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100K Member Satanic Temple Opening Chapters All Across America To ‘Battle Christianity’

Since its founding, The Satanic Temple has waged a highly active campaign to demand greater separation between church and state, and to challenge the privileged relationship Christianity has with government.

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Since its founding, The Satanic Temple has waged a highly active campaign to demand greater separation between church and state, and to challenge the privileged relationship Christianity has with government.

“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.” Ephesians 6:12,13,16 (KJV)

“Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;” 2 Thessalonians 2:3 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: As the Laodicean Christian church continues on it’s self-defeating path of preaching the powerless ‘love gospel’, and looking for their ‘blessing’ promised them by charlatans like Joel Osteen, Lou Engle, Rick Warren, and Kenneth Copeland, the Satanic Temple is on the rise. The prophesied darkness is coming as the Church of Jesus Christ continues it’s falling away into apostasy. The war is real, the battle is hot and the time is short, to the fight, Christian!

Robert Eggers’ period horror film “The Witch” has been one of the surprise hits of 2016. It’s even gained a second wind since its February 23 release: the first weekend of April it played on 666 screens around the country, raking in an additional USD$465,000.

The tale of a Puritan family turning on each other as they attempt to root out the supernatural evil plaguing their farm, the film won Eggers the award for best director at Sundance – and even frightened horror master Stephen King.

The Satanic Temple of Detroit: Unveiling of Baphomet

GRAPHIC WARNING: This is HARD CORE Devil worship, and it took place in Detroit on July 25, 2015 at the unveiling of the Baphomet monument. This is the spirit that is now rising in America as Laodicean Christianity is powerless to stop it. Please be prayed up before viewing this.

But neither of these accolades has generated as much buzz as an endorsement from The Satanic Temple (TST), a satanic political movement that first appeared in 2013.

In December, TST and A24 studios began collaborating on a four-city tour called The Sabbat Cycle, which consisted of screenings of the film followed by politically driven satanic rituals. The stated goal of The Sabbat Cycle was to inspire a “satanic revolution.”

TST believes that the separation of church and state is currently under attack by radical religious conservatives. They also believe there is a silent majority that opposes this agenda, but remains too apathetic to do anything about it.

The Sabbat Cycle was an attempt to raise political awareness by piggybacking on “The Witch”’s appeal. This is part of larger PR model the group has used since its inception, in which the shocking and the frightening are used to lure media attention to their cause.

As a religion scholar, I find TST fascinating. Not only do their campaigns raise serious questions about the First Amendment and religious pluralism, they also challenge the public to think about what counts as a “religion.”

To learn more, I attended the Sabbat Cycle at its Austin stop, and spoke with attendees about their religious and political views.

Political movement, religion or both?

Since its founding, The Satanic Temple has waged a highly active campaign to demand greater separation between church and state, and to challenge the privileged relationship Christianity has with government.

A cornerstone of their campaign has been tongue-in-cheek “stunts” intended to show how government institutions favor Christianity in ways that would never be tolerated for other religions.

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Pay attention, Christians, this is the Christian CRAP being preached to people that think they are going to take on the forces of darkness and win. In a battle between powerless Joel Osteen and his followers against the Satanic Temple and their followers, who do YOU think would win?

TST first made headlines in 2013, when it held a rally in Florida, ostensibly to congratulate Governor Rick Scott for passing a bill that would allow students to read “inspirational messages of their choosing” at assemblies and sporting events.

While Scott probably envisioned the law permitting Christian students to offer public prayers and Bible readings, it could not, constitutionally, specify what sort of “inspirational messsages” were allowed – including satanic messages. And so the rally featured a sign declaring, “Hail Satan! Hail Rick Scott!”

Whether or not TST is a “real” religion has been a subject of debate. But some members insist that while the movement is atheistic, the group, like other religions, has a shared set of values, concerns and symbols (like Satan as a symbol of rebellion).

Religion or not, no one can question TST’s appeal or its sincerity about its political goals.

Today TST has 17 chapters in the United States and Europe and claims an estimated 100,000 members – a figure based on the purchase of membership cards and various forms of online support.

Masters of media attention

TST chapters across the country have launched campaigns demanding the same religious rights and privileges afforded to Christianity.

These have included the creation of satanic coloring books for distribution in schools in Florida and Colorado; bids to erect satanic “nativity scenes” on government property in Florida, Michigan and Indiana; offering prayers to Satan at a high school football game in Seattle; and demanding that a monument to the Ten Commandments at the Oklahoma State Capitol be accompanied by a monument to Baphomet (a goat-headed idol associated with witches’ sabbaths).

The 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) reinforced the religious freedoms outlined in the First Amendment. When the Supreme Court ruled that RFRA applied only to the federal government and could not be applied to the states, many states passed their own versions of RFRA. Several of TST’s campaigns involve using RFRA laws to claim religious accommodations for satanists.

For example, since 2014 TST has invoked state RFRA laws in Michigan and Missouri to demand a religious exemption from laws dictating that those who seek an abortion need to review literature or endure a waiting period.

In January, TST’s Tucson chapter demanded that the Phoenix City Council include them in public prayers offered before their council meetings. The council responded with a new rule that only chaplains from the police and fire departments may offer the prayers before meetings. (TST has threatened to sue.)

Harvard Law Professor Noah Feldman has argued that James Madison would have supported the Tucson satanists. Madison was concerned that individual rights could be threatened by a “tyranny of the majority,” and saw laws guaranteeing individual rights as “paper barriers” that offered no real protection. Only a diverse coalition of minorities could effectively check a majority and protect individual freedom.

“We do not seek followers, but collaborators”

It was exactly this sort of coalition that TST spokeswoman Jex Blackmore hoped to forge through events like the Sabbat Cycle.

In Austin, Texas, Blackmore took the stage before a screening of “The Witch” at the Alamo Drafthouse and explained that the film was a “microcosm of a patriarchal theocratic society that results in satanic revolution.” In Blackmore’s reading of the film, the titular witch was driven to witchcraft by Puritan oppression.

Afterward I got to chat with Drafthouse employee and film buff Laird Jimenez about this assessment. He noted that “escaping patriarchy” is currently part of a cultural zeitgeist that includes films like Oscar-winner “Mad Max: Fury Road,” which depicts women escaping – and then overthrowing – a patriarchal warlord.

Following the screening, everyone migrated to a bar and music venue called The Sidewinder, where TST held their ritual. Members from the Detroit and San Antonio chapters began setting up and handing out satanic American flags painted in only black and white. I mingled with a small crowd of Satanic sympathizers and the curious. Leather jackets, tattoos and pentagrams were in abundance.

During the ritual, a speaker played an excerpt from a speech by Baptist pastor Dr. Jeff Owens, in which Owens warned his congregation, “Satan does not want you to do what he wants you to do. Satan wants you to do what you want to do.” (Other eyewitness accounts of the ritual can be found here and here.) Owens had been warning that Satan uses people’s pride and selfish desires against them, but the ritual imposed its own interpretation onto his message: To TST, Satan represents moral autonomy and personal responsibility.

Blackmore eventually appeared from beneath a hood and took to a podium to deliver what can only be described as a “satanic jeremiad.” She warned that Christian theocrats were taking over America and that those present – atheists, satanists, fans of heavy metal and punk music – were allowing it to happen: “There’s too much apathy and not enough resistance!”

She told the audience, “We do not seek followers, but collaborators.”

Afterward I spoke with some young people from the crowd. One explained that he was attracted to Satanism because “It’s about knowledge,” not dogma.

Another, Jonathan – who identified as a witch – seemed the most likely to be sympathetic to TST’s politics. He said that when he attended high school in Virginia Beach, his classmates targeted him for openly identifying as a Pagan. Someone even pretended to be him and called in bomb threats to his school. The events attracted the attention of Detective Don Rimer, a notorious “occult crime expert,” who confiscated all of Jonathan’s books on witchcraft as evidence. There was an attempt to forcibly commit Jonathan to a mental institution.

I asked Jonathan if he thought TST was really a religion.

“Definitely,” he said, “Some people treat Christianity as a hobby. But no one thinks it’s not a real religion.”

Can the satanists win?

As the event wound down, I was able to interview Blackmore. Like Marx, Blackmore saw her revolution as inevitable: the Christian Right would naturally drive people to rebel against it.

She told me that she’d recently met a French journalist who said that nothing like TST could happen in France. The French model of laicité – a much more ingrained version of America’s professed separation of church and state – leaves nothing to rebel against. By contrast, TST wants to challenge the popular belief that America is a “Christian nation.”

Many TST members and allies I spoke to described strict Christian upbringings. In Blackmore’s assessment, progressive cities like Austin are paradoxically the most apathetic about resisting the Christian Right because people in progressive cities feel they are unaffected by religion-influenced laws. Blackmore saw “The Witch” as an opportunity to get more people involved and hasten their political revolution.

But Jonathan pointed out that this dialectic can swing both ways: revolution begets counterrevolution. For example, in the 1970s, the New Christian Right formed, in part, as a response to the perceived excesses of the 1960s.

Likewise, there is a risk that an openly satanic presence in American politics will energize the very forces TST opposes. Right wing news sites such as Breitbart.com and LifeSiteNewshave given TST heavy coverage precisely because their rhetoric can be used as fodder for antiabortion activists.

Conservative voices have claimed TST “proves” what they have said all along – that God is with them and their political opponents are literally demonic.

In many ways, TST is the heir to the “New Left” of the 1960s and such figures as Abbie Hoffman and Allen Ginsberg. Events like the “exorcism” of the Pentagon in 1967 demonstrated an understanding of ritual and semiotics: the strategic use of religious symbols could change what the Pentagon represented to the public.

But the New Left also intentionally straddled the line between prank and sincerity in order to draw media attention to their cause. It is contested today what effect the New Left actually had toward the goal of ending the Vietnam War and it is similarly unclear what effect TST might have on America’s political center of gravity.

Nonetheless, millennials now outnumber baby boomers. They’re a more diverse generation than their predecessors, and major changes to the political landscape seem inevitable.

Still, supporters like Jonathan remain skeptical of TST’s true viability.

“It’s not that they’re wrong,” he said, “But this is Austin, and look how many people came out? And how many people here are actually going to do anything?” source

 

Free Bible Program

Today We Received A Request For 20 King James Bibles For A Local Halfway House, And 2,000 Bibles For The Okeechobee Correctional Institution

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The only way a life, an attitude, a heart can be changed is by God through Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit, that’s why we’re sending out Bibles.

The first email read “I pastor Grace Baptist Church in Starke and we do what we can. If it is possible, I would like to request some King James Bibles for a men’s ministry here. We have men who are sharing their Bible with others when we meet, as several do not have their own and can’t afford to buy one.” What a simple request, yet one that will bear fruit in eternity. We’re sending him a case of study Bibles, and two cases of black vinyl King James Bibles. Now that other request, not so simple.

“For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!” 1 Corinthians 9:16 (KJB)

The second email read “I’m the Senior Chaplain at the Okeechobee Correctional Institute and we have 2000+ inmates. I would be grateful for any amount of Bibles you can offer. Thank you and God Bless.” Man, oh man, I really want to send him all 2,000 Bibles. Yeah, that’s what we need to do. If you or I were to stand at the Judgment Seat of Christ tonight, just imagine, how do you think we might feel in that moment about the importance of sending out Bibles? I think having that mindset is one big reason why we’re so close to 100,000 Bibles as I write this. We have been doing good, really good, but we can do more. I can do more. Is 100,000 Bibles the end of the road, or is it just the beginning? You tell me.

People are dying and going to Hell for the want of a Bible, and I want us to be doing everything we can to stand in the gap between the lost and the Lake of Fire. The pastor at Grace Baptist, when I told him we would happily send him the Bibles he needed, wrote back and said ” I don’t know what to say. I never imagined anything like this. You have gone above and beyond. I really can’t express my gratitude and thankfulness.” That’s how I feel to all of you who support NTEB, and support these outreaches we have to reach the lost. Pray for this ministry, and if the Lord has prospered you, be as generous as you can, donate like someone’s eternity depends on it because it does. TO THE FIGHT!!!

Now The End Begins is your front line defense against the rising tide of darkness in the last Days before the Rapture of the Church

When you contribute to this fundraising effort, you are helping us to do what the Lord called us to do. The money you send in goes primarily to the overall daily operations of this site. When people ask for Bibles, we send them out at no charge. When people write in and say how much they would like gospel tracts but cannot afford them, we send them a box at no cost to them for either the tracts or the shipping, no matter where they are in the world. We have a Gospel Billboard program. We are now broadcasting Bible studies, Podcasts and a Sunday Service 5 times a week, thanks to your generous donations. All this is possible because YOU pray for us, YOU support us, and YOU give so we can continue growing.

But whatever you do, don’t do nothing. Time is short and we need your help right now. The Lord has given us an open door with a tremendous ‘course’ for us to fulfill that will create an excellent experience at the Judgement Seat of Christ. Please pray for our efforts, and if the Lord leads you to donate, be as generous as possible. The war is REAL, the battle HOT and the time is SHORTTO THE FIGHT!!!

“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:13 (KJB)

“Thank you very much!” – Geoffrey, editor-in-chief, NTEB

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Bible Doctrine

The Modern Versions Prevent A Black Man From Getting Saved In Acts 8 While Teaching The Heresy Of Water Baptism For Salvation In The Church Age

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Your King James Bible faithfully preserves doctrinal truth in Acts 8 that the modern versions seek to destroy

If you have a King James Bible, when you read Acts 8 you thrill to see the salvation of the very first Gentile in the Church Age, the Ethiopian Eunuch, and you marvel at the dispensational truth that’s revealed when you’re shown that baptism in now no longer necessary for salvation. But…if you have an NIV, an ESV, or John MacArthur’s terrible new Legacy Standard Bible, those scripture nuggets have either been removed outright, or cast to the phantom zone of the footnotes section. Why? I’ll tell you why.

“And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized? And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” Acts 8:36,37 (KJB)

People who cannot see dispensations in the Bible will try and tell you that salvation is the same from Genesis to Revelation, but that’s a lie. Salvation isn’t even the same from Acts 2 to Acts 8. In Acts 2:38, Peter is preaching to an exclusively Jewish crowd, and telling them, as a nation, to get baptized for the remission of sins. Yet just 6 chapters later, Phillip assures the Ethiopian Eunuch that belief unto salvation comes before baptism. You are watching the rebirth of the Ethiopian Eunuch while at the same time watching God giving birth to a new dispensation that we call the Church Age. This is all so ground breaking and revelatory that Satan then comes along with his modern version magic eraser to wipe it clean where he can, and cast doubt on it everyplace else.

We live in a day and age where race and race relations are super-charged, and everyone is looking for racism in every cartoon bubble, and that can become weary and tiresome. But is it just a coincidence that the modern versions in Acts 8 swoop in like a seagull after popcorn to snatch up the exact moment that the Ethiopian Eunuch, a black man, gets saved? It kind of feels like it to me. So let’s do a simple bullet point demonstration of the damage done here by the modern versions, shall we?

  • THE DISAPPEARING SALVATION: In your King James Bible, you read that the Ethiopian Eunuch wants to know what’s stopping him from being baptized, and Phillip tells him he needs to get saved first, and baptized second. “And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” The Eunuch gets saved in verse 37, which is then promptly removed by the Laodicean Bible correctors. This is criminal activity perpetrated by Christian criminals who call themselves doctors.
  • THE DISAPPEARING DISPENSATION: By removing verse 37, there is now no dispensational difference between this event in Acts 8 in the Church Age, and the water-based salvation of the Kingdom Age. “Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.” You are being duped, dumbed down and dumped into that whirling vortex known as the ‘Greek and Hebrew Scholars Union’. This is where true biblical scholarship goes to die, don’t let it kill you. NOTE: If you have an ESV, NIV or any of those other perverted ‘bibles’, we invite you to throw it in the trash, then click here and we will send you a brand new King James Study Bible at zero cost to you.

The Greek and Hebrew scholars love to tear down your faith in the King James Bible so they can replace it with your faith in their scholarship, this is a con game of the highest magnitude. We have dozens of books at the Bookstore that will reveal everything you need to know about Bible versions, and we invite you to purchase some of those books right now.

Now The End Begins is your front line defense against the rising tide of darkness in the last Days before the Rapture of the Church

When you contribute to this fundraising effort, you are helping us to do what the Lord called us to do. The money you send in goes primarily to the overall daily operations of this site. When people ask for Bibles, we send them out at no charge. When people write in and say how much they would like gospel tracts but cannot afford them, we send them a box at no cost to them for either the tracts or the shipping, no matter where they are in the world. We have a Gospel Billboard program. We are now broadcasting Bible studies, Podcasts and a Sunday Service 5 times a week, thanks to your generous donations. All this is possible because YOU pray for us, YOU support us, and YOU give so we can continue growing.

But whatever you do, don’t do nothing. Time is short and we need your help right now. The Lord has given us an open door with a tremendous ‘course’ for us to fulfill that will create an excellent experience at the Judgement Seat of Christ. Please pray for our efforts, and if the Lord leads you to donate, be as generous as possible. The war is REAL, the battle HOT and the time is SHORTTO THE FIGHT!!!

“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:13 (KJB)

“Thank you very much!” – Geoffrey, editor-in-chief, NTEB

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Abrahamic Family House

The Headquarters For Chrislam, The Abrahamic Family House In Abu Dhabi, Is Now Nearly Complete And Should Be Operational In Just A Few Weeks

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The Abrahamic Family House in Abu Dhabi is nearly complete and mere weeks away from opening its doors to Chrislam and the One World Religion

The world now accepts the idea of a Roman Catholic peace covenant brokered between a pope and an imam, and within this covenant a room is reserved for the Jews. Like all movements of man, it has a palatial headquarters, known as the Abrahamic Family House in Abu Dhabi, which is now just week away from being completed. It is considered one of the marvels of our age, alongside of the Abraham Accords. The stage is almost set, the players are all present and accounted for, all we need now is our 23 Skidoo.

“For the LORD hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath he covered.” Isaiah 29:10 (KJB)

It is surreal watching all this come together, surreal because the whole world is watching it happen, and yet precious few have any ides what they’re seeing. The One World Religion of Chrislam is out in the open for all to see, exactly as the Bible says it would be in the last days, and yet a spirit of slumber from the Lord is preventing recognition on any appreciable level. The nearly complete Abrahamic Family House is a wonderful testimony to this fact.

Few other sites have followed the rise of Chrislam, the Declaration of Human Fraternity and the Abrahamic Family House as closely and consistently as we have here at NTEB. As you heard on the Podcast today, all these things we have mentioned in this article, up to and including the Abraham Accords are all working steadily towards the same goal. You are privileged to be a witness to this incredible outpouring of fulfilling Bible prophecy. When the Abrahamic Family House opens right after the first of the year, you’ll be among the very first to hear about because NTEB will be there first, happily reporting the story back to you. In 2023, you will hear a lot about the Abrahamic Family House, a lot about Human Fraternity For World Peace, and when you do, rest secure in the knowledge that our time on this earth is almost up. Until then…TO THE FIGHT!!!

Now The End Begins is your front line defense against the rising tide of darkness in the last Days before the Rapture of the Church

When you contribute to this fundraising effort, you are helping us to do what the Lord called us to do. The money you send in goes primarily to the overall daily operations of this site. When people ask for Bibles, we send them out at no charge. When people write in and say how much they would like gospel tracts but cannot afford them, we send them a box at no cost to them for either the tracts or the shipping, no matter where they are in the world. We have a Gospel Billboard program. We are now broadcasting Bible studies, Podcasts and a Sunday Service 5 times a week, thanks to your generous donations. All this is possible because YOU pray for us, YOU support us, and YOU give so we can continue growing.

But whatever you do, don’t do nothing. Time is short and we need your help right now. The Lord has given us an open door with a tremendous ‘course’ for us to fulfill that will create an excellent experience at the Judgement Seat of Christ. Please pray for our efforts, and if the Lord leads you to donate, be as generous as possible. The war is REAL, the battle HOT and the time is SHORTTO THE FIGHT!!!

“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:13 (KJB)

“Thank you very much!” – Geoffrey, editor-in-chief, NTEB

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