Every religion is a mountain that stands high above the rest of the landscape. Organisations that profess to teach the way to the Divine are called 'dark mountains' as they are not in God's light, that is Spirit. Churches positioned as the center of attention were deemed 'the center of the world' in ancient times. They were also the 'world tree' and such because by attending them one is considered to be on the rung of the ladder to heaven. All life rotated around them.
While that is not so today in some countries, such as Australia, where personal freedom dictates how one views religion in their lives they still play a huge role in places less fortunate. As we near the end of days the dropping away of congregations is speeding up as people answer the voice within that tells them these things are not from the real God.
Many things have played a part in bringing this about. Knowledge is one and criminal elements and paedophilia among priests is another. In other words people are waking up to just what religion represents.
"Hear ye, O mountains, God's controversy and ye strong foundations of the earth: for God hath a controversy with the people, and will plead with Israel." Micah 6:2
That discussion is taking place now as many look to the origins of religions and the practices to see that there are many things that simply do not add up. There are also claims that oppose science, e.g. a virgin birth. The final dispute comes about because of space travel and the lack of evidence that heaven and hell exist.
Better understanding of Old Testament prophecies are also making their mark in how people think. The following is one case in point:
"Give glory to God, before God causes darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, God turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness." Jeremiah 13:16
The world is in a dark place right now as corruption and terrorism are rife. With the end now clearly in sight many are asking why? What is the reason for so much suffering as climate change, global warming, and other things create havoc? It is time to take stock of the evidence and weigh it against what the Spirit said will happen.
"A noise shall come to the ends of the earth; for God hath a controversy with the nations, and will plead with all flesh; God shall give them that are wicked to the sword." Jeremiah 25:31.
Surely that is what is happening now is in compliance with end time prophecies. It is religion that is at fault and God is proving that it has nothing to do with the Spirit but rather it was invented by kings for their power and glory, as history shows.
God's retribution for the things man has done to hide the Spirit is being felt in worldly events. Religious roots and the spread of evil through the many branches that have formed are exposed.
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