> Posted by: 4generation
> Date: December 27, 2019 09:28AM
> Welcome Powertrip, so good to see annother
> brazilian posting here.
> Unfortunately what you shared with us is not a
> surprise to me and only shows how deceived we have
> been for decades in this church.
> For me who was born into this cult and spent years
> serving these "men of God," cleaning their homes,
> serving food, and supporting them and their bs, it
> is devastating to know the truth only now.
> The worst for me is seeing that there are people
> still supporting these leaders, as spiritual
> leaders and literally denying all the evidences
> and accusations made. To me this is the proof that
> religion makes people ignorant and unreasonable,
> because it makes no sense to continue to preach a
> doctrine of forgiveness that only favors abusive
> leaders and forgets the victims and those whose
> lives were destroyed by them.
> I'm ready to forgive, that's not the point. But at
> least tell me what I'm forgiving you for. Because
> so far you haven't talked about what you regret.
> Silas, should I forgive you for the moral, sexual
> and emotional abuse committed? Or the
> authoritarianism and control of people's lives
> through lies, deception and manipulation?
> And you Gary, in your letter you said that you
> regret because you did not hear the voice of the
> Holy Spirit. But in what you did not hear HIm? In
> the covering up the crimes committed by the
> leadership you have established? Or getting
> involved with Marylin sexually with John's death?
> Or in creating a system and a doctrine that
> idolizes man instead of God?
> Leaving everything in the field of subjectivity
> makes us continue to play that game "truth or
> consequences". The problem is that so far the
> truth has not been spoken and we have only lived
> with the consequences of everything that has
> My goal here is not to judge or to see them under
> the bars because of the crimes committed, thats
> not my role, there is a legal system for that, but
> my hope is to at least see some maturity and some
> balls from you to rise up like freaking mans and
> tell us the damn truth. And please dont give me
> that "bitterness" bullshit talk, we've heard you
> for decades and now you want to hide?
> I know both of you check this forum everyday, so
> what do you think about send a public statement
> telling what happened? Lets take this to the
> social media instead of hiding from it? Silas can
> use one of his podcasts to talk about it and
> explain it to us, to his political friends or his
> catholics bishops. Or Gary can do it right from
> Jerusalem with his rabbis.
> We all want to move on with our lives and forgive
> and do everything we need to do to continue in our
> peronal walk with God. But as the Bible said: "the
> truth will set you free".. here we are waiting for
> the truth, for the change, to be heard and to stop
> pretending that these sins, abuses and actions are
> "normal" and thats okay to live that way. No more,
> never again, and regarding the abuses and the
> lies, there is no way to ever forget!
> Thank you for speaking up as well, 4generation,
> Everyone needs to hear this information. Silas was
> represented as some angelic love ministry who
> could do no wrong. I'm sure that you know what
> happened to people who complained. It is indeed a
> new day...for survivors, anyway.
Yes, thank you. And I agree with Onion. It is my hope that this all becomes very public. [www.facebook.com
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