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Old 02-18-2018, 06:51 AM
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Current UPC article of faith and TV/theaters??

I know in the past these things violated the AOF, but what about to day? It's been said with all the new technology, such as cell phones and internet, that it's been amended so now watching TV isn't a violation? What about going to theaters, is that still a violation?
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Old 02-18-2018, 07:13 AM
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Re: Current UPC article of faith and TV/theaters??

I think we need to be grown up enough to take responsibility for our own actions, most people I know have computers, cell phones, TVs, and go to the theater, but are very, very selective about what they watch.
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Old 02-18-2018, 07:21 AM
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I think we need to be grown up enough to take responsibility for our own actions, most people I know have computers, cell phones, TVs, and go to the theater, but are very, very selective about what they watch.


The question is does it violate the UPC aof?
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Re: Current UPC article of faith and TV/theaters??

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The question is does it violate the UPC aof?
in the interest of full disclosure are you anti UPC?
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in the interest of full disclosure are you anti UPC?
Nope, I attend one.
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We wholeheartedly disapprove of our people indulging in any activities which are not conducive to good Christianity and godly living, such as theaters, dances, mixed bathing or swimming, women cutting their hair, make-up, any apparel that immodestly exposes the body, all worldly sports and amusements, and unwholesome radio programs and music. Furthermore, because of the display of all these evils on television, we disapprove of any of our people having television sets in their homes. We admonish all of our people to refrain from any of these practices in the interest of spiritual progress and the soon coming of the Lord for His church. *

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Re: Current UPC article of faith and TV/theaters??

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I know in the past these things violated the AOF, but what about to day? It's been said with all the new technology, such as cell phones and internet, that it's been amended so now watching TV isn't a violation? What about going to theaters, is that still a violation?
Why is this of interest?
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Re: Current UPC article of faith and TV/theaters??

It does not specifically mention women wearing pants.

I never understood why it was left out.
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We wholeheartedly disapprove of our people indulging in any activities which are not conducive to good Christianity and godly living, such as theaters, dances, mixed bathing or swimming, women cutting their hair, make-up, any apparel that immodestly exposes the body, all worldly sports and amusements, and unwholesome radio programs and music. Furthermore, because of the display of all these evils on television, we disapprove of any of our people having television sets in their homes. We admonish all of our people to refrain from any of these practices in the interest of spiritual progress and the soon coming of the Lord for His church. *

http://www.pentecostalsofdadeville.c...upcimanual.pdf
This was penned there was no internet, or smart phones.

Also the men who wrote those words have gone unto their reward. They also may never even dreamed we would be in the place we have found ourselves today.
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It does not specifically mention women wearing pants.

I never understood why it was left out.
Maybe they felt it was a given?
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