By Linda Kimball
Signified by the peace sign, September 22 is hailed as International Peace Day. According to the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) the peace symbol was designed more than sixty years ago by an English professional artist/designer named Gerald Holtom. Today the highly successful motif appears on everything from children’s clothing, to T-shirts, mugs, jewelry, purses and more.
While the reported origin of the logo has been clearly documented in letters, interviews, and the original sketches of the sign, the peace symbol has Communist and Nazi, as well as historically pagan, occult, and anti-Christian meanings and derivations:
“The downward V has been linked to the mystic character for ”Aum,” a sacred word to the Hindu. Saying “Aum” over and over supposedly awakens the power of Brahma at the base of the spine. Germanic tribes that used it claimed the sign, or “rune,” to have eerie, mystical properties. It is said that it was used by sorcerers in pagan ceremonies. The Saracens in A.D. 711 used this symbol to alternately represent a broken cross, a raven’s claw, or a witch’s foot, all presumably satanic symbols. Under the reign of Roman Emperor Nero, infamous for his brutal persecution of Christians and Jews, this symbol was prominently used to represent a broken cross or broken Jew. Nero crucified the Apostle Peter upside down, and the horrific event resembled the downward-pointing fork. It was thereafter called the Neronic cross. With the Third Reich steeped in the occult, Hitler’s 3rd Panzer Division used this same symbol from 1941 to 1945. The symbol in Germany is called a todesrune or death rune. It often appeared on death notices. It is also found on some of the tombstones of the notorious SS soldiers. For Bertrand Russell, a supporter of communism, the symbol meant not only communism but also peace without God. Anton LaVey, founder of the Church of Satan, used the downward-pointing fork as the background for his altar. The Book of Signs, written by Rudolph Koch, indicates that the downward-pointing fork means “the death of man,” and, with the circle around it meaning “total,” the entire symbol means “the total death of all people.” (What is the Origin of the Peace Sign? got questions)
Dr. Kurt Koch (1913-1987), a noted German theologian who pastored, counseled and delivered more than 20,000 people suffering from occult bondage, said that at the time of the first-century persecution of Christians, the peace symbol was called the Neronic cross. It was on such a cross that the apostle Peter was crucified upside-down. Koch comments:
“The symbol of peace thus signifies an inverted cross and is a symbol of hatred against Christians.” (Occult ABC, p. 242)
In the eighth century, the Saracens fought in Spain against the Catholic church. Their warriors had the symbol of death (the Neronic cross) painted on their shields:
“The same symbol of hatred against Christians was used by the Saracens when they fought against the Crusaders in A.D. 1099.”
By the Middle Ages, the Neronic cross took on more sinister meaning:
“…the Neronic cross—known in many places as the pentagram—served as the symbol of the black mass, satanic cults and blasphemy.”
During the 20th century the Neronic cross became the symbol for the “peace” movement. It was the arch-communist Bertrand Russell who adapted the Neronic cross as the now famous peace symbol because he himself was a determined enemy of Jesus Christ and Christianity. According to Koch, the infamous ‘peace symbol’ has been worn by various arch-enemies of Christianity from leaders of the communist student movement in the USA to Russian trained Arab guerillas and the black pope Anton La Vey.
“Simon Peter at last sees it all as Jesus saw it all from the beginning. Even then, Simon sees it from a topsy-turvy angle. He and some two thousand other Christians have been tied to crosses stuck upside down on the grassy embankment around the Imperial Gardens on Vatican Hill. They have been daubed with pitch. Tonight they are to be living, screaming, dying torches. Emperor Nero, his lovely concubine Poppaea, and their guests will have light to eat by and sights to joke about. Each Christian will die in the classic sign of Satan — the upside-down cross.” (“Capturing the Pagan Mind, Peter Jones, p. ix)
‘Peace, peace,’ they say, “when there is no peace” in their hearts. Jeremiah 6:14
From the first century crucifixion of Peter and other Christians, to the murder of more than 30,000,000 Christians by Marxist Communists and the torture, beheading, and crucifixion of thousands more by Isis, on through to our own time, the popular peace symbol has signified hatred and death against Christians. In this light, no Christian should ever wear this evil symbol.
Republished with permission Patriots & Liberty
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