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The Charismatic movement. The Charismatic movement is a movement of churches and denominations that, in short, believe in the power of the Holy Spirit to move among modern-day Christians and perform miracles. One of the most common theophanic experiences among them is members of these churches being "blown down by the Holy Spirit"; sometimes, this ...


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While this may not be representative of the entire denomination, the Open Brethren church I attend uses Matthew 18:15-20 as the basis of church discipline, including handling people attempting to spread false doctrine, and I believe this is the case for many other churches as well. Verses 15-17,ESV: "If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his ...


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From the 1920s onward, when vaccinations were being promoted but the public were nervous, if not skeptical about this comparatively new form of preventative medicine, there were a great deal of negative comments published by a whole raft of different groups, not all of them Christian ones. But, over time, as vaccinations proved their worth (despite there ...


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Can demons manifest in bodily form in the physical(?), just like angels do in the Bible? Catholicism accepts the possibility that Satan and the Demons may appear to men, just like the Holy Angels. Satan appeared to our first parents in the Garden of Eden. In the Old Testament's Book of Genesis, the serpent who tempted Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden is ...


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Which denomination has the largest percent of members professing atheism? As some of the comments infer: I really doubt there's going to be enough stats to answer this. Churches can barely keep track of their attendance numbers. How are they going to determine which non attendees have become professing atheists? Nevertheless we can see a few remarks on ...


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