The article points critiqued below by us appeared on various New Age websites, and we will take it to the woodshed. This is the main leading quote: ‘Religion is belief in someone else’s experience. Spirituality is having your own experience’ – Deepak Chopra
OUR TRANSLATION: “Faith in Jesus Christ is religion and out! New Age is real spirituality and IN! (Old hat!) Chopra means to say that:
- you have to experience your own spiritual universe by your own efforts.
- instead of trusting & respecting your Creator, you ought to ignore or deny Him by producing your own righteousness by spiritual or self-religious works. IOW: Self worship rather than GOD worship!
“Telling people you are spiritual but not religious is often greeted with a confused face. People tend to think of spirituality as something very strange and mysterious. They even struggle to differentiate it from religion but this is only because people in modern-day society have a fear of being manipulated and have a lack of knowledge when it comes to non-material subjects. The truth of the matter is that spirituality is perhaps the most natural thing there is, it is simply your own conscious-self recognizing that you are more than just a body, that you are a soul with infinite potential.
OUR TRANSLATION: Lots of religious people — God worshippers! — still view and reject New Age as a deception &/or false doctrine, and rightly so, while the writer is trying to win souls for self-worship which opens the door for rebel angels & their cronies to access your heart and mind & spirit! Continue reading “A CRITIQUE ON: “6 differences between religion and spirituality””