The Pivotal Event of History
The Crucifixion and Resurrection of the Lord Jesus is obviously the pivotal event in the history of the world. It is central to Christian Believers and is the basis of our great hope of salvation.
There is another group of people that do not believe in Jesus, or that He was raised from the dead, or in the Salvation that He offers. And yet these people attach great importance to the event of His Crucifixion. They are the occultists, witches and New Agers.
Here are some of their beliefs:
I must clearly state here that Scripture says nothing about Jesus and Mary Magdalene being married. The famous prophecy about the Messiah in Isaiah 53 includes the statement in verse 8, “and who shall declare his generation (to come).” Jesus had no children. Further, when Mary Magdalene saw Jesus she asked, “Where have you laid my Lord?” not “Where is my husband?” Also, when she recognized Jesus, she called Him “Rabbi.”
- A Roman soldier pierced the side of Jesus with his spear. (John 19:36) This spear, known as the Spear of Mauritius, became an object of power and was handed down from Roman soldiers to the Emperor Constantine to the Pope to the Merovingian kings to the Hapsburgs of Austria. It was said that all who possessed the spear had great political power. Adolf Hitler captured the spear when he invaded Austria. At the end of World War II, the Americans returned the spear to Austria.
- Joseph of Arimathaea obtained the chalice used in the Last Supper. When the soldier pierced the side of Jesus, Joseph collected the blood that flowed. This became known as the Holy Grail and is still being sought by occultists because of the power attached to it.
- Mary Magdalene was married to Jesus, became pregnant, and to escape the Jews fled from Israel to southern France by way of a small boat (a rowboat?) upon the Mediterranean Sea. The child born was of the Holy/Royal bloodline of Jesus and the descendants of this child became kings. The Merovingian kings claimed this bloodline.
- The first of these kings was King Merovee, who reigned over part of what is now France. He and all his descendants claimed to have a cross-shaped birthmark over their hearts which proved descent from the Lord Jesus. The Merovingians were deposed and it is possible that the Rosicrucians (Rose Cross) were originally formed to restore this bloodline to their throne.
What is amazing is that occultists of various “orders” do not believe in Jesus or His Salvation, and yet they attach so many legends and such importance to the event of His Crucifixion. To this day they theorize where the Holy Grail might be. Some believe that the Holy Grail (san greal – old English and French) and Royal Blood (sang real) are the same thing.
Even the demons know who Jesus is and that He is the Son of God. (Luke 8:28) They just do not follow Him. Those people who believe in the various legends attached to the death of Jesus are simply misled by the demons they follow.
Do not follow demons. Follow the Son of God, Jesus. Praise His name, forever!
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