An Indian yogi once said to me, "When you get involved with religion and spirituality you inherit some problems that you didn't have before."
This is true.
There are various negative aspects to the Church which turn people away.
These are things like sex-phobia, fear, guilt, and obligation.
But these negatives are more than compensated for by the joy, peace, and love that we experience from our relationship with God.
Salvation is a free gift from God.
The rest is fear.
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