Religions are reflections of the environments we live in. If…

Religions are reflections of the environments we live in. If…

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Ava Reyes | PentecostalTheology.com

Religions are reflections of the environments we live in. If we go back 20 or 30 thousand years we will see all of our ancestors living in tribes, similar to what we see in very remote isolated tribes around the world today. These people are very in tune with nature. They See, Hear, and Know everything about their environment, and their spiritual beliefs reflect that. It’s all about respecting and being in balance with nature, hunting, rain, medicine gods ect. If left alone in that environment, you and I would die, they will live…
As we move forward in time we observe the rise and fall of civilizations & religions. Mankind begins to lose their connection with nature, and religions evolve to reflect life in an ancient cultural society. The Kings and Wealthy landowners always controlling what the people believe. Starting with Judaism, and through organization of various Christian Scrolls and undergoing many refinements from the church and kings, then Muhammad, religions evolved into what we know today as Christianity and Islam. Christianity and Islam became the religion of choice for the rich rulers because it teaches people to be fearful and obedient. That the land belongs to the Gods & Kings and they must work for their keep. It’s much easier to tax, (enslave) and control a large group of people if they think you have an angry vengeful God on your side.

18 Comments

  • Reply February 6, 2020

    James Clark

    Christianity’s God is vengeful and angry and wicked? he has ben angry in the past and no doubt angry now at the state of people’s soul, but he also is loving and graceful and loyal.

  • Reply February 6, 2020

    Steven Moncus

  • Reply February 6, 2020

    Eddie Adams

    Ephesians 4:13–15 describes spiritual maturity as being built up

    to mature Christ’s family, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ.
    Mature Christians are those whose lives are marked by such stability that they are not easily led astray by teachings and practices that are contrary to the Word of God. On the contrary, mature believers are “growing up in every way” into Christ.

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    Steve Forkin

    All this just shows that you are ignorant of history – are you actually interested in people’s comments or are you just trolling this channel..?

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    Walt Jensen

    why does it show Catholicism starting in 440 AD? Where is the entire Eastern Orthodox branch of Christianity? “Protestantism” isn’t really a faith as it contains Lutherans, Anglicans, Calvinists, and quite a few other denominations……Just those points alone destroy the credibility of this chart

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    Zach Payne

    I don’t see how christianity helps kings because it’s main message is that we don’t serve an earthly kingdom. We serve the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. We serve a kingdom that will outlast any human kingdom ever made. We serve a kingdom where we will receive crowns that will be more glorious than any human ruler’s rusty metal head gear. Christianity is actually anti human rule not for it. We’re to be obedient citizens not for the king but for the king of kings. As well, God has no problem putting a king in his place when he needs to. I would however love to have your religion tree pic as a poster lol

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    David Harley Prince

    “Evolutionary tree of religion”… full stop.
    Judeo Christian ideology has a reliable history of documentation & source information…. it did not evolve.

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    Shelley Warnica

    Hmmm. . . I don’t buy the “ancient religions/belief systems were more peaceful” idea.

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    John Schutt

    Bologna. This assumes naturalism. It presupposes that “man created God.” It’s highly biased against Truth, rather than being truth seeking.

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    Michael Hobbs

    Um? Do you know how impossible it would be to change the manuscripts to fit dogma?

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    James Clark

    I am still looking for that answer to the questions I proposed. your attacking someones character, varify those claims.

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    Billy Detzel

    If you went back 20 or 30 thousand years you would see nothing but God.

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    R Miguel Villafana

    What is this? Ava, are you a person of faith? Do you believe in the Nicene Creed?

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    Jef Son

    The Moral Argument for God:

    1. If morality is objective and absolute, God must exist.
    2. Morality is objective and absolute.
    3. Therefore, God must exist.

  • Reply February 7, 2020

    Ava Reyes

    Religions must change and evolve over time in order to survive. This is Nature’s law, not gods.

  • Reply February 8, 2020

    Ben Alex

    Do we have some form of written history or document anywhere in the world that belongs to 6000 yrs ago?

  • Reply February 8, 2020

    Alan White

    Really guys! First we have to look at what the best explanation is for the existence of the universe and the life that we find there. Some people seem to believe that nothing created everything and that the non living created life, and that unguided randomness produced fine tuning that chaos produced precise information and that unconsciousness produced conscienceless and that non reason produced reason, I just dont have enough faith to be an atheist.

  • Reply February 8, 2020

    Ava Reyes

    Alan White
    The origins of the universe is the last god of the gaps argument you have.

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