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Viking Folktales and Norse Mythology of Endless Fire?

If you have ever listened to any of the Viking Folktales or Norse Mythology, then you should know something about Asgard. But, in case you didn't, let us briefly summarize the story.

Once upon a time (or was this really history), there was suppose to be a beautiful city, known as the Garden of the gods. As best as we can figure, it was called something like OusGaRahDT (pronounced? ouce-ger-awed) or in more modern spelling Osgard or Asgard. And, people from all over Scandia used to go there to celebrate the Pagan Festivals, with lots of drinking and womanizing--in the party hardy spirit. (Gee, that sounds like some college resorts, today, huh?)

Anyway, some say it is a vision of the end of the world, others think that it may have actually happened, but some where in this process, this beautiful Garden (Eden?) was burned to the ground. And, with that, all the so called gods there, lost their power and influence. Along with that, its inhabitants were disbursed abroad, as they could no longer live there.

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FICKLED FICTION - or Historical Record?

Now, while the general populace delights in fantasy, and does not care if such a place really existed or not, Viking Historians have been wondering if the tale does not have some historical truth to it.

And unfortunately, most myths do incorporate a certain amount of TRUTH in them. But, the problem is unravelling what is real, from what is just hot air! So, is there, indeed, any TRUTH to this Viking Folktale?

Even more intriguing, some view this Norse Mythology as a vision of the End of the World. That Our modern world is a kind of Asgard, or Garden. And that one day, it will all be burned to the gound! Now, is that Truth? Well, we don't have a Time Machine, so we can't go and check. But, there is something, we can check on!

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Other Viking Tales tell of an Ivar Vidfadmi, who reportedly united all the 12 Northern Nations into one Scandia, as a kind of King Arthur of Scandinavia. And, like Arthur, he was held to be a Christian King (even though, the record also tells that he married 12 Princesses). And, there are enough scrapes of historical evidence to make us believe that some kind of Ivar character really did exist. So, here we have some historical TRUTH.

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IDOLOCLASTIC CALL - the Purge of Pagan Idols

Now, along with his Judeo-Christian (Messianic) beliefs, Ivar seems to have sparked something of a REVIVAL in his time. And, with that REVIVAL came a Call to purge his lands of Idols and Idolaters. And, some have suggested, that like the Romans, in order to make his lands safe, he had to attack and subdue all the surrounding lands. (Or, was that just simple greed?)

OKAY, so what did the FIRE have to do with all of this???

Ah, yes, back to our story. Norse mythology holds that the world is locked in a battle between good and evil. But, who can tell the guys in the white hats, from those wearing black? Typically, the Norse gods are held as good, while Loki, the Gray Wolf, is held as the demon of evil. (But, then, the Norse gods aren't so pure and holy, either!)

And, even more curious, the emblem that Ivar used as his sign was that of the GRAY WOLF, supposedly from the Tribe of Benjamin (Genesis 49:27)--out of respect for King Saul, one of the ruling Dynasties of Israel. So, was Ivar the evil Gray Wolf of the Asgard story? (And, was he really so evil?)

OKAY, but what about the FIRE? Are you avoiding this issue? [Revival Flame (Campfire) Shield]


Well, Ivar was of the Goths or as they said GahTSK (the Northern Peoples of God). Consequently, he set about to try to do God's Will (though he appears to have taken a slight detour--marrying those 12 Princesses!) and thus following the Holy Scriptures. And, in them, it is written about the FIRE:
If you shall hear report of one of the cities, which the Lord your God has given you to dwell there, saying: Certain men, the children of Blial [the Devil], are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city [from God], by saying: Let us go go and serve other gods, which you have not known; Then you shall ***inquire***, make search, and ask diligently; And, bheold, it it be true and the thing certain, that such an abomination is done among you--Then you shall smite the inhabitants of that city with the sword, destroying it utterly,m and all this therein is, with the edge of th sword. And you shall gather all the spoils of it into the midst of its streeets, and YOU SHALL BURN WITH FIRE THAT CITY AND ALL THE SPOILS THEREOF--[even] EVERY WHIT, for the Lord your God: And it shall be a heap for ever; It shall not be built again. And there shall cleave nothing of their cursed things to your hand; That the Lord may turn from the fiercness of HIS anger, and show you mercy, and have comopassion on you, and multiply [prosper] you. as HE has sworn to our fore-fathers! (Deuteronomy 13:12-17)

Thus, Ivar seems to have had Scriptural justification for burning Asgard to the ground! And, more than likely, he also burned other such cities, in his campaigns and conquests. (For details on this Scriptural Purge of Idols, see IDOLOCLASTIC CALL.)

(And later, this Passage became the foundation for the INQUISTION in Feudal Europe, and its original intent of rooting out idolatry--though in later days, it tended to turn to attacking any dissident, and especially Jews!) [Divine Enlightenment (Book) Shield]


God used a lot of fore-thought and fore-shadowing, when HE Planned the World, and designed it to fit HIS purposes. Consequently, events back in history often turn up fore-shadowing or prophecying evnets to come in the Future. So, is there a future even, that these burning of idolatrous cities may fore-shadow or prophecy its coming?

It is written in the Holy Scriptures:

And the Devil [Satan] that deceived them WAS CAST INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE and [burning] brimstone, where the Beast and the False Prophet are, and they shall be tormented day and night, for ever, and ever! (Revelations 20:10)

Therefore, the burning of idolaters (and their cities) significies the coming DAY OF JUDGMENT, where the evil one, the Devil, will be destroyed, and cast into HELL!

However, this Day is not jost the doom of the Devil (or the end of the Norse gods), for the Word of God also warns us:

Then shall HE [Messiah or Christ] say unto them on the left hand: Depart from me, you accursed, INTO EVERLASTING FIRE (Hell), prepared for the Devil, and his angels [followers]! (Matthew 25:41)

Thus, all those who follow the Devil (and his allies, the Norse gods), will come to perish in that GREAT FUTURE FIRE!!!

So, will you be among them?

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Well, do you deserve to burn with the idolaters? Unfortunately, the Holy Scriptures very clearly points out to us that:
For all have sinned, and fallen short of the glory of God [perfection HE intended]! (Romans 3:23)

Thus, all humans are trapped in sin, and by it, to slavery to serving the Devil! So, whether you like it or not, you are bound in spiritual chains, and being carried off to that Great Future Fire!

However, there is a remedy (if you are willing to take it), for it is also written:

...without the shedding of blood, there is no remission [cure] for sin. (Hebrews 9:22)

Thus, with an appropriate animal blood sacrifice, there could be an atonement for sin. (And this is what the Jews did with the Temple for centuries.) But, that was only temporary--and required an annual sacrifice.

Consequently, someone had to die, and shed their blood, to atone or pay for YOUR sins! Now, who would do that? (And what would you have to give them?)

[Holy Scriptures Shield] Well, you don't have to! For, God took care of it, even as it is written:

But God commends [demonstrates] HIS Love, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died [on the Cross] for us! (Romans 5:8)

And to grasp the whole program that HE intended in doing that, consider:

For God so Loved the World [Mankind], that HE gave [sacrificed] HIS only begotton Son [Y'shua or Jesus], that whosoever Believers in HIM should not perish [in Hell's Fire], but have everlasting Life [in Heaven, with God]! (John 3:16)

Now, this is the Gospel or Good News: that Christ died on the Cross to pay for YOUR sins. Yes, HE shed his own precious blood, dying in YOUR place--as your own death, by proxy! Thus, through Belief in HIM, you are saved from the coming Great Future Fire! But, only if you will turn to HIM!

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IT'S YOUR CHOICE (Don't blow it!)

Now, when God made Man, HE gave him FREE WILL, or the ability to choose to serve God or not, even as it is written:
...Choose ye [you] this day, whom ye shall serve... (Joshua 24:15).
So, like your Viking ancestors, the GahTSK, you can choose to follow God (and accept HIS blood atonement on the Cross), or you can choose the path of the wicked world around you (and go on to Hell). It is your choice!

OKAY! How do I choose to follow God?

Actually it is very simple. Just say the following prayer out loud (so God will know that you agree to it). It forms a kind of Covenant or Mediavel Social Contract between you and God. You are to serve HIM and HE is to take you to Heaven in your afterlife. So, just repeat this, aloud:

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If you have just said that above prayer, you are now SAVED FROM THE GREAT FUTURE FIRE! (Or, as some say: BORN AGAIN.) Now, this is a really an important occassion! One worth celebrating. For you are now part of the Ancient Norsemen Faith--and the modern Northmen Religion. So, contact us, that we can rejoice with you!

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So, don't stay out there. Come on in! Get involved in our Fellowship. (Don't be lonely any more!)

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Well, this may all sound good, but I'm still not convinced. (You may say?) Call it skepticism, or what have you, I'm just not sure that this is for me! How can you be so sure? (You may ask.)

Okay, perhaps you need a little time to think things over. Or, maybe you just need some more facts, to understand what all the real issues are. So, take the time and read through some of our other materials. Then, once you have all the facts, perhaps you can make a better decision.

To help you understand this process of the Roman's Road, we have written a more detailed article on the whole Regeneration Concept. This is filed away with the rest of Our Northmen basic teachings.

For more info on the Way to Heaven (Click Here): [Northmen Regeneration]

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Dated: Mar '96 . . . Up-dated 03-20-03