• I think "born again" Christianity is the truth. If you're going to put a "like a cult" tone to it, you're a deceiver yourself. How does YOUR belief system further the benefit of humanity?
  • I don't think so much cultism as delusional in thinking there is some wonderful life after death. If that were the case we could just skip life part and go directly to everlasting life without a life time of suffering as some kind of bizarre test where your graded by some invisible proctor who holds sway over everything in the universe. That said, most Christians are cult followers following figures such as the Pope, preachers who typically are worse than anyone in the "flock" or congregation and so on.. The vast majority pick and chose what scriptures they will believe out of convenience to suit their own "sins".
  • If you define a cult as a group more than willing to die for it's beliefs:- Then ALL of Christianity has been a cult from Christ on. The question then only becomes:- Is being in a cult such a bad thing?
  • Growing up, I went to church and being 'BORN AGAIN' meant changing your ways of life from the old things that you use to do.The rebirth.Living for God and giving up drinking,smoking,SINNING ETC.How do you tie Christianity in with the cult?
  • I have seen some who claim to be “born again” behave in a fanatical manner that might lead some to come to that conclusion. However, they are misrepresenting the import of Jesus words and teachings through their behavior. Being Born Again is based on the teachings of Jesus, and if an individual hopes to be with Jesus in heaven, than indeed, they must be born again. The only place in the entire Bible that mentions the expression “born again” Is at John 3: 1-12 To set the stage for these words, while he is attending the Passover of 30 C.E., Jesus performs remarkable signs, or miracles. As a result, many people put their faith in him. Nicodemus, a member of the Sanhedrin, the Jewish high court, is impressed and wants to learn more. So he visits Jesus during the darkness of night, probably fearing that his reputation with other Jewish leaders will be damaged if he is seen. “Rabbi,” he says, “we know that you as a teacher have come from God; for no one can perform these signs that you perform unless God is with him.” In reply, Jesus tells Nicodemus that in order to enter the Kingdom of God, a person must be “born again.” Yet, how can a person be born again? “He cannot enter into the womb of his mother a second time and be born, can he?” Nicodemus asks. No, that is not what being born again means. “Unless anyone is born from water and spirit,” Jesus explains, “he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.” Or as the King James Version puts it” “Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” When Jesus was baptized and holy spirit descended upon him, he was thus born “from water and spirit.” By the accompanying declaration from heaven, ‘This is my Son whom I have approved,’ God announced that he had brought forth a spiritual son having the prospect of entering into the heavenly Kingdom. Later, at Pentecost 33 C.E., other baptized ones will receive holy spirit and will thus also be born again as spiritual sons of God. When I meet someone in my door to door ministry and they tell me that they are “born again”, I sometimes ask them if they are going to heaven after they die. They usually reply, “I sure am”! Then I ask them, “What will you do once you get to heaven”? They usually respond; “I don’t know – I guess I will find out when I get there” If a Christian is a true Bible reader, then there is no doubt as to what true “born again” Christians will do once they get to heaven. They will know that at Revelation 5:9-10, it tells us regarding these truly born again Christians that “And they sing a new song, saying: “You are worthy to take the scroll and open its seals, because you were slaughtered and with your blood you bought persons for God out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation, and you made them to be a kingdom and priests to our God, and they are to rule as kings over the earth.” They are mentioned again at Revelation 14:1-5: “ And I saw, and, look! the Lamb standing upon the Mount Zion, and with him a hundred and forty-four thousand having his name and the name of his Father written on their foreheads. And I heard a sound out of heaven as the sound of many waters and as the sound of loud thunder; and the sound that I heard was as of singers who accompany themselves on the harp playing on their harps. And they are singing as if a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders; and no one was able to master that song but the hundred and forty-four thousand, who have been bought from the earth. These are the ones that did not defile themselves with women; in fact, they are virgins. These are the ones that keep following the Lamb no matter where he goes. These were bought from among mankind as firstfruits to God and to the Lamb, and no falsehood was found in their mouths; they are without blemish”. So, yes there are truly born again Christians and they will play a central role in God’s incoming government. The best source of detailed information to the subject of being born again that I have found is in the latest issue of the Watchtower, the April 1st 2009 addition that is being distributed worldwide this month. The cover article is entitled, “Born Again, What Does it Mean”. It includes eight detailed articles about what Jesus was teaching. Ask one of Jehovah’s Witnesses to bring you a copy when they visit you next.
  • No, because it is based on what Jesus said.
  • if u like, Jesus's cult...only HE can ADD u and only HE can put u away,from HIS cult.... but being "born again" is not of Christianity ,it's of Jesus..Christians make it cult like ,HE makes is personal and free will>:)justme
  • All Christians must be born again.
  • No. Cults center on a charismatic individual who is hungry for power. Born Agains have lots of little leaders who follow a Book.
  • Yes, Because any time you point out their hypocrisies they get murderous.
  • I find their brainwashiness annoying however I dispise the word cult because it is thrown around to the point that it loses all meaning. until you can define cult you can not say which religions are cults.
  • Every religion is a cult. Period.
  • All religions are cults to a non-believer like me.
  • No. Why would it be? It is a teaching from the Bible.
  • no, I am a born again Christian and our pastors tell us we should read the bible and see if what they are saying is true. we are not allienated from our familys and if someone leaves the church,we don't turn our backs on them, we pray for them and love them anyway. unlike the J.W's who's organization frowns on anyone looking outside their teachings. and who's organization will disown family members for leaving their church. born again is biblical.
  • All religions are cults, some are just more socially acceptable than others.

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