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Sunday, March 8, 2015

A Further Look into the Secret and the Private: Black Fraternities and Sororities

A Further Look into the Secret and the Private:
 Black Fraternities and Sororities


Thesis Statement:
Jesus Christ is the master and Lord of all. 
Christians cannot be committed to Christ and organizations in which spiritual oaths and pledges are made. (Read St. Matthew 6:24)


I.                   Introduction-During the course of this study, we will take a brief look and the fraternities and sororities.

A.     Fraternities and Sororities defined, according to Webster’s New World Dictionary:

1.       Fraternity- 
(1)-A group of people associated or formally organized for a common purpose, interest, or pleasure as: 
a. fraternal order  
b. Guild  
c. a men's student organization formed chiefly for social purposes having secret rites and a name consisting of Greek letters. 

(2)-The quality or state of being brothers. 
(3)-Persons of the same class, profession, character or tastes.

2.      Sorority- 
(1)-A club of women, specifically, a women’s student organization formed chiefly for social purposes having a name consisting of Greek letters.


i.                    Sororities also have secret rites, as we will later reveal.

II.                Pan-Hellenic Council (The 9 historically Black Fraternities and Sororities)
A.     Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
B.     Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
C.     Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
D.    Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
E.     Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
     
II.                Pan-Hellenic Council (The 9 historically Black Fraternities and Sororities)-continued

F.     Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
G.    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
H.   Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
I.       Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

III.             Spiritual definition of fraternities/sororities (as seen on youtube.com- BlackFraternities: Ex Soror Breaks Silence)
A.     An organized group structured through pagan beliefs and rituals focused on the sole purpose of preparing young individuals to continue the legacy of secret societies through brainwashing and subliminal mind control.
1.       Joshua 24: 14-20 (Read)

IV.              Definitions/points concerning fraternities/sororities
A.     Key Point #1-Most Fraternal Orders have an oath of secrecy the candidates must swear prior to entry.
1.       Definition of pagan-A people or community observing a polytheistic religion, as the ancient Romans and Greeks.
-Isaiah45:5 (read)

2.      Definition of the occult-Secret, disclosed or communicated only to the initiated


3.      Definition of hazing-An often ritualistic test and task, which may constitute harassment, abuse, or humiliation with requirements to perform random, often meaningless tasks, sometimes as a way of initiation into a social group. The definition can refer to either physical (sometimes violent) or mental (possibly degrading) practices; it may also include a erotic element (notably nudity).
-St. Matthew 12:50 (read)

V.                 Symbols and the significance along with statistics


A.     Skull and Crossbones-This is a symbol of death
B.     85% of the founders of the black Greek fraternities and sororities were also Free Masons or Eastern Stars.
C.     Over 50% of fraternity and sorority members become Free Masons or Eastern Stars.
1.       Ephesians 4:27
D.    Branding-Symbolic representation through physical means, usually involving the tattooing (marking) or burning of the fraternal/sorority symbol on the body of an individual.
1.    Leviticus 19: 28 (read)
2.      Exodus 20: 4-6
E.     Over 70% of individuals who pledged in fraternities and sororities grades dropped during that particular year.

VI.              Is it possible to be a true and faithful Christian, and be in a fraternity or sorority? (Read the following scriptures)
B.     I John 1: 5-6
C.     Acts 4:12


Thesis Statement:
Jesus Christ is the master and Lord of all. Christians cannot be committed to Christ and organizations in which spiritual oaths and pledges are made.

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