Ways of Christ

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Addition to part 2.

Why do I need a church or community .?

It is, of course, possible to have an individual connection to Jesus Christ and to God. (See also the page "A Prayer...".) This is the heart of the matter. Even the impulses required from outside can come directly by God's guidance if one notices these finer signs.

However, there is another level of this connection, which can only unfold in community with others: "Where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them (Matthew 18,19-20). At first this simply means what it says. This experience would be more difficult from a distance, e.g. if people synchronize it; but it is possible. A mystic might experience that unity even without verbal arrangement, although that would be too much for most people. People are not usually born for the hermit life.

This kind of prayer fellowship can lead to a regular private circle. One can also find it in a parish, or in another religious community fitting to one's individual belief. Even though the tradition of some churches may over-emphasize their role for the believers, this doesn't change the purpose of being in community with others.

If more profoundly interested in the manifold Churches etc. see also the extra page "The 7 Churches of the Revelation and the Churches of today".


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