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The Seven Archetypes of
The Christmas Conspiracy


Christmas means
Beating "Swords into Plowshares"
Establishing a Christian society
with everyone sitting
under his "Vine & Fig Tree."


Repudiating The Modern World

of

Secularism, Humanism, Anti-Family Sex, Hedonism, Autonomy, Totalitarianism, and Mass Death


The true meaning of Christmas is that the King has come, and all other kings must step aside. If we have been king of our own life, we too must step aside. The word "Gospel" means "good news." The "good news" of Christmas is that Christ the King is going to re-create a Christian world of virtue, peace, and security.

The true meaning of Christmas has been obscured by the consumerism, materialism, and militarism of the American Empire (a.k.a. "New World Order"). The Prophets described the Coming Messiah who would inaugurate a "Vine & Fig Tree" society. This Messiah came at the First Christmas. God's people are called to work for a "Vine & Fig Tree" world, not to wait for another Christmas.

The State, along with its institutional yes-man, the church, profits from ignorance of the radical message of Christmas. The Church-State hybrid does not want you to know about The Christmas Conspiracy

While the true meaning of Christmas can be found throughout the Bible, the prophecy of Micah (chapter 4) is particularly illustrative, and Christmas Conspiracy co-conspirators are especially fond of it:

Micah's Prophecy Archetype
And it will come about in the last days
That the mountain of the House of the LORD
Will be established as the chief of the mountains
And it will be raised above the hills
Victory: The Inevitability of the Conspiracy
And the peoples will stream to it.
And many nations will come and say,
"Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD
And to the House of the God of Jacob,
Catholicism: The Universal Appeal of the Conspiracy
That He may teach us about His ways
And that we may walk in His paths."
For from Zion will go forth the Law
Even the Word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
Law: God's Law vs. Man's "law."
And He will judge between many peoples
And render decisions for mighty, distant nations.
Then they will hammer their swords into plowshares
And their spears into pruning hooks;
Nation will not lift up sword against nation
And never again will they train for war.
Peace: Beating the State's Swords into Plowshares
And each of them will sit under his Family: God's Central Unit of Society
Vine and under his fig tree,
With no one to make them afraid.
For the LORD of hosts has spoken
.
Garden-Land: Reversing the Stalinization of the Farm
Though all the peoples walk
Each in the name of his god,
As for us, we will walk
In the Name of the LORD our God
forever and ever.
"In that day," says the LORD,
"I will assemble the lame,
I will gather the outcast
And those whom I have afflicted;
I will make the lame a remnant,
And the outcast a strong nation;
So the LORD will reign over them in Mount Zion
From now on, even forever."
Community: No Man is an Island

Micah 4:1-7

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Christians dedicated to extending the reign of King Jesus and overthrowing the demonic Empires of the world are inspired by seven archetypal ideas in Micah's prophecy which make up The Christmas Conspiracy:

Victory | | Catholicism | | Law | | Peace | | Family | |Garden-Land | | Community


  1. Victory: The Inevitable Triumph of the Conspiracy
  2. Catholicism: The Universal Appeal of the Conspiracy
  3. Law: God's Law vs. Man's "law."
  4. Peace: Beating the State's Swords into Plowshares
  5. Family: God's Central Unit of Society
  6. Garden-Land: Reversing the Stalinization of the Farm
  7. Community: The Extended Family welcomes the lost and lonely

Clicking on any of these archetypes will begin a chain of links which flesh out each theme, showing the Vine & Fig Tree vision for life in Christ's Kingdom.


In 100 words or less, Micah's prophecy teaches us about:

Victory

1. The Kingdom: Christ established it at His First Advent.

Universality

2. Catholicism: He promises that it will spread across the globe, and will be a universalistic mass movement, including all nations, all peoples, all races.

Theonomy

3. God's Law: This global spread of Christ's reign will be in terms of obedience to Biblical Law, which is Christ's Standard of Love, Justice, and Holiness.

Pacifism

4. Peace: Biblical Law teaches attitudes of virtue and service; when mature, these qualities beat "swords into plowshares."

Patriarchy

5. Family: Rightly related to those who gave us birth.
Rebellion against the natural authority of parents and elders gives rise to tyrannical, "paternalistic" institutions. The Christmas Conspiracy reverses this trend.

Agrarianism

6. Garden-Land: Militaristic industrialism is then replaced with contentment and a harmonious relationship with the land.

Community

7. Community: Christians do not practice "rugged individualism." The "nuclear family" is culturally sub-Biblical. Living in extended-family communities, Christians exercise dominion and resist the pressure of worldly peers spouting the myths of the pre-Christian "principalities and powers."

Let us take apart Micah's prophecy theme-by-theme. We will see the overall theme of global Divine-human Reconciliation emerge.


Stated in broad propositions, Micah's prophecy teaches us about:

1. The Kingdom: Christ established it at His First Advent.

      Micah says man was created in a Garden, "the Mountain of the Lord." We rejected God's Providence because we wanted to "be as gods" (Genesis 3:5). In our poverty, we sold ourselves to the demonic slave-traders of the polis.
      Jesus paid the price necessary to "redeem" us (buy us back) from the slave-traders. Satan has been bound. By destroying this slavery, Christ established His Kingdom. If we accept His gentle yoke, we escape the harsh taskmaster of addiction to sin. Christ's plan is not to "rapture" His people, but to empower them to "overcome" sin and the demonic State. He is not "coming soon" to establish an Empire in Jerusalem.
      Churches preach defeat, slavery, impotence, and self-centeredness. "Shepherds" paralyze and castrate "the sheep." Liturgy and rituals replace dominion. Spontaneous obedience to the Blueprints of Life is muzzled by "doctrinal" diversions.
      Politicians legislate dependence and serfdom. Flag-waving replaces dominion, vengeance replaces mercy and "voting" soothes the conscience.
      The Media tempts us to self-worship. Meditation on God's Law is crowded out by "entertainment." Mousketeers graduate to cocaine.
      Yet whenever the Gospel has been believed and fleshed-out, culture has blossomed. Science, the arts, schools, hospitals, "justice, mercy and faith," are the products of Christ's Kingdom.
      Christ has established His Kingdom. Find out more.

Catholicism
Universalism

2. Postmillennialism: It is a global Kingdom; a New Earth. 

      Jesus promises that His Kingdom will spread across the globe, and will be global, or universalistic, including all nations, all peoples, all races. Though the "dominant culture" only reluctantly admits it, Christianity has leavened the loaf, and the dough is rising. "The earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover the sea." (Isaiah 11:9)
      Churches teach that everything is getting "worse and worse." Reforming lives and nations is thought to hinder the "return of Christ." Sectarianism and ecclesiocentrism is their sorry substitute for a Christianized Earth.
      Bureaucrats stalk the borders to keep "illegals" out. "My country right or wrong."
      Christ's Kingdom will grow to cover the planet. Find out more.


3. Theonomy: Man's law will be replaced by God's Law.

      This global spread of Christ's reign will be in terms of obedience to Biblical Law, which is Christ's Standard of Love, Justice, and Holiness. We do not adjust our interpretation of the Bible to fit our culture; we reconstruct our culture according to the Blueprints of the Bible.
      Churches teach that "we are under grace, not law." They still enforce their own laws and traditions, but not God's. The rates for shoplifting, perjury, adultery, divorce, and abortion are as high in churches as among non-Christians. Governments seize billions, murder millions, destroy continents; churches are silent.
      Judges assert that law and justice are "culturally relative." All cultures are equal — except Christian culture, which is "oppressive." It becomes politically incorrect to condemn massive human-rights violations in so-called "left-wing" dictatorships.
      Biblical Law will reconstruct all human society. Find out more.


4. Peace: "Swords into Plowshares."

      Biblical Law teaches attitudes of virtue, reconciliation, and service; when mature, these qualities beat "swords into plowshares," disarming the heart of the individual and the polis. Decentralization replaces institutionalization.
      Churches support wars, bless bombs, cheer executions. When institutionalized violence is approved by the pulpit, it is practiced by the people.
      Organized government has murdered an average of 10,000 people per day throughout the 20th century. More killings are planned. Copy-cat street gangs protect their "turf."
      Co-conspirators in The Christmas Conspiracy follow the Prince of Peace. Find out more.


5. The Family: Home of God's global Shalom

      The Family is the root and center of Kingdom growth -- overthrowing the violence of the State, abstaining from the sycophancy of the Church. Vine & Fig Tree means a return to Biblical Patriarchy -- and then new growth in terms of this family-centered paradigm.
      When families begin exercising independent dominion, the "shepherds" question their loyalty to the church. Inquisitions keep would-be patriarchs docile and "submissive."
       Leviathan is at war with Jefferson's "yeoman farmer." Free men of independent creativity and political skepticism have been replaced by consumer zombies easily managed by the State.
      The Christian Family will abolish the Church-State hybrid. Find out more.


6. Garden-Land: Return to Eden

      When families put Biblical Law into practice, militaristic industrialism is replaced with contentment and a harmonious relationship with the land.
      When Christians attempt to live debt-free, church finance boards call them "unrealistic" and "impractical." Industrialist peonage is nurtured.
      The Federal Reserve Board rewards debt, impersonalism, and cut-throat competition.
      Ecological destruction is a result of polluted hearts.
      Christian Patriarchy will restore Edenic conditions world-wide. Find out more.


7. Community: The Extended Family

      Just as we were adopted into the Family of God, Christians extend their families, bringing in the solitary and abandoned. Christians do not practice "rugged individualism." The "nuclear family" is culturally sub-Biblical. Living in extended-family communities, Christians exercise dominion and resist the pressure of worldly peers who spout the myths of the pre-Christian "principalities and powers."
      Modernist church hierarchies pressure Christians who question birth control, HMO births, mass-schooling, and Secular Humanist degrees. Christians who practice hospitality, sanctuary, and home Bible-study threaten ecclesiastical monopoly.
      The nuclear-armed State is no less hostile to the decentralized provision of social wholeness.
      The Creeds say "I believe in the Community of Saints." Find out more.


Let us take apart Micah's prophecy theme-by-theme. We will see the overall theme of global-human-Divine Reconciliation emerge.


I. The Kingdom:
Government of the World by the Saints of God

And it will come about in the last days
That the mountain of the House of the LORD
Will be established as the chief of the mountains
And it will be raised above the hills
Micah 4:1

Many Christians are not participating in The Christmas Conspiracy because they believe that they must wait for Christ to come to earth a second time. The Old Testament Prophets foretold (and Christ's Apostles confirmed) that the Messiah's Kingdom would be established when the following had taken place:

  1. Satan is bound and his power to deceive the nations curtailed (Revelation 20:1-3).
  2. The Eternal King is enthroned upon the Throne of David (Psalms 2 and 110).
  3. Believers are anointed as priests and kings to reign and rule with the Messiah (Isaiah 61:6; 66:21; Revelation 5:10).

Christ accomplished all these things at His First Advent.

The New Testament clearly states that Jesus lived, died, and rose again in "the last days" of the Old Covenant order. His last act under the Old Covenant was the destruction of the Old "House of the Lord" (Matthew 24) and the establishment of a new House, a new Mountain (Daniel 2:35,44; John 4:21,23).

This is the beginning of The Christmas Conspiracy. NOW is the time to begin fulfilling our mandate (Genesis 1:26-28) to exercise dominion under Christ.

The Christmas Conspiracy Extends Christ's Kingdom


Explore First Archetype: Victory

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II. The Gospel:
The Inevitability of the Conspiracy

And it will come about in the last days
That the mountain of the House of the LORD
Will be established as the chief of the mountains
And the peoples will stream to it.
And many nations will come and say,
"Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD
And to the House of the God of Jacob,

Micah 4:2

We sometimes decide whether or not to follow Christ based on whether it's popular. We don't want to be "different." We should realize that what is important is the long-term, and in the long run, Vine & Fig Tree Christianity will be "mainstream." "Extremist fringe" today; dominant culture tomorrow.

Catholicism: The entire planet — all races, all cultures, all languages — will be governed by Christian principles.

"Roman Catholicism": A Contradiction in Terms. Ecclesiocentrism: racism; statism.

Optimism: The Gospel ("Good News") is predestined to succeed.

What is the Gospel? Is "Vine & Fig Tree" a "new gospel"? NO! The word means "Good News" The Good News is victory. "The Gospel" is the predestined success of "The Christmas Conspiracy" (Galatians 3:8).

Postmillennialism or Apostasy? Why postpone "the Rapture" by working for Global Reconciliation? Man's work of reconstruction is backed by the Power/Promise of the Spirit.

The Great Commission vs. the Wimp Commission

Hal Lindsey: Passť Prophet of the Wimp Gospel

Appendix: A Scripture Checklist of Conspiratorial Success

The Christmas Conspiracy is Rooted in Sovereign Grace


Explore Second Archetype: Catholicism

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III. God's Law:
Blueprint for Overthrow and
Reconstruction

And many nations will come and say,
"Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD
And to the House of the God of Jacob,
That He may teach us about His ways
And that we may walk in His paths."
For from Zion will go forth the Law
Even the Word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
Micah 4:2

The whole Bible -- including the Old Testament -- is God's Law-Word.

From Moses to Malachi, God sets forth an unchanging standard of Justice, Mercy, and Faith (Matthew 23:23). When faithfully taught and obeyed, observance of the Law of God mends the torn fabric of life. Bringing our lives under the total jurisdiction of Christ is the key to social renewal, not reforming the lives of others through the impersonal violence of statist bureaucratic regulation. Biblical Law is God's pattern for peace, justice, and harmony.

Theonomy vs. Autonomy

The Comprehensive Scope of God's Law: Every Area of Life, Every Activity
Obedience in Life pleases God more than Ritual and Sacrifices in Church
A Slave's View of Law and Politics
Legal Obedience and the Gospel
Theonomy in Christian Ethics
Liturgy vs. Law
"Spirit" vs. Law
Law or "Fruit of the Spirit"?
Galatians 5:22-23:
But the fruit of the Spirit is

against such there is no law.

"Love" vs. Law
The Impossibility of "Legalism"
Living Faith
The Origin of Greasy Grace
Getting in Touch with Your Feelings
Emotions in Psalm 119

Can you be a Christian if you don't "worship" God?
Can you "worship" God if you don't worship His Law?

The Gospel Message is a Word from God. Every Word of God is Law.

The Christmas Conspiracy is Grounded in God's Law


Explore Third Archetype: Law

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IV. The State:
The Enemy of Christmas

For from Zion will go forth the Law
Even the Word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
And He will judge between many peoples
And render decisions for mighty, distant nations.
Then they will hammer their swords into plowshares
And their spears into pruning hooks;
Nation will not lift up sword against nation
And never again will they train for war.
And each of them will sit under his
Vine and under his fig tree,
With no one to make them afraid.
For the LORD of hosts has spoken.

Micah 4:2-4

Christ is the Prince of Peace. His vassal-subjects must be committed to Peace. The Prince of Peace commanded us to love our enemies. True Christians are willing to follow Christ to the cross (Matthew 16:25; 1 Peter 2:21).

But the religion of Secular Humanism (America's State religion) teaches vengeance. Modern Man believes it's better to make someone else die for you than to give your life for another. Entire populations are organized on the principle of institutionalized vengeance. The State was invented to replace Pax Christi with Pax Lamech, Pax Nimrod, Pax Pharaoh, Pax Babylonia, Pax Romana, and Pax Americana.

"The Christmas Conspiracy" is a conspiracy to crush the "New World Order" into powder (Daniel 2:44).

Biblical Law teaches us to pray and work for peace: personally, locally, globally. Obedience to Biblical Law will eliminate "the State." Justice is altruistic, not adversarial.

Jesus Christ was executed as a threat to the "New World Order." His followers must be prepared to be punished as "anarchists."

The Chief End of Man: The Glory of God, not the Glory of the "Fatherland"

Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: War is the Health of the State

Militaristic Industrialism or Decentralized Harmony? Swords into Plowshares.

The Christmas Conspiracy is the Discipling of the Nations


Explore Fourth Archetype: Peace

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V. The Family: The Nursery of Global Reconciliation

For from Zion will go forth the Law
Even the Word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
And He will judge between many peoples
And render decisions for mighty, distant nations.
And each of them will sit under his
Vine and under his fig tree,
With no one to make them afraid.
For the LORD of hosts has spoken.

Micah 4:2-4

In the Garden of Eden there was the Family. There was no priesthood, no State.

All human beings are created in families. Patriarchy is an inescapable concept. If the Christian pater does not train his family in the Ways of Peace, he will be oppressed by a "paternalistic" State.

The Institutions of Church and State are unBiblical. They reflect rebellion against God's Law.

The whole history of man as recorded in the Bible is the history of sinful rebellion against society as created in the Garden of Eden, and the construction of institutions based on coercion and violence. It is the history of Politics vs. Patriarchy.

Not Priesthood, nor Statecraft: The Family is God's Central Institution.

Training Ground for Morality, Forgiveness, Self-Discipline, Competence.

Obedience through the Family eliminates tyranny, protects property.

Institutions such as Church and State were formed in rebellion, not faith.

The Christmas Conspiracy Is the Product of the Home


Explore Fifth Archetype: Family

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VI. The Garden: Paradigm of Reconciliation

And it will come about in the last days
That the mountain of the House of the LORD
Will be established as the chief of the mountains
And it will be raised above the hills
And each of them will sit under his

Vine and under his fig tree,
With no one to make them afraid.
For the LORD of hosts has spoken.

"The Mountain of the Lord" is a reference to the Garden of Eden.

The original Garden had the following characteristics.

The Life of Man was characterized by the following:

In general, each of the characteristic Blessings of the Garden and of Man's Life in the Garden are reversed as man rebels against the Lordship of the Creator. We will soon post links to the anti-parallels:

Instead of water Thirst
Instead of the Mountain of the Lord a desert Valley
Instead of the Botanical Garden a Wilderness
Instead of Precious Stones Clay, wood, stubble, asphalt
Instead of God's Presence Separation, "Hell on earth," alienation

The Life and Nature of Man are also ruined by Man's rebellion

Instead of Dominion Man Neanderthal Man
Instead of a Garden "The Concrete Jungle"
Instead of Knowledge Mythology
Instead of Harmony with Nature Conflict, Pollution
Instead of Freedom to Enjoy and Glorify God Economic Scarcity
Instead of The Family "Singles," "Careerism "
Instead of Long life-spans Sickness, Death
Instead of Unmolested stewardship over land Serfdom, slavery
Instead of Stability Wandering, Unpredictability

The Christmas Conspiracy   is a conspiracy to restore Edenic conditions throughout the globe.

"Deep" Creationism vs. Evolutionism / "Deep Ecology" / Fascist Genocide

Dominion vs. Domination: The Model of Christ or The Survival of the Fittest?

Culture vs. Commerce: Salvation by Grace or by the Machinations of Man?

Agrarianism vs. Industrialism: Covenant Blessings or Humanistic Idolatry?

Vine & Fig Tree is a movement to restore Edenic conditions throughout the globe.

The Christmas Conspiracy Embraces All of Creation


Explore Sixth Archetype: Garden

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VII. The Remnant: Reconciliation in Community

Though all the peoples walk
Each in the name of his god,
As for us, we will walk
In the Name of the LORD our God
forever and ever.
"In that day," says the LORD, "I will assemble the lame,
I will gather the outcast And those whom I have afflicted;
I will make the lame a remnant, And the outcast a strong nation;
So the LORD will reign over them in Mount Zion
From now on, even forever.

Please watch for coming links!

Patriarchal Communities: Beyond the "Nuclear Family" and "The American Dream."

Standing Against the Principalities and Powers

Perseverance of The Saints in Community: Encouragement from Believers vs. Social Peer Pressure

The Weak and Illegal: Social Darwinism vs. Personalism

The Christmas Conspiracy Creates Community


Explore Seventh Archetype: Community

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"A Christmas Conspiracy FAQ."


A word to "Feminists."

Vine & Fig Tree advocates "patriarchy."
If that strikes you as offensive and threatening, you should explore the rest of this site. You will find that your definition of "patriarchy" was given to you by the very institutions opposed by Vine & Fig Tree.

In our experience we have found two types of people who might classify themselves as "feminists." If you hate men and children, and hope to arm yourself with the violence of the State in order to bring about your vision of social order (a socialist system of gun-wielding matriarchs), you will definitely be challenged by Micah's vision of Vine & Fig Tree. On the other hand, if politics, guns, condoms, and shouted slogans don't interest you, you are probably in the right place.

Our definition of "patriarchy" differs from many who oppose that term. Our vision is that of the Prophet Micah:

We are pacifists, anarchists, and anti-institutionalists; not defenders of the "patriarchy" denounced by some feminists, but defenders of the "traditional values" opposed by lesbians and other "progressives."

Q. What kind of "patriarchy" can exist in a context of anarchism, pacifism, and decentralism?
A. One you should explore with an open mind; open to ways of thinking which are so old, they appear new.

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