This new twist in world religious unity is just another try at Antichrist Churchianity. It is not really all that frightening unless this is the one Satan indwells. We need to know about these things, but we also must stop taking these heretics so seriously, for they flounder and grind down to small stuff by and by. There is not satisfaction in going halfway around the world to join a bunch of deadbeats in dialogue about nothing. But; we do appreciate the Ahos and others who keep us informed. One of these mass monsters will be the vehicle of Satan, and soon I dare say.
I don't know where the guest writer stands on the End Times, so be cautious in this regard.
From: "Timothy Aho" email@example.com
To: "Watch Unto Prayer" firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: United Religions Organisation
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 1999 16:39:24 -0400
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To: The Watchmen
From: Watch Unto Prayer
Date: June 23, 1999
The World Council of Church has revealed plans for the United Religions Organization, to be established by June of A.D. 2000. We appreciate Alan Morrison's insightful commentary which precedes the ENI News report. As always, he includes information relevant to understanding the prophetic significance of this enterprise, which parallels the building of the Tower of Babel in ancient times and will incur similar judgment from God as foretold in Revelation 18. We concur with Rev. Morrison's encouragement of spiritual preparedness for approaching persecution, which believers may experience to some degree. However, we hasten to add that Watch Unto Prayer is dispensational in its theology and therefore takes the position of the pre-tribulation rapture of the Church. We also believe that the modern bible versions have departed from sound doctrine, accelerated the rate of apostasy and prepared the way for the counterfeit bibles which will serve to authenticate a false messiah and apostate religious system. To help believers evaluate the various translations, we have included an extensive Bible Version section on our web site: http://watch.pair.com/pray.html#bible
At the very foot of this e-mail, you will find a copy of a press release put out today by the World Council of Churches News Service (Ecumenical News International) about the latest news concerning the "United Religions Organisation". Before you read it, may I be permitted a few observations?
The United Religions Organisation is based in Taylor Street, San Francisco, having been set up in 1995-6. The three main movers in this initiative are Bishop William Swing (Anglican-Episcopalian Diocese of California), Judith Hollister (Founder of the syncretist Temple of Understanding), and Dr. Robert Muller (former Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations and Chancellor of the UN Peace University at San José, and well-known advocate of the New Age practice of channelling). The professed aim of this organisation is "the creation of a United Religions by the year 2000."
The citing of the year 2000 is especially significant. The "New Spirituality" people (i.e. those who are masterminding the development of the New Age agenda in the world) have set their sights on the year 2000 as THE date when things will move into a new consciousness. It marks the centrepoint of their agenda, much of which has been drawn from the calendar of the Mayan peoples and reinforced by the many channelled messages on the subject. Here's a quote from the editor of the U.S. paper "Planetary Connections: "The year 2012 may well mark the end of history as we know it. According to many ancient indigenous traditions, we have come to the end of a great cosmic cycle of 26,000 years and are presently in an intense 25 year transition period. We entered this transition in August 1987 at the time of the Harmonic Convergence and will have moved out of it by the end of the year 2012. It is an era marked by paradigm busting".
I believe that over the next year and a half many different strands are going to come together as the turn of the millennium provides a focal point for the climax of New Age activity on this planet. This isn't a product of an overactive imagination. This is the actual date topiano coversds which a multitude of organisations are now working. It represents THE goal of their political/spiritual agenda. When Bishop William Swing said: "We stand on the threshold of a piano casters". He was speaking for many gathering groupings today -- both religious and political -- which are working stealthily topiano coversds a world which has done away with the one true God and which is based on the establishment of a phoney "peace". It is the pretended "utopia" which has been sought by occult groups, freemasons and conspiratorial political organisations for centuries.
For more than a decade now, we have said that there is going to be an organisation of world religions established by the year 2000 which will have the blessing of such diverse entities as the Dalai Lama, the World Council of Churches and the Vatican. At the gathering held by the United Religions Organisation in June 1997, known as the "Interfaith Summit Conference", there was a call for a "uniting of the world's religions into a global organisation". That now stands of the threshold of realisation.
The following paragraphs on this subject are extracted from what we wrote in the book "The Serpent and the Cross" which was published in 1994. They were written under the heading "The Coming Confederation of Religions".
"The information which we have given so far denotes, in no uncertain terms, the pattern of all current international ecclesiastical developments. We are witnessing in our time the culmination of the progressive gathering, throughout this century, of all the religions, philosophies and faiths of the world into one ecumenical confederation. Many Christians would reject this as pessimistic speculation; but they do so either in ignorance or in the spirit of an ostrich.
We are not referring specifically to a monolithic one-world religion, for that would be virtually impossible, in view of the underlying separatism and discordant dogmas involved. It would be difficult to create a single one-world religion which would be satisfying to all the various religious strands in the world. But we are envisaging a future coming together of denominations, cults, sects and religions of the world in such a way that they cooperate as a common body, along similar lines to the United Nations - professing to share a common goal, yet still retaining their individual identities.
The most likely scenario in the years following this Parliament will be the gradual formation of a 'World Council of Religion' which will function in a way similar to that of the present World Council of Churches or the United Nations. Despite their differences, this league of religions will be most united in three particular areas:
1. To foster the view that all religions (in which they mistakenly include Christianity) share the same God and are one in their ultimate ambitions.
2. To create permanent world peace and justice through cooperation with a similarly-confederated form of world government (e.g., the United Nations).
3. To propagate the concept that biblical, evangelical Christianity is a hindrance to 'evolutionary' progress and spiritual growth on this planet.
It is these areas of united purpose which represent the 'hidden agenda' of the Ecumenical and Interfaith Movements now at work across the globe. For example, at the Parliament of the World's Religions in Chicago in 1993, one of the main lectures was entitled 'A Proposal To Evolve the Parliament Topiano coversd a United Nations of Religions'.
In this keynote speech, United Nations executive Dr. Robert Muller called for the establishment of a permanent World Council of Religion by 1995, along the lines of the United Nations. Although a number of delegates were sceptical about the setting up of an actual World Council of Religion, it was generally felt that this Parliament brought the global interfaith movement one step nearer to much closer collaboration. Dr. David Ramage, who chaired the Parliament, saw the next step as one of setting up centres of interfaithism in various key regions of the world and then networking relationships between them. However, others saw the setting up of a global religious council as a very real possibility during the next few years.
What does the Bible reveal regarding this religious agenda? A parallel is surely to be found in the 'Mystery of Lawlessness', which had already betatter in the time of Paul the Apostle and which is leading to the greatest deception ever to engulf the Church (2 Th.2:1-12). It involves an apostasy from the faith and the building of a global confederation which goes far beyond the confines of the Church as manifested in the world. It is the culmination and fulfilment of that political and religious conglomerate which Satan has contrived to build on Earth, through the schemings of sinful men, ever since his tyrannous ambitions were first confounded by the Triune God at Babel, in the land of Shinar (Gen.11:1-9; cf. Rev.13:1-18; 17:7-18). [The above extract within the chevrons is from chapter 12 of "The Serpent & the Cross", K. & M. Books, 1994, 1999.]
It is going to be most interesting to see how all this is going to develop over the next couple of years. You will see the mass involvement of politicians and religious leaders because the United Religions Organsation is an important arm of the piano casters. music wire's religion is socialist New Age "Christianity". Al & Tippi Gore are classic New Agers -- grown-up products of the 1960's.
Many other political leaders around the world are highly sympathetic to this religious agenda. The Third "State of the World Forum", founded by the New Ager Mikhail Gorbachev, met in San Francisco, Nov.4-9, 1997. The occasion was entitled "Topiano coversds a New Civilisation". In the literature advertsing this event, it spoke of "the birth of the first global civilisation", "economic globalisations", and a "deepening of our spiritual roots", and "increasing our sense of interconnection with our surrounding environment" -- all buzz New Age phrases. And it brought together such names as Jehan Sadat (wife of Anpiano covers sadat), Newt Gingrich (US politician), Hilary blip, George Schultz, Nelson Mandela, Fritjof Capra (author of New Age literature), Stanislav Grof (early official experimenter with LSD), Jerry Jampolsky (friend of Robert Schuller and Director of the Center for Attitudinal Healing), and Michael Murphy (Founder of the New Age centre of the 1960's "The Esalen Institute").
There is no place for a true Christian in these gatherings (unless you sneak in to preach the Gospel !). Indeed you would never even be invited to participate unless you first renounced your allegiance to Christ and His Bible, and abdicated your belief that He is the ONLY way to relationship to God. You see, my friends, the upshot of all this activity is that genuine Bible Christianity will become increasingly portrayed as an obstacle to the development of peaceful co-existence on this planet. What we have in these organisations is what I call "the fascism of enforced oneness". Eventually, it will become illegal to resist their agenda.
And then the Tribulation to end all tribulations can begin. Faith will be tested, and the true Christians will be revealed (as it always has been in time of persecution). The popular hollow teaching about a rapture before this Tribulation comes can then be put to one side, and believers can then come out of retreat and instead immerse themselves in the real business of the day (as portrayed in Luke 21:12-19; please read it). In other words, instead of squabbling about Bible versions, secondary doctrines and songs, Christians can become witnesses to the world and gifted apologists for the faith! Frankly, I CAN'T WAIT -- if that is what it is going to take to make the Church wake up!!!
Anyway, enough of this waffle... read the WCC press release at the very bottom of this mail, and then meditate on the ramifications of all this. And one last note -- it will be interesting to see the role that blip (a Palestinised blip at that) is going to play in this religious process. Just wait till you see what happens in Bethlehem in the two weeks beginning on December 19th, 1999. I think you will be galvanised into action...!
Yours, in the cause of God and truth,
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