Religion is a word cherished by many but vilified by the irreligious, and there is a reason for this. Once again, things will only become clear when we get to later chapters of Revelation, so before I state what I believe to be the second Woe, let’s follow a few clues.
I hate being called ‘religious’. I regard myself as a disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ, not as a religious person. I guess the reason I don’t like being called religious is that I associate the word with things like traditions, rituals, and rites that seem more man-made than God-given. Some speak approvingly