Posted: Feb 25, 2018 1:57 pm
by GrahamH
John Platko wrote:
Obviously Jesus didn't mean that if you want to follow him you must abandon your family, he didn't abandon his family. And obviously the Bible doesn't make much sense if you read it literally.

That is not obvious at all. Many cult leaders make similar demands of followers. Families are dangerous to the cult. Don't mix with "suppressive personalities". If your family cautions a follower about their involvement with the cult shun them, intimidate them, 'hate them and follow me.'