Evidently, masons have been part of the Bethel family from the beginning. There are some who claim that C.T. Russell was a mason. Although he denied it there is no question that he was thoroughly familiar with masonic teaching. Once in a public speech Russell referred to Christians as temple builders in a spiritual sense and used various terminology peculiar to masonry. (I cannot remember where the transcript of his talk is archived on the Internet.) Certainly, Russell's fascination with pyramidology and the use of occult symbols like the winged sun and the cross and crown indicates that occultists influenced him to some extent and he welcomed their presence.When do you think the infiltration began in the organization (what year)? How extensive do you think it is? By whom? The UN? Freemasons?
British Freemasonry has been a tool of the British Empire to infiltrate every institution of influence. Pseudo-religions like Mormonism and Scientology were created by Masons. the late Billy Grahm was undoubtedly the most popular and influential Evangelical preacher who met with every American president since Eisenhower and was a Mason. Grahm was even awarded an honorary knighthood by the Queen, presumably for services rendered to the Crown.
Here is an article on the topic
25 men were bowing down to the sun
“So he brought me to the inner courtyard of the house of Jehovah. There at the entrance of the temple of Jehovah, between the porch and the altar, were about 25 men with their backs to the temple of Jehovah and their faces to the east; they were bowing down to