When concerning churches, you will have to watch out for man made doctrine.
Matt 7.15. Mark 7.7. Rom 10.1-2. Romans 10.1-3 This kind of dogma
is not from God and it can rob you of liberties which are yours to
keep and will condemn your soul.
2 Peter 2.1-2. Matt 15.13-14.
The only defense one can have against false doctrine, is the knowledge
of the word of God which can be learned by private study Acts 17.11.
Rev 2.2. Jesus said all should be students of the word to be
confident they are hearing truth.
John 5.39 John 8.31-32.
Many people praise churches, unaware that they are rejoicing in
division. However, the bible teaches that there is to be no division.
1 Cor 1.10. That all men should teach the small doctrine and if men
would speak where the bible speaks and remain silent where the bible
is silent, such could be the case.
1 Tim 1.3 1 Tim 4.16. 1 Tim 6.3. 2. Tim 1.13.
We cannot worship God as we please, we must worship God in spirit and
John 4.24. Demand book, chapter, and verse for practices which you
might hear in your church.
Ask, where was this belief ever done in scripture?
To hear more on this matter, contact us at the Mt Airy church of Christ.