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To ask that question suggests that you've missed the entire point of who we are and what we're about.
We are not a separate church in that sense at all and never will be. Don't look for us as one, you won't find us; and any new, separated Christian faith group or church that claims to be us, or claims to be newly created because of anything we've said here, is lying. Forming any new, separated Christian faith group is the very furthest thing from everything we stand for. We're trying to gather with Christ, not scatter.
We join together in prayer not for more, new, Christian faith groups to arise, but rather for spiritual renewal to arise in the hearts of all believers, in the whole of Christianity as it exists today; renewal that is both corporate and personal, for the whole body of Christ and for each of it's individual members, including ourselves.
We're not some kind of Super-church, or Supra-church either; no One-world Church, and not an overarching, umbrella organization trying to govern or set policy for any church or Christian faith group. Simply stating what believers already agree in, as we try to do here, and inviting others to pray here with us in that agreement, is not governing or dictating, at all, to anyone.
We don't pretend to be the Biblical, universal church of God here, of which Christ is the head, although our believing Members all certainly hope to be part of it. We don't remotely claim that all believers in Christ alive today are Members here or ever will be, but we do pray to be spiritually accepting of all believers in Christ, whether they ever happen to join this Prayer Group or not.
Regardless whether or not Christians of a particular faith group decide to pray here with us, it's not our job to set or revise the doctrines or beliefs held by any Christian denomination or group. Regarding the issue of seeking to unite with each other in the eternal love of God for every believer, we prefer not to even name those Christian faith groups that might disagree with us. We hope that the Holy Spirit will convince them to see no offense here in us, so they might change their minds about the love in which we hope to spend eternity together with every believer in Christ, and decide to join with us in prayer on that basis.
On the issue of holiness, on the other hand, we may pray for some particular, Christian faith groups by name, where they have already made public their own confusion over issues of sexual immorality outside of marriage that is a holy union of one man and one woman. That's just one part of holiness for believers, but an important part, and one that has come into serious contention in some Christian denominations and groups in recent times. We pray for a return to the traditional Christian doctrine on this issue that just a few decades ago was beyond question for all Christian faith groups, and we'll fervently pray together with anyone who asks God to help their own Christian group recall the requirements for repentance and remission of sins to which Jesus still calls us all.
"Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures, and he said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Messiah is to suffer and to rise from the dead on the third day, and that repentance and forgiveness of sins is to be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem." (Lu 24:45-47 NRSV)
"Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures, And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem." (Lu 24:45-47 AV)
Whether specifically mentioned here by name or not, we pray together for all Christian faith groups to remember the love and holiness that all believers are called to, but we don't try to change them directly ourselves, or debate the subjects with them here. We simply pray together for them, leaving it always to the Holy Spirit to lead them into the truth of the matter.
What we hope to be is exactly what we appear to be: a Christian prayer group. We'd like to be a place where all believers can pray together in a clear statement to the world of what makes us believers to begin with: faith in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of our sins in repentance, in which faith we love together as sisters and brothers in Christ all who so believe.
We are simply a Christian prayer group...one that prays together here in submission to God for Him to manifest His children in the family of Christ, one to another, and to the world as well, as He sees fit.
"The children of God and the children of the devil are revealed in this way: all who do not do what is right are not from God, nor are those who do not love their brothers and sisters." (1Jo 3:10 NRSV)
"In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother." (1Jo 3:10 AV)
"And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he has commanded us." (1Jo 3:23 NRSV)
"And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment." (1Jo 3:23 AV)This message has been edited. Last edited by: SCUW Prayer Group,
This post is made jointly by both SCUWPG Site Administrators, Bro. Mario Attard, OFM Cap, and Tim Warlick, on behalf of the entire Prayer Group.
"Lord Jesus, we pray that we, your believers, be united as you and the Father are united. In every prayer here for unity and healing, in all we do and say, may the Lord's will in, with and through Jesus Christ be done. AMEN"
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