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There are some churches dedicated to the Holy Spirit in Poland: Google Maps Exclude the westmost one - Armenian (not catholic) and the eastmost one - Orthodox. Translation help (in case the map still shows Polish labels) - English to Polish: church - kościół of the Holy Spirit - Świętego Ducha/Ducha Świętego (the ordering of words is not that important in ...


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Paul was speaking as an apostle, and all the apostles were chosen by divine appointment. As Jesus said in John 15:14-17, they were now his friends, for they did what he commanded. “Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of ...


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There is no difficulty in identifying godly men during past centuries, men who were called and who taught the gospel without apology or excuse. Their ministry was blessed by God. For example: Martin Luther – 1483 to 1546 John Calvin – 1509 to 1564 John Bunyan – 1628 to 1688 Jonathan Edwards – 1703 to 1758 John Newton – 1725 to 1807 George Whitfield – ...


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Christians around the world have been forced to meet in secret at various times and places throughout history, and even today there are many countries where Christians must hide to avoid persecution. Different countries have different levels of religious freedom. In the United States, we have a constitutional guarantee that the federal government will not ...


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There are several churches dedicated to the Holy Spirit in Italy. Padova (Padua): Spirito Santo in Padova – Spirito Santo Venezia (Venice): Chiesa dello Spirito Santo (Venezia) Firenze (Florence): Basilica di Santo Spirito A long list: Chiesa dello Spirito Santo Another: Chiesa di Santo Spirito All are Roman Catholic; quite likely the list is not complete. ...


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The "local church", meaning a congregation of believers in a particular place, is a fundamentally biblical concept that is referenced frequently in the New Testament. A short reading of the New Testament will find many references to "the church in [some place]" which is what is meant by "the local church". Most of Paul's letters ...


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Do Catholics have an obligation to attend the parish closest to their homes? The short answer is no. Not many Catholics know this, but your real parish is the one whose territory includes your place of residence. At least that is how the Code of Canon Law still sees it. But even with that built-in understanding of one’s territorial parish, canon law ...


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Based on the Portuguese Wikipedia page they look like a fairly typical pentecostal/charistmatic church. Whether that's a denial of Christian doctrine depends on you. Personally I do think that teaching that we can all expect great prosperity in this life is a false gospel, and that to expect all Christians to speak in tongues is a denial of 1 Corinthians 12:...


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Based on the link you provided, the City of Hope International Church, based in Kearny, N.J. in the U.S.A., started out as an Assembly of God Church. In 1979 it became non-denominational. In 2000 it expanded and founded the Kearny Christian Academy. In 2001 it was renamed to the City of Hope International Church in order to enlarge their apostolic sphere. ...


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Most churches identify themselves and their denomination pretty clearly. If a church has a sign outside it generally gives its full name, which usually includes the name of the denomination if it has one. For example a Catholic church called "Saint Anthony's" will usually have a sign saying "Saint Anthony's Catholic Church" outside, and the same for larger ...


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Where is the concept of “local church” from? First of the whole concept of local churches is something that all Christian denominations can refer to according to their proper traditions. I will be using Catholic sources to demonstrate that the very nature of local churches was something well founded in Apostolic times. The history of this notion has changed ...


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This issue affects all Christians where the state has issued restrictions on worship due to the Coronavirus pandemic. A non-denominational group that serves all Christians on legal issues sent out their newsletter ( http://www.christian.org.uk ) which pointed out that “the clear aim of the central and devolved governments has been to save lives. This is a ...


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Do Christians foresee contradicting Government requirements in prolonged 'lockdown' conditions? It is obvious that some individuals will contradict government requirements in prolonged lockdown situations and that will more than likely involve a few Christians of various creeds. One thing is for sure. For Catholics, it is frowned upon, as Pope Francis has ...


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Canon Law allows it. Commenting on the 1917 Code's equivalent to the 1983 Code's Can. 1218 Each church is to have its own title which cannot be changed after the church has been dedicated. canonist Dom Charles Augustine, O.S.B., writes: Titles of churches may be: the Blessed Trinity or one of the three Divine Persons35, Jesus Christ or one of the biblical ...


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