“See, I have set before you today life and good, death and evil.”

“See, I have set before you today life and good, death and evil.” Deuteronomy 30:15

I think the saddest story I’ve read this week is of the millennial couple that refused to believe evil existed and decided to show the world that jihadi Moslems are just people, so they rode their bikes near ISIS territory — and were promptly slaughtered.

But wait… all we need is love, right? Apparently not. Let me show you that along with love we need TRUTH as well.

Now I fully believe that Moslems are human, but I also know that their religion orders them to kill me as an ‘unbeliever’ and therefore even though I see them as God’s creation I also see them as dangerous to my life and limb, especially those determined to see me submit or die according to their religious beliefs. This young couple had believed a lie, the lie that all people are ‘God’s children’ and all we have to do is love them and everything will be peachy.

Before we go any further, since I am a ‘word nerd’ and love the study of etymology, let’s look at the meaning of the word ‘religion’.

The word religion comes from the Latin and while there are a few different translations, the most prevalent roots take you back to the Latin word “Re-Ligare”. “Ligare” means “to bind” or to “connect”. Adding the “re” before “ligare” causes the word to mean “Re-Bind” or “Re-Connect.”

So basically a person’s religion is their way of trying to reconnect with their Creator God.

Unfortunately many ignore God’s outstretched hand reaching for them via His Son and keep trying to reconnect their own way. Which is why we have so many ‘religions’ and brings us back to the need for TRUTH as well as love.

Mankind trying to find God in his own way leads not only to error but to the evil that ‘religion’ has wrought in the world…such as ISIS. Islam claims to have received God’s word via the angel Gabriel, this, however, is an error if you bother to read the scriptures of ‘the people of the book’ as Moslems refer to Christians and Jews.

Galatians 1:8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.

Proverbs 14:12 There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

One would think if we truly wanted to reconnect with our Creator God we would seek to do so according to HIS WILL not our own. sigh…

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

But alas, people are stubborn and insist on doing things their own way.

Romans 1:21 For although they knew God, they neither glorified Him as God nor gave thanks to Him, but they became futile in their thinking and darkened in their foolish hearts. 22 Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools…

I frequently read comments by atheists that ask how a loving God can or would allow evil in this world so I would not say that atheists are ignoring evil. However, I do think they are naive in that they ignore God’s remedy for it. Their questioning of God about evil in the world always makes me wonder if they’re willing to give up their free will to reduce evil in the world.

Should God forbid us from acting on our own desires just so evil is lessened in the world? Oh wait, He did. He gave us the Law and the Prophets and the Writings to teach us how to live and thereby reduces evil in this world. And that Word was rejected and disobeyed by the very people God chose to deliver it to the human race, Israel. If Israel would rebel and disobey after seeing the miracles of God it is not surprising when modern day atheists scoff at God’s instructions on what to do about evil in this world.

Proverbs 15:12 A scoffer does not love one who reproves him, He will not go to the wise.

So how did God deal with evil? As He promised in that Law, and by those Prophets, and in those Writings, He sent His Son to conquer evil by living without sin, dying in place of us in our sin, and rising to live victorious over sin and offering us this same victory if we would only believe on Him as Savior and King.

1 Peter 3:18 For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit…

Unfortunately, evil loves to twist the words of the prophets and the requirements of the instructions within the Law. People still prefer to do it their way. But for those who honestly seek the TRUTH God opens the understanding of their spirit and God Himself reconnects with us via His Son Jesus.

Ignoring evil is not the answer either, as we can deduce from the fate of this naive millennial couple. if they had not ignored the warning in God’s Word that man’s heart can be very evil without the Truth, perhaps they would be alive today.

Evil is not ‘God’s fault’. It is a result of man’s choice so long ago in the garden, and all his choices down through the ages, to do things his way instead of God’s way.

Jeremiah 17:9-10
9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? 10 I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.

Yes my little social justice warriors, evil is very real. Evil is the absence of God in man’s heart and soul. Evil happens in the human soul when GOD is first set aside, then rejected wholeheartedly. It happens when a man chooses to worship at the altar of another god and not the Creator God who made him. The only way to FIX this evil in the world is through the God who created the world and us in it in the first place.

Matthew 7:7-14 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: 8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; to him that knocketh it shall be opened. 9 Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? 10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent? 11 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him? 12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

1 John 5:10-15 He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son. 11 And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. 12 He that hath the Son hath life, and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life. 13 These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God. 14 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us: 15 And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

seek-wisdom

“I am carnal, sold under sin.”

Your worldview matters, it is the lens by which you process all the data (information) that enters your mind. Those of us who use computers and/or smartphones realize the importance of sound software. Remember Garbage in/garbage out?

Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

“Give me a child when he’s 7 and he’s mine forever,” Adolph Hitler

As early as age 2, a child has already started developing their worldview.
By the time they reach the age of 9, a person’s moral foundation is generally in place. And by the time they turn 13, their worldview is practically set in stone. (Additionally, 85% of those who get saved do so by the age of 13)

Can you imagine the DAMAGE DONE to the minds of children who are abused throughout this crucial time period?
I believe we are seeing a rise in crime, and an uptick in outright depravity, cruelty, and evil because so many children have endured abuse and been taught lies straight from the pit of hell with the intention of keeping them from God starting as infants, babies, and children.

In his book, Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions, George Barna says this:

“Social scientists have known for years that the moral foundations of children are generally determined by the time the individual reaches age nine… Anyone who wishes to have a significant influence on the development of a person’s moral and spiritual foundations had better exert that influence while the person is still open-minded and impressionable – in other words, while the person is still young… The older a person gets, the more difficult it is for him or her to replace existing moral and spiritual pillars… More often than not, what a person decides about truth, sin, forgiveness and eternal consequences during the preteen years is the same perspective that person carries to the grave and beyond, wherever that may take him or her.”

Before the age of 13, kids are defining what they believe. After the age of 13, they start defending those beliefs. What if what we learned and had defined for us was wrong, and we waste our life defending a lie?

fast forward… We are all damaged, we are all broken by sin. Fact is, without the help of the Holy Spirit none of us could or would ‘seek God’.

On God’s calendar this is the month of Elul, a month set apart for repentance. Teshuvah חזרה בתשובה

is the Hebrew word for repentance and it is by repentance or a change of direction, a return (to God) that we can meet and commune with God. In Greek, the word is Metanoia, a transliteration of the Greek μετάνοια can be defined as “a transformative change of heart; especially: a spiritual conversion.” The term suggests repudiation, change of mind, repentance, and atonement; but “conversion” and “reformation” may best approximate its connotation.

Flesh vs Spiritual ~ Romans 7:14

The sinful, fallen flesh cannot understand the Mind of Christ, only by the Holy Spirit can we perceive spiritual things such as repentance and salvation. We need a new ‘worldview’, we need the Holy Spirit to open our eyes to Spiritual things to see God’s will for us through Jesus Christ.

John 3:8 The wind blows where it pleases, and you hear its sound, but you don’t know where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit.”

John 16:8-11 When He (Holy Spirit) comes, He will convict the world about sin, righteousness, and judgment: 9 About sin, because they do not believe in Me; 10 about righteousness, because I am going to the Father and you will no longer see Me; 11 and about judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged.

Romans 10:9-10 9 If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.

Matthew 7:7-8 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye. shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: 8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh. findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

I am the way, the truth, the life… John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

What’s your worldview? Carnal or Spiritual?

 

landscape_1509565946

Knowledge, Understanding, and Wisdom

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. Isaac Asimov

1 Corinthians 1:25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

Knowledge is knowing what is true and what is false, simply knowing the facts.

Understanding is knowing why those facts are true and being able to explain them to others.

Wisdom, however, is the ability to  discern which facts and what aspect of that

knowledge you have is right and good and applying it to how you live your life.

seek-wisdom

 

Please support Kosmotheoria on Patreon, Thank You!

Which Way Do We Go?

A synopsis taken from a lecture by George Wythe College Founder Oliver DeMille, entitled “World Views and the Emerging State,” which discusses different world-views.

You may remember the title of this blog is Kosmotheoria, which is Greek for ‘worldview’.

I think it is vital to understand these world-views as some of these world-views bring about constructive effects in society, and some bring about destructive effects in society. I find that just knowing about these world-views tends to make the whole political scene make more sense as well. More importantly seeing them in outline form here may help you discern which ‘beliefs’ are Biblical and which are not. Some are very subtle and Christians may not even be aware they hold to unbiblical ideas.

Romans 12:2  And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Biblical Christianity

Source: The Bible

Philosophy: Supernaturalism which simply means over/above what our senses can perceive, God is the Creator, therefore, God is Sovereign, He controls the universe through supernatural means. Miracles happen when the creator God intervenes in time and space for mankind’s benefit. Mankind fell and stands in need of a redeemer, and because of his innate sinfulness, a Savior. God became man supernaturally to accomplish this redemption.

Theology: Monotheism as found in ancient Judaism and Christianity

Ethics: There are ethical absolutes, absolute right, and wrong, absolute good and bad as outlined in God’s Word.

Science: There was a special creation, not some ongoing creation, but a special creation with mankind as its benefactor as being made in the image of God.

Psychology: Dualism, the idea that human beings have a dual nature, body, and spirit,  and both must be cared for, nurtured and fed.  We are obligated to love and care for our fellow man as all humanity was made in the image of God.

Sociology: Home, church, and state, in that order. If society is ailing, first fix the home, then the church and then the state. Justice, forgiveness, mercy, and love of neighbor should guide society.

Law: Biblical and natural law (“natural law” is defined by Merriam-Webster Online as “a body of law or a specific principle held to be derived from nature and binding upon human society in the absence of or in addition to positive law.” “Positive law” is defined as “law established or recognized by governmental authority.”). Natural law is revealed through the biblical source and is natural, meaning it is above mankind. We have no ability to change natural laws.

Politics: Justice, freedom, and order. The purpose of the state is to establish justice, freedom, just laws, and order.

Economics: a stewardship of property. God owns everything, but we have been given dominion or sub-ownership. If you have invested your labor into any property it is yours to use as you see fit, according to how you are led by God and His law to use it.

Secular Humanism

Secular Humanism has as it sources human will and ego, it starts with the concept of materialism, what your five senses determine all that is ‘real’. It first showed up in the Renaissance, with followers calling themselves Christian Humanists. The Sciences became man’s new ‘religion’. They at first believed the Bible, especially the New Testament. But as the Sciences took precedence the Bible receded in importance and was viewed as mythos and allegory. Rather than view salvation of the soul as the message of the Word of God, they sought to help their neighbor, the poor, or the downtrodden as part of the gospel. Soon, this social justice or ‘good works’ replaced the Gospel of Saved by Grace.   The motivation became to be a better person in man’s eyes (salvation of works) rather than in serving and worshiping God for His glory. Slowly the works of human themselves became ‘the gospel’ and God was set aside for self or ego, and pride.

The philosophers of this movement were Spencer, Darwin, Dewey, and Kinsey.

Philosophy: Naturalism, the material world (no spiritual aspect) is all there is. All ideas, feelings, visions, and inspiration come from the physical workings of the brain. Everything in the world can only be understood by understandable physical laws and empirical science.

Theology: If there is a belief in God he is distant and uncaring. Agnosticism, there may be a God but we cannot know Him. Atheism, i.e. there is no God

Ethics: Ethical Relativism. Right and wrong are relative to the situation, to what’s happening. There is no absolute right and wrong.

Psychology: Self-actualization. You will become whatever you decide to become. The Self or Ego is all important, self-esteem (good feelings)  is what needs to be strived for.

Material Humanism / Marxism

Source: Hegel, Marx, Lenin, Engels

Philosophy: Dialectical Materialism,  Thesis (an idea), then an antithesis (an opposing idea), then becomes a synthesis or new idea.  Materialism means that the world is material only knowable with the five senses. There is no spiritual aspect to man or the world.

Theology: Atheism or worship of Self

Ethics: The Proletariat or the working class decides what is moral. Morality; anything is moral if it helps the Proletariat. Anything that hurts the Proletariat is wrong. Stealing, killing, are great and fine if they help the Proletariat.

Science: Punctuated evolution, meaning every once in a while there is a huge leap forward. There are long normal periods and then a jump ahead, which is supposed to explain why we see no fossil evidence of ‘missing links’ between species.

Psychology: Independent thought has been set aside for conditioned behavior. Pavlovian behavioralism. You can condition people to do what you want them to do. Propaganda and misinformation, disinformation are for the good of the people. Taken to its extreme mankind is treated as a child-like being in need of protection by the elite who are superior to the rest.

Sociology: Abolition of home, church, and state. People are thought to be naturally good and don’t need to be forced to share or behave charitably towards others. They don’t need the STATE to force them.  They don’t need the family to nurture and train them. What is odd however is that this worldview, when put into practice, ends up being a dictatorship.

Law: Human law. (“law established or recognized by governmental (elite) authority.”).

Politics: New world order, global government, from the top down, an international global dictatorship. You don’t need freedom if someone is taking care of you and you’re happy. People fight for freedom instead for security and happiness, which is wrong. You should fight for security and happiness.

Economics: Socialism/communism, state-run and regulated or state-owned means of production.

Theology: The STATE as all-important, early stages of this the Self is idealized.

Post Modernism

Source: Hobbes, Neitsche. Payne, Rand, Rothbard, and Rordie

Philosophy: Pragmatism; whatever works, not what is good or right. Results are all that matter.

Theology: Individualism, libertarianism, capitalism, non-religious self law. I’m god. I make the law. I’m in it for me. What I know for sure is that there are things I want, and I’m going to get them. What’s in it for me? Humanitarianism and philanthropy are completely out unless I too benefit from them.

Ethics: Skepticism

Science: Quantum chaos indeterminacy. It’s all chaotic. You can’t know, it doesn’t really matter, don’t worry about it.

This world-view is more prevalent than the other three, especially in the workplace.

Psychology: Existentialism, a 20th-century philosophical movement embracing diverse doctrines but centering on analysis of individual existence in an unfathomable universe and the plight of the individual who must assume ultimate responsibility for his acts of free will without any certain knowledge of what is right or wrong or good or bad.

Sociology: Hegemony (“preponderant influence or authority over others”) and counter-hegemony. In other words, it’s good to try to dominate something. Society is made up of monopolies. If you want to be successful in an area, monopolize it. If someone else is being successful in it, topple their monopoly.

Law: Non-religious natural and self-law. They believe in natural law as long as there’s no religion in it. Self-law is: we govern ourselves. You have to agree with things you’ve submitted yourself to, but you don’t necessarily have to submit yourself to it.

Politics: Libertarianism and Nietzsche’s “superman.” Libertarianism says let people be free, if they hurt someone, the hurt party has recourse. Let people choose as long as they don’t infringe on someone else.

German 19th-century philosopher Nietzsche said there is a god, the god is “superman.” Everyone lives a miserable life, but once in a while a man can step up and becomes a god, like Caesar, Alexander, i.e. all conquerors. The Post-Modernists approve of that, i.e. it’s OK or good to be a “superman.”

True libertarianism lets a guy rise as high as he wants to go, even if he is oppressing others.

Economics: Randian capitalism, whatever capitalism you can get away with. This school approves of the super-capitalist taking advantage of others.

 

Cosmic Humanism

Confucian, Hindu, Buddhist and new age counterparts

Theology: Pantheism, many gods, and panentheism (everything is god) Many also connect UFOology here, extraterrestrial beings seeded earth and are our ‘ancient gods’ and/or ancestors.

Philosophy: Connectivity, everything is connected, nothing is disconnected

Ethics: Inner relativism, there is a right and a wrong, but I have to get in touch with ‘the gods’ or ‘spirits’ and figure out what that is.

Science: Evolutionary consciousness, what evolves is levels of consciousness, over time humanity evolves to higher levels of consciousness.

Gene Roddenberry was coming from this in the Star Trek Next Generation TV series.

Psychology: Co-effective consciousness, this is the concept that we are all inter-connected. My psychology is impacted by yours.

 

I believe there are correlations between these worldviews and the progressive and conservative political groups in America.

Conservatives tend to believe in many of the biblical Christian values, including a belief in a Creator God, an absolute right and wrong as revealed by God, that people have a physical and spiritual nature, the importance of traditional marriage, the home, and the concept of “natural law,” (which by the way is to be found everywhere in the writings of the Founding Fathers).

Progressives tend to believe in many of the views from the Material Humanism / Marxism and Secular Humanism world-views, such as atheism, materialism (there is no spiritual side to man), ethical and moral relativism (no right and wrong, just your opinion), abolition or weakening of the influence of the church and family, and support for the idea of global government through the U.N. and the lessening of the personal sovereignty of each individual and the national sovereignty of the United States.

Proverbs 14:12  There is a way which seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

John 14:6  Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. 

Luke 13:24  Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

Lawlessness and Judgment

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Romans 1:28-32

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; 29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, 30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, 31 Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: 32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

Those of us involved in the political and secular world, who debate and discuss the goings on in Washington DC or The Swamp, Hollywood and Academia,  who endeavor to understand as well as perhaps educate others about the issues of the day have noticed something alarming and downright frightening. It has been on the horizon for the last decade or so, looming over our country. What is it?

LAWLESSNESS…better known as SIN

Oh, lawlessness (SIN)  has always been amongst us.  After all,  reading the scriptures up above we recognize that lawlessness has been a part of human life since the Fall in the Garden of Eden when Adam and Eve broke the first law. What has been looming over the horizon is not just sin, but the acceptance of sin as normal and now, even preferable and good.

Civilzation has always tried to contain lawlessness with, well… LAWs, and for the most part  citizens here in America did their best to follow the rules and laws, follow the expected polite behavior, manners, and mores and morals that civilization expected of its citizens. Somewhere along the line we stopped trying, we began accpeting sin as normal. We can debate for days about when that happened, why it happened, how that happened,  but I would rather speak to you of returning to the days of law and order, normalacy and decency.

Lawlessness has now become fashionable, not just for those who are lawless already, for the criminals; but for those who we’ve always counted on to hold back the lawlessness. Our churches and pastors, priests and elders have given up naming sin as sin, and thrown in with the sinners hoping to gain their attendence. Those in government, those we elect to govern, to write our laws and enforce them, are ungovernable themselves. Network media anchors whom we used to trust to tell us the truth are lying unapoligetically, and guilting the rest of us if we don’t join them in believing the lies.  Political parties are framing their campaigns in rebellion, and in the breaking of long-established rules of conduct they used to uphold publically, they now brazenly reject. Courts of Law now engage in partisan activism and not in upholding the written law but rather rewriting it to suit agendas. College professors who have long hidden their disdain for law behind their sheepskin diplomas, nevertheless, are now writing, teaching and speaking aloud their hatred for the Law and demanding their students do the same. Even primary and secondary educators deny truth and teach lies to their young charges and in many cases corrupt their innocence as well.  And our entertainers, those who once feared losing their place on society’s  pedestal if they ‘fell’ and the public became aware of their sin, are now openly and proudly bragging about their lack of morals and creating that which was once perverse and rightfully banned for family entertainment.

What is even worse, if indeed it can be worse, is now they’re calling Lawlessness Moral and good, patriotic and righteous.

Isaiah 5:20-23 Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who turn darkness to light and light to darkness, who replace bitter with sweet and sweet with bitter. 21 Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight. 22 Woe to those who are heroes in drinking wine, and champions in mixing beer, 23 who acquit the guilty for a bribe, and deprive the innocent of justice.…

Notice that the word WOE is used three times here;  Use of a word three times in the Bible is so rare that it is only done when the holiness of God is described as in Revelation 4:8 and again in Isaiah 6:3. Jesus used the word “woe” seven times in Matthew chapter 23 indicating a completeness of the woes (or judgments) of God as seven is the number of completion or perfection, indicating God’s judgment will be complete and perfectly just.

The loss of truth, morality, law and order will bring the end of any nation and civilization because God will judge a nation for its sin.  Woe will come upon the people. So what is a nation to do? Is there a way to return to law and order, civility and decency? Can we save our country and our civilization?

2 Chronicles 7:14  14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

Notice if you will, this call to humility and repentance isn’t directed at those who are lawless, and openly sinning in rebellion towards God.. it is to those who call themselves by the name of God. It is God’s people, the salt and the light, who must repent and call upon the Lord for the healing of their nation.

Support this blog at Patreon

Thank you and God bless.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why Won’t the Immigration Problem EVER be solved?

Better titled; What President Trump is up against…
Before we get started here are some quotes to ponder as you read:
· It is easier to believe a lie that one has heard a thousand times than to believe a fact that one has never heard before. Robert S. Lynd
· A conspiracy is nothing but a secret agreement of a number of men for the pursuance of policies which they dare not admit in public. Mark Twain aka Samuel Clemens
 (It’s easier to believe in conspiracies using this broad explanation considering our government has a HUGE track record of not admitting in public most of what they do.)
· Facts which at first seem improbable will even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty. Galileo
· Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny. Robert A. Heinlein
The United Nation’s Council of Foreign Relations put forth this statement as far back as 1944. Keep in mind that sovereignty is a nation’s right to govern its own affairs.
· The sovereignty fetish is still so strong in the public mind, that there would appear to be little chance of winning popular assent to American membership in anything approaching a super-state organization. Much will depend on the kind of approach which is used in further popular education. Council of Foreign Relations 1944
Sounds to me like a plan to subvert the minds of Americans into accepting a rejection of sovereignty.
Here’s an admission that the media is cooperating with this nefarious ‘plan for the world.’
· We’re grateful to The Washington Post, The New York Times, Time magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subject to the bright lights of publicity during those years. But the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world government. David Rockefeller, chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations (1970-1985)
· The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government of the U.S. since the days of Andrew Jackson. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933
FACTS: Why Government will not stop illegal immigration.
The late Georgetown history professor Carroll Quigley, who Bill Clinton has said was his mentor and a major influence on his life, wrote the following in his book Tragedy and Hope; The Council on Foreign Relations is the American branch of a society which originated in England [and] believes national boundaries should be obliterated and one-world government established.
Enrique Berrunga, Ambassador to the United Nations for Mexico said in 2006, A North American Union was not only needed but must be finished before the U.S. baby boomers hit retirement age.
In 2005, the Council on Foreign Relations released a report titled “Building a North American Community.” The report confirms “The Task Force is pleased to provide specific advice on how the {SPP, Security, and Prosperity Partnership} can be pursued and realized. The task force proposes the creation by 2010 of a North American community to enhance security, prosperity, and opportunity…Its boundaries will be funded by a common external tariff and an outer security perimeter within which the movement of people, products, and capital will be legal, orderly, and safe. “The report recommended the creation of a ‘North American Advisory Council {that} should be composed of eminent persons from OUTSIDE government….to provides a public voice for North America…along the lines of the Bilderberg conferences.’
Robert Pastor was vice chair of the task force that authorized the CFR report. He had referred to the conservative right wing as xenophobic nut cases that are afraid of immigration and globalization. He was a professor of international relations at American University. He was called on by both Canadian Parliament and a Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee to talk about the CFR report. He consistently asserted that the conspiracy theorists are nut-jobs and that ‘nobody is proposing a North American Union’, but is quoted as saying; “The three governments (of Canada, US, Mexico) remain, zealous defenders of an aging conception of sovereignty, whereas the people seem ready to entertain new approaches.”
Robert Alan Pastor was a member of the National Security Council and a writer on foreign affairs.
 He died January 8, 2014 

Robert A. Pastor, a White House aide under President Jimmy Carter who shepherded the 1977 Panama Canal treaties to ratification — and was punished for it 17 years later, when conservatives defeated his nomination to be ambassador to Panama — died on Wednesday at his home in Washington. He was 66.

Some of Pastor’s  ‘new approaches’ to achieve this union of North America were:
· North American Investment Fund. Give them money to build the infrastructure that would connect the southern part of Mexico with the North American market. (And also make it really easy to import drugs.)
· Department of Homeland Security; to be expanded to include the WHOLE Continent of North America.
· A biometric Border Pass much like an EZ pass for toll booths.
· The United States and Canada should begin to merge immigration and refugee policies.
But he was not advocating a North American Union?
Robert Pastor also supported a common currency for the purposed North American Union. So does someone a little more influential, Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge.
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is part of the UN and not subject to Congress or the American people through elections. BUT the UN receives 22% of its funding from YOUR tax dollars.
To quote Glenn Beck in An Inconvenient Book; “I started by asking a simple question about illegal immigration: Why? Why has no leader bothered to solve the problems (of illegal immigration) once and for all? Why do most Republicans ignore their base and fight for amnesty for millions of illegal aliens? Why?
The question is simple, but the answer is anything but. Super elitists in our government are conspiring to sell out our sovereignty by skirting around the series of checks and balances mandated by the Constitution, A series that our forefathers set up to prevent this exact scenario from happening.”
Example: The immigration bill of 2007- The Secure Borders, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Reform Act contained references to both the SPP and to something called the Partnership for Prosperity, which was a precursor to the SPP. The bill stated, “It is the sense of Congress that the United States and Mexico should accelerate the implementation of the Partnership for Prosperity.”
Is it any wonder that President Donald J. Trump has such resistance to his agenda concerning immigration? It isn’t just a matter of liberal vs conservative or GOP against Democrat. It is a fight to preserve our Republic in more ways than one, from the global elite.
Proverbs 22:28  Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.
Acts 17:26  And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation 
Two things, we are told, are under God’s sovereign control: how long a nation lasts, and where its borders are. The verb translated “having determined” is the Greek verb “horizon,” from which we get the word “horizon.” It means “to mark out, to define.” So God has marked out and defined the borders of each country.  Bryan Fischer of ‘Focal Point’ radio show.
President Richard Haass of the CFR on President Donald J. Trump