When the Holy Spirit is undeceiving you, depending upon your degree of emptiness and detachment from false doctrine and practices you have continually fed upon, will determine your level of comfort with the process.
I have noticed that some churchgoers feel absolutely miserable when they become undeceived. Their self worth was bound up in their acts of religion. Self-hatred, shame and guilt are a part of the process as well. Serious remorse and sorrow—the grieving stage—is usually followed by intense anger and desire for revenge against those who deceived them.
I never experienced any of that.
As for me, I was a minister for more than 25 years within a well-known denomination when I got undeceived. I NEVER GOT ANGRY OR BLAMED ANYONE ELSE. I was actually angry BEFORE I got undeceived. That is because most of the time, I was rejected by church folk and other ministers. So once I got undeceived, I realized why people in the institutional church aka the IC did not like me. And so it was very easy for me to forgive them and move on. Also, I…
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