Russian Anti-Missionary Law Mainly Hampers Christians

Sunday, September 10, 2017

(Worthy News) - Concerns among Russian Christians that the government’s antiterrorism legislation, adopted last year, would take away their religious freedom have been proven true.

The Yarovaya Laws, named for the lawmaker who sponsored them, ban proselytizing, preaching, and praying outside recognized religious institutions. Forum 18 counted 186 cases filed since enforcement began, with roughly half the charges against various Christian denominations and individuals or Christian-affiliated organizations. Officials later dismissed only about 20 percent of the cases. Punishments ranged from fines and confiscation of materials to orders for deportation.

Since July 2016, authorities have prosecuted Christian churches and individuals for announcing an upcoming service, conducting home prayer meetings, distributing religious calendars, failure to fully display a church name, and organizing a concert. [ Source (Read More...) ]

2 thoughts on “Russian Anti-Missionary Law Mainly Hampers Christians

  1. Perestroika slammed shut.

    As had been foretold.

    What kind of old demonic structure resurfaced and got itself recognized as their national Church once again, aka Russian Orthodox, aka catholic.

    Here is an excellent example of how and why believers/followers of the Jesus of the Bible should refrain from using the term/name "church" to designate their meetings, worshiping, services.

    Again, please, my brothers and sisters in Messiah/Christ, pray. Say to God, "I believe, help thou my unbelief" and He will do so. Then, pray that God will remove you from the face of the dragon to safety.

    Pslam 116 says "precious in His sight is the death of His saints." and that is true. But dying was never God's plan for us. Some die but some must live to show forth, to tell, the good news of salvation in Christ Jesus. To live for Messiah, is harder, but worthy work. Don't cast your pearls before swine, don't waste your sorrows. Use them wisely to bring others with you when you go.

    The only thing we can take with us, out of this world, when we die is more souls.

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