonry, through its own admission, serves, and undeniable proof, that a Christian CANNOT be a Mason. This is Baphomet:
Yes, he's a pretty ugly dude. Baphomet is one of the ancient forms of Baal. Who is behind Baal? Satan. A man named Aliester Crowley was one of the world's most well known Satanists. In fact, he wrote the Satanic bible. Crowley invented the symbol of Baphomet. Here is a drawing of Crowley's for Baphomet and I want you to pay close attention to the two items outlined in red. They are known as the Sigil, or Symbol, of Baphomet.
Now a final picture for you to look at. Below is a picture of a Grand Mason, there are many more you could see, but the point again is to look at the red outlined section.
I now want you to see inside the House of the Temple, also known as the Mother Supreme Council of the World, in Washington D.C. The remains of Albert Pike, who was a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason (yes, they are all connected), and the Sovereign Commander. Well, talk about him in a few moments. Look at the red outlined section above the Lodge Master's head in this picture, and you can see the background symbols of Masonic authenticity as well:
Remember me speaking of Albert Pike? This is him, and please take note of the outlined red section:
Albert Pike wrote a book called Morals and Dogma. It is the Morals and dogma of Masonry, that anyone, knowingly or not, serves under when they become a Mason. On July 14, 1889, Pike gave instructions to the 23 Supreme Councils of the World:
"That which we must say to the crowd is, We worship a God, but it is the god that one adores without superstition. To you Sovereign Grand Inspectors General (the name of the 33rd degree, the highest degree known to the world in Scottish Rite Masonry), we say this, that you may repeat it to the Brethren of the 32nd, 31st, and 30th degrees. The Masonic Religion should be, by all of us initiates of the high degrees, maintained in the purity of the Luciferian Doctrine . . . Yes, Lucifer is God . . . the pure philosophical religion is the belief in Lucifer . . . Lucifer, God of Light and God of Good
It is crystal clear, if you are a Mason, you cannot be a Christian. The two do not mix. You are not following the doctrine of Christ. What does scripture say?
2 John 1:9
Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.
2 Timothy 4:3-4
3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables
And what does God's Word say you must do?
2 Corinthians 6:14-18
14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?
15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?
16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you.
18 And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
The choice is yours....and it's eternal.
In His Grace,
Mike Harris Jr.
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