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By way of answer, I refer you to this article on the history of Christian meetings. I'll summarize some sections. In the first century, Christians generally met in homes, especially the homes of more prominent members. The Acts of the Apostles portrays the first Christian community in Jerusalem as gathering in the temple colonnades and “breaking bread ...


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There might be some confusion here, because killing animals in the church would probably not be done by most Christians. If, however, you mean "why to Christians kill and eat animals, in general?" then I can answer that. Christianity inherited its beliefs about food and animals from Judaism. Animals are perceived differently to Christians. They are not ...


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It is out of respect for the type of relationship they are supposed to have with the people that they lead. It's not in the Bible. Some people say Jesus says not to call anyone "Father", including Church leaders. But the reason for calling a church leader "Father" is spiritual fatherhood. So all the things you can think of that your father is supposed to ...


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There seem to be no records of the specific theological basis on which March for Jesus was founded. However based on its priorities and aims it is easy enough to discern general theological principles for the event. The founders (like many Christians) are coming from a theological traditional where it is not necessary to find specific biblical approval for ...


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I am an Indian Christian. I have spent five decades of my life in India and have never come across a church where animals are killed, either as a sacrifice or as food for the faithful. Of course, there are churches which accept animals and birds as offering on feasts, only to be auctioned for money. As for the statement that Hindus do not kill animals in ...


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Acts 5:42 references preaching in the Jewish temples and house to house as you referenced: "And every day, in the temple and from house to house, they did not cease teaching and preaching that the Christ is Jesus." - Acts 5:42 ESV Clearly, from this, the message of the gospel of Christ is not restricted to a specific venue or format. Certainly ...


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As far as I know, both Lutherans and Calvinists are not subscribed to ritualistic pattern. The Great Apostasy article in Wikipedia, I believe, refers to the 'ritualistic' apostasy which were increasing in the period of pre-reformation. Doctrine-wise, Luther and Calvin do not differ on great apostasy, as they hold on 'Sola Gratia, Sola Fide, Sola Scriptura'. ...


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Not to over simplify but isn't the mother of the "King" always a Queen? God, master and creator of the universe, chose one woman in whom to sow his seed. From this spiritual union came the incarnation of the God-man Jesus who is the King of kings.



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