Many youths are up, out and off to college.According to T Rowe Price Study Group, 62 % of kids expect their parents to pay for a college of their choice. Parents often have expected goals which sound reasonable. Acquiring the necessary information, maintaining a quality grade point average, graduating and landing a career are among those priorities. Students often find a slight change of plans. There is sometimes a struggle between their book studies and the “college social life”. Some of them have never been away from home. They enter college, craving the impeccable sense of independence. That idea is called the American theme, especially for those ones who live on campus. It is viewed as the moment of “finally”. Finally being free from who? It is seen as grand finale departure from parents. It is like entering a new world. Kids are looking for activities to get into, not reading books. While acquiring education is great, colleges are also nest haven for drinking, smoking, partying, freely exploring, experimenting and having a so-called good time. Some parents have awakened to the fact while others have not. While college students are typically adults, parents are expected to provide advice.
College campus residents and commuters enduring pressures
Students who reside on campus feel the most consistent pressures of their surroundings. 1 Peter 5:8 KJV Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
There are people on college campuses walk about trying to recruit people to join Greek Letter Organizations (GLO).
These groups are called brotherhood fraternities and sisterhood sororities.Fraternity is a name that applies to Greek men’s organizations. Sorority is the name given to Greek women’s organizations. Candidates may be rushed to pledge unto greek gods. The body makes it to place that their minds have not comprehened. A rushee is a member who completes all requirements to join a fraternity or sorority.
Glitz and Glamour
Most college students want to be a part of something big by any means necessary. According to Nicole Glass of USA Today 85% of Fortune 500 workers are a part of the greek life (sorority and fraternity members). According to greatvaluecollege.net, the percentage of students in a sorority or fraternity who graduated college is higher than the number of non-Greek students who graduated.
Some kids feel compelled to pledge unto greek gods (i.e. lambda, kappa, alpha etc)to simply carry on their traditional lineage from family members who were apart.
Joshua 24:15 KJV 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.
Greek Letter Organizations often render charitable services ranging from helping around the campus to the local communities. People may aspire to pledge (unto greek gods) and fufill the sense of wanting to belong and be recognized by something great, popular and coated as benevolent. Some people join in college, while some pledged in high school. There is a sense of pride that comes along with sticking true to the colors in which their organization represents.
Each organization has distinct requirements. After adhering to the commands of the big brother and big sisters, presidents who operate the organization, new candidates may find that the process to becoming apart of the greek life is not so easy. There challenges and rituals that are performed in GLO’s annihalate its member for life. While certain protocols and hazing have been banned in specific schools, harsh alternatives are offered as substitute. Potential fraternal and sorority initiations members may be hazed, insanely degraded, tortured, taunted, dehumanized and go through a gruesome debauchery to wear the colors and be declared an official greek member . Many of you may remember this video posted a few years ago of the wicked imaginations.
According to Case Western Reserved University, the organizations use rituals to create a bond.A greek organization is a group of individuals of similar interests bonded together by common goals and aspirations. These bonds are created through rituals in which all members participate.Rituals are based on common principles such as honor, friendship, truth and knowledge. Each group works to instill these ideals in their members through their everyday activities.
Each greek letter organization name always consist of Greek alphabetical letters.
According reports, the letters serve as a reminder of the values of the group. The activities which are serviced by each members appear as reflection of the organization. The rituals, seal and brand affect the everyday life of the individuals who are bonding together for life under their commitment to the god.
Each organization has set of bylaws and certain things the organization will succomb to. Each member pledges unto whichever greek god their letter represents.
Most fraternities (male) and sororities (female) share in the following elements 1. Secrecy 2.Single Sex Membership 3. selection of new members on the basis of a two-part vetting and probationary process known as rushing and pledging, (4) ownership and occupancy of a residential property at which the undergraduate members of the fraternity or sorority live, (5) use of a set of complex identification symbols including Greek letters, armorial achievements, ciphers, badges, grips, handsigns, passwords, flowers, and colors.
Alpha Phi Alpha chose to use Egyptian symbolism more representative of the members’ African heritage. The Great Sphinx and Great Pyramids of Giza are fraternity icons.Her-em-akhet (Great Sphix of Giza), pharaohs, and other Egyptian artifacts to represent the organization.
Dionysus is a greek mythological god of drunken wine festive madness . Bacchus is the roman god counterpart. Members who pledge often find this lifestyle matching what they have invoked. The spirits of those gods are incorporate into the the probate ceremonies and the overall normal greek life.
As a side note, the word picnic comes from pick-a-nig, to lynch. It caused a racial stir. Though picnic usually implied a joyful feast, perhaps in the park, very few picked up on the subliminal message for years pick-a-nig . A later version or revision of the word appears in 1983. It is something called a freaknic which is quite popular in Atlanta and gained some popularity in the late 80’s and 90’s. It is common among for some of the greek letter organizations members to perform at the annual spring festival freaknic.
Other places have freaknics as well such as Alabama and various other places. It is not something good. The occasion is most popular in Atlanta. At one time many people were moving to Atlanta for more economic and financial stability. It had become a haven for sexual promiscuity, adulteries and vile affections were the untold draw cards as well. According Atlanta daily world, Atlanta is ranked at 1 number in the U.S. with an average of two to three patients diagnosed every single day. According to Dr. Abigail-Hankin-Wei of Focus HIV study group says that nearly half of those HIV diagnosed already have Aids the day they were diagnosed.
Members of the listed organizations will usually hire and send other brotherhood/sisterhood members to fufill occupational positions rather than outside applicants. Many outsiders are not aware of it. There are common perks for including on resumes and interviews. Fraternity/Sorority members will proudly relate that they are a part of a GLO in various situations. It may be related through handshakes , gestures, symbols and colors to identify with others may be members as well.
Showing gang affiliation
Often times brotherhood/sisterhood members will use their membership to their advantage. They are of this world, and sometimes walk away scot-free in the most heinous crime cases receiving no liability. Many of the judges, politicians, major figures of the top echelon in society are part of these organizations which suceed into freemasonry. The photo above is from a Kappa Fratenity and the occultic symbolism is quite tantamount to freemason. Fraternal members may enter freemasonry through legacy of family members connection if they were apart. Fraternity/sorority members often proceed into later becoming freemasons/eastern stars. Some pay their dues and stay connected to keep as affluent as possible throughout their lives.
Family reunions were often held in the masonic lodges. Some people did not recognize the building, but they can look back to see now. There is more to the world around us as view artichetical designs structure that we see as brick masonry sometimes, when we progress into the complex discussion of freemasonry. The founding fathers of the country were all freemasons. Some were apart of the Shrines such as the National Council of the Shriners.
Upon viewing the detail site structure of nation’s capital Washington DC. vicinity, you may notice complex structure pertains to the elite society. The insight is garnered by physically traveling the streets of the District of Columbia, and from the map’s perspective.
Masonic members believe in a Supreme Being and an undefined deity which cannot be defined by the Bible. They join as brother and sisters under it. They are not required to believe in a specific, but must believe in something by which they join. Christians are brothers and sisters in Christ by doing the will of our Father God defined in the Holy Bible. Are we all sisters and brothers under various deities?
Sisters and Brothers
Matthew 12:50 KJV
For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.”
1 Corinthians 10:19-21 KJV
19 What say I then? that the idol is any thing, or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing?
20 But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils.
21 Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord’s table, and of the table of devils.
Kappa unto Apollo
Deuteronomy 5:7 KJV Thou shalt have none other gods before me.
1 Thessalonians 5:22 KJV says Abstain from all appearance of evil.
1 Corinthians 6:14-18 KJV
Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you. And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
Leviticus 5:4-6 KJV Or if a soul swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.5 And it shall be, when he shall be guilty in one of these things, that he shall confess that he hath sinned in that thing:6 And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the Lord for his sin which he hath sinned, a female from the flock, a lamb or a kid of the goats, for a sin offering; and the priest shall make an atonement for him concerning his sin.
James 5:12 KJV But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
Matthew 5:34-37 KJV But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God’s throne:35 Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King.36 Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black.37 But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.
The concord of Christ with Belial, drinking from table of devils are seen as typical in the society of today Christain people. John 3:19 KJV And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
Isaiah 5:20 KJV Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness
2Corinthians 4:1-4 But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man’s conscience in the sight of God. But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them
Mainstream media and Hollywood have propagated the GLO life of fraternity, sorority and chapters through celebrity, film and television influence. Stomp Yard, Sorority Girl Revenge,Revenge of Nerd and many other were mass media projection listed.
2 Peter 3:16 KJV As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
Pledging unto greek gods? Exodus 20:3KJV Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
Ecclesiastes 12:13 KJV Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
John 3:17 KJV And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.