Chuck Baldwin (2021)
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    Evangelical Paganism

    Published: Thursday, July 28, 2022

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    It’s time to face reality: The evangelical church is now mostly nothing more than another brand of religious paganism. There is almost nothing Christian about it. Granted, church edifices still have the tapestry, symbols and ceremonies resembling historic Christianity, but it’s all a ruse. The heart and soul of the Christian faith is dead in most evangelical “churches.”

    The most recent Gallup Poll confirms what I am saying: 

    While biblical literalism has long been held as the most dominant method of interpreting Scripture among Evangelicals, results of a new poll released by Gallup show that fewer than half of Evangelicals and born-again Christians believe the Bible should be taken literally. 

    The poll . . . found that just 40% of respondents who identify as Evangelical or born-again view the Bible as the “actual word of God.” 

    In 2015, just under 60% of Evangelical churches espoused a literal interpretation of Scripture, data from Pew Research showed. 

    Think about it: Just seven years ago, right at 60% of evangelical “born-again” Christians believed the Bible was the “actual word of God” (which is still an abysmally low number). But now—just seven short years later—only 40% of evangelical “born-again” Christians believe the Bible is the “actual word of God.” 

    What will the number be seven years from now? It’s painfully obvious where these numbers are going. 

    So here is your snapshot of today’s evangelical “churches”: 60% of them do not believe the Bible is the actual Word of God. That means 60% of them do not believe in the deity of Christ, proven by His miracles and His resurrection from the dead, because the Bible (the actual Word of God) dogmatically and ubiquitously teaches that Jesus is God in flesh, equal with God the Father in all matters pertaining to deity. 

    This means that 60% of evangelical “born-again” Christians are as lost and hellbound as the most pagan person on the planet. They have not God’s grace, mercy, redemption or forgiveness of sins. 

    This helps to clear up how the “church” can be as self-righteous, materialistic, arrogant and self-absorbed as, well, Donald Trump. You see, the reason the evangelical “church” loves Trump is because they are just like him: full of carnality, pride, self-exaltation and the love of money.

    Is it a surprise, then, that a blasphemous new book about Trump, written by a “Christian,” that proclaims that Trump is the fulfillment of Christ as the Son of Man, would be the latest testament to the blasphemous relationship that evangelicals have had with Trump since 2016? 

    Such continued blasphemy by evangelicals regarding Trump simply drives the final nails into the coffin of this false “church.”

    And there is yet one more glaring sign that the evangelical “church” has morphed into paganism: its love for and infatuation with pagan Israel. 

    Let’s clear this up right here and now: The Zionist State of Israel in Palestine created in 1948 by the Rothschilds and the United Nations is not the Israel of the Old Testament. It is not a fulfillment of Biblical prophecy; it is no longer the Holy Land; and the Ashkenazi Jews that reside there are not “God’s Chosen People.” 

    Watch my message God’s Chosen People, The Children Of Promise, The Israel Of God And Romans Chapter Eleven.

    Neither is Judaism the religion of the Israelites under Moses. In fact, you won’t find the word Judaism mentioned in the Bible (KJV) one time. Judaism is the religion of the Pharisees—who were the mortal enemies of the Lord Jesus Christ and whose spiritual descendants remain the mortal enemies of Christ and His Church.

    Judaism is as pagan as Islam. Correction! It is MORE pagan than Islam. 

    Compare how the Jewish Talmud and the Muslim Koran treat the Lord Jesus Christ: 

    In the Talmud: 

    *Jesus was born out of wedlock (Mishna Yebamoth 4,13) to His mother, Miriam, and her lover Pantera (Shabbat 104b).  She is said to have been the descendant of princes and rulers, and to have played the harlot with a carpenter (Sanhedrin 106a).  

    *Jesus spent time in Egypt, from where He learned magic.  He was a magician who deceived and led Israel astray.  He mocked at the words of the wise, was tainted with heresy, and was thus excommunicated (Sanhedrin 107b).  

    *He called Himself God, also the Son of Man, and said that He would go up to heaven (Jerusalem Taanit 65a).  He had five disciples (Sanhedrin 43a).  He was tried as a deceiver and as a teacher of apostasy (Tosephta Sanhedrin X, 11: Jerusalem Sanhedrin 25c,d).  

    *He was executed, on the eve of Passover, which was also the eve of the Sabbath, by being stoned (Tosephta Sanhedrin IX, 7).  

    *He (under the name of Balaam) was put to death by Pinchas the Robber when He was thirty-three years old (Sanhedrin 106b).  He was punished in Gehenna by the means of boiling excrement (Gittin 56b, 57a). 

    *Under the name of Balaam, He is one of those excluded from the world to come (Mishna Sanhedrin X, 2).

    In the Koran: 

    *Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary. 

    *Jesus was strengthened by the Holy Spirit. 

    *Jesus was given revelation by Allah. 

    *Jesus was taken bodily into Heaven and is coming again. 

    *Jesus was a miracle worker. 

    *Allah sent the Gospel to Jesus. 

    *Jesus spoke when he was two days old. 

    Obviously, neither religion recognizes Jesus for Who He really is: The God of creation; the Creator made flesh; the perfect God-Man; the Savior and Redeemer of the world; the King of kings and Lord of lords. 

    Both religions are pagan belief systems. But please notice the difference in respect or lack thereof for Jesus between the Talmud and the Koran. The Talmud blasphemes Christ in the most vulgar terms. The Koran speaks of Christ with dignity and respect—even though it subjects Christ to Mohammed, which even Mohammed now knows is egregious error.   

    So, if you would objectively analyze the two false religions of Judaism and Islam, you would be forced to conclude that Judaism is much more pagan than Islam. 

    Yet, evangelical Christians nationwide worship the State of Israel and publicly express the murderous desire to completely annihilate the Muslim countries of the world, even though the Gospel of Christ is spreading faster in the Muslim world right now than almost anywhere else on earth.  

    Evangelist Jimmy Swaggart recently said on his televised broadcast that the only way God can bless the United States is for the U.S. to bless Israel. That lie has been regurgitated millions of times on television and radio, in books and magazines and from pastors and evangelists nationwide—and it is one of the biggest lies ever told. 

    I suggest readers watch my message I Will Curse Them That Bless Thee, which is located in the Israel Package-Set One

    Let’s see: We have been “blessing” Israel since its inception in 1948. We have provided billions of dollars of aid, including the most sophisticated military equipment on earth—even nuclear weapons. We have given it military protection—even at the cost of fighting foreign wars and shedding American blood—fought primarily for the purpose of defending Israel. We have willingly allowed untold numbers of U.S. citizens and military personnel to be slaughtered at the hands of the Israeli state. On behalf of Israel, the U.S. military has murdered millions of innocent people all over the Middle East and Northern Africa. 

    We have given Israel unfettered access to every level of government within the United States. Thirty-five states of the United States have passed laws making it a crime to not do business with Israel. Some states have even made it illegal to criticize Israel in public schools and colleges. Israel would literally go belly-up without taxpayer assistance from the U.S. treasury and the billions of Yankee dollars spent by Christian Zionist tourists who flock to Israel each year. 

    Furthermore, the U.S. has covered up the ethnic cleansing, genocide and apartheid persecution of the Palestinian people for 74 years. 

    We collaborated with Israel in the attempted murder of the entire crew of the USS Liberty in 1967. 

    We covered up the brutal torture and deaths of over 80 Egyptian soldiers since 1967. 

    We covered up the Israeli assassination of a much-respected Middle Eastern journalist who was an American citizen

    We continuously look the other way when the Israeli military murders Palestinian children in cold blood

    And evangelicals casually turn a blind eye to the fact that Israel is one of the biggest promoters of abortion-on-demand—in Israel the state provides funding to murder an unborn baby right up to the moment of birth—and that Tel Aviv is the global epicenter and the world’s largest exporter of sodomite behavior.

    We have been Israel’s Sugar Daddy for 74 years. So, tell me, where are God’s blessings on America for all of this benevolence? 

    Are our public schools providing a better education to our children now than in 1948? 

    Are our political institutions more constitutional and liberty-oriented? 

    Are our streets safer? 

    Are our schools safer? 

    Are our political leaders more honest and God-fearing? 

    Are our families in better condition than in 1948? 

    Are the U.S. dollar and our overall financial condition superior to that in 1948? 

    Are our television programs and movies more wholesome and family-friendly? 

    Is our culture cleaner and more honorable? 

    Do we have less alcoholism and drug addiction now than in 1948? 

    Are our country’s borders more stable now than in 1948? 

    Are there less mass shootings of innocent people now than in 1948? 

    Are our churches more holy? 

    Are our pastors more godly and courageous? 

    Do young people treat their parents and other adults with more respect than they did in 1948? 

    Are police personnel as much a friend to the citizens they work for and the Constitution they swore an oath to preserve as they were in 1948? 

    Are our liberties more secure now than in 1948? 

    Do we have more freedom to keep and bear arms than we did in 1948? 

    So, Mr. Swaggart (Mr. Jeffress, Mr. Hagee, Mr. Graham, Mr. Copeland, Mr. MacArthur, Mr. Evans and Mr. Jeremiah, et al.), where are all of these divine blessings America is supposed to receive for blessing Israel? Where are they?

    God is not blessing America; He is judging America. And among the reasons why God is judging America is its unholy worship-like alliance with pagan, antichrist Israel and the departure of evangelical churches from bedrock Biblical truth. 

    P.S. I am only weeks away from beginning my series of messages dealing specifically with the Book of Revelation. Here are the materials that people need to learn BEFORE we begin the series on Revelation:

    The Israel Packages: 31 messages in 3 sets of DVDs or all 31 messages in a digital MP4 download

    Prophecy Package-Set One: The first 6 prophecy messages, including the all-important message

    God’s Chosen People, The Children Of Promise, The Israel Of God And Romans Chapter Eleven  

    When Did John Write The Book Of Revelation?: Prophecy Message Seven 

    I strongly urge readers to watch these messages BEFORE we begin our series on the Book of Revelation.

    © Chuck Baldwin

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