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If your views conflict with the teachings of the church, how can you still practice Christianity?


If your views conflict with the teachings of the Bible or church, how can you balance those things to practice Christianity or any other religion you choose?

 

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    Cortney McCarty (cmccarty6687) 4 years ago

    Thank you for your well spoken response


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    charlie (celafoe) 4 years ago

    correct a church that professes to be Christian has no authority other than what scripture says.

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    Rod Marsden 4 years ago

    What you have come up with is the original idea of Church. As you say a meeting place for like minded individuals to share their faith. Everything else came later.

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    glynch1 4 years ago

    Believers who do not sit under the teaching of the Word and "fellowship" with others of like faith are vulnerable to Satan and the world. The book of Hebrews commands us "not to forsake the assembling of ourselves together." Do not disobey this word.


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    Cortney McCarty (cmccarty6687) 4 years ago

    I am not saying the Bible is not God's inspired word but what if your personal views on social issues like marriage don't coincide with church teachings


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    glynch1 4 years ago

    Yes. This "hidden sense" is the Holy Spirit residing within believers. One should leave a church if its teachers disseminate lies, but one should try to find a church that teaches the truth, not give up on it. You are commanded to assemble with other


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    glynch1 4 years ago

    I believe the translations we have are sufficiently clear, but some are more faithful than others. If you believe translations are "muddled," and the Bible is "vague," then how can you ask, "what would Jesus do?" How do you know what Jesus said?

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    Michael-Milec 4 years ago

    Choose the way back to God, accept the living word , Him - John 1: 12.13. As a child of God you'll be lead by the Holy Spirit, live the life of righteousnes, have life eternal secured, and who cares for religiosity, Our Heavenly Father doesn't !

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    glynch1 4 years ago

    Much of what you have said makes good sense; however, the Church is not within the believer. Christ indwells the Church corporately and individual believers through the Holy Spirit, but the Church (the Body of Christ) does not reside within believers


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    glynch1 4 years ago

    There was no "church" in Christ's day; the nation of Israel existed, but not the Church. Jesus said, "I will build My church . . . " Israel is not the church, and the Church is not spiritual Israel.

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    glynch1 4 years ago

    One can still befriend a brother Christian who holds a different view of eschatology, but I would have difficulty belonging to a church that teaches it. The issue you mention is not "non-essential," because it is connected to a hermeneutical system.

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    glynch1 4 years ago

    What do you mean by "God isn't practicing any type of Christianity?"

    I also wonder where you find in Scripture that Christians are not accountable to one another in a local body of Christ.


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    charlie (celafoe) 4 years ago

    no that is wrong, follow Jesus and His 2 commands