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8 Hope of Israel Ministries BIBLE Correspondence Course Lesson 5

Symbols of Sun and Devil Worship: Snake-head
carvings on the temple of Quetzalcoatl in Mexico
are symbolic of the Devil. Pyramid to the sun-god similar to the one at
Chich’n Itza, Mexico, were erected by native
Of this pagan perversion your Bible
says: “When they (the people of early times)
KNEW GOD (for archaeological records show
that the world did know YEHOVAH God
immediately after the flood -- and they knew of
the Garden of Eden) they ... changed the glory of
the uncorruptible God into an image made like
unto corruptible man, and to birds, and
four-footed beasts, and CREEPING THINGS
(the SERPENT MAINLY -- for it had the
Devil’s SUPERnatural influence on man to
make it seem MORE attractive than the
OTHERS SUN included, for its worship was
especially promoted by Satan) more than the
Creator ..." (Romans 1:21-25).
In this sort of perverted fashion Satan,
the serpent, secondhandedly received the The “Sun Stone” -- ancient Aztec calendar. Notice
worship and adoration he craved. sun depicted in center.
But of most use and advantage to Satan
was the fact that he increased the
IMPORTANCE of the great, fiery, lifeless SUN The Origin of Today’s Week and SUNday
in the eyes of mankind! For Satan was gradually
and stealthily laying the foundation for the When YEHOVAH God originally gave
introduction of the DAY of the sun -- SUNday! man His SEVEN-DAY week it was pegged to
This offset the “brightness” that he lost when he the lunar calendar like the rest of His Holy Days.
rebelled against YEHOVAH God to end up with He SIMPLY NUMBERED each day “the FIRST
merely a DULL RED serpentine body. day,” “the SECOND day,” etc. (Genesis 1:5, 8,
13, 19, 23, 31 -- last two words in each verse).

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