Toleration is one of the chief foundation-stones of Freemasonry; Universality and Brotherly Love are fundamental principles of the Fraternity. Indeed, the arch-enemy of Freemasonry is intolerance. There may be individuals whose natural powers are limited and circumscribed and whose prejudices may lead them into a spirit of intolerance; but the Fraternity frowns upon such, and there is no institution that has greater resistive powers against this great enemy of man than Freemasonry. The Third and Tenth Degrees, A. A. Scottish Rite, strongly emphasize the doctrine of tolerance. — ( Luke 9:49,50 )

Biblical Reference

Luke 9:49,50

49 And John answered and said, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name; and we forbad him, because he followeth not with us. 50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not: for he that is not against us is for us.

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