Aug 15 • 7M

One-World Religion?

A candid look at how all gods are not the same.

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Amy L. Travis
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Earlier this year, Pope Francis called for all of humanity to unite around a one-world religion. Francis believes that the “pluralism and diversity” of religions is God’s will. His call is for Christian, Muslim, and Jewish leaders to denounce their doctrinal differences and embrace their similarities as a way to fight “climate change” and global conflicts.

On the surface, this argument seems valid. Maybe we focus on the points we agree upon instead of debating our differences. However, further inspection of this movement reveals a much darker agenda. Is Transhumanism—the idea that human beings can eliminate the aging process and live forever—the “new” religion being propagated by the global elites?

That’s a topic for a different day. For now, I want to address the question, "Are all gods the same?” You may have heard people say that we all serve the same God. It really doesn’t matter what you call him.

Umm . . . yes, it does.

Picture this scenario: A woman walks in the door after work and greets her husband. Only, she calls him by the wrong name. When he objects to this, her response is, “Oh, honey, you should not be bothered by the fact that I called you by my ex-husband’s name. You’re basically the same person to me.”

I think that might kill the relationship! What do you think?

This is how many people view God, not as someone with whom they want a deep, personal relationship, but as a sugar daddy in the sky who should give them whatever they ask for, even though they don’t treat Him with the respect He requires and deserves. This is why many people become disillusioned with God when they don’t get out of the relationship what they want, even though they are unwilling to commit.

Read more in my “What in the World?” blog.