2 Ths. 2:3-4, ‘Let no one deceive you by any means; for That Day will not come unless the falling away [from the truth, the Lord Jesus Christ,] comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshipped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.’
What is this “son of perdition who stands in the holy place?” It is not “a one antichrist man,” but the global antichrist spirit of Satan, controlling with deception and false miracles those who profess to be the born again believers in Christ. As Satan’s evil spirits control all secular churches where believers gather, Satan is “standing in” the temple of the Holy Spirit. There will never, under God’s Eternal New Testament Covenant, be another temple of God than Jesus’ blood-bought believers.
Mt. 23:16, ‘Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple, he is obliged to perform it.’ The abominable twisting of God’s Old Testament Word by these blind rabbis, (the Sanhedrin,) is described here in this study.
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THE FOLLOWING ACCOUNT OF JESUS’ ARREST, TRIAL, AND CRUCIFIXION IS TOLD IN THE CONTEXT OF THE FOUR GOSPELS, (MATTHEW, MARK, LUKE, AND JOHN,) AS WELL AS
HISTORICAL ACCOUNTS OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND THE PREFECT OF CAESAR, PONTIUS PILATE, WHO RESIDED OVER JUDEA
THE HARSH KINGDOM-NOW RULE OF PONTIUS PILATE, STEERED BY THE SECRET SOCIETY KNOWN AS “THE SANHEDRIN”
Readers Digest wrote in ‘Jesus and His Times,’ “The emperor Tiberius took power in Rome in A.D. 14. His domain included Judea, which was plagued by the age-old tension of religion and politics. [The Hebrews were under military Roman rule.] In A.D. 26, Tiberius named a new prefect of Judea, Pontius Pilate, and instituted his rule over this district. Pilate had little sympathy for his Hebrew subjects and soon provoked their hatred, but he did know how to carry favor with the emperor. He erected a temple honoring Tiberius in Caesarea, the Roman capital of Palestine, and inscribed both the emperor’s name and his own on one of its stones; [supposedly immortalizing them as divine kings.]”
This was the Roman Version of the Kingdom-Now theology, (a combination of king and god,) which governs all religions as well as Christianity, in all its various forms. Kingdom-Now adherents all desire to ultimately catapult their religions to global control; (hence, the military imperialism of nations,) enslaving countries and even the whole world to their dictates. Even before the flood of Noah, “the [political/religious] beast from the earth,” (Rev. 13,) wanted to create a so-called ‘god ruled’ kingdom here on earth under the control of a ‘divine’ emperor. This wickedness is also evidenced after the flood in the powerful kingdom of Nimrod and Semiramus; reverenced in Genesis chapter 11.
“The crushing taxes, among other things, which Pontius Pilate introduced, forced Hebrews to cry out against their oppressor. [As a result, just as in our day,] many revolutionists arose from among them, [although the punishment for the crime of treason, (rising up or inciting riots against Caesar,) was crucifixion.] These political rebels, like the two so-called ‘unnamed thieves’ or ‘robbers’ who were crucified beside Jesus, could be more accurately described as ‘insurrectionists’ [or terrorists.]” [Jesus And His Times,’ Readers Digest]
Those Hebrew revolutionists were no ordinary criminals. They were adherents of the Judaist Law; terrorists fighting to manifest the Israel Vision of ‘god’s political kingdom’ here on earth; something like Muslim jihads are doing today. They saw themselves – and were so perceived by the Hebrews – as ‘the freedom-fighters of Yahweh.’ They were guerilla fighters, opposed to the unseen, Spiritual Kingdom of the Spiritual King, the Lord Jesus Christ. As all Kingdom-Now theologians and activists, they instigated and infuriated the Hebrews with totalitarian political expectations and excessive National pride; causing serious political unrest and violent riots.
The mighty army of Caesar’s Prefect, Pontius Pilate, always curbed those revolts, and many of the Hebrew rebels were tortured, incarcerated, and crucified for political crimes against the Roman Empire.
Thus, the Romans reserved the public humiliation and indescribable agony of the cross for political rebels who claimed the throne of Caesar; inciting a culture of fear among enemies of the Empire and so, declaring Caesar’s boundless power over his subjects and conquered enemies. Hence, the terrible punishment of crucifixion was meticulously designed to deal with criminals without Roman citizenship, and with those who lost their Roman citizenship because they committed treason against the Roman Empire.
JESUS DID NOT MEET THE HEBREWS’ KINGDOM-NOW EXPECTATIONS
Who was the Sanhedrin that condemned Jesus to death? Which religion did they teach the Old Hebrews?
The Sanhedrin or temple masters of Jesus’ day represented a religious-judicial, Kingdom-of-god-Now-on-earth temple system that ruled the Hebrews under the authority of the Roman Empire. This temple priesthood consisted of three parties based in Judaism. They were the Scribes, (Israel’s lawyers working with the Old Testament Law,) Sadducees, (who did not believe that there will be a resurrection of the dead,) and the Pharisees, (some of whom were also legal experts, who mixed God’s Old Testament, “the Law and the Prophets” with their oral, rabbinic tradition.) This blasphemous crime against God’s Word is what Jesus was addressing when He said in Mark 7:6-13, “Very well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, “...In vain they worship Me, [says God,] teaching as doctrines the commandments of men [and not of God.] For laying aside the commandment of God, you hold the [twisted, evil] tradition of men… making the Word of God of no effect through your tradition which you have handed down. And many such things you do,” (Mt. 15:6-9; Col. 2:8.)
It is believed that Judaism originated in 3000 BC — 1200 B.C. Today, the mysticism of the Jewish Cabala (or Kabbalah) and Judaism cannot be separated from each other. Back then, based on Hebrew Nationalism, or focused on the secular nation and country of Israel, the rabbis derived Judaism from ancient Canaanite religions.
Those nations were polytheists, who worshiped many gods and idols, and they constantly lured the Israelites into idolatry during their wanderings among them. During that time, the rabbis also fused certain elements of ancient Babylonian worship with Judaism. Afterwards, some of those beliefs were woven into the Hebrew laws and Scriptures that came from God to make up our Old Testament, and this was then refined into the type of Judaism, which the Hebrew Sanhedrin taught in Jesus’ day.
Those Hebrew-Judaist rabbis were a secret society who also clandestinely practiced the rituals and beliefs on which the modern Jewish Cabala is based. And so, they believed, among other things, that “God is an equal, but an opposite God to Satan... [The Dual God of both good and bad, darkness and light…] The mystic Sanhedrin of Jesus’ day, just as Jewish Cabalists today, believed their national savior will be “brought to earth by the incantations of powerful occult priests who supposedly served ‘the God of Abraham;’ so still modern Judaism believes that their [divine] messiah king will be brought to earth by their own power... Now you know why [the Sanhedrin] concluded that Jesus was drawing His power to do miracles from Beelzebub, one of Satan's chief demons. This was what Jesus addressed when He said, “I have come in my Father's Name, and you do not receive Me; if another comes in his own name, him you will receive, (Jn. 5:43.) [Acknowledgement to Southwest Radio Ministries, Wikipedia, and Texe Marrs.]
In this way, the Hebrew [Cabbalist] Sanhedrin manufactured their own Scriptures to accommodate their traditions and Zionist expectations. In fact, the Sanhedrin of Jesus’ day was a well-established network of Secret Society Satanists, who practiced the witchcraft that later became known as “ritual Cabala magic” — and it is still the core of all Baphomet/Lucifer worship in modern masonic orders as well. Cabala ‘magic’ and it’s satanic beliefs still shape the teachings of Judaism according to the rabbis’ uncontextual, pagan abuse of the Old Testament as described above.
So, whenever people become impressed with Messianic Judaism and other forms of Judaism, they must think twice before they accept this dreadful religion as ‘truth.’ They are actually declaring the occult power of the secret societies of Ritual Cabala Magic over them. This is raw Satanism; witchcraft and idolatry against the Most High and Holy God of the Bible. Hence, Zionist-Judaism still reject The True, New-Covenant Word of God and The Truth Himself; the only Savior of the whole world, the Lord Jesus Christ.
No wonder Jesus rebuked this secret society of Sanhedrin Satanists as follows, [paraphrased,] “Serpents, you brood of vipers;” murderers and torturers of God’s true prophets and teachers, with your hands full of innocent blood…. Blind guides, who focus on the trivial things of spiritually dead religion while rejecting the most important Salvation and Moral Law of God... Children of your father the devil, whose will you always choose to do, (Jn. 8:44.) You are whitewashed graves full of [stinking] dead, human bones... (Mt. 23:23-39.)”
Jesus could speak to them like this because He came to save and deliver them, but secretly, they were cemented in Satanism, although they seemed so very pious. Yet, as if they really were the priesthood of the Living God, they also conducted God’s blood sacrifices in the temple, ministered His Word to the people, and judged and sentenced those who “were called by His Name” according to their own versions of God’s Law.
When we look at the masonic secret societies that still govern Jesus’ believers according to their many false dogmas and church systems, we may ask, “Is there any difference between those early Sanhedrin Satanists and the modern clergy, ‘The abomination standing in the holy place,’ who are the vultures ministering in, above, and among the blood-washed, born-again, Holy-Spirit temple of Jesus’ New Covenant believers?” (Mt. 24.)
Did the Hebrews, whom the Sanhedrin ruled, know Who the Ever-living Man Jesus really Is?
The ordinary Hebrew might not have known the Scriptures in detail, but the Scribes, Pharisees, and Sadducees all knew that Prov. 30:4, Ps. 2:7, 12; and Dan. 3:25, spoke of the Son of God; the coming Hebrew Christ, as foretold in Micah 5 and throughout their Scriptures, (our Old Testament.) They knew the coming Savior would be God in the flesh of a perfect, human Man, born of a virgin (Isa. 7:14) from the tribe of Judah in the city of Bethlehem, (Micah 5:1.) They also knew the Man Jesus would be the King of Israel, called Wonderful, Counselor, Almighty God, (Rev. 1:6-8; Rev. 15:3-4,) Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace,” (Isa. 9:5.)
Being God Himself, (Col. 2:9; Heb. 1:1-14,) Jesus’ Name, during both Old Testament and New Testament times, is YHWH, the Great “I Am Who I Am,” (Ex. 3:13-15.) Hence, Jesus continuously declared during His earthly ministry, “I Am [YHWH] the Good Shepherd, I Am [YHWH] the Alpha and Omega, I Am the Way, the Truth; YHWH the Resurrection and the Life; YHWH the Door, YHWH the One Who Is, Was, and Is to come, the Lord God Almighty...” (Rev. 1:6-8; 15:3-4.) The incarnated Jesus, (God manifested or in the form of a man,) would become the Great and Last Prophet of Israel, (Deut. 18:18;) and He would do astonishing miracles among the Israeli nation, (Isa. 61; 35:5-6; 41:1-7.)
Jesus’ ministry was during the Old Testament Covenant before His crucifixion, resurrection, ascension – and before the Holy Spirit was given on Pentecostal Day. This is why, before the cross, Jesus focused primarily on the Hebrew nation, (Joel 2:29; Jn. 1:1-14; Jn. 7:39; Acts 2:17-21.)
Old Testament Scripture clearly prophesied that Jesus would also, for all eternity, reign [spiritually] upon the throne of David, [as an allegory of Jesus’ Throne in heaven,] in His Everlasting, [Spiritual] Kingdom, (Is. 9:6-7; Jer. 23:5.) But mistaking this promise to mean that He would literally reign upon the physical throne of David over the physical, restored nation of Israel, (as Messianic Judaism and related Zionist cults still do,) the expectations of the Hebrew nation were fixed on the belief that God would send them a charismatic statesman, a political god-man savior, to break the yoke of the Roman Empire, (Acts 1:6-8.) They all, (even His disciples,) had physical renewal of the nation and country of Israel in mind, while Jesus was set on bringing them to eternal life in heaven, (Mt. 24:1-14.)
Jesus was not interested in politics. Under the New Testament Covenant, He Was and Is the Eternal Spiritual Savior of not only believing Hebrews, (now called Jews,) but also of the entire believing world, (Jn. 3:16.) The Sanhedrin also knew from their own prophesies that He would be rejected by His own people, mocked, inhumanely beaten, and most cruelly tortured to death, but, as the Sacrificial Lamb of God, “not one of His bones would be broken,” (Is. 53, Ex. 12:46 – Jn. 19:31-36; Num. 9:12.) He would rise bodily from the grave, as God “will not allow His Holy One, [God in the form of the mere Man Jesus,) to see corruption,” and become the Only Mediator of the Eternal New Testament Covenant between God and all personally believing people - believing Hebrews as well as all believers from the Gentile (or non-Hebrew) nations, (Ps. 16:8-11 Is. 55:3-5; Jn. 3:16; 1:11-14 — Heb. 8:13; chapters 7-9.)
CHRISTIANS THROUGH THE AGES, JUST AS THE KINGDOM-NOW SANHEDRIN, “EXCHANGED THE TRUTH FOR THE LIE” THAT SAYS “THIS FALLEN WORLD WILL BECOME A ‘GOOD’ WORLD”
As countless Christians through the ages, the Sanhedrin Kingdom-Now ‘thieves and robbers’ (Jn. 10:10) did not view God’s Word in earnest – or in context, to find the real Truth of the Scriptures; (Jn. 14:6.) Yet, in Jesus’ times, many of His people believed that He is the Life-speaking, Truth-talking, water-walking, miracle Healer and Exorcist from God. Deceived by the Sanhedrin, they accepted Him as their long-awaited “divine emperor;” their political king and god from heaven; their “messiah.” (Whenever we hear people call Jesus ‘messiah’ and not “Savior,” we must know they were indoctrinated to believe this political king-savior lie.)
Today, many thousands of believing Jews also accept Jesus. However, now controlled by the glorified “Holy Name Movement” and Messianic Judaism, and under the sway of false dogmas such as the Israeli Timeline, most still revere the nation and country of Israel above Jesus and the truth of His Word. Thus, completely in opposition to God’s entire New Testament/Covenant in Jesus Christ, they attach themselves physically, emotionally, and spiritually to the physical nation and country of Israel, the clandestine Cabalist witchcraft of Judaism, and the ritual laws of the ousted Old Testament Covenant, (Gal. 2:20-21; Heb. 8:13; chapters 7-9.)
As seen above, it is a blasphemous, antichrist sin to reject “the only Name (Jesus) by which we must be saved” — or to change and water down the full atonement, the Gospel, and blood-covenant of Jesus. So, Jesus never mentioned any such thing as Zionist-Judaism under His New Covenant, while Paul, especially, fiercely withstood all spiritual, emotional, and physical adherence to the Old Testament Covenant, (Acts 4:12; Gal. 2:20-21; Heb. 8:13, chapters 7-9.)
[Acknowledgement to the people who compiled and published these images]
Images on Left: 1) The so-called “star of David” is a satanic hexagram adopted from masonic orders in 1897. In 1948, it became the insignia of the Cabalist-Judaist Government of The State of Israel. Most of Israel’s statesmen are self-proclaimed illuminati and other masons, and thus, they are worshippers of the masonic god Baphomet or Lucifer. Neither David, Jesus, nor the apostles ever referred to such a satanic “star.” 2) “The Jewish Hanukah Menorah candelabrum was also adopted from pagan ritual. “[As most other pagans,] the Zoroastrians of Persia marked the Winter Solstice with a festival of fire to honor the rebirth of the sun god, which predated Jewish Hanukah,” [Wikipedia.]
Image in the Middle: Israeli child sacrifice to Molech by “making their children go through the fire” for the ‘blessings’ of this fertility god. Modern child sacrifice and child-organ harvesting among the masonic elite that govern the world through politics and religion directly refer to this god, which the Old Hebrews worshipped. Adhering to Messianic Judaism or any other form of Judaism, which is also based on masonic worship, ties people to all these heinous crimes against God and humanity; to the historical and modern atrocities of Israel and their pledges to idols — as well as to their torturous murder of God’s Son Jesus on the cross.
Image on Right: Rom. 1:25 directly warns New Covenant believers not to worship God’s creatures and creation [e.g., by revering the Jews and the land of Israel — or even idolizing our own countries as ‘holy land.’] Even if we pledge “just” our allegiance in support of ‘the holy land’ and its National Worship, we are idolaters, and just as guilty as those who actively worship Israel, (Rom. 1:32.) Although believers still live physically in this world, their focus must be on their eternal, spiritual “homeland:” heaven, (Heb. 11:13-16.)
JESUS RAISED LAZARUS FROM THE DEAD AND THEN CONRONTED THE PHARISAICAL TEMPLE-GREED
After Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, the great multitude of pilgrims, who were in Jerusalem for the Passover Feast, heard that Jesus was on His way to the city. In joyful reverence, they cut branches from palm trees and went out to meet Him, fulfilling the word of the prophet Zechariah, when he said, “Behold, your King is coming, sitting on a donkey’s colt.”
Adoring this Man called Jesus, they shouted the declaration of Ps. 118:26, proclaiming Him their Hebrew King, “Hosanna! Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord! The King of Israel!” They were shouting, “Hosanna – save now! Save us, our Divine King.” In actual fact, they were elated because they believed their divine human king, similar to the Roman Caesar, had come. “Their euphoria was at fever pitch because they expected their messianic hopes to be fulfilled along nationalistic and geographical lines, not spiritually.” - [Spirit Filled Bible, 1990 version — beware of later versions of this Bible.]
· After that, “Jesus went into the temple of God and drove out all those who bought and sold in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves [for sacrifice.] And He said to them, “It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves!” Then the blind and lame came to Him in the temple, and He healed them... [So,] they were also crying out in the temple, ‘Hosanna to the Son of David, [our divine human king from royal ancestry!’]” (Zech. 9:9; Jn. 12:14; Mt. 21:1-16.)
Touching their money, immensely angered the Sanhedrin. Firstly, Jesus openly denounced and withstood their making-making schemes in the temple. Secondly, Jesus was loved and adored by His people and praised on all levels of life. For three years now, they heard Jesus preach the Spiritual Kingdom of God; declaring Himself the Spiritual Savior. They knew He commanded the spiritual rebirth and eternal salvation through faith in Him as the Son of the Most High God, (Jn. 1:11-13; 3:3-5.) To free the Hebrew nation from the spiritual bondage of the evil Satanist Sanhedrin, Jesus knocked loudly on all the closed doors of their physical temple; questioning the authenticity of their religious lives, (Jn. 8:44.)
However, that day when Jesus overturned the money tables, He committed the Sanhedrin’s “unpardonable sin.” They witnessed how the people literally crowned Jesus as King over them — and then He went to the temple to address their abuse of the people, their greed, and their disobedience to God’s Truth, (Mt. 21:1-16.)
“They were indignant and confronted Jesus, asking, “Do You hear what these people are saying?” And Jesus answered, “Yes, have you never read, ‘Out of the mouth of babes and nursing infants You have perfected praise?’” (Ps. 8:2.)
The Sanhedrin then knew, if the people were to turn wholeheartedly to this Savior, rejecting their false, controlling religion, their financial and spiritual exploitation, and their oppressive Kingdom-Now theology, they would lose their demonic hold on the Hebrew nation. Then, they would lose their affluent lifestyles, which they derive from the temple, and their positions of authority and honor among the people.
“The Pharisees, therefore, said among themselves, ‘You see that you are accomplishing nothing. Look, the [whole] world has gone after Him!’” (Jn. 12:19.)
At that moment, the (Cabalist) Sanhedrin decided to murder Jesus.
In a very short time, the many secret satanic agents under their control, who have already infiltrated the Hebrew nation, so dreadfully influenced them that the Hebrews were suddenly willing to participate in the unbearable torture and wicked murder of their own Savior, the Son of the Living God, Whom they have just glorified with His entrance into Jerusalem; that wonderful day when they crowned as Him as King over them.