Much stress is put on 2x2s to be different from the world and to not engage in “things of the world.” Their idea of being different is to look and be peculiarly odd and old fashioned; e.g. disdain worldly fads, fashions, TV, theater, alcohol, smoking, various entertainment, activities, etc. The ideal professing woman’s appearance will ..
Category : Lifestyle & Traditions
Workers disapprove of the use of the cross as a display of faith anywhere; whether worn, artwork, tombstone, etc. Pictures of Christ are also not displayed in members’ homes. Exodus 20:4 – Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is ..
Workers stress the importance of and take pride in the unity and harmony among the church. To have a functioning group, unity is essential. Uniformity and true unity are not the same thing. Uniformity strives for the appearance of unity, whereas Christian unity is based on true Christian love and humility, serving one another.The incentive ..
The World is everyone apart from the 2x2s. This includes all other religions, Christian denominations, sects and churches. Everything the 2×2 group disapproves of; any people, ministers, churches, religions, entertainments, foods, sports, dancing, smoking, drinking, TV, movies, music, art, various apparel, hobbies, charities, professions, traditions–other than those sanctioned by 2×2 workers. Worldly is another term ..
A Divided home is a marriage where one spouse is not a member of the 2×2 church, which is considered being unequally yoked. 2 Corinthians 6:14 – Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? Worker Quote: God doesn’t ever plan ..