Tag: closed church doors

Closed Doors to Salvation

Viruses are a fact of life.  The coronavirus is just a new strain of what has always existed (Eccl. 1:9).  However, the reaction to this virus is unfortunate.  Churches closed their doors barring members from attendance.  Elders are being lords over their congregations preventing those who desired to worship from using the church building (1 Pet. 5:3).  Such action is void of love for the members.  “And let us consider one another in order to ...

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Virtual Worship Not Authorized

In the madness that has developed over concerns for the coronavirus, many churches have closed their doors opting for services conducted over the internet.  For the purposes of this article, we will call the streaming of services over the internet “virtual worship services.”  At issue is whether virtual worship services are authorized in scripture.  Hebrews 10:25 commands the assembling of ourselves together.  Can that assembling be done virtually over the internet?  Is my physical presence ...

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