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Members Church of God International
And is it necessary to join to be saved? Eli answered that cleaving to what is good is a must because it is a commandment of God.
And the group wherein we must cleave is the body or Church of God where the first-century Christians were members. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.
Meanwhile, a Hindu guest from Singapore asked if it is a sin to eat non-vegetarian food. In fact, God created every beast of the earth, and every fowl of the air, and everything that creepeth upon the earth for our own benefits.
Members Church of God International (MCGI) | Cleave to What is Good
Generally, each visitor was satisfied by Bro. This will happen on God's appointed "day", the "judgment day" or the "last day" citing Acts Those who will not merit salvation will be thrown into the "lake of fire" Tagalog: After the judgment day will be the earth's destruction.
Membership Baptism is a key part in their doctrines. Membership is conferred through immersion baptism of adults. Indoctrination classes are required prior to joining the organization. The classes are composed of nine lessons concerning church doctrines prepared by the Overall Servant, Eliseo Soriano.
Indoctrinees must fully accept the doctrines taught during the indoctrination before they can be baptized. Members not living in accordance with the church's teachings may be excommunicated, or expelled, from the Church. Women are prohibited from cutting their hair and wearing expensive jewelry and denim pantsand men are prohibited from having long hair.
They are strictly prohibited from drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, using drugs, and gambling.
Worship and church gatherings The congregation meets at least three sessions each week. Meetings are held at MCGI convention centers and monitoring centers, which are typically functional in character, and do not contain religious symbols except for the church logo and reminders for non-members that are prominently displayed.
Gatherings are opened and closed with congregational singing of hymns led by the choir and brief prayers.
Brethren kneel in prayer while guests are free to stay in their seats. Ina Bible-reading segment was added where a chapter or two of the Bible is being read. Meetings are devoted to the study of a Biblical topic, divided in portions, and will be continued in succeeding meetings.
The prayer meeting has the same format with the worship service except that there are no voluntary contributions during prayer meetings. Brethren who have prepared themselves to offer the sacrifice of thanksgiving will be singing songs of praises live on stage at the ADD Convention Center or at the nearest local church.