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


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 analysisfrom the perspective of the First Christians. Tune into the FDN worldwide twenty fourseven radio stream is the covid fraud reveals more of its true goals and satanicunderpinnings with each passing day. You probably noticed more stories about churches being ratedby police in Canada, their barricading churches and ringing them with fences, razorwire and armed guards, kind of like the US capital, but on asmaller 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 areeven aggressively urging parishioners to get injected with experimental RNA bio weapons, notonly pushing the idea during sermons, but actually opening their churches as public injectionsites for the general public. For all intent and purposes, they have ceasedto be churches and are now simply structures, self storage, warehouses of physical andspiritual death. So on one hand you have the government keeping you outof the building and the people who own the building are putting spiritual bouncers atthe entrance. Now, as a Christian this leaves you in a difficult positionShin and that the only way to even attend mass is to submit to whatyou know in your heart is an evil agenda, and we know this bothfrom scripture and what our heart tells us. On today's episode, we're not hereto relitigate settled science and basic theology. You either already get it at thispoint or you're too far gone for a digital intervention. There's plenty ofSocial Media Echo Chambers for you to spend your remaining months at as the RNAbio weapon mutates your genetic structure and you eat crispy cream donuts while wearing aface diaper. But for Christians who understand...

...what's happening, we'd like to offersome real life, real time tools that you can apply to your situation rightnow. 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 andno physical church. Does this mean that you can't have a mass or youhave to put worship on hold? Know, the whole point of alienating you fromchurches 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 situationin scenario under Roman rule, under the Bolshevik hell hole tyranny, and evenin the years immediately following Christ killing, when even the apostles were hunted downand murdered by the Torah worshippers. You see, persecution is nothing new forus, and we know what to do. The first Christians, the pre niceenChristians, compiled the First Bible back in one hundred and forty four ad and it gave them the liturgical structure and theological foundation to create a massand perform baptism. Much of this is drawn from the Apostle Paul's instructions thatwe 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 thefirst Christians and for a growing number of Christians today, that Hebrew Bible representedan 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 goingto do an audio walk through of First Century Mass. It's nondenominational by definitionbecause it's the original pre nicing mass.

Let's start with the basics. willbe reading from mass, baptism and prayers of the first Christians. It's aLiturgi old guide published by the Marcy Night Christian Church and I'll have a linkin 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 forthe sole purpose of conducting mass and instead larger private homes were used and themass was presided over by a presbyter prees byt er, usually the owner ofthe home. Typical mass would consist of under ten people worshipping together. Ifyou are called to become a Christian leader in your community, you're going toneed to know how to conduct a simple mass and lead others in prayer withthe 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 isthe son of God and that God was revealed through him is qualified to leada simple mass. You or he will assume that title of PRESBYTER. Themass is structured is again nondenominational and does not favor one brand of Christianity overanother. Where does his mass happen? Any home of a space large enoughto accommodate up to ten people. Ideally, the home will have a large seashaped couch or seating area. In some cases, mass will have tobe conducted underground and what they call catacomb church. These were the types ofchurches used by the Christian Russians who lived under Bolshevik persecution. When did thesethese masses happen? Well, the first Christians met twice on Sunday. That'sprobably 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. Andthen again at the end of the day, there was your main mass. Therewas also a meal at the end of that mass, and that mealwas 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 nowrising and it's called the service of the word. I'll speak in the roleof presbyter and will begin with the congregation sitting. Awake. Thou that sleepestand arise from the dead, and Christ shall give Thee Light, honor andglory 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, wegive you thanks for your great glory. Oh Lord, King of Heaven,God, the Father, all powerful, Lord, the only son, JesusChrist, 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 atthe father's right hand. Have mercy on us for you alone, our holyyou alone, our Lord, Oh Jesus Christ, for God the Father's glory. Amen. Now all will stand for the morning prayer and oath. Irise and pledge myself to God to do... 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 histable. You know what I would do, oh Christ, Oh then to doit make me able. That will end the service of the word andyou 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 openswith a intercessory prayer. The presbyter begins with his arms outstretched and all ofthe parishioners will stand. May God, the author of all endurance and allencouragement, enable you to be all of one mind, according to the mindof Christ Jesus, so that you may all have but one heart and onemouth to glorify God, the father of our Lord Jesus Christ. May God, the author of our hope, fill you with all joy and peace inyour believing, so that you may have hope in abundance through the power ofthe Holy Spirit. May God, the author of peace, be with youall amen. God, who is the author of peace, will crush Satanunder your feet before long. May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ bewith you. All will respond and also with you. Amen. At thispoint, all parishioners are sitting for a reading of the scripture. You canread any scripture from the epistles of Paul, Galatians first and second, Corinthians,Romans first and second, Thessalonians, lay a decisions, Colossians, Philammonand Philippians. You'll find those within pages seventy five through two hundred and thirtyseven 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 canbase that sermon on scripture read from any of the above epistles as it appliesto events and issues facing the church and community. And the PRESBYTER can alsofind 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 communionand we start with a eucharistic prayer. The presbyter begins. The Lord iswith you. All respond, may he be with your spirit to presbyter.Set your hearts on the things. Above all, respond. They are fixedon the Lord. PRESBYTER. Let us give thanks to the Lord. Allrespond. It is right and proper that we should. Presbyter we give youthanks, Oh God, through your Dear Child Jesus Christ, to whomb inthis, the last of all periods of time, you sent to save andredeem us and to tell us what you wanted of us. He is yourword, inseparable from you. You made all things through him, and youwere well pleased with him. He did what you wanted him to do andwhen he suffered, acquiring thereby a holy people for you, he stretched outhis hands to free those who believed in you from suffering. When he washanded over to undergo the suffering, he had chosen himself, thereby to destroydeath, to break the chains the devil held us in crush, held beneathhis feet, give light to the just, make a covenant and Manifest His resurrection. He took bread, gave thanks to you and said take this andeat it. It is this body of...

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

...perseverance, presbyter begins. Your prayersare more likely to be answered now, for it is easier to obtain whatyou have asked when you are being persecuted. Beseech the good God then, asearnestly as you can, that we may all confess his name to theend and that we two may emerge unscathed and glorious from the snares of thisworld and its darkness, as we have been linked together by charity and peaceand together have withstood persecution from the Pagans so may we rejoice together in theKingdom of Heaven. All respond Amen. Immediately following the closing prayer of perseverancewill be the fellowship meal. It was traditional for the first Christians to sharea meal with each other after mass. Each person brings some food and andthat food was equally divided among all. This was the fitting end to aday that began with a simple prayer at dawn, culminating the celebration of GodChristian fellowship in a shared meal. That meal is also to be delivered tothe infirm, sick or anyone who is unable to attend mass. We hopeyou enjoyed this episode on Fbn and remind you that you can pick up afree copy of mass, baptism and prayers of the first Christians and pick upa 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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