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Which sects of Christianity recite verses of God and prostrate to God during the night? (This post was made prior to to edits of the original question.) As indicated in your Wikipedia link, many Christian denominations practice prostration at various religious services. However, this could be more of a local tradition, within a particular denomination and ...


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Q: Is there any biblical support for the Church to allow Government to close its doors and prevent public worship? Unfortunately, the way this is phrased is a "bad reason" fallacy or worse a "red herring" fallacy. For Christians, there is no Church building per se. Believers are the church. Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in ...


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Indeed, there is Biblical support: Jesus entered the temple area and drove out all those engaged in selling and buying there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who were selling doves. Matthew 21:12* Fr. Rick Heilman mentioned this passage on his latest U.S. Grace Force podcast, that Jesus getting a whip and driving out ...


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But what about situations where government law prevents Christians from worshiping, praying and singing in church? There is no Christian requirement to gather together in a church, or to pray or sing aloud, as should be clear from the tradition of hermits living in holy isolation. (One could even make an argument that effectively turning your house into a ...


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Every Christian must surely be keen to support their government in its unenviable task of trying to contain and then to (hopefully) eradicate this awful pandemic. An immense amount of prayer is going up to God, that governments get the knowledge and help they need to deal with this killer virus. In harmony with those prayers, Christians are strenuously ...


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I found a quote I like from an online news source called The Week (emphasis mine). Like everything else in this world, Romans 13 makes sense within its broader context. And in the New Testament, this broader context is a big, raised middle finger at the government of the day, the Roman Empire. After all, Rome killed Jesus. And Paul is not short of contempt ...


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It is easy to make decisions when one chooses between two paths, one of which is obviously right and one which is obviously wrong. One puts aside any inclinations of greed or other fleshly motivation and one does the right, because it is right and one accepts the consequences, come what may. But what is more of a conflict is when one must choose between two ...


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From your comments you are asking about the case where governments have made regulations in response to a pandemic (Covid19) preventing in-person meetings, or limited their size, and not given churches specific exemptions from those regulations. Many church leaders have explained their response to Covid19 regulations, and most are very similar so I will ...


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