The following is an excerpt of the book; The Coming Religious Reich by Brannon Howse. You can order your copy of this 500 page book here:
John D. Rockefeller was also a strong promoter and supporter of ecumenicalism. He once declared:
"Would that I had the power to bring to your minds the vision as it unfolds before me! I see all denominational emphasis set aside….I see the church molding the thought of the world as it has never done before, leading in all great movements as it should. I see it literally establishing the Kingdom of God on earth."
Globalists are fighting to set up their own Reich or “kingdom of God” on earth. Yet Jesus made it clear in John 18:36 that His kingdom was not of this world:
Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, My servants would fight, so that I should not be delivered to the Jews; but now My kingdom is not from here.”
The foundation for the earthly kingdom or Reich is not the kingdom of the one true God but the kingdom or Reich of Satan. Second Corinthians 4:4 describes Satan as the god of this world and age: “whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them.” And 1 John 5:19 describes Satan as the god of this world for now: “We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies under the sway of the wicked one.”
Satan is on a leash held by God, and for now God allows Satan a range of activity, but that day will come to an end, and God will destroy the Reich of Satan and cast him into eternal judgment, as revealed in Revelation 20:10:
"The devil, who deceived them, was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone where the beast and the false prophet are. And they will be tormented day and night forever and ever."
The November 26, 2010, London newspaper The Telegraph provides us with further evidence that religion is being used to bring about religious, political, and economic global governance:
[quote] Mr. [Tony] Blair, who converted to Roman Catholicism after he stepped down as Prime Minister in 2007, was to address the question, “Is religion a force for good or ill?”...[In an] interview with the Toronto’s Globe and Mail newspaper, Mr. Blair said, “I think the place of faith in the era of globalization is the single biggest issue of the 21st century. In terms of how people live together, how we minimize the prospects of conflict and maximize the prospects of peace, the place of religion in our society is essential….I think religion could be, in an era of globalization, a civilizing force.” [end quote]
Through the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, he promotes the notion that an amalgamated world religion will become this “civilizing force.”
"As unpopular as it may be for me to say, Pastor Rick Warren, author of the best-selling book, The Purpose Driven Life, is another false teacher garbed in sheep’s clothing—and an extremely influential one at that. His website claims he has 500,000 churches plugged into what he’s doing, and The Purpose Driven Life has sold more than 30 million copies. He appears regularly on national television and travels the globe speaking at various conferences. As a result, Warren is one of the great change agents of our day, but the change he brings is not necessarily for the better."
An article in the February 14, 2011, Christian Post, “Rick Warren to Interview Tony Blair at Saddleback Church,” announced:
"Megachurch pastor Rick Warren will speak to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Egypt and peace in a globalized economy next month at Saddleback Church. Warren is expected to award Blair with the Annual International Medal of Peace. The award is given to individuals who exemplify outstanding contribution toward alleviating the five global giants."
Author Roger Oakland and two members of his ministry attended the event at Warren’s church and offered the following report on his website:
"At the forum, both Warren and Blair stated that the only way a global peace could happen on planet earth in the future would be for all faiths to work together and do good together. The audience at the forum appeared to be mesmerized and awe-struck as they were wooed with discussion on faith, good works, democracy, and coming together. Beneath the vernacular, however, was another story. During the time that Roger Oakland and his co-researchers were at the Blair/Warren forum at Saddleback this past week, the team only heard one Bible verse mentioned. It was quoted so quickly it was hard to recognize if it was a verse or a paraphrase of a biblical verse. Clearly the Word of God was not included as a crucial element in this inter-faith plan to save the world."
As of this writing, Warren also sits on the advisory board of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, and Rick Warren’s endorsement of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation appears on Blair’s website:
"I honestly don’t know of anyone better suited for this challenge. It’s why I agreed to serve on the advisory board. The Tony Blair Faith Foundation’s potential for doing good is staggering."
As I explain in several chapters of Religious Trojan Horse, Rick Warren, Tony Blair, and many others are transforming the church into a social movement of community organizers. With the financial support of the Rockefellers, Walter Rauschenbusch, and other Fabian socialists, Rev. Harry F. Ward (also known as the “Red Dean” for his communist beliefs) started the Federal Council of Churches. According to a publication of the Federal Council of Churches, Ward sought to produce “a changed attitude on the part of many church members concerning the purpose and function both of the Church and Christianity.”
In 1908, the Federal Council of Churches was organized, and in 1950, it merged with several other ecumenical organizations to form the National Council of Churches. John D. Rockefeller helped fund the council, apparently to accomplish his vision for a church-led ecumenical movement that would create a socialist kingdom on earth.
But why would they want to change the purpose of the Church? They wanted to move it away from preaching the Gospel to using it as a vehicle for bringing about global governance, social justice, and the ideas that we see communitarian Rick Warren and other social justice/social gospel proponents promoting. Edgar Bundy explains in Collectivism in the Churches that:
[quote] we have seen how Dr. Walter Rauschenbusch... and the leaders of the social-action movements in the churches decided to do away with Christian individualism and turn to outright collectivism, using the church as their instrument.... Religion was only a means toward achieving socialism. And, like all other false prophets who have infiltrated religion through the centuries, [Rauschenbusch] used a “front” or disguise. This disguise, as we have seen, was “'The Kingdom of God.” The Kingdom was not pictured as a spiritual society into which men and women had to be born as individuals through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior, but as a collectivist society which would be brought about by... eradication of poverty, redistribution of wealth... and “economic justice.” [end quote]
U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater, who ran for president in 1964, attempted to shine light on the dark secrets of the globalists in his 1979 book With No Apologies. In it, Goldwater explained that the globalist “represents a skillful, coordinated effort to seize control and consolidate the four centers of power—political, monetary, intellectual, and ecclesiastical.” Goldwater had the foresight to warn the Church that globalists were working to co-opt the Church with a religious Trojan horse, and we should do no less.
The above article is an excerpt of the book; The Coming Religious Reich by Brannon Howse. You can order your copy of this 500 page book here:
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