Tag Archives: fellowship

God’s Prescription for Assembly Practice – Acts 2:41-42

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“Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added [unto them] about three thousand souls. And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.” Acts is the second volume of Luke’s two-part treatise to Theophilus on the beginnings of Christianity. The first book, the […]

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The Seed Plot of the Assembly, Part 1 – Matthew 18:15-17

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“Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.And if he shall […]

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God’s View of the Local Assembly

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The modern approach to whether or not the assembly should be highly esteemed would begin on preference. And when something doesn’t fit that preference, suddenly the concept of the local assembly fails to have any potential of being a dignified concept in that person’s mind. However, if we realize that it is God’s assembly we are considering, and that He […]

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Must I Be Part of an Assembly?

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“We have our Bibles, our reading plans, our coffee hours, our TV broadcasts, our books, our audio, our Christian music – what more could a local church offer us that we don’t have already? Yes I have Christian friends who go to church, but that certainly can’t mean they are better than I am!”   Obligations We Cannot Fulfil Without the Assembly […]

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What is an Assembly?

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As we begin to study the main concepts of our place relative to the assembly, it is first of all important to start with Biblical definitions. The Watchtower cult calls itself “Jehovah’s Witnesses,” when in reality the organization is neither Jehovah’s or made up of true witnesses: it has the term, but not the real definition. In the Charismatic movement […]

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The Christian’s Rule of Life – Galatians 5:23-26

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“Meekness, temperance – against such there is no law. And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.  If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.” Galatians 5:23-26 The subject of the Christian’s rule of life […]

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