The Kingdom of the Cults - Spiritism Summary & Analysis

Walter Martin
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Spiritism is by far the oldest religious cult in existence today. Spiritism teaches the fatherhood of God and brotherhood of men. Spiritists believe in continuous existence and a path of endless progression. They believe in the communion of spirits and ministry of angels. They also attribute great personal responsibility for the way they live their lives. Spiritists believe people will be compensated for their actions and receive retribution in the hereafter for the good and evil they did on Earth.

Spiritism, which has millions of followers, has a bigger worldwide movement than in the United States. The author calls Spiritism a "masquerade of demonic forces." It may appeal to people that there is life after death, reunion with loved ones, and contact with and information from people beyond the grave. The Bible, however, in Exodus 22:18 and Leviticus 20:27, orders the death penalty for all sorcerers.

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