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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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Parish priests do not take a vow of poverty and thus may possess a bank account and have belongings. They also receive a stipend from the parishes they work in. I do not know how much the average stipend is, but I do not think that it is very much. They also receive a Mass stipend for offering the Mass for a particular intention. Religious priest from a ...


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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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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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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Commonly called "Mormons") As a member, I enjoy paying tithing to the Church that is used to fund the building of the Kingdom of God on Earth: "Tithing funds are always used for the Lord’s purposes—to build and maintain temples and meetinghouses, to sustain missionary work, to educate Church members, and to ...


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Some history from EWTN: The 1917 Code of Canon Law. canon 1262, stated, It is desirable that, consistent with ancient discipline, women be separated from men in church. but then (sadly IMO) When the 1983 Code of Canon Law was promulgated this canon was not re-issued; indeed, canon 6, 1, abrogated it, along with every other canon of ...


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I think the answer strongly depends on what one thinks "going to church" means. Germanus, Patriarch of Constantinople in the 8th century, once said, "The church is an earthly heaven in which the heavenly God dwells and moves." Kallistos Ware, an Orthodox bishop and former lecturer at Oxford University, provides this background on Orthodox Christian ...



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