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    Lucifer Is Not Jesus … Just Want To Clear That Up

    As we prepare to turn our article, ‘5 Creepy Quotes By Freemasons That Will Make Your Skin Crawl‘, into a YouTube video, we have to revisit the dark and disturbing reality that is Freemasonry, or as I like to call it, devil worship.

    If you ever meet a Freemason who is high enough in rank, he will seek to convince you that Jesus and Lucifer are one and the same.

    Don’t believe me? Well, check out this video below.

    The Freemasons argue that Lucifer should be worshipped because, they say, Lucifer is simply another name for Jesus. Appeals to verses like Isaiah 14:12, 2 Peter 1:19, and Revelation 22:16 will be used to do this. Anyone arguing this is deceived or a deceiver.

    In this article, we are going to lay it all out…

    Don’t Make An Ass Out of Christ

    C. S. Lewis’ iconic work, The Last Battle, from the Narnia series, showcases a donkey called Puzzle coerced into donning a lion skin and mascarade as lion king Aslan by a nasty ape.

    Puzzle the donkey wearing a lion skin, left, and Shift the ape from the C.S. Lewis book, “The Last Battle.” Illustration by Pauline Baynes

    As ridiculous as an ass in a lion suit sounds, this trick convinces the Narnians to worship a demon called Tash, all the while thinking they are serving the true king Aslan.

    Likewise, Jesus warns that before His coming, there will be a great deception promoted by false prophets, a deception so strong, that if it were possible, it would deceive even the elect of God (Matthew 24:24). This delusion is also mentioned in the letter by the Apostle Paul to the Thessalonians in the context of the revelation of the Man of Sin (2 Thessalonians 2:10-12).

    I can’t think of any greater deception than to worship the devil as if he were God Himself. Throughout scripture, we see that the devil actively seeks this worship:

    The devil took Him up on an exceedingly high mountain, and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. And he said to Him, “All these things I will give You if You will fall down and worship me.” -Matthew 4:8-9

    This is the “secret” of the mystery schools, the “hidden wisdom” the occult promises those who are foolish enough to seek its “science”. There is nothing new under the sun.

    There is coming a day when an ass in a lion’s suit will be presented as the savior of the world.

    You must be prepared for this coming reality.

    Behold, The Bringer of The Dawn

    The term Lucifer, from Isaiah 14:12, is derived from the Latin Vulgate. However, to have a clearer meaning of what this word envelops, and how exactly it relates to Christ, we must limit ourselves to the Greek.

    By using the LXX, we can have consistency between the Old and New Testaments when seeking to understand the meaning of similar phrases.

    The word for “Lucifer” in the Greek is Héōsphóros.

    When cross-referencing the term “Lucifer” (Héōsphóros) in the LXX, it is only found in the book of Job with reference to the dawn (Job 11:17, Job 38:12).

    This Greek word Héōsphóros is never used in the New Testament.

    “Lucifer”, as rendered in Isaiah 14:12, is never used in the New Testament when referring to Jesus.

    This is significant as Freemasons seek to justify their worship of Lucifer by confusing similar but different titles, some of which refer to Jesus alone. By worshipping Lucifer, they claim that one is truly worshipping Jesus. This is false.

    Revelation 22:16 describes Jesus as “the Morning Star”, and in 2 Peter 1:19 “the Day Star” is used to describe Jesus. In contrast, Isaiah 14:12 describes the devil as “son of the morning”, or “one who rose up in the morning”, or “dawn bringer”. While all these terms seem similar in English, with careful study, it is clear that they are not the same.

    Three different terms are being used in the above examples (excluding Revelation 2:28 – more on that later):

    The word used in Is 14:12 (ἑωσφόρος) is comprised of ἕως (héōs, “dawn”) +‎ -φόρος (-phóros, “-bearing, -carrying”).

    While in 2 Peter 1:19, the word (φωσφόρος) is comprised of φῶς (phôs, “light”) +‎ -φόρος (-phóros, “bringing”), from φέρω (phérō, “bring”).

    It is incorrect to call the devil the morning star/day star as those terms (in Greek translations) are exclusively reserved for Christ. A similar but different term, dawn bringer, is used to describe Satan.

    All these terms can be, but not necessarily, used to describe Venus, the “star” or planet that can be seen by the naked eye as the sun rises at dawn. They can also simply refer to the sun- 2 Peter 1:19 reads more comfortably when assuming this in the context of Christ’s return.

    The False Dawn

    Confusion can arise because the devil seeks to be worshipped as God and will attempt to appear to possess similar qualities to Him. In fact, confusion is a sign of demonic activity or attack (James 3:15-16).

    We must think of the spirit of anti-Christ, not in terms of only being opposed or against, but rather as seeking to replace God.

    The devil seeks to replace God with himself.

    You must be sensitive to this reality if you are to avoid deception.

    What is interesting is that Venus (Lucifer) is the first planet that can be seen as the sun rises with the naked eye. Likewise, the Man of Sin will be revealed just before the coming of Christ (the sun).

    As the church expects the imminent return of Christ, the devil will step on the scene with his beast system and seek to imitate or replace Christ’s return and the millennial kingdom. Thus as we see the Day approaching, the dawn bringer will appear first, and the world will descend into chaos.

    Michael Heiser, of The Unseen Realm fame, argues that the emphasis of all the aforementioned texts is on brightness. Stars thereby represent spiritual authority, and Christ, the brightest (the sun) to our perceptions, is the “Star of Stars”, so to speak:


    The one who conquers and who keeps my works until the end, to him I will give authority over the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron, as when earthen pots are broken in pieces, even as I myself have received authority from my Father. And I will give him the morning star. He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. – Rev 2:26-28

    Who are the ones that overcome in Revelation? Believers. What do they get? Authority. Over whom? The nations — you know, the nations that are at present under the authority of the corrupted sons of God (Deut 32:8-9, with LXX and DSS; cp. Deut 4:19-20; Psalm 82). That’s right. Believers share in the kingdom (see Daniel 7:27-28, another divine council passage). They will “ruler over angels” (1 Cor 6:3) because they displace them in God’s hierarchy in the last day. Verse 27 has Jesus ruling (“he”) with a rod of iron (Psa 2), but it is Jesus who gives to mere believers — the overcomers — the morning star. What is the morning star? The divine authority to rule in the new kingdom.

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    Lions, Serpents, & Sheep

    We also know that the devil can “transform himself into an angel of light” (2 Corinthians 11:14) and that he is like a “roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour” (1 Peter 5:8 ), like a “lamb that speaks like a dragon” (Revelation 13:11), a worthless shepherd (Zechariah 11:17), a serpent that deceives (2 Corinthians 11:3).

    Alternatively, Jesus is the Light of the world (John 8:12), He is the Lion of the tribe of Judah (Revelation 5:5), He is the Lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world (John 1:29), He is the Good Shepherd who lays down His life for His sheep (John 10:11), and He is the serpent that was lifted up in the wilderness (John 3:14).

    We, too, will find that Lucifer will attempt to assume more similarities with Jesus’ titles that are designed to mislead the gullible into greater deceptions and wickedness.

    Jesus is not Lucifer.

    Do not be deceived.

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    Rattmann
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    1 month ago

    Also Malachi 4:1-2 describes Christ at the second coming as rising as a “sun of righteousness” with healing in His wings!

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    2 months ago

    Excellent article, old bean!

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