How should Christians respond to mask mandates?

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How should Christians respond to a mandate to wear masks?

  • Wear the mask

    Votes: 14 53.8%
  • Don't wear the mask

    Votes: 7 26.9%
  • Choose alternative such as a face shield to wear

    Votes: 2 7.7%
  • Other please comment

    Votes: 5 19.2%

  • Total voters
    26

iamsoandso

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that seems to be the serious question around my area lately. School year is starting virtual...... just what will the parents who use before/after school services do?
Doesn't affect us much since I'm stay at home mama bear.......
I do think though that if this continues to long more and more families will turn to homeschooling......

Yes but they see it as half the taxpayers are the working moms and if they all stay home and do that then they wont need the fast food or baby sitters anymore. So they'll try their best to get the schools back going at all cost to so that they can get everyone back to work to double their taxes.
 

Godsgirl83

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Yes but they see it as half the taxpayers are the working moms and if they all stay home and do that then they wont need the fast food or baby sitters anymore. So they'll try their best to get the schools back going at all cost to so that they can get everyone back to work to double their taxes.
yeah, it's a messy web.....
I do have mom friends that are single moms and don't know what they are going to do now.....
school hours are their "babysitter"
 

iamsoandso

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Yep, we as God created children need the luxury, we can’t live without them. We need it all and we are entittled to just get it anywhere, everywhere and anytime we want. Me me me me me

Sorry

Yep, Me,Me,Me as long as Me can prop his feet on the coffee table, in the AC Me can watch a commercial on TV of those starving and grab the TV selector and change the channel to something else.
 

iamsoandso

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yeah, it's a messy web.....
I do have mom friends that are single moms and don't know what they are going to do now.....
school hours are their "babysitter"

Yep it's easy to forget to take into mind those who are single and going through all this, they have no choice other than schools as babysitters.
 

Fundamental

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Yep, Me,Me,Me as long as Me can prop his feet on the coffee table, in the AC Me can watch a commercial on TV of those starving and grab the TV selector and change the channel to something else.
And bingewatching Netflix. And scrolling social media all the living day. Making idols of themselves... Are they in for a ride. But we are all... The only escape from this is through the Blood of the cross. Jesus Christ, we best humble ourselves for the Lord and Him alone. I don’t think junkfood is what He wants us to eat.
 
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Hitler referred to himself as a Social Democrat. Once at a meeting of what would become the Nazi party later on, Adolf H. told someone there about his politics. He said he leaned toward Socialism but a version that took on the identity of a National Social Democracy.

Check out the book, Hitler Democrat. It was written by General Leon Degrelle of the Waffen-SS.

I've spoken with people who see this virus as being politicized. They think what's coming is a dictatorship, or a national Martial Law decree. But I think Covid 19 is letting us see the very subtle and global rise of Authoritarianism.
And while it is happening we're being told, it's to keep us safe!
I think it is a virus and does not care about out political beliefs or our conspiracy theories.
 

tourist

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yeah, it's a messy web.....
I do have mom friends that are single moms and don't know what they are going to do now.....
school hours are their "babysitter"
It will prove to be a tremendous financial burden tor single moms.
 

tourist

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Hitler referred to himself as a Social Democrat. Once at a meeting of what would become the Nazi party later on, Adolf H. told someone there about his politics. He said he leaned toward Socialism but a version that took on the identity of a National Social Democracy.

Check out the book, Hitler Democrat. It was written by General Leon Degrelle of the Waffen-SS.

I've spoken with people who see this virus as being politicized. They think what's coming is a dictatorship, or a national Martial Law decree. But I think Covid 19 is letting us see the very subtle and global rise of Authoritarianism.
And while it is happening we're being told, it's to keep us safe!
When the government comes saying that they want to keep you safe and secure that is code for they want to kill you. That was from the movie 'Knight and Day'. I believe that it contains an element of truth. Any help that the government choses to provide or forces upon you often comes at a high cost. In regards to Covid-19 the cost is unsustainable debt that will wreck havoc on the economy, destroy family units and further erode any freedoms that we now enjoy and take for granted.
 

soggykitten

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I think it is a virus and does not care about out political beliefs or our conspiracy theories.
Yes, it is related to the SARS virus. It is the thinking humans exploiting that and who do care about our political beliefs, religion, and appear to be in a conspiracy of facts.
For instance, fact. People, I know two now, are being contacted via SMS to let them know they tested positive for Covid 19 when they did not get tested for Covid 19.
Fact, a Doctor, who is also a Senator, exposed the seven page directive HHS sent him and all physicians in the U.S.. This document in short, instructed practicing physicians who would already know this information, in how to fill out death certificates during this crisis. All deaths to be attributed to Covid 19.
A man who died in a motorcycle accident made news in that the cause of his death was attributed to Covid 19. A suicide made news too. The surviving family received the death certificate that attributed the death to Covid 19. In other words, Covid made them do it?

Yes, appears to be an on going conspiracy to mislead the public about Covid 19. After all, if Covid 19 is in and of itself spreading like we're led to believe, and is as lethal as the death toll numbers lead us to believe, why lie? About numbered positive tests and deaths due to Covid 19?

There is an old saying that I know is true because I use to know a pathological liar. He's in his 60's now and of course hasn't changed a bit. Working on his soon to be 3rd ex-wife.
It goes like this. "If you can't trust someone to tell you the truth, you can't trust them."
I think that is written somewhere on this site too. It's an old truism worthy of mentioning now I think. Especially now.

When we're losing our rights and basic and often times Constitutional rights and freedoms, is the virus Covid 19? Or is it government overreach?

California Governor New some time or other he'd get to be dictator shuts churches down. Meanwhile, retail stores and other places not houses of worship are "allowed" more people to enter. And they don't have a Constitutional first amendment protection.
And don't forget the other "ban" for CA churches. NO SINGING! Oh, and Newsom many days ago banned private, PRIVATE, home Bible studies!Where people come to others homes to study scripture!

Yep, sounds like a conspiracy. Anti-religious zealotry!
Newsom has no right and no power or authority to override our first amendment rights and unalienable protections.

Thank God for the warriors among us. Render unto Caesar and unto God what is God's.
2 days ago California church holds indoor services despite judge's ban

22 days ago SoCal church sues over Gov. Newsom's singing ban


Dictatorships and Authoritarianism clad in any other name cannot be let to claim itself a cure for this virus.

How can a people whose national foundation, that bedrock and those cornerstones of liberty and freedom, implode those securities in order to feel safe, by law?
Stand for the rights our forefathers and mothers died to secure.
Or, lay prone and await the shackles that shall write the future as one lived by permissions, rather than by right!


God knows, I wish I was pastor of a California church!
 

GyO

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If it is not against the word of God then we should submit ourselves to the will of authorities. Wearing mask is not against God's law, thus we should wear mask if enacted by the government.
 

Fundamental

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If it is not against the word of God then we should submit ourselves to the will of authorities. Wearing mask is not against God's law, thus we should wear mask if enacted by the government.
That’s what Germans thought in 1934 too. Even so today we see people been put on trains again to be placed in detention camps to be re-educated. Some never return and when they return their religion is under surveillance and censorship. We see christians being decimated yet no one considers the word “genocide”. Let me say this, there is a christian genocide going on and it has been going on for over a decade now. Christian cities are being burned to the ground, women being owned as properties, men being killed. Women are being fed their own children.

If you think I will submit to a government collaborating with those forces you have something else coming.
 

Nehemiah6

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When we're losing our rights and basic and often times Constitutional rights and freedoms, is the virus Covid 19? Or is it government overreach?
This pandemic hoax is going beyond government overreach to ensure that the freedoms under the Constitution are taken away under the pretext of protecting the health of people. The enforcement of masks is very similar to how the Antichrist will enforce his Mark. People will be told that it is for their own well-being. But it has now been established that (1) masks are in fact harmful to your health and (2) they do little or nothing to stop viral infections.

There now needs to be a massive protest by the general public to shut down all restrictions and resume normal conditions which existed before January 1. And in fact all ethical medical practitioners should band together and be at the forefront of the protest. Many have come to realize that everything is bogus regarding COVID-19. Particularly the attacks, restrictions, and bans on the HCQ package, which could have saved hundreds of thousands of lives.
 

soggykitten

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This pandemic hoax is going beyond government overreach to ensure that the freedoms under the Constitution are taken away under the pretext of protecting the health of people. The enforcement of masks is very similar to how the Antichrist will enforce his Mark. People will be told that it is for their own well-being. But it has now been established that (1) masks are in fact harmful to your health and (2) they do little or nothing to stop viral infections.

There now needs to be a massive protest by the general public to shut down all restrictions and resume normal conditions which existed before January 1. And in fact all ethical medical practitioners should band together and be at the forefront of the protest. Many have come to realize that everything is bogus regarding COVID-19. Particularly the attacks, restrictions, and bans on the HCQ package, which could have saved hundreds of thousands of lives.
I think we'll see the real showdown between that of faith and resolve to government edict, when the vaccine arrives. If it is mandated that's when we'll have to make a choice. Of course the vaccine is not going to protect us from the virus as we know, but the reason it will be mandated, if it comes to that, should be questioned at the very least.
People now though have the capacity to research the dangers of a vaccine, and the potential for tracking chips, and anything else a lab wishes to put into the serum. Remember years ago when people were dying from the flu vaccine they'd received? Turns out what they thought was a simple flu shot had other serum's in it that they were unaware of. Put there so that the serum wouldn't expire unused.

Scare people, tell them their life is at risk if they don't obey the latest rules, and people will fall in line. I think it is an ages old tactic to control the masses.
 

PC123

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its just a mask right...


Before you know it your town has been killed by the communists who took it over just like over here.
The town that i was born and raised in, that i did so much work for isn't there anymore and its not coming back... Take it from someone who lives in Melbourne Australia where we have had the tightests lockdowns on earth... My town has fallen and it all started with a mask...
 

Lanolin

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its spawning a lot of conspiracies in america, but all other countries seem to accept that its ....a virus. You know. A health problem.
and so you wear a mask to avoid spreading it via coughs and sneezes. Basic health and safety precution, kind of like wearing a seatbelt.
 

Lanolin

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well Melbourne ...Ive been to three times, is basically founded on some ill gotten gains and its main religion was rugby. Not trying to diss Melbourne but Aucklanders were constantly told we have to be like Melbourne, 'the worlds most livable city. ' till we were heartily sick of being compared to the aussies.

so what if you have lots of cafes and shopping malls and banks. Theres more to a city than fancy buildings and markets.
 

PC123

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well Melbourne ...Ive been to three times, is basically founded on some ill gotten gains and its main religion was rugby
Na mate, rugby is the main game up north. Down south its AFL. U know Aussie Rules Football

Im not sure what the cities founding has anything to do with it but... In 1835 John Batman bought Melbourne from the natives in what is now known as the Batman treaty. Nothing ill about it.

Not trying to diss Melbourne but Aucklanders were constantly told we have to be like Melbourne, 'the worlds most livable city. ' till we were heartily sick of being compared to the aussies.
LoL, did they... Maybe thats why so many left NZ and came here...

so what if you have lots of cafes and shopping malls and banks. Theres more to a city than fancy buildings and markets.
So what... I agree... I was never a fan of the modern architecture and much preferred the Victorian style. It did grow on me only cos i i worked on many of them i think. City life has its perks but it's created by man and the evil one is around every turn.
Id rather live in the bush away from the madness, far from the noise and the darkness, near a small town with a small church.

A friend and I went on a snow trip to Queenstown and Wanaka when we were younger. It was an unforgettable trip

Hows things over there anyway?
 

Chester

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That’s what Germans thought in 1934 too. Even so today we see people been put on trains again to be placed in detention camps to be re-educated. Some never return and when they return their religion is under surveillance and censorship. We see christians being decimated yet no one considers the word “genocide”. Let me say this, there is a christian genocide going on and it has been going on for over a decade now. Christian cities are being burned to the ground, women being owned as properties, men being killed. Women are being fed their own children.

If you think I will submit to a government collaborating with those forces you have something else coming.
If it is not against the word of God then we should submit ourselves to the will of authorities. Wearing mask is not against God's law, thus we should wear mask if enacted by the government.
I hate wearing a mask. But when it is mandated to be worn in a store or public place I will wear it.

BUT - when it comes to wearing a mask in church or when I gather with my Christian family, I will not wear a mask. It covers identity, hinders communication, and I believe is a cultic practice. So far my state has exempted churches. But if that changes, if need be, I will underground with church and meet in secret if necessary. Our country is soon coming to that I fear! Already in California, singing is banned in church gatherings! . . .