Skip to comments.Transgenderism is Gnostic To The Core...pt 6 Gender :confusion or clarity
Posted on 01/24/2020 9:55:29 AM PST by pastorbillrandles
For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet. And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;(Romans 1:25-27)
We live in baffling times. The very idea that there should be national debate about whether or not Gender is determined or a mere mental construct seems insane to anyone rooted in the old Judeo/Christian consensus, but to the many in the younger generation, long subjected to intense counter cultural propaganda, interchangeable and optional gender roles make perfect sense.
The practical outworking of these ideas; i.e. the opening of doors of formerly private places such as gender specific restrooms, has not only been widely accepted by many young, (Whats the big deal?), but also by huge corporations such as Target Stores. It is astonishing to me also that many otherwise seemingly conventional pundits and spokesmen also give credence to the bizarre concept, Transgenderism.
Not only does it seem insane, but in view of our hypersexualized , violent and perverse times, isnt it a manifestly dangerous idea to allow disturbed men access to public restrooms? What ever happened to the wide consciousness of Amber Alerts, sexual abuse, child abuse, and awareness of sexual trafficking?
Do the rights of the degenerates to be reprobate, now trump the rights of little children (girls especially) to be safe from exposure to grown men? Evidently they do to our progressive elite.
But the sexual revolution must go on ! (Or I should say counter revolution, because as I noted in the previous article, Moses led the first real sexual revolution, when He revealed a Holy God, and desexualized worship, and as Dennis Prager so aptly told us, He put the sexual genie back into the bottle, insisting on sexuality to be confined to monogamous marriage only!).
This is a deeply spiritual problem and can only be understood, or even countered spiritually. Fortunately we have the testimony of Scripture and even History to give us a sense of what is really going on in all of this madness.
What we are experiencing is the spiritual assault predicted by Theologian Herman Bavinck in 1901″Unless we are mistaken the twentieth century is to witness a gigantic conflict of spirits more serious and fiercer than ever before, the conflict is between the old and the new worldview.
Of course the Apostles of Jesus prophesied this warfare centuries earlier through the Holy Spirit-
Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;(I Timothy 4:1-2)
One of the earliest spiritual rivals to the early church, and even to the Judaism which the church sprang out of , was a movement called Gnosticism. A Gnostic is a knowing one, from the Greek word for knowledge, which is gnosis. In a nutshell, Gnostic spirituality is a comprehensive way of interpreting reality, based on hidden knowledge, revealed only to the super spiritual elites.
Gnosticism predated Christianity, but it had a way of embracing any and all religions and reinterpreting them according to the gnostic paradigm, thus morphing those religions into something entirely different.
What is this secret knowledge? It is the serpents lie that we are all gods able to define ourselves for ourselves and to decide what is good or evil subjectively.
Much of gnosticism also concerns the nature of physical reality; Gnostics taught that the physical world was and is a harmful illusion. Furthermore in the Judeo/Christianized version of the gnostic heresy, the Creator God is an evil demi-urge binding us by the limitations of Creation.
Supposedly through the gnosis, we can reverse the bondage and evil effects of Creation by reversing the distinctions imposed upon the creation.
In the Genesis account, immediately after Creation, we are told that God set about making distinctions within Creation, remember?
He separated day from night, darkness from light, Heavens from earth, waters above from waters below, land from sea, male from female, true from false, etc.. But the ultimate distinction is found in Genesis 1:1, the Creator Creation distinction.
One of the ways that gnosticism teaches we can successfully rebel against and overcome the Creator God, is to erase all of the distinctions that He set forth in the beginning. The gnostic wants to put back together what the Creator set asunder, he would reverse and erase all distinctions.
We see gnosticism worked out in the new philosophies, which deny that there is such a thing as truth and error, or in multiculturalism which denies that there is any superior or inferior culture. This heresy is once again spreading like wild fire in our education system, and seeping into our movies and entertainments. Movies like The Matrix are but gnostic tracts, inculcating the gnostic worldview into the souls of millions of unsuspecting moviegoers.
As of fairly recently, the world currently mourns Prince, an androgenous entertainer who once told Oprah Winfrey that there was another being living within him who is female. He even dropped his given name and took on an unpronounceable symbol which represented both sexes. This tormented man, who lived on a nightmarish drug regimen, finally succumbed to the drugs and the paranoia, because he refused to take a hospital room in Moline, Illinois when the doctors thought it urgent that he do so.
What the sexual anarchists are seeking to do, is to remove all of the distinctions set by the Creator and author of Life. To them there is no error or truth, no right and wrong, no male or female, light or dark, day or night, and ultimately, they believe there is no distinction between Creator and creation.
I do believe that to the extent that people remove the Creator /Creation distinction, they go insane. Our society is insane. Neo Gnosticism has saturated our culture and we are seeing the madness that it inflicts. This problem is spiritual at root.
What should we the church be doing in these lamentable times?
With firm conviction is that we should ever bear witness to the Truth, particularly those truths being contested and denied by the world system at the moment. Men and Women do indeed bear the Image of God. The sexual roles are assigned by the Creator. Males and Females are equally valuable, but they are not interchangeable. We should re affirm the God assigned roles for male and female, ad celebrate once again the beauty of the original plan for marriage.
The way back to sanity, for any poor miserable individual , or for any body of people is through submitting to, believing and acknowledging the truth! The Truth can set us all free!
Congressional RecordAppendix, pp. A34-A35
January 10, 1963
Current Communist Goals
EXTENSION OF REMARKS OF HON. A. S. HERLONG, JR. OF FLORIDA
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Thursday, January 10, 1963
Mr. HERLONG. Mr. Speaker, Mrs. Patricia Nordman of De Land, Fla., is an ardent and articulate opponent of communism, and until recently published the De Land Courier, which she dedicated to the purpose of alerting the public to the dangers of communism in America.
At Mrs. Nordmans request, I include in the RECORD, under unanimous consent, the following Current Communist Goals, which she identifies as an excerpt from The Naked Communist, by Cleon Skousen:
U. S. Congressional Seal[From The Naked Communist, by Cleon Skousen]
CURRENT COMMUNIST GOALS
1. U.S. acceptance of coexistence as the only alternative to atomic war.
2. U.S. willingness to capitulate in preference to engaging in atomic war.
3. Develop the illusion that total disarmament [by] the United States would be a
demonstration of moral strength.
4. Permit free trade between all nations regardless of Communist affiliation and regardless of whether or not items could be used for war.
5. Extension of long-term loans to Russia and Soviet satellites.
6. Provide American aid to all nations regardless of Communist domination.
7. Grant recognition of Red China. Admission of Red China to the U.N.
8. Set up East and West Germany as separate states in spite of Khrushchevs promise in 1955 to settle the German question by free elections under supervision of the U.N.
9. Prolong the conferences to ban atomic tests because the United States has agreed to suspend tests as long as negotiations are in progress.
10. Allow all Soviet satellites individual representation in the U.N.
11. Promote the U.N. as the only hope for mankind. If its charter is rewritten, demand that it be set up as a one-world government with its own independent armed forces. (Some Communist leaders believe the world can be taken over as easily by the U.N. as by Moscow. Sometimes these two centers compete with each other as they are now doing in the Congo.)
12. Resist any attempt to outlaw the Communist Party.
13. Do away with all loyalty oaths.
14. Continue giving Russia access to the U.S. Patent Office.
15. Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States.
16. Use technical decisions of the courts to weaken basic American institutions by claiming their activities violate civil rights.
17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers associations. Put the party line in textbooks.
18. Gain control of all student newspapers.
19. Use student riots to foment public protests against programs or organizations which are under Communist attack.
20. Infiltrate the press. Get control of book-review assignments, editorial writing, policymaking positions.
21. Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures.
22. Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all forms of artistic expression. An American Communist cell was told to eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms.
23. Control art critics and directors of art museums. Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.
24. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them censorship and a violation of free speech and free press.
25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.
26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as normal, natural, healthy.
27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with social religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity which does not need a religious crutch.
28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of separation of church and state.
29. Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.
30. Discredit the American Founding Fathers. Present them as selfish aristocrats who had no concern for the common man.
31. Belittle all forms of American culture and discourage the teaching of American history on the ground that it was only a minor part of the big picture. Give more emphasis to Russian history since the Communists took over.
32. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the cultureeducation, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc.
33. Eliminate all laws or procedures which interfere with the operation of the Communist apparatus.
34. Eliminate the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
35. Discredit and eventually dismantle the FBI.
36. Infiltrate and gain control of more unions.
37. Infiltrate and gain control of big business.
38. Transfer some of the powers of arrest from the police to social agencies. Treat all behavioral problems as psychiatric disorders which no one but psychiatrists can understand [or treat].
39. Dominate the psychiatric profession and use mental health laws as a means of gaining coercive control over those who oppose Communist goals.
40. Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage promiscuity and easy divorce.
41. Emphasize the need to raise children away from the negative influence of parents. Attribute prejudices, mental blocks and retarding of children to suppressive influence of parents.
42. Create the impression that violence and insurrection are legitimate aspects of the American tradition; that students and special-interest groups should rise up and use united force to solve economic, political or social problems.
43. Overthrow all colonial governments before native populations are ready for self-government.
44. Internationalize the Panama Canal.
45. Repeal the Connally reservation so the United States cannot prevent the World Court
One cannot change his/her sex (not gender).
But it *is* a disorder.
Any deviancy from “normal” will eventually be accepted as normal if it is judged by most to not cause any short or long term harm.
So the big question regarding same sex marriage, homosexuality, transgenderism, etc. is what short or long term harms do they cause individuals or society at large?
The answer to that question will determine their future.
Transgenderism is a form of “Body integrity dysphoria” an actual medical condition, treated with medication and therapy, very safe medicines, and gentle psychiatric help.
You know...states like Kalifornia...New York...Massachusetts.
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