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Some Little-Known Biblical Facts Concerning Christmas!

There are many who, when they attend a church func- tion or other stage-play featuring the manger scene, with the three wise men, along with their visit to consult Herod to determine the location of the then recently born Christ Child, fail to fully comprehend all of the events taking place in the surrounding history which are seldom revealed. This will be an effort to divulge some of the missing data.

First of all, the Herod family were Edomites who were converted to Judaism about 105 B.C., which we find record- ed at Josephus’ Antiq. bk. 13: ch, 9: par. 1, in part:

... Hyrcanus took also Dora and Marissa, cities of Idumea, and subdued all the Idumeans; and permitted them to stay in that country, if they would circumcise their genitals, and make use of the laws of the Jews; and they were so desirous of living in the country of their forefathers, that they submitted to the use of circumcision, and the rest of the Jewish ways of living; at which time therefore this befell them, that they were hereafter no other than Jews ....”[Note: These “jews” were NOT Judah!]

The Mystery of the Great Dragon, Serpent, Devil & Satan!

When researching Biblical chronology, it would be well to start with the book of Revelation, chapter 12, as it speaks of an event which happened long before the creation of Adam, and the consequences are still with us today. The four entities mentioned above are brought together into one collective category at Revelation 12:9 which states:

And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angelsG32 were cast out with him.” It’s imperative to grasp that the designations “dragon”, “serpent, and “Devil” are simply substitute labels for “Satan”!

It should immediately become evident that John, in his Revelation, grouped these four allegorical symbols as having a common agenda. Notice especially the words, “... he was cast out into the earth, and his angelsG32 were cast out with him.” Firstly, this implies an angel leader, and secondly, a group of angel followers. Jude 1:6 explains this in greater detail thusly:

And the angelsG32 which kept not their first estateG746, but left their own habitationG3613, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.”

How Edom Infiltrated & Overthrew Judaea in the 1st Century B.C.!

This is a very serious Biblical story seldom, if ever, addressed anywhere in the various sects of churchianity! I attended church for about 35 years, and I never heard this subject mentioned one single time, so I doubt very much whether any of my readers have heard it either. For evi- dence on this matter, I will cite Eusebius’ The History of the Church, translated by G.A. Williamson, published by Pen- guin Books. pp. 18-19, (and this passage will demand editing to properly comprehend the context):

Extinction of the native Jewish [sic Judahite] dynasty: Herod, the first foreign [Edomite] king: 6. At this time Herod became the first foreigner to be king of the Jewish [sic Judaean] nation, fulfilling the words of Moses:

“‘There shall not be wanting a ruler from Judah • Nor a leader sprung from his loins • Until he come for whom it is reserved.’

Moses adds that he will be the expectation of the Gentiles [sic ethnos, nations]. There could be no fulfilment of the pre- diction as long as they were free to live under rulers of their own [Israelite] race, beginning with Moses himself and continuing to Augustus’ reign; in his time the first foreigner, Herod, was entrusted by the Romans with the government of the Jews [sic Judahites]. Josephus informs us that he was an Idumaean on his father’s side and an Arab on his mother’s; but according to Afri- canus – and he was no ordinary historian – the best authorities say that Antipater, Herod’s father, was son of a certain Herod of Ascalon, one of the ‘temple-slaves’ of Apollo. This Antipater was taken prisoner by Idumaean bandits when a medium child, and re- mained in their hands because his father was too poor to put down his ransom. He was brought up in their ways and later befriended by Hyrcanus, the Jewish [sic Levitical Israelite] high priest. His son was the Herod of our Saviour’s time.

Holy Writ Mandates Racial Segregation for White-Adam-Man!

Both the Old and New Testaments, plus most of the Apocrypha, highly condemn the unforgivable sin of race- mixing (i.e., miscegenation). “Kind after kind” is repeated numerously in Genesis chapter 1; v.12, “... herb yielding seed after his kind ... tree yielding fruit, whose seed ... after his kind”, v. 21, “... created great whales ... creatures that moveth ... after their kind ... every winged fowl after his kind ...”, v. 24 “beast of the earth after his kind”, v. 25 “... beast after his kind ... cattle after his kind ... that creepeth ... after his kind ...”, v. 26 “... man in our image, after our likeness ...”

The “man”at Gen. 1:26 is Strong’s #120 (the verb form #119 meaning “to show blood (in the face (i.e. flush or turn rosy ...)), from which is the proper noun “Adam”H121 at Gen. 2:19. This ability of “Adam”, the “man” who can blush sets the Adamic man separately far apart and above all the other nonwhite and racially mixed-peoples! Also, the name “Adam”H121means “ruddy”, and “blood” (i.e., “dam”) is in his name, Strong’s #1818. Therefore, the nonwhite and mixed races have no Biblically lawful standing!

Billy Graham Claimed Christ was Swarthy rather than Ruddy!

An Associated Press Release from Victoria Falls, Rhodesia, dated February 18, 1960, reads in part as follows:

... However, [Billy] Graham declared, ‘I don’t see how the South African approach (of rigid segregation) can possibly work’ ... ‘Christ was not a European,’ he said, ‘He wasn’t fair skinned. I should say He was swarthy ...’.”[Destiny, June 1962]

It is quite surprising, to say the least, to find Graham teach- ing that Christ ‘wasn’t [FAIR] skinned – but [SWARTHY]’!

In The American Heritage Dictionary with Indo-European Roots, the word “fair” as an adjective means: “1. Visually beauti- ful or admirable; lovely: a fair maiden2. Of light color, as a. Blond: fair hair ....” Webster’s New World Dictionary has on the adjective “fair”: “1. attractive; beautiful; lovely. 2. unblemished; clean ... 3, [< notion that dark coloring was foul] light in color; blond [fair hair] ....” Webster’s definition for “swarthy” is: “... having a dark complexion; dusky ...”. One of the meanings of “dusky” is “lacking light; dim; shadowy” somewhere between intense light and deep darkness, which would be “arab” in the Hebrew at Strong’s #6150, where it means, “... to grow dusky at sundown ...” & #6154 where it means, “... a mixture, (or mongrel race) ....” Thus, we have four words to pursue here; “fair”, “ruddy”, “swarthy” & “arab”.

The Greatest Identity Theft In The History Of The World

Exhibit #1: The Complete Works of Flavius Josephus, Antiquities, Book 13, Chapter 9, Paragraph 1 in part, plus note at the bottom of the page as scanned from my copy of Whiston’s book, printed by Kregel Publishing:

... Hyrcanus took also Dora and Marissa, cities of Idumea, and subdued all the Idumeans; and permitted them to stay in that country, if they would circumcise their genitals, and make use of the laws of the Jews; and they were so desirous of living in the country of their forefathers, that they submitted to the use of circumcision,* and the rest of the Jewish ways of living; at which time therefore this befell them, that they were hereafter no other than Jews.

It’s Insane to Claim a 3rd Temple at Jerusalem Will Be Built!

Not only is it the height of insanity to promote this supposition, but it borders on blasphemy! Many mediocre Bible students are aware of the original Temple built by Solomon and the 2nd more humble Temple rebuilt by Zerubbabel after the seventy years of Judah’s captivity in Babylon. But they are entirely oblivious to the Temple which Herod built after tearing down Zerubbabel’s Temple to, and including, its foundations (Josephus’ Antiq. 15:11:3).

Testimony is found at The Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, vol. R-Z, p.p. 550-551, under subtitle “Temple, Jerusalem”:

THE TEMPLE OF HEROD:As was pointed out above, this temple lasted a much shorter time than the other two. Begun ca. 20 B.C.,the basic structure was completed in about a year and a half, but subsidiary construction was still in process a half-century later (John 2:20),and may not have been entirely finished when the destruction came in A.D. 70. Although on the same site as the two preceding temples, this one involved an almost complete rebuilding according to the new and then prevailing style of architecture, the Hellenistic-Roman, but with retention of the Solomonic arrangement of rooms within the sanctuary itself. It is logically absurd, therefore, to confuse Herod’s and Zerubbabel’s temples under the name of ‘second temple.’ Herod’s was definitely the third temple, no matter what tradition may say.[Note: Herod’s temple was satanically inspired. C.A.E]

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