In this world where everyone follows certain religious beliefs and practices, there are so many religious movements and practices followed by people. If you have never heard of Shincheonji, it is a church of Jesus in South Korea established by Lee Man Hee. This church is popularly known as the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. It is a new Christian religious movement. Shincheonji is commonly followed in South Korea and some other places. Here is an in-depth introduction to the church Shincheonji.
Shincheonji church claims that Lee Man Hee, who is the founder of the church, is the pastor that the New Testament Bible promised. The church also teaches that Lee Man Hee is the only pastor who is capable of converting or deciphering the secret parables written in the book of revelation. The church Shincheonji has been involved in a lot of controversies. However, besides the controversies about the church, Shincheonji also has quite a number of followers from in and around South Korea and abroad.
Before establishing the church, the founder, Lee Man Hee, was known to be a member of another religious movement known as Olive Tree. Olive Tree is also a new religious cult that started after post-war Korea. Olive Tree, like Shincheonji, was involved in many controversies from other religious groups and movements. Shincheonji church teaches that its members will receive salvation during the final judgment days. One of the most controversial teachings about Shincheonji is that they believe those members not joining the church or movement will be destroyed or denied forgiveness.
It was in the year 2020 Covid-19 pandemic that the church received intense scrutiny. It is known that a member of the Shincheonji church infected members of other churches, causing a surge in the pandemic. The disease also spread widely among the members of Shincheonji and many others. However, because of its messianic teaching, thousands of South Korean citizens are now signing a petition against the church and urging the government to disband the church.
Many people who join Shincheonji are often zealots, quitting their employment or schools in the procedure. Since being fanatics, members devote their attention to proselytizing. From the start, most of Shincheonji followers have been taught to incorporate particular meanings, which they assume were created by Lee. They say, as an instance, that the word’bird’ simply means’Holy Spirit and that the word’tree’ stands for’church.’ As a result, Shincheonji’s disciples use those interpretations to decode passages in the book of Revelation. They’re certain that they’re those capable of deciphering the clues shown in the Book of Revelation. The party considers its philosophies to be equivalent to all other concepts established in the past 6,000 years.