Paganism, Heathenism, Heresy and Cult

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Paganism

Paganism is referring to the beliefs and activities which don’t belong to any of the main religions of the world.
It is likely to take nature and regarded to be older than other religions in many gods.
In a wider view, paganism has also been understood to include any ethnic religions which mean broad groups of religions, including modern or indigenous religions as well as historical polytheistic religions. Also it excludes monotheism such as Christianity to believe in the One and Only God.

Heathenism

Heathenism, which is also known as Germanic neo-paganism, is the contemporary revival of historical Germanic paganism.
It is centered on the worship of the traditional Germanic gods and goddesses from historical polytheistic interpretations.
In other words, it refers to having no religion, or belonging to a religion that is not Christianity, Judaism, or Islam.
Nowadays Germanic neo-paganism exists primarily in Europe and North America and a few followers are found in some countries.

Heresy

Heresy refers to a belief or action which is estimated wrong in the view of most people, because it strongly opposes to one’s religions or doctrines of a set of principles or disagrees with the ideas that are generally accepted in the community.
In the view of Islamic, Christian, Jewish, heresy has been subjected not merely to punishments unacceptable to the majority, but even to the death penalty.
This term is usually used to violations of important religious teachings, but is regarded as blasphemy irreverent toward the specific religion.

Cult

Cult is referring to small religious groups, especially one which is considered strange.
In the sociological classifications, it also is designated to particular group’s beliefs and practices.
In the English speaking countries, it often contains derogatory connotations. The word “cult” has been controversial because it is considered a subjective term, used against groups just due to having different doctrines or teachings. It hasn’t been defined clearly or consistently yet.
Certain groups have been labeled as cults and opposed by the Christian anti-cult movement for their unorthodox beliefs.
However the claims by the anti-cult movement have still been disputed, but are leading to further controversy.

So far we have clearly defined paganism, heathenism and heresy which are not of Christianity.
With what authority, can anybody categorize “Church of God” into ‘cult’?
Just as Jesus kept the Passover, Seven Feasts of Three Times and Sabbath in the New Covenant, Church of God which believes in God the Father as well as God the Mother is doing so in accordance with the Bible.
If Church of God is cult, Jesus must be cult, too. Because WMSCOG follows fully the teachings of Jesus that has been restored by Second Coming Jesus; Christ Ahnsahnhong.
Therefore, all the members of Church of God can be categorized into ‘the believers’ who are saved with eternal life, while non-WMSCOG is ‘the unbelievers’ who are destined to be eternally condemned.

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