We are surrounded by symbols, many of them historic, and though we see them we probably do not pay attention to their meaning. Some are rooted in the Bible and some are occult in origin. The cross is a common symbol of Jesus and Christianity. The pentagram is well known for its occult origins. Many are subtle, having lost their meaning or are so overused we no longer pay attention to their meaning. Ignorance could have serious consequences. We are warned of the consequence of “lack of knowledge” in Hosea 4:6.
As a child growing up I learned various Bible stories in church that influenced my life. One story that always fascinated me was the “tower of Babel.” How could a tower be so high that it reached heaven? At least this is the way it was presented and the way I pictured it in my mind. As I grew older I wrote it off as a fairy tale and moved on.
One day I realized that there are no fairy tales in the Bible. God speaks the truth about everything. I prayed and asked God for help in understanding this outrageous story.
At that time in my life the Lord was teaching me about understanding the gift of salvation so I could be a more effective witness. I learned that salvation as a gift could not be earned through good works and that no person could reach heaven by works. Then it dawned on me that those building the tower of Babel were working their way to heaven. This was not permissible by God even though Jesus had not yet died or our sins.
Suddenly I believed that I had the answer as to why the construction of the tower was halted by God. It made perfect sense to me, but then I realized that this did not explain how a tower could be built high enough to reach God’s heaven. This dilemma remained to ponder.
The answer to this mystery has taken a bit longer and went into areas of spirituality that I was not comfortable with. I have learned that when doing research it is important not to have a preconceived conclusion. The conclusion must be the result of the research and not the other way around.
Often times I am pursuing another thought when the research answers a question from the past.
In this case it has been a combination of several biblical pursuits that has enlightened me regarding this mystery of Babel. Much of it has been through searching for greater understanding of the end times.
A lot of my research was stimulated through a chance meeting at a Prophecy Club presentation, which was attended by some Amish brethren. I grew up in an area where there was an Amish presence and I was curious about what caused this secret society to fellowship with every day believers. This led to some reconciliation conferences with native Americans that radically changed my thinking about life and the national origin of present day America.
I am not going to go off on a rabbit trail here rather just leaving this as a brief note on how events can change our thoughts and impact our thinking.
I began pursuing prayer walking and the need for declaring God’s will over the land. I learned that events of the past established spiritual markers that changed the course of history often memorializing sinful events. I had been directly involved in historical restoration projects during my years before retiring that highlighted some of these spiritual markers. The Civil War was one such event.
My job as a project manager and estimator led to visiting many of these historical sites looking for projects to bid on. My great x2 grandfather fought in the civil war which fueled my desire to learn more. I was blessed to be awarded projects at Gettysburg and Antietam. I learned that my great grandfather had fought at the Burnside Bridge in Antietam, a stone’s throw from a structure I helped restore that was used as a field hospital. Fortunately he survived the war or I probably wouldn’t be here.
My desire for prayer walking led to research of the origins of our government and visits to Washington, D.C. During my working years I had made site visits to the Washington Navy Yard, Fort McNair, and the Capitol Building. This enabled me to see various structures up close and personal that tourists did not have access to. My biblical studies gave me an additional perspective that inspired me to go deeper in my research and thinking.
Through the internet I found more sources regarding the spiritual interests God had laid on my heart for prayer walking and greater understanding of scriptural teachings. I heard testimonies and teachings from Thomas Horn, Cris Putnam, Henry Gruver, and Bree Keyton among others. I spent quality time of fellowship with Henry and Bree.
I read their books and prayer walked Gettysburg with Bree.
I purchased a copy of the Septuagint and later found an electronic copy of the Septuagint by E.C. Marsh that enabled verse by verse comparison with the KJV of the Masoretic text. This was a real eye opener for me about Nimrod and the tower of Babel. Before I jumped into the Septuagint I found some nuggets of information in Horn and Putnam’s book, “On The Path of the Immortals” that gave me some keys to better understand the Old Testament renderings.
Often names of places were not translated in the Old Testament. They were just transliterated into English. Learning the meanings of the words opened up a new level of understanding of the Word. I learned that Gilgal means wheel or circle and Migdol means tower. Nimrod was a mighty hunter and built several cities and probably was involved in the construction of the tower of Babel. The nephilim were known to be walking the earth in this time period. Some scholars believe Nimrod was influenced by knowledge from the Nephilim and/or other occult sources.
The word ‘Babel’ occurs but twice: in #Genesis 10:10 it is the name of the first place mentioned as the beginning of the kingdom of Nimrod; and in #Genesis 11:9 the tower and city are called ‘Babel,’ because there the language of man was confounded so that they did not understand one another. The tower was to be very high ‘unto heaven,’ not with any thought of reaching heaven, but it declared the lofty imagination of man’s heart in the desire to make them a name, and to form a gathering point, which would prevent their being scattered. God would not suffer this, for man no sooner has power than he begins to abuse it. He could not therefore let them as one family exalt their own name, for the Lord’s name alone is to be exalted. As the result of God’s judgment they were scattered and formed into nations according to their tongues and families.
It may be that the name given to the city by Nimrod was Bab-il, signifying ‘gate of God’ (and it is said that on ancient monuments this very name ‘The gate of God,’ as the name of a city has been found); but that Jehovah altered it to Ba-bel, which signifies ‘confusion.’
Now the placement of a tower or obelisk in proximity to a circle is believed to be the architecture of a spiritual portal, a stargate, a portal to the spiritual realm. The scriptures tell us that heavenly beings did have access to and from the earth from another dimension, the spiritual realm. Genesis 6:4-5. Could this have been the intent of the builders of the tower of Babel to construct a god gate or stargate?
Getting back to symbols and prayer walking I want to apply this hypothesis to the seat of our government in Washington.
Cris Putnam and Thomas Horn detailed the occult symbolism and purpose of these symbols in the construction of the U.S. Capitol building and the Washington Monument. A lot of this information is available in government archives and is detailed in research by William Henry and Mark Gray in their book, “Freedom’s Gate: Lost Symbols in the U.S. Capitol.” They have also posted videos on Youtube that reference this work. (Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtywhqX1QXM&t=14s)
According to this research the capitol building would represent Isis and the Washington monument would represent Osiris. There was Masonic influence in the design of these structures which are patterned after the Vatican in Rome. In fact the Catholic Church found an obelisk from Egypt and had it relocated to the Vatican. What good purpose could this possibly serve?
My hope is to stimulate others to pray and do their own research especially those who may be led to prayer walk these structures and pray against all demonic influence in Washington D.C. While Christianity had a major influence in the founding of the USA the devil has been busy trying to destroy and/or mitigate that influence.
If we are to successfully keep God in our government and maintain biblical principles in our social order we must root out the evil that has embedded itself therein. All demonic strongholds must be pulled down.
There are interesting details regarding the Washington Monument that are rarely discussed. The foundation measurements of this structure are 666 inches along each side and it is 6660 inches in height. Coincidence? You decide.
The tower of Babel was undoubtedly intended to be a portal to the supernatural realm. Therefore its architecture was based on construction that would accomplish this desire. This same architecture is used in prominent structures around the world, notably here we are focusing on the Vatican and the U.S. Capitol building. Many look to the CERN HADRON COLLIDER as the Biblical portal to the demonic realm described in Revelation 9.
The Bible notes that portals to travel between earth and supernatural realm already exist. Locations of these portals are generally kept secret or can only be accessed by supernatural beings. The portal of Revelation 9 is called a bottomless pit and an angel falls from heaven and has a key to open this pit.
I am inclined to believe that if there is a man-made portal to this pit it would most likely be based on the occult symbols first attempted in Babel consisting of a tower and a circle. Could it be the Vatican or the U.S. Capitol? As a believer in Jesus Christ my thoughts lean towards spiritually neutralizing these demonic symbols pulling down the strongholds, however everything written in the Book of Revelation will come to pass. Though it cannot be good to have these symbols that represent the seat of our government continue as a demonic influence of the U.S.A.
Joshua 24:15 And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that [were] on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
1John 5:5 Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?
John 3:3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Romans 12:21 Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Acts 10:38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
Genesis 11:4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top [may reach] unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. KJV
New and Concise Bible Dictionary <@587>
The word ‘Babel’ occurs but twice: in #Ge 10:10 it is the name of the first place mentioned as the beginning of the kingdom of Nimrod; and in #Ge 11:9 the tower and city are called ‘Babel,’ because there the language of man was confounded so that they did not understand one another. The tower was to be very high ‘unto heaven,’ not with any thought of reaching heaven, but it declared the lofty imagination of man’s heart in the desire to make them a name, and to form a gathering point, which would prevent their being scattered. God would not suffer this, for man no sooner has power than he begins to abuse it. He could not therefore let them as one family exalt their own name, for the Lord’s name alone is to be exalted. As the result of God’s judgment they were scattered and formed into nations according to their tongues and families.
It may be that the name given to the city by Nimrod was Bab-il, signifying ‘gate of God’ (and it is said that on the monuments this very name ‘The gate of God,’ as the name of a city has been found); but that Jehovah altered it to Ba-bel, which signifies ‘confusion.’
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Bel – name Babylonian sun god Marduk
Patron god of Babylon (Isaiah 46:1, Jeremiah 51:44)
Migdol – tower
A fortified city in Egypt
Gilgal – circle, wheel, rolling
A town near Bethel
Genesis 10:9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.
Genesis 10:10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Genesis 11:9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth
Edward Mack, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
nim’-rod (nimrodh; Nebrod): A descendant of Ham, mentioned in “the generations of the sons of Noah” (#Ge 10; compare #1Ch 1:10) as a son of Cush. He established his kingdom “in the land of Shinar,” including the cities “Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh” (#Ge 10:10), of which only Babel, or Babylon, and Erech, or Uruk, have been identified with certainty. “The land of Shinar” is the old name for Southern Babylonia, afterward called Chaldea (’ erets kasdim), and was probably more extensive in territory than the Sumer of the inscriptions in the ancient royal title, “King of Shumer and Accad,” since Accad is included here in Shinar. Nimrod, like other great kings of Mesopotamian lands, was a mighty hunter, possibly the mightiest and the prototype of them all, since to his name had attached itself the proverb: “Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before Yahweh” (#Ge 10:9). In the primitive days of Mesopotamia, as also in Palestine, wild animals were so numerous that they became a menace to life and property (#Ex 23:29; Le 26:22); therefore the king as benefactor and protector of his people hunted these wild beasts. The early conquest of the cities of Babylonia, or their federation into one great kingdom, is here ascribed to Nimrod. Whether the founding and colonization of Assyria (#Ge 10:11) are to be ascribed to Nimrod will be determined by the exegesis of the text. English Versions of the Bible reads: “Out of that land he (i.e. Nimrod) went forth into Assyria, and builded Nineveh,” etc., this translation assigning the rise of Assyria to Nimrod, and apparently being sustained by #Mic 5:5,6 (compare J. M. P. Smith, “Micah,” ICC, in the place cited.); but American Revised Version, margin renders: “Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh,” which translation is more accurate exegetically and not in conflict with #Mic 5:6, if in the latter “land of Nimrod” be understood, not as parallel with, but as supplemental to, Assyria, and therefore as Babylon (compare commentaries of Cheyne, Pusey, S. Clark, in the place cited.).
Nimrod has not been identified with any mythical hero or historic king of the inscriptions. Some have sought identification with Gilgamesh, the flood hero of Babylonia (Skinner, Driver, Delitzsch); others with a later Kassite king (Haupt, Hilprecht), which is quite unlikely; but the most admissible correspondence is with Marduk, chief god of Babylon, probably its historic founder, just as Asshur, the god of Assyria, appears in verse 11 as the founder of the Assyrian empire (Wellhausen, Price, Sayce). Lack of identification, however, does not necessarily indicate mythical origin of the name.
See ASTRONOMY, sec. II, 11; BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIA, RELIGION OF, IV, 7; MERODACH; ORION.
 See supplemental notes: Gilgal
 See supplemental notes: Migdol
 See supplemental Notes: Babel
 Thomas Horn and Cris Putnam, On The Path Of The Immortals (Crane, MO, Defender Pub, 2015) 319-352
 William Henry and Mark Gray, Freedom’s Gate: Lost Symbols in the U.S. (Hendersonville, TN: Scala Dei, 2009)
 Archeology Travel, https://archaeology-travel.com/street/vatican-obelisk-in-st-peters-square/ (accessed May 30, 2017)
 Thomas Horn and Cris Putnam, On The Path Of The Immortals (Crane, MO, Defender Pub, 2015) 333