Te moment you added "most" it became "ad Populum".<quoted text>
It wasn't Argumentum ad populum, it was Argumentum ad theologum.
It was also:
Argumentum ad Verecundiam
and a prime example of the inferential use of "No True Scotsman".
Again, " ... the way is narrow and few find it ... " pretty much torpedoes any argument based upon large numbers.