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Can I Attend my Sister's Wedding in a Church

Updated: Aug 23, 2022

Divine Code for August 15, 2022

Today: Page 117

Topic 2:1 -- 2:3

The general precautions for Noahides are the following prohibitions regarding turning to idolatry:

- Reading books about idols

- Listening to music made for idols

- Smelling aromas for the service of idols

- Enjoying and looking at idolatrous decorations

- Entering a house of idolatry

- Attending, for example, a wedding or dedication of a child

A Noahide is prohibited from a totally rational basis, so therefore in specific instances when there are other considerations in which the basic logic does not apply, the prohibition is lifted.

If by not being able to attend, for example, your sister's wedding, and anger and hatred may arise in the family, you may attend the service. However, you may not actively participate in certain activities, such as praying and singing.

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Yesterday: Topic 1:6

Tomorrow: Topic 2:4 - 2:6

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Angelique Sijbolts is one of the main writers for the Noahide Academy. She has been an observant Noahide for many years. She studies Torah with Rabbi Perets every week. Angelique invests much of her time in editing video-lectures for the Rabbis of the Academy and contributes in administrating the Academy's website in English and Dutch. She lives in the north of the Netherlands. Married and mother of two sons. She works as a teacher in a school with students with special needs. And is a Hebrew Teacher for the levels beginners and intermediate. She likes to walk, to read and play the piano.

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