Background
Chapter I

[This Chapter Begins with a portion of Nord Davis' doctrine. For an explanation of the usage of Mr. Davis' statements, please refer to The Introduction].

 

We believe the White, Anglo-Saxon, Germanic and kindred people to be God's true, literal Children of Israel. Only this race fulfills every detail of Biblical Prophecy and World History concerning Israel and continues in these latter days to be heirs and possessors of the Covenants, Prophecies, Promises and Blessings YHVH God made to Israel. This chosen seedline making up the "Christian Nations" (Gen. 35:11; Isa. 62:2; Acts 11:26) of the earth stands far superior to all other peoples in their call as God's servant race (Isa. 41:8, 44:21; Luke 1:54). Only these descendants of the 12 tribes of Israel scattered abroad (James 1:1; Deut. 4:27; Jer. 31:10; John 11:52) have carried God's Word, the Bible, throughout the world (Gen. 28:14; Isa. 43:10-12, 59:21), have used His Laws in the establishment of their civil governments and are the "Christians" opposed by the Satanic Anti-Christ forces of this world who do not recognize the true and living God (John 5:23, 8:19, 16:2-3). [DS15]

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e will open this study by examining a very basic premises of Anglo-Saxon theory, viz. assumptions presumably established by history rather than facts firmly established by Prophecy, the inspired Word of God. Davis' radical thinking along the Anglo-Saxon line of observation readily reveals the fallacy of establishing assumptions from history.1

 

Basis for this Study

 

Once Anglo-Saxonism's contention that dogmatic doctrine can be built upon perceived history is dealt with, there is little or no need to further investigate its teachings. The vast portion of its doctrine, therefore, is based upon the false foundation of the sands of history, not upon the firm rock of God's Word. It may attempt to place apparently sound Bible passages upon its faulty foundation, but its building blocks of Scripture passages do not change the fact: Identity builds upon history rather than Scripture. And its view of history is not honest history in many cases. Anglo-Saxon authors, Davis included, clearly tell us that they are presenting their ideas of what the Word of God teaches according to their understandings of history. 2

 

Should we study Identity's theories?

 

Verbalizing Identity's DS15, Davis says,
 We might study for a long time trying to prove who Israel is in the world today. Why, instead, don't we find out who, according to appearances, has the promised blessings of the covenant? (paraphrasing the theme of Lesson One.)
Identity author, Wm. Norman Saxon, in his book, The Reformation of Israel, said it like this:
 Now in these "last days," the children of promise, who are descended from Abraham through Isaac and Jacob, can be readily identified. To find Jacob-Israel in the world today, all one needs to do is find the nations and people in whom the Lord's Covenant Promises have been fulfilled... What does history reveal about the heterogeneous pedigree of those who claim title to the Promise land and the very name, "Israel"? (See DS12, 13.)
Identity theorizes that the literal, physical promises of God to Abraham belong exclusively to the Anglo-Saxon, White, Germanic, Caucasian race centered primarily in America. Thus America is the new covenant-land of Israel. (See America & Promised Land.) But rather than study and examine the holy Word of God to identify Israel, Identity uses outward appearance for its starting point. It thus builds a supposed Scriptural house upon the foundation of outward appearances. Based upon an apparent prosperity and a supposed leaning toward Christianity of the White Race, Anglo-Saxonism dogmatically holds that it is, as a supposed part of the literal "lost" tribes of Israel, the literal heir of the promises God made to Abraham (DS13, 14, 22, &c). But the Anglo-Saxon theory is built upon its view of history, not upon the inspired Word of God. Davis' own words say that his theology is based upon outward appearance; thus he and every other author who make such futile attempts are clearly disqualified as "Bible teachers." 3

 

Though Identity tells us that its theories are not based upon Scripture, but upon its view of history, we will examine its Anglo-Saxon assumptions in the light of God's Word anyway. We also realize those committed to the theology of outward appearance will probably disregard the following study; it attempts to remain consistent with Scripture. Scripture and outward appearance very seldom correspond, 2 Cor 4:18. Moreover, the Christian is straightly commanded to search the Scriptures, not history, for the foundation of his theology. Thus when he searches outward appearances and non-Biblical, secular history for his foundation, he violates a very basic premise of God's law, Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me, John 5:39. Therefore, the following study is basically a search of the scriptures to answer the theories generally put forth by Identity.

 

Those who reject Truth (i.e. the inspired Word of God) for error (i.e. outward appearances and non-Biblical, secular history) are identified as fools by the Spirit.4

 Those who build their houses upon non-Biblical sources, i.e. outward appearances and secular history, probably should not even be answered, Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him, Pro 26:4. But the next verse justifies the following lengthy study, Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit, v. 5.

 

Religious New Speak

 

Generally, Identity holds to: people other than Adam and Eve in the garden; a dominate White race who alone descended from Adam [DS17]; a local flood; appearances over the Word of God, and other miscellaneous ideas. Davis simply develops basic Identity theories; therefore, by examining the concepts he develops, the total absurdity and unBiblical nature of Identity's theories are readily apparent. This chapter will deal with appearances.
 When examining Identity material, there appears a dangerous thread throughout: it uses many good sounding, apparently Biblical terms, but it defines those words totally contrary to their Scriptural usage. It has developed a religious "New Speak" that is far more dangerous than our modern political "New Speak." Its "New Speak" makes Identity appear Biblically sound while militating strongly against God's Word, e.g. election, sovereignty, &c., which will be developed in the following analysis.
 The use of many familiar terms by Anglo-Saxon theorists appears to be intentional to win the reader's confidence. But on the other hand, the theorists may be totally convinced as are, for example, the Mormons & Jehovah Witnesses. The more convinced one is, the more convincing he is. At the first encounter with good Biblical words in Identity material, the reader is inclined to accept the words and their messages according to his proper understanding of Scripture. Later, the words may be defined according to the author's personal understanding; his definition may be close to or completely contrary to the Biblical meaning, but by the time the reader is told author's intended meaning of the word, he may have already accepted the theories built upon the words: the theories appeared, at first encounter, to be sound, Biblical theories because of the words used. Obviously, correct teaching clearly defines meanings and terminology "up front," then builds upon those established meanings.

 

Scattered throughout Identity material are statements revealing its basic beliefs, but one must look closely to find them, for they may be hidden behind good, Biblical terms. Please note that as we point out various individual aspects of Anglo-Saxon theory, we cannot assume that all who identify with Identity hold all of these extreme theories. Putting DS1 into his own words, Davis says:5
 As I am one of those whose theology is based strictly upon the Sovereignty of God (62, emp. added.)
This dogmatic statement sounds very good, firm and trustworthy. Most Christians can make similar statements, but notice the use of the "Sovereignty of God:" Davis combines DS1 with DS15 & 16; develops their implications, and says,
This Seed of the Wicked One would be deliberately endowed by Almighty God within his genes, and set into motion in its programmed instincts and abilities, the overwhelming desire to murder, plunder and harass the Seed of the woman. Without the loving and direct intervention of God, as seen through the canon of Holy History, there is no doubt that this Wicked Seed would have been able to win over the Woman's seed. (52, emp. added.)

 These children of Satan through [a supposed, continued, literal race of] Cain are a race of vipers, antichrists who have throughout history always been a curse to true Israel, the Children of God, because of the natural enmity between the two races... [DS16]6

As a parenthesis, Identity defines the victorious Woman's Seed not as Christ, but as the Anglo-Saxon race. For upon the White Race is bestowed, says Identity, the blessings given to Abraham in Gen 12:3. [DS13] This absurd, heretical Anglo-Saxon theory is confirmed in its mind by its view of "Holy History:" "Only this race fulfills every detail of Biblical Prophecy and World History concerning Israel..." [DS15] (Though the thought itself is out of place at this point, we mention it to show that Davis simply gives his understanding to typical Anglo-Saxon theories)

 

Holy History

 

By strong statements concerning the Sovereignty of God not only does Anglo-Saxonism appear theologically sound, appealing to conservative Christians, but it correctly says that because history is subject to the Sovereign God, history is God's work. But the theory does not stop at its Biblical boundaries. Identity ignores Biblical boundaries and says that because history is the servant of God as it does God's bidding, it is holy, telling God's holy and just actions in time and space. At the very least, Identity thus exalts history to the level of Holy Scriptures. Consequently, its view of a supposed "canon of Holy History" permits Anglo-Saxonism to subject its theories to history over the canon of Holy Scripture. In other words, History is Holy because it is the work of a Holy God; therefore, Identity can safely understand Scripture in light of its perception of history. By its own admission, Anglo-Saxon theories do not find their roots in Holy Writ, but in "Holy History." Its foundation of sand is history, not His Story as Scripturally revealed.

 

Willingly or not, Davis verbalizes DS 15 & 16 in his unBiblical attempt to build dogmatic theory upon a supposed "canon of Holy History:"
 The key to understanding world and national events is found in the part played, in enmity, by those whose internal programming and spiritual loyalties lie with the Star of Moloch who are those of the Synagogue of Satan (59, emp. added. - See, Stars, 6 vs 5 pointed).
"The key to understanding" events is observing the players in those events, "Holy History." Compare this idea of man to God's Word:
 Ps 119:169 Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.
The key to understanding events in time and space is understanding the Word of God.

 

Thus we see that basically Anglo-Saxonism's theories are "Established in history. Verified by prophecy." 7

 

Background

 

Let us regress a little: H.W. Armstrong developed and effectively broadcast E.P.Ingersoll's argument presented in his 1886 book, "Lost Israel Found in the Anglo-Saxon Race or The Promises made to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, all fulfilled in the Anglo-Saxon Race." Ingersoll's subtitle clearly presents the foundation for his study, and reveals the basis of Anglo-Saxon theology: "Established in history. Verified by prophecy." 8

 

Ingersoll's subtitle plainly identifies the major problem with Anglo-Saxonism, viz. his Anglo-Saxon theory was observed from history THEN verified by Scripture. Maybe Ingersoll's order of wording is coincidental, but it very adeptly describes Anglo-Saxonism's method of establishing its theories. Ingersoll's wording says that he was convinced from his observation of history of British-Israelism, then he sought Scripture to support his supposed view of history." Does this not reflect what has happened to the modern church? Pet theories are developed from history, then history and Scriptures are mingled together to develop "Biblical" theology.

 The Identity books this author has observed have a common trait: They use "secular" history to confirm their theories. They speak dogmatically in selected Scriptural areas, and then take that selective dogmatism into areas where the Word of God just does not speak: e.g.

 Our Bible is a small section of human history seen in a special light. It is a very small segment of the total human story - with a window let into it. That section comprises the origin, organization and dispersion of Israel, and the coming of the Gospel - just that restricted portion of the flowing human story. And through the window of the Scriptures we are able to see God at work in history - the overtones, the underlying cause and significance, which secular history omits. What we see there prevents us evermore from reading history in the secular light. After our vision through that window, we evermore seek God in history... (The Covenant People, © 1966, p 16).
Anglo-Saxonism rightly establishes from Scripture that the Sovereign God controls every aspect of history, but it does not stop there. It departs far from Scripture in its theories; then flees to history to support those theories: "This theory," it would say, "is a fact because we believe history proves it, and history is inspired" because God controls it. Its areas of departure are legion, and far too numerous to mention.

 

Generally, Anglo-Saxonism appears to base its most important and basic premise on "secular" history. Identity author Howard Rand, in his book The Covenant People, writes,
 That is as far as written words of explanation can go. The fuller answer can only be found in the actual outworking in history of the purpose which was to be accomplished through the people so sovereignly chosen [by God]... 9

 

Rand builds his case to a certain point from the Word of God. At that point, he admits that the Word of God will not lead to his desired conclusions: the White Race is Old Testament Israel. He then flees to his version of "Holy History" to confirm his suppositions about the White Race.. 10

 

Scripture And History

 

Rand, and Anglo-Saxonism generally, appears to consider the Bible little more than a historical record to help him trace the White Race to his desired point, viz. the White Race is God's Elect people.
 It is a thousand pities that the inclusive thought of God should have suffered in men's minds by being mixed with an exclusive thought of religion. Religion appears in the Bible only after man's unnatural, sinful departure from God's naturalness; that is, religion appears as an emergency element, a rescue force brought in because of abnormal human breakdown. And when it fulfills its part in the work of restoration, it will disappear (Ibid, p 2).
Rand's brand of Anglo-Saxonism sees religion as an afterthought of the Father: "an emergency element, a rescue force..." But the honest Bible student knows that "religion" appeared before the foundation of the world, for then was Christ slain, Rev 13:8; "religion" appeared when God told Adam not to eat of the fruit of the tree, and "religion" will continue forever and ever as the redeemed worship and praise the Lamb forevermore. Moreover, Ezekiel's temple clearly spoke of the person of Christ and His body, the Church, Ez 40-48, John 2:19.

 

Rand perversely uses unconditional election:
 The Apostle Paul, in his Epistle to the Romans, also gives an answer to the question, Why? [is one and not another placed in the A-S races, ed] He said the chosen people still continued chosen even in this time because "the gifts and calling of God are not subject to change" they are absolute and unconditional (Rom. 11:29). There were no "ifs" in this great racial choice. It was not said, "If you obey me, you shall be my people." It was said, in effect, "You are my people and you shall obey me." And in that "shall" we may find a key to what we are going through today" (The Covenant People, pp 9, 10. See Branches & Rom 11:17).
Certainly, we must say that the Lord alone chose our parents (Ps 127:3), but to use Rom 11:29 to teach this fact is clearly unBiblical. Paul is talking to the Gentiles, those outside the Jacob-Israel, v. 30, telling them that though Israel is their enemy for the gospel's sake at their present time, they [natural Israel] are beloved for the father's sakes. The gospel came to those outside Israel because Israel rejected it; therefore, though Israel was an enemy, his enmity against the gospel of grace through faith in Christ allowed the non-Israelite to be grafted into the root. V. 29 promises that, though at that time very hostile toward the gospel of Christ, Israel would be grafted back into the root from which he was broken off, v. 17. The reason Israel was broken off was because he, as does Identity at the end of the twentieth century, sought salvation through his natural birth, vv. 1-8. Moreover, Israel still had a distinct existence when Paul wrote Romans. Israel was not totally destroyed until AD 70 (See Josephus, q.v.).

 

A New Gospel Call

 

Anglo-Saxonism is not new. In 1886, Ingersoll recounts how that while preparing a lecture on the Great Pyramid of Geezeh, he stumbled upon this statement by Prof. P. Smyth, Astronomer Royal to Scotland: "`The Anglo-Saxons being the identical descendants of the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel.'! so and so." Ingersoll contacted Smyth who sent him further material (majority of which was not Smyth's). Studying the material, Ingersoll became convinced and motivated,
 ...as by a divine injunction, "This gospel go thou and proclaim, till from on high thou art called home;" and I have not been disobedient to this heavenly vision. Not that there was any perceptible manifestation, as in the case of Saul of Tarsus, but the evidence of the identity of the Anglo-Saxons with the lost tribes of Israel became as convincing to me as the manifestation made to Saul, that Jesus Christ was he whom Saul was then persecuting; and from that time to this, I have endeavored to execute my commission to the utmost of my ability...11
Does this not sound like a call to another gospel that Paul warned so strongly against, Gal 1; 2 Cor 11:3, 13, 14? Does the Word of God commission God's people to proclaim any gospel throughout the world other than the redemptive work of Christ and teaching all people to obey the Law-Word of God in every area of life and thought? Does God's Word call for the world-wide proclamation of any supposed identity of the Anglo-Saxons until time is no more?

 

The Great Pyramid

 

James Hastings mentions Smyth as he traces ANGLO-ISRAELISM. Smyth's system of theology is consistent with the Anglo-Saxon system, history/prophecy. Smyth establishes his Anglo-Saxon theory from the history of the Great Pyramid:
 The theory that the inhabitants of England are the descendants of the `lost' (?) Ten Tribes of Israel is held somewhat widely...

 The earliest suggestions of an Israelitish ancestry of the English are to be found in John Sadler's Rights of the Kingdom (1649). These take the form of a series of parallels between English law and customs and those of the Hebrews and Jews. The name `Britain' itself is traced to a Phoenician source, Berat Anak (`The field of Tin and Led')...12

 The modern movement owes its foundation to Richard Brothers (1757-1824), a half-pay officer of eccentric habits in the English navy. According to his account he was a Divinely appointed prophet. He described himself as a `nephew of the Almighty,' and claimed descent from David. Among his prophecies were those of the imminent restoration of Israel to the Holy Land, and the elevation of himself as prince of the Hebrews and ruler of the world. Brothers was confined as a lunatic, but succeeded in obtaining many admirers, among them Nathaniel Brassey Halket, M.P. for Lymington. The non-fulfillment of his prophecies sorely tried the faith of the believers, but through good and ill repute he retained the Loyalty of John Finlayson, previously a Scotch Lawyer with an extensive and lucrative practice... In 1840 the theory was adopted by John Wilson, who lectured and wrote widely on the subject... Other advocates in the nineteenth century were W. Carpenter (Israelites Found), F.R. A. Glover (England the Remnant of Judah), and C. Piazzi Smyth, the Astronomer-Royal of Scotland, who deduced from certain measurements of the Great Pyramid that the English were descended from the Lost Tribes. In 1871, Edward Hine published his identification of the British Nation with Lost Israel, of which a quarter of a million copies are said to have been sold. In the United States the leaders of the movement have been W.H. Poole and G. W. Greenwood. The theory has also been adopted to a slight extent on the continent, where, for instance, the hostility of the English to Napoleon and Russia, and the sympathy aroused by the Dreyfus cases are attributed to the cause... (Encyclopaedia of Religion & Ethics, vol. I, p 482)

The Great Pyramid! What a wonderful, firm foundation upon which to build a system of theology. At least it is made of stone.

 

Basic Problem

 

Thus the basic problem with Anglo-Saxon's theories and a reason it is so shattered and broken is readily apparent: it starts with personal observation and history, and then seeks prophetic support for what is observed. Consequently, its theology defies Scriptural systematization. Verbalizing DS15, Davis says,
 Yes, they [non-Caucasians, ed] have been induced into making Christian professions, and to sing Christian hymns, but where is the national Christian fruit? (25)
Hence Davis uses his personal observation to support Identity's contention that only the "White, Anglo-Saxon Race" can be "saved." [DS5, 8, 9, 12, 13, &c.] He condemns the myth:

 

that every race is fertile ground into which the so-called "spiritual seed of Christ can be sown and reap fruit." (25)
Anglo-Saxonism argues from its personal observation of history that, in Davis' words, "Christianity has been the theology of the Caucasian peoples of the earth..." (25). It uses history to confirm Anglo-Saxonism's theory that it alone is the Elect, Godly Race. Davis develops DS15:
 Only one race of people answers in every detail to the Bible picture of Israel in the "latter days," and that is the Caucasian race. They possess what Israel was to possess, and are doing what Israel was to do... (39)
Identity, using its "canon of Holy History," appears to have sound Biblical authority to subject Scripture to history, but its system of theology, history/prophecy, is completely reversed from God's method, prophecy/history.

 

Established in Prophecy

 

Verified by history! The ONLY WAY the Word of God can be properly understood is the way God presented it: God with us, Jesus, gives the example that must be followed. Though His method of teaching is clear throughout the totality of God's Word, Luke 24:4-48 is a quick and ready example: Christ says that proper theology is established in prophecy and verified in history. Moreover, throughout the earthly ministry of the Word of God, the Word consistently said, It is written to verify that which was taking place in history was already firmly established in prophecy. Whereas history/prophecy uses human understanding to examine God's workings in history, prophecy/history uses God's understanding to examine His workings in history. Thus any attempt to depart from God's order must lead to ungodly disorder. At almost every point, Identity builds on the sands of human understanding, observation, reason and secular history, thus leaving a great cloud of confusion and disorder behind (See Word Studies elsewhere in this document).

 

Because the very foundation of Anglo-Saxonism is built upon the shifting sands of history instead of the rock of God's Word, we really need go no further in our study. But because this study was motivated by a request to review Davis' material, we will proceed. Using Davis' absurd statements which he builds upon Identity theories, we can easily see and apply the Truth to Identity's basic assumptions. 13

 

French Revelotion

 

In closing this chapter, let us make an important point. Anglo-Saxon theorists must change the meaning of the name "Saxon:" Contrary to Identity theory of a Godly "Saxon" race, the race was named for its clearly unChristian and warlike character.

 

This author finds it interesting that a group calling itself "Jacobin- Son of Jacob..." was the arsonist that lit the fire of the French Revolution, which could be defined as the modern revolution and triumph of humanism and humanist law over Christianity and Christian law. The Jacobin Club argued that the enemy was at home, conspiracies were at work (in fact, it blamed conspirators for all the nation's ills while it fanned the fire), the Constitution was being undermined and that Patriots were being ignored. The "Son of Jacob's" call for Patriots to rise up and defend "the Republic" cost Louis the Sixteenth his head in January, 1793, his Queen, Mari Antoinette, her's in October, and untold tens of thousands of innocent people their's. Under the leading of the "Son of Jacob" Club, the religion of Patriotism replaced the church as Patriots were seen as the force to save the "Republic;" "Patriotism" was the new force for social change rather than the preaching of the gospel. Actually, the liberal church enabled the "Patriot Religion" to gain its popularity. 14

 Thus the "Son of Jacob" knew how to use the fears of the people - even fears of an invasion by a foreign army - and it rode the emotions, e.g. Patriotism, to gain its following and its goals.

 The true history of the White, Caucasian Race in anything but Godly.

 
 
Footnotes 
1. This author found "Star Wars" very depressing. He did not believe that anyone could depart so far and clearly from Scripture as evidenced in "Star Wars" and still have good folks follow him into his void.Back

 2. "Star Wars" is Davis' version of British-Israelism (B-I), Anglo-Saxonism (A-S), Christian-Identity, or "Armstrongism." Though this author has not studied the Identity movement thoroughly, he assumes that Davis departs farther from sound reason and common sense than it generally does.Back

 3. Let us mention a couple points concerning Davis' supposed qualifications to correct 2000 years of proven Bible Doctrine: "I was given the Gift of Teaching..." &c. If one would follow his example and split hairs, then we must refer to Eph 4:11, And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers. Thus pastor-teacher is listed together, and Davis makes no profession of being an ordained pastor. (Davis is probably using 1 Co 12:28 And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues. Can we separate Ephesians' pastors from teachers based upon 1 Cor? Of course, we are not implying that all teachers must be pastors.) He also refers to receiving the Gift of Healing which could refer to his Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, probably as a student of the late Carey A. Reams, whom he mentions. Davis makes no claim to a background of theology or language, but classic economics, patriotism, Naturopathic Medicine and conspiratorial politics. (He knows how to use the language to appeal to patriots & those interested in conspiracies.) (40) Yet he presents himself as a language expert of the highest order, qualified to add to and take away from the Word of God and historically proven language studies such as Keil, Vines', Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament , Thayer, Webster, BDB, &c. Furthermore, he considers himself a theologian qualified to contradict some of the best men of the past several centuries, e.g. Hengstenberg, Oehler, Hodge, &c. Certainly, a background of theology or language is not necessary to understand and teach Scripture, for understanding comes from the Spirit, 1 Co 2:14. (Joseph Parker [1830-1902] missed the privilege of getting a college education. He "gathered his education by much reading, by attending lectures, by seizing upon any information, principle, or data he could come upon." Who Was Who.., pp 319, 320.) But no matter who the "Theologian" might be, his theology must be developed from the Word of God, not from "Holy History." As we mentioned in the Introduction, Anglo-Saxon theory was not developed from inspired Scripture, but from personal observations of history ("Established in history. Verified by prophecy"). Furthermore, unless one is very well-trained (self or advanced schooling) in Bible languages (Hebrew, &c.), he must rely on the works of others. Davis relies heavily upon his personal opinion of what a passage means to him, e.g. "suggested word meanings" (45), "in my opinion" (55), "I think" (50), "it seems to me" (48), "appears to me" (49), "as I see it" (49), &c, &c. In fact, there are very few pages in "Star Wars" where at least one similar phrase is not used. Clearly, "Star Wars'" assumptions are based upon Davis' personal view of history, as is Anglo-Saxon theory in general. Thus the entire Anglo-Saxon movement is built basically upon what appears to be taking place in history. All who examine outward appearances for the basis of theology are totally disqualified as any kind of a "Bible teacher." John 7:24 Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment. (According to the Word of God.) 2 Cor 5:12 For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to [answer] them which glory in appearance, and not in heart. It is a flagrant violation of Scripture to judge according to the appearance. We will deal with "fruit inspector" further on in this document. If the reader will be honest, he will find that the vast majority of Anglo-Saxon assumptions are based in its observation of history. Anglo-Saxonism presents apparently sound Biblical support for its assumptions from history, but its assumptions start from appearance, not Scripture. "Identity's" use of appearances to establish theories and its misuse of Scriptures certainly "Identifies" them NOT as defenders of God's Holy Word.Back

 4. Ps 92:5, 6; Pr 12:15; 13:16; 18:2; 26:12; Ho 4:6. Paul said that he would not be a fool; for he would speak the truth, 2 Co 12:6. Obviously, Truth is not found in the Word of God; Truth is the Word of God, John 17:17, Col 1:5.Back

 5. Both Davis and A-S theorists know proper terms to appeal to particular classes of readers, including "Patriots."Back

 6. Eve's supposed sexual union with Satan is dealt with elsewhere in this document. See Eve. Back

 7. History/prophecy, viz. the use of history to develop and/or confirm prophecy is a reason Davis' "Star Wars" is so shattered and disoriented with no apparent systematization. Davis' lack of systematization makes him difficult, if not impossible, to follow. Davis' "Star Wars" theory is clearly based upon his observation of history with many human illustrations, and THEN he seeks verification from prophecy. Back

 8. True to Ingersoll's premise, History/Prophecy, p 75 says, "What people or nation soever, therefore, we shall find..." Thus unable to find Scriptural support for his theories & assumptions, he searches history.Back

 9. The futile and fatal dangers of building doctrine upon any source other than the Word of God are discussed elsewhere in this document.Back

 10. This author freely admits that the Word of God clearly tells us that the people of God are known by the outward working in history of the inner Spirit of God in their lives, Mat 7:20, 2 Co 5:17, Gal 6:15, &c. We are again confronted with the question, "Who is the present, literal Israel of God?" Is it the White Race? Is it those dwelling in Palestine? Or is it the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ redeemed from all nations and tongues and races? This question is answered elsewhere in the text.Back

 11. Preface to Lost Israel Found, 1886, by E.P. Ingersoll. Ingersoll is only one of a long line of men who have sought the "Lost Tribes." "The belief that the `Lost Ten Tribes' of Israel lived and lives on as the Anglo-Saxon peoples is an ancient one."Back

 12. "Its modern form as the Anglo- or British-Israelite movement is usually traced to John Sadler (1694) and the Richard Brothers a century later, but John Wilson's Our Israelitish Origin (1849) is epochal and the first Association was formed in 1879." Study-Graph, Survey of Major Cults, 1965, John H. Gerstner, Ph. D, Moody Press, Chicago 10, Il. Webster deals with parallels between different words and customs: see Webster in this document.Back

 13. This author must admit that Davis was the most "chaotic" writer he has ever read. Though extremely difficult to make order out of his chaos, the following attempts to bring some order to his confusion. Back

 14. Robespierre, The Voice of Virtue, Otto J. Scott, 1974, Mason & Lipscomb publishers, New York, pp 76, 114, 125, 148, 168, 215.Back

  


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