Monday, August 2, 2021

Help is on the Way! but ...

Observations from Sunday's lesson reading:
For I, the Lord, have put forth my hand to exert the powers of heaven; ye cannot see it now, yet a little while and ye shall see it, and know that I am, and that I will come and reign with my people.1
Meanwhile,
... verily I [the Lord] say unto you, the rest of my servants, go ye forth as your circumstances [and technology] shall permit, in your several callings, unto the great and notable cities and villages, reproving the world in righteousness of all their unrighteous and ungodly deeds, setting forth clearly and understandingly the desolation of abomination in the last days.2
So, how are we, “the rest of My servants,” doing? Are we sufficiently awake to a sense of our awful situation3 so as to be rending the heavens with cries for
like unto
11 And Asa cried unto the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O LORD our God; for we rest on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. O LORD, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee.4

9 If, when evil cometh upon us, as the sword, judgment, or pestilence, or famine, we stand before this house, and in thy presence, (for thy name is in this house,) and cry unto thee in our affliction, then thou wilt hear and help.5

1 PLEAD my cause, O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me.
2 Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for mine help.6

17 Therefore may God grant unto you, my brethren, that ye may begin to exercise your faith unto repentance, that ye begin to call upon his holy name, that he would have mercy upon you;
18 Yea, cry unto him for mercy; for he is mighty to save.
19 Yea, humble yourselves, and continue in prayer unto him.
20 Cry unto him when ye are in your fields, yea, over all your flocks.
21 Cry unto him in your houses, yea, over all your household, both morning, mid–day, and evening.
22 Yea, cry unto him against the power of your enemies.
23 Yea, cry unto him against the devil, who is an enemy to all righteousness.
24 Cry unto him over the crops of your fields, that ye may prosper in them.
25 Cry over the flocks of your fields, that they may increase.
26 But this is not all; ye must pour out your souls in your closets, and your secret places, and in your wilderness.
27 Yea, and when you do not cry unto the Lord, let your hearts be full, drawn out in prayer unto him continually for your welfare, and also for the welfare of those who are around you.7
Are we really crying for help? Can we allow ourselves to discern the depth of evil design that is bent on the destruction of the world as God created it? and admit how far we have allowed that evil design to get above us? Do we think our cries manifest weakness? Will our cries for help make a difference? Can we cry out and trust at the same time?
10 Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.8
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1. Doctrine and Covenants | Section 84:119  | Yes, this was given in 1832, being 189 years ago, and maybe we still can't see it (what God's hand did to exert the powers of heaven), but the things we should be able to see and discern are the woeful conditions of our latter-day world; how much is already being destroyed around us, not at the hand of nature, but by the corrupted, misused, and abused  technologies of man.
2. Doctrine and Covenants | Section 84:117
3. Book of Mormon | Ether 8:24-25 ~ Wherefore, the Lord commandeth you, when ye shall see these things come among you that ye shall awake to a sense of your awful situation, because of this secret combination which shall be among you; or wo be unto it, because of the blood of them who have been slain; for they cry from the dust for vengeance upon it, and also upon those who built it up. For it cometh to pass that whoso buildeth it up seeketh to overthrow the freedom of all lands, nations, and countries; and it bringeth to pass the destruction of all people, for it is built up by the devil, who is the father of all lies; even that same liar who beguiled our first parents, yea, even that same liar who hath caused man to commit murder from the beginning; who hath hardened the hearts of men that they have murdered the prophets, and stoned them, and cast them out from the beginning. (Bold emphasis added.)
4. Old Testament | 2 Chronicles 14:11
5. Old Testament | 2 Chronicles 20:9
6. Old Testament | Psalms 35:1-2
7. Book of Mormon | Alma 34:17-27
8. Old Testament | Isaiah 41:10
A few more messages of help and hope:
Old Testament | 2 Chronicles 32:7-8 ~ Be strong and courageous, be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is with him: for there be more with us than with him: With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the LORD our God to help us, and to fight our battles. And the people rested themselves upon the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.
Old Testament | Psalms 12:1 ~ HELP, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.
New Testament | Hebrews 13:6 ~ So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
Old Testament | Psalms 37:39-40 ~ But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble. And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.
Old Testament | Psalms 46:1 ~ GOD is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Old Testament | Psalms 28:7 ~ The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
Old Testament | Isaiah 49:8 ~ Thus saith the LORD, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee: and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;
New Testament | Romans 8:26 ~ Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession
Doctrine and Covenants | Section 109:43–44 ~ O Lord, we delight not in the destruction of our fellow men; their souls are precious before thee; But thy word must be fulfilled. Help thy servants to say, with thy grace assisting them: Thy will be done, O Lord, and not ours.

Sunday, July 11, 2021

“The Judas Thing”*

[*Words of Dallas Jenkins (creator, writer, director of the TV series: The Chosen**) during his interview with Luke Dimyan, the actor portraying Judas Iscariot.***]

How prescient, in this season of COVID-19 (and escalating variants), that Episode 8 of Season 2 of The Chosen should introduce us to Judas. I say prescient because it seems that more and more “Judas” choices are being presented to us by the authorities and world powers:
• whom will we believe?
• whom will we trust?
• whom will we obey?
• how will we perceive / respond to unfolding latter-day tests and trials?
Prescient too because the prime activity of the adversary through all ages has been to trigger the Judas element in each of us, and the recent turning of things upside down has revealed more fears, divisions, angers, contentions, confusions, and tyrannies within ourselves and our society than we could ever have imagined.

As I posited in a prior post: Are we facing our own individual, third temptation?1 being promised the world if we will place our trust in the promises of science pscience?2

But perhaps, equally dangerous as believing or trusting in world powers and authorities is to trust in our own perceptions and expectations of how God is going to (or should) use and resolve all this for the blessing of His children. I do not know how The Chosen will eventually present the motives that propelled Judas to do what he did, but I wonder if we were given a hint about inappropriate intervening in the Old Testament story of Uzzah.3

Uzzah, along with his brother Ahio, sons of the Levite Abinadab, were driving a new cart carrying the sacred ark of the covenant. Uzzah, perceiving sudden danger to the ark when the oxen stumbled, stretched his hand to intervene and “God smote him for his error.” Many are troubled by this consequence for an understandably normal reaction to fear or expectation, but there is obviously, in God's justice, something in the story about inappropriate intervening, even as in Christ's rebukes to Simon Peter.5

Was Judas attempting to inappropriately intervene because of some fear or expectation? Is that “the Judas thing”? How many times do we intervene or permit or sanction an intervention because our perceptions are confined to this world? because seeing, we see not that the arm of God is already outstretched to save the situation and instead, we stretch out our arm to override His?

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**“The Chosen is a television drama based on the life of Jesus, created, directed and co-written by American filmmaker Dallas Jenkins. It is the first multi-season series about the life of Jesus, and season one was the highest crowd-funded TV series or film project of all time.[1][2] The series' creators stated that they had hoped to distinguish the new series from previous portrayals of Jesus by crafting a multi-season, episode-based story.[3] The series portrays Jesus "through the eyes of those who met him".[4] In addition to VidAngel and its own app, the series airs on several streaming services.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chosen_%28TV_series%29
***https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judas_Iscariot

1. https://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.com/2021/03/the-three-temptations-2021-conversion
2. Pscience is based, not on facts, observations, method, experiment, and truth, but on agendas sustaining the pursuit and protection of power, gain, glory, and domination.
https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2021/06/death-of-science-tyranny-of-pscience.html
https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2020/10/pscience.html
3. Old Testament | 2 Samuel 6:3-7 ~ 3 And they set the ark of God upon a new cart, and brought it out of the house of Abinadab that was in Gibeah: and Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, drave the new cart. 4 And they brought it out of the house of Abinadab which was at Gibeah, accompanying the ark of God: and Ahio went before the ark. 5 And David and all the house of Israel played before the LORD on all manner of instruments made of fir wood, even on harps, and on psalteries, and on timbrels, and on cornets, and on cymbals. 6 ¶ And when they came to Nachon's threshingfloor, Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the oxen shook it. 7 And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzzah; and God smote him there for his error; and there he died by the ark of God.
Old Testament | 1 Chronicles 13:7-10 ~ 7 And they carried the ark of God in a new cart out of the house of Abinadab: and Uzza and Ahio drave the cart.8 And David and all Israel played before God with all their might, and with singing, and with harps, and with psalteries, and with timbrels, and with cymbals, and with trumpets. 9 ¶ And when they came unto the threshingfloor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the ark; for the oxen stumbled. 10 And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzza, and he smote him, because he put his hand to the ark: and there he died before God.
Doctrine and Covenants | Section 85:8 ~ 8 While that man, who was called of God and appointed, that putteth forth his hand to steady the ark of God, shall fall by the shaft of death, like as a tree that is smitten by the vivid shaft of lightning.
4. Abinadab (father of Ahio and Uzzah) ~ https://biblia.com/factbook/Abinadab-(father-of-Ahio)
5. New Testament | Matthew 16:21-23 ~ 21 ¶ From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day. 22 Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee. 23 But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
New Testament | John 18:10-11 ~ 10 Then Simon Peter having a sword drew it, and smote the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant's name was Malchus. 11 Then said Jesus unto Peter, Put up thy sword into the sheath: the cup which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it?
New Testament | Matthew 26:51-54 ~ 51 And, behold, one of them which were with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck a servant of the high priest's, and smote off his ear. 52 Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword. 53 Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels? 54 But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Déjà Vu Duty? Like Unto 1839?

For those breathing easy with the lifting of many COVID restrictions, it might be advisable to pay attention to the predicative programming headlines1 that are prepping / psy-oping us for a coming dark, devastating winter (perhaps preceded by a global, devastating, grid-failure (“cyber-attack”) during an inescapable (geoengineered) summer heatwave on heatwave.2 The predicted, (promised) cyber-attack3 is just one more (table-topped) stress-scenario designed to drive humanity and civilization toward complete breakdown.

Alpha & Omega

So as we press onward from delta (4th letter of the Greek alphabet) to omega (the last letter)4 perhaps we should reread a revelation (directive) from 1839 concerning another of the repeating episodes of crimes against humanity that have plagued human events forever. So many empires have imploded because they refused to sufficiently discern and expose the evil5 in their midst (which is not excusable by the evil in their enemies6). We become irate when our enemies lie, cheat, steal, torture, and murder, but when one of our own confesses in open forum, we laugh and applaud.7 This whole pandemic narrative is one of lying, cheating, stealing, torture, murder, power-pursuit, and gain. We have refused to discern, expose, and prosecute the evil that has now got above us8 till our nations are ripe for destruction9 as foretold by the great Alpha & Omega.

If we ever come to learn the depth of evil we have refused to discern, expose, and prosecute, we may then understand how the “dark and blackening deeds are enough to make hell itself shudder, and to stand aghast and pale, and the hands of the very devil to tremble and palsy.” That is how bad men / women and things can and have become; how blind and deaf we have been.

Perhaps 1839 has become 2021 via a technocratic, global explosion. So, if we have “awakened to a sense of our awful situation,” do we have a duty like unto 1839? a duty to lay all these crimes against humanity before men and God?
1 AND again, we would suggest for your consideration the propriety of all the saints [world penitents] gathering up a knowledge of all the facts, and sufferings and abuses put upon them by the people of this State [nation, agency, secret combination];
2 And also of all the property and amount of damages which they have sustained, both of character and personal injuries, as well as real property;
3 And also the names of all persons that have had a hand in their oppressions, as far as they can get hold of them and find them out.
4 And perhaps a committee can be appointed to find out these things, and to take statements and affidavits; and also to gather up the libelous publications that are afloat;
5 And all that are in the magazines, and in the encyclopedias, and all the libelous histories that are published, and are writing, and by whom, and present the whole concatenation of diabolical rascality and nefarious and murderous impositions that have been practised upon this people [of every nation, kindred, and tongue]—
6 That we may not only publish to all the world, but present them to the heads of government [to establish their culpability and liability] in all their dark and hellish hue, as the last effort which is enjoined on us by our Heavenly Father, before we can fully and completely claim that promise which shall call him forth from his hiding place; and also that the whole nation may be left without excuse before he can send forth the power of his mighty arm.
7 It is an imperative duty that we owe to God, to angels, with whom we shall be brought to stand, and also to ourselves, to our wives and children, who have been made to bow down with grief, sorrow, and care, under the most damning hand of murder, tyranny, and oppression, supported and urged on and upheld by the influence of that spirit which hath so strongly riveted the creeds of the fathers, who have inherited lies, upon the hearts of the children, and filled the world with confusion, and has been growing stronger and stronger, and is now the very mainspring of all corruption, and the whole earth groans under the weight of its iniquity.
8 It is an iron yoke, it is a strong band; they are the very handcuffs, and chains, and shackles, and fetters of hell.
9 Therefore it is an imperative duty that we owe, not only to our own wives and children, but to the widows and fatherless, whose husbands and fathers have been murdered under its iron hand;
10 Which dark and blackening deeds are enough to make hell itself shudder, and to stand aghast and pale, and the hands of the very devil to tremble and palsy.
11 And also it is an imperative duty that we owe to all the rising generation, and to all the pure in heart—
12 For there are many yet on the earth among all sects, parties, and denominations, who are blinded by the subtle craftiness of men, whereby they lie in wait to deceive, and who are only kept from the truth because they know not where to find it—
13 Therefore, that we should waste and wear out our lives in bringing to light all the hidden things of darkness, wherein we know them; and they are truly manifest from heaven—
14 These should then be attended to with great earnestness.
15 Let no man count them as small things; for there is much which lieth in futurity, pertaining to the saints, which depends upon these things.
16 You know, brethren, that a very large ship is benefited very much by a very small helm in the time of a storm, by being kept workways with the wind and the waves.
17 Therefore, dearly beloved brethren, let us cheerfully do all things that lie in our power; and then may we stand still, with the utmost assurance, to see the salvation of God, and for his arm to be revealed.10
Let us “waste and wear out our lives in bringing to light all the hidden things of darkness, wherein we know them”; attend to discernment with great earnestness; and “do all things that lie in our power,” including fervent prayer for the arm of the Lord to be revealed.

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1. Predictive Programming
Newsweek cover of
May 21 – 28, 2021
Source image in Footnote 1.a.

   a. - Newsweek cover of 5/21 – 5/28/2021 at https://www.zinio.com/ca/newsweek/console-8421-232382-i514850
   b. - Opinion: We could see a winter comeback of covid-19 if we don’t get more Americans vaccinated now Opinion by Leana S. Wen Contributing columnist May 6, 2021 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/05/06/we-could-see-winter-comeback-covid-19-if-we-dont-get-more-americans-vaccinated-now/
   c. - Two gaps to fill for the 2021-2022 winter wave of COVID-19 cases (Maciej F. Boni Associate Professor of Biology, Penn State | Disclosure statement Maciej F. Boni receives funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation | March 3, 2021 https://theconversation.com/two-gaps-to-fill-for-the-2021-2022-winter-wave-of-covid-19-cases-156169
   d. - Here's What Experts Think Will Happen To Covid Come Winter: One question hangs in the back of our minds: will cases spike again this winter, marking a return to stricter lockdown measures? By Natasha Hinde 17/03/2021 | https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/will-covid-be-back-in-winter_uk_604b78f4c5b65bed87da0d7c
   e. - COVID-19: UK should prepare now for 'difficult autumn' and 'hard winter', warns Public Health England official: Dr Susan Hopkins says the population may have less immunity to other respiratory viruses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By David Mercer, news reporter | 8 March 2021 | https://news.sky.com/story/covid-19-uk-should-prepare-for-difficult-autumn-warns-public-health-england-official-12238728
  f. - Chris Whitty warns Covid lockdown measures may be needed next winter as virus ‘won’t disappear by spring’ | By Abbianca Makoni | 05 January 2021 | https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/christ-whitty-covid-lockdown-next-winter-b703672.html
   g. - Will we go into lockdown again in autumn? | BY MELIH ALTINOK | JUN 03, 2021 | https://www.dailysabah.com/opinion/columns/will-we-go-into-lockdown-again-in-autumn
   h. - As Covid dissipates in the U.S., cold and flu viruses may return with a vengeance | By Helen Branswell | May 27, 2021 | https://www.statnews.com/2021/05/27/as-covid-dissipates-cold-flu-viruses-return-vengeance-2/
   i. - When the next pandemic hits, scientists aim to have a vaccine already: Here's how Researchers are trying to develop more universal vaccines to be ready for the next coronavirus | Emily Chung · CBC News|· Posted: Feb 12, 2021 | https://www.cbc.ca/news/science/next-pandemic-vaccine-1.5908926?ref=mobilerss&cmp=newsletter_CBC%20News%20Top%20Headlines%20%20%E2%80%93%20Morning_1613_241401
   j. Public health agency warns of fall COVID resurgence if delta variant becomes dominant strain | Darren Major · CBC News · Posted: Jun 25, 2021 | https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/fall-resurgence-delta-variant-public-health-agency-1.6080357?ref=mobilerss&cmp=newsletter_CBC%20News%20Top%20Headlines%20%20%E2%80%93%20Morning_1613_285522 
2. Recognize how a grid failure in heat can be more catastrophic than in winter, resulting in prolonged losses of
   ▪ communication (cell phones, internet, zoom-meets, radio / TV, etc.)
   ▪ home and water heating / cooling, lighting, cooking, freezers, fridges, food
   ▪ transportation (vehicle electronics, fuel pumping & access, food transport, preservation, access, travel, etc.)
   ▪ banking, price scanning, buying & selling transactions
   ▪ many hospital & emergency services, water pumping, sewage treatment
   ▪ manufacturing, business, & school capability
   ▪ housing and business access in apartments, high rises, etc
   ▪ etc.
3. https://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.com/2020/08/catastrophe-prophets-profits.html (see especially example 3.)
Episode 403 – Meet the World Economic Forum | TheCorbettReport | June 12, 2021 | Time 1:09:57) at https://www.corbettreport.com/wef/
4. https://moc-n-dox.blogspot.com/2021/06/delta-variant.html
5. Discerning What Is Evil: Milk or Strong Meat? https://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.com/2021/04/milk-or-strong-meat.html
6. Doctrine and Covenants | Section 10:25-28 ~ Yea, he [Satan] saith unto them: Deceive and lie in wait to catch, that ye may destroy; behold, this is no harm. And thus he flattereth them, and telleth them that it is no sin to lie that they may catch a man in a lie, that they may destroy him. 26 And thus he flattereth them, and leadeth them along until he draggeth their souls down to hell; and thus he causeth them to catch themselves in their own snare. 27 And thus he goeth up and down, to and fro in the earth, seeking to destroy the souls of men. 28 Verily, verily, I say unto you, wo be unto him that lieth to deceive because he supposeth that another lieth to deceive, for such are not exempt from the justice of God. (Bold emphasis added.)
7. https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2020/01/lost-soul-of-america.html
8. Book of Mormon | Ether 8:23-24 ~ Wherefore, O ye Gentiles, it is wisdom in God that these things should be shown unto you, that thereby ye may repent of your sins, and suffer not that these murderous combinations shall get above you, which are built up to get power and gain—and the work, yea, even the work of destruction come upon you, yea, even the sword of the justice of the Eternal God shall fall upon you, to your overthrow and destruction if ye shall suffer these things to be. 24 Wherefore, the Lord commandeth you, when ye shall see these things come among you that ye shall awake to a sense of your awful situation, because of this secret combination which shall be among you; or wo be unto it, because of the blood of them who have been slain; for they cry from the dust for vengeance upon it, and also upon those who built it up.
9. For those who think the blame for corruption or contagion lies with Russian or China, or some other, remember that the Nephites thought the blame lay with the Lamanites, in déjà vu of all falling / fallen nations and empires. For criminals and their organizations, the blame lies somewhere other than self and all their crimes were necessitated for good cause or self-defense.  Are the USA, Britain, Israel, Canada, etc., etc., any different?
10. Doctrine and Covenants | Section 123:1-17

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Forsake: Conscience or Community?

(Will it indeed come to this?)

What will you do if someone you love says: “Until you [Mom and Dad] get the [double-dose, experimental] COVID vaccine, we [your son, daughter-in-law, and four grandchildren] will not visit you”?1 

What if your awareness of:
▪ science vs pscience;2
▪ history;3
▪ the natural man;4
▪ secret combinations for power and gain;5
▪ warnings about secret combinations;6
▪ warnings from thousands of credible professionals;7
▪ the spirit of discernment;8
PLUS your conscience forbids you to “trust in the arm of flesh;”9

Can we even conceive that Life might come down to a personal knowledge, conviction, and witness10 versus a loved one, or a long-term affiliation, or social expectation?

Perhaps Christ already put us on notice about a situation such as this? that we would be required to choose between trust in God and trust in or love for some person or people? Could these words apply to the tragic divisions now manifesting in this global COVID-19 scenario?
34 Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
35 For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.
36 And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.
37 He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
38 And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.
39 He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.11

51 Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division:
52 For from henceforth there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.
53 The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.12

25 ¶ And there went great multitudes with him [Jesus]: and he turned, and said unto them,
26 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
27 And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.13
And what is the promise for choosing God?
29 And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.14
Can we even conceive that we might be in the midst of prophecy unfolding? in the midst of Jesus' great divide? that the choice “to be or not to be” a disciple is here and unavoidable?

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1. Words said to a friend of mine by her son, but for others of us, the speaker could be any number of people, institutions, businesses, governments, etc. demanding compliance to a repetitive, medical procedure in order to "earn rights and privileges" necessary to life.
2. https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2020/10/pscience.html
https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2019/03/the-science-of-science-fraud.html
pscience: also known as the repetition of opinion presented as science in support of a power-gain-glory-control agenda.
3. https://voices-from-the-dust.blogspot.com/
https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2021/03/the-conspiracy-option.html
4. https://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.com/2010/05/natural-man.html
5. Book of Mormon | 2 Nephi 26:22 ~  An d there are also secret combinations, even as in times of old, according to the combinations of the devil, for he is the founder of all these things; yea, the founder of murder, and works of darkness; yea, and he leadeth them by the neck with a flaxen cord, until he bindeth them with his strong cords forever.
Pearl of Great Price | Moses 5:51 ~  For, from the days of Cain, there was a secret combination, and their works were in the dark, and they knew every man his brother.
6. Book of Mormon | Ether 8:18 – 25 ~ 18 And it came to pass that they formed a secret combination, even as they of old; which combination is most abominable and wicked above all, in the sight of God;
19 For the Lord worketh not in secret combinations, neither doth he will that man should shed blood, but in all things hath forbidden it, from the beginning of man.
20 And now I, Moroni, do not write the manner of their oaths and combinations, for it hath been made known unto me that they are had among all people, and they are had among the Lamanites.
21 And they have caused the destruction of this people of whom I am now speaking, and also the destruction of the people of Nephi.
22 And whatsoever nation shall uphold such secret combinations, to get power and gain, until they shall spread over the nation, behold, they shall be destroyed; for the Lord will not suffer that the blood of his saints, which shall be shed by them, shall always cry unto him from the ground for vengeance upon them and yet he avenge them not.
23 Wherefore, O ye Gentiles, it is wisdom in God that these things should be shown unto you, that thereby ye may repent of your sins, and suffer not that these murderous combinations shall get above you, which are built up to get power and gain—and the work, yea, even the work of destruction come upon you, yea, even the sword of the justice of the Eternal God shall fall upon you, to your overthrow and destruction if ye shall suffer these things to be.
24 Wherefore, the Lord commandeth you, when ye shall see these things come among you that ye shall awake to a sense of your awful situation, because of this secret combination which shall be among you; or wo be unto it, because of the blood of them who have been slain; for they cry from the dust for vengeance upon it, and also upon those who built it up.
25 For it cometh to pass that whoso buildeth it up seeketh to overthrow the freedom of all lands, nations, and countries; and it bringeth to pass the destruction of all people, for it is built up by the devil, who is the father of all lies; even that same liar who beguiled our first parents, yea, even that same liar who hath caused man to commit murder from the beginning; who hath hardened the hearts of men that they have murdered the prophets, and stoned them, and cast them out from the beginning.
7. A few of many possible:
https://childrenshealthdefense.org/
https://rumble.com/vhag6d-canadian-doctors-speaking-out-protecting-our-children-from-harm.html
https://rumble.com/vgdl3f-dr-reiner-fuellmich-international-lawyer-has-all-the-evidence-that-pandemic.html
https://lawyers4truth.ca/
Plus, review footnotes at https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2021/04/open-letter-to-reverend-greg.html https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2021/02/the-people-of-non-consent.html
8. New Testament | Hebrews 5:12-14 ~ 12 For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat. 13 For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. 14 But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
9. Book of Mormon | 2 Nephi 4:34 ~ O Lord, I have trusted in thee, and I will trust in thee forever. I will not put my trust in the arm of flesh; for I know that cursed is he that putteth his trust in the arm of flesh. Yea, cursed is he that putteth his trust in man or maketh flesh his arm.
10. In a similar response to that of Joseph Smith and Paul the Apostle where conviction of a thing precludes denial:
Pearl of Great Price | JS-History 1:24–26 ~ 24 ~ However, it was nevertheless a fact that I had beheld a vision. I have thought since, that I felt much like Paul, when he made his defense before King Agrippa, and related the account of the vision he had when he saw a light, and heard a voice; but still there were but few who believed him; some said he was dishonest, others said he was mad; and he was ridiculed and reviled. But all this did not destroy the reality of his vision. He had seen a vision, he knew he had, and all the persecution under heaven could not make it otherwise; and though they should persecute him unto death, yet he knew, and would know to his latest breath, that he had both seen a light and heard a voice speaking unto him, and all the world could not make him think or believe otherwise. 25 So it was with me. I had actually seen a light, and in the midst of that light I saw two Personages, and they did in reality speak to me; and though I was hated and persecuted for saying that I had seen a vision, yet it was true; and while they were persecuting me, reviling me, and speaking all manner of evil against me falsely for so saying, I was led to say in my heart: Why persecute me for telling the truth? I have actually seen a vision; and who am I that I can withstand God, or why does the world think to make me deny what I have actually seen? For I had seen a vision; I knew it, and I knew that God knew it, and I could not deny it, neither dared I do it; at least I knew that by so doing I would offend God, and come under condemnation. 26 I had now got my mind satisfied so far as the sectarian world was concerned—that it was not my duty to join with any of them, but to continue as I was until further directed. I had found the testimony of James to be true—that a man who lacked wisdom might ask of God, and obtain, and not be upbraided.
11. New Testament | Matthew 10:34-39
12. New Testament | Luke 12:51-53
13. New Testament | Luke 14:25-27
14. New Testament | Matthew 19:29; Mark 10:29

Friday, May 21, 2021

The New Creed | The New Persecutors | The New Faith

(Though G.K. Chesterton* published these words in relation to Eugenics in 1922, how aptly they apply to 2021. Prescience from nigh 100 years ago.)

The thing that really is trying to tyrannise through government is Science. The thing that really does use the secular arm is Science. And the creed that really is levying tithes and capturing schools, the creed that really is enforced by fine and imprisonment, the creed that really is proclaimed not in sermons but in statutes, and spread not by pilgrims but by policemen—that creed is the great but disputed system of thought which began with Evolution and has ended in Eugenics. Materialism is really our established Church; for the Government will really help it to persecute its heretics. Vaccination, in its hundred years of experiment, has been disputed almost as much as baptism in its approximate two thousand. But it seems quite natural to our politicians to enforce vaccination; and it would seem to them madness to enforce baptism.**

I am not frightened of the word "persecution" when it is attributed to the churches; nor is it in the least as a term of reproach that I attribute it to the men of science. It is as a term of legal fact. If it means the imposition by the police of a widely disputed theory, incapable of final proof—then our priests are not now persecuting, but our doctors are. The imposition of such dogmas constitutes a State Church—in an older and stronger sense than any that can be applied to any supernatural Church to-day. There are still places where the religious minority is forbidden to assemble or to teach in this way or that; and yet more where it is excluded from this or that public post. But I cannot now recall any place where it is compelled by the criminal law to go through the rite of the official religion. Even the Young Turks did not insist on all Macedonians being circumcised.**
So:
▪ if science (or perhaps more accurately pscience1) has joined with the new “State Church”;
▪ if we accept that our God-given rights and freedoms can be denied by the State Church whenever a plague / pandemic is threatened or needed;
▪ if MSM and PHOs have become our daily truth- and trust-trove;
▪ if many of us have fearfully transitioned into blindly trusting the labcoats;
▪ if we imagine we have the right to compel others to convert to the new faith or shame them into “obedience” by using words like love, care, don't-be-selfish, do-your-Christian-duty, etc., etc.;
▪ if we can pretend that vaxx-passports are not coercive and tyrannical;
can we honestly claim that our pre-2020 faith is the same as post-2020? What happened to “We believe ... Psalm 91”?
1 HE that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;
6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.
9 Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;
10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.
15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.
16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.
Yes, people are tragically dying (more tragically than most will allow themselves to know because they refuse to discern the strategies of evil2) — dying (physically and spirituality) because WE let the evil get above us that we were commanded not to allow.3 And to add to that evil, naïve, fearful believers (in the narratives that “nature-is-doing-this” and mandates-are-science-based) are demanding that non-believers in those narratives become complaint, complicit, mandate-modelling manikins for the powers, and thus to become hypocrites. The whole world is being asked to live a great lie — not that death is not happening — but that death and despair are being designed and propelled at break-neck speed because the adversary knows he has but a short time,4 while we pretend it's flawed Mother Nature with science-saviors riding to the rescue.

And so we “non-believers” know (pursuant to history) that persecution will come by our very friends, family, neighbors, leaders, and public servants5 because we will not convert to the new faith of trusting in experimental pscience and the narrative of the renewed State Church. The promises of Psalm 91 will be our hope and trust, but like Shadrach and friends, we say:
17 ... our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O [state].
18 But if not, be it known unto thee, O [state], that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up [to plunder the wealth and future of mankind].6
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*Gilbert Keith Chesterton KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) was an English writer,[2] philosopher, lay theologian, and literary and art critic. He has been referred to as the "prince of paradox".[3] Time magazine observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out."[4] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._K._Chesterton

**(Page #s not available in the html, but a “Control F” with key word should find each individual paragraph. Bold emphasis added.
Eugenics and Other Evils by G.K. Chesterton. Cassell and Company, Limited London, New York, Toronto & Melbourne, 1922 at https://www.gutenberg.org/files/25308/25308-h/25308-h.htm
Additional relevant Chesterton paragraph: Now here we find ourselves confronted with an amazing fact. When, in the past, opinions so arguable have been enforced by State violence, it has been at the instigation of fanatics who held them for fixed and flaming certainties. If truths could not be evaded by their enemies, neither could they be altered even by their friends. But what are the certain truths that the secular arm must now lift the sword to enforce? Why, they are that very mass of bottomless questions and bewildered answers that we have been studying in the last chapters—questions whose only interest is that they are trackless and mysterious; answers whose only glory is that they are tentative and new. The devotee boasted that he would never abandon the faith; and therefore he persecuted for the faith. But the doctor of science actually boasts that he will always abandon a hypothesis; and yet he persecutes for the hypothesis. The Inquisitor violently enforced his creed, because it was unchangeable. The savant enforces it violently because he may change it the next day.**

(All bold emphasis added.)
1. https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2020/10/pscience.html
See also: https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2019/03/the-science-of-science-fraud.html
https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2016/09/one-more-nail.html
2. https://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.com/2021/04/milk-or-strong-meat.html
3. Book of Mormon | Ether 8:22-25 ~ 22 And whatsoever nation shall uphold such secret combinations, to get power and gain, until they shall spread over the nation, behold, they shall be destroyed; for the Lord will not suffer that the blood of his saints, which shall be shed by them, shall always cry unto him from the ground for vengeance upon them and yet he avenge them not. 23 Wherefore, O ye Gentiles, it is wisdom in God that these things should be shown unto you, that thereby ye may repent of your sins, and suffer not that these murderous combinations shall get above you, which are built up to get power and gain—and the work, yea, even the work of destruction come upon you, yea, even the sword of the justice of the Eternal God shall fall upon you, to your overthrow and destruction if ye shall suffer these things to be. 24 Wherefore, the Lord commandeth you, when ye shall see these things come among you that ye shall awake to a sense of your awful situation, because of this secret combination which shall be among you; or wo be unto it, because of the blood of them who have been slain; for they cry from the dust for vengeance upon it, and also upon those who built it up. 25 For it cometh to pass that whoso buildeth it up seeketh to overthrow the freedom of all lands, nations, and countries; and it bringeth to pass the destruction of all people, for it is built up by the devil, who is the father of all lies;
4. New Testament | Revelation 12:12 ~ Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
5https://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.com/2021/04/our-fragile-goodness.html
6Old Testament | Daniel 3:17-18

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

This Is Not a Movie!

But if it were a movie, most of us would leave the theatre recognizing we had just watched a cinematic work scripted and directed with detailed plan and purpose. In fact, if all this were happening on a movie screen, would the ubiquitous conflict between good versus evil1 seem more real? more discernible?

If we sat down for one hour and sketched a rough outline plot for a movie titled, COVID 19,2 what dramatic situation would we choose to tell the COVID story? Who would our heroes be?

Georges Polti in his book The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations3 claims there are only 36 basic plots that drive an endless variety of story ideas. Polti may be right about 36 for other writers have apparently tried to come up with one outside his 36 and have not (so far as I know) succeeded. Brief summaries of his dramatic situations (DSs) can be found here and here.4

But from what I know and have studied about the science and history of power, Polti's DS-#30 has been the primary plot since before creation and is the plot now driving the global COVID narrative. It is the plot of the one Isaiah described as:
For thou [O Lucifer] hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.5
DS-#30 is Ambition: 1) an Ambitious Person; 2) a Thing Coveted; 3) an Adversary — the Ambitious Person seeks the Thing Coveted and is opposed by an Adversary.

Ambition is the passion — the obsession — of the Domination System (DS2) and if those who watch movies on a regular basis analyzed each story line, ambition for power, gain, and glory would rank high, and would, with minor variations,6 endlessly retell the story of Domination, except, according to the political theorist, Hannah Arendt, the Twentieth Century has introduced us to new levels of dominating evil.
“For Arendt, the totalitarian regimes of Hitler and Stalin were quite different to the tyrannies and dictatorships of the past, which merely sought to control populations. The most striking aspect of totalitarianism is that “it is let loose when all organized opposition has died down and the totalitarian ruler knows that he no longer need be afraid.” Stalin began his great purges, for instance, only in 1934 when all potential opposition had been executed or sent to the Gulag. The totalitarian leader is not content simply to control the population; he seeks to control hearts and minds, so that the leader, the state, and the people are as one. This not only requires great organization on a mass scale, but brings with it new levels of evil, since the individual means nothing and every kind of state crime can be justified.”7
Take some time to ponder which Dramatic Situation you would use to tell the COVID story. Does it account for all the unfolding events? What are the new levels of cruelty and evil we are witnessing? acquiescing to? demanding in the name of safety?

Why is it so easy to cheer on and identify with those resisting domination and power abuse in movies and yet, when the alleged enemy is reduced to an invisible virus, we accept the Goliath, fear-pumped narrative and stone David?

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1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conflict_between_good_and_evil
2. For a simple movie poster already drafted according to my perspective , see https://moc-n-dox.blogspot.com/2021/05/movie-poster-covid-19-84.html
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thirty-Six_Dramatic_Situations Georges Polti (1867–1946)
4. https://www.futilitycloset.com/2021/01/26/the-thirty-six-dramatic-situations/
https://gordianplot.fandom.com/wiki/The_Thirty-Six_Dramatic_Situations
5. Old Testament | Isaiah 14:13-14
6. For example: The Matrix, Harry Potter, The Princess Bride, Star Wars, The Lion King, Lord of the Rings, James Bond, etc., etc.
7. Hannah Arendt as quoted / summarized in Tom Butler-Bowdon's 50 Politics Classics (50 Classics) (Kindle Locations 981-987). Quercus. Kindle Edition. (Bold emphasis added.)

Saturday, May 1, 2021

“The Greater Good”??

(Or is it time for “Mayday, mayday, mayday!”*)
4 And God saw the light, that it was good: ...
10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good. ...
12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good. ...
17 And God set them [two great lights and the stars] in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,
18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good. ...
21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good. ...
25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
26 ¶ And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: ...
28 And God blessed them [male and female], ...
31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. ...**
Yes, once upon a time, God observed that every thing He made was “good” and “very good.” But soon, men & women decided every thing was not good enough, which (to make a long story short) brings us through millennia of “better” ideas and “altruistic” experimentation to 2021 AD.

And so, for the sake of idyllic peace and security long conceived by ambitious powers, the time has finally arrived to reset all things to a better system (in the eyes of the Domination-System). In pious service to “man's search for happiness”:
● war-mongers and profiteers decry war;
● eugenicists and geoengineers denounce climate disaster;
● virus and vaxx patent-holders “battle” disease; and
● every COVID death is pronounced a devastation.
Thus, in the spirit of Utopian deception, every external claim obscures its inverse essence. And in our innocence and / or ignorance, we line-up for repeating shots of hopium** (with adjuvants).

God's good is forgotten in the fear of man's unacknowledged gain-of-function experiments and creations. Man's mission has become to reset Nature (Mother, Human, and Beast) to a binary, controllable, on-off servitor of the powers.

In the Dom-Sys view, if they could just get control of “choice” and debate, which is demonstrably too chaotic, divisive, and disruptive, every life could be happy instead of “nasty, brutish, and short.” And since “the greater good” has now been technified:
● trans-humanism,
● gene therapy,
● psycho / pharmaceutical therapy,
● synthetic food,
● geoengineering,
● 24/7 surveillance and tracking,
● nigh (promised) immortality,
● etc., etc.,
we are only bound by the reach of our imaginations. Here is a brief glimpse of one “better” imagined future.



Bio-Barcodes: GMO Spores Hidden in Food to Track Supply Chain
(Ice Age Farmer | 29 April 2021 | Time 13:23 min.) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKTDAetNjlA

See Also: Oregon Bill to BAN Livestock - Stunning War on Farming/Ranching (Ice Age Farmer | 23 April 2021 Time 12:56 min.) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b98_Ue0sS2A
In the event of YT censorship: see Ice Age Farmer on Bitchute, Odysee, or https://www.iceagefarmer.com/

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*Mayday is an emergency procedure word used internationally as a distress signal in voice-procedure radio communications.
It is used to signal a life-threatening emergency primarily by aviators and mariners, but in some countries local organizations such as firefighters, police forces, and transportation organizations also use the term. Convention requires the word be repeated three times in a row during the initial emergency declaration ("Mayday mayday mayday") to prevent it being mistaken for some similar-sounding phrase under noisy conditions, and to distinguish an actual mayday call from a message about a mayday call. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayday
May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on 1 May or the first Monday of May. It is an ancient festival of spring[1] and a current traditional spring holiday in many European cultures. Dances, singing, and cake are usually part of the festivities. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_Day

**Old Testament | Genesis 1:1–31 (Full text:)
1 IN the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
6 ¶ And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.
8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
9 ¶ And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.
10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
13 And the evening and the morning were the third day.
14 ¶ And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:
15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.
16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,
18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.
20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.
21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.
23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.
24 ¶ And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
26 ¶ And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
29 ¶ And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

***(hope that it won't kill us; maim us; make us more susceptible to other disease; irrevocably change our God-created DNA; be counted a “trusting in the arm of flesh”; and that it will restore our inalienable rights and freedoms; etc., etc.,)