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Christians forced underground: a look at your options for mass and sacraments

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What was once old is now new again as the Jesus-killers flex their muscles behind the mask of a fake plague - raiding and barricading churches and jailing priests. In today's episode we guide you through a walk-through for conducting mass just as the first persecuted Christians did.

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The latest news, history and analysis from the perspective of the First Christians. Tune into the FDN worldwide twenty four seven radio stream is the covid fraud reveals more of its true goals and satanic underpinnings with each passing day. You probably noticed more stories about churches being rated by police in Canada, their barricading churches and ringing them with fences, razor wire and armed guards, kind of like the US capital, but on a smaller scale. You'll also notice that many churches, including maybe even your own, are complying with covid clown world security, theater restrictions and lockdowns. Some are even aggressively urging parishioners to get injected with experimental RNA bio weapons, not only pushing the idea during sermons, but actually opening their churches as public injection sites for the general public. For all intent and purposes, they have ceased to be churches and are now simply structures, self storage, warehouses of physical and spiritual death. So on one hand you have the government keeping you out of the building and the people who own the building are putting spiritual bouncers at the entrance. Now, as a Christian this leaves you in a difficult position Shin and that the only way to even attend mass is to submit to what you know in your heart is an evil agenda, and we know this both from scripture and what our heart tells us. On today's episode, we're not here to relitigate settled science and basic theology. You either already get it at this point or you're too far gone for a digital intervention. There's plenty of Social Media Echo Chambers for you to spend your remaining months at as the RNA bio weapon mutates your genetic structure and you eat crispy cream donuts while wearing a face diaper. But for Christians who understand...

...what's happening, we'd like to offer some real life, real time tools that you can apply to your situation right now. You are the people that we've been directed to reach. Now, the first and most obvious thing to deal with is mass with no priest and no physical church. Does this mean that you can't have a mass or you have to put worship on hold? Know, the whole point of alienating you from churches is to disconnect you from the faith, and you mustn't allow that. Millions of persecuted Christians before. You were confronted with this exact same situation in scenario under Roman rule, under the Bolshevik hell hole tyranny, and even in the years immediately following Christ killing, when even the apostles were hunted down and murdered by the Torah worshippers. You see, persecution is nothing new for us, and we know what to do. The first Christians, the pre niceen Christians, compiled the First Bible back in one hundred and forty four a d and it gave them the liturgical structure and theological foundation to create a mass and perform baptism. Much of this is drawn from the Apostle Paul's instructions that we find in his epistles. You'll notice there's no references to a Hebrew Bible, or Old Testament, as it became to be called later. For the first Christians and for a growing number of Christians today, that Hebrew Bible represented an alien faith that worshiped in equally alien deity, and we reject it now, just as the first Christians rejected it back then. Today, we're going to do an audio walk through of First Century Mass. It's nondenominational by definition because it's the original pre nicing mass.

Let's start with the basics. will be reading from mass, baptism and prayers of the first Christians. It's a Liturgi old guide published by the Marcy Night Christian Church and I'll have a link in the show notes so you can download it for free as an Ebook. Now, at the dawn of Christianity, very few structures were set aside for the sole purpose of conducting mass and instead larger private homes were used and the mass was presided over by a presbyter prees byt er, usually the owner of the home. Typical mass would consist of under ten people worshipping together. If you are called to become a Christian leader in your community, you're going to need to know how to conduct a simple mass and lead others in prayer with the confidence that you're following the liturgical rights and teachings of the first Christians. So let's start with these, these basic precepts. Who can do this? Who can run this mass? Any baptized Christian man who believes Jesus Christ is the son of God and that God was revealed through him is qualified to lead a simple mass. You or he will assume that title of PRESBYTER. The mass is structured is again nondenominational and does not favor one brand of Christianity over another. Where does his mass happen? Any home of a space large enough to accommodate up to ten people. Ideally, the home will have a large sea shaped couch or seating area. In some cases, mass will have to be conducted underground and what they call catacomb church. These were the types of churches used by the Christian Russians who lived under Bolshevik persecution. When did these these masses happen? Well, the first Christians met twice on Sunday. That's probably where you've heard that phrase. Twice...

...on Sunday. The first meeting, or mass was held at dawn and it was called a service of the word, with a prayer and an oath not to partake in after adultery. And then again at the end of the day, there was your main mass. There was also a meal at the end of that mass, and that meal was both real and sacramental. It symbolizes fellowship, sharing, unity and brotherhood. And now it's important to remember that Saturday was your day of fasting. So we'll begin with the first mass. It's dawn, Sun is just now rising and it's called the service of the word. I'll speak in the role of presbyter and will begin with the congregation sitting. Awake. Thou that sleepest and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give Thee Light, honor and glory through endless ages to the king of all the ages, the immortal, the invisible, who is alone God. Amen. All will now kneel. All respond glory in the Heights to God on Earth, peace to men, favor. We praise you, bless you, worship you, laud you, we give you thanks for your great glory. Oh Lord, King of Heaven, God, the Father, all powerful, Lord, the only son, Jesus Christ, and You Holy Spirit, oh Lord God, God's lamb, the father's son. You take away the world's sins. Have mercy on us. You take the world's sins away, except our prayer. You sit at the father's right hand. Have mercy on us for you alone, our holy you alone, our Lord, Oh Jesus Christ, for God the Father's glory. Amen. Now all will stand for the morning prayer and oath. I rise and pledge myself to God to do...

...no deed at all of dark. This Day shall be his sacrifice, and I unmoved my passions. Lord, I blush, to be so old and foul and yet to stand before his table. You know what I would do, oh Christ, Oh then to do it make me able. That will end the service of the word and you will resume your daily activities until mass at the end of the day. At the end of the day, we begin our main mass and it opens with a intercessory prayer. The presbyter begins with his arms outstretched and all of the parishioners will stand. May God, the author of all endurance and all encouragement, enable you to be all of one mind, according to the mind of Christ Jesus, so that you may all have but one heart and one mouth to glorify God, the father of our Lord Jesus Christ. May God, the author of our hope, fill you with all joy and peace in your believing, so that you may have hope in abundance through the power of the Holy Spirit. May God, the author of peace, be with you all amen. God, who is the author of peace, will crush Satan under your feet before long. May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. All will respond and also with you. Amen. At this point, all parishioners are sitting for a reading of the scripture. You can read any scripture from the epistles of Paul, Galatians first and second, Corinthians, Romans first and second, Thessalonians, lay a decisions, Colossians, Philammon and Philippians. You'll find those within pages seventy five through two hundred and thirty seven of your copy of the very first...

Bible. After that reading of scripture, there will be a sermon said by the PRESBYTER, and the PRESBYTER can base that sermon on scripture read from any of the above epistles as it applies to events and issues facing the church and community. And the PRESBYTER can also find material within the gospel of the Lord, which is pages one through seventy two. Following the reading of the Scripture and sermon, we begin with communion and we start with a eucharistic prayer. The presbyter begins. The Lord is with you. All respond, may he be with your spirit to presbyter. Set your hearts on the things. Above all, respond. They are fixed on the Lord. PRESBYTER. Let us give thanks to the Lord. All respond. It is right and proper that we should. Presbyter we give you thanks, Oh God, through your Dear Child Jesus Christ, to whomb in this, the last of all periods of time, you sent to save and redeem us and to tell us what you wanted of us. He is your word, inseparable from you. You made all things through him, and you were well pleased with him. He did what you wanted him to do and when he suffered, acquiring thereby a holy people for you, he stretched out his hands to free those who believed in you from suffering. When he was handed over to undergo the suffering, he had chosen himself, thereby to destroy death, to break the chains the devil held us in crush, held beneath his feet, give light to the just, make a covenant and Manifest His resurrection. He took bread, gave thanks to you and said take this and eat it. It is this body of...

...mind that is to be broken for you. In the same way, he took the chalice, saying this is my blood being shed for you. When you do this, you will be commemorating me, calling then, his death and resurrection of mind. We offer you bread and a chalice, and we thank you for enabling us to stand before you and serve you. We ask you to send down your Holy Spirit on the offering holy church makes you, to unite all who receive holy communion and to fill them with the Holy Spirit for the strengthening of their faith in the truth, so we may give you praise and glory through your child, Jesus Christ. All respond Amen. The presbyter will now dispense communion. Following communion, there is a song and closing prayer. Traditionally, the name of that Song is Oh gladsome light, and I will have a link in the show notes where you can get the text and video of that song. Following that Song, as our closing prayer of...

...perseverance, presbyter begins. Your prayers are more likely to be answered now, for it is easier to obtain what you have asked when you are being persecuted. Beseech the good God then, as earnestly as you can, that we may all confess his name to the end and that we two may emerge unscathed and glorious from the snares of this world and its darkness, as we have been linked together by charity and peace and together have withstood persecution from the Pagans so may we rejoice together in the Kingdom of Heaven. All respond Amen. Immediately following the closing prayer of perseverance will be the fellowship meal. It was traditional for the first Christians to share a meal with each other after mass. Each person brings some food and and that food was equally divided among all. This was the fitting end to a day that began with a simple prayer at dawn, culminating the celebration of God Christian fellowship in a shared meal. That meal is also to be delivered to the infirm, sick or anyone who is unable to attend mass. We hope you enjoyed this episode on Fbn and remind you that you can pick up a free copy of mass, baptism and prayers of the first Christians and pick up a copy of the very first Bible at the very first Bible Dot Org. I'm Darren Kalama and we'll see you next time on FBN.

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