Modern Day Nicolaitans
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Modern Day Nicolaitans
GOD has proven to us time and time again, there is NOTHING new under the sun! Everything is cyclical!
When Jesus Christ walked this earth, He taught His disciples to beware of the leaven of the Pharisees. He declared these people had corrupted the Truth of GOD with the doctrines of men…the same sins as the Nicoliatans.
The deeds are spoken of in the second chapter of Revelation:
13 I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan’s seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.
14 But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.
15 So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitanes, which thing I hate.
Greek meaning of word
The Greek word for Nicolaitans (Strong’s Concordance Number #G3531) found in Revelation is actually three words combined. As a proper noun, it TRANSFERS, but is not translated, into English. The three Greek words used are Nikos, Laos and Ton.
The first Greek part of the English word Nicolaitans is NIKOS. We use the English equivalents instead of the Greek letters, as we shall also of the other two. Nikos is defined as “a conquest, victory, triumph, the conquered and by implication, those who are dominate over the defeated.” Another transferred name in which this word is used is Nicopolis. It is composed of Niko, which means conquest, and polis, which means city. Nicopolis therefore means the city of conquest, or city of victory.
The middle part of the word Nicolaitans, in the Greek is LAOS. This word means people. It also is in NICOLAS, which transfers and composes into ‘Nikos-laos.’ This means one who is “victorious over the people,” the letter “s” being in both words the nominative case ending, which is retained only at the end of the word to denote the case, while “a” short and “o” short are contracted into “a” long. A still further transferred use of LAOS is found in the name LaoSdiceans (Strong’s Concordance Number #G2994), compounded with DIKE or DICE.
The last part of the word in question is TON. It is contracted into a long “a,” thus making the word TAN which is the genitive case plural in all the genders of the definite article ‘the.’ We therefore have, without the legal Greek construction, the English hyphenated word NIKOS-LAOS-TON, but which, with its lawful contractions, becomes the English translation found in Revelation.
Real world meaning
In its ecclesiastical setting, Nicolaitans means the bishops and prelates of the Church have gained a triumphal victory or conquest over the LAITON, the laity. Members are compelled and forced to submit to the arbitrary dominion of men who have become that thing which God hates:
“The elders who are among you I exhort, I who am a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that will be revealed: Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly; NOR AS BEING LORDS OVER THOSE ENTRUSTED TO YOU, but being examples to the flock” (1Peter 5:1 – 3).
The teachings and preaching of the Nicolaitans are in religious and secular dictionaries. When we look for the definition of the term we find it is a “hierarchy: the power of dominion, government by ecclesiastical rulers” we find the following, which is offered as evidence:
“If anyone shall say that there is not in the Catholic Church a hierarchy established by the divine ordination, consisting of bishops, presbyters and ministers, let him be anathema, Council of Trent (translation) XXIII 6.” (Century Dictionary)
Let anyone who has the audacity to say there is not a hierarchy, not a collection of human beings who try to exercise authority over others, as ecclesiastical rulers over churchmen, let that man be ACCURSED. Surely, the thing in which that ecclesiastical company is glorying is their shame!
Webster’s dictionary defines the word “episcopal” as “the power of government, belonging to, or invested in, bishops or prelates. Government of the church by bishops.” It also says, “in episcopacy, the order of bishops is superior to the other clergy, and has exclusive power to confer orders.”
The above definition affirms that a certain portion of presbyters (elders) were “in apostolic times superior in authority to ordinary presbyters.” It also mentions the fact that episcopacy recognizes “episcopal rank,” which is created by the institution thus governed. It all of which affirms that any church in which episcopal government obtains is practicing the very carnal and fleshly iniquity of creating “superiors” in what should be a holy brotherhood. The use of this appellation makes INFERIORS out of brethren who are in the selfsame clergy. source
So, we’ve established what it means…it stands for the elders and/or the elite. This is of society as a whole and of the church.
Who did they worship back then? Baal. Who is Baal? Baal was the name of the supreme god worshiped in ancient Canaan and Phoenicia. Baal is often represented by the symbol of the bull.
Did you know … Baal actually represents or means a false lord or false master? Jesus said in Matthew 7:
21Not everyone that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
In mythology and the occult, their so-called illuminated god is Lucifer (Satan), the sun god. Also known as Baal, Bel, Belu, and Belial.
As for now, what the elite (the Illuminati/High-Degree Freemasons) have proven is they worship Baal! No doubt about that.
Arrogance and pride is the fuel of Satan. This holds true for these people too.
The Nicolaitans masqueraded with the common people, as they do now. The Nicolaitans infiltrated the early assembly and finally took over the policy-making.
Who were the Nicolaitans? The evangelists of Zeus! (Jupiter) who overcame or conquered the Jewish congregation.
The Nicolaitans were not the followers of any leader Nicolas, but were ‘NikoLaos’ themselves. Nike is the name of the Goddess of Victory, or the Winged Victory, and Laos is the Greek word for laity, devotees, or followers. Therefore, we can identify the Nicolaitans, of the King James version of the Bible, as the Nike-laity, or Nike laos of the original manuscript of John the Revelator. And we can identify the same old fellow, Saint Nike-Laos, or Santa Claus, who appears every year in the month of December, to remind us that Zeus, Jupiter, Mithra, Nimrod, Baal, Addon, Appolo, Tamuz, Bacchus, whose birthday is on the 25th day of December.
Even the independent churches, when they originally came out from the worldly churches, had repudiated Christmas and Easter as pagan holidays; but now they have compromised and taken notice of these days. Why? Because it is a part of the Satanic deception. You cannot divorce Christmas from Saturnalia, with its tree worship, laurel, holly, mistletoe, cakes, and wine; nor from Easter with its hot-cross-buns (cakes to the Queen of Heaven, Astoreth), bunnies and the show of pride. All these were, and still are, part and parcel of the Babylonian doctrine perpetuated in the Christian churches today.
Easter, or Eastar (derived from Astartes) is “East star” scrambled, like many other occult terms.
Interestingly, The Order of Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both men and women may belong. It is an affiliate of Freemasonry.
Eastern Star lecture
The female Eastern Star candidate is subjected to the following teaching in a question and answer form:
Are you a sister of the Eastern Star?
We have seen his star in the East.
For what came you here?
We came here to worship him.
Have you the cabalistic word?
Will you give it to me?
I will, with your assistance.
No, you begin.
Has that word any signification?
It has, two. First, that it would be fatal to the character of any lady for truth who should disdose the secrets of these degrees unlawfully. Second, each of the letters of this word stands for one or more words, which words make the cabalistic motto.
Have you the Cabalistic motto?
Will you give it to me?
I will, with your assistance.
No, you begin.
Fairest — among — ten thousand — altogether lovely.
The Eastern Star makes no effort to conceal the real influence behind its teaching. It here presents ancient Occultic Cabalistic as the actual mode of its interpretation and the meaning behind its secrets. This system of instruction always contains embedded threats and confusing thought within it. Eastern Star theology is no different. It is common to most secret societies.
Cabalism (also known as Kabbalism, or Qabalism) is a mystical digression from Orthodox Judaism. Kabbalists believe the Old Testament Scriptures should not be taken literally because they contain hidden information which is not obvious to the uninformed. Whilst they hold to the inspiration of Scripture, they do not seek the plain meaning of the sacred text. The Kabbalah approach is extremely allegorical and superstitious, using things like numerology and other surreptitious methods to find alleged hidden and deeper meanings in the inspired text.
The main thing about occult practice is that it is done in a secret cryptic manner. In the case of this teaching before us “Fairest among ten thousand” and “altogether lovely” are coupled together to make the word fatal. Most Christians recognise these Old Testament references (from the Songs of Solomon) as being typical referrals to Jesus Christ. By playing word games and by engaging in occult gymnastics the Easter Star assaults the character of Christ and turns the son of God (and man’s Saviour) into the enemy. The Eastern Star considers the Lord Jesus Christ to be FATAL to the souls of its members. This is clearly and unambiguously the gospel of the devil.
The sinister thing about secret societies is that they cryptically turn truth into error in an underhand way that it is hard for the ignorant to discern.
The Eastern Star rituals, degrees and secrets are definitely FATAL to the soul of its members. This organization should be reprobated by all godly observers. source
The Bible has specific relationships toward directions:
“If instead you move to the east, you’re moving away from God, to a place that God has left.”
GOD gives us clues everywhere!
So, Satan would of course twist it for his benefit to gather in lost souls.
Revelation 2:6 declares the Ephesian church was tainted. Thus you also have those who hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitans…this was true then and also now.
Satan has an agenda; a new age “initiated” people, who will be conditioned by their relative new age bible/s redefining Christianity in the New Millennium to fit in with the New World Order, seating himself on the throne through an impostor called Antichrist.
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