Has Christianity Turned Into A “Cheap Whore”?

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE: Modern Day Prophets Outside the Churches

Here is a post I wrote in response to one blogger who calls a youth church a “whore” for playing Rage Against The Machine’s “Bulls on Parade” during a service.  The blogger wrote:

Below is a video of the “worship” segment of the most recent service at Elevation Church. This is the song by Rage Against the Machine entitled Bulls on parade. This song was sung to help kick off Elevation’s new sermon series F-Bomb.

To their credit the folks at Elevation tried to clean up the lyrics a bit in an effort to “christianize” them. (The original lyrics to the song are posted below the video for reference) But the question still needs to be asked, what business do these types of songs have being ‘performed’ in a church service? God’s Holy Word and His Holy Bride don’t need gutter music and innuendo to make them relevant. In fact, adorning the bride of Christ, with these worldly methods makes her look like nothing more than a cheap whore.

We’d be wise to take a closer look at God’s word and really come to grips with what James 4:4 means. It states,“You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world is hatred toward God? Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.”

 http://davidjosephhorn.com/2010/07/15/f-bomb-sermon-series-rage-against-the-machine-at-elevation-church/ and http://www.alittleleaven.com/2010/07/worship-time-at-elevation-church.html

Here is my answer in response to the following quote within the blogger’s post:

“In fact, adorning the bride of Christ, with these worldly methods makes her look like nothing more than a cheap whore.”  

Dear David, 

Rage Against The Machine is not gutter music.  If you believe so, please go rip out Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, the minor prophets, the Gospels, Jude, 2 Peter and Revelation from your Bible.  RATM is  a group railing against the hypocrisy and oppression of Western society.  If Elevation were true to the spirit of RATM’s lyrics, they would 100% disassociate from all churches, and start their own gig as ex- or even anti-Christian.  

You see, the “cheap whore” IS Christianity.  This religion believes all the right things such as the Trinity, the Deity of the Lord, His life, death & resurrection, redemption, etc.  And yet, from the Catholics, Orthodox, Protestants and break-off sects, there has been nothing but “hating the Lord with all your heart etc” and “hating your neighbour”.  The opposite of the 2 Great Commands.  How so, you ask?

Let’s start off with the hugest Genocide in world history: Tens of millions of North and South American indigenous people were murdered by Westerners, many of whom were church-going Christians.  Read professor David E. Stannard’s “American Holocaust: The Conquest of the New World” and related books to know more.  Christians spread Empire throughout the planet, spreading oppression as well as this false religion.  Check it out.  Read the true history of the British and other European Empires, as well as how the worldwide Protestant and Catholic missionary movements were in bed with the Western powers in their colonising efforts.  This is one of the most obvious examples of whoredom.

And who support the most evil politicians the West has ever seen, such as recent thugs like the US’ Cheney, Bush, Rove, & Obama, as well as Canada’s Harper, etc?  It’s Christians, particularly Evangelicals.  In bed with the oil companies and weapons manufacturers.  Sleeping with the major corporations who are enslaving millions around the world for our iPads and other cheap gadgets, and destroying the environment at breakneck speed.  Watch the documentary “The Last Train Home” to see how our shopping at Walmart is breaking up families and killing people.  

As Reverend Jeremiah Wright, who was disowned by the corporate-butt-kissing, social justice-despising US President Barack Obama, rightly preached, “God damn America”.  Yahweh will also damn Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and all other vassals of Empire.  God damn Babylon.  God damn the West.  We deserve it.  We are the most corrupt civilisation to have ever cursed the planet.  God forgive us.  And damn us at the same time.  Ummmm, sounds a little contradictory . . . is it possible to receive both mercy and judgment at the same time?

Because if Yeshua and the prophets and apostles were all standing here visibly to you today, they would soundly condemn Christians as the anti-Christ.  Christians are more in line with Cain, the first child born of humans on the planet, and also the first murderer.  Cain took down his own younger brother.  And his spirit lives on, especially in the West, where the spilling of innocent blood has always been so fashionable.  

The West’s main religion?  Christianity.  Not the religion of the Bible, of course.  Westerners read the Bible with open eyes and a closed mind.  They revel in the kind, comforting words of the Sacred Scriptures, and ignore its commands and warnings.  The result?:  Christians stand for everything that Yeshua (Jesus), the true Messiah of humanity, is against: worship of Mammon, love of guns and violence, marginalisation of other groups, self-aggrandisement, agonisingly awful worship, etc.  

It is not until you really repent in sackcloth and ashes, and become anti-Christian and anti-Western (not in the sense of disrespecting Christians, but more in opposing how they have perverted Biblical faith and damaged indigenous and other peoples worldwide), that you will find the true Messiah and His true body.  For the churches themselves ARE what the Sacred Scriptures call “the world”.  It is a more “sanitised” version of the world and worldliness, but just as bloody and filthy.  Just go ask the First Nations / Native Americans.  Go ask people all around the world about Christians, especially Western ones, and you will come closer to the truth.  The West is Babylon, and the churches, along with their secular, atheist, “New Age” and other counterparts, are its ideology brokers, spreading lies to make you support the “System” and its oppression of the poor and exaltation of the rich.  We Westerners and all who have joined with us in our evildoing stand condemned.  Repent, people, before your Empire falls.

My message is not one of hate.  I love.  But it is tough love.  And the only right thing to do in this circumstance, when confronted with blind people, is to take the blinders off your eyes.  Sometimes ranting is appropriate, especially when you see others rushing toward a cliff . . . 

LISTEN TO THE CREATOR’S BREAKING HEART:

Listen, heaven, and pay attention, earth! The LORD has spoken, “I raised my children and helped them grow, but they have rebelled against me.  Oxen know their owners, and donkeys know where their masters feed them. But [the West] doesn’t know its owner. My people don’t understand who feeds them.

THE DOCTOR’S DIAGNOSIS FOR WESTERN COUNTRIES, AND ESPECIALLY THE CHRISTIANS THERE:

“How horrible it will be for a nation that sins. Its people are loaded down with guilt. They are descendants of evildoers and destructive children. They have abandoned the LORD. They have despised the Holy One of Israel. They have turned their backs on him. Why do you still want to be beaten? Why do you continue to rebel? Your whole head is infected. Your whole heart is failing.  From the bottom of your feet to the top of your head there is no healthy spot left on your body – only bruises, sores, and fresh wounds. They haven’t been cleansed, bandaged, or soothed with oil.

THE WEST AND ITS CHRISTIANS’ FUTURE:

“Your country is devastated. Your cities are burned down. Your fields are destroyed right before your eyes by foreigners. Your fields are devastated and taken over by foreigners.  My people Zion* are left like a hut in a vineyard, like a shack in a cucumber field, like a city under attack.”

If the LORD of Armies hadn’t left us a few survivors, we would have been like Sodom and Gomorrah [NOTE: these are the Middle Eastern cities that were destroyed by Yahweh in judgment for their extreme evil; check out the Sacred Scriptures: Genesis chapters 18 & 19].

HOW THE UNIVERSE’S CREATOR FEELS ABOUT THE WORSHIP WESTERN CHRISTIANS:

Listen to the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom! Pay attention to the teachings from our God, you people of Gomorrah!   When you appear in my presence, who asked you to trample on my courtyards? Don’t bring any more worthless **. Your ** is disgusting to me, so are your ** Festivals, your days of worship, and the assemblies you call. I can’t stand your evil assemblies.  I hate your ** Festivals and your appointed festivals. They’ve become a burden to me, and I’m tired of putting up with them.  So when you stretch out your hands in prayer, I will turn my eyes away from you. Even though you offer many prayers, I will not listen because your hands are covered with blood.

SAVE YOURSELVES BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE:

“Wash yourselves! Become clean! Get your evil deeds out of my sight. Stop doing evil.  Learn to do good. Seek justice. Arrest oppressors. Defend orphans. Plead the case of widows.  Come on now, let’s discuss this!” says the LORD. “Though your sins are bright red, they will become as white as snow. Though they are dark red, they will become as white as wool.  But if you refuse and rebel, you will be destroyed by swords.” The LORD has spoken.

A TRUE PICTURE OF WESTERNERS, ESPECIALLY CHRISTIANS, AND THEIR LEADERS, THEIR NATIONS:

How the faithful town has become a prostitute! She was full of justice, and righteousness lived in her. But now murderers live there!  ***

Your silver is not pure. Your wine is watered down.  Your rulers are rebels, friends with thieves. They all love bribes and run after gifts. They never defend orphans. They don’t notice the widows’ pleas.

YOU REAP WHAT YOU HAVE SOWN:

That’s why the Lord, the LORD of Armies, the Mighty One of Israel, says, “How horrible it will be when I take revenge on my opponents! I will avenge myself against my enemies.  I will turn my power against you.

THERE IS HOPE FOR THOSE WHO CHANGE THEIR ATTITUDES (READ: “REPENT”) AND BEGIN LOVING THE CREATOR AND NEIGHBOURS, ALL OF WHOM ARE MADE IN THE CREATOR’S IMAGE:

I will remove your impurities with bleach. I will get rid of all your impurities.  I will give you judges like you had long ago, advisers like you had in the beginning. After that you will be called the Righteous City, the Faithful Town.”

Zion will be pardoned by the LORD’s justice, and those who return will be pardoned by the LORD’s righteousness.

Rebels and sinners will be crushed at the same time, and those who abandon the LORD will come to an end.  You will be ashamed of the oaks that you wanted to worship and embarrassed by the garden that you have chosen for your gods.****  You will be like an oak whose leaves wither and like a garden without water.  Strong people will become tinder for a fire, and their work will be the spark. Both of them will burn together, and there will be no one to put out the fire.

(Sacred Scriptures, Book of Isaiah, most of chapter 1, GOD’S WORD Translation)  

* NOTE: Westerners have never been Yahweh’s people.  They have pretended, though.  Since at least 3rd Century AD / CE, Westerners have hijacked the faith of Yeshua the Messiah (Jesus Christ) and conjured up a fake religion based on hatred of Yahweh, His words, His Messiah, and Western peoples’ neighbours at home and abroad.  Indigenous peoples, Jews, Muslims, atheists, gays, women, children, even fellow Christians, have all suffered under the tyranny of Christians and their nation states 1700+ years.

** NOTE: I have deleted the references to ancient Jewish religious practices here.  Westerners have had their own church services and other religious activities which I believe have been equally disgusting to Yahweh, the Creator of the universe.  Whenever in the Old Testament of the Sacred Scriptures the LORD is ranting (and yes, He does rant . . . righteous rants, though), it can apply to us Westerners as well.  In fact, we are worse than ancient Israel.  Why, you ask?  Simple because we had the truth of both the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, and have done the exact opposite of what it says.  Our punishment will be all the worse.  As I said before, REPENTANCE IS THE CURE!

*** NOTE: As I mentioned before, the West was never “faithful” or “full of justice”, although Westerners and especially Western Christians mistakenly believe themselves to have a background of commitment to Yahweh and justice.

**** NOTE: Groves of “oaks” and “gardens” were favourite places to perform ceremonies worshipping idols and the gods they represented.  Of course, these were imaginary gods, as opposed to Yahweh, the one and only God, and true Creator of the universe.

Yours for repentance and new life, 

Dimitri,

blog: sleeplessinturtleisland

Messianic Liberationists  of Turtle Island

What if the North American First Nations went to England and did this?
This is “Neighbour Love”?
Slaughter of First Nations in Turtle Island (North America)
(Picture from  http://nearemmaus.com/2011/11/24/thanksgiving-genocide-and-reconciliation-with-native-americans/  ) So, what is hiding under the ground of our houses when we North Americans eat Thanksgiving meals?  The bones of First Nations?  “Murder pollutes the land” – Numbers 35:33  For this genocide, there is a Curse upon Babylon (the West, with its religions).  “REPENTANCE IS THE CURE” – DC Talk  That is, you must repent in sackcloth and ashes, and cry out to the living God in sorrow for your genocidal crimes.  And then PASSIONATELY LOVE your Creator, not money, power and fame.  And DEEPLY LOVE your neighbours, especially indigenous peoples, Muslims, gays, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, atheists, agnostics “New Agers”, etc.  BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD!
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About sleepless in turtle island

Hi, I´m Dimitri. I have lived in Turtle Island for awhile now, so my cultural understanding is slowly improving. Also, I can see things in this place that boggle my mind. Thus this blog...
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