Glittering Follies (superficially attractive foolishness)

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Fred Price on freemasons, fraternities and sororities - Pursuit of Holiness - Part 6

the fundamental difference in the principles embodied in the historic creeds of Christendom and those of our modern secret orders has not been clearly thought out is indicated by the fact that many pledge themselves to both. There are lodge men who, in the churches, subscribe to the doctrine that ‘We are accounted righteous before God only for the merit of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, by faith and not for our own works or deservings,’ and enthusiastically assent to the following declaration: ‘Although our thoughts, words and actions may be hidden from the eyes of men, yet that All-Seeing Eye whom the sun, moon and stars obey, and under whose watchful care even comets perform their stupendous revolutions) pervades the inmost recesses of the human-heart, and will reward us according to our merits.

Elijah A. Coil

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