In this living river, the word of the Lord…: “And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age”, is fulfilled again (Matthew 28:20). Without religion, “traditional man” (who lived in a society before the pervasiveness of the scientific and Enlightenment mentality – prior to the 18th Century) would have been purposeless, directionless, and virtue-less. The purpose of this study is to consider what the Bible says about tradition. Values and Ethics . Christ said of the Pharisees that “They crush people with unbearable religious demands and never lift a finger to ease the burden” (Matthew 23:4). Should we follow tradition as authority for our religious practices? What is tradition? Religion plays a crucial role for a person in giving a cultural identity. So some people go to them and convert each year, over and again, just to collect $15 each time! One of our main purposes will be to show that "tradition" is essentially just another term for "authority." Each religion has festivals, traditions, mythologies which form a part of the tangible and intangible heritage of the country. Religious tradition such as Christianity involve religious practices such as . Thus, religion contributes in order to protect this heritage and also adds to the diversity in the country. Many Christians prefer not to observe this pre-Easter tradition because it smacks of religious duty. The traditional African religions or traditional beliefs and practices of African people are a set of highly diverse beliefs that includes various ethnic religions. This is the same as when I tell Western people to keep their own religions. Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. When we understand the Bible principles of authority, we will see that the same principles are true of tradition. Tradition is the living river that unites us to the origins, the living river in which the origins are always present, the great river that leads us to the port of eternity. In Mongolia, missionaries pay people $15 to convert to Christianity. It is better to keep one’s own religious tradition. He would not only have been lost; he would have … I advise these missionaries not to interfere and to let people there stay traditional Buddhists.