My goal is to write articles that go against the flow to pique discussion, offer a different perspective and connect some dots.
Many who are indoctrinated are dependent upon a closed religious system called 'church.' They attend on a weekly basis, sit on pews and accept whatever their Pastor or salaried religious official tells them. The mandated tithe is incorporated into the programming to finance the livelihood of the clergy. Once someone has sold their soul to cookie cutter religion, they become enslaved in the bondage of human works derived from human traditions. The ultimate goal is to convert others to conform to their brand of religion becoming a member of the institution. They are obligated to commit their time, finances and energy to the cause and leadership of the denominational constituencies of the church system.
Every church member is to fit a denominational mold to on how they are supposed to worship. Many are coerced to conforming to the mandated tithe otherwise they are told that they will not receive blessing or 'robbing God.'
Many are coerced to conforming to the abolished tithe to receive “blessing;” otherwise they are "robbing God."
The travesty that so many have put themselves into spiritual and financial bondage within the church system.
To follow God's ways, we must abandon the traditions of man and cast aside the religious man-driven agendas.
It is unfortunate that many are indoctrinated to believe that they are doing the work of God by making weekly payments into the coffers of temples built with man's hands.
Salaried church officials have their minions believe that they are their 'covering,' but really this is another word for bondage to keep them deceived and under their control. They will say, 'If you do not tithe, you will not receive blessing from God' and twist Scripture to promote their self-driven agendas.
Many of these false ministers will say that they had a dream, vision or they heard from God directly, but really they have made this stuff up from their vain imaginations. They have no understanding that careful study of God’s inspired word has revealed all the instruction there is to know for God’s people through the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
If there will arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of a dream, and he gives you a sign or a wonder, and the sign or the wonder of which he spoke to you happens, [and he] says, "Let us go after other gods which you have not known, and let us worship them," you shall not heed the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of a dream; for the Lord, your God, is testing you, to know whether you really love the Lord, your God, with all your heart and with all your soul. - Deuteronomy 13:2-4
The kingdoms of men called 'church' is an attempt to imitate the old temple system. What they call the 'house of God' is a physical building with a denominational agenda they have named for themselves. Their altar call is a stage with the pulpit upon it. They focus on the tithe with their own butchered version of mandating part of the ceremonial law.
They deem anyone who does not adhere to the ordinances of their temple system as being 'divisive' no longer under the 'covering' of the Pastor. However, what many fail to understand is that these concepts are foreign to Scripture.
The self-appointed church hirelings put their members under bondage to suit their man-driven agenda. They make up their own rules, regulations, policies, doctrines, etc. They give lip service to God, but by their actions and behaviour follow after ecclesiastical men and their rules instead. They make the word of God of no effect.
Whenever man wants to be in charge, it is not the work of the Holy Spirit.
God allows us to have the freedom to think and study His word for ourselves without salaried officials telling us what to believe without question. To continue in the carnal self-righteousness of man’s traditions is spiritual bondage.
The only way for someone to be indoctrinated with religious confusion is to enter through the doors of a denominational church system. Once you walk in through her doors, the indoctrination takes place with coercion, peer-pressure, and many different phycological tactics to create a new tithing member.
Churches create Romanized, pagan, ritualistic, indoctrinated, pew warming minions who violate the purpose God His people.
Those who know the word of God, already know God’s message and instructions for their lives. Many rely on someone's subjective opinions and personal experiences and do not evaluate them with discernment. The fact is that that mostly everything within the institutional church system is simply the practice of channeling religious spirits and using the carnal imaginations of men as their forms of worship. Supposed spiritual truths are pawned from the imaginations of men that are far removed from the leading of the Holy Spirit. The epitome of the counterfeit church system is the sole reliance on false doctrines and the love of the monetary.
The manifestation of a strong delusion are people who desire to make a name for themselves. The results are named religious buildings that that have become charities to serve the ambitions of men. All of their activities are validated on their own self-righteous efforts. Their supposed good works are done at the expense of truth.
The Temple system along with its priesthood has been halted until the time of the Messiah comes. Pious religious men still want to build physical temples and create their own man-made systems that God has not mandated.
This is why churches (phallic temples) are corrupt commercial corpses that are a blight upon the land. There will be no 'revival' in the 501(c)3 church-state system.
This will be a hard pill to swallow for the attending church member, but we are called to worship God in spirit and in truth. We are not to worship the way we want to or what other religious men want us to, but the way He wants us to. Any other way is in vain.
- Church Is The Theatre of Hypocrisy
Unfortunately, the church mind is not open to believing that their system may be completely contrary to God's ways.
- Going to Church is a Religious Trap
Walking in through church doors is trap. Be careful, the bait and lures are always changing to get you hooked.
© 2014 PlanksandNails
Evie Lopez from Sunny Florida on October 26, 2014:
You speak a lot of truth my brother but many will not listen. They are blinded by twisted Bible verses taught by false greedy leaders whose pockets are their main concern. Many have led the sheep astray and they will answer to that. Great hub!