The God Of Forces
In the book of Daniel, we are introduced to the "god" that is to be revealed to the world by the Antichrist. In chapter 11, an angel tells Daniel concerning the Beast:
"Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all. But in his estate shall he honor the god of forces: and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honor with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things. Thus shall he do in the most strong holds with a strange god, whom he shall acknowledge and increase with glory...." (Daniel 11:37-39)
This passage has mystified scholars for many centuries as they sought to understand the particulars of this veiled passage. As Daniel was told "shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end" (Daniel 12:4), we can see why the passage has never been fully understood. However, because we have now entered into the time of the end, the seals are being progressively opened and the truth is now coming into view.
The identity of this "god" has been perplexing on a number of levels. For instance, in the first part of the passage it tells us this evil man does not worship "any god" but is said to "magnify himself above all." Yet the very next verse tells us he does "honor the god of forces." This seeming inconsistency is actually a significant clue as to the true identity of this enigmatic deity.
In the occultic oriented mystery religious traditions, we find a system of belief known under a variety of names including Pantheism, Spiritism, Theosophy, Freemasonry, and a host of others. Essentially, this worldview claims that God is not a personality as much as a phenomenon. The central idea is expressed in various Eastern religious systems as well as in Gnosticism and even Western philosophy. This doctrine claims that God is a force that is comprised of equal components of good and evil.
Ironically, this Satanic perspective was brought to wide public consumption through the Star Wars films wherein the various combatants were allied with one of the two sides of an eternal power that was referred to as "The Force." Although elements of this heresy go back to the Tower of Babel, the doctrine was most eloquently articulated 150 years ago through the French dominated Grand Orient Lodge of Freemasonry. This perspective was in sharp contrast to the English controlled Grand Lodge that propagated a personal god - albeit an unscriptural version that is distinctly different from the God of the Bible.
In French Freemasonry, atheism was merged with the rationalist philosophy to produce an impersonal force as the spiritual power behind all things. Conversely, the British camp of Masonry has engaged in continual conflict with the French through their version of a supreme deity that empowers their attempts at world dominion. In short, both branches of these massive secret societies want to rule the world - and they have been in a lethal competition with each other for a thousand years.
That conflict has now reached an extremely perilous stage as both sides know the endgame is upon us. The two rival branches of Freemasonry have now come to the point where they control, directly or indirectly, most institutions on the planet including governments, global finance, organized religion, and even military alliances.
The hidden conspiratorial plan aimed at world domination has provided a magnet for both mindsets. On one side, those that held to an intellectual humanist perspective and saw science, evolution, and a rational explanation for the creative power that held the world together were drawn to the Oriental Lodge of French Freemasonry. Others that were drawn from a plethora of religious traditions that prefer a world with an elite ruling class more likely drawn to the British controlled Grand Lodge of London. In the process, for over a millennia, the conflict between the two lodges has generated an uncounted number of wars, revolutions, assassinations, and political upheavals. Millions have died as a direct result of this Satanic obsession for power.
Over one hundred years ago, as he was attempting to unite the two branches of Freemasonry, the 33rd degree master Mason Albert Pike introduced both sides to the Luciferian Rite. Reviving an earlier Masonic order, Pike created a revolutionary platform for power that drew from both sides known as the New Palladian Rite. With this mechanism, he was able to build a hierarchical level of initiates that would spread his version of Lucifer as the true source of power into both the French and English Masonic orders.
Pike's Palladian Order drew exclusively from the high level 33rd degree Masons of both Lodges, and thus revealed the Luciferian connection only to the highest levels of Freemasonry. This brought about a 'top down' doctrinal introduction that eventually worked its way into the lower degrees of Freemasonry. Because Pike did not see Lucifer as the same being as Satan, he de-personalized the fallen angel - describing him as a force:
"Thus the universe is balanced by two forces which maintain its equilibrium: the force of attraction and that of repulsion. These two forces exist in physics, philosophy, and religion...the true and philosophic religion is the belief in Lucifer, the equal of Adonay [Pike's name for the God of the Bible]; but Lucifer, God of Light and God of Good, is struggling for humanity against Adonay, the God of Darkness and Evil." (Occult Theocrasy, Edith Miller, 1933, page 220)
Although Pike's efforts at promoting unity between the two branches failed, his Luciferian ritual initiation was wildly successful. As numerous Masonic councils accepted Pike's revolutionary teaching, the break between the French and English lodges widened - and each side continued to wage war in order to propagate their version so that their side would rule the world. Even as his efforts at unification floundered, the doctrine of the god of forces had taken root in Freemasonry and Albert Pike continued to refine the perspective with his writings:
"...Satan is not a black god, but the negation of God. For the initiates, this is not a Person, but a Force, created for good, but which may serve for evil. It is the instrument of Liberty or Free Will. They represent this Force, which presides over the physical generation...." (Morals & Dogma, Albert Pike, page 102)
Fifty years after Albert Pike's death, shortly after the turn of the 20th century, the doctrine was again refined. A 33rd degree Freemason from the French Oriental Grand Lodge named Oswald Wirth continued Pike's recognition of Lucifer as the god of Freemasonry. Firth also likened Lucifer to the god of forces:
"Now the strength of Freemasonry lies in the collective will of its members...the constructive work of Freemasonry has, as its origin and inspiration, an ideal which gives birth to an immense energy. A force superior to themselves impels Masons...." (de poncins, page 87, cited in Scarlet & The Beast, John Daniels)
By 1976, an earlier work called The Lost Keys Of Freemasonry was reprinted. The fact that it was widely endorsed at virtually all levels of Masonry indicated that the Luciferian doctrine of the god of forces had penetrated all forms of Freemasonry:
"The lost key...places the energy of the universe at their disposal. When the mason learns that the key to the warrior on the block is the proper application of the dynamo of living power, he has learned the mystery of his Craft. The seething energies of Lucifer are in his hands and before he may step onward and upward, he must prove his ability to properly apply [this] energy." (Manly Hall, Lost Keys, 1923, pg 47, 48)
The fact that the term the god of forces is a precise scriptural description of the god of Freemasonry is further confirmed by a closer examination of the associated Scriptural passages. The text tells us the Beast does not "regard any God" yet it also tells us he will honor the god of forces. The concept of an impersonal power that can be appropriated by the occultist fits this description precisely. Thus, the Antichrist does not honor "any God" in the sense of a conventional deity - yet he honors the interpretive system that seeks to relegate the true power of the universe to an eternal force.
This mystical description of the force god most closely follows the French Grand Orient version of spirituality. Utilizing this perspective, we can predict that not only will the Antichrist be a high-ranking Freemason, his base of power will be associated with the Grand Orient Lodge. Furthermore, because the False Prophet is also to be likeminded with this nefarious leader, it is certain that he will have a similar association.
There is yet another component to this god of forces. The Hebrew word that is used for the English word forces is maozzim. An alternate rendering of the term is fortresses - placing the phrase in a military context. I have an old King James Bible that states in the margin notes that another rendering of maozzim is munitions. Although explosives were unknown in the time of Daniel, this slant on the word certainly infers an explosive power or energy.
Because the text uses the Hebrew suffix "im" which adds a plural sense to the word, we have the odd implication that the word could be used in a plural context. The Hebrew word for god is elohim, and it is also a plural term. Thus the phrase the maozzim could fairly be rendered the energy deity or the power gods. This is yet another strikingly accurate description of the "strange god" of Freemasonry.
In short, the Scriptures are plainly telling us that the Antichrist will not be an adherent to a traditional religious worldview, but he will instead honor a god that has remained hidden from view - the secretive Freemasonic deity known in the Bible as the god of forces.
April 28, 2003 - James Lloyd
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