What is Mystery Babylon?
The historical development and symbiotic relationship of the Roman Catholic Church and the New World Order
Revelation 17:5
By Rev. R.L. Meares
I. Mystery Babylon
Mystery Babylon defined according to "Strong's Exhaustive Concordance Of The Bible" is 'the secret of confusion and or bitterness'. Derived from his Hebrew and Greek renditions of the words.
In beginning our search for Mystery Babylon, we must journey by the means of scriptures as well as historical data at our disposal to the beginning of the manifestation of its' presence.
According to Ezekiel 28:13-19, Isa. 14:12-15 and Revelation 12:3-4; Lucifer "the anointed cherub that covereth", fell through deceit and was cast out from the presence of God. Approximately one-third of the heavens host followed him in his rebellion and together they were cast into the earth. There are not a few commentators who believe that this cataclysmic confrontation took place between Genesis chapter one and verse one and chapter one verse two. Scoffield says "Jeremiah 4:23-26, Isa. 24:1 and 45:18, clearly indicate the earth had undergone a cataclysmic change as a result of divine judgement. The face of the earth bears everywhere the marks of such a catastrophe. There are not wanting intimations which connect it with the previous testing and fall of angels." (Scoffield Ref. Bible, pg.3) Because of their anarchy, God decreed that their ultimate destiny would be eternal damnation in a lake of fire. (Matt. 25:41, II Peter 2:4)
In Genesis 1:26 and 2:7 is recorded the creation of man from the dust of the ground. The breath of God is "breathed" into him and "man became a living soul". Man is given dominion (rule, or power to rule) over the creation of God. Because of this, Lucifer, hereafter designated as Satan, conspires to overthrow the dominion of the man (Genesis 3:1-7). Through the fall of man, Satan gains legal, physical and spiritual control over the temporal realm of the earth. For with the fall of man, dominion is transferred. 
The seed of Mystery Babylon, conceived in the corridors of the eternal, is brought to birth in the sphere of the temporal. Yet in the midst of this conflict and struggle, a plan formulated in the mind of God, in the eons of eternity begins to take shape and emerge. A plan for the future redemption and justification of Gods' creation (Genesis 3:14-15, John 1:1-5,9-14).
The scriptures declare that as time progressed, "....God saw the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually" (Genesis 6:5). The whole world was filled with evil and occult practices. God determined to destroy the earth with a flood. But in the midst of gross immorality and decadence God had a remnant. The scriptures declare "But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord" (Genesis 6:8). Through obedience and the building of the Ark, Noah and his family were preserved.
Though there is no record of Mystery Babylon as a bonafide entity or practice at this time, we can be fairly certain by records and characteristics found in later scriptures and historical evidence that the spirit of Mystery Babylon at least prevailed prior to the destruction of the earth. And to be sure, it was this same spirit that brought about the destruction of the earth by a great flood.
Following the flood, the Ark came to rest upon Mt. Ararat (Genesis 8:4). The family of Noah came forth with both clean and unclean animals of every kind and began to multiply and replenish the earth as commanded by God. But once again as time progressed, the "imaginations of the thoughts of his heart" caused man to be evil and depraved.
Satan knows much of the plan of God. He knows that according to the word of God in Genesis 3:15, one day a "heel" would come to "bruise his head". So he formulated a plan and devised a religious system that people would believe in, kill for, even be willing to die for. This religious system would be an occult system, centering upon Mystery Babylon. This system was to eventually control the world, and to attempt to deify Satan as lord.
To introduce this system into the world, he used two people. Nimrod a son of Cush and the grandson of Ham, the son of Noah (Genesis 10:6-11). His very name is defined by Smiths' Bible Dictionary as meaning "rebellion". The other person used in the propagation of this, self-serving, self-seeking society was Semiramis. Together with Nimrod she ruled Babel, one of the first major cities constructed after the flood. (Genesis 11:1-9)
According to the nineteenth century historian, Alexander Hislop, most dependable historians agree that Babel (Babylon) was the primal source from which all idolatry spread to the ancient world. Also according to Hislop, Shem the son of Noah killed Nimrod because of his iniquitous practices. Semiramis however, moved quickly. She became pregnant and gave birth to a son, Tammuz. She let it be known that this was Nimrod reincarnate. This was the first intimation of the "trinity" as associated with the worship and deification of the godhead. (The Two Babylons, Alexander Hislop, The Force, pg.11, Chick Publications).
Another historian, Ralph Woodrow, concluded that to this present time, evidence of Babylonian worship exists in "all the false religions of the earth." (Babylon, Mystery Religion-Ralph Woodrow).
Beginning at Babylon and finding its' way into all ancient societies was the teaching of "Pantheism". Pantheism teaches that all forces, manifestations, etc. of the universe are god. (Sun worship, animal deification, etc.) This is the same doctrine being propagated today as "New Age". This teaching has been a threat to humanity throughout the ages. It was a very real threat even during the time of the Apostles. (See Romans 1:20-32)
However the main god of Babylon was a god represented by an equilateral triangle, or as a single body with three heads. This is the most ancient depiction of the "trinity". Even in this modern age, Buddhist, Hindus and Catholics still retain a "trinity" as their god. They also still retain certain symbols (the equilateral triangle, etc.) as the symbol of god.
(Editor's note: for an explanation of why the trinity is not a biblical doctrine, see Ken Raggio's article, .)
The scriptures as well as historical evidence prove that Babylon is the very mother or originator of all paganism. The spread of pantheism, with Satan at its' pinnacle, was precipitated by the confusion of the languages at Babel (Genesis 11).
Yet through the lineage of Shem, God raised up a righteous man by the name of Abram (Abraham). It was through the seed of Abraham that God would bring forth a nation to be a light to those in the dark world of idolatry. This was the nation of Israel. However in the fullness of Gods' prophetic time clock, it would be the church. (See Genesis 11-25)
By the time of Moses, the gods of Babylon had spread over the face of the earth. Many kingdoms had arisen from the plains of Shinar and moved across the face of the earth. Taking with them the ancient deities of Babylon. Edom, Ammon, Midian, Egypt, etc. Only the names of their gods had changed. The Egyptian trinity were Isis, Horus, and Seb. Mystery Babylon was flourishing, growing and prospering. 
Still in the midst of gross idolatry, there was a small group of nomadic herdsman, who remained true to the most ancient way of worship. The worship of One God. The descendants of Abraham; Isaac, Jacob and Joseph, clung to the precious tenants of the true faith. As a sign of their commitment to God, they each entered into a 'covenant' relationship with Him. To signify their faith in the promises of God, Abraham's' descendants agreed to abide by the rite of circumcision.
The descendants of Joseph, having been brought into bondage during their sojourn in Egypt, began to cry out to God for their deliverance. God raised up Moses as a deliverer to his people. 
Upon his deliverance of the nation, God established a covenant with Moses upon Mount Sinai. The binding force of this covenant were the precepts of the law or the Ten Commandments. The first and foremost of those commandments was the oldest and the most precious of Gods' command to His creation, "Hear, O Israel, The Lord our God is one" and "Thou shalt have no other gods before me." 
The covenant of Sinai was the first covenant God had established with a nation of people. It was meant to be a binding agreement between the nation of Israel and God. That there would always be a repository of truth and a light in the midst of a world of wickedness and idolatry. It was the covenant of the Law (Exodus 3,19 &20). Gods' promise to them was that He would bring them into their own land and they would be His people.
When Moses died the children of Israel had been wandering in the wilderness of Sin for 40 years. It was at the end of this 40 year period that God chose Joshua to lead the people into their inheritance,(Joshua 1).
The satanic corruption of Mystery Babylon had spread to Canaan. The kingdoms of the Midianites and Ammonites had strong roots in the occult. One of their gods was Molech, who was thought to be none other than Tammuz or Nimrod reincarnate. One of their most religious methods of consecration was to take their newborn children or even aborted children and sacrifice them to the flames of Molech.
Gods' command to Joshua and to the children of Israel was to go in and possess the land. They were to destroy the people of Canaan and all of their idolatrous practices. As the children of Israel went into possess the land, many battles were waged, and wars fought. Gradually the children of Israel got tired of fighting. They gave up and began to intermingle with the inhabitants of the land,and as a result adopted many of their occult practices.
Because of their rebellion, the Lord God would allow them to go into periods of captivity and enslavement. During their suffering, they would begin to cry out to God, at which time He would send a deliverer. This period of biblical history is known as the time of the Judges. It was during the ministry of Samuel the Prophet, the last of the Judges, that the people began to cry out for a king. During each period of enslavement the nation of Israel became more corrupt by occult idolatry culminating in the profanations of the temple as described by the prophet Ezekiel in Ezekiel chapter 8. This is a graphic portrayal of Mystery Babylon.
From the book of First Samuel through the books of the Chronicles we get a picture of Israel as a people. Intermingling with other nations. Adopting occult religious practices and idolatry as occasion demanded, as each king strengthened his position by making treaties with surrounding kingdoms. It is only through the life and kingship of David, that we see a true hunger of a heart after God.
Following the reign of David and into the life and reign of Solomon, do we see again the manifestation of Mystery Babylon. For the scriptures declare that "Solomon loved many strange women...for surely they will turn away your heart unto their gods...Solomon clave unto these in love" (Kings 11:1-2).
Throughout our study we have seen the manifestation of Mystery Babylon. We have seen it's beginnings in the eons of time. We have seen it manifest in the plains of Shinar and Babel. We have watched it grow and spread throughout the earth. 
But there is no greater manifestation of Mystery Babylon than during the ministry of the Prophets. For it was from the lips of these anointed, uncompromising men of God that the secular and religious leaders of Israel began to be exposed for what they were. 
A nation founded to be a vessel of God's truth, had become nothing more than just another corrupt, occultic, people. The religious leaders in many instances went through the guise of sacrifices according to Jewish custom and law while in reality worshipping the god's of ancient Babylon. Gradually the people of God were led farther and farther away, till they were enslaved to religion. It was due to this gross idolatry and religious corruption that Israel as a nation was carried away into captivity and ceased to exist as a people.
Following their enslavement and captivity, a decree was issued that a remnant might return to the land of Israel for the rebuilding of the "streets" and "walls" of Jerusalem. 
It was during the remnant's return that Zechariah received a vision of a woman in a basket (Zechariah chapter five). In the vision the prophet saw an ephah (a measuring basket). The basket was covered with a "talent of lead" (a sealing weight) and in the basket was a woman (Israel). The prophet then lifted his eyes to see two women. (Jerusalem and Samaria). The basket was born away to Shinar (the plains of Babylon) to be "established and set there upon her own base" (Zechariah 5:5-11). 
Scoffield said, "Symbolically, a measure is indicative of something that has come to full, so that God must judge it." (II Sam. 8:2; Jer. 51:13; Hab. 3:6-7; Matt. 7:2; 23:32). A woman in the bad ethical sense is always a symbol of that which is "religiously" out of place.
In essence, the vision said that Israel was religiously out of place and would be transported to Babylon, where she would establish a house on her on base. The word "house" in verse 11 is indicative of more than a dwelling. It is and can be defined as a "cover" a "shelter" or even a "legislative assembly". 
It is my belief that this is a direct reference to Ezekiel 23 and Jeremiah 6:8. I believe it has a direct bearing upon the foundation of Mystery Babylon being transferred and laid in Israel and even Jerusalem itself.
In the 23rd chapter of Ezekiel, God gave us a prophecy concerning two women. "Aholah"(Samaria) and "Aholibah"(Jerusalem). They are depicted as harlots and as having committed whoredoms, which were brought from Egypt. Then verse 17 tells us that the Babylonians came to her in a "bed of love and they defiled her with their whoredoms and she was polluted with them". Verse18 tells us " mind (the mind of God) was alienated from her, from her sister". This is a direct reference to Jeremiah 6:8.
In Ezekiel chapter 8, God revealed to the man of God the abominations that the religious leaders and the elders of the nation were committing while professing faith in God. 
They were going through the ritualistic rites of the Law. In verses 10-12, God revealed 70 elders in a dark room, burning incense and worshipping images of unclean creatures and idols of every sort. (This is pantheism). In verse 14 the prophet is shown women sitting in the gate, weeping for Tammuz. In the third abomination the prophet is shown "five and twenty men" with their faces to the east, and they worshipped the sun toward the east, verse 16. 
This is none other than Mystery Babylon. It was being practiced in the house of the Lord. One commentary describes the afore-mentioned practices as Baal worship. According to Smiths' Bible Dictionary, Bel was of Babylon. The worship of this supreme Babylonian deity was "licentious (morally unrestrained) practices." Here we see without a doubt, Mystery Babylon established in the House of God, in Jerusalem. It is for this reason that God cut off the nation of Israel as a people and established the Church of Jesus Christ.
To understand the full scope of Mystery Babylon and it's application to Israel, we must first understand the reason Israel went into Babylonian captivity. It was due to their rejection of God and their abominable occult practices. 
The scriptures declare that in the "thirtieth year of the captivity of Jehoiachin", Evil-Merodoch, king of Babylon brought Jehoiachin out of prison and gave him a "puppet throne", till the day of his death. This was a throne that was not recognized by God, because in Jeremiah 36:30 God had cursed Jehoiachin's father; Jehoiachim with an ever-lasting punishment saying "He shall have none to sit upon the throne of David". In effect, God had taken away the throne from his descendents forever. The throne of the seed line of Solomon came to an end. In its place was established a Babylonian "puppet throne". With the Babylonian puppet throne we can assume and correlate with the visions of the prophets came the Babylonian religion with all of its perverted practices. Even Jehoiachin's mothers' name correlated the evidence. Her name was Nehushta, taken from the idol Nehushtan or "the serpent". 
Here we see without a doubt, Mystery Babylon established in the city of Jerusalem. [Note! If you read the genealogy in Matthew, Jehoiachim's name is missing. He had been cut off !] 
Study the prophets. You will find unequivocal proof that Israel as a nation, and or a religious entity was removed from the benefit and blessings of God.
By the time of Jesus Christ, the religious hierarchy of Israel and Jerusalem was nothing more than a pretence and a sham. For four-hundred years there had been no spoken word from the Lord God. Not since Malachi: had there been a prophet to cry out against the sin and iniquity of the people and the nation as a whole.
The religious leaders had taken the law given by Moses and reduced it to mere oral tradition. The Pharisees, the largest religious sect of the day had merged the Law with the oral interpretation of the elders, who had come out of Babylonian captivity. It was this oral tradition and it's numerous commentaries that formed the Talmud. 
The Talmud consisted of two parts (1) The Mishna, which is a concise, comprehensive summary of the whole ritual law, reduced in writing. In its present form, it was produced about the 2nd century. (2) The Gemara, which forms the second part of the Talmud and which is commonly meant when the word Talmud is used. The Gemara is by far the oldest of the commentaries on the oral law, having been completed in Babylon.
So by the time of Christ, we find the dominant spiritual leaders in Jerusalem were using the Talmud, and more specifically the Gemara as a guideline concerning spiritual issues. (Commentaries made by the elders of Babylon, influenced by Babylonian practices-The Kabbalah). Mystery Babylon had become established on Mount Moriah in Jerusalem under the pretence of worship to God. Mystery Babylon had become part of the fabric of Israel.
When Jesus Christ, the Word of God (Jn. 1:14; II Cor. 5:19; I Tim. 3:16) stepped on the scene, He met the devil squarely face to face in a temple supposedly built to honor Him. He met Satan and his Babylonian Mystery cult established on Mount Moriah. Is it any wonder he would throughly purge his floor (II Chr. 3:1; Matt. 3:12)?
It was the religious seed of the serpent, or Satan, in power on Mount Moriah that would "bruise the heel" of Christ on Calvary (Acts 2:23; 3:15; 5:30; I Thess. 2:15). Jesus knew this! That's why in his confrontation with the Pharisees, he would openly accuse them, for who and what they were. (Jn. 8:41-47; Matt. 23:29-36; 37-39). Then a careful study of Stephen's confrontation with these same leaders, shows Stephen exposing their associations with Mystery Babylon, through the centuries (Acts 7:39, 42,43,52). Like Christ, it resulted in his death.
When Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God, (Isa. 53:7; Jer.11:19; Jn. 1:29-36; I Peter 1:19; Rev. 5:6; 13:8) was crucified and cried "it is finished", the veil of the temple in Jerusalem was rent from top to bottom. This broke the back of Jewish Temple worship and Mystery Babylon in Jerusalem, on Mount Moriah. 
Because of their rejection of Jesus Christ, the Messiah; Christ prophesied the destruction of Jerusalem and the desolation of Israel (Matt. 24:1-8; Mk. 13:1-10; Luke 21:5-22 note verses 20-22). Most commentators agree that two sieges are in view. The siege by Titus in 70 AD, which results in the destruction of the city, the temple and the nation. But there is also a future siege in view, when the final battle of Armageddon takes place.
Upon the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus the Roman General in 70 AD., Mystery Babylon was forced to change it's face and shift its base of power once again. The new base of power was shifted to Rome.
The church however as founded on the day of Pentecost, with the outpouring of the Holy Ghost continued to cling to the basic precepts of the faith, namely that there is only One God (Luke 24:45-48; Acts 2:22-36). As the church began to grow and spread, it was confronted by the new face of Mystery Babylon.
During the reign of Nero, emperor of Rome, a mass persecution began against the church of Jesus Christ. Nero also instituted many imitation Christian churches for the purpose of entrapping and enslaving the true believers of Acts Two. (Archives of the Vatican, Chick Publications, Vol. 16). Many times these false churches used Jewish Synagogues as meeting places. This was the warning issued to the churches of Asia in the Revelation chapters 2 and 3 (note; 2:9,13,14-15;2:20-25; 3:1-3;3:9,13)
By the time of Constantine, the church of Jesus Christ had been carried throughout the world by the Apostles and those who believed on Christ "through their word" . Even under intense persecution by the Roman Empire, the New Seat of Mystery Babylon, the true church grew and flourished. The imitation churches established by Nero also grew as an extended arm of Mystery Babylon.
To take advantage of this growing wave of Christianity, both true and false, Constantine professed a conversion to the new religion. He declared himself the spiritual leader of Christianity and made himself Pontiff Maximus, the inaugural pope. 
He issued an edict of tolerance to draw the true believers out of hiding. But only those that accepted his form of Christianity (Roman Catholicism/ Mystery Babylon) were protected. True believers in Acts Two knew he was manifesting that spirit of antichrist according to the scriptures and the witness of the Holy Ghost.
Afterward, Constantine moved the capital of his empire to Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) in the east. The Bishops of his Catholic System (Mystery Babylon) seized the opportunity to take control of the empire.
By the third century after Christ, Mystery Babylon was once again a well established entity with its headquarters in Rome. Through the ensuing ages the Roman Catholic Church/ Mystery Babylon has gained in power and momentum, even to this present age. 
It has maintained it's wealth and power with deceit, subterfuge, witchcraft, sabotage, masses and murder. It has bought, killed and controlled kings and countries. While sitting upon the throne in the Vatican, Nimrod's representatives claim to be the vicar, or stand-in for Jesus Christ.
Through the so-called "dark ages" a spiritual warfare raged. Yet in the midst of inquisitions and persecutions, perpetuated by Catholicism, one of the arms of Mystery Babylon, the church of Acts Two thrived and flourished, (History Of The Christian Church, Marvin Arnold, Ancient Champions Of Oneness, William Chalfant). During this catholic reign of terror approximately 68 million people were tortured or killed for refusing to worship this spirit of antichrist.
From Mystery Babylon in Rome, we have seen a number of children birthed. These children of the harlot, retain her doctrines and her symbols (Trinity, Equilateral Triangle, etc.) We have also witnessed a number of secret societies emerge from the folds of her garments, (Knights of Columbus, Masons, Shriners, etc.) All having their roots in the occult. 
In his book Morals And Dogmas, pg. 744, Albert Pike tells us that "all truly dogmatic religions have issued from the Kabbalah and return to it." Who birthed and practices the Kabbalah? Mystery Babylon. What is her basic belief? A multiplicity of gods or Pantheism, their roots being Luciferianism!
In these last days there is a great move to confederate and join together the religions of the world. This is being accomplished through the World Council of Churches and the Ecumenical movement. There is also a push to unite the three religions of the world which claim Abraham as a common founder. This includes Modern Judaism, Christianity (Catholicism and her harlot children ) and Islam. Many believe that these three religions are really three denominations of one religion. The religion and posterity promised to Abraham.
True! They are all derivatives of one religion, but it is not the religion promised to Abraham. They are of Mystery Babylon. - that counterfeit, antichrist monstrosity conceived by Lucifer!
In The Protocols Of The Learned Elders Of Zion, a plan was outlined by the "illuminated ones" for world domination. Many of these "learned elders" trace their beginnings to Solomon. By the end of his reign as king of Israel, Solomon had become nothing more than a pawn in the plan of Mystery Babylon, (I Kings 11:1-11). Throughout time a select group of men have been privy to the mystical secrets of the ancients. Paul Fisher in his book, "Behind The Lodge Door" tells us that "These cults, (referring to the Ancient Mysteries)--of which Masonry is a modern day successor--were predicated upon Gnosticism, a belief in a spurious 'knowledge' of the origin, control, and destiny of the universe. This 'knowledge' originated in Chaldea (Babylon) and Egypt and was handed down ...secretly by a chain of initiates" (pg.271). 
Who birthed and practiced the Kabbalah? Babylonian Pharisees, of Jewish descent! One of the arms of Mystery Babylon, down through the Ages. What is the basic belief of Mystery Babylon? A multiplicity of gods or Pantheism, as well as mysticism, necromancy, etc.! Their roots being Luciferianism.
II. Annuit Oceptus
On May 1, 1776 in Ingolstadt Bavaria (Germany) an organization was founded that would help shape the modern world. It would be this organization that would maneuver, and shape circumstances and situations around the globe, to bring about a culmination of Mystery Babylon. This organization, known as the Illuminati, was organized by Adam Weishaupt, a prominent Freemason. The organization was composed of those in Freemasonry who felt they were of superior intellect. The name of the order itself speaks of their opinion of themselves. Illuminati means "enlightened ones".
The Illuminati has been designed for the specific purpose of organizing and carrying out the plan of world domination conceived in the mind of Lucifer in Isaiah 14:9-16, Ezek.28:13-19. The order is made up of those who have been initiated into the secret teachings of Luciferianism. Lucifer is the supposed light-bearer or source of enlightenment.
It is the purpose of those seeking world domination to do whatever it takes to fulfill their plan. And it is an established fact that this plan is being carried out even as we speak. 
In reference to the subversion of governments and world leaders, Weishaupt said: "It is our duty to surround them with its (Illuminati) members, so the profane may have access to them. Thus we are able most powerfully to promote it's interest. If any person is more disposed to listen to Princes than to the order, he is not fit for it, and must rise no higher...By this plan we direct all mankind." (Proofs Of Conspiracy-J. Robinson, Boston:Western Islands)
After approximately ten years in existence, the Illuminati was exposed by the Bavarian government. There were several prosecutions, but most of it's influential members found refuge with various European leaders.
By the time of it's exposure, the Illuminati had already spread to more than a dozen countries; including the United States. Since 1776, at least three U. S. Presidents have spoken out against the Illuminati. One of these was George Washington, (see " The Writing's Of George Washington," Vol.20, U. S. Government Printing Office). Although the Illuminati "ceased to exist" after it's exposure and denouncement by the Bavarian government, its efforts would continue to pursued through other avenues of Freemasonry. These forces continue today as a controlling, behind the scenes, shadow government. 
In 1913, the efforts of the "Illuminated ones" paid off. With the creation of the Federal Reserve System, the European Illuminists were given a permanent role in America's finances.
Edward Mandell House, an agent for the Rothschild- Warburg- Rockefeller cartel (avowed Illuminists), gained national prominence as chief advisor to President Woodrow Wilson. It was House who persuaded President Wilson to sign the Federal Reserve Act. President Wilson is quoted as saying "I have unwittingly ruined my country" (Constitutional Money and The Banking Procedure, Catherine B. Dalton).
With the control of the Federal Reserve Act, the country's money was put under the control of the Federal Reserve Board. The board was made up this country's representatives of the world's bankers, most prominent being the Rockefeller, Warburg and Morgan families.
During World War One, House represented President Wilson as his chief foreign diplomat. It was House who helped plan the League Of Nations (funded by Rockefeller money). The league was to be the first step to forming a one world government. As a result of Houses influence, President Wilson would become the prominent world leader speaking out for the league. America, even her president, refused to be persuaded. The average citizen saw this as a threat toward globalization.
To assure future success, the Illuminati, working with House and his accomplices, established an organization that still operates today. It is an organization, I might add, that has had as a member six of the last nine sitting Presidents, Democrat and Republican.
The Council on Foreign Relations was conceived in May of 1919 at the Paris Peace Conference. It was determined by the representatives of the conference that an "international group which would advise their respective governments on international affairs" should have separate sub-groups operating and cooperating with one another,world-wide. The Council on Foreign Relations was headquartered in New York. The Royal Institute of International affairs was headquartered in London. Other organizations were set up in Paris, France and Hamburg, Germany, (The World Order, Eustace Mullins, Ezra Pound Inst. Of Civilization Stauntin, Va.)
The CFR was officially formed on the 29th of July 1921. The men who made up the CFR were men who met the approval of Baron Edmond de Rothschild of France. It was Baron de Rothschild who dominated the conference in Paris (The Unseen Hand, R.Epperson).
Money for the founding of the CFR came primarily from J.P. Morgan, Bernard Baruch, Jacob Schiff, Paul D. Warburg and John D. Rockefeller, among others. This was the same international banking crowd and industrialists who founded the Federal Reserve Board.
The CFR currently has 2,670 members, of whom 952 reside in New York, 339 in Boston and 730 in Washington D.C. It's membership reads like a "Who's Who of America". Most of the nation's top leaders in government, education, labor, the military, the media and banking, are members,(CFR Annual Report, 1987-1990).
A former member of the CFR, Rear Admiral Chester Ward warned the American People of the organizations intentions. "The most powerful clique in these elite groups have one common objective--they want to bring about the surrender of the sovereignty and the national independence of the United Stated..." Primarily they want...control of global government ("Correction Please", Review of The News, April 9,1980). It should also be noted that in Study Number 7, a CFR position paper published on November 25, 1959 the stated purpose of the CFR was "to advocate the building of a New International Order."
The term New World Order (or New International Order) has been used privately by the CFR since it's inception to describe the coming world government. It has only been since the fall of 1990 that CFR members have, for the first time, began using the term publicly. This is a subliminal attempt to condition the public for what lies ahead.
The term New World Order has been used by Illuminized Freemasonry since Weishaupt to signify the coming world government. One of the Illuminized Freemasonry's secret symbols was placed upon the back of our dollar bill during the administration of Franklin Roosevelt. 
Roosevelt himself was a thirty-third degree mason and close associate of the CFR. The Masonic symbol consist of a 13 tiered pyramid with the "all seeing eye" of Osiris or Baal above it. Embossed around the seal, we find, ANNUIT OCEPTIS NOVUS ORDO SECLORUM "Announcing The Birth Of The New Order Of The Ages" or "New World Order." 
On the opposite side of the bill is the Eagle. A symbol of the United States. However above the head of the eagle; and made of stars is found the six pointed star of Ashtoreth - another symbol of the ancient Babylonian Mystery cult. The very fact that this symbol is over the eagles head, shows that since the administration of Franklin Roosevelt, the U.S. has been under the control of Mystery Babylon, working its will through the New World Order, (When Is The Rapture-G. Reckart).
With the start of World War II the CFR, working with Franklin Roosevelt, gained control of the U.S. Department of State, thus ever after influencing foreign policy. "Organization became virtually an agency of the government....The Rockefeller Foundation had started and financed certain studies, manned largely by associates of the Council (CFR); the State Department....took these studies over, retaining the major personnel which the Council (CFR) had supplied." (Foundations--Their Power and Influence, Rene Wormser).
CFR control of the State Department would ensure U.S. membership in the United Nations following the War. "The United Nations was spawned two weeks after Pearl Harbor. Secretary Hull, at the direction of his faceless sponsors....recommended the founding of a Presidential Advisory Committee on Post War Foreign Policy. This...was in fact the planning commission for the United Nations and it's charter." (Bulletin-Should The U.S. Participate and Encourage Development of the U.N., Col. A.E. Roberts). Colonel Roberts went on to describe most of the committee members as CFR officials.
In Oosterbeek, Holland in 1954, approximately one hundred of the world's power-elite met for the purpose of regionalizing Europe (The Unseen Hand, Epperson). This group, made up of members of the CFR and members of other world groups, became known as THE BILDERBERGERS. 
George McGhee, former U.S. Ambassador to West Germany revealed that the "Treaty Of Rome which brought about the Common Market was nurtured at the Bilderberger meetings" (Ten Kingdoms Among The Beast, Newswatch Magazine). Virtually every one of current or former Bilderbergers is a current or former member of the CFR.
Another organization that has drawn a high percentage of it's membership from the CFR is the Club Of Rome. The Club had it's beginning in April of 1968 when leaders from ten different countries gathered in Rome at the invitation of Auerlio Peccei, an Italian industrialist with close ties to Fiat. (Mankind At The Turning Point-The Second Report Of The Club Of Rome, Reader's Digest Press) The organization claims to have the solutions for World peace and prosperity. The solution, One World Government.
Charged with overseeing the regionalization and unification of the entire world, the Club's recommendations are published from time to time in special, confidential reports, sent to the power-elite of the world. One report, released September 17, 1973, recommended that the "world be divided into ten political / economic regions". The report is entitled "Regionalized Model Of The Global World System" (Ten Kingdoms Along With The Beast, Newswatch Magazine, March/ April, 1984). This report was prepared by COR members Mihazlo Mesarovic and Eduard Peste (ibid.).
In the book Mankind At A Turning Point, already quoted, pages 151 and 152, we find that the beliefs of the individuals associated with the COR is Pantheism. Thus the COR, UN, CFR, indeed, the whole New World Order has it's roots in Mystery Babylon.
In 1973, a new organization was formed to facilitate and accommodate the new era of "global economic interdependence" brought about by the oil crisis. The Trilateral Commission (TC) would promote World Government, by encouraging economic interdependence among the superpowers. Steering the economies of the member nations into a position where they would be completely intertwined. The commission was formed by David Rockefeller and the TC's first director and the man who drafted the charter was Zbigniew Brzezinski. Brzezinski would later become President Jimmy Carter's National Security Advisor. (Constitutional Money, Dalton)
In one of his books, detailing his world view, (Between Two Ages) Brizinski calls for a new international monetary system and prepares his readers for a global taxation system. He also reveals on pg. 72 his views on Karl Marx, calling Marx a man of "maturing...universal vision".
You may ask, "If all this is happening, how come the American People don't hear about it?" The answer is quite simple. Media representatives who are members of the CFR consist of (by affiliate): CBS-William Paley, Dan Rather, Harry Reasoner, and Bill Moyer. NBC-Tom Brokaw, John Chancellor, Marvin Kalb, Irving R. Levine. ABC-Peter Jennings, David Brinkly, John Scali, Barbara Walters. CNN-Daniel Shorr. PBS-Robert McNeil, John Lehrer.
In addition a report by Congress in 1974 indicated that Chase Manhattan Bank owns substantial stock in ABC, NBC and CBS. The same trend applies to the Newspaper and magazine publishing firms of the U.S.
John D. Rockefeller made his first move on education in 1902 when he formed the General Education Board (GEB). Fredrick T. Gates an assistant to Rockefeller was installed as chairman. 
The philosophy of the GEB was revealed in the boards "Occasional Letter, No. 1." "In our dream we have limitless resources and the people yield themselves with perfect docility to our moulding hands. The present educational conventions fade from our minds, and unhampered by tradition, we work our own good will upon a grateful and responsive rural folk". 
These same forces (Rockefeller/Carnegie) began to back John Dewey in the early thirties, with large amounts of money. John Dewey was a private tutor to the Rockefeller children. Dewey who became known as the "father of progressive education" went on to influence the thinking of American educators more than any other individual. What many people do not know is that Dewey was an atheist. He wrote: "There is no God and no soul. Hence, there are no needs for the props of traditional religion..." (The Rockefeller File, Allen, The Unseen Hand, Epperson).
In 1904 Dewey moved to the Teacher's College at Columbia University. There he would spend the rest of his life teaching teachers. Today, 20% of all American school superintendents and 40% of all teacher college heads have advanced degrees from Columbia. 
Also of note, the National Education Association (NEA) the countries chief lobby for education is financed by the Rockefeller/Carnegie foundations. 
Up to this point I have given you just a very brief description of a few key players and their organizations. These are interested in promoting and seeing the vision of a New World Order come about - a global government, with some type of Luciferic religion as a means and mode of worship.
Behind these key players and their organizations are a host of others. Let me name just a few: The World Constitution and Parliamentary Association, Lucis (Lucifer)Trust (which has included such members as Robert McNamara, Henry Kissinger, and George Shultz). (World Dictatorship, Warner). Their is the World Union, World Federalist Association, American Civil Liberties Union, Sierra Club, American Humanist Association, World Future Socialist, Fellowship Of Inner Light, National Organization For Women; the list could go on. Also tied into these organizations are such Mega corporations as, GE, IBM, Zerox, and AT & T, and many more. ("World Future Society's World View 84", World Dictatorship, Warner).
Ladies and gentleman, whether we like it or not, we are facing a New World Order, controlled behind the scenes by the Super-Elite- a select group of initiates, indoctrinated with Kabbalistic philosophy and esoteric mysticism. 
This is not a plan that has taken shape overnight, nor in just a few short years. It is a plan that has been shaped and molded. These ideas have been cultivated for centuries, waiting for that moment in time when it would all come together.
In closing, I would like to stress this is a "world" conspiracy. It reaches into the highest levels of all major governments. It has been carried throughout the world by avenue of Freemasonry. (World Revolution, Webster, Senator Robert F. Kennedy-The Man, The Mysticism, The Murder, John Steinbacher, Christ, The Christian And Freemasonry, McCormick).
The secret teaching's of this New World Order are the teachings of Masonic Theology. Masonic Theology has it's roots in Pantheism. In his book; Morals And Dogmas, Albert Pike states "All truly dogmatic religions have issued from the Kabbalah and return to it. Everything scientific and grand in the religious dreams of all the Illuminati: Jacob, Boehome, Swedenborg, St-Martin, and others; is borrowed from the Kabbalah....the Kabbalah alone consecrates the alliance of the Universal Reason With Faith, Power With Liberty, Science With Mystery; It has the keys of the present, the past and the future....Lucifer, the Light Bearer!....Lucifer, the Son of the Morning!....Is it he who bears the light?....Doubt it not!" (Morals And Dogmas, Albert Pike, pg. 321, 744, 745).
We are sitting on the verge of a world crisis like man has never imagined. A real global crisis. But the Scriptures declare "....And the ten horns....are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast. These shall have one mind and shall give their power and strength unto the beast. These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: For he is Lord of Lords and King of Kings; and they that are with him are called, chosen, and faithful." (Revelations 17:12-14).