For what exactly are we praying?

president-mahama-with-priests.jpg?width=650So, once again, the president assembled some Christian priests and together they prayed for the nation. At the end of the jamboree, they declared a 7-day prayer for the country.


Are we ever going to learn in this country?

Readers will agree that this column has consistently maintain the principled stance that prayers are no substitutes for thinking and planning.

My younger brother’s favourite saying is: ‘Prayer is not a strategy,’ and I fully subscribe to it.

It is difficult to know for what exactly we in Africa continue to pray.

Why do people forget that Modern China is just eight (8) years older than Modern Ghana?

Today, it is to the Chinese we look up to for assistance – technical as well as financial.

The simple question we ought to ask ourselves is: would the Chinese be in a position to render help to if they have wasted their own time in supplications to gods like we do in Africa?

Malaysia became independent in 1957, the same year as our blessed republic. But, today, Malaysia is so far ahead technologically that there is no more basis for comparison between the two countries.

We do not pretend to know everything or have answers to all that ail us; all we do is to interrogate our brains and ask ourselves questions.

Were I a god or the Jesus to whom the Christians pray, my questions to African Christians would be simple and direct: What exactly is it that you pray for?

In many articles, we refer to the title of the classic by Nigerian writer, Ola Rotimi, “The gods are not to blame.”

We have had our fair share of travel around the world, and we dare say that few places, in the wide world, is as blessed as our continent, Africa.

From Cape to Cairo, from Asmara to Casablanca, our continent is well-endowed with every mineral that should make us immensely wealthy indeed.

In our own dear republic, from Tarkwa to Wa, our land drips with one precious metal or the other. Recently, we discovered commercial-quantity oil and gas.

So, please let us ask our president and the Christian leaders what exactly more they want Jesus or the gods to do for us?.

For what exactly do they pray?

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Posted by By Akogun Akomolafe 25 March, 2017

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  • So, why believe in this White Man’s Religion that has not proved itself? 


    I, personally, believe in PRAYER, but praying to the ONE True and Living CREATOR GOD that formed this Heaven and Earth and all things therein is key to getting results.  One thing that makes a whole lot of sense is that if people want their enemies to stop oppressing and afflicting them, then STOP praying for them.  If Black people want their enemies to end racism and double standards, then STOP praying for them.  If descendants of Slaves want to stop being the tail and their enemies the head, then they should stop praying for the very people who are responsible for hiding their true ethnicity and for holding them in captivity.  If descendants of Slaves want to rise out of this insane disparaging life, then they should pray to the GOD that caused it and learn what it takes to get HIM to SAVE us out of this bondage just as HE DELIVERED the Israelites out of Egyptian captivity.


    “Africa” is in limbo because of the very people who grew wealthy off the Slave Trade and divided this great and vast continent that has sustained impoverishment, serious problems with hunger, drought, health, and death in the millions every single year.  Let the Peoples of Africa pray to the CREATOR GOD that formed this continent and not JC!  This so-called “God of Love” has had over 2,000 years to make a great name for himself, but he has saved no one and has failed miserably at establishing “Peace on Earth”.  Do I lie?


    Learn the GOD’s TRUTH and appeal to HIM, for ONLY HE can LIBERATE us and bring us out of this HELL manufactured and disseminated in our dwellings by the very people who gave us Christianity – the religion that has worked well for OPPRESSORS for centuries but not for us.   




    CASE AND POINT:  When the White Man that keeps us under his control can so easily persuade us to pray for him when his government enables the murder of Blacks, secretly puts drugs and guns in Black neighborhoods, supports racial profiling, and exploits and/or sustains the status quo of poor nations, we should know that something is very wrong with belief in this JC man-god who is supposed to be a “God of Love and Peace” but, as it would appear, not for Blacks.




    I need my people to believe this because in believing in the CREATOR GOD – OUR MAKER – is the only TRUTH that will set us FREE of these oppressive societies.  And believe me, we don’t have anything else!  For the sake of our children and grandchildren and our future generations, we have to prepare better lives for them, and that would mean leaving out of this captivity.   Our GOD wants to DELIVER us out of this bondage just as HE SAVED the Children of Israel out of Egyptian bondage, but we have to RETURN back to HIM first and resign our hearts to follow and to obey HIS WAYS of Righteousness.  But most of all, we have got to abandon the god of our enemies and all false gods, for indeed the CREATOR is a JEALOUS GOD and does not tolerate false worship.  This is evident given the fact that our forefathers were scattered from their Land of Israel for forsaking Our GOD for idols and images.


    “And it shall come to pass, when thou shalt shew this people all these words, and they shall say unto thee, Wherefore hath the LORD pronounced all this great evil against us? or what is our iniquity? or what is our sin that we have committed against the LORD our God? Then shalt thou say unto them, Because your fathers have forsaken me, saith the LORD, and have walked after other gods, and have served them, and have worshipped them, and have forsaken me, and have not kept my law; And ye have done worse than your fathers; for, behold, ye walk every one after the imagination of his evil heart, that they may not hearken unto me: Therefore will I cast you out of this land into a land that ye know not, neither ye nor your fathers; and there shall ye serve other gods day and night; where I will not shew you favour.  Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that it shall no more be said, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt; But, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel from the land of the north, and from all the lands whither he had driven them: and I will bring them again into their land that I gave unto their fathers.”   Jeremiah 16:10 - 15




    …they were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and slew thy prophets which testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great provocations. Therefore thou deliveredst them into the hand of their enemies, who vexed them: and in the time of their trouble, WHEN THEY CRIED UNTO THEE, THOU HEARDEST THEM FROM HEAVEN; and according to thy manifold mercies thou gavest them saviours, who saved them out of the hand of their enemies. But after they had rest, they did evil again before thee: therefore leftest thou them in the hand of their enemies, so that they had the dominion over them: YET WHEN THEY RETURNED, AND CRIED UNTO THEE, THOU HEARDEST THEM FROM HEAVEN; AND MANY TIMES DIDST THOU DELIVER THEM ACCORDING TO THY MERCIES; And testifiedst against them, that thou mightest bring them again unto thy law: yet they dealt proudly, and hearkened not unto thy commandments, but sinned against thy judgments, (which if a man do, he shall live in them;) and withdrew the shoulder, and hardened their neck, and would not hear. Yet many years didst thou forbear them, and testifiedst against them by thy spirit in thy prophets: yet would they not give ear: therefore gavest thou them into the hand of the people of the lands. NEVERTHELESS FOR THY GREAT MERCIES' SAKE THOU DIDST NOT UTTERLY CONSUME THEM, NOR FORSAKE THEM; FOR THOU ART A GRACIOUS AND MERCIFUL GOD.   Nehemiah 9:26 – 31


    With belief in the White Man’s god, JC, we suffer the worst injustices and atrocities known to human beings, yet people are determined still to worship this man-god.  What have we got to lose by turning to the CREATOR GOD of this Universe that put this heinous condition and state of mind upon us?  We had to be punished for our sins, and indeed we have paid dearly for forsaking Our GOD that showed nothing but True Love for us. HE punished us to get our attention and to make us realize our transgressions and abominations against HIM.   We only need know the Hebrew Scriptures and do the MATH!  If the Hosts of Heaven can determine the True and Living GOD, why can’t we?


    Thou, even thou, art LORD alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all; and THE HOST OF HEAVEN WORSHIPPETH THEE. THOU ART THE LORD THE GOD, WHO DIDST CHOOSE ABRAM, AND BROUGHTEST HIM FORTH OUT OF UR OF THE CHALDEES, AND GAVEST HIM THE NAME OF ABRAHAM; And foundest his heart faithful before thee, and madest a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to give it, I say, to his seed, and hast performed thy words; for thou art righteous: And didst see the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heardest their cry by the Red sea;   Nehemiah 9:6 - 9


    Descendants of Slaves and Black “Africans” have a reason to rejoice and shout, because we can end this misery and bondage that has us programed to believe in pipe dreams and in an unfounded “Pursuit of Happiness!  We must get this SAME GOD of Israel that heard the prayers of our forefathers down in Egypt to hear us.  I am a witness to the TRUTH that WE HAVE A GOD that LOVES us, but HE will not tolerate the worship of another god or be compared with JC or any other god. 


    “In that day shall there be an altar to the LORD in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar at the border thereof to the LORD. And it shall be for a sign and for a witness unto the LORD of hosts in the land of Egypt: for they shall cry unto the LORD because of the oppressors, and he shall send them a saviour, and a great one, and he shall deliver them. AND THE LORD SHALL BE KNOWN TO EGYPT, AND THE EGYPTIANS SHALL KNOW THE LORD IN THAT DAY, AND SHALL DO SACRIFICE AND OBLATION; YEA, THEY SHALL VOW A VOW UNTO THE LORD, AND PERFORM IT. And the LORD shall smite Egypt: HE SHALL SMITE AND HEAL IT: AND THEY SHALL RETURN EVEN TO THE LORD, and he shall be intreated of them, and shall heal them. In that day shall there be a highway out of Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrian shall come into Egypt, and the Egyptian into Assyria, and the Egyptians shall serve with the Assyrians. In that day shall Israel be the third with Egypt and with Assyria, even a blessing in the midst of the land: Whom the LORD of hosts shall bless, saying, BLESSED BE EGYPT MY PEOPLE, AND ASSYRIA THE WORK OF MY HANDS, AND ISRAEL MINE INHERITANCE.   Isaiah 19:19 – 25


    Prosperity comes from living and doing GOD’s WAYS of Righteousness.


    GOD gives power to those who love HIM and keep HIS Commandments (Ex.20:6). And besides, as HE has said, EVERY KNEE shall bow to HIM (Isaiah 45:23) – NOT to JC!  Hence, if we want our prayers heard by the CREATOR GOD, then pray to HIM – NOT JC!  The CREATOR GOD is a JEALOUS GOD and will not give ear to those who pray to another god.


    Moreover, know to whom and for what to pray, and it doesn’t take a genius to know that praying for our enemies will not end our suffering that stems as far back as the Slave Trade unto this day!  For much consolation and enlightenment, contemplate King Solomon’s Prayer (I King 8:22-62), as it is for the benefit of all peoples who have it in their hearts to call on the GOD that Created the Heavens and the Earth.   






    Every Black person needs to WATCH this short Video















    I know that my response is not in accord with Femi Akomolafe’s article, but it gives us good reason to finally work towards leaving out of this sore environment that has hurt generations and generations of descendants of Slaves and kept us in despair and without a voice.  In regard to Africa, everything Femi Akomolafe has said about this rich continent is true.  Therefore, let the Peoples of this Mother Land abandon Christianity and pray to the CREATOR GOD of Moses that “Africa” become a wealthy continent and one that sets an example of equity, goodness, and the CREATOR’s Righteousness for its people in order that it become a power to be reckoned with and famed around the world.


    Prosperity spawns from living and doing GOD’s WAYS of Righteousness (Joshua 1:7,8), and this present World Order reflects nothing that comes close to resembling it.  GOD gives power to those who love HIM and keep HIS Commandments.  And as HE has said, EVERY KNEE will bow to HIM, and it will be to HIM, the GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, people will SEEK and WORSHIP. 


    Femi Akomolafe asks, “For what exactly are we praying?”.  Maybe people now have enough food for thought to respond to Akomolafe’s question with thoughts that will help and inspire Black Peoples to think wisely about RETURNING to the CREATOR and abandoning the JC religion.  Prayer is important, but when we pray, surely we want to send our prayer up to the CREATOR, Our MAKER, the GOD that chose us to be HIS People by an Everlasting Covenant.


    “God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: THIS IS MY NAME FOR EVER, AND THIS IS MY MEMORIAL UNTO ALL GENERATIONS.   Exodus 3:15


    I make my holy name known in the midst of my people Israel; and I will not let them pollute my holy name any more: and the heathen shall know that I am the LORD, the Holy One in Israel.  Ezekiel 39:7


    Believe it or not, but this GOD is the HOPE of descendants of Slaves, Africans, and all who SEEK after HIM.


    Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to the LORD, to serve him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant; Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people. The Lord GOD which gathereth the outcasts of Israel saith, Yet will I gather others to him, beside those that are gathered unto him.   Isaiah 56:6 – 8


    Pray that the CREATOR GOD will RETURN to take back HIS Earth and end the wickedness and hopelessness because the powers-that-be have wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, in Central America, and on every continent and have polluted the waters the air and have defiled the food supplies, but that’s another matter for later.


    Thus saith the LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day,

    and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night,

    which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar;

    The LORD of hosts is his name: If those ordinances depart from before me, saith the LORD, then the seed of Israel also shall cease from being a nation before me for ever.

    Thus saith the LORD;

    If heaven above can be measured,

    and the foundations of the earth searched out beneath,

    I will also cast off all the seed of Israel

    for all that they have done, saith the LORD.

    Jeremiah 31:35 – 37


    Thus saith the LORD; Again there shall be heard in this place,

    which ye say shall be desolate without man and without beast,

    even in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem,

    that are desolate, without man, and without inhabitant, and without beast, The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say,

    Praise the LORD of hosts: for the LORD is good;

    for his mercy endureth for ever:

    and of them that shall bring the sacrifice of praise

    into the house of the LORD.

    For I will cause to return the captivity of the land,

    as at the first, saith the LORD.

    Jeremiah 33:10,11



















    Every Black person needs to WATCH this Video





    “So, once again, the president assembled some Christian priests

    and together they prayed for the nation.

    At the end of the jamboree, they declared a 7-day prayer for the country.”




    Since I am responding to the article below, I will keep its title for my reply, and the reason is that it is for descendants of Slaves, as well as for “Africans”.  I like this article quite a lot.  Given the picture and the intent of the people in it, if Black People will just take time to think about our dilemma, then folks would be able to see the scams in Christianity and “praying for our enemies”.  King David said of his enemies to “Let burning coals fall upon them” (Ps.140:10), and he was a man after GOD’s own heart (I Sam.13:14)!  I can’t see any merit in praying for oppressors who beat the Hell out of us.  Praying for those who keep us subjugated and suppressed makes no sense at all.  Praying and forgiving those who persecute us sounds like a sting, because only the dominant White race reaps any benefits of wealth, power, and authority in this country and in this present dreadful World Order.  Those who rule over us have no shame for their greed and corrupt and malicious actions against Black Peoples.


    I was wroth with my people, I have polluted mine inheritance, and given them into thine hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the ancient hast thou very heavily laid thy yoke.   Isaiah 47:6


    Actually, we should pray that GOD ends this harsh treatment and this captivity we endure and that our enemies also be punished for their cruelty.  Some of them are really fair-minded and are against racism, oppression, and the White Privilege that hurts descendants of Slaves. I want to believe that some of them are against this cruel treatment of us, as I would hate to think that this entire world of White People could be so wicked and heartless.   


    In any case, WE HAVE A GOD, and HE is the same GOD that established the Nation of Israel with real estate, power, and much wealth.  They needed no other god, and we do not need the god of the cruel ones who so eagerly hoarded our forebears onto Slave Ships.  This world-wide enslavement and captivity was for a reason, and it behooves descendants of Slaves and Africans to learn why the lot of this captivity has only fallen on Black Peoples across the globe!



    Leviticus 26th and Deuteronomy 28th Chapter






    Christianity has served SLAVERS well since the Roman Empire.  SLAVERS used this religion to keep their Slaves docile, but more importantly, to have their Slaves believe that a man called JC will receive them in heaven when they die.  Who needs a god after they die?  Shouldn’t people’s gods be able to save them from their enemies, cure their ailments, cause people to prosper whithersoever they go, and fashion a profitable and serene lifestyle?  If people’s gods do not provide these things, then who needs them?


    The Christian Priests in this picture might look good in their garb, but their philosophy inhibits their very ideals for peace and happiness on Earth.  How long will it take Black Peoples to wake up to the fact that Christianity is the White Man’s religion actively keeping descendants of Slaves and Africans in GROSS DARKNESS and isolation!


    THINK!  The White Man’s religion rejects GOD’s LAWS of Righteousness, and as a result, his “New Testament” Book replaced it with the worship of this absentee man-god (Romans 10:4).  How can belief in a man cause one to live Righteously?  Not even belief in the CREATOR can do that!  We must have it in our hearts to serve and worship Our CREATOR GOD according to HIS designs of uprightness in order that we never sin against Our MAKER.  Isn’t that the reason HE gave us HIS Laws, Statutes and Judgments and HIS Holy Days (Lev.23rd Chapter)?  So the real question is, “Why would our CAPTORS force Christianity upon us and deny us the wisdom attained from living GOD’s WAY of Life?”  THINK!


    “Behold, I have taught you statutes and judgments, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye should do so in the land whither ye go to possess it. Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.   Deuteronomy 4:6


    “I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:  That thou mayest LOVE THE LORD THY GOD, AND THAT THOU MAYEST OBEY HIS VOICE, AND THAT THOU MAYEST CLEAVE UNTO HIM: FOR HE IS THY LIFE, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.”   Deuteronomy 30:19,20


    “Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law. For it is not a vain thing for you; BECAUSE IT IS YOUR LIFE: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.”   Deuteronomy 32:46,47


    Who would have thought that Our GOD and HIS LAW are our “LIFE” because this is not ordained in the Christian theology?  Of a truth, descendants of Slaves, Africans, and the world have all been duped to believe in a false religion and have been encouraged to shove GOD’s Book of the Law into oblivion.


    Slaves could not speak their own languages, could not worship their own gods, could not use their true birth names, and were not allowed to read, especially not from the “Old Testament” wherein is the WORD of GOD.  SLAVERS did not want us learning about our True GOD and our real past – that some of the Blacks stolen from the shores of Africa are of the lineage of the Biblical Israelites.  They knew our identity, and they knew the reason for GOD’s curses upon us, so also do their descendants know our plight today.  One of the worst curses upon us was and still is the loss of our identity and our nativity.


    IF YE SHALL AT ALL TURN FROM FOLLOWING ME, ye or your children, and will not keep my commandments and my statutes which I have set before you, but go and serve other gods, and worship them: Then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them; and this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all people: And at this house, which is high, every one that passeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, WHY HATH THE LORD DONE THUS UNTO THIS LAND, AND TO THIS HOUSE? And they shall answer, Because they forsook the LORD their God, who brought forth their fathers out of the land of Egypt, and have taken hold upon other gods, and have worshipped them, and served them: therefore hath the LORD brought upon them all this evil.”   I Kings 9:6 - 9


    I said, I would scatter them into corners, I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men:   Deuteronomy 32:26


    “Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go. O THAT THOU HADST HEARKENED TO MY COMMANDMENTS! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:  THY SEED ALSO HAD BEEN AS THE SAND, AND THE OFFSPRING OF THY BOWELS LIKE THE GRAVEL THEREOF; HIS NAME SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN CUT OFF NOR DESTROYED FROM BEFORE ME.   Isaiah 48:17 - 19


    And, therefore, SLAVERS know that once we RETURN back to Our GOD of Israel to embrace HIS Righteous Way of Life that their control of us is over and that it is their turn to be punished.


    Fear thou not, O my servant Jacob, saith the LORD; neither be dismayed, O Israel: for, lo, I WILL SAVE THEE FROM AFAR, AND THY SEED FROM THE LAND OF THEIR CAPTIVITY; and Jacob shall return, and shall be in rest, and be quiet, and none shall make him afraid.  For I am with thee, saith the LORD, to save thee: though I make a full end of all nations whither I have scattered thee, yet will I not make a full end of thee: but I will correct thee in measure, and will not leave thee altogether unpunished.  Jeremiah 30:10.11


    Realize that this verse was written during the days of GOD’s Prophet Jeremiah, but it is for these days in which we now live when Our GOD of Israel is telling us that HE will fulfill HIS WORD to save us out of this captivity.  By the way, there were no prophets to speak of at the time men invented the Christian theology, and that alone would leave this “New Testament” suspect.




    “Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go. O THAT THOU HADST HEARKENED TO MY COMMANDMENTS! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:”   Isaiah 48:17,18




    “I am the LORD: that is my name: and MY GLORY WILL I NOT GIVE TO ANOTHER, neither my praise to graven images.”   Isaiah 42:8


    What the Church does not make clear to Christians is that this “New Testament” theology was neither ordained by the JEALOUS CREATOR GOD nor HIS Prophets.  And when the Church preaches and exalts JC, it eliminates GOD’s LAW in the process and disregards GOD’s WORD to HIS Prophets.  Thereby, it could not be more wrong.  GOD’s WORD to Jeremiah is that HE will make a “New Covenant” with the Nation of Israel:


    “Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I WILL MAKE A NEW COVENANT WITH THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL, AND WITH THE HOUSE OF JUDAH: Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they brake, although I was an husband unto them, saith the LORD: But THIS SHALL BE THE COVENANT THAT I WILL MAKE WITH THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL; AFTER THOSE DAYS, SAITH THE LORD, I WILL PUT MY LAW IN THEIR INWARD PARTS, AND WRITE IT IN THEIR HEARTS; AND WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE. And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD; for I WILL FORGIVE THEIR INIQUITY, AND I WILL REMEMBER THEIR SIN NO MORE.”   Jeremiah 31:31 - 34


    “THUS SAITH THE LORD; BEHOLD, I WILL BRING AGAIN THE CAPTIVITY OF JACOB'S TENTS, AND HAVE MERCY ON HIS DWELLING PLACES; and the city shall be builded upon her own heap, and the palace shall remain after the manner thereof. And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small. Their children also shall be as aforetime, and THEIR CONGREGATION SHALL BE ESTABLISHED BEFORE ME, and I will punish all that oppress them. And their nobles shall be of themselves, and their governor shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach unto me: for who is this that engaged his heart to approach unto me? saith the LORD. And YE SHALL BE MY PEOPLE, AND I WILL BE YOUR GOD.   Jeremiah 30:18 – 22


    “Turn, O backsliding children, saith the LORD; for I am married unto you: and I will take you one of a city, and two of a family, and I will bring you to Zion: And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.”   Jeremiah 3:14,15   (Ezekiel 20:34 - 38)


    “For thy Maker is thine husband; the LORD of hosts is his name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called.”   Isaiah 54:5




    Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.  And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.”   Psalm 130:7,8


    You see, when we read the “Old Testament” (The Hebrew Scriptures) wherein is the VOICE of GOD to HIS People, we learn exactly how the CREATOR GOD communicated with our forefathers, how HE made an Everlasting Covenant with them to be their GOD (Gen.17:7), how HE led them 40 years in the Wilderness, how HE Commanded for them and the Stranger HIS Book of the Law to observe for as long as they live on HIS Earth, and how HE secured for them the Land of Canaan, i.e., the Land of Milk and Honey.  All this was awesome and a dream for a nation of people who had just come out of a 430-year bondage.  However, it all turned to Hell when the very Chosen People of GOD who had everything their hearts could imagine still forsook HIM for other gods.  The GOD of Israel had thoroughly warned them to take heed and not to worship other gods.  And though the CREATOR made this Law and Commandment millennia ago, HIS WORD still stands to thousands of generations for “HE DOES NOT CHANGE”.


    It is no mistake that the CREATOR GOD does not include JC and HIS WORD to HIS Prophets in the same sentence, paragraph, passage, or “Old Testament” Chapter, and the reason is that GOD does not know anything about JC and his being a “god and saviour”.


    “Fear ye not, neither be afraid: have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? ye are even my witnesses. Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I KNOW NOT ANY.   Isaiah 44:8


    TAKE HEED UNTO YOURSELVES, lest ye forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, which the LORD thy God hath forbidden thee. FOR THE LORD THY GOD IS A CONSUMING FIRE, EVEN A JEALOUS GOD. When thou shalt beget children, and children's children, and ye shall have remained long in the land, and shall corrupt yourselves, and make a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, and shall do evil in the sight of the LORD thy God, to provoke him to anger: I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed. And the LORD shall scatter you among the nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the heathen, whither the LORD shall lead you. And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.  BUT IF FROM THENCE THOU SHALT SEEK THE LORD THY GOD, THOU SHALT FIND HIM, IF THOU SEEK HIM WITH ALL THY HEART AND WITH ALL THY SOUL.   Deuteronomy 4:23 – 29


    Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

    “Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him! Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.   Isaiah 5:20,21,23,24


    At this point, I feel I must be perfectly clear; not all Blacks are of the SEED of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.  And thus, people might wonder how is it that some of the Slaves who boarded the Slave Ships were Israelites? 


    Please know that not all the Israelites who went into Egyptian bondage made it to Israel.  Some of them left the “multitude” that came out of Egypt and returned back to Egypt, and others GOD scattered even when they were in the Wilderness.  Turmoil in what’s called Africa today, no doubt, forced them to go deep into Africa.  And then when the Israelites occupied the Land of Israel, during times of war, captivity, and famine, they also went down into Egypt.  And as it is written, we learn that every time the Israelites upset the GOD of Israel or when there was unrest, instability, or famine in the Land of Israel, the Israelites fled into Egypt.  And if problems ensued there, this forced remnants of Israelites to continue their migration throughout Africa.  As a result, many Israelites made it to the West Coast from where SLAVERS snatched them and carried them throughout the “Four Corners of the Earth”, as it is written in the Hebrew Scriptures at the mouth of GOD’s Prophets.  From the times when our people landed on the shores of SLAVERS we were thoroughly duped to believe in the ways of the White Man – even unto this day, and that would include his useless religion that has us walking backwards far from the True and Living GOD of this Universe.


    It would appear that this Christian religion works only for the White Men who invented it.  And that being a given, they couldn’t care less about the people they have oppressed and exploited in the United States and in Third-World countries.  This White Man has acquired his own World Order, formed his own religion, designed his own “New Testament” and so-called “Gospel”, and painted all the people in the Bible White as the driven snow.  And at all costs they spread this religion across the globe via their missionaries leaving every country duped to believe in and worship the elusive and mysterious JC.  The powers-that-be convert peoples to their religion, but only they receive anything good in return.  This JC man-god works in their favor and neglects the oppressed, the poor, and the needy.  There is something wrong with this picture.


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  • Georgia

    The Black Shining Prince was also assassinated.  I would agree whole heartedly that Africa's land and what it contains are the true riches.  However, the human element of any culture must be prepared to develop this wealth into a form that transforms it for human uses.  Marcus Garvey's broad based approach to business development gives us the tools we need to inspire our entrepreneurs to combine, cooperate and coordinate industry specific groups into effective small business employers that can become the productive engines to transform the natural wealth of the land into useful products that will greatly contribute to a high degree of self sufficiency.

    In turn, the philosophy and teachings of Booker T Washington, creating an industrial, collegiate education embodies the development of intrinsic value in the individual by providing them with a physical skill that is valuable to the world and can be depended on, at any time, in any place, to allow such an individual to use that skill to make a living.  The confidence thus provided accompanied by a solid work ethic and a goal oriented work philosophy develops the kind of self starting, capable worker required to add fuel to an economic revolution and the development of a strong, well respected, sovereign economy.  "From a tiny seed, the mighty Oak Tree grew"!  This is where our seeds can germinate and grow strong. 

  • A CAMEROON AFRICAN PROVERB SAYS - Knowledge is better than riches.  What We, People of African Descent must pray for is knowledge to acquire the riches of the Motherland.  Its land, its beauty, its cultures, those are the riches of the Motherland, which We must pray to regain from the colonizers.  As our prayers are answered, We must always be cautious of the resistance by the colonizers and pray for a defense mechanism to protect our acquisitions.  Sadly, Marcus Garvey, Drew Ali, Booker T and Elijah Muhammad did not stress self defense hard enough.  BUT the Black Shinning Prince did!

    He also presented a strategy for power acquisition by New Afrikans.  That strategy is still formulating in the form of the PG-RNA, which Betty Shabazz worked helped develop.  While studying other plans, We should not overlook the PG-RNA.

  • Georgia

    We have experienced the power of group planning and action in the real progress made by such leaders as Marcus Garvey, Noble Drew Ali, Booker T Washington and Elijah Muhammad.  It is extremely difficult to understand why our people continue to rally around the same religious teachings that were forwarded by the slave masters of yester year.  I have nothing against organized religion but if you are going to follow the teachings of the Judeo-Christian philosophies advanced by the Europeans, you might want to take a close look at the economic benefits gained from the cooperative economics of the Synagogue and the blatant business and economic development stemming from the Vatican and the World Wide Systems of the Catholic Church.

    However, religion aside there is much to be implemented in the writings and teachings of Dr. Claude Anderson, who is talking about group economics and economies of scale.  Perhaps, what we are really praying for is for the larger White community to continue subsidizing our daily bread and supplying us with a place to live, clothes on our backs and some form of transportation to get to his job and to our paid vacation; so we can "Get Our Party On"!!! 

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