Friday, February 14, 2014

The Worldview of Marianne Williamson: will "Christians" vote for her?

I hold that politics reflect one's true religious beliefs and principles. It reveals what one truly holds important versus what one says he believes is important. In other words, politics is one's principles in action.

So my question is, based on the last presidential election where myriads of professing Christians voted for a cult member who is also pro-abortion in order to beat out the incumbent--thus proving what they actually held to be  valuable and it wasn't a biblical worldview that honored Christ nor Scripture---my question is, will "Christians" do the same again in a local election? 

Marianne Williamson, New Age pagan self-help guru is running for L.A.'s Henry Waxman's 33congressional district position.

She is full of  New Age nonsense ("the Christ within", "a divine", "Christ mind"--versus being in Christ Jesus, He being deity, not us, and we having the "mind OF Christ" meaning those IN Christ have the Word of Truth which is the Bible---the Bible which is from God (yes Jesus Christ is God the Son) and reveals the "mind and heart" of God, so to speak), using Christian words and twisting them to mean something wholly unChristian and unbiblical.

Zack Munson of The Weekly Standard noted:

"  “The concept of a divine, or ‘Christ’ mind,” we learn, “is the idea that at our core, we are not just identical, but actually the same being.” Christ, you see, “is a psychological term” and “ ‘Accepting the Christ’ is merely a shift in self-perception. We awaken from the dream [that] we are finite, isolated creatures, and recognize that we are glorious, infinitely creative spirits.” And, not to leave anyone out, Williamson’s book also includes a smattering of references to other religious and cultural traditions...."

~The Weekly Standard

This is in total opposition to what the Bible states. Christ Jesus is a historical person, who is eternally God the Son, came at specific time, lived for 33 years, then died on the cross. Three days later He arose from the dead, then ascended into Heaven. Just as He came to earth a first time, He will come a second time, visibly, but this time not as Savior but as Judge and in full power and authority and vengeance. We have multiple eyewitnesses to the historocity of Jesus Christ:

1Co 15:3  For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 
1Co 15:4  and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, 
1Co 15:5  and that He appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve. 
1Co 15:6  After that He appeared to more than five hundred brethren at one time, most of whom remain until now, but some have fallen asleep; 
1Co 15:7  then He appeared to James, then to all the apostles; 
1Co 15:8  and last of all, as to one untimely born, He appeared to me also. 

Here's another eyewitness account:

1Jn 1:1  What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life-- 
1Jn 1:2  and the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was manifested to us-- 
1Jn 1:3  what we have seen and heard we proclaim to you also, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ. 
1Jn 1:4  These things we write, so that our joy may be made complete. 
1Jn 1:5  This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all. 

We also have the history of Josephus and others as well. Polycarp, a disciple and friend of John the Apostle also heard John's testimony.

So contrary to what Williamson says, "Christ" is not a psychological term. Nor is it about "at our core we are....actually the same being" as if we're part of the Borg Collective. Just as Satan has done since before time began in his rebellion against the Holy God of Heaven, he wants to remove the focus off of Christ Jesus and place it onto man. So typical, but so typically demonic. "Christ" has nothing to do with "self" or us all being conntected by our humanity. Jesus Christ, being God the Son, is distinct from all men because His unchanging innate being, is unalterably God.

Php 2:5  Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, 
Php 2:6  who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, 
Php 2:7  but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. 
Php 2:8  Being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. 
Php 2:9  For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name, 
Php 2:10  so that at the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE WILL BOW, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 
Php 2:11  and that every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

"Accepting Christ" for believers is to recognize Jesus Christ's lordship and deity and to humbly submit to Him and seek His salvation and forgiveness and eternal life. We accept the Jesus Christ of Scripture and all that Scripture speaks about concerning Him, versus rejecting Him, His life, words, teaching, deity, lordship. We receive, welcome, accept, believe, and trust all of the biblical Person and work of the risen Lord Jesus Christ. It's all about HIM, not about us. That's why Williamson is wholly wrong.

She has no answers for people. She just tells them the gobbledy-gook demonic doctrines that raise man up as a god, sugar coat the spiritual lies with some Christian words, and then tells everyone what to do. She's as blind now as she was in her "desperate" years in the 70's. She's still as dead now as she was then. She's still chaotic in her life and mind---only now instead of going from "job to job, city to city, relationship to relationship" she has perverted thoughts of who Christ is, who God is, and who she is. She has no true light of Truth. Telling people they have a god in them, just search "within" is nonsense. We all have some "Christian conscience"? Nope. And she thinks this nonsense will help materialism?


Those in spiritual darkness are lost and without hope in the world, the least of which is them. The answer is not in man, but in the Triune God of Scripture, who is distinct from His creation. Outside of Christ Jesus, we are hopeless, helpless, full of sin, rebellious, dead, lawless, foolish, and prideful. New Age nonsense, because it is not grounded in the Truth found solely in the Scriptures, cannot give any light or guidence to the truth. 

Error can never lead to truth, just as darkness can never lead to the light.

More darkness (which doesn't bode well for her election):

" In 1983, now living in Los Angeles, she began lecturing on The Course (as she calls it) at the Philosophical Research Society in Los Feliz. She developed a large following, particularly among Los Angeles’s gay community,"

" A few years later, she had to resign the leadership of Project Angel Food after a controversy erupted when she fired several employees for their attempts to unionize. In response to numerous media reports of her explosive temper and overbearing management style, Williamson, ever ready to embrace her own weaknesses, nicknamed herself “The B[****] for God.”"

For a person into peace, tranquility, and unity, it doesn't seem like her own admitted track record is consistent with that. That's all we need is some one in office who can't be self-controlled and selfless. Moreover, her popularity with the sodomite community is also not good, because not only does she legitimize their sinful and corrupt lifestyle, but she has no answer for their own darkness and anger.

It's the blind leading the blind.

How can such a person help corrupt Los Angeles, not to mention our country? 

Moreover her appealing to class envy and cynicism is also hypocritical, seeing that 1) she's seeking an office in one of the most wealthy districts in California or at least Southern California, 2) she's a millionaire herself with all her conferences and books as well as Oprah and other talk show bookings, and  3) she is selfish herself (seeing fame, announcing her "good" works, the arrogance in her New Age deception). 

Frankly I find her attitude on politics to be condescending (capitalism is good for her but not for others).

Interestingly, the author of the Weekly Standard article noted:

"What, then, is the American answer that Marianne Williamson seeks? Well, despite the promise of her campaign’s slogan to “Create Anew,” it is pretty much warmed-over, social-justice, progressive, liberal blah blah blah, with a little California crunchy-wackadooism thrown in. Prison reform, climate change, shutting down nuclear power plants, and ending the “corruption of the food supply” are high on her list of priorities."

If the worldview of Williamson is a concern, so should her packaging of it. She swayed the author to consider her to be pretty reasonable, not as argumentative as some, is "smart, eloquent, passionate". Evil wrapped up in a pretty package is still evil; but it's just more deceptive. Those who are lulled by flattery, easy words, tones, and familiar words may buy into her campaign, but it will be to their own demise.

This is similar to how the Anti-Christ or Lawless one will come to power: through politics, economics, and religion. 

So I wonder, if professing Christians won't vote for her, I would ask them what the difference is between her and Romney? 

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