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8/31/13 at 03:02 PM 0 Comments

Understanding the Race Cult Mentality- Part 3 of 3

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Helping Black People Break Free of the Racial Bondage Through Establishing Relationships

Louisiana state senator Elbert Guillory recently made a drastic political change by leaving what he called the Democratic Party plantation and joining the Republican Party. He realized that the Party did not reflect his Christian beliefs.

Through the analysis of the factors that affect much of the way many within the black community may believe, the task at hand is to seek solutions to the problems that plague it. The ultimate goal is to bring the individual to the point of self-realization—recognizing through one’s own essence something of great significance—in this case that the world is not the way one has been led to believe.

When Louisiana State Senator Elbert Lee Guillory made his courageous switch from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party, it was much more than a political event. It was about a man who finally realized that he had spent much of his life thinking and believing in an ideology that was in radical conflict with his beliefs and principles. Sen. Guillory had been delivered from the bondage of the race-cult mentality! Even greater news tells that many other blacks in particular are beginning to see that they have been purposefully misled and even lied to in order for one political party to have and maintain power!

The way one perceives his or her world and environment has great impact upon how they will live their lives and interact with others. So, in order to overcome the drawbacks of the race-cult mentality, what is the remedy? Is there a process?

Let us start with the basic premise that the most effective way to deliver any person from cultic influence is though a personal relationship with them. The most important part of any relationship is trust. The most direct route to the heart and mind is built upon trust, so one with the intentions for opening a closed mind must be based upon a relationship that is built upon trust.

An individual can scream, shout and debate as long as he can, but the most likely result will be a mutual standoff, with very little progress. That method only causes the cultic mindset to burrow deeper into his false belief system.

Remember David Koresh and the Branch Davidians at Waco, Texas? One of the mistakes of the federal agents was to blast extremely loud rock music into the compound for several days. That tactic did not accomplish what was intended, but only caused the cultists to burrow deeper into their fear and paranoia! Since loud rock music is often considered “the devil’s music” in some Christian circles, then could using the gigantic speakers to blast the incredible sounds into the compound convince the Davidians that Satan was attacking them? This caused the sect to fight to the very last child, which resulted in the great loss of life. On the same hand, arguments and shouting matches with the cultist will most likely fail. Neither can the race-cultist be shamed or forced to look at their position in another way. If their false beliefs are somehow confirmed by outsider actions, all efforts to deliver them will be futile.

The cult-influenced mind receives the argument more as a predicted and anticipated attack of the enemy instead of a concerned friend or loved one. Through the trustful relationship comes the information that has the power to begin the process of reshaping the individual’s world view.

The information must bring conflict between what they are learning and what they have been taught. The new information must convince the individual that America is still, as it always has been, the place of freedom and opportunity, and that the society is more about helping and caring for one another (especially whites) than oppressing them. At some point, the cultist should hopefully recognize that there is no real enemy in America. As the relationship between the cultist and his advocate strengthens, the internal conflict grows as he begins to see that what he had been taught and consistently told was not the truth, but lies!

By communicating the truth through a meaningful and trusting relationship, those three regions of the mind presented in previous discussion (basic primitive outlook, who exerts authority, and who determine the structure of living) begin to be reformed in terms of the individual’s world view. If the world is anything, it might be neutral instead of accepting or hostile. That voice of authority will be recognized as deceitful and self-gratifying instead actually caring for them. The person or group who has dictated a life of obedience to him is questioned and challenged as credibility begins to erode. The new information should be based upon sound, common sense logic and reasoning that supports main-stream thought and practice. Then the individual can be led to realize that he himself has the most power to influence his own standard of living!

When it comes to bringing the cultic mind into conflict with its own beliefs, it is not as difficult as it may seem. For example, if the person happens to profess to be a Christian, one thing that can be done is to bring the individual face-to-face with some of the very Bible verses they may know, but cannot utilize to the point of living freely. As fellow believers in Jesus Christ, individuals who may be at the opposite ends of the socio-economic, cultural and political spectrums, but the cause for Christ should reign! Here are a few examples of Biblical Scriptures all believers should agree to...

  • I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. (Philippians 4:13) If you believe that, then why are you saying that people are holding you back?
  • Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. (1 John 4:4) Challenge: If you are a child of God, then why do you allow Satan to keep you in such a small and limited world?
  • If God be for us, who can be against us? (Romans 8:31) If God is on your side, then why has it taken so long for your deliverance? Challenge: Can’t you see that people of other races are coming her and doing so well while you still struggle?
  • Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you. (Luke 10:19)
  • For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? (1 John 5:4-5).

These five Bible references are only a few of many that Christians spout each and every day, but fail to believe to the extent that not even their skin color could keep them from their destiny in Christ Jesus! Acknowledging that a group of people have enough power over them to control their life’s outcome for generations should NEVER be part of the Christian lexicon, and it takes the power of testimony to sometimes shake even true believers out of their sleep!

Also you can bring to discussion the cultic mind when you recognize the four characteristics being manifested (Closed Mindedness, Antagonism On A Personal Level, Institutional Dogmatism, and Isolation). A good question for addressing cultic behavior starts with these observations:

We read from and believe in the same Bible. We say that we trust in the same God. We say that we are saved by the Jesus and have been washed in the same blood. If these things are true, then why is are we so separated and apart? For the Christian to live such a life, no matter what color he or she might be is an act of rebellion against the teachings of the Savior and the will of God!

Observe these characteristics and prayerfully seek to rescue your cult-minded friend from a life of bondage.

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