COMMENTARY: Wholesale idolatory

“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance. Ps. 33.12. “Righteousness exalts a nation but sin is a reproach to any people.” Prov.14.34.

The word of the Lord is absolutely clear, blessed is the nation whose God, whose source, whose sovereign one, whose strength, whose reliance is the Lord God Almighty. So if it says blessed are those whose God is the Lord it means therefore if our nation’s God is not the Lord we are in deep trouble, we are cursed, or will be cursed.

I want to take some time to reflect on a few statements that I have read in the media, issued at the opening of the new West Bridge and at the budget presentation and I really want us as a nation in light of the word of God quoted above, to ask ourselves, are we trying to challenge God and invite his righteous judgement over our nation?

I recall the last time an article was written titled “ Satanism In Dominica” there were varying comments and different shades of opinions. Some agreed that the existence of Satan is real and its foothold on Dominica is obvious. Others believe that Satanism exists only in the imagination of those who think it does.

Statements that doubt the existence of Satan, is what he wants to hear from men whom he has under his hold and influence. Of course, the reason for this is simple: Men’s ignorance about Satan’s existence, assures him that his targets do not yet know about his operations and modus operandi and that his victims are paying no mind to what’s going on around them.

This is akin to the case of a cow being led into the slaughter slab, not realizing he is on the way to becoming meat. Such cows only react to the slaughter on when it is too late for a fight.

Here are two statements made by the Honorable Prime Minister at the opening of the new bridge on May 1, 2017 “Speaking at the
commissioning of the bridge on Monday, May 1, 2017 in Roseau, he stated that the new name must be able to “immortalize this chapter in our nation’s page of history.”

He continued, “Very soon, we shall make public the website to which each of you can go and suggest an appropriate name for this gateway.”

I want to draw our attention to the two words which have been highlighted. Someone may say well what is wrong with this statement, these are just words, and that’s true but words have power.

That’s why the Bible says in Proverbs 18. 21, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue; and they that love it shall eat the fruit of therefore.”

So words have power but not just that, it is very important to not just assume what you think someone means by what they have said but to find the meaning.

The word Immortalize means – to bestow unending fame upon; perpetuate, to make immortal.

The gateway means – means of entry or access.

Having looked up the meaning of these words raises serious questions in my mind and I want to bring to the attention of the general public those questions. Gateways are normally used when referring to Satanism, and they are the points of entry into nations, territories, and people.

The question is if this is a gateway, to whom or what does it give access and what does it give access to? Is it demons, spirits,
evil entities???

The question is why do we want to give unending fame to a bridge? For centuries we have built bridges across this nation and its
understandable, because of the number of rivers but what is so special about this one that it deserves a name and a special name and to be made to receive unending fame?

When something is made immortal or referred to as immortal, this means it is not subject to death or destruction, it cannot perish or decay, forever.

This is nothing but wholesale Idolatry, where as a nation we are all being called to render continuous praise and worship to a bridge. So once the people have named it, it becomes a monument that the people have named to be worshipped annually and will become the “ Second Nebuchadnezzar”, calling his people to worship the image instead of God.

Not only this, but there are serious implications for people entering the website. What does the word “OPM” mean? Not what you think it means, what does it mean and why not a name that is opened? What happens when you enter the website to do your entries? And since it’s a gateway whom are you allowing access to you and things which concerns you, once you have entered the site?

I leave you to figure out the rest.

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  1. A voice in the wilderness
    August 17, 2017

    He who have eyes to see let them see who have ears to hear let them hear.that ears and eyes are more than our physical ones.we need our spiritual eyes n ears open to dicern truth from error.alot of evil is existing in our country and bewitchement but our eyes are closed. Blue or red need Yahweh but when we see the error an evil practices from both sides the truth must each his own but listen and research and see the agender of wicked men open up befor you.shalom it wont take long more will be revealed and babylon system must come down.

  2. Dominica reader
    August 16, 2017

    Do not cross that bridge when it gets there

  3. Primrosette
    August 16, 2017

    Bobb Is so correct!!! Today we can still be enslaved by the white man. They are still selling a white Jesus to us. I believe in spirituality not religion like mister Billy is selling.

    • Guess What?
      August 17, 2017

      Assumption is indeed the lowest level of knowledge. It is acute ignorance for anyone to call Christianity a white man’s religion. In the case of doubt, ask questions. Some of us even came to the conclusion that Israel is Europe’s conspiracy. If you make someone who cannot keep to simple rules to be a ruler, he will draw crooked lines. Freedom of expression does not entitle anyone to their set of facts. They can only be entitled to their set of opinion. So, the Pastor is putting forward a set of fact and I wished you had gone ahead to address the issues he raised. prove him wrong. What do you have as a solution to questionable deaths in our nation? Our farmers are going out of job. No one seem to be caring for them. They cannot export their produce. Young men are going to the farms to steal. I guess to survive but here we are tongue waging about a bridge. Leave the Bridge alone. our Prime Minister should please devote his energy on the economy. No to occultism in governance

  4. righteously Indignant
    August 16, 2017

    It is such ignorance like this that the devil is counting on to fulfill his diabolical plan in the earth. The word says: he comes not but for to kill, steal and destroy and we are seeing a whole lot of that happening today in Dominica, in some of the worse ways. I just want to point out the timing of this article and the Disastrous Penville accident. This is not just a coincidence. The enemy of our souls is raging and still trying to destroy All of our young men and we are refusing to heed God’s warning. We are mocking the prophets and continuing in our own way, but as Jesus said, Unless we repent we shall all likewise perish!!
    Heavenly Father remove the scales from the eyes of our fellow Dominicans that they may see and be able to comprehend the CUNNING CRAFTINESS of the evil one. Remove greed from our lives and let us put you first and the Sons and Daughters you have given unto us, Amen

  5. August 16, 2017

    Orchid # 1″ You need to know reason whenever you read your Bible, it seems that your level of rationalism is very low, Man was not born a DEVIL, man has created the DEVIL within himself by his life living actions, look around you, are babies born evil? don’t evil come into them when getting their senses? If your body is suppose to be the temple of GOD, are you leaving space for the Devil to enter? GOD gave you a mind , why don’t you use your imagination? your trials from HELL to HEAVEN, is based on the life you live in the present, As it is above, is the same below.Bob,

  6. The Calabash
    August 15, 2017

    So much nonsense…..Let’s rely on our sense of right and wrong. Let’s be tireless about education, civic organization, business development and wonderful community spirit and shed all that biblical BS.

    We were not Christians when brought over. Why have we drunk the Kool-Aid more that the slave traders have.?

    • Guess What?
      August 17, 2017

      Whao… reply on right or wrong? You’ve been sold a bubble as the price of diamond. You are suggesting that each person should decide to do what they consider to be right or wrong. Be very sincere about yourself. Have you ever succeeded to keeping yourself to doing what is right? You constantly do what is wrong when your intention is doing what is right. You are in a world where there are spiritual forces, occultism, diabolical activities. Why do you think bad things happen to good people? Why are young people with promising life die in the prime of their youth? Invisible forces, my dear. Witches and wizards. Just take my suggestion. Do you have any crises point in your life which you could not figure out/ Just pray and accept Jesus as your Lord and saviour and pray this prayer: Oh Lord, every wicked power seeking to destroy my life, be paralyzed now in the name of Jesus. Secondly, pray, witches and wizards fighting my life, be paralyzed in Jesus name. You will see wonders

  7. Cowboy
    August 15, 2017

    Silly superstitious nonsense

  8. Blackman
    August 15, 2017

    Very out of context analysis.

  9. Freedom from Bondage
    August 14, 2017

    You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free. Great exposure. They may not want to know the truth, but it is our responsibility to shed light on the truth of what is happening around us. Ignorance is not always bliss. People are destroyed for the lack of knowledge. Listen to wisdom people. Ask God to open your eyes to see and ears to hear.

  10. Orchid#1
    August 14, 2017

    Mr. Sanderson. That is a very interesting article you wrote, it seems someone is listening and seeing what is going on in our country, it is time we all wake up and see the evil that is happening in the country. Where are the churches? are they asleep. I pray that they will wake up before God, begin to send His Wrath on the nation. Keep it up Mr. Sanderson. Looking forward for the next comment.

  11. Orchid#1
    August 14, 2017

    Bob. are you a white man? or a BLACK man, because the comment that you made make no sense, much learning makes one a fool. If you read your bible with understanding, you will see and know we all have a enemy call the Devil, and he will use anyone to do his evil bidding even you who think you know so much, anyway Bob I am praying for you, that you will wake up and soon.

  12. August 14, 2017

    How can an atheist possibly commit idolatry?

  13. Signs of the times
    August 14, 2017

    Mr. Bob you are not making any sense at all. Try to get the real sense of this article.

  14. Emile Dominique
    August 14, 2017

    Immortal means everlasting, will never die and in todays language it means for a very long time.
    Gateway in todays language means the entrance, mothers provide the gateway to life. Pot is the gateway to hard and addictive drugs.
    I just wish to point out that religion and politics do not mix very well. That is why you have terrorism. So let us give to God the things that are God and to Ceasar the things that are Ceasar’s.

    • Emile Dominique
      August 16, 2017

      Any one can quote the bible to make a point, but to use it to demonise a Prime Minister is not doing the work of God. Mr Sanderson is not uplifting the children of God in any way. He seem to regressing to the period when people were burnt alive and stoned to death in the name of Christianity. That was not Christianity that was cult behavior.

    • Guess What?
      August 17, 2017

      No, There is no gap between Religion ( Christianity) and Politics provided those who practice politics are not diplomatic liars who do not believe what they say and are surprised that someone believe them. Politics should be good governance, using the Natural and divine resources that God has provided to advance God’s will, equity and justice on earth. In Eden, God told Adam to be fruitful and have dominion over the earth. Dominion here refers to what you call politics today. Terrorism is a different kettle of fish. I will leave Muslims to explain the reason for terrorism in Islam. The biggest problem we have today is that Christians shunned politics, leaving it for people who do not have God’s power to handle forces of darkness assigned against our country. This is the reason why non Christians who entered politics and won elections with good intention end up plaguing the economy of the country they once loved. This is the reason for our suffering today in Dominica

  15. August 14, 2017

    Martin Luther King Jr, says in one of his eloquent speeches that the WHITE MAN took the WORLD and he gave the BLACK MAN JESUS CHRIST. A book that was compiled only 1500yrs ago, used to enslave millions of Africans and presently is being used as a weapon to instill fear while the black man remain in spiritual darkness. The wars fought over the last 100yrs and before, were all started by BIBLE loving nations, with certain writings practically implying that killing is a way of life for GOD’ chosen people. what i’m really peeved at , is that the people who gave us the BIBLE, were the very ones that enslave us, today, descendants of slavery, are willing to use the very same book to free their shattered minds. When the BIBLE was being compiled, SATAN was not part of any writings, GOD created the WORLD, the world created MAN ,so that MAN over time will work his way in becoming a GOD, not in this world, but in HEAVEN, anything else is a fallacy. Use the mind GOD gave to you BLACK MAN. Bob…

    • August 14, 2017

      Some of us white people were never Chtistian, and were slaves in Babylon, Egypt, and nazi Grrmant.

      August 14, 2017

      for your own knowledge the Ethiopian bible is the first and most complete bible ever written. The King James version of the bible which everyone uses today was written 800 years after the Ethiopian bible. The first Christian convert (you can read this in the new testament) was an Ethiopian, Ethiopia is factually the first Christian nation in the world. Jews are not christians, they do not believe in Jesus christ. Christianity was first and foremost an African religion before it was adopted by the Roman Emperor Constantine. don’t let your hate blind you to your history… Selassie I!

      • Guess What?
        August 17, 2017

        I am sure that you are aware that Atheist is a believer. I believer there is God but Atheist believe there is no God. We are both believers. The difference is what we believe in. Ethiopian Bible? Whaooo!!!! Go through all the materials available for research, connection between David and and Ethiopia is claimed on legends. Its amazing that you want me to drop what I believe and replace it with yours which is based on legends. For you to believe your story, I am also entitled to believe mine because yours is not part of African History but quoted from legends. What we can do at this point, it to showcase the power and force of authority that your believe system carried. I challenge to a debate on my Bible and your Ethiopian Bible. I will also call my God to send down his power while you would also call your God of the Ethiopian Bible. Lets see who will stand. One of the daughters of Emperor Selassie was in the Caribbean year ago pleading not to call his father Lion of Judah

    • Guess What?
      August 17, 2017

      Again, this is narrow mindedness. One can understand why some of our ancestors hated preachers who tormented them. I will not quit reading the bible because an occult person or a palm reader is using it. In most occult, groups, the bible is used especially the old testament. You see, your problem is that you read materials disseminated from Egypt from whom God set the children of Israel free from their captivity and Pharaoh and her cohorts were killed in the red sea and Israel escaped with their gold treasures. So do you expect Egypt to come around to maintain oral traditions, archaeology or write their history confirming their defeat and desolation by Israel? You would be surprised that Slavery was already thriving in Africa before the white man got there. See what we call the exploits of Black man or BET? Our National and emancipation festival is all about sex and open display of nudity. We must rise from this and heal ourselves forget the white man and pursue greatness. We can,

  16. August 14, 2017

    Billy bro, you making my head pain me, while trying to that :-D :-D :-D :-D

  17. Ehbeh look bowdell
    August 14, 2017

    very interesting. NOT!!

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