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Linda Kimball, 2015
Today many intellectuals and modern theologians slavishly follow after whatever passes for current trends in scientific and evolutionary theory, thus they believe the Genesis account ex nihilo, the supernatural, the fall, miracles, the Resurrection of Christ, hell, angels, demons and possession are out dated concepts. Despite this, in 1967 Mortimer J. Adler, the guiding genius behind The Encyclopedia Britannica and Great Books of the Western World, predicted that belief in a spiritual reality would not only return but be considered orthodox science. His prediction has come true, for today, Eastern-oriented occult pantheism (evolutionary New Age cosmic humanism (1) and esoteric neo-pagan materialism (evolutionary secular humanism) have nearly merged, making it difficult to distinguish one from the other.
Over the past three hundred years, the Western Christian tradition has slowly but steadily been eclipsed, first by scientific evolutionary materialism, now by Eastern-oriented scientific cosmic humanism which has infused and spiritualized the former, transforming it into an agency for the transmission of the naturalistic structure of the evolving universe—void, matter and psychic energy--and other revelations from fallen angels and evil spirits. This legion of disembodied beings call themselves everything from Transcended Masters to Maitreya, Semjase, the Council of Nine, Space Brothers and ancient Ennead of Egypt together with evil spirits going by such names as god, christ and jesus. All of this led Martin Lloyd-Jones to declare:
In the space of a few short decades occult New Age spirituality (2) has made profound inroads. Its upsurge manifests itself in the form of everything from obsession with the paranormal, channeling cults, ghost-hunting, necromancy, light-bearers, spirit guides (3), goddess worship, shamanism, transcendental meditation and visualization (4), 'new' Eastern-oriented contemplative or centering prayer (5), the enneagram (6), labyrinth walking (7), yoga (8), Wicca (9), revitalized Norse paganism, transformational festivals (10), vampires (11), Ouija boards (12), poltergeists (13), the proliferation of 'new' religions and Lucifer as the Angel of Light:
The hugely popular "new" contemplative or centering prayer (5) is a hybrid drawn from prayer practices of the Christian contemplative heritage fused with Eastern mysticism. The hybrid version,
In the foreword to Philip St. Romains book, "Kundalini Energy and Christian Spirituality," Keating acknowledges that kundalini energy is the focus of the "new" Christian contemplative prayer. He states:
Psychical researcher J.D. Pearce-Higgins, vice chairman of the Churches Fellowship for Psychical and Spiritual Studies (Great Britain) writes of the hazards of Ouija board (11) use and automatic writing:
From England to Australia, New Zealand, South America, E. Europe, Canada and the United States, occult spirituality is quickly becoming the West's dominant orthodoxy, leading America's mainstream media to report:
In his book, "America's Schools: The Battleground for Freedom," Allen Quist warns:
Today millions of Westerners are risking everything to seek the occult world and its' alluring power. In "One or Two?" Dr. Peter Jones, Director of truthXchange and Adjunct Professor of New Testament at Westminster Seminary California writes that a wide variety of occult spirituality is now available. There is something for everyone:
It is well documented that perversions, murder, possession and other evils, including human sacrifice, occur in Western witchcraft, Satanism and Eastern mysticism (e.g., tantric yoga) as well as pagan and pantheist occult religion in general. In his "Occultism, Witchcraft and Cultural Fashions," the noted cultural anthropologist Mircea Eliade of the University of Chicago refers to the interconnections between European witchcraft and Hindu Tantric yoga. He argues that "even a rapid perusal of the Hindu and Tibetan documents" reveals the connection:
The very popular Tantra Kundalini yoga is based on the occultic chakra system which teaches that a universal evolutionary energy (Kundalini Shakti, the Supreme Power; serpent power) coiled at the base of the spine flows through human beings and through all of creation, uniting everything above and everything below, thus acknowledging divinity in all things and all people. Through strenuous yoga and other occult techniques outlined in ancient and modern texts, Kundalini Shakti uncoils and rises through seven "chakras" or power centers within the human body. During so-called kundalini arousal, which may last for months or even years, protracted insanity and/or demonization must be endured. In the words of power yogi Muktananda:
With continued practice, surrender, and preparation, one day the kundalini current will reach full voltage and there will no longer be 'anybody home' but an unholy spirit residing in an empty shell of a body:
According to Dr. Kurt Koch (1913-1987), a noted German theologian and minister with extensive personal experience in counseling and delivering thousands of people held in occult bondage, modern theologians who follow current scientific trends would be shocked by how many of the so-called scientists and intellectuals they slavishly follow have turned to occultism and spiritism (sorcery) and become demonized as a result. Be they scientist or otherwise, all who trespass into Satan's domain by committing sins of sorcery will be harassed by the powers of darkness, irrespective of whether they take the step consciously or unconsciously. Every sin of sorcery (occultism) cuts a person off from the Holy God and opens the door to demonic bondage. Any person who serves the devil (occult), will receive the devil's wages (Exod. 7:11-12; Lev. 19: 26, 32; Zech. 12:2; Mal. 3:5; Acts 8:16; Acts 16:16; 1 Sam. 28; 2 Chron. 10:13-14; Isaiah 2:6; 8:19; Jer. 27:9, 10; Gal. 5:20; 2 Tim. 3:8; Rev. 21:8; Rev. 22:15). Thus when a person abandons the Holy Triune God through sins of sorcery, he abandons his inner person (mind, will, conscience) at the same time as seen in relation to psychological disturbances having the following predominant characteristics:
The ultimate goal of fallen angels and evil spirits is degradation and desecration of mans' inner person, the spiritual part of him created in the image of the Holy God. So what are systematically defaced and desecrated are the mind, will, conscience and sense of good and evil.
Carl A. Raschke is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Denver specializing in Continental philosophy and the philosophy and theory of religion. He is also America's leading authority on subcultures of demonic darkness. In his fully-documented work, "Painted Black" he puts together a terrifying puzzle to reveal the chilling facts and cases behind an invisible wave of evil working through the minds of children and adults and subsequently sweeping over and across our nation outwardly manifest in an alarming epidemic of violence and madness that Western therapeutic science explains away as hallucinations, genetic influences and chemical disturbances. Such a posture, said Raschke, hinges on the most incredible delusion that the "symbol of the Devil does not at all mean what the symbol of the Devil has always meant..." (Painted Black, p.404).
According to Rashcke, demonic bondage does not always manifest itself in a will to do evil:
A culture of "exhaustion and despair" also welcomes demonized perverse 'sex-educators' (14) and professional satanic terrorists like the 9/11 murderers and ISIS.
Where occult bondage manifests itself in a will to do evil it is seen in the recent Dark Knight movie murders (15) and in the following chilling account:
America's secularized culture is a spiritual vacuum into which innumerable dark psychic forces have flooded. Most of the present destructive generation is sick, lawless, narcissistic, and undisciplined. America, the dying leader of the world, bleeds from thousands of self-inflicted wounds as she marches toward her own destruction to the beat of unseen drummers.
The clearest answer to the evil conditions of our times is found in the Bible. We are living in the Last Days. The final pages of history are now being read. Our time,
2015 @ Linda Kimball
1. The Difference of Man and the Difference It Makes, Adler, p. 294
2. The New Age. What is it? Marcia Montenegro, Christian Answers for the New Age
3. SPIRIT CONTACT: WHO IS ON THE OTHER SIDE? ibid
4. OUT OF YOUR MIND: MEDITATION AND VISUALIZATION, ibid
5. Centering Prayer, Matt Slick, CARM; The Danger of Centering Prayer, Rev. John D. Dreher, Catholic Education Resource Center; Contemplating Contemplative Prayer: Is It Really Prayer? Montenegro
6. The enneagram gps: gnostic path to self, Montenegro; National Pastor's Convention Using Occultic Enneagram, lighthousetrailsresearch.com, Dec. 12, 2006
7. THE LABYRINTH: A WALK BY FAITH? Montenegro
8. Christian yoga: an oxymoron? Marcia Montenegro
9. WITCHCRAFT, WICCA AND NEOPAGANISM, ibid
10. Transformational Festivals, The Freedom Report
11. THE VAMPYRE UNDERGROUND, Montenegro
12. THE OUIJA BOARD – JUST A GAME???, ibid
13. Poltergeists – An Evaluation of a Demonic Phenomenon, inplainsite.org
14. The Little Black Book http://www.article8.net/downloads/LittleBlackBook.pdf
15. James Holmes Charged With 24 Counts of Murder in Dark Knight Rises Massacre, usmagazine.com
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Date: Sat May 15 2021
From: Vic Biorseth
It is certain that this Satanic darkness is what is casting the spell and that is driving the mesmerized American herd to its own destruction. Again, "sophisticated", "scientific" and "enlightened" formal education is feeding it. You can take heart from all the angry, embittered and hateful responses you have received from Catholic and Protestants alike to your works on yoga, enneagram, etc., because you strike at the heart of it all.
Date: Sun Jun 13 11:57:17 2021
The fact that Hinduism/Buddhism and Jainism are connected to European Paganism is beyond question - not only the mythologies that gave rise to them come from a singular parent source (reconstructed Indo-European mythology), but the etymologies of some words and concepts are too similar to be a mere coincidence. In particular, the Sanskrit word "siddhi" (Buddhist "rrdhi") is the word demeaning the "special powers" of the yogis. Such abilities as growing/shrinking in size, invulnerability, flight, mastery over spirits and natural elements, etc. are powers that siddhars (users of siddhi/yogis) claim to possess. Now... A most startling similarity is uncovered in Irish word "sidhe". Now, the powers prescribed to siddhars are strikingly similar to the characteristics displayed by "aos si" - the fairy folk of Celtic folklore. It is said that these fairies resided in alternate, spiritual dimensions such as Tir na Nog/Land of the Young and indeed possessed similar powers to siddhars - flight, intangibility, illusions, superhuman strength and whatnot figure heavily in tales about the faerie. Such connections must be recognized - as while Indo-European mythologies are very interesting, they are but fairy tales with similar roots (and a similar incorrect premise). Hinduism is a significant threat to Christianity - while it's not "in-your-face" evil of Islam, Hinduism's "all-permissive" attitude to right and wrong is seductive. Hinduism's ability to absorb various cults also increases difficulties with evangelization. Of course, I have no doubt that truth will prevail - because that's what truth always does in the end.
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