Drummond was originally published by the grand lodge of maine in 1877 for the purpose of assisting the lodges in. Bible presentation the masonic bible presentation to master. When a candidate, whom a mason is willing to recommend,desires to apply for. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. All this is most interestingly set forth in several books, best known of which is leader scotts cathedral builders. About the content of the book is just an ordinary king james bible preceded by an introduction of masonic principles and belief which are highly useful for people who wants to know whats all about freemasons.
Christians and freemasonry who said a christian cant be. Also includes devotional readings and summaries, a foldout timeline, littleknown facts, and more. Eusebius, an early bishop of the church spoke out against him and he was branded as a heretic. In the beginning was the word, and the word was with god, and the word was god. The reading was from the book of amos, chapter 7, verses 7 and 8. You will recall that during the conferral of the fellowcraft degree, a portion of the holy scriptures was read to you. Bible has blue leather flex cover, gold edges, gold embossed binding. Excellent quality masonic regalia, supplies and books at affordable and sensible prices. How to read a masonic bible online pen and the pad. Masonic bibles tend to be handsome leather bound editions which are suitable for use in a lodge ceremony.
Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath of the lord your god. Feel free to print this masonic bible presentation when you present the new master mason with his new masonic trestleboard. The intro also includes some selections from pikes morals and dogma as well as a dictionary of some basic masonic terminology. Feel free to read and print this masonic bible presentation ceremony when you are called. How delightful it would be that each birthday should bring with it a gift of a new book of the bible, progressing in difficulty from year to year, beautifully bound and illustrated, and.
The rsv renders it master 100 times and lord 215 times. This removes much of the mysticism of each verses actu. And for those of you texas masons who are wondering, the bible presentation is not a part of the conferral. Holman company, philadelphia, 1924, introduction freemasonry clearly teaches that, while american freemasons follow the holy bible, other holy books from other religions who worship other gods, is perfectly fine. With a beautiful imiation leather flexible binding, coloured page edges and its own slipcase, this is the ideal gift for a new mason. In my state ohio a bible presentation is not part of the ritual. This led to constantine edict concerning the burning of his books. It is ceremonially opened at the beginning of the meeting and closed at the end. A masonic bible is any bible that is used in a masonic lodge. This bible really is for a mason, not that anyone else cannot purchase it, because the first few pages one would fill out their superiors and lodge membership and all that.
I got a copy of this bible when i was raised a master mason back in october of 2009. This art the hebrews no doubt learned in egypt exodus 1. Holy bible master reference masonic blazing star red letter edition kjv rare. One of the biggest contentions amongst freemasons and anti masons has been the conception that any christian that is a mason is not allowed to pray in the inspired by the bible experience is a wonderful cd of black celebrites read, singing and playing background music to the bible inspired by media bible experience new testament cd and movie. Master mason masonic bible masonic supply shop canada. In the majority of cases this is the bible so no additional books are required. The introduction is followed by an explanation of york and scottish rite an an explanation of the degrees. Recently reprinted collins king james edition, presentation page, blue binding, illustrated, and in a slip case. The first light is generally the bible but other sacred books from other religions can be recognized as the first light too daniel, b. Introduction to freemasonry entered apprentice by carl h. Although all the tools are available to the master mason, it is the trowel with which he must now work. In the presence of god and of christ jesus and of the elect angels i charge you to keep these rules without prejudging, doing nothing from partiality. But as my children grew older, i found it harder to apply charlottes wonderful principles of direct contact with scripture and forming your own relation with it through forms of narration. Among other things, it promotes john the baptist as a patron saint of freemasonry.
Sent in its own slipcase, this is the ideal gift for a new mason or newly installed master. The fellowcraft degree is one in which a great moral lesson is taught by the plumb line. A masonic bible is identical to a regular bible, with the possible addition of an appendix listing scriptural passages relevant to freemasons. This teaching, my friends, brands freemasonry as a false religion. Its a wonderful bible to give that special mason at his raising or any other time.
We are accustomed to think of the holy bible as one book because it is bound between two covers, but it. Heirloom master mason edition perfect paperback february 1, 2005 by bible author 5. This is the master mason bible, a book originally compiled by jewish masters for the management of goyim masons. Topical subheadings questions and answers on freem. However, i like the wording of this presentation and especially like the idea of doing it at the new master mason s first stated meeting. The presentation of a copy of the holy bible by the lodge to each candidate, after. Viewing 9 posts 1 through 9 of 9 total author posts january 20, 2010 at 2. The masonic lodge the book begins on the top of page 7 by making an egregious mockery of scholarship when ron rhodes says, masonry is a centuriesold fraternal order and secret society that is deeply entrenched in symbolism, secret oaths, and secret rituals. Charlotte mason curriculum approach to bible studies. Includes a lengthy introduction to freemasonry and the holy bible, a history of masonic. This bible is presented to him during a master mason bible presentation ceremony.
In the united states, the trowel is especially assigned to this degree. The master mason uses the trowel to cement ties between masons, and to spread brotherly love. Masons program for bible lessons charlotte mason poetry. In england the holy bible must always be open during a lodge meeting. With a true understanding of the meaning of each masonic degree verse, your memorization will not just be the memorization of huge blocks of ritual words by rote without understanding them. A fastpaced synopsis of gods word from beginning to end. If a mason is suspended or expelled from his blue lodge it automatically severs his connections from all other masonic bodies. The only weak detail ive found is typography because is different across different parts of the book and the glossary has a typography which seems to. Bible presentation as might be given to a mason of christian faith. Charles finney, the famed evangelist who god used to bring a revival in america in the 1830s, in his book, freemasonry wrote pg.
Charlotte mason says, education is part and parcel of religion and every enthusiastic teacher knows that he is obeying the precept, feed my lambs feed with all those things which are good and wholesome for the spirit of a man. In doing some research, there are several versions of a bible version and none seem to be deemed an official version by a state. Masonic holy bible 1968 presentation edition scottish rite valley of lehigh. For in six days the lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in. In doing some research, there are several versions of a bible version and. Holy bible, master mason edition leather bound february 1, 1992 by unknown author 4. We hereby present to you this trestle board, this book of plans with.
Masonic holy bible master reference edition heirloom 1971 red letter. Christians and freemasonry who said a christian cant be a. The presentation is quite good and has a very useful questionanswer section to study for fc and mm exams. The kjv and the rsv generally agree in these ot renderings. Jul 03, 2018 as i explain in my presentation, one key element of masons program for bible lessons is the reading books of the bible in their entirety.
The author of the book on the books back cover, ron rhodes, th. Masonic heirloom family biblekjv by heirloom bible publishers. The holy bible is a part of the lodge, and is known as the great light in freemasonry which reveals the ancient mysteries of all ages. Now solomon had 70,000 transporters, and 80,000 hewers of stone in the mountains, besides solomons 3,300 chief deputies who were over the project and who ruled over the people who were doing the work. This well crafted king james bible comes complete with a beautiful, imitation leather flexible binding.
Masonic presentation bible masonic regalia masonic. But none of that changes the fact that masonrys principles are founded upon only one book, and that book is the holy bible. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new. The ceremony marks a new beginning of the trestle board of life for the master mason within the masonic fraternity. What are the differences between a kjv bible and the. As i explain in my presentation, one key element of masons program for bible lessons is the reading books of the bible in their entirety. Amazon books one of the best places to buy the word of god supporting the satanic. Presentation bible 5 15 x 8 15 orders of 6 or more can be imprinted with lodge name and no. Embossed with a golden square and compass on the cover and a touch of gold to the page edges. For master the revised version british and american has lord 1 samuel 26. Charlotte mason thought that the bible lesson should be the most important lesson of the day. In freemasonry, why do we open the bible on psalms 3 in.
The king james master reference edition masonic bible the freemason bible pdf file 307mb this is the master mason bible, a book originally compiled by jewish masters for the management of goyim masons. My brother, you have been raised to the sublime degree of a master mason. Nov 01, 2004 the uks only presentation editions of the masonic bible, with bespoke presentation page and special introduction to freemasonry and the bible. It may contain footnotes related to masonic degrees and rituals or have a pages dedicated to a mason or to masonic records, but it can be any version of the bible. Then the king commanded, and they quarried great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with cut stones. In this book, the holy writings, which is the volume of the sacred law to. The tyrians seem to have been specially skilled in architecture 1 kings 5. After completing the master mason degree, the new member of the. The charlotte mason curriculum is described in detail in the six volumes of the original homeschooling series and especially in volume 6. Master mason masonic candidate bible macoy publishing.
Books of the bible this topic has 8 replies, 5 voices, and was last updated 10 years, 3 months ago by tristan. My brother, through the courtesy of the worshipful master and on behalf of your lodge, it is my. Bible verses related to masons from the king james version kjv by relevance sort by book order 1 chronicles 14. Start studying master mason third degree bible verse ecclesiastes 12. What a terrific way of making that first stated meeting a memorable event for the new master mason. Its well made and has the lay out of king solomons temple among other important things for masons. Surely, if masons really understood what masonry is, as it is delineated in these books, no christian mason would think himself to remain at liberty to remain another day a member of the fraternity. Filled with vibrant illustrations, this apologeticsinfused book explores 52 accounts that connect the chronological gospelcentered story line of more than 200 of the most strategic and amazing eventsfrom creation to heaven. Charlotte masonstyle bible studies simply charlotte mason. He therefore wrote against the churchs antirational approach. There are lodges that do a bible presentation both during the degree and after the degree when the lodge is closed. Most masonic bibles are the king james version of the bible.
Ornate presentation pages complete record sections. It is a great privilege for any master mason to be awarded this master mason bible. However, i like the wording of this presentation and especially like the idea of doing it at the new master masons first stated meeting. The award of the holy book via a master mason bible presentation ceremony is a privilege for any master mason and marks the beginning of the new master masons trestle board of life within the masonic fraternity. This page describes how charlotte mason would teach the knowledge of god. Hertel masonic edition presentation bible cyclpedic mason freemasonry. Synopsis the uks only presentation editions of the masonic bible, with bespoke presentation page and special introduction to freemasonry and the bible. These greater lights are a sacred book, the square, or the compasses. Masonic bible presentation brother, you have served your full apprenticeship as a hewer of stone in stone quarries and a bearer of loads.1339 1103 886 742 326 716 912 1376 1368 97 759 1135 130 162 814 156 180 171 899 524 1474 1037 994 1402 505 902 640 481 915 437 1099 189 657