From: jesus_is_lord <email@example.com>
To: List Member <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: The Whore Exposed, Pt II--the Inverted Cross
Date: Thursday, March 30, 2000 9:21 AM
A quick note concerning the pics of the pope/antichrist with the inverted cross on his chair. I received an email from a reader that said the upside down cross is an ancient "Christian" symbol. The brother who sent me the antichrist pic received something similar. Let's look at a quick breakdown. The reader said,
"...the up-side-down-cross that we usually associate with Satanism is really an ancient Christian symbol. Tradition claims that Peter was close of denying Jesus AGAIN when persecution came upon the Church in Rome. Well, he didn't, but was caught by the Romans. He managed to convince his killers to crucify him upside down, since he didn't feel worthy to be exalted by the same death as his Master..."
The following is my modified response--
"I've never heard or seen the upside down cross associated with anything other than Satanism. People who know anything about symbols immediately identify it with Satanism, not Romanism or its myths they call 'tradition'.
"Even if the upside down cross were originally some Romish invention to trick people into believing Peter was in Rome it has RIGHTLY turned itself into a Satanic symbol because it was founded on a LIE. Satan is the father of lies, John 8:44. There is no biblical evidence that Peter [died in Rome] on an upside down cross...
Jesus told Peter by which death he would glorify God and it sho' don't sound like no upside down cross in Rome--
John 21:18 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou girdest thyself, and walkedst whither thou wouldest: but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee, and carry thee whither thou wouldest not. 21:19 This spake he, SIGNIFYING BY WHAT DEATH HE SHOULD GLORIFY GOD. And when he had spoken this, he saith unto him, Follow me.
...I perceive that through the centuries there have been many Romish historians and prolific Romish writers (especially Jesuits) that have woven the most fantastic (not as in good, but as in huge), intricate fairy tales you've seen in your life--but these fairy tales are believed and consign men to a burning hell.
When Rome lies about the death of Peter and then claims she represents Christ, she MOCKS Christ saying "The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it," (Psalms 94:7).
When Rome calls Peter the foundation of the church and a "pope", she MOCKS Christ saying, "The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it," (Psalms 94:7).
When Rome makes a symbol of Jesus' execution (Ex. 20:4) and inverts it, twists it, turns it on its head, she MOCKS Christ saying, "The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it," (Psalms 94:7).
To which the Psalmist says in Psalm 94:8-10 "Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise? He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see? He that chastiseth the heathen, shall not he correct? he that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know?"
Just as Christians are working out their salvation, the damned are working out their damnation telling and believing lies. We fear not at a disobedient, rebellious, lawless, crooked generation. God sees it all. He formed the eye and planted the ear. He sees and hears IT ALL. We commit ourselves to Him and occupy until He comes. At the great judgment day all that is done in darkness shall be exposed to the light. Hellbounds who are reading this, you need to get right with God...
The Catholic religion calls herself "Mother Church". She's a mother alright, but she ain't the mother of Christ's church. By calling herself "mother" she is telling on herself. She is THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH (Rev. 17:5)! Notice the Catholic religion calls herself a woman. And what a GREAT WHORE she is committing spiritual fornication with the kings and rulers of the earth. She's DRUKEN with the blood of the saints--study the Inquisitions and read Revelation 17 in light of that knowledge. Oh, even the antichrist is naked in light of God's word.
WARNING: I've heard the upside down crucifixion story a number of times in churches and even read it. We must look narrowly on all that comes our way. Revisionist historians make up and rewrite history with all ease.
BOTTOM LINE: The purpose of me sending email is to provide info for those who may run into Romish people that will insist that this symbol speaks to the afore mentioned lie. Romanists are easily tricked. When you receive not the love of the truth, God gives you over to strong delusion that you should believe lies, and lies only.
That symbol was not put in that chair to tell the world that Peter was crucified upside down. That is not how the world views that symbol (at least those of us that can see). That symbol was put on that chair to tell every Lucifer-worshipping, Beelzebub-worshipping, Satan-worshipping, devil-deceived, new age, hellbound, profane person that the show is on! Lights, cameras, action! We're right here in Israel with worldwide coverage! The fools is tricked!
I'm working on the Antichrist Slideshow and am looking forward to publishing it on the website. In it, I plan to have some examples from Satanic sources of the inverted (upside down) cross and perhaps some additional commentary.
[UPDATE: upside down crucifixion is one of the tortures papistry used on during the Inquisition (1) see the book "Pastor Jacob Primmer in Rome", Dunfermline Citizen office, London, J. Kensit, Paternoster Row, E.C., W. Wileman, Bouverie Street, Fleet Street, E.C., sixth edition, 1912) and (2) Martyrology by Samuel Clarke circa 1651 as well as various illustrations of Inquisition tortures.]
for Jesus' sake,
...I do send thee unto them; and thou
shalt say unto them,
Thus saith the Lord GOD. And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them,
neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee,
and thou dost dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be
dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
Ezekiel 2:4, 6
***EXCERPT FROM HISTORY OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH***
The first of these imperial persecutions with which the Martyrdom of Peter and Paul is connected by ECCLESIASTICAL TRADITION, took place in the tenth year of Nero's reign...
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