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I'm Chinese and am a Christian and I've attended many different churches and have not encountered what you described. I fairly convinced that the meal was more related to Chinese cultural practice and there isn't any theological significance that that particular meal. Chinese children have traditionally been weaned on rice gruel (also called rice porridge, ...


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Do any denominations take “turn the other cheek” as a literal command to be followed? There are several denominations within the Anabaptist tradition that observe this practice such as the Amish and Mennonites. Some Quakers have a history of non-violence. The Seventh day Adventists also. There can be differences between "non-violence", pacifism, and ...


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Catholic Perspective The First Reading of the Third Form: The Simple Entrance, PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD is taken from Is 50:4-7. Verse 6 has: Isaiah 50:6 (RSVCE) 6 I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to those who pulled out the beard; I hid not my face from shame and spitting. Therefore the LORD himself who teaches turn the ...


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No denomination simply ignores this verse. No major Christian teachers say to ignore Jesus' teachings. But given the different hermeneutical approaches of different people, there will be different ideas about how to apply his teachings. John Stott wrote a widely used commentary on the Sermon on the Mount which addresses Matthew 5:39. Stott is highly ...


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Denominational Missions The Pentecostal Assemblies of God (2800 cross cultural workers) and the Baptist International Missions Board (5200 cross cultural workers) are among the larger denominational missions movements. In denominational missions work missionaries generally function more as project managers, overseeing broader missions teams and budgets, and ...


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Sure, here are a couple: http://www.gotoquiz.com/which_christian_denomination_do_you_belong_to http://www.selectsmart.com/FREE/select.php?client=christiandenom But remember, denominations are not perfect, they are man-made, and fallible:. The true body of Christ is made up of every born-again Christian, regardless of 'denomination'.


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I wish you well in your search. Remember one thing: If you find the perfect church, don't join it; you'll spoil it! A second piece of advice, this time not so humorous: Attach yourself to a church where you can do the most good, in light of your God-given talents, interests, and spiritual gift-mix. (Aside: If you're not too sure about your giftedness, ...



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