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CONTENTS SEPTEMBER 2011 This is a GOD Movement. And we are about our Fathers Business

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EDITORIALS

4 Latasha Manley

We got a chance to sit down with the Rocky Mount native to discuss how the economy is effecting her business

6 TRACY BARBER

Pastor Barber is nice enough to share one of his most Powerful Sermans with us. And it has been a blessing to us. and we hope it bless you as well

14 SIGNS & SYMBALS

Ever Wonder what some of the hand signs rappers do in videos mean? We have the ansews and they may shock you.

19 J.LOCKE

We got a chance to sit down with the Urban Gospel Recording Artist to talk Hip Hop and His ideas for his future

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A WOMAN OF GOD AND A SUPER STAR STYLIST OUT OF ROCKY MOUNT LATASHA MANLY TALKS ABOUT HAIR, ECONOMY , AND HOW GOD HAS MOVED IN HER LIFE So how long have you been doing hair? It’s hard to say, friendly prices. Clients can still receive the services they I’ve been doing hair since middle school. When asked that need at a lower cost. question in particular, I usually respond with, “With a license or without?” If you were not doing hair, what do you think you would be doing? Now that’s a hard question because I know that hair How did you first get started? I always knew from a young would play a part in it somewhere. age that I had a special interest in hair. I loved to see the transformation of individuals, mentally and physically, that came from simply changing their hairstyle. It amazes me Can you remember the first hair style you did that you got that I can play a part in uplifting someone else. What a paid for? Oh my God, YES! I was so nervous. It wasn’t that I blessing! didn’t know what I was doing; it was the fact that someone was actually going to pay me to do it. It was an up do and What separates you from other stylist in Rocky Mount? I charged the lady $10. Yeah, all that work for just $10, lol! I Some people become cosmetologist just for the money was young, doing hair at home, but I will say those kitchen and become stressed out and burned out. I became a hair-dos made me the stylist I am today! cosmetologist because it’s my passion. I love it! God has blessed me with the gift to see and do any style but I knew What advice would you give someone that wants to start that in order to perform those styles properly, the hair itself a career in this field? The sky is the limit. If you have a pasneeds to be healthy. It’s not enough to just know how to sion for hair, this is the field for you. Don’t just think that style hair, you have to know how to treat and care for it too. being a cosmetologist means you have to stand behind a I offer both, healthy hair and dynamic styles. chair for the rest of your life. There’s so much more that you can do, whether it is salon ownership, platform artist, hair What service do you offer? What do you specialize in? My care consultant, cosmetology instructor, etc. Getting your services range from natural to chemically treated hair. There cosmetology license is a stepping stone that will take you is no particular service I would say I specialize in because I to the next level in your life; it’s up to you where you go put my all into every style or service I perform. In general, I from there. specialize in healthy hair. How can people reach you if they want your services? For appointments I can be reached at (252)813-9084 (call or Has the economy affected your clientele? God is my source! text). For hair care questions email me @ LMANLEY1234@ The economy hasn’t changed my clientele. In fact, I’ve exyahoo.com perienced an increased in clientele due to my economic


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GIVE US your water Written by Pastor Tracy Barber

(John 4:13-15) Jesus said, every one that drinketh of this water shall thirst again; but whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall become in him a fountain of water springing up unto eternal life. But at the present day there are those who are like the woman with whom the Lord spoke at the well, and who answered, Lord, give me this water, that I thirst not, neither come hither to draw (John 4:15).

Spiritual Meaning of water I. John was one of twelve disciples. II. He was one of three disciples who made up Jesus’ “Inner circle,” and III. He described himself as “the one who Jesus loved” (John 19:26).


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The study of our seas and how water gets to them is very interesting. The major suppliers of water to the seas / oceans are the rivers, but the incoming waters really begins with the brooks which are fed by fountains in the earth and / or run off from melting snow or rain storms in the hills and mountains. The brooks then give their waters to the creeks which in turn run into streams; and the streams then contribute to the larger rivers. Finally, the rivers of the continents give their waters to the sea. •

Water is the most important resource on Earth.

We need water to grow and stay alive.

In fact, we could only live for a few days without drinking water.

• Water is the substance of life. Life cannot exist without water. We must constantly be adding fresh water to our body in order to keep it properly hydrated. • Water can be a miracle cure for many common ailments such as headaches, fatigue, joint pain, and much more. We can go for weeks without food, but only 3 days without water! • Water plays a vital role in nearly every bodily function. Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue. A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on the computer screen or on a printed page. • Water is essential for proper digestion, nutrient absorption and chemical reactions. The carbohydrates and proteins that our bodies use as food are metabolized and transported by water in the bloodstream. No less important is the ability of water to transport waste material out of our bodies. • Water helps remove toxins from the body, in particular from the digestive tract. Water suppresses the appetite naturally and helps the body metabolize stored fat. Studies have shown that a decrease in water intake will cause fat deposits to increase, while an increase in water intake can actually reduce fat deposits. • In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger. One glass of water shut down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters studied in a University of Washington study. •

Water regulates the body’s cooling system.

• Consistent failure to drink enough water can lead to Chronic Cellular Dehydration. These conditions where the body’s cells are never quite hydrated enough leave them in a weakened state,


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In John’s Gospel the Samaritan woman at the well is the first person to whom Jesus openly reveals himself as Messiah. The pious Jewish leader, Nicodemus, did not hear the words that Jesus tells this foreign woman when she states her belief in the coming Messiah: “I am he, the one who is speaking to you” (John 4:26). This is also the longest private conservation Jesus had with anyone in the New Testament (John 4:7-26). 4:3 [Jesus] left Judea and started back to Galilee. 4:4 But he had to go through Samaria. 4:5 So he came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 4:6 Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the well. It was about noon. 4:7 A Samaritan woman came to draw water. • Verse 4 says that Jesus “had to [Gk: edei] go through Samaria.” The use of edei (had to) makes it clear that this is a divine appointment. It was not geographically necessary for Jesus to go through Samaria, and Jewish travelers normally traveled around Samaria. Jesus and his disciples entered a Samaritan village, and the disciples went to buy food (v. 8) while Jesus sat by the well because he was tired. A woman from the nearby village of Sychar came for water. 4: 7b and Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” 4:8 (His disciples had gone to the city to buy food.) 4:9 The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask a drink of me, a woman of Samaria?” (Jews do not share things in common with Samaritans.) • Jesus then did something that was a cultural taboo: he spoke to a woman in public; and not just a woman, but a Samaritan woman. She was twice an outcast in Jewish thought. Jesus asked her for a drink of water. She was understandably shocked: a Jewish man was speaking to her, a Samaritan woman? He also should not have wanted to share a vessel with her for drinking water since it would be considered unclean. She was right to be confused. 4:10 Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that is saying to you, ‘Give me a drink,’ you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water.” 4:11 The woman said to him, “Sir, you have no bucket, and the well is deep. Where do you get that living water? 4:12 Are you greater than our ancestor Jacob, who gave us the well, and with his sons and his flocks drank from it?” 4:13 Jesus said to her, “Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, 4:14 but those who drink of the water that I will give them will never be thirsty. The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life.” 4:15 The woman said to him, “Sir, give me this water, so that I may never

be thirsty or have to keep coming here to draw water.” • The conversation then turned to a discussion of living water versus the water in the well. At this point many commentators say that the woman did not have the ability to engage Jesus in serious theological conversation. Because she was a woman she did not have the intelligence to keep up with the conversation (O’Day, 384). That is why she was confused about this living water Jesus offered. But the woman was no more confused over living water than Nicodemus was over being born from above in the previous chapter (John 3:4, 9-10). The woman was not confused because she was a woman, just as Nicodemus was not confused simply because he was a man. Both of them were confused because Jesus was introducing them to new spiritual truths. Nicodemus never quite “gets” what Jesus was telling him in John 3. Yet, the Samaritan woman did come to understand who Jesus was and what he was telling her. Although the woman still wasn’t sure what this living water was, she wanted it. 4:16 Jesus said to her, “Go, call your husband, and come back.” 4:17 The woman answered him, “I have no husband.” Jesus said to her, “You are right in saying, ‘I have no husband’; 4:18 for you have had five husbands, and the one you have now is not your husband. What you have said is true!” • When Jesus told her to go get her husband we find out that this woman has had five husbands, and was now living with a man who was not her husband. Many commentators have jumped to the conclusion that she was an immoral woman who had been divorced five times (O’Day, 384). Yet, John 4 never says she was divorced. There are at least two other possible reasons why this woman has had five husbands. • One possibility is that she was unable to have children (the biblical language is “she was barren;” cf. Gen 11:30). In a culture that placed supreme importance on having children, especially sons, barrenness was solid ground for divorce (cf. Deut 24:1). So it is possible that the men had married her, then found out that she couldn’t have children so divorced her to marry more fertile women. • She could also be trapped by the Levirate marriage law. Her five husbands could have been brothers for whom she was supposed to produce an heir (Matt. 22:24-28). Either the family ran out of sons or the next son could have refused to marry her.


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She could also be trapped by the Levirate marriage law. Her five husbands could have been brothers for whom she was supposed to produce an heir (Matt. 22:24-28). Either the family ran out of sons or the next son could have refused to marry her. That she was living with a man now who was not her husband could have been the lesser of two evils. Since the culture provided economic security only within family structures, her only other choice after husband number five died or divorced her could have been prostitution. Regardless of why the woman had had five husbands, the implication is still that she is a woman who cannot keep a man. 4:19 The woman said to him, “Sir, I see that you are a prophet. 4:20 Our ancestors worshiped on this mountain, but you say that the place where people must worship is in Jerusalem.” • After Jesus told the woman about her life, she knew that he was a prophet. Again many commentators downplay the woman’s theological ability by saying that her next question concerning the proper place of worship is a ploy to draw attention away from her supposed immoral life (O’Day, 384). What they don’t acknowledge is that the woman asked what is probably the most pressing theological question for first century Samaritans: where is the proper place of worship? • The Samaritans were descended from the Israelite people who had not been deported when the Assyrians conquered the Northern Kingdom (722/21 BC) and imported other peoples into the region (2 Kings 17:22-41). They continued to worship Yahweh, but also allowed the worship of other gods from the resettled peoples’ homelands. • Alexander the Great allowed the Samaritans to build or renovate a Samaritan temple on Mt. Gerizim. This became a point of contention to the Jews who had returned and rebuilt Solomon’s temple in Jerusalem. Tensions continued to degrade until the temple on Mt. Gerizim was destroyed by the Jews in 128 B.C. (The Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, 726-7). Both groups believed that they were worshiping Yahweh, and both believed that they had the right place to worship Yahweh. The woman had met a prophet–someone who knew what had happened in her life, and one she was sure could answer the most pressing theological question of her heart and of the time. 4:21 Jesus said to her, “Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. 4:22 You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews. 4:23 But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such as these to worship him. 4:24 God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” • Jesus did not accuse her of changing the subject; he answered her question. It did not matter where one worshiped God—it was how God was worshiped. There would no longer be limitations of geography in worshiping God for God is spirit, and he will be worshiped in spirit and truth. 4:25 The woman said to him, “I know that Messiah is coming” (who is called Christ). “When he comes, he will proclaim all things to us.��� 4:26 Jesus said to her, “I am he, the one who is speaking to you.” • The woman stated her belief in the coming Messiah who would reveal all things to them. Jesus then revealed something to this unnamed, foreign woman that he did not reveal to Nicodemus, “I am he, the one who is speaking to you” (John 4:26). The Samaritan woman was the first person to whom Jesus revealed himself as Messiah in the Gospel of John, and this is the first “I am” statement in the gospel as well (Cunningham and Hamilton, 122; see “‘I am’ in John’s Gospel”). • Why did Jesus reveal himself to this woman and not to Nicodemus? The woman was not expecting a political Messiah. The Samaritans were looking for the ta’eb or “restorer” (Sloyan, 54). The Samaritans were not looking for a political Messiah from the line

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will be thirsty again, 4:14 but those ive them will never be thirsty.” of David; they were looking for a prophet like Moses who would restore the observance of the law of Moses as it should be (Sloyan, 54). Jesus could reveal himself as Messiah to her without worrying about political misunderstandings that would have arisen in Judah. 4:27 Just then his disciples came. They were astonished that he was speaking with a woman, but no one said, “What do you want?” or, “Why are you speaking with her?” 4:28 Then the woman left her water jar and went back to the city. She said to the people, 4:29 “Come and see a man who told me everything I have ever done! He cannot be the Messiah, can he?” • The disciples returned with food scratching their heads and wondering why Jesus is speaking to a foreign woman in public. Then the woman went to her people and said, “Come and see a man who told me everything I have ever done! He cannot be the Messiah, can he?” (v. 28). 4:30 They left the city and were on their way to him. . . . 4:39 Many Samaritans from that city believed in him because of the woman’s testimony, “He told me everything I have ever done.” 4:40 So when the Samaritans came to him, they asked him to stay with them; and he stayed there two days. 4:41 And many more believed because of his word. 4:42 They said to the woman, “It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this is truly the Savior of the world.” • She became the first evangelist in the gospel of John. She went and told her people about Jesus and brought them to him, so they could see and hear for themselves. • Jesus never approached people “randomly or casually but as possible bearers of witness to him to whole populations” (Sloyan, 54). A foreign, single woman who had had five husbands, and was now living with a man who was not her husband was the one Jesus chose to bring a town in Samaria to him so that they could say, “We have heard for ourselves, and we know that this is truly the Savior of the world” (v. 42).

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SI GNS& SYM BALS As Christians we need to be forever aware of our surroundings and what we allow in our homes and bodies. But we wanted to go even further and speak about the things we may see every day that have a more sinister meaning. It’s more than just saying we are Christians we are truly at war. BE YE ALSO READY!! WRITTEN BY UNKNOWN The Sigil of Baphomet the Sigil of Baphomet is the official insignium of the Church of Satan. It is also a symbol that is used by several other organizations, usually those associated with Satanism and the Left-Hand Path. The squatting Hebrew letters at each of the points of the pentagram read starting from the lowest point and reading counterclockwise. Translated, this is Leviathan (LVIThN), a sea creature that originated from Judaic mythology. The image of Leviathan has many complex meanings, many of which apply to its use in the Sigil of Baphomet, most notably because Leviathan is commonly associated with Satan in Christian beliefs. This symbol originally had no connection to Satan, Christianity or the devil until the Spanish Inquisition, when any pagan symbol, religion, or practice was considered “The Devil’s Work”. Although versions of the Sigil of Baphomet appear as early as the 1897 book La Clef de la Magie Noire by Stanislas de Guaita, the variant in common use by the Church of Satan is known as the Hell’s Kitchen Baphomet, a slightly modified version of an original which appeared on the cover Maurice Bessy’s 1964 book A Pictorial History of Magic and the Supernatural. This design created by Bessy was inspired by the Oswald Wirth Baphomet design created in 1930. [1] The Church of Satan Baphomet, according to

the CoS, is copyrighted and cannot legally be reproduced without their permission in conjunction with the Church of Satan name. [2] However, historic versions are in the public domain, many of which are virtually identical to the one employed by the Church of Satan. In an interview with Wiki news, High Priest Peter H. Gilmore described the meaning of the symbol: “The goat face represents carnality. In ancient Egypt goats were considered representations as god symbols of lust, and we think lust is an important factor of biology that keeps humanity going so we value that. The five-pointed star really comes from the Pythagoreans. That is the one figure in which every element is within the golden mean of each other. It’s this wonderful mathematical symbol of perfection, organic perfection specifically. Since we are organic life and enjoy the idea of perfecting ourselves, that star is right for us in there and it perfectly fits the goat head inside. Now around it are two circles, one at the tip of the points of the star and one outside. In that are Hebrew characters starting at the bottom and going counter-clockwise spelling Leviathan. In Hebrew mythology, Leviathan was the great dragon of the abyss, this powerful earthly figure that even Yahweh was afraid of. So all these things taken together creates a symbol that Anton LaVey

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Continued... Identified with Satanism specifically. When he started the Church of Satan, usually upside down crosses were considered Satanic, and he saw that these different elements and felt this was a positive symbol you could tie to the Satanism he was creating. [3] -The “El Diablo” hand sign often is con-fused with the deaf hand signal of the phrase, “I love you.” While at first this appears an odd resemblance, we register an “ahh, I get it!” emotion when we discover that the person who invented, or created, the hand sign system for the deaf, Helen Keller, was herself an occultist and Theosophist. Did Keller purposely design the deaf ’s “I love you” sign to be such a remarkable imitation of the classic sign of Satan? Was Keller saying, basically, “I love you, Devil?” —TexeMarrs, CODEX MAGICA “She invented over 60 different signs by which she could talk to her family before the age of seven. For example, if she wanted ice cream she would wrap her arms around her and pretend to shiver.” —SOURCE

The first image represents the horned god of witchcraft, Pan or Cernunnos. Note the thumb under the fingers and given by the right hand. The next image is a sign of recognition between those in the Occult. When pointed at someone it is meant to place a curse. Note the thumb over the fingers and given by the left hand. TAKE A LOOK AT THE FOLLOWING PHOTOS AND DECIDE FOR YOURSELF...

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“Some think that Politics is the only place this evil lies, But we forget in heaven the Devil Was the head Minister of Music. This is his true Gift from God. The Music Industry is Full Of secret Coded Messeges and Signs.” Rapper/ CEO Jay-Z Showing his Roc Hand Signal whisch also represents The Eye of Giza

There’s so much that’s WRONG with this image. It’s amazing how many subliminal messages one still image can have. Not only are her hand/arm positions obviously paying tribute to Baphomet, but

she’s displaying the ever-popular “Eye of Horus” one-eye imagery as well, not to mention sending the message that being a mindless mannequin is a fashion statement.

What do this images have ANYTHING to do with Rihanna’s music? A bunch of mannequins surrounded by barb wires…I don’t think there’s clearer way to portray mind controlled slaves. The themes of dehumanization, control, pain, torture and restriction are all represented. The cover of the single of Russian Roulette depicts Rihanna as one of those mannequins. Her eye patch reveals who is controlling her.

Think to yourself, don’t let me influence you: Can you honestly tell yourself that it’s a “coincedence” that Jay is wearing the slogan of a Satanic child molester? If you have two eyes, or even one, you will likely agree with me when I say that this is no accident. Do I think Jay-Z sacrifices children

Ask yourself what’s going on here. Are these artists all just biting each other’s style?

backstage after rocking Madison Square Garden? No, I don’t. But let’s just say that one of his crazy friends asked him to wear the shirt and he didn’t know what was up. Explain to me then how the rest of this occult symbolism landed on his clothing line, which he has openly expressed

ALL-SEEING EYE: A universal symbol representing spiritual sight, inner vision, higher knowledge, insight into occult mysteries. Look at your $1 bill. EYE in top Triangle of the PYRAMID: Masonic symbol for the all-seeing eye of god - an mystical distortion of

the omniscient (all-knowing) Biblical God. You can find it on the $1 bill. See triangle, Eye of Horus, the Franklin Institute website, and the symbol for the U.S. government’s new Total Information Awareness (TIA) System. See also The Revolutionary Roots of the UN


Baphomet’s head is the only part of the picture that is in color, which shows the importance of this symbol. Another head of Baphomet sits right on top of the first making things even more significant. Sasha’s “dress” is adorned with stylish rear-view mirrors and motorcycle handles, which makes Sasha Fierce the vehicle of Baphomet. This exact outfit was used for a George Michael video…someone, somewhere

As I mentioned before, it’s not just the music industry. You can even find Masonic symbolism in the new blockbuster video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, a game I love dearly and consider to be the greatest online shooter ever. They wouldn’t bother putting their images in games, because no one would play them, and it would be a waste of energy. Before the game’s release, it was expected to shatter gaming sales records. Don’t you think that would catch the attention of many powerful businessmen, who we can agree are not the most trustworthy bunch, Satanic or not? Maybe it was just a coincidence that some of the prestige icons (which represent the ranks that are ABOVE the highest rank you can gain in the military) are blatant Masonic logos (http://upbattle.com/705) or that the SitRep perk icon, which allows you to detect enemy explosives, and avoid harm through the power of illumination, is the illuminated Eye of Horus pyramid. Not to mention the EMBLEM that gamers can unlock and wear, this is of the

thought it would be a perfect fit for Sasha Fierce. In her interviews, Beyonce describes her performances as Sasha Fierce like an experience coming right out of The Exorcist. “When I’m onstage I’m aggressive and strong and not afraid of my sexuality. The tone of my voice gets different, and I’m fearless. I’m just a different person.”

same icon. I could go on for days here, I won’t even get into Tupac rapping directly about the Illuminati and resisting their temptation, followed by his unsolved murder in front of several people on the Vegas strip. I won’t even get into Michael Jackson’s role in the Masonic agenda and how his unsolved death is directly related to that, or how his accused killer is shown in pictures decked out in Masonic gear. Or how Jay-Z’s label is named after a well-known Freemason. But listen, I’m NOT SAYING that we should all boycott Roca-fella, its affiliates, or ANY artists mentioned in this thread. I’m NOT saying that if you listen to mainstream music, you will inevitably begin to worship Satan. And I’m definitely not saying you shouldn’t hit me up on Xbox Live so we can pop some heads on COD: MW2. No, I don’t believe that Barrack is the antiChrist or that the first moon landing was filmed

in some basement. No, I don’t think that Area 51 contains aliens or UFO aircraft and I don’t think that my phone is constantly under government surveillance. But surely someone will come into this thread calling me a “tin foil hat” or something because of the EVIDENCE that I’ve presented here. Am I asking any of you to delete all mainstream music from your hard drives and start a revolution against the New World Order? NO... I’m simply asking that you all become more aware of the symbolism that your brain is downloading whenever you watch or listen to something media-related. One might say, if these secret societies are so secret then why would they put all these symbols everywhere and reveal themselves? When you’re subliminally exposed to something, you become more accustomed to it, it’s why advertising and marketing works. And they believe that making the public accustomed to satanic symbolism will desensitize them to the point that they accept

The Sigil of Baphomet the Sigil of Baphomet is the official insignium of the Church of Satan. It is also a symbol that is used by several other organizations, usually those associated with Satanism and the Left-Hand Path.


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GOD SENT ME Queens New York rap duo Mobb Deep stated on their Debut album “The Infamous” single entitled “Shook Ones” “There’s a war going on outside no man is safe from, you can run but you can’t hide, from these streets that we done took. You walking with your head down scared to look, you shook, cause ain’t no such thing as half way crooks”. We are at war. The devil wishes to have your soul and he will use any means and any weapon he has in order to obtain it. Now more than ever the attacks on our kids have reached an all time high. You hear it in the music, you see it on the videos, and you watch it on television and video games. Our children are being conditioned to accept, violence, homosexuality and witchcraft. They are being taught that Money is the solution to any and every problem and should be obtained by any means necessary; even if one must resort to murder or meet their own demise prematurely.

Rap Mogul and businessman 50 cent promoted this lifestyle on his Aftermath/Shady records 2003 release entitled “Get Rich or Die Trying”. Our children are being taught that tomorrow is not promised and you have to live for today, without thought of consequence, often times leading to promiscuity and unprotected sex. The enticing messages delivered to young men as he watches a video with women dancing seductively with little to no clothing. Or the message that a young girl receives from watching the same videos as an indication that she should carry her in a seductive manner in order to be considered beautiful. As an artist, I understand the power that we have when we write music and record for the masses. We as the keepers of faith have to react now. It is up to us to protect and also reach our young brothers and sisters. The devil comes to kill, steal and destroy; this message is

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