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He essentially said that God is very inclusive so these communist party heroes he listed are doing so many good deeds and they should be accepted into Heaven by our God," he explained. Since the official "Regulations on Religious Affairs" came into effect on February 1, , Christians have experienced increased persecution at the hands of the Communist government. Authorities have demolished hundreds of Protestant churches, knocked crosses off steeples, evicted congregations, and imprisoned pastors.
As earlier reported , hundreds of Chinese pastors recently signed a statement denouncing the government's efforts to restrict Christianity. The statement also makes four points addressing the Chinese government's continued crackdown on Christian churches. Christian churches in China believe unconditionally that the Bible is the Word and Revelation of God.
Christian churches in China are eager and determined to walk the path of the cross of Christ and are more than willing to imitate the older generation of saints who suffered and were martyred for their faith.
Christian churches in China are willing to obey authorities in China whom God has appointed and to respect the government's authority to govern society and human conduct. For this reason, we believe and are obligated to teach all believers that all true churches in China that belong to Christ must hold to the principle of the separation of church and state and must proclaim Christ as the sole head of the church. China is renewing and doubling efforts to nationalize Christianity. Share this on Facebook Tweet.