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The Religions Of Abraham

Ab.Ram, Abram, Abraham... The Names Of The Father Of World Religions

Muslim, Jewish, Roman Catholic... Three Major Religions From The Loins Of Abraham

A word about Moses, the author of Genesis...

Genesis, the first book in our bible is a fascinating work... we credit Moses as the author. Moses explains so much in so few words. However, there is much left out and those of us who love God want to know more about HIS ways and HIS marvelous nature. We are told that in those early days history was passed down orally. It is unclear when the book of Genesis was written If Moses was the author, I would think that his upbringing as a Pharaoh may put a slant on his perception of the creation of man. Moses was probably trained in the dark arts and magic as he had been trained to take over as Pharaoh. His knowledge of the history of man may have the "spin" of an Egyptian or even Sumerian since the Egyptians were thought by many to reflect the religion and beliefs of the Sumerians who were a seven-hundred-year older civilization.

The Pharaoh Was Considered a God By Egyptians: While Christians consider the works of the bible as the true word of God, it may still be slanted by the author's background and foundation from childhood. There is no declaration in Genesis that the Lord Instructed Moses in writing the account in the Garden, so we do not know if it is entirely from the mind of Moses' beliefs which were taught him from Egyptian childhood or fresh from the inspired word of God. Moses would have been trained and schooled by the Pharaoh in the dark arts... magic... sorcery and other forbidden knowledge that the Egyptians mastered... all of the things that God would forbid HIS people to practice. Consider this... Moses was highly favored by God and it is shocking that a slight outburst of temper caused God to not allow him to go into the Promised Land. It is possible it had to do with the fact that he may have used his own powers of the dark arts to bring forth water from the rock instead of simply speaking to the rock as God had instructed him. That is for another study and another day. The point is this; Moses was knowledgeable in the dark arts as was Abraham. Both major patriarchs of the Hebrews were knowledgeable in the things God forbade HIS people, the Hebrews/Jews, to practice. Yet the worship of other gods of the underworld and the practices associated with them was a constant source of punishment from the true God. Bethel may be the Capital of evil yet it is held in the holiest esteem by the Jews. Bethel is the playground of evil, such as worship of the golden calf and sorcery. Through the centuries, the Jews kept returning to the evils of the occult which were known by both major patriarchs; Moses and Abraham. It appears that both men, at one time, had worshiped the lesser gods of the underworld.

Among many accounts, we read about the Jewish Patriarch, known as "The father of many nations." Before he was known as "Abraham," he was "Abram." Before that, as a Sumerian citizen and resident of Ur, the son of Terah, a Sumerian Priest, he was known as Ab.Ram. (Joshua 24:2 tells us that Terah, Abraham's father served other gods) And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nachor: and they served other gods.

There is no record that tells us that Abraham ever quit serving the same gods his father worshiped. When and where Abraham became loyal, to the one supreme God and Creator of all, is not known. Joshua 24:3 states; And I took your father Abraham from the other side of the flood, and led him throughout all the land of Canaan, and multiplied his seed, and gave him Isaac. There is no mention of Abraham renouncing the other gods. I assume that it did happen.

Continuing...

After he was called into God's service, God changed his name... the time and reason for that will fall into place in this review of history as we read it in the New Living Translation, for ease of understanding... I also use the King James Version for more exacting information.

God also changed his wife's name "Sarai" to Sarah... that will be covered a little later on this page.

Much of the Old Testament is dedicated to the study of the family and lineage of Abraham.

Christians are "spin offs" of the Jews. I personally look to the New Testament and the plan of salvation through Jesus but if you tune in Evangelical Christian broadcasts you will hear more doctrine derived from the Old Testament of the Jewish beliefs and practices than that which is based in and taught by Jesus. Although the Protestants are considered to be widely separated from the Catholics, they seem to be growing closer to the "Mother Church." I see all three religions moving closer every day. I suspect they will stand together in the Temple at Jerusalem in the days to come. I know the Muslims will share in that real estate but I have no opinion or understanding what the relationship will be. The Muslims are from the loins of Abraham and they too are promised "a great position" and blessings in the unfolding of time.

Take a break for a note from John: There is a fourth religion that is not widely recognized and little known by the world. This fourth sect is right before the eyes of the world but is not recognized as a stand alone faith. This small church is almost invisible as it is overshadowed by the major three religions. This fourth religion is not from the loins of Abraham but born of the Spirit of God. The Father of Jesus. This small group hosts the Spirit of God and the temple of God dwells within them. They are nameless. They have no registered trademark and come from all countries and all walks of life. They are "Born of God" and many people claim it but have no idea what it really is. The world refers to this sect as "Born Again" but the vast majority of those who claim it have no idea what it really means. As in all faiths there are unknowing counterfeits.

This small and almost invisible group is the church of the New Testament; invisible, nameless and unknown to the world. A good summation would declare that the religions of Abraham are material and this small, unknown church is Spiritual... Unlike the popular Christian church; little, to no importance is placed on wealth or material. The founder and leader of this church was predicted by the prophets of the Old Testament and announced by John The Baptist then confirmed by the Savior, Jesus... Himself... but rejected by the church of that day. In most cases the "true" Jesus is unknowingly rejected by the church of today.

The Evangelical church of today worships a god of material and prosperity. They, like the religions of Abraham, claim material riches in the name of the one they serve. They are not a part of the "Born of God," Spiritual Church. They are of the materialistic Jesus, the "Prosperity" Jesus of the Apostate Christian Church that flourishes so abundantly. They are the product of mega church mania and endorse top billed media preachers.

The true church is small, invisible, un-named and not understood by the Mega-Church sector of Christians. As a matter of fact, it appears to me that this small group are not aware of how different they are from the mainstream Christians. This small remnant host the Holy Spirit of God! They usually can remember the time and place this rebirth of the Spirit took place in their lives.

Back to the Father of Nations... Abraham is the father of many nations and the main three world religions...
Lineage: Abraham's first-born, son, Ishmael, is the father of the Muslims. Abraham's son Isaac was the father of the twins; Esau and Jacob. Grandson, Jacob aka "Israel," is the father of the Israelis and his other Grandson, Esau, through his lineage, is the father of the Roman Catholics... This represents the top three religions of the world; Muslim, Jew and the Roman Catholic... Edomites would eventually become the Roman Empire... through the centuries and blood line of Esau.

After Abraham left his home in Ur we look to the King James Version of the bible, which is our most trusted source of information. The information is sketchy. I will touch on some of the written accounts concerning the Sumerians which will give the reader insight about Abraham and his life before he was identified as the father of the Hebrews or Israelis.

There are legends and writings about Abraham, his ancestors and even association with extra-terrestrials. Each story and legend is as fascinating as the last. You can read endlessly about this biblical patriarch's family heritage and draw many conclusions which are a little terrifying and could confuse any reader. Some believe that the Sumerians were from another planet in our solar system. I have no comment on that thought, however, they were highly advanced and sophisticated. It is thought that the Egyptians learned from the Sumerians. In any event, the Sumerians predate the Egyptian civilization by about 700 years.

Ur is located in the area of Kuwait and Iraq, Abram's father was a high priest of Sumeria, whose name was Terah. In Luke 3, we see that Terah is 19 generations from Adam. Terah's priestly rank was the one who was allowed into the inner chamber of the temple to communicate with their god.

FAST FORWARD TO THE HEBREWS... only the Hebrew high priest was allowed into the innermost chamber, which was called the Holy of Hollies, he could approach the Dvir or speaker and "hear the voice of the Lord speak unto him from off the overlay which is upon the Ark of the Covenant, from between the two Cherubim."

Summary: Ab.Ram, soon to become Abraham, married his half-sister, Sarai. They lived in Ur, near modern KUWAIT and in that day was possibly a port on the Persian Gulf. It is recorded that Ab.Ram's father was a high priest of the Sumerians. They worshiped a god named "AN" as their primary god... the word "AN" in Sumerian means "SKY." "Sin" was another named god of the Sumerians. The gods were said to have created human beings from clay for the purpose of serving them. The gods often expressed their anger and frustration through earthquakes and storms. The gist of Sumerian religion seemed to imply that humanity was at the mercy of the gods. The Sumerians were a highly advanced civilization. For some reason God chose Ab.Ram (Abraham) to move to the area we now know as Israel and the surrounding area... he was to serve his God and become the father of many nations. This is where my report, on this page, begins.

The Religions of Abraham

Lets go back in time... I will refer to Ab.Ram as Abram or Abraham.

The Sumerians are the original bloodline of the Muslims, Jews and the Roman Catholics. Abraham was the father of many nations and the three main religions of the world! The most astonishing thing is this; All five patriarchs are SUMERIAN BLOODLINE! I find this to be very interesting and even hair-raising! Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Esau and Jacob.

Abraham is the father of Ishmael and 13 years later he fathered Isaac.

Isaac fathered Esau and Jacob.

Before Isaac was born, Abraham impregnated Hagar, the Egyptian girl who was Sarah's servant, making the first born son, Ishmael, equally Sumerian and Egyptian bloodline. Ishmael was the father of the Arab or Muslim nations.

Abraham and his wife Sarah were of Sumerian blood. They produced Isaac. Therefore, their son Isaac, was 100% Sumerian blood.

Abraham was now living in the area we now identify as Israel. He sent his servant back to his original home of UR (Iraq) to find a suitable wife for his son Isaac because Abraham did not want Isaac to marry a Canaanite. Abraham's servant brought back Abraham's niece, Rebekah, to be Isaac's wife.

Isaac and Rebekah were both Sumerian blood and they would produce the twins, Esau and Jacob.

Esau's line would become the Roman empire, representing the Christian faith that we know as the Roman Catholics. Esau married two women who were described as Canaanites and one woman who was the daughter of Ishmael, who was the father of the Arab/Muslim nations.

Jacob would be renamed "Israel," and the father of the Jews. Jacob's wives were sisters and were also Sumerians, as were their servant girls who produced two sons each. This is the count... Leah produced 6 sons, Rachel produced 2... each servant girl produced 2 each for a total of 12 sons for Jacob... the twelve tribes. All Sumerian lineage! 100%. All twelve tribes were full blood Sumerian lineage.

The practice of incest to maintain a pure bloodline was a Sumerian tradition that Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were following because they came from Sumerian royalty, priesthood and nobility.

Jacob's name meant "The Deceiver."
Jacob aka "Israel," is the father of the Israelis, therefore, the Jewish race was founded in the Sumerian race. We are taught they are God's chosen people. However, the Jewish race always had a problem with the worship of other gods... Even though the Israelis saw many miracles from God, they had a problem, they were prone to idol worship. All through Israel's history they were punished for their fickle worship of pagan gods. There are several scriptures that speak of idol worship in Jacob's household.

For Example:

In Genesis 35 we read that Jacob's household had idols of other gods... 1And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother. 2Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments: 3And let us arise, and go up to Bethel; and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went. 4And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.

Jacob did not destroy the idols! He hid them! That does not sound as though Abraham's children's families were acting "Godly" as was the requirement mentioned in Gen 18:19.

The Jews were enslaved for 400 years. After Moses led them out of Egypt they wandered in the desert for 40 years, then Joshua led them into the promised land and the Lord renewed the covenant with Joshua... Joshua chapter 1... and this covenant was not honored either. Joshua was promised the same land as Abraham was promised... the Israelis were to have the land from Egypt to Northern Lebanon... to Iraq (Euphrates River) then west to the Mediterranean. It never happened! WHY?

I see that Abraham is the father of many nations and of the main world religions, different doctrines, different gods. Or is it the same god of the Sumerians with different names? Several years ago President GW Bush remarked that the Christians worship the same God as the Muslims but I do not agree, maybe he and I don't worship the same God.

In any case, it appears to me that the religions of Abraham are worldly and based in materialism. We read in Gen 14 that Melchizedek blessed Abram. Melchizedek was a priest of the highest order, an order to which Jesus is compared, which is a Spiritual order unlike the worldly order of materialism.

FAST FORWARD FOR A COMPARISON
Jesus is worshiped in Spirit and truth. Very unlike the world religions of Abraham and his descendants. The vast majority of Christians today are materialistic. Tune in any Christian broadcast and you will hear as much about prosperity blessings for those who will send their money or buy their goods, as you hear about the gospel of Jesus. It's all about money! They worship a false Jesus, a man-made Jesus, a "prosperity" Jesus.

I see Jesus as being a Spiritual entity and those who receive His Spirit, the Holy Spirit are of the true God. A faith that is not of doctrine or labels. Only the true Bride of Christ, powered by the Spirit of God, sent by God's Son, Jesus. The label of "Christian" won't open the door to the Kingdom of God, that requires the Holy Spirit that only comes from the real Jesus. A Jesus that is not based in prosperity, materialism or power.

Jesus declared that He would tear down the temple and rebuild it in three days. Jesus called the Pharisees and people of that god and system, vipers. He repeatedly named them as children of Satan. When Jesus died, on the cross, the veil in the temple was split wide open. I have heard many explanations about the destruction of the temple and the veil that enclosed the most high dwelling place of their god. That veil was almost 1 foot thick and as woven metal. At that same time graves opened and dead people were resurrected. The Roman soldier that witnessed this and the other miracles that happened when Jesus gave up the Spirit, declared that "Jesus was truly the Son of God."

I COMPLETELY AGREE!

John (Darryl)
www.john33.com

P.S.

The Pharisees and Temple authorities hated Jesus. Jesus was constantly reminding them that were snakes, vipers and the sons of Satan. There was very little love between the "church" and Jesus. The same things Jesus criticized the church for are present today. The church of today is materialistic and upon close examination a fair judge would say that today's church is guilty as charged.

A Few Of Many Scriptures Pertaining To This Page

Jesus was addressing the Pharisees and people at the temple.

John 8:19 “Where is your father?” they asked. Jesus answered, “Since you don’t know who I am, you don’t know who my Father is. If you knew me, you would also know my Father.20 Jesus made these statements while he was teaching in the section of the Temple known as the Treasury. But he was not arrested, because his time had not yet come.
John 8:23
Jesus continued, “You are from below; I am from above. You belong to this world; I do not. 24 That is why I said that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I Am who I claim to be, you will die in your sins.”
John 8:42
Jesus told them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, because I have come to you from God. I am not here on my own, but he sent me. 43 Why can’t you understand what I am saying? It’s because you can’t even hear me! 44 For you are the children of your father the devil, and you love to do the evil things he does. He was a murderer from the beginning. He has always hated the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, it is consistent with his character; for he is a liar and the father of lies. 45 So when I tell the truth, you just naturally don’t believe me! 46 Which of you can truthfully accuse me of sin? And since I am telling you the truth, why don’t you believe me?47 Anyone who belongs to God listens gladly to the words of God. But you don’t listen because you don’t belong to God.

You might find this link to be very interesting www.john33.com/israel

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