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Because each member was learning tremendous, explosive information which he had promised to keep absolutely secret from any person(s) who were not members, members began to develop two distinct personalities. One personality was public and one was extremely secret. The art of deception, even of close family members, was quickly developed. Literally, what an associate saw in speech and action was far different than the person who existed on the inside.

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But, now let us return to our core subject of the Pharisees. As we briefly said last week, secret societies were also looking the sudden appearance of a Promised Redeemer. However, their Promised Redeemer was not the One promised through Biblical prophecy; rather, their Promised Redeemer was a man who had reached perfection upon whom the ultimate Christ Consciousness would descend at the right moment in world history to lead the world into its foreseen "Golden Age". In other words, this counterfeit Christ for whom the Pagans were awaiting is the Anti-Christ. Satan had cleverly dispersed the prophecy of the coming Redeemer in many secret societies of that day. The Wise Men who came to Bethlehem seeking the king which had been born, had been awaiting for the Pagan Redeemer. More specifically, they were knowledgeable of the remarkably precise prophecy in Daniel 9:24-26, and they realized the world was within a man's lifetime of fulfillment. These men were members of the Pagan sect called the Zoroasters. This Persian sect were among the Wise Men of Babylon in Daniel 2:1-18. In fact, these Pagans classified Daniel as being a Wise Man in the same mold from which they were cast; as such they were very familiar with Daniel's writings, including the prophecy of the Seventy Weeks of years in Daniel 9:24-26. Thus, the Pagan Promised Redeemer was not God, but a man, a man who had been perfected through secret societies, and upon whom the Christ Consciousness had fallen.


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(3). Jesus Christ reestablished the Law and the Prophets, and raised the standard back to the high point at which God had established it under Moses. The Redeemer King for which the secret societies are awaiting will continue to hide the secret truths from the common people, elevating those members of the secret societies to their rightful place of honor in society.

Let us return back to the history of secret societies now that we have established this background of understanding. At the time God led the children of Israel out of their slavery in Egypt (approximately 1500 B.C.), Middle Eastern secret society teaching had existed for hundreds and hundreds of years. In the centuries before Jesus Christ was born, this deadly virus began to penetrate Jewish religious leaders. These Jewish leaders began to dabble in the occult. A Jewish secret oral tradition began to be espoused, distinctly separate from God's written Pentateuch.

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Marriage is the institution of our Creator and blessed in the ceremony of our Churches to realize God's design for love. Marriage recognizes the interpersonal relationship of man and woman, in which the well-being and self-realization of each partner become a priority for the other. Marriage affords a framework for the mutual love and self-giving of man and woman to each other in human sexuality, and in so doing provides for continuity of the human family. World religions and the Natural Law have always protected the sanctity of marriage and the family.

stressed the importance of the marriage bond by performing his first miracle at the Wedding Feast at Cana (John 2:1-11)! He supported marriage in his Ministry (Matthew 19:4-9, Mark 10:5-12). It is the Apostle Paul who identifies the marriage of man and woman with the unity of Christ and his Church (Ephesians 5:32).

Marriage provides a solid foundation for romantic love. The union of a man and a woman is natural. The natural language - indeed, the very biology - of the human body is such that the man gives to the woman and the woman receives the man. True love and friendship between a man and a woman grow into a desire for marriage. Marriage gives the couple the grace to grow into a union of heart and soul, and to provide stability for themselves and their children. Children are the fruit and bond of a marriage.

The bond of marriage between a man and a woman lasts all the days of their lives, and the form of the ceremony consists of the mutual exchange of vows by a couple. The man gives the woman a ring, but often there is a mutual exchange of rings. The Church celebration and requirements vary with each particular faith. In the Sacrament of Marriage, both members of the couple have been baptized. In the Catholic and Jewish faiths, the couple marry each other through an exchange of solemn vows and ring(s), with the priest or rabbi serving only as a witness. During the Middle Ages and in times of persecution, such as in England, Ireland, and the British colonies such as Maryland Colony, where public Catholic ceremonies were forbidden, clandestine marriages were considered valid. The marriage could later be blessed with a Catholic priest as witness. In many Protestant and Eastern rites, the minister himself marries the couple by pronouncing the couple man and wife after the exchange of vows and ring(s). The marriage is later sealed during the honeymoon through consummation of the marriage act.

Sacred Scripture begins with the creation of man and woman in the image and likeness of God, and concludes with a vision of the "wedding-feast of the Lamb" (Revelation 19:7-9). The bond of marriage is compared to God's undying love for Israel in the Old Testament and Christ's love for his Church in the New Testament of the Bible.20

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The family is the basic building block of society. The Holy Family is our best example of a loving family. The family is a community of life and love, founded upon marriage, to protect each family member and to communicate love. Marriage provides commitment and security to each member of the family. A family gives you your identity and background, and a sense of belonging. Within our family we are able to share our daily experiences, and give our life meaning. The family is there to celebrate birthdays, holidays, and those important passages in life. The joy of a new baby entering your world is overwhelming. The family is there when you fall, to protect and support you in times of hardship. Your family is an opportunity to grow in virtue, such as love, generosity, and, yes, patience! And one quickly learns that forgiveness is the key to peace.

A child is a blessing from God! The theme of the gift of as a blessing of God reverberates throughout Hebrew Scripture, our Old Testament of the Bible (Examples: Genesis 1:27-28; Psalms 127:3-5 and 139:13-16; Proverbs 13:22 and 17:6). We learn in the New Testament that Jesus Christ treasured children in his midst, and in fact said that we must become like children to enter the Kingdom of Heaven (Matthew 18:3).

Remembering a birthday is so very important. Not only is it a celebration of the child's birth and identity, but it is also a celebration of the suffering and joy of the mother, and the celebration of the union of the mother and father!

Mothers and fathers complement each other in love and the raising of children in a natural community. The traditional view of the man as head and woman as heart has somewhat given way to a blending of roles in Western society, although mothers and fathers contribute in a different way to their children. Mothers are gentle and receptive, give birth, nurse, and offer guidance and wisdom in an intuitive and sensitive manner. Fathers have physical strength and provide safety, tend to solve problems in an analytical fashion, teach survival skills and play sports, and serve as a role model for both sons and daughters.22