The End Times Knowledge Cults

knowledge cults

The elevation, exaltation and worship of the knowledge of this world has been going on for thousands of years.

Those who use such information place a premium on occult (hidden, occult) “knowledge” which deceives those who are on the “outside” (or the “profane.”)

These groups also uses “knowledge” of so-called “mysteries” to entice the unwary into their web of deceit.

A complete listing of all the knowledge cults from the beginning of mankind is beyond the scope of this article. However, there are several which are very familiar to the average reader.

One of the first knowledge cults which sprang up after the crucifixion of Jesus was the Gnostics (from ancient Greek: ‘having knowledge’). The errors of Gnosticism plagued the early Church and the apostles warned of their “fables” throughout the New Testament.

Gnostics continue their activities today.

Science (Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin scientia, from scient-, sciens having knowledge, from present participle of scire to know;) is the remnants of an ancient, pagan religion focused upon hidden knowledge. However, science is promoted as being a systematic study of nature and world.

Again, science is a religion–which is obvious to any who are familiar with its most zealous adherents. Like Gnosticism, it issues a stream of deceptive narratives to hide it’s true intentions and goals.

MORE: REBRANDING EVIL: Science is an Ancient, Pagan Religion

One other knowledge cult with which the reader is no doubt familiar is the cult of EXPERTS and highly-esteemed men of the world.

Knowledge & the Cult of Experts  – This cult is an outgrowth of the credentialization of civilization.

EVERY activity and its actors now requires extensive credentials–available to only those who parrot the “knowledge” required of the certifying institutions. From these credential-issuing groups (universities, colleges, government agencies, etc.) flow a never-ending stream of “EXPERTS.”

And these highly-esteemed men of the world (along with their counterparts: those designated by the world as “GENIUSES“) shape, mold and otherwise help direct the opinions and actions of their lesser-credentialed fellow men.

There are other such cults, some more prominent today than others. These other groups will be the topic of a future discussion.

ALL traffic in what they call “knowledge.

However, the following Mark Twain quote could have been directly addressing the so-called knowledge cults.

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”

MORE: Knowledge is Power is Sorrow

MORE: No Wisdom, No Knowledge, No Fear of the LORD

MORE: Promises of God: Wisdom, Knowledge, Understanding

Is the reader trusting his eternity to knowledge which isn’t?

It is not yet too late to change directions (repent).

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

“But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:”
2 Corinthians 4:3

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: August 12 2016.]

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by Jeremiah Jameson
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