In Defense of Legends

by Pastor Mark Downey

Are legends Christian? Some people don't think so. A legend is a story coming down from the past, especially one popularly regarded as historical although not verifiable. 'Prima scriptura', which holds that the Bible is the primary source of doctrine, but that understanding can be improved by reference to other sources. 'Sola scriptura', on the other hand, a product of the Protestant Reformation, leaves us a legacy that has evolved from the original protest against church authority, in contradistinction to the Bible itself having sole authority. A legend can be either good or bad, true or false. The point to remember is that it is something that is passed down generationally. Of course, God's Word is the final authority; it's just what you do with it.

Should each of us be able to read the Bible for ourselves, now that we have printing presses, and comparatively evaluate the merits of both the church and the reformers? The motivations of Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy have epitomized their theology with the embodiment of a deity or spirit in some earthly form to translate not only the Bible but also the prayers and liturgies, among other things, of the church. This extrabiblical shove in a particular direction is the stuff in which legends are born by the manipulative machinations of those who would reject other legends outside the textual criticism of the Bible and exist through time till it is either proven or dispelled. A lot of legends die an ignoble death, while others persist for centuries. One could say that it is a war of legends, a war between good and evil. The principle of a legend will survive because people are attracted to its premise. A good example of this fratricidal conflict is in Northern Ireland.

As John Wesley stated in the 18th century, "The Church is to be judged by the Scriptures, not the Scriptures by the Church." The premise is that the Scriptures are guaranteed to remain true to their divine source, and thus, only insofar as the Church retains scriptural faith is it assured of all the promises of God. Likewise, if Catholic/Orthodoxy were to become the biblically predicted apostate church, which many have affirmed, then its authority would be null and void. Their own legends become their own worst enemy. What follows is a legendary church claiming itself as the source of truth, much to the chagrin of a sordid history. As a consequence, profound doubts emerge after a millennial of abuse and begins another millennia of damage control. It goes way beyond the intent of the Protestant Reformation and I believe is the hand of God at work. The more the state sanctioned institutions called "churches" fall away from God's authority and relegate it to themselves, can we witness their piety of whited sepulchers and a holier-than-thou corpus. Ye shall know them by their fruits and their fruit is rigor mortis.

Is the body of Bible believing Christians capable of taking care of itself or are we so spiritually challenged that we need a class of priests to tell us what to think? I thought the Levitical was replaced with the Melchisedec, where every man is a priest unto God, but apparently the Levitical legend lives on in the priestcraft of assumed orthodoxy. This priesthood of self-proclaimed authority can then create or destroy whatever legend they deem fit for serving their special interests. If so much legend of authority is attributed to the almighty church and its army of priests, then why is there a need for the Holy Spirit? I'll tell you why. Our race has been in bondage to the apostate church for so long, that it is stymied in its growth and maturing in Christ. Rather than chewing strong spiritual meat, the orthodoxies have fed milk or in some cases spiritual cyanide to a baby believer. They are not allowed to think or live as God intended; to be aware of Christian legends that would free them from the yoke of a medicating clergy. "For by thy sorceries were all nations deceived."

The truth of what is considered the church is nothing more than a fictional legend, a contraption of corporate Babylon and has no semblance to the biblical ecclesia or the 1st century apostolics. Legends of the early body of Christ was a body politic more concerned with the advancement of the Kingdom of God, than with the advancement of man made institutions under the guise of religion. How has the elite class of "Father-priests" made any difference "That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness"? Where is their fruit? Where is the fulfillment of "Till we all come in the unity of the faith" when the elitists manipulate the flow of information/understanding and prevent unity? For 500 years, since the Protestant movement began, the Catholic/Orthodox "church" is probably worse off now than then, because of the ruling priesthoods. The White race has been robbed of its Christian legends by priestly censors.

How did God intend for His people to respond to their divine calling? To submit to a universalist theology for all races and nations? No. If we compare Eph. 4:12 with 4:16, they are one and the same describing "For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ" and "From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love." Spiritual growth occurs through our relationship with other Christians, not time spent in cathedrals listening to the vain repetitions of costumed and staged liturgies. When Christian unity grows in the body of Christ, the priesthood is indubitably absent.

White Christians are all called to proclaim the Good News of the gospels. The good news is the identity for which this message is intended. The purpose of any ministry is to call back into union and friendship the affections of man towards God, which have been alienated and mongrelized. Anything above and beyond this is a ministry that has no purpose except self-aggrandizement.

The legends which could rekindle a love of God and racial brethren are the ministering of many Christian Identity believers. We believe the legends, because the legends are good. They harmonize with Scripture, not as canon, but as, in many cases, prophetic fulfillment. What good is a prophecy from God, if God's people cannot see its manifestation? "It is the glory of God to conceal a thing, but the honor of kings is to search out a matter" Prov. 25:2. Notice that it does not say God conceals His Word in Scripture, but rather a "thing", which could suggest a historical event that is preserved in legend. God never intended for His plan and purposes to end with keeping His Word, the Bible, in isolation, confined within the four walls of a church building. "For the Kingdom of God is not in word, but in power" I Cor. 4:19. We are also well aware of the fact that, "The Kingdom of Heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force" Mt. 11:12. Hence, the bloody history of the false church. But the Word and our legends from the past will overcome the lies and treachery. Evidence that God can and does conceal things, only to have them revealed at His appointed times, proves that there are other sources in God's arsenal of eternal wisdom than the 'prima scriptura'. "And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out My Spirit upon all flesh and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions and your old men shall dream dreams" Acts 2:17. Knowledge of events of times past, considered legend, can then take their rightful seat of understanding and righteousness, without the hindrance of false prophets and false churches.

Who would blind our race to these historical realities? It would be the legion of hysterical adversaries to Christian Identity. They come in all stripes and colors, but they all share a common animus. And this is what the satanic realm of humanity is composed of. The tool of their authority is the rewriting of history and the reinvention of Christianity to suit their quest for power. The legends which Christian Identity holds dear will be our connection to the past which shall make our people free. We know that White history is in the rapacious clutches of the antichrist historians of academia and the seminary lapdogs are not far behind. Is it any wonder then that false legends have been created to overshadow true legends?

Even after 1000 years of superficial transformation, the infrastructure of the institutionalized church remains static. It is in the business of promoting men who have a propensity to control other people in behalf of the church. It is also in the business of racial amalgamation as the myth and legend of universalism. Therefore, satan/the adversaries of God are conceptually alive and well in the Catholic/Orthodox people themselves.

Consider the grassroots foundation of Christian Identity, much like the original church, compared to the foundations of other traditions that use and exploit the name Christian. Power from the latter comes from the ecclesiastical hierarchy and trickles down to the parish. Whereas, Christian Identity is moving towards the home church, home schooling, home birthing and getting off the religious grid. It is a paradigm shift from church corporations to kindred clans. It is a discovery of the legends of Glastonbury, the daughter of Zedikiah and Jeremiah in early Irish history, the Coronation Stone, the Wattle church of Jesus in England, Joseph of Arimathea, the travels of Paul, Mary, and others to Europe and the Isles and many more too numerous to expound upon in this article. The point is, these legends are suppressed for a reason and the reason is that the devilish churches have a lot to lose, if White people come to understand that the establishment churches have been a fraud for 1800 years and a dismal failure at bringing forth the fruits of the Kingdom of God. They will not forfeit their hold on power and thus will remain contrary to the will of God.

God raises up movements to hold up a mirror to the false churches and to preserve the legends of Christianity, which fly in the face of universalism. Churchianity has little resemblance to the church of the Bible or legend. Unless radical changes move the spirit of men, the purpose of the church will remain in the hands of man and not God. It is too great a loss for them to give their entire lives over to God. "Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey, whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness? What's missing is Christians who will lead by example, rather than by control. Give the legends a chance and don't be persuaded by overbearing elitists. Our legends are rich in substance and principle. They prove our identity as the true Israel of Scripture. The alternative legends of the Roman and eastern church prove only a malevolent grab for what belongs to God. The judeo-Christian denominations are just a cookie-cutter religion of the aforementioned and not much better.

Christian Identity offers our race a plan the way God intended. Our only choice is to come out of Mystery Babylon; the cheap imitations lacking in substance and resolve for century upon century. It will take men and women of courage, rather than playing it safe with government approved religions, to overcome the adversaries of our race. But rest assured, Babylon will fall, "Because she made all nations drink the wine of the wrath of her fornication" (Rev. 14:8). The false church has been screwing the White race for far too long and it is now time for the pendulum to swing.