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Old 02-26-2017, 04:23 PM
 
Location: Toronto, Canada
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Do you use the name--JOB? OR yob? Jeremiah? or Yeremiah---we don't speak Hebrew. There is a J in English--we speak English--Jehovah--the only true living God.


again you still repeating what your cult tells you to. Jehovah is not the name of God English language didn't developed until the middle ages.
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Old 02-26-2017, 06:54 PM
 
Location: US
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do you use the name--job? Or yob? Jeremiah? Or yeremiah---we don't speak hebrew. There is a j in english--we speak english--jehovah--the only true living god.
j = y...
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Old 03-12-2017, 03:29 PM
 
Location: Toronto, Canada
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GR2vFOqAYGA
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Old 03-12-2017, 03:49 PM
 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxiEoao5Fso
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Old 03-12-2017, 07:04 PM
 
Location: In my skin
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I find that people who use the word "cult" to describe a religion they disapprove of are generally pretty uninformed. I try to reserve the use of the word "cult" to describe true cults like Jim Jones and the People's Temple.
It's a cult. Not because I merely disapprove, but because it's a cult.
I have family and friends who are suffering as a result of their involvement. Arbitrary rules, blood transfusions are prohibited, families torn apart, disfellowshipped members suffer from PTSD and depression and become suicidal. The shunning and alienation is nothing short of cruel. And, they don't seem to think they're accountable to secular law.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtm...e-report-says/

I recommend you steer clear. Aside from the fact that you owe no one a visit to any church.
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Old 03-13-2017, 12:43 AM
 
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I find that people who use the word "cult" to describe a religion they disapprove of are generally pretty uninformed. I try to reserve the use of the word "cult" to describe true cults like Jim Jones and the People's Temple.
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It's a cult. Not because I merely disapprove, but because it's a cult.
I have family and friends who are suffering as a result of their involvement. Arbitrary rules, blood transfusions are prohibited, families torn apart, disfellowshipped members suffer from PTSD and depression and become suicidal. The shunning and alienation is nothing short of cruel. And, they don't seem to think they're accountable to secular law.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtm...e-report-says/
I recommend you steer clear. Aside from the fact that you owe no one a visit to any church.
IMO Katz exposes the core issue of cult behavior, but unfortunately, it is present in most churches. Attempts to CONTROL and enforce behavior. Most religions get this wrong. They ignore the fact that what God wants from us is VOLUNTARY and attempt to enforce rules, discriminate against others for various reasons, etc. Anything that is forced is of NO value to God so cults are the extreme example of anti-God organizations, but most religions make the same mistake to a lesser degree. We each have a personal relationship with God and a personal responsibility to Him that does NOT involve anyone else. We come into the world alone and we will leave the same way - alone.
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Old 03-13-2017, 06:27 AM
 
Location: Valencia, Spain
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I find that people who use the word "cult" to describe a religion they disapprove of are generally pretty uninformed. I try to reserve the use of the word "cult" to describe true cults like Jim Jones and the People's Temple.
It's a cult...just as Christianity is a cult.
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Old 03-13-2017, 09:06 AM
 
Location: WV and Eastport, ME
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It might be worthwhile for those of you using the word "cult" to take a look at this article. It lists 15 characteristics that apply to cults. It's an article that has been revised over and over since it was first written nearly 20 years ago and is maintained on the web site of the International Cultic Studies Association. I saw an earlier version of the article. The list of characteristics is almost unchanged between versions.

Characteristics Associated with Cultic Groups - International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA)
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Old 03-13-2017, 03:34 PM
 
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I find that people who use the word "cult" to describe a religion they disapprove of are generally pretty uninformed. I try to reserve the use of the word "cult" to describe true cults like Jim Jones and the People's Temple.
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It might be worthwhile for those of you using the word "cult" to take a look at this article. It lists 15 characteristics that apply to cults. It's an article that has been revised over and over since it was first written nearly 20 years ago and is maintained on the web site of the International Cultic Studies Association. I saw an earlier version of the article. The list of characteristics is almost unchanged between versions.
Characteristics Associated with Cultic Groups - International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA)
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Old 03-14-2017, 05:23 AM
 
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The man in the video, mentioned Rev 1:1 and said it teaches Jesus is God almighty--- like all Trinitarians he needs to learn how to read English.
Rev 1:1-- a Revelation of Jesus Christ given to him by God--2 beings there--one is God--one is Jesus-- Jesus is not the giver, Jesus is not God.
All who listen to trinity religions--WILL NOT ENTER GODS KINGDOM.
They serve a non existent god who is actually satan posing as that god, getting all who serve it to worship him/
YHWH(Jehovah) is the ONLY TRUE GOD , Jesus taught--John 17:3
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