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Biblical Joseph commenced Egyptian Slavery – The Fraud Exposed

31 Jan

ImageOver the last three parts I have shown you how Joseph from the direction of his god commenced Slavery in the biblical story of Egypt. In the coming story of Moses and the Exodus it is presumed the innocent Egyptians enslaved the Israelites. They did not. The slavery in the biblical story was the doing of Joseph under the instruction of god.

I refer to this as the biblical story because in comparison from known history it is difficult to match these events exactly. There is obvious evidence of the construction of the pyramids and so on but an exact story of Joseph has not been found. As I have mention previously, it is quite possible that a simple tribe in the corner of history had something like this happen and to make the story sensational, creative license was used. Even so, at a whim I will begin to match some history to the coming events. Although not in its entirety but instead in glimpses.

I don’t think we will ever know or understand the full extent of history, it is has been so mushed up it would be difficult to repiece. But it is not so much repieceing it as to relate how it affects the thinking of many people today. God has been glorified by many people and this is a false reward.

As a recap. Joseph was sold off by his brothers to passing Ishmaelites. He was sold off and eventually landed in prison where through explaining a dream related to famine in Egypt became governor. The bible makes a special effort to constantly include the fact famine was a regular ongoing occurrance. So claiming this as a prophecy or prediction is ridiculous. But rather the bible exposes the prophecy as being false. Famine was a constant. Abraham and then Isaac were redirected because of Famine in their time and now Joseph is making out – it is a big deal.

Piece by piece when you read and comprehended the information contained in the bible it is clear it is opposite to religious adoration. It is easy to see the bible is warning us of the fraud. It is not showing the glory of this god but in fact the dangers and it is full of evidence to support the fraud.   

In the pages of the biblical history, the god figure planted the seed of the Exodus. I would hardly call this a prophecy but rather a premeditated plan – a grand plan of destruction, at that.

God boasted back in Genesis his people would be enslaved for 400 years. The time between Joseph and Moses as quoted in the bible is the same period of time (I will call this quote when I cover the coming stories). The Egyptians did not enslave the Israelites – God did, through Joseph.

A prophecy is not a prediction when it is at the hands of the same source. It is instead a premeditated crime of fraud.

Drum Roll Please.

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Biblical Joseph – Part 3 and the start of Slavery in Egypt

30 Jan

ImageHunger and famine was the ideal opportunity to take advantage of the Egyptian people. Joseph the new governor of Egypt under the supposed instruction from god worked in a mysteries and unethical way. In the bible it does not state the Egyptian people were bad, in fact it shows the Egyptians as harmonious and obeyed their godly leader Joseph. God, through Joseph influenced the behaviour of the Egyptians and yet the Egyptians are blamed for the slavery and this is wrong. Allow me to explain.

The famine was so severe that there was no food anywhere and the people of Egypt and Canaan, weak with hunger, purchased the grain. Joseph collected all the money and took it to the palace.

When all the money in Egypt and Canaan was spent, the Egyptians came to Joseph and said, “Give us food!  Don’t let us die. Do something, our money is all gone.” Joseph answered, “Bring your livestock I will give you food in exchange for it if your money is all gone.” That year he supplied them with food in exchange for all their livestock.

The following year they came to him, and said, “We will not hide the fact from you, sir, that our money is all gone and our livestock belongs to you. There is nothing left to give you except our bodies and our lands. Don’t let us die. Buy us and our land in exchange for food.” Joseph bought all the land in Egypt for the king. Every Egyptian was forced to sell his land, because the famine was so severe and all the land became the king’s property.

Joseph made slaves of the people from one end of Egypt to the other. The only land he did not buy was the land belonging to the priests, because the king gave them an allowance to live on.

Joseph said to the people, “I have now bought you and your lands for the king. Here is seed for you to sow in your fields. At the time of harvest you must give one-fifth to the king. You can use the rest for seed and for food for yourselves and your families”. They answered, “You have saved our lives, you have been good to us and we will be the king’s slaves.” So Joseph made it a law for the land of Egypt that one-fifth of the harvest should belong to the king. This law still remains in force today.

What type of power is it when one person holds control over a nation of people with their lives? Joseph came to them with nothing but with the slick movement of the convincing tongue; they have sold themselves as slaves to survive.

This section of the bible brings into perspective the governing principle over every land on earth today. Those in power have the mindset that the land occupied by civilians ultimately is controlled and owned by the governments… Earth belongs to no-one – we are purely custodians.

Further, humanity had no choice but to hand over their bodies and therefore their lives to the leaders so that every human being on this earth is controlled and governed without choice. This is a reality which many people will struggle to comprehend. Our ancestors were forced to give up their rights as human beings.

What puzzles me is Joseph was smart enough to take the grain and keep it during the time of the Plenty for the Famine. And yet he was not smart enough to work out a way for the people of Egypt to be fed without draining them of all their finances obliging them to surrender themselves to him as slaves – but of course this was God’s plan so he could eventually conquer and control humanity. This becomes the basis of the Exodus.

It could be suggested the Egyptians should not have been so foolish to allow it to happen in the first instance. Through no fault of their own, the Egyptians were vulnerable to trust in someone who pretended to care… God and Joseph had a hidden agenda.

This could be an example of the beginning of ‘Blind Faith’ and where it can lead you.

Taxation

The bible credits God for initiating Taxation and forced human control called slavery. God through Joseph commenced the tax system by bleeding the Egyptians of one-fifth of the harvest. Then slavery is confirmed and acknowledged by God when the people through desperation sold themselves in exchange for food in a need to survive. Although Egyptian history shows a working community during the construction of the pyramids, this can also be recognized as a form of slavery.  

Excessive taxation upon humanity to uphold a glamorous lifestyle for leaders and to fuel wars for profit puts God in the spotlight. Taxation has bled humanity beyond what is necessary. Taxation in itself to support a community is necessary at this moment but excessive taxation should be questioned.

Politics is not separate from religion. Politics is religion and religion is politics…  

Taxation was used as a system to manipulate the people in surrendering their money through deception. The system employed by Joseph caused the people to surrender everything including the control of their lives which gave the king wealth and power. Slavery in the bible shows the reader how it was achieved by God because God was with Joseph. Although slavery had already been endorsed by God in the previous stories, this story combines it with the system of taxation and total human control.

All this is strong evidence of the infiltration of an invading God who sought to take control of people through deception. The people of Egypt honoured Joseph as he took possession of their lives. Slavery takes on a new meaning here, where it is understood the master owns another human being. And it still exists today on many levels. In fact we are all slaves to the system of earth.                        

We must ask what God and Joseph achieved in Egypt. As a preview I want you to keep this is mind when God leads Moses out of Egypt after 430 years of slavery. What influence commenced the idea of this harsh ruling and slavery? Keep in mind the bible has placed a marker. The Chosen People came to Egypt before the people gave themselves as slaves for food. And since Joseph made slaves from one end of Egypt to the other (excluding the priests) then this includes Joseph’s family. Joseph’s family were the start of the Israelites because God called his father Jacob – Israel.  

Keep in the back of your mind Joseph had children with an Egyptian woman setting the scene for his descendants to infiltrate the power of Egypt to which Joseph had already established. Joseph’s own extended family also lived in Egypt and as with Joseph, be able to intermarry.

Their descendants, the Israelites, will be the people to whom Moses will save under God’s direction. Egypt will be blamed for the slavery of the Israelites and yet we have proof it was not the Egyptians but Joseph who instigated slavery through manipulation.

God creates the problem and then provides the solution which eventually becomes a war and an Exodus when Moses leads the Israelites out of Egypt – the people enslaved by Joseph.

Now if God is truly the creator then he would already have control over earth. Instead these scripts demonstrate over and over again his prophets/chosen people had to infiltrate the lands of earth to gain control. This is an important contradiction the religious population fail to see. The failure has been to observe God had to infiltrate lands that were already occupied; hence it was not God’s in the first place, otherwise why the drama? You don’t need to infiltrate lands you have created!

The corruption of our civilization is evident in the actions of God in the bible.

Some time later Joseph was told his father was ill. Jacob blessed Joseph’s sons as he was about to die. The king said, “Go bury your father as you promised you would.” Joseph continued to live in Egypt with his father’s family; he was a hundred and ten years old when he died.

It is important to note the Israelites were victims of God and this struggle is obvious in many of the later scriptures where they fail to remain faithful to God. This is where ‘Fear’ is introduced to maintain control during the story of the Exodus.

The Israelites were interned to slavery for 430 years.

Let’s do a spot of calculations. God said to Abram in Genesis (chapter 15 verse 13) God boasts Abram’s people in the future will be enslaved for four hundred years and he will punish the nation responsible.

If you consider the time frame from Joseph to the time of Moses this is the same 400 years. This matches some chronologies of the bible.

This becomes the basis of the ‘Biblical Exodus Fraud’.

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Biblical Joseph – Part 2

30 Jan

ImageThe story of Joseph continues with him now being governor over all of Egypt. He had instructed the people to store grain over the seven years of plenty and now it is in the midst of the seven years of famine. This will take a bit to cover over the next few parts. I will show you hidden information within the pages of the bible for everyone to read. 

Jacob, Josephs father, learned that there was grain in Egypt, so he said to his sons, “Why don’t you do something? Go there and buy some grain to keep us from starving to death.” So Joseph’s ten half brothers went to buy grain in Egypt, but Jacob did not send Joseph’s full brother Benjamin because he was afraid something might happen to him.

The sons of Jacob came with others to buy grain, because there was also famine in the land of Canaan. So Joseph’s brothers came and bowed down before their brother, the governor, their faces to the ground. They did not recognize Joseph (and that seems odd).

Joseph did recognize his brothers, but he acted as if he did not know them, asking them harshly, “Where do you come from?”

Joseph then remembered the dreams about them and said, “You are spies, and have come to find out where our country is weak.”  They answered “No Sir. We have come as your slaves, to buy food. We were twelve brothers in all, sir, sons of the same man in the land of Canaan. One brother is dead and the youngest is now with our father.” Joseph answered, “You are spies, and this is how you will be tested. I swear by the name of the king that you will never leave unless your youngest brother comes here. One of you must go and get him. The rest of you will be kept under guard.” With that he put them in prison. Later he said “To prove that you are honest, one of you will stay in the prison; the rest of you may go and take back to your starving families the grain you have bought. Then you must bring your youngest brother to me and I will not put you to death.”

Joseph left them and began to cry. When he was able to speak again, he selected Simeon, and had him tied up in front of them. Joseph gave orders to fill his brothers’ sacks with grain, to put each man’s money back in his sack, and to give them food for the trip.

At the place where they spent the night, one of them opened his sack to feed his donkey and found his money at the top of the sack. “My money has been returned to me,” he said. Their hearts sank and in fear they asked one another, “What has God done to us?” When they came to their father Jacob in Canaan, they told him all that had happened. Then when they emptied out their sacks, every one of them found his bag of money. But Jacob said, “My son cannot go with you, his brother (Joseph) is dead, and he is the only one left. Something might happen to him on the way. I am an old man, and the sorrow you would cause me would kill me.”

Notice the method Joseph used and at the same time the bible is showing us there is no magic, nor miracles associated with God. His brothers presume God is punishing them when in fact it is Joseph’s own behaviour, giving the illusion of God’s anger. Joseph had the money put back into their sacks not God. God is with Joseph so therefore this behaviour is considered acceptable and is in fact directed by God. Joseph has used trickery.

It is worth considering when you read blatant misrepresentation of god in the bible is perhaps the bible is exposing the fraud of god rather promoting it/him. Give it some thought. As I continue to expose the corruption in the bible it will make you think that the purpose of the bible may have been to expose god for what it truly is – and followers have got it all wrong.

 

It will be argued God gives us Free Will and yet God himself says he has led Joseph to Egypt for a greater purpose. It must be acknowledged since God is leading Joseph to Egypt by causing him to be sold to the Ishmaelite, and then Joseph does not have his own Free Will but is under God’s power. Control and manipulation are demonstrated. Was God a Man driving this whole deception…?

The famine became worse. Judah said to his father, “Send the boy with me, and we will leave at once. Then none of us will starve.” Jacob said, “Take your brother and return at once.”

When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the servant in charge to take them to his house. There they ate. Joseph ordered their sacks to be filled with food and placed his silver cup in the top of the youngest brother’s sack, together with the money for the grain.

When they had gone a short distance from the city, Joseph said to the servant in charge of his house “Hurry after those men. When you catch up to them, ask them, ‘Why have you paid back evil for good? Why did you steal my master’s silver cup? It is the one he drinks from, the one he uses for divination. You have committed a serious crime’.” When the servant caught up with them, he repeated these words. They answered. “We swear we have done no such thing. Sir, if any one of us is found to have it, he will be put to death, and the rest of us will become your slaves.”

He said, “I agree, but only the one who has taken the cup will become my slave and the rest of you can go free.” So they quickly lowered their sacks. The cup was found in Benjamin’s sack. When Judah and his brothers came to Josephs’ house, they bowed down before him, and Joseph said, “What have you done? Didn’t you know that a man in my position could find you out by practicing divination?”

They answered, “How can we clear ourselves? God has uncovered our guilt. All of us are now your slaves and not just the one with whom the cup was found.” Joseph said, “Oh no, I would never do that! Only the one who had the cup will be my slave. The rest of you may go back safe and sound to your father.” Judah went up to Joseph. “The boy’s brother is dead, and he is the only one of his mother’s children still alive. How can I go back to my father if the boy is not with me? I cannot bear to see this disaster come upon my father.”

See again. Joseph caused this whole complex deceit by placing the cup in the sack in the first place as a ‘set up’. Then he used it as a method to trick his brothers in believing God had caught them out, which then became an accusation of an evil deed. The bible is demonstrating the method employed by God. These brothers were not guilty of taking Joseph’s cup; Joseph had the cup planted on them so he could accuse them. The power of God is an illusion. This illusion of setting the cup in the sack was ordered by Joseph. This is foul play… Are you starting to see how the bible is a warning and not promoting god?

The practice of divination was removed from the Catholic Church when Constantine the Great first commenced the Universal Church in 325 CE, calling Divination Pagan. But here we will observe this practice commenced in the bible and was an instrument of God. As with calling down curses to show extreme displeasure, divination was used by God and yet God gets hostile with those who practice magic.

Observe how ‘slavery’ is heavily marketed in this verse and note the driving force behind Joseph is – God! Manipulation is thickly entangled. Yes the bible is warning us against God and the methods of corruption he employed!

The bible has shown us God started all the practices he calls evil and then later accuses the people of meddling in the occult deeming it sinful. The practice is consistent. God creates, or initiates the corruption and then penalizes the people when they employ the same practices. This will be greatly emphasised when I expose how the people were put to slavery in Egypt by Joseph. 

Joseph, the son of Jacob named Israel (the start of the Israelite line) is an ancestor of Christianity. Christians today call divination evil and yet in this testament the practice was accepted by God.

Joseph was no longer able to control his feelings in front of his servants, so he ordered them all to leave the room. Then he told his brothers who he was. He cried with such loud sobs that the Egyptians heard it, and the news was taken to the king’s palace. He said, “I am your brother Joseph whom you sold into Egypt. It was really God who sent me ahead of you to save people’s lives. Now hurry back to my father and tell him that this is what his son Joseph says, ‘God has made me ruler of all Egypt, come to me without delay. You can live in the region of Goshen, where you can be near me, you, your children your grandchildren and everything else that you have.’”

When the news reached the palace that Joseph’s brothers had come, the king and his officials were pleased. Let them get their father and their families and come back here. I will give them the best land in Egypt.

When Jacob heard the news he said. “My son Joseph is still alive; this is all that I could ask for! I must go and see him before I die.” And so the members of Jacob’s family went to Egypt.

And as I will show you as the story moves along, it was Joseph who brought the chosen people to Egypt and it will be Joseph who commences the slavery.

Then Joseph said to his brothers and the rest of his father’s family, “I must go and tell the king that my brothers and all my father’s family, who were living in Canaan, have come to me. When the king calls for you and asks what your occupation is, be sure to tell him you have taken care of livestock all your lives, just as your ancestors did. In this way he will let you live in the region of Goshen.” Joseph said this because Egyptians will have nothing to do with shepherds. In other words, as with all the chosen people, Joseph wanted them to lie.

But when the king asked them, “What is your occupation?” They answered truthfully, “We are shepherds, sir, just as our ancestors were.” Nevertheless, the king welcomed them wholeheartedly, saying to Joseph, “Now that your father and your brothers have arrived, the land of Egypt is theirs. Let them settle in the region of Goshen.”

This will become the seed of the Exodus… Stay tuned

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Biblical Joseph – Part 1

28 Jan

ImageThe story of Joseph in the bible has a huge impact on the plot in the bible. I don’t understand why his story has not been told correctly. I will cover this over several parts because it holds information which seems to escape religious followers. And for good reason. As I will show, Joseph is the reason why Moses had to lead his people out of Egypt. Yes Joseph and god plotted the whole corrupt event. And yet the innocent Egyptians were incorrectly found guilty. I have called this “The Biblical Fraud”. To retell this whole deceit, I need to cover some groundwork otherwise I may loose you in confusion by the final part of the story.

Joseph was the first son for Rachel and Jacob. Rachel was Jacob’s second wife whom he loved more than Leah. Rachel came to have her second baby and she was having a difficult labour. She died and Jacob called him Benjamin. Jacob continued to live in the land of Canaan, where his father had lived.

Jacob loved Joseph more than he loved the others because he was born to him in his old age. Joseph was the eldest son of Rachel whom Jacob also loved more than Leah. The other brothers hated their brother Joseph so much that they would not speak to him in a friendly manner.

Once Joseph had a dream and when he told his brothers, they hated him even more. In the dream they were all in the field tying up sheaves of wheat, when Joseph’s sheaf got up and stood up straight. “Yours”, he said to them, “formed a circle around mine and bowed down to it.” They replied, “Do you think you will be a king and rule over us?” So they hated him more.

Joseph’s brothers went to Shechem to take care of their father’s flock. Jacob said to Joseph, go and see if your brothers are safe and if the flock is alright. Joseph arrived in Shechem and was told they had already left and that they were going to Dotham, so Joseph went after his brothers.

They saw Joseph in the distance and before he reached them they plotted to kill him. When Joseph came up to them they ripped off his long robe and threw him into the well which was dry.

They suddenly saw a group of Ishmaelite travelling from Gilead to Egypt and decided to sell Joseph to them for twenty pieces of silver. (‘Ishmaelite’ is the tribe Islam today now follows from Ishmael.)

The brothers then killed a goat and dipped Joseph’s clothes in the blood to show their father he had been killed. Their father Jacob refused to be comforted.

Joseph was then sold to Potiphar one of the king’s officers who was the captain of the palace guard.

This story parallels the later story in the New Testament of Judas receiving payment for handing over Jesus.

The Lord was with Joseph and made him successful. He lived in the house of his Egyptian master.

Potiphar put him in charge of his house and everything. Joseph was well built and good looking and after a while his master’s wife began to desire Joseph and asked him to go to bed with her. He refused. One day when Joseph went into the house to do his work, none of the house servants were there.

She caught him by his robe and said, “Come to bed with me”, but he escaped and ran out of the house. She called her house servant and said, “Look at this! This Hebrew that my husband brought to the house is insulting us. He came into my room and tried to rape me, but I screamed, he ran outside, leaving his robe beside me.”

Funny because I thought the house servants were not there!

Joseph’s master was furious and had Joseph arrested and put in prison. But the Lord was with Joseph and blessed him. Joseph was placed in charge of all the other prisoners and he was made responsible for everything.

If the Lord was truly with Joseph then he would not have been in the situation that landed him in prison in the first place? The story suggests God guided him this way for a bigger purpose.

At this point in biblical history the emphasis on suffering for God appears to be promoted – This being Joseph being imprisoned for a greater purpose. This particular lesson for humanity could easily be considered a strong tool used by God. God the creator enforces the necessity to subject mankind to suffering for a godly purpose. Humanity seems to be under the unhealthy illusion that good must come from suffering. Yes, many people have turned corners as a result of their suffering but I am not convinced most people do.

Some time later, the king of Egypt’s wine steward and his chief baker offended the king and were put in prison along with Joseph. One night the wine steward and chief baker had a dream… Joseph interpreted their dreams.

Joseph interpreting dreams will become a vital comparison when I uncover details from the story of Daniel, so please keep this in mind.

After two years had passed, the king of Egypt dreamed he was standing by the Nile River, when seven cows, fat and sleek, came up out of the river and began to feed on the grass. They were joined by seven other cows but they were thin and bony. They came and stood by the other cows on the river bank, and the thin cows ate up the fat cows. Then the king awoke.

Night after night he dreamed the same dream. In the morning he called all the magicians and wise men of Egypt, but no one could explain his dreams to him. The wine steward remembered Joseph could interpret dreams and the king sent for him.

 “I have been told that you can interpret dreams” the king said to Joseph, who answered, “I cannot, but God will give a favourable interpretation.” The king described the dream. Joseph told him the two dreams mean the same thing. “God has told you what he is going to do. There will be seven years of plenty in all the land of Egypt. Then there will be seven years of famine. The repetition of your dream means that the matter is fixed by God.

Now you should choose some man with wisdom and insights and put him in charge of the country. You must also appoint other officials and take a fifth of the crops during the seven years of plenty. Order them to collect all the food during the good years that are coming and give them authority to store up grain in the cities and guard it. The food will be a reserve supply for the country during the seven years of famine which are going to come to Egypt. In this way the people will not starve.”

On the surface this seems like a great idea…but as the story moves along you will see it was very cunning. This will unfold in the next couple of blogs.

The king said to Joseph, “God has shown you all this, so it is obvious that you have greater wisdom and insight than anyone else, I will put you in charge of my country and all my people will obey your orders. Your orders will be second only to mine. I now appoint you governor over all Egypt.”

He gave Joseph the Egyptian name Zaphenath Paneah and he gave him a wife, Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera, a priest in the city of Heliopolis. Joseph was then thirty years old.

During the seven years of plenty, Joseph collected and stored in each city the food from the fields around it. Joseph and Asenath had two children. Then the seven years of famine began. There was famine in every other country, but there was food throughout Egypt.

Joseph opened up all the storehouses and sold grain to the Egyptians. People came from all over the world to buy grain from Joseph, because the famine was severe everywhere.

 In this story the bible is showing us how God gained power and authority by manipulating Joseph. These events were evidently premeditated and created an illusion of good deeds. This illusion is magnified by the detail the bible shows us famine was a regular occurrence throughout the lands prior to this incident and this was not an isolated event. Therefore this was not a prophecy but easily an expected and regular event.  

In an effort to save the people of Egypt, Joseph gained authority over the community by confiscating a fifth of their crops in the good years using the famine as an excuse to gain power.

God is claiming the right for the king to take possession of the crops and then profit from it by selling it back to the people and also outside of the kingdom. The bible does not mention Joseph paid the people for growing the crops and yet Joseph made the people pay to buy the grain back (ill gained profit). God is worming his way into the control of humanity and the seeds of dictatorship were sown. God created domination, a power he did not have…

If this God has the control he says he has, then why is there famine in the first place? Also why doesn’t God ensure Joseph encourages other nations to do the same as a neighbourly gesture of good will? No, because by doing kindness this would spoil God’s overall plan of global domination through Egypt in that time. And this begins to sow the seeds for Moses and the Exodus. 

Stay tuned.

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Biblical Judah

27 Jan

ImageThe story forks between Judah and Joseph and they become almost parrallel to each other in their telling. Joseph is a more complex and devious story so I will go with Judah first.

Judah left his brothers and went to stay with a man who lived in Adullam. Judah is the fourth son of Leah and Jacob. There Judah met a Canaanite girl and married her, they had children. Judah got his first son Er a wife whose name was Tamar. Er’s conduct was evil, so the Lord killed him. Then Judah said to Er’s brother Onan, “go and sleep with your brother’s widow. Fulfil your obligation to her as her husband’s brother.” But Onan knew the children would not belong to him so he let his semen spill on the ground. This displeased the Lord and so the Lord killed him also. Then Judah told Tamar to return to her father’s house and remain a widow until his son Shelah grew up. He said this because he was afraid Shelah would be killed, so Tamar went back home.

We must not dismiss the evidence God kills people if they do not behave in accordance with his demands. I was always taught God saved people but these texts display the opposite. God kills. He seems to show allegiance only to those who are subservient and do his bidding.

After some time Judah’s wife died. Judah went to Timnah where his sheep were being sheared. Someone told Tamar and so she changed from her widow’s clothes and covered her face with a veil and sat down at the entrance to Enaim, a town on the road to Timnah. She knew Shelah was now grown up and yet she had not been given to him in marriage. When Judah saw her he thought she was a prostitute because her face was covered. Judah asked her, “How much do you charge?” He told her he would give her a goat from his flock. She asked for his seal with its cord and his walking stick. He gave them to her until he sent the goat.

This part of the story enhances prostitution as Abraham and Isaac had done before this incident. Judah is the namesake for the future location of the chosen people and his behaviour is approved by God.

They had intercourse and Tamar became pregnant. She went back home and put on her widow’s clothes again. Judah sent his friend Hirah to take the goat but could not find Tamar. He asked some of the men and they answered “There had never been a prostitute”. Judah did try to pay her but could not find her.

Three months later someone told Judah his daughter-in-law was acting like a whore and was now pregnant. Judah ordered, “Take her out and burn her to death”. As she was taken out she sent word to her father in law. “I am pregnant by the man who owns these things, look at them, the seal and its cord and walking stick.”

It is interesting how Tamar is called a whore and yet Judah who had sex with her is not guilty for his actions. It seems it is okay for men to freely have sex and yet women are degraded because of it. A very one sided argument… And then it is glossed over…

Judah recognized them and said she is right. I have failed in my obligation. I should have given Tamar to my son Shelah in marriage. When the time came for her to give birth, it was discovered she was going to have twins. While she was in labour, one of them put out an arm. The midwife caught it, tied a red thread around it and said, “This one was born first”. But the baby pulled back his arm and his brother was born first. Then the midwife said, “So this is how you break your way out.” He was named Perez and the brother with the red thread was named Zerah.

What has the bible taught us, so far? God approves of prostitution, lies and rebels against moral activities and family value…

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Biblical Jacob and Mandrake

26 Jan

ImageThe story of Jacob is rather amusing. To begin, allow me to give a brief background on Jacob.

Esau and Jacob, the boys born to the biblical Isaac and Rebecca competed for Isaac’s blessing at his death bed. The difference between Esau and Jacob was Esau had fury skin. Rebecca placed a fury skin cloth on Jacob so Isaac was tricked into believing it was his eldest son Esau, for Isaac’s vision had failed in his old age. Jacob was blessed which meant Esau failed to receive the blessing he was entitled to as the eldest son.

 Jacob becomes the father of twelve sons and they become the ancestors of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Esau hated Jacob, because his father had given Jacob the blessing. He thought, “The time to mourn my father’s death is near, then I will kill Jacob.” But Rebecca heard about Esau’s plan, she sent for Jacob and said, “Listen, your brother Esau is planning to get even with you and kill you. Now son, do what I say. Go at once to my brother, Laban in Haran, and stay with him for a while, until your brother’s anger cools down and he forgets what you have done to him.”

Isaac called Jacob “Don’t marry a Canaanite girl. Go instead to Mesopotamia, to the home of your grandfather Bethuel and marry one of the girls there, one of your uncle Laban’s daughters”.

Esau learned that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him away to Mesopotamia to find a wife. He also learned that when Isaac blessed him, he commanded him not to marry a Canaanite woman. He found out Jacob had obeyed his father and mother and had gone to Mesopotamia. Esau then understood that his father Isaac did not approve of Canaanite women. So he went to Ishmael son of Abraham and married his daughter Mahalath, who was the sister of Nebaioth.

This means Ishmael and Isaac’s children have merged, as have their bloodlines. They represent Islam (Ishmael) and the Jews and Christians (Isaac).

Jacob

Jacob left Beersheba and started toward Haran. He lay down to sleep, resting his head on a stone. He dreamed he saw a stairway reaching from earth to heaven, with angels going up and coming down on it. And there was the Lord standing beside him. “I am the Lord, the God of Abraham and Isaac. I will give you and to your descendants this land on which you are lying. They will be as numerous as the specks of dust on the earth. They will extend their territory in all directions, and through you and your descendants I will bless all the nations. I will not leave you until I have done all that I have promised you.” Jacob woke up and said, “The Lord is here. This memorial stone which I have set up will be the place where you are worshiped, and I will give you a tenth of everything you give me.”

So Let’s have some fun here. For those who adhere to the alien theory, this is for you. The description of the stairway extending from earth to heaven, with angels going up and down on either side is quite similar to the description witnessed by those who claim they have been abducted by aliens. Angels are described as transparent, since they are not of this world. Aliens have been described as descending from space crafts, being of a transparent appearance and who seem to use telepathic communication. Jacob is in a dream state, which is the same state, many alien abductees’ report seeing activities. Jacob appears to be receiving telepathic communication… Many people who have witnessed aliens speak also of solid beings, perhaps like the angels met by Abraham and Lot. The question is what is the origin of these aliens/beings? Or is this just another creative imagination? I still do not have an opinion as yet on the alien subject but I can’t deny something spooky is in the bible.

Also it can’t be ignored, important communications in Christianity, like the Virgin Mary and Joseph occur in a similar dream state. Again in Islam, when Muhammad receives his call in a dream state. He also experienced being spirited from Mecca to Jerusalem and hence to the seventh heaven where he witnesses Moses and Jesus. These ideas are all part of the same? (question mark intended) picture.

The promise of giving the descendants all the territories in every direction, is displaying total godly invasion. An invasion, which I would think, would not be necessary if god was truly the creator.

The last point here is Jacob will give a tenth of everything he receives back to God. This is the beginning of understanding the donation of funds to religion. Every religion participates in this method in some form. Donate to the church by giving ten per cent of what you have back to God. This is a physical demand not a spiritual request. This has led to the church gaining great wealth collecting it to control physically as well as mentally. This offering from Jacob was done at random which emphasises the ability to install this concept in him by a form of telepathic persuasion or from a fantastic con person from antiquity.

Jacob then arrives at his relative Laban’s home, there he meets his daughter Rachel and falls in love. He works seven years so he may marry Rachel but on his wedding night Laban switches daughters and Jacob sleeps with Leah the eldest daughter. The reason being – it is the custom for the eldest daughter to marry first. Laban agrees to give Jacob Rachel a week later and Jacob works voluntarily for another seven years for her hand in marriage. Thus Jacob has two wives. When the Lord saw Leah was loved less than Rachel he made it possible for her to have children while Rachel remained childless.

Leah has with Jacob four sons, Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah. Rachel becomes jealous and gives Jacob her slave girl Bilhah to procreate for her. The slave girl has a son and Rachel names him Dan. Then she gives birth to another son, Naphtali. Now Leah is jealous and gives her slave girl, Zilpah to Jacob. She has a son and Leah names him Gad, then she has another son and calls him Asher. This certainly shows a lot of competitive jealously amongst the women.

During the wheat harvest, Reuben found ‘Mandrake’ in the field. Rachel asked Leah for some of her son’s Mandrake, in return she would allow Leah to sleep with Jacob. Leah fell pregnant and had another son called Issachar, and then another – Zebulun. Then she had a daughter and named her Dinah. Finally God allowed Rachel to have her own child, whom she named Joseph.

It’s interesting ‘Mandrake’ is mentioned by name and it was a known plant this early in biblical history and within the community of God’s chosen people. Mandrake is a plant that can be made into drugs with many medical properties as a pain killer and for inducing sleep. If used correctly it will give a result of ‘Simulated Death’. It is worth mentioning; ‘Mandrake’ was also known and documented as being used in the first century during the same time of the supposed death and resurrection of Jesus.

When I finally get into the New Testament you will see I have pulled out some interesting, disturbing and unavoidable information. Some of which has not been uncovered before.

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How different would life had been without the gods of Antiquity?

26 Jan

I have asked myself many questions when I ponder over humanities past.Image The one point which keeps coming up, what would our lives have been like without the gods from antiquity. How would our world have evolved without religious political control, religious wars and a god concept that insists on being worship?

Would the people of earth found peace and tranquillity? Did we need to as a race of people have to learn from the murders and control brought about by the gods that eventuated into controlling religions and religious governing bodies? The Universal Catholic Church dominated during the middle ages and set humanity backwards because of it’s thought of science being evil. 

My next curious question is how did our ancestors cope and still continue to survive under the extraordinary conditions they lived. I cannot begin to imagine the pain they suffered when loved ones were tortured, sent into slavery and murdered. What possesses the mind to want to commit war upon another human being for ultimate control, slavery and financial gain, mostly in the name of god?

Many people consider they need someone or something to look up to in life. In many people’s minds, god fills that void. It gives them a sense of belonging and security. But how desperate is the mind if this security comes at the cost of control and bloodshed. It is sad to think humanity needs a crutch for security when we do possess the ability to be strong on our own merit.

We have evolved as nations where there is a certain amount of peace in some people’s lives. Many individuals are happy to enjoy their lives from exploring the teenage years, falling in love, getting married, buying a house, having children and enjoying a glass of wine with friends.

Meanwhile other people live in sheer poverty struggling for survival and others sadly live in war torn lands of the Middle East. 

I have tried to imagine what life would have been like before the gods arrived and changed the course of humanities direction.

I couldn’t imagine myself hunting for food, worrying about the elements of nature and keeping my shelter comfortable. I don’t think humanity would have remained stagnant without progress. It makes me wonder what other choices or paths we could have travelled. It can’t be ignored; intelligence and the ability to make changes is our key to survival and advancement.

I want you to imagine for a moment about what kind of world you want to live in. Are you happy about the way you live? What upsets you or makes you angry? What would you do if you had the chance to make changes? What is important to you?

Each person will have their own unique answers. This is because everyone is individual. Our experiences and journey in life is intimate to us. We can make life exciting and we can make life dull. Sometimes we need a bit of both.

Now I would like you to imagine the world without gods. What do you think will happen? Will humanity be happy knowing all they have is themselves to trust in and a journey of exploration as life unfolds.

I have asked myself these and many more questions.

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