The Mother-Son Cult (Continued)
After Nimrod's death, Semiramis took control, combining both religious and political power in one office. The religion was known as the Mysteries (after the 'mysteries of heaven' taught by the Watchers to mankind before the Flood). The Mysteries took the physical form of a stepped pyramid. One ascended the steps of knowledge (represented by the owl) until reaching the pinnacle or 'godhood'. Mystery Babylon or the woman riding the beast is the religious power seated upon the political power being resurrected by the elites of earth today: the old world order renamed the New World Order. Semiramis is also described in Isaiah 47 as 'virgin daughter Babylon'.
After Nimrod's death, Semiramis claimed she became pregnant by the Sun-god (Nimrod) and had given birth to a son, Tammuz (Hebrew) who became the reincarnated Sun-god.
Semiramis claimed another title, the eternal Queen of Heaven. Desiring to establish her son's deity, thereby creating a cult for the worship of herself and her son (referred to as the ‘mother-son cult’). With this new royal title and since she was now the wife of a god and the mother of a “resurrected” son, Semiramis could claim to be a goddess and because of the deity of her 'family', she would never be a widow or suffer the loss of children. The Bible speaks to these claims, as well:
Queen of Heaven: Jeremiah 7:18, 44:17-19, 25
See also: Isaiah 47: 1, 5, 8, 13
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The story continued that Tammuz died while boar hunting when he was 40 years old.. Each year, followers of the mother-son cult would mourn the loss of Tammuz and give up something they enjoyed for 40 days prior to the festival for the fertility goddess so that Tammuz could enjoy his afterlife. Evidence that Israel observed this cult is found in Ezekiel 8:14, "So He brought me to the entrance of the north gate of the Lord’s house, and I saw women sitting there weeping for Tammuz."
Semiramis became very powerful and her story has influenced every major mythology and pagan religion ever since. Babel's mother-son cult was part of every polytheistic society, including Rome, and many of its aspects were merged with Catholicism before the 4th century to attract converts. The Roman Empire became the Holy Roman Empire and then the Roman Catholic Church, from which many denominations broke away. Mother-son cult traditions continued: hanging Mistletoe, the Yule log, hot cross buns, the evergreen tree with gold and silver balls, the 40 days of lent, the elevation of Mary (also referred to as Queen of Heaven and mother of god), Sunday being the most important day, and more come from the Babylonian cult begun by Semiramis. Today, Nimrod’s empire contains the seat of Muslim religion.
The nations being evicted by God, so Isra'el could finally take possession of the 'beautiful land', were the peoples who followed the teaching of Semiramis' cult.
Semiramis by any other name ...
Semiramis was known as the bare breasted, fertility goddess of Babel who claimed to change a bird into an egg-laying rabbit when she fell into the Euphrates River after she died and was returned from heaven by Nimrod.
When the one world language became many languages after the Tower of Babel, the people carried the same religious and political system with them, including the goddess Semiramis who became known by other names: Ashteroth, Astarte, Isis, Cybele, Venus, Libertas, and Ishtar. We know they are the same goddess because her depictions are the same in statues and carvings from different parts of the world over millennia.
Title Roman Greek
Goddess of Love Venus Aphrodite
Goddess of Hunting & Childbirth Diana Artemis
Goddess of Crafts, War & Wisdom Minerva Athena
Goddess of Growing Things Ceres Demeter
Symbol of the Fertile Earth Terra Gaea/Gaia
Protector of Marriage & Women Juno Hera
Goddess of the Hearth Vesta Hestia
Wife and Sister of Kronos Ops Rhea
(courtesy of aletheia.consultronix.com)
There is a great deal of information on the internet and many fantastic accounts for Nimrod and Semiramis, but I have used only what has been affirmed by historians and agrees with the Biblical accounts and prophecies. Physical and spiritual Babylon are both referred to in the historic and prophetic context in the Bible.
As you read this information, I hope you have recognized the familiar things which exist in church traditions today. I welcome you to research this ancient 'goddess', and everything I report, rather than believe me.
I hope you will distance yourself from anything which has the fingerprint of the 'goddess' and proceed in obedience to the Creator's righteousness.