What is the “Abomination of Desolation” spoken of in the Bible?
It is SATAN, Lucifer, Son of Perdition, That Ole’ Dragon, Serpent, King of Tyrus, to name but a few names the jealous evil one has used to deceive mankind to follow him. He covets the Mercy Seat of God, the spot assigned and reserved for our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Scripture tells us that Our Father loves Mount Zion and the city of Jerusalem and has promised to re-instate the 12 tribes of Israel at their appointed time.
As I see and understand it, common sense dictate that the abominaton/Lucifer who has attempted to corrupt, made desolate/destroy everything good which Our Father has created, stand upon the Holy mountain of Zion claiming to be Christ, Messiah. This would be an affront, a slap in the face with a gauntlet to Our Father!
Matthew 24:15 When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, whoso readeth, let him understand.
Lev 26: 1 Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, or setup any image of stone in your land to bow down unto it, for I am the Lord your God.
Ezekiel 8:1-18 “…behold northward at the gate of the altar this image of jealousy in the entry”. “…even the great abominations that the house of Israel committeth here…” “…and when I looked, behold a hole in the wall and he said unto me, go in, and behold the wicked abominations that they do here.” “…then he brought me to the door of the gate of the Lord’s house which was toward the north and behold, there sat women weeping for Tam’muz.” “… with their backs toward the temple of the Lord, and their faces toward the east, and they worshipped the sun toward the east.”
Ezekiel 18: 12 “…and hath lifted up his eyes to the idols, hath committed abomination.”
Acts 19:26-35 “…Paul hath persuaded and turned away much people, saying that they be no gods, which are made with hands.” “So that not only our craft is in danger to be set at nought, but that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, her magnificence destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worshippeth” “…ye men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephsians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana, and of the image which fell down from Jupiter?”
Below, for educational and awareness purposes, are some of Satan’s symbols and idols which are still around today, even after thousands upon thousands of years.
The Mystery religion of Babylon and their gods precedes the cult gods of Egypt. Before the “stone idols” worshiped in Egypt were called Obelisks, they were called Benben stones of the Babylonians.
I find it interesting that in 1880, that an Obelisk from On/Helipolis was relocated to Central Park, NY USA and that we share its companion stone (aka Cleopatra’s Needles) relocated to Victoria Embankment, London England in 1878, along with numerous other obelisks from this same ancient desert city with Rome.
“According to the Encyclopedia of Freemasonry: The legend of the Craft in the Old Constitutions refers to Nimrod as one of the founders of Masonry. Thus in the York MS., No. 1, we read: “At ye making of ye toure of Babell there was a Masonrie first much esteemed of, and the King of Babilon yt called Nimrod was a Mason himself and loved well Masons.”
The most blatant symbols of Freemasonry’s obsession with Egypt are not hidden in its temples. They stand on public view in the centre of London, Paris, New York, and Washington. How they came to be erected shows both the immense power of Freemasons in the nineteenth century and their love affair with the most evocative symbol of all Egyptian religion: the obelisk.
Why the obelisk? To early Egyptians it was the shape sacred to the Sun God Re or Ra; the creator of humanity, the source of all heat and light, the being on whom man was totally dependent. By the fifth dynasty Re had become so popular he was elevated to the role of state deity. His main centre of worship was On-Heliopolis where the first kings erected primitive obelisks, rough-hewn and truncated, but tipped off by the pyramidion shape which distinguishes obelisks from other monumental columns. These prototype obelisks were known as ‘benben’ stone.
The spirit of the Sun-God was supposed to enter the stones at certain periods, and on these occasions human sacrifices were offered to it. The victims were probably prisoners of war who had been captured alive, and foreigners, and when these failed, the priests must have drawn upon the native population.
At On-Heliopolis king after king erected benbens in Re’s honour, so that by 1300 B.C. the city was full of obelisks; some decorated with gold to resemble the sun’s rays, others with inscriptions glorifying Re’s daily passage through the skies, or hailing earthly occasions such as victories, feasts and jubilees.
The pharoahs of later dynasties switched their obelisk erecting affections to Osiris; God of the earth, vegetation and the Nile flood that gave life to all Egypt; God of rebirth; God also of the Underworld, the Last Judgement and Life and Death. As this cult became ever more popular, the priests at Heliopolis shrewdly grafted it on to Re-worshiping by claiming Osirus was Re’s grandson. This ensured that Heliopolis remained the greatest religious centre in Egypt and the entire Mediterranean region. Even the Roman author Pliny knew of this city where kings ‘entered into a kind of rivalry in forming elongated blocks of stone, known as obelisks, and consecrated them to the divinity of the Sun.
The Egyptians found Osirus particularly attractive because of the bittersweet myth of his life, death and reincarnation. This has been told many times in many ways, but Masonic historians have tended to agree on a version that satisfies their ritual needs.
Osirus (See UN logo) was a King of Egypt who married his sister Isis. His brother, Set, wished to usurp the throne and so plotted his death. He tricked Osirus into climbing in a golden chest. As soon as he was inside, Set nailed down the lid and flung the chest into the Nile. It was carried off to Byblos in Syria where it came to rest against a small tamarisk or acacia tree, with the dead Osirus still inside.
Isis found out what Set had done to Osiris, so she set off to find her husband. A vision led her to Byblos, where she recovered his body and took it back to Egypt. Alas! Set stole it and tore it into fourteen pieces, which he scattered through Egypt to prevent Osiris coming to life again.
Isis recovered all but one of the pieces and gave Osiris a fit burial. Their son, Horus, avenged him by slaying Set. Another son, Anubis, resurrected Osiris with the lion grip. Having triumphed over the grave, Osiris now reigns as King and Judge of the so-called dead.
The piece of Osiris which Isis never recovered was the penis, which Set had cruelly thrown into the Nile, where it was eaten by fish. Ever-resourceful, Isis ‘manufactured an artificial organ around which the Egyptians established a cult and festival’. From this it is a small step to the conclusion that the benben or obelisk was itself a phallic symbol. Where of Osiris, Re or of fertility in general, it was a symbol of fatherhood: ‘the rock that begot’.
To Freemasons groping for mystic enlightenment in the 1800s the obelisk was the only architectural symbol of Osiris still in existence. And if, as some Masonic historians claim, Hiram Abiff is really Osiris reborn,, there could be no greater proof of Masonic ascendency in the modern world than Egyptian obelisks thrust by Masons into the heart of the West’s greatest cities. These would also symbolize Boaz and Jachin, the twin pillars which Masons claim were built in front of Soloman’s Temple, in ‘imitation of two obelisks at the entrance of Egyptian temples’.
“Freemason have been noted as desiring a temple of Pallas/Pan at a sacred site in the territory of Dan (Mt. Zion/Sion/Hermon/Panias—Golan Heights, New Jerusalem, 2nd Oracular Temple)” The lost tribe of Dan, see Acts 7:42-43 “Ye took up the tabernacle of Molach, and the “Star of your god Remphan.”
These are mentioned even in the Book of the Dead, the texts which every well-heeled Ancient Egyptian had placed in his tomb to make sure he was resurrected in the Kingdom of Osiris: ‘Two pillars at the gateway to his house were Set and Horus.’
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