Why Do People Join Cults?
Today, the world of the cults is more and more expanding. There are so many people who turned into life gurus or people who are promoting their cultic philosophy in order to entice people to join their group. The question is, how can cults be very successful, despite of the things they do that can be really strange? In this article, the possible suggestions will be discussed on why some people are encouraged to join the cults. This will also help examine the if you will be a possible target to be joining the cult sooner.
Cults are very wise in their recruitment effort. Cults are groups that attack the principle and beliefs in the biblical effort. And so they make their recruitment efforts in the personal lives of people.
Many cults have their wise way to make a way to the innocent peoples heart. These cults make sure to target those individual who are illiterate on teachings of the Bible. To make sure that these people will be encouraged in their group, the schedule “Bible studies”, which usually are some at a certain home of one member. They invite these people have a “Bible Study”, however what they do in this Bible study is to distort the teachings in the people and instead promote their cult and religious leader, and their cult principles.
Those individuals who have no or little knowledge about the teachings f the Bible are usually the target of the cultists. Since these people have do not know much about the Bible, they are more prone to be conceived by the distorted facts by the cultists. Once a cultist find out that you are a strong and firm believer of your Christian religion and the teachings of the Bible, these cultists usually flees.
One of the reasons why people join cults is because of life transition. When one is suffering from the feeling of unstableness in his life, he or she seeks for something he or she thinks will stabilize the current situation. Divorce, marriage, a new job, a death in the family, attending college for the first time are some of a person’s biggest life change that make it great for cults to do their recruiting effort.
The cultist finds this time in a person life an opportunity entice them into their cult, what they do is to counsel them and focus on their personal lives. Once the cultist find that this person comes dependent in his advices, then the cultist takes this opportunity to involve this person to the cult himself. Since the person is very vulnerable at this time, he or she will have no chance to react and question since that he or she will also be very busy in doing the tasked duties and responsibilities of the cult.