New York City is the best place in the world. Boston is on par in my opinion. But there is something just so spectacularly special about NYC. I am yet to find a person who disagrees.
One of the first places one runs to when visiting NYC is the Statue of Liberty. Admittedly, in my mind’s eye I expected her head to be bigger. I found it rather cramped and found my own head getting knocked once or twice. Little did I know that more painful than that is that as soon as you go in, you are cursed. Hear me out – it boils down to history again.
Being a gift from France sounds all friendly and congenial and all but it went much deeper than just a gift of friendship. It originated from the Freemasons. When the statue reached US shores, the Freemasons conducted a Masonic ceremony/ritual over it. Once the base for the statue was laid, the Masonic World website states that “The Grand Master then struck three blows with the gavel and declared the stone duly laid. The elements of consecration, corn, wine and oil, were next presented by R.W.Brothers Lawrence, Vrooman and Ten Eyck.”
On the day it was dedicated, October 28, 1886, we can see that spirits were called down onto the statue: “Charles P. Stone, Grand Marshal, led the 20,000 paraders, including many Masonic Lodges, from 57th Street past President Crover Cleveland’s reviewing stand at Madison Square Park. [Masonic] Brother Henry C. Potter, Episcopal Bishop of New York, gave the Invocation”
The definition of invocation is:
“the act or an instance of invoking, especially an appeal to a higher power for assistance.”
“the act of conjuring up a spirit by incantation”
“a formula for conjuring, incantation”
“a use of spells or verbal charms spoken or sung as a part of a ritual of magic; a written or recited formula of words designed to produce a particular effect” [emphasis mine]
And what effect is that? A curse!
The statue that is supposed to represent liberty and freedom, actually brings about bondage and destruction on every Christian’s life. I have no doubt that this was the true original intention of the Freemasons who came up with the idea of this so-called gift. Its spirits still reside there today.
Should you have entered this statue, I encourage you to break the curse of it over your life and be set free in Jesus mighty name!
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