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The Seat of Satan: Pergamum and Nazi Germany

Pergamum’s Altar of Zeus takes center stage as it is excavated and taken to Germany where it later inspires the architecture of Adolf Hitler. Read Transcript


ANCIENT PERGAMUM, THE CENTER

OF PAGAN WORSHIP IN ASIA MINER

ONCE KNOWN AS THE PLACE WHERE

SATAN DWELLED.

IN THE FIRST CENTURY, IT WAS A

THRIVING CITY.

AFTER COUNTLESS WARS AND NATURAL

DISASTERS, THE TEMPLES OF

PERGAMUM LAY IN RUINS.

BY THE MID 19TH CENTURY TONCE

GREAT CITY OF PERGAMUM WAS

BEARLY A MEMORY.

LOCALS WERE USING THE SITE OF

THE MEMORY UNTIL 1864 UNTIL A

GERMAN ENGINEER PAID A VISIT.

CARL HUEMAN WAS SHOT BY THE

DESTRUCTION OF THE PRICELESS

ARTIFACT.

HE GOT PERMISSION TO EXCAVATE

THE ANCIENT CITY HIMSELF.

HE FOUND THE ALTAR OF ZEUS.

STONE BY STONE, THE ALTAR WAS

EXCAVATED AND BROUGHT TO BERLIN

AND REASSEMBLED AND PLACED IN

ITS OWN MUSEUM.

PERGAMUM MUSEUM FINISHED IN

1930 WITH THE ALTAR AS ITS

CENTER PIECE.

EVENTUALLY IT CAUGHT THE EYE OF

A YOUNG MAN NAMED ALBERT SPEAR.

ADOLPH HITLER COMMISSIONED HIM

TO DECIDE THE PARTY GROUNDS.

SPEAR TURNED TO THE PERGAMUM

ALTAR.

SPEAR GIVES ALL THE ATTENTION

TO HITLER.

THE DECORATOR AGREES AND

FULFILLS, THAT IS WHAT SPEAR

DID.

USING THE ALTAR AS HIS MODEL,

SPEAR CREATED A COLOSSAL GRAND

STAND AT THE RALLY GROUND KNOWN

AS THE ZEPLAND TRIBUNE.

AFTER THE WAR ONLY A THE MIDDLE

WAS STANDING.

ALBERT SPEAR BUILT HITLER'S

PODIUM.

HITLER WANTED TO CREATE A MASS

EXPERIENCE.

SPEAR CAME UP WITH THE PERFECT

IDEA.

MOST OF THE NEURIUMBERG

RALLIES WERE HELD AT NIGHT.

COLUMNS OF NIGHT EXTENDED FOR

MILES IN THE SKY CREATING WHAT

HITLER WANTED.

THE CREATING OF NEURIUMBERG HAD

TO BE PERFORMED LIKE A SERVICE

OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.

IT WAS KNOWN AS THE CATHEDRAL OF

LIGHT AND BECOME A HALLMARK OF

HITLER'S EVENTS AND USED IN THE

CLOSING CEREMONIES OF THE 1936

OLYMPICS IN BERLIN.

HITLER IS VERY MUCH AWARE OF

GERMAN MYTHOLOGY.

ANY TIME YOU LOOK AT GODS YOU

ARE LOOKING SKYWARD.

IT IS NOT AN ACCIDENT HE SAYS TO

SPEAR, LET'S CREATE AN

ENVIRONMENT OF LOOKING TOWARDS

THE HEAVENS.

THAT IS WHAT IT DOES.

INSIDE THE RALLY GROUNDS,

THOUSANDS MARCHED.

THESE HAPPENED AT NIGHT WHICH

GIVES A CONTRASTING FEAR AND

STRENGTH AND MYSTERY.

HE IS VERY THEATRICAL.

TORCHLIGHT, FIRE, ALL PART OF

PRECHRISTIAN BELIEFS.

THERE IS A QUASI-MYSTICAL

PARADES.

MANY IN NAZI GERMANY.

FROM HIS PODIUM, HITLER

MESMERIZED THE CROWDS.

I FEEL YOU AND YOU FEEL ME.

THEN UNDER THE CATHEDRAL OF

LIGHT, THOUSANDS OF GERMANS

SWORE WHAT THEY CALLED A HOLY

OATH.

BLAZING FLAMES HOLD US TOGETHER

INTO ETERNITY, NO 1 SHALL TAKE

THIS FAITH FROM THOSE DEDICATED

TO GERMANY.

FROM 1933-1938, HUNDREDS

GATHERED TOGETHER EVERY

SEPTEMBER FOR THE NAZI CONGRESS.

IT WAS THE 1934 CONGRESS THAT

CAPTURED THE ATTENTION OF THE

WORLD, THANKS TO THE GREATEST

PROPAGANDA FILM OF ALL TIME.

1934 HARDY FILM IS THE

PICTURE OF HITLER.

THAT'S IT NO. OTHER FILM WAS

MADE OF HIM.

EVERYTHING THAT HE WANTED PEOPLE

TO KNOW ABOUT THE NAZIS IS IN

THAT FILM.

IT WAS SHOWN CONTINUOUSLY FOR 12

YEARS IN GERMANY.

TRIUMPH OF THE WILL

DIRECTEDED BY A YOUNG GERMAN

ACTRESS.

SHE WAS A FAMOUS MOVIE STAR.

A FEMALE INDIANA JONES.

SHE WAS

PRETTY AND SHAPELY AND

POPULAR, ROMANTIC FEELS

ESCAPIST.

HITLER IS A BIT OF A ROMANTIC.

HE LIKED HER.

FILM PORTRAYED HITLER AS A

GOD-LIKE FIGURE, SAVIOR OF THE

GERMAN PEOPLE.

HIS ENTRANCE WAS THROUGH THE

SKY AS A GOD WOULD COMING

THROUGH THE HEAVENS.

ANY TIME HE APPEARS, ANY PEOPLE

THAT ARE ANYWHERE UP CLOSE TO

HIM HAVE THE STARRY-EYED LOOKS

SHG GLAZED LOOKS ALMOST, AS IF

THEY ARE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN

UNEARTHLY BEING.

THAT IS INTENTIONAL.

IN HIS SPEECHES, HITLER

BORROWED CHRISTIAN PHRASES LIKE

IN THIS SCENE.

AFTER THEY SING THEIR SONG

DEVOTED TO HIM, HAIL HITLER TO

THEE.

HE SAYS YOU ARE FLESH OF OUR

FLESH TO BLOOD OF OUR BLOOD.

HE BORROWS THAT FROM ROMAN

CATHOLIC.

IT RESIGNATES WITH THE CROWD.

HITLER'S POPULARITY SKY

ROCKETEDED.

NEXT YEAR, MORE THAN A MILLION

GERMANS CAME TO NEURIUMBERG TO

HEAR HIS SPEECH.

ON THE EVENING OF

SEPTEMBER 15TH, 1935, HITLER

ANNOUNCED THE NEURIUMBERG LAWS.

LAWS THAT TOOK AWAGER MAN

CITIZENSHIP TO JEWS.

LAW FOR GERMAN BLOOD AND

HONOR IS TO BEGIN THE

MARGINALIZATION PROCESS OF

JEWISH PEOPLE.

HITLER HAD MUCH SUPPORT.

1 DOESN'T GET SUPPORT BY SAYING

WE ARE GOING TO PUT JEWISH

PEOPLE IN GAS INCINERATORS.

REGRADUALLY MARGINALIZED THEM.

HITLER USED THE PHRASE --

BITTER COMPLAINTS COME IN FROM

COUNTLESS PLACES.

THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO FIND A

LEGISLATIVE SOLUTION.

IF THIS ATTEMPT FAILS, IT WILL

BE NECESSARY TO TRANSFER THE

JEWISH PROBLEM TO THE NATIONAL

ASSOCIATIST PARTY FOR A FINAL

SOLUTION.

IF NEURIUMBERG LAWS STRIPPED THE

JEWS OF RIGHTS.

THEY COULDN'T PRACTICE IN

UNIVERSITIES, COULDN'T PRACTICE

IN HOSPITAL, COULDN'T FLY THE

FLAG.

THAT WAS COUPLED WITH REICH LAW,

JEWISH PEOPLE IN GERMANY WAS

SUBJECT BUT NOT CITIZENS.

NEW HOLOCAUST, A HOLY BURNT

ANIMAL AS A SACRIFICE.

THE PLACE THE BOOK OF REVELATION

CALLS THROWN OF

SATAN.

IN NEURIUMBERG, THE BRONZE BULL

REPLACED BY A PODIUM.

ADOLPH HITLER ANNOUNCE HIS FINAL

SOLUTION TO THE WORLD, THIS TIME

THE BURNT

SACRIFICE WAS

6

MILLION JEWS.

AFTER THE

WAR

WAS

OVER,

ALBERT SPEAR

SAID IT IS

HARD

TO

RECOGNIZE

THE

DEVIL

WHEN HE

HAS

HIS HAND

ON YOUR

SHOULDER.

WHAT ARE

THE

SIGNS

OF THE

ANTICHRIST?

WHAT ARE THE

EVIDENCES THAT

SOMEONE HAS

THIS

SPIRIT

IN

THE

SPIRIT OF

ANTICHRIST?

LET'S LOOK TO FIRST JOHN, 2:18.

LITTLE CHILDREN, IT IS THE LAST

HOUR, AND AS YOU HAVE HEARD THE

ANTICHRIST IS COMING, EVEN NOW,

MANY ANTICHRIST HAVE COME BY

WHICH WE KNOW THAT IT IS THE

LAST HOUR.

WHEN YOU LOOK AT THIS FIRST IN

1ST

JOHN,

YOU

UNDERSTAND

THERE

ISN'T 1

ANTICHRIST.

THERE ARE

MANY.

THERE IS A

MAJOR

1 TO

COME.

MANY

IN

HISTORY

WHO HAVE

SET

THEMSELVES UP AS AGAINST

JESUS,

AGAINST THE

MESSIAH, AGAINST

THE

HOLY

1

OF

ISRAEL.

HERE IS

HOW THEY

DO IT.

FIND IT ALSO IN FIRST JOHN, 4:3.

EVERY SPIRIT THAT DOES NOT

CONFESS THAT JESUS CHRIST HAS

COME IN THE FLESH IS NOT OF GOD.

AND THIS IS THE SPIRIT OF

ANTICHRIST.

WHICH YOU HAVE HEARD WAS COMING.

AND IS NOW ALREADY IN THE WORLD.

SO AS

JOHN

IS

TELLING

US, THIS

IS ALREADY HERE AND

HAS BEEN

HERE

THOUSANDS

OF

YEARS.

AND

HOW DO YOU

RECOGNIZE WHEN

SOMEONE HAS

THIS SPIRIT AND

SOMEONE WHO

ACTS

AS 1

OF THE

MANY

ANTICHRIST?

HERE IS

A

CLUE,

DIRECTLY FROM

JESUS, HE IS

PROF

SIGHING ABOUT

THE

DESTRUCTION OF THE

TEMPLE

IN

JERUSALEM.

HIS

DISCIPLES COME

AND SAY

WHEN

WILL THESE

THINGS BE AND

WHAT IS

THE

SIGN

OF

YOUR COMING

AND

THE

END OF THE

AGE?

THERE IS

A

3-PART

QUESTION.

JESUS

IN

MATTHEW

24

ANSWERS ALL

3

QUESTIONS.

SPECIFICALLY ADDS IN A UNIQUE

PHRASE THAT COMES FROM THE BOOK

OF DANIEL.

THEREFORE, WHEN YOU SEE THE

ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION,

SPOKEN OF BY DANIEL, THE PROPHET

STANDING IN THE HOLY PLACE,

WHOEVER READS, LET THEM

UNDERSTAND.

SOME MARGINALS SAY THIS IS THE

ANTICHRIST.

LET

THOSE IN JUDEA

FLEE TO

THE

MOUNTAINS.

NOW,

THIS SPECIFIC

PROPHESY

OF

DANIEL, SOME

CLAIM

WAS

FULFILLED

ALREADY BEFORE

JESUS

WAS

EVEN

BORN.

ANTIYOK,

EPIPHANY CAME AND

SLAUGHTERED

JEWS

ABOUT 80,000

WERE KILLED.

AND IN THE HOLY OF HOLIES, IN

THE TEMPLE, HE

SET

UP A STATUTE

OF ZEUS.

AND THERE HE OFFERED SACRIFICE

AND

SACRIFICED A PIG IN THE HOLY

OF HOLIES

AND HE, THE

ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION IN THE

HOLY OF

HOLIES AND HE

OFFERED A

PIG THERE.

80,000

JEWS DIED.

IT WAS ILLEGAL TO BE

JEWISH.

IT WAS ILLEGAL TO CIRCUMCISE AND

OBSERVE THE SABBATH AND OFFER

SACRIFICES.

ALL OF THIS HAPPENED BEFORE

JESUS WAS EVEN BORN.

SO

HE IS PROF

SIGHING ANOTHER

ABOMINATION FROM THE

BOOK OF

DANIEL, HIS NAME WAS TITUS AND

HAPPENED

WITHIN A

GENERATION

IN

A.D. 70.

TITUS

CAME

AND

LEWDED THE

TEMPLE.

THE ARCH OF TITUS

STANDS IN THE

CITY

OF

ROME.

ARTICLES FROM THE TEMPLE TAKEN

AS TROPHIES BACK

TO THE

CITY

OF

ROME BY THE THEN TO BE EMPEROR

TITUS.

HE SET THEM UP

IN A SPECIAL

TEMPLE.

AND OFFERED

SACRIFICE TO THEM

THERE.

NOW, WHAT

DID

TITUS DO?

HE ABSOLUTELY

DESTROYED

JERUSALEM.

HE

TRICKED

THE JEWS AND SAID IF

YOU WANT TO CELEBRATE PASS OVER,

YOU CAN GO INTO THE CITY.

THEN WHENEVER THE CITY WAS

FILLED HE THEN SHUT THE GATES

AND LITERAL STARVED THEM TO

DEATH 1.1 MILLION JEWS KILLED.

AFTER HE TOOK THE CITY, THE

REPORTS HE SET UP A STATUTE OF

HIMSELF AND A ROMAN LEGION CAME

IN AND OFFERED SACRIFICE IN THE

HOLY OF HOLIES TO TITUS.

HE PUT HIMSELF IN THE PLACE OF

GOD IN THE TEMPLE IN JERUSALEM.

HERE IS WHAT TITUS HAD TO SAY,

YOU FIND THIS FROM FILL STROS

TIS, AFTER TITUS HAD TAKEN

JERUSALEM AND THE COUNTRY ALL

AROUND FILLED WITH CORPSES, THE

NEIGHBORS RACES OFFERED HIM A

CROWN.

HE DISCLAIMED ANY SUCH HONOR

SAYING IT WAS NOT HIMSELF THAT

ACCOMPLISHED THIS EXPLOIT, BUT

LENT HIS ARMS TO GOD WHO HAD SO

MANIFESTED HIS WRATH.

THIS IS 1 OF THE SIGNS OF THE

ANT CHRIST.

1 OF THE SIGNS OF THE

ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION.

THERE IS YET TO BE FILLED

BECAUSE WE KNOW FROM THE

WRITINGS OF PAUL, THE MAN OF

SIN, FROM THE JOHN IN REVELATION

AND FROM THE WORDS OF JESUS,

THERE WILL YET BE ANOTHER

ANTICHRIST WHO WILL COME, WHO

WILL TRY TO SET HIMSELF UP IN

THE HOLY OF HOLIES.

HERE IT IS FROM DANIEL 8:23-26,

THESE ARE THE SIGNS OF THE

ANTICHRIST.

AND IN THE LATTER TIME OF THEIR

KINGDOM, TRANSGRESSORS HAVE

REACHED FULLNESS, A KING SHALL

ARRIVE.

HIS POWER SHALL BE MIGHTY, BUT

NOT BY HIS OWN POWER.

HE SHALL DESTROY FEARFULLY AND

PROSPER AND THRIVE, THROUGH

CUNNING, DECENT AND RULE

DESTROYING MANY IN THEIR

PROSPERITY.

HE SHALL EVEN RISE AGAINST THE

PRINCE OF PRINCES BUT HE SHALL

BE BROKEN WITHOUT HUMAN MEANS.

THE VISION OF THE EVENINGS, SEAL

UP THE VISION FOR IT REFERS TO

MANY IN THE FUTURE.

DANIEL IS QUOTING AN ANGEL.

IT IS GIVING HIM A KEY.

A KING SHALL ARRIVE.

IT IS A KING.

IT IS AN ABSOLUTE RULER.

YOU CAN CALL THEM EMPEROR,

CAESAR, YOU CAN CALL THEM FURER,

A CHAIRMAN, ALL KINDS OF THINGS,

BUT YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND, HE

HAS ABSOLUTE RULE WHEN HE MAKES

A DECREE, IT BECOMES THE LAW OF

THE LAND.

SECOND, HIS POWER SHALL BE

MIGHTY BUT NOT BY HIS OWN POWER,

HE'LL HAVE UNUSUAL THINGS, BOOK

OF REVELATION TALKS

ABOUT, THE

ABILITY TO GIVE SIGNS AND

WONDERS.

HE'LL BE SO UNUSUAL IN HIS

POWER, EVEN THOUGH ELECT CAN BE

DECEIVED BY WHAT HE IS DOING.

WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE ANTICHRIST,

TITUS SAID I DIDN'T DESTROY

JERUSALEM, I JUST LENT MY ARMS

TO GOD.

YOU START TO UNDERSTAND WHAT IS

GOING ON.

THE FURER SAID HE WAS TAPPING

INTO THE 3RD REICH, THE 3RD

MILLENNIUM REIGN OF THE PEOPLE.

IT IS NOT ALWAYS THEIR POWER

THEY ARE TAPPING INTO.

THIRD SIGN, HE SHALL DESTROY

FEARFULLY.

HE SHALL DESTROY THE MIGHTY, AND

ALSO THE HOLY PEOPLE.

START UNDERSTANDING, WHAT DOES

THE ANTICHRIST GO AFTER?

THE HOLY PEOPLE.

AND WHETHER THAT IS JEWS OR

CHRISTIANS, HE TARGETS THEM AND

TRIES TO WIPE THEM OUT.

HE EXHALTS HIMSELF IN HIS OWN

HEART AND SHALL DESTROY MANY IN

THEIR PROSPERITY.

WE SEE DESTRUCTION.

DESTRUCTION FEARFULLY,

DESTROYING THE MIGHTY, THE HOLY

PEOPLE AND DESTROYING MANY IN

THEIR PROSPERITY.

HE BRINGS POVERTY, HE BRINGS

DESTRUCTION.

HE BRINGS GENOCIDE AGAINST THE

HOLY PEOPLE.

AND THE FINAL CLUE, HE SHALL

EVEN RISE AGAINST THE PRINCE OF

PRINCES.

HE EXHALTS HIMSELF AGAINST THE

MESSIAH, AGAINST JESUS.

HE PUTS HIMSELF IN THE PLACE OF

THE MESSIAH.

AND THAT IS THE FINAL SIGN.

WHERE IS THE HOPE?

HE SHALL BE BROKEN WITHOUT HUMAN

MEANS.

WHEN WE UNDERSTAND GOD HIMSELF

WILL INTERVENE, GOD HIMSELF WILL

BRING A RESOLUTION TO THE

ANTICHRIST.

THEN WE CAN REST SECURE KNOWING

OUR FUTURE AND HOPE ARE WITH HIM.

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