They deceive the neophyte and the weak minded saints, and they think it is cute.
In fact, the Whore of Rome is more tolerant of its people visiting around than Fundamentalist preachers of their sheep visiting another local assembly exactly like their own.
This means that the Inquisition has moved from Rome to the Fundamentalist jack boots. Hebrews But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, 23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, The concept of official man-sanctioned local church membership is NOT in the Bible.
I am working from my own observations and the accounts of saints who send in e-mail.
Please believe me when I say that I am not mad at you-- I just believe we all need to get a little more common with one another and stay away from these cultic notions.
At the left is the most successful cultist in US history-- the four flusher, Joseph Smith.
He and Brigham Young were experts at using all the evil tricks we discuss in this article. They are orthodox, or biblically correct, in nearly every way but one-- Baptism.
Another fiction is the simple act of the pastor of a local church working the members to believe that they are traitors if they visit another local Fundamental Bible believing church.
The fiction which helps here is that they viciously attack anyone who speaks of a universal church.
Sounds good, and they even use only the King James Bible.
And, they do it on purpose and teach their followers to do it.
Recently, many Bible believing church groups have been bringing into their midst some of the aspects of these cults.