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Messenger: jessep86 Sent: 2/26/2014 12:02:11 AM

Yes I, don't get thinkin the means to the end is the end, meditation, prayer , seasonings, studying scripture is a way to Jah, so what works, works, jus don't get in Inity

Don't be ever learning and reasoning and praying but never coming to understanding of truth, what words still our mind and emotions and body so we can be aware of what's underneath it all and realize Jah, and find what prophets point to, and uncover the mystic metaphysic secret of the Egypt(kemet) mysteries, and solve the mystery of the gospel and realize Jah, knowing Jah, finding I place in the most high I, Initing INI Jah self , I in him and him in I , and INI in one I . And heaven and earth one. The questions answers by wise truth herself, and to feel the presence of Jah Rastafari in self and to be and do in and through JAH RASTAFARI.

Climb the ladder, take the stairway to heaven, dont get stuck in the cases and don't be afraid of heights, hold on to Jah, climb, conquer, prevail in loving understanding, arise......

Messenger: I-Man Sent: 10/5/2016 10:43:29 AM

Ya can read or no read de Ible, InI tink dere ar no obligation.

Cos inna de Bible dere are tings dat a wrong and tings dat a right.

Fi example, in de Bible ya cyaa learn wise tings and tings dat are violent tings, as de animal sacrifice in de Old Testament.

Fola Jah, ya heart, fola lov n Inity wid Jah.

Messenger: Khulani the Fulani Sent: 10/25/2016 5:19:31 AM

Food for thought, The word bible comes from Latin “biblios” meaning Book, Like all other books the bible must interpret itself. Many a times we often try to find meaning in the bible, However, We ought not to wear blinkers when approaching the bible, Considering the plenty errors, omissions and contractions in it, Provokes one to question the Bible's authenticity, For all I know, The Old testament of the bible was plungerized From Egpytian/Kemetic mythology, eschatology, plungerized From the Per Hem Heru Egyptian book of the living, pyparus & coffin texts, Plungerized By various out siders, jews included, Greeks & Romans that invaded, Force Occupied Egypt, Desecrated and burned the library (true-brary) in Alexandria. The authors of the bible were not eye witnesses to the events they are said to have written, including Moses. Writing about Genesis, its also impossible for Moses to have writen about the events his own death and burial in Deutoronomy, Question, Was Adam and Eve created as babies like all of people or were they ready-made-adults in di garden of Eden ? and How did the world populate out of those 3 individuals after Cain killed Abel ? Let's be specific as to which bible are we talking about, American standardized bible version ?, King James version ?, which one and if there's an Ethiopian original bible, where's is it and how many people have read it in its original text, Let's not forget that Ethiopia adopted christianity around 300 AD before that Ethiopia adopted the Hebrew God of Israel as a result of Queen Makheda's union wit King Solomon, Before that Ethiopia had been pagan, totally indigenous to the Harma, Dinka, Oromo melanated Kushite Peoples of Ethiopia who continue to suffer in their land due to political manipulation by the present government. To ma bredren & sistren, in Rastafari, I feel, have no back up enough, When u chant the bible out, to explain the divinity of His Majesty, The BIBLE MUS INTERPRET ITSELF. Not the other way round, People trying to interpret the bible to suit their beliefs, Considering How Europeans fooled the whole world using the same bible, Ask yourself why God would allow europeans to use the bible as weapon and tool to destroy indigenous people's cultures and ways of life, world wide, why would a holy book and the God of the bible allow this to happen ?

Messenger: GARVEYS AFRICA Sent: 10/25/2016 6:30:28 AM

How de I dem feel about the Ephisians? Some of the most antiestablisment fiery parts of the bible in there written by a man in bondage. Does it change the narrative when we know that man is Paul?

Messenger: Khulani the Fulani Sent: 10/25/2016 12:06:46 PM

The new testament is a fraud,
Also its authors, Of the new testament, Are people that read the old testament and then came up with new testament, Mark, Luke, John and Matthew are never in agreement, gospels are in contradiction about christ.

Jus like Muslims,they read the bible and came up with the Koran but say Muhammed received the message from God yet himself was an illeterate person,didn't know how to read and write,
These things are recorded in the annals of history,

Its up to ones and ones to break free from the love of the bible and search further,
coz that's what it takes to tap into that natural intelligence we are born with as a child before they instilled sunday school brain wash education,
that's another contibutor, Growing up as child having all the religion instilled into a young brain and when one reaches adulthood, finds it hard to question his belief and god.
Biblical accounts are not 100% accurate as historical and archaelogical facts, in fact it lacks to account for truth, impossible for peter, john, andrew and paul, All euro-centric names of white people to have been lived in the middle eastern terrain in those times,
In a nut shell, All prophets and patriarchs of the bible including Jesus, All moved into EGYPT and married EGYPTIAN or ETHIOPIAN WOMEN for example Abraham had no religion & culture before stepping into AFRICA where he learnt the rite to circumcise and offer sacrifice.
The word EGYPT is mentioned more than 150 times in the bible and ETHIOPIA nearly 50 times, They stole our history and keep doing so, with the attempts to steal our culture, Our story is never told in full but in is told by our enslavers and colonizers as if we always been savage-like and babaric, fit to be civilized.

Messenger: Voodooruuts Sent: 10/25/2016 1:10:33 PM

Just about anyone who feel unjustly jailed will put fire on the jailor!

Messenger: Sister Ifua Sent: 10/26/2016 11:48:16 PM

KtF, if all of the NT was a fraud, would it say (acts 7,22): "And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds" ?

How could the Sermon on the Mount be of so much power ?

Would we know about THE LION OF JUDAH (by this title) without the Revelation ?

I overs (and share) the I's critical view, but also think it's no need to throw out the child with the bath water. If InI read the Bible with OVERSTANDING InI will find the beautiful and inspired parts within it.

Messenger: Khulani the Fulani Sent: 11/2/2016 5:56:45 PM

Strength 2 strength, brick by brick, we are building upon foundations laid by our elders and ancestors, However, some things will get discarded and some things, renewed in the process, making way to what has been hidden.
Everywhere u go in the world the european has set foot and left a trail of destruction, murder and plunder.
With that said, Let us not forget the role the bible played which is a vital role to conqure minds of those whom they wished to rule.
Picture this, If black people were prepared at a young age and properly educated about Afrikan knowledge, HistoRy and civilization, We would not be here, where we are, Today - well-taught and well-versed in the scritures.
We would be aware of the good deeds and actions of our own ancestors, It'll be eazy to trace one's lineage and discover the wealth within, that our ancestors were also Mighty Kings, Warriors and prophets.
The bible was plungerized frrm the Per Hem Heru / Egyptian book of the living, ten commandements plungerized from the 42 laws of maat,
Rather than upholding the real ting we continue to be secure wit di plungerized version of tings,
We got to continue from where our elder left off and carry on to perfect the legacy not to be stagnant on the bible,
The Lion of Judah as far as am told is a title that existed in Ethiopia in ancient of days and His Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie is the one Last monarchy to sit on tha throne, it is no mystery, its bigger than revelations,

Messenger: RastaGoddess Sent: 11/2/2016 8:42:09 PM

Give thANKHs Khulani for the wordsound!

Indeed, "The Lion of Judah" was known LONG LONG before any biblical interpretations!

The Lion of the South:

Apedemek the Lion was one of the most important gods of ancient Kush. A warrior god, he symbolized the regality, strength and the courage of the African Lion. The lion was also viewed as the emissary of the sun; a totem symbolizing light, truth, regeneration, and fertility.

Apedemek might have been a special kushitic aspect of the ancient kushitic progenitor God Amun, the hidden one, the eternal God, the father of all the Gods and men. The Kushites sometimes called Amun the Lion of the South. Similarly, Apedemek the lion godman, was also known as the Lion of the South, Strong of Arm.

In times of war, trouble, or threats from the foreign powers, Apedemek was especially important to the Kushites. In a sense he was a god of political redemption, ever with his devotees, steadfast and strong. The Kushites swore by his potency, he was much venerated, his cult was widespread, and his symbols dominated national consciousness.
Apedemek was usually depicted as a man with a lion's head wearing a crown, sometimes he was depicted with a scepter and at other times with some instrument of war. He was alternatively depicted in classical Kushite bas-reliefs as a man with a woman, or as a lion devouring the enemies of the nation. A depiction of the god , at the Apedemek temple in Naqa near Meroe shows the lion of the south in a three headed form striking a poise strikingly similar to yoga positions.

The Lord of the Royal Power:

Apedemek was the guardian of the Kushitic royal family as such he was also known as “the lord of royal power. The lion was the totemic symbol of the Kushite royal family. Thus Apedemek the conquering lion of the south was fervently venerated by the royal family. Even today the image of the lion Apedemek remains pervasive among the ruins of Napata and Meroe.

The symbol of the lion was depicted along high streets, at intersections, carved on temples and palaces. It was also the royal insignia.

The royal house of Kush established and patronized lion sanctuaries (living symbols of Apedemek), and temples associated with Apedemek such as the Apedemek Temple at Naqa south of Meroe. Lions were also favored as royal pets. Lion thrones were much favoured by the kings of Kush.

Thus one could rightly describe the kings of Kush as the original lion kings. The clients of a lion god that protected them by devouring their enemies just like the lions depicted on pictograms on the walls of numerous kushite temples. Those kings were the original royal priesthood of the lion god of the south.

Egyptian Transformation:

It is trite knowledge now that the Egyptians described themselves as the descendants of the Kushites. Egypt is the gift of the river Nile following richness of soil and human inspiration from the inner depths of Africa to the costal waters of Egypt.

The Egyptians learned many things from the early Kushites including the knowledge of the science and the gods. According to the Greek historian Diodorus Siculus who had traveled in Egypt around 60 BC it was widely claimed that:

“the Egyptians are colonists sent out by the Ethiopians, Osiris [“King of Kings and God of Gods] having been the leader of the colony . . . they add that the Egyptians have received from them, as from authors and their ancestors, the greater part of their laws.”

It is then not surprising that Apedemek just like all the other gods of Kush turned up in ancient Egypt. But in Egypt, the adoration of Apedemek was subliminated and took on dramatic forms.

In Egypt, Apedemek was venerated in the district of Kom Ombo in Philae Island, and at Kalabsha near its borders with Kush, and at Bubastis and Leontopolis (two cities situated in the Nile delta).
The lion was a powerful symbol in ancient Egypt as it represented strength and courage. The great cat was also considered the supreme guardian. Tamed lions sometimes accompanied kings into battle to confer their beneficence and protection to the entire army as the physical presence of the great lion god Apedemek. Also, the lion was connected with the rising and setting of the sun and was thought to be ancient guardian of the horizon.

The primordial cult of the lion later developed other aspects manifested in the forms of the more popular leonine gods like the Sphinx, Sekmet, Aker (double sphinx), and Tefnut.

The god Aker was the double form sphinx who was thought to guard the sun as it entered and exited this worldly horizon. Shu, god of the dry air was a lion-headed god, while Tefnut goddess of moist air was represented as a lioness-headed deity.

Sekhmet a lioness headed deity represented the destructive aspect of the power of the lion cult. Sekhmet appears to be the ancient feminine form of the lion Apedemek. She was said to have relentlessly pursued and destroyed the enemies of Ra, in the day that humans rebelled against him.

Current archaeological research has connected ancient links between, Sekhmet, the Egyptian lion goddess and the Kushite cult of the lion. This connection may belong to the pre-dynastic Egypt and as such indicates positively that the lion goddess could have been originally introduced into Egypt from Kush.

Nefertem and Bes, two male deities were also linked with the symbol of the lion from Kush. Nefertem was a lion-headed sun god of the lotus, healing and perfume. Bes dwarf god of sexuality and childbirth, was depicted with either the ears and mane of a lion or as wearing a lion-skin cape.

Moreover, the ancient Egyptians conceived Hathor, goddess of love, as the Eye of Ra and so she was also linked to lionesses. The cobra goddess, Wadjet, in a similar fashion had a lioness form when she was identified as the Eye of Ra.

The Lion in Diaspora:

Imperial Egypt of Thutmosis III (1500BC) spread the civilization of Egypt and Kush all over the world. Egyptian and Kushitic religious thoughts, symbols, traditions and rituals became pre-dominant in the ancient world right till the 4th century AD with the destruction of the temple of Isis at Philae by Emperor Justinian of Rome. Until this barbaric act of ethno-chauvinism, the Kushite goddess Isis was the primary deity of the ancient world. She was worshipped throughout the Palestine and Arabia, Asia Minor, Greece as far as Babylon and Persia.
It was Homer and Herodotus who suggested that almost all the ancient gods and goddesses of ancient Greece were Egyptian in origin. A critical examination would make the same suggestion in respect of Persia, Sumer, Babylon, classical Arabia, and Canaan.

The lion god along with its cult of royal priesthood was equally widespread in the ancient Diaspora. Virtually all the lions symbols and cults of that one encounters in ancient cultures can be traced to the ancient Apedemek of Kush, great of strength renowned in wonders, the great lion god of the south.

One of the most famous derivatives of Apedemek the lion of Kush was the leonine tribal god and its kingly priest cult of Judah, otherwise known as the lion of Judah, strong of the arm (read: the conquering lion of Judah) and the royal line of David.

The Judahite Lion:

We know that the ancient Hebrews were deeply influenced by Egyptian culture and symbols in their religious practices. For instance, a Hebrew tradition held that Moses was a master in all aspects of Egyptian sciences and philosophy.

It is also trite that after years of having colonized and civilized Palestine, Egypt left indelible cultural and religious signature in Palestine. The Canaanites had their patheon of Egyptian derived gods and goddesses like Bel, Ashtoreth, Herackles, Imohtep etc.

The Hebrews were not any different than the other equally less prominent tribes and nations of those times. The model of the Hebrew god has been said to be based on Amun, while others have made a case for Aton, the one indivisible god introduced by Akhenaten.

Several ancient Hebrew tribes had animal symbols or totem similar to what one would observe in ancient Egypt. Genesis 49 listed their associated symbols. Issachar was a strong ass, Dan was a serpent, Naphtali was a hind, and Gad translated to goat. Finally, Benjamin a wolf, and Judah symbol was a lion, the primordial lion, on its journey from Kush to Egypt on to Palestine.

The Lion Of Judah:

The cultural connections between the lion of Judah and the lion of the South cannot be ignored. Just like in Kush, the lion of Judah was the symbol of strength in a troubled world. Just as in Kush, the lion of Judah was also a symbol of the royal mandate and heritage of the ruling house of Judah. The lion protected and provided redemption to the royal house of Judah in its time of trouble.

Israelites of Judah extraction were very pre-occupied with the imagery of the lion just like in Kush. The lion was the protector of Judah, the defender of the royal crown and the nation. Due to the virility, the lion is ascribed with regenerative powers. The royal house of Judah had a tradition of a lion as a messiah. A man like David, a true lion hearted hero who would bring judgments to the heathen nations.

King Solomon was often symbolized as a lion. He was supposed to have been brave and wise like a lion. Tradition has it that Solomon had lion sanctuaries in his palace at Jerusalem. He had lion pets. Even his throne was a copy of the lion throne that was more likely to be found in Kush where Apedemek has been long venerated than in Judah which had been associated with a complex of faceless gods, mountain gods, volcanic gods, baals, bulls, and astoreths.

According to the old testament: Solomon’s throne, had six steps, and the top of the throne was round behind: and there were stays [handrests] on either side on the place of the seat and two lions stood beside the stays. And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other upon the six steps there was not the like made in any kingdom.”– First Book of Kings (10: 19-20).

The Axumite Connection:

The Axumite Ethiopian Imperial House (The Lion Of Judah):

The Axumite Kingdom of Kush came to replace the Meroite kingdom of Kush after the latter faded in prominence. King Ezana of Axum was known to have sacked the ancient city of Meroe about 350 AD. At that time, it was said that the Mereoites had departed Meroe and another people called the Nobas lived there.

King Ezana of Ethiopia was the first Axumite king to have adopted Christianity. This was after more than two thousand years a mix of kushitic/proto-semitic religious philosophy.

Yet, since it has been argued that Axum was always under the influence of Kush in the ancient times as to be considered one of its districts, it is reasonable to assume that the knowledge and veneration of the great gods of Kush was wide spread in Axum including Apedemek the lion of the south. It appears thus, that even as time has moved on, the veneration of Apedemek of the south continues on today in his original territory of Kush, by one of the original peoples of Kush, in the form more universally known today as the Ethiopian lion of Judah.


Messenger: Khulani the Fulani Sent: 11/8/2016 4:22:00 AM

Royal Salute RastaGoddess, fire can't cool
U tell di truth as it should be told and only the truth will set black people free from bible fables and superstitions.
Maximum Raspect to u for shedding more light on dis subject matter.

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