Is it biblical to attend Church every Sunday?

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pjharrison

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Yes, it's a bit like going on a voyage and you trust in the ship you sail in.....instead of the CAPTAIN. Reminds me of the Titanic...built by man.
I’m sorry I can’t find that in the Bible. If you can send me the verse that points to that teaching I would love to research it. Thanks

BUT in the meantime the covenant with my church is a declaration that as believers in Christ under one roof we will go forth and work toward living out the Holy Scriptures and our duties as a Christian the best way we can. Not sure how that could block the Holy SPIRIT.

And now that I think about it. This was my first time ever joining a church although I’ve attended different ones all my life. It wasn’t til this church I felt that I was getting bible and not opinion and my life has never been more full and I have never felt so connected to The Father, Son and Holy Spirit!
I will be glad to get those scriptures for you. I'll get them when I can get to my computer after 3:00 pm. Please don't take offense, I would like to ask you to pray to the father, to help you understand the scriptures spiritually. If you are serious about it, he will give you understanding. Please pray first. Especially if you felt like something was lacking in the churches before. It will also happen with this one sooner or later. I'm using my phone right now to type this, and it's difficult.
 

NayborBear

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24 Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain which went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying, Ye must be circumcised, and keep the law: to whom we gave no such commandment:
28 For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things;
29 That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.

GRRRR!!!!.....(It's not easy being technologically challenged! ;))

Even though, the context of this "writing", concerns itself with "Jewish Law", as it had become at the time. The "message" TO the "gentiles" to whom it was being given, is that "Carrying FORWARD (just) the NAME of Christ, and Him Crucified?" "IS WELL ENOUGH for these people!"
 

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I will be glad to get those scriptures for you. I'll get them when I can get to my computer after 3:00 pm. Please don't take offense, I would like to ask you to pray to the father, to help you understand the scriptures spiritually. If you are serious about it, he will give you understanding. Please pray first. Especially if you felt like something was lacking in the churches before. It will also happen with this one sooner or later. I'm using my phone right now to type this, and it's difficult.
Thats one of the first things ive agreed with you on pj..seee..miracles DO happen ;)
 
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pjharrison

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Even though, the context of this "writing", concerns itself with "Jewish Law", as it had become at the time. The "message" TO the "gentiles" to whom it was being given, is that "Carrying gFORWARD (just) the NAME of Christ, and Him Crucified?" "IS WELL ENOUGH for these people!" [/QUOTE
Could you explain to point.
Thats one of the first things ive agreed with you on pj..seee..miracles DO happen ;)
God loves you, and so do I.
 

NayborBear

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I will be glad to get those scriptures for you. I'll get them when I can get to my computer after 3:00 pm. Please don't take offense, I would like to ask you to pray to the father, to help you understand the scriptures spiritually. If you are serious about it, he will give you understanding. Please pray first. Especially if you felt like something was lacking in the churches before. It will also happen with this one sooner or later. I'm using my phone right now to type this, and it's difficult.

Letting people know (or see, or read), "they are not alone", is about all one can do, at this point, should one "hear a call" (although, it's more like "feel" a "shortness of message, or information", within them self).

It's not like some "mass exodus" from "churches of stone", is needed, or even wanted, nor warranted!

I'll leave ya with with "something" to selah (ponder/meditate), though. Maybe you have, or maybe you haven't. But, in the "light" of John's "Revelation 12:4", "And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born."

Now, this verse, in context, can be "viewed/interpreted" several different ways. But, I just want to "focus" on What this great red dragon, with all those heads and horns and crowns, DID!

As I consider the 12th chapter of John's Revelation, rather "parenthetical", as to "events", that had "already" taken place? And? These 1/3rd of the "stars of heaven", are what has been recorded in the "written record", as being "nephelium", or "fallen ones?"

And, is also recorded, that these ones are bound in "chains of darkness?"

Have you ever considered that Lord God Almighty, would want these 1/3rd REPLACED? In His Restoring the Balance? and? Just HOW, He might go about "ACCOMPLISHING" this?

Just wonder what your thoughts are, or anyone's thoughts are on this matter. :)
 
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pjharrison

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I’m sorry I can’t find that in the Bible. If you can send me the verse that points to that teaching I would love to research it. Thanks

BUT in the meantime the covenant with my church is a declaration that as believers in Christ under one roof we will go forth and work toward living out the Holy Scriptures and our duties as a Christian the best way we can. Not sure how that could block the Holy SPIRIT.

And now that I think about it. This was my first time ever joining a church although I’ve attended different ones all my life. It wasn’t til this church I felt that I was getting bible and not opinion and my life has never been more full and I have never felt so connected to The Father, Son and Holy Spirit!
# 1. 1 Cor: 3 1-4 3 This is when the local churches started to form. They left the body of Christ which was the one Paul preached.
#2. 1 Cor:11: , read the whole chapter, it tells about the coverings. We don't need any other covering. Nothing in between. It's a spiritual covering. Paul is telling them not to cover there heads with anything other than Jesus. The local Church is not what they started with.
#3. Gal 1: 6-9 They were preaching a different gospel, because it wasn't the one that they started with, where everyone was under the same spirit.
Let me know if I need to clarify anything.
 

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# 1. 1 Cor: 3 1-4 3 This is when the local churches started to form. They left the body of Christ which was the one Paul preached.
#2. 1 Cor:11: , read the whole chapter, it tells about the coverings. We don't need any other covering. Nothing in between. It's a spiritual covering. Paul is telling them not to cover there heads with anything other than Jesus. The local Church is not what they started with.
#3. Gal 1: 6-9 They were preaching a different gospel, because it wasn't the one that they started with, where everyone was under the same spirit.
Let me know if I need to clarify anything.
You really do lack understanding.
This is what happens when you isolate yourself from other believers and refuse to listen and learn from them.
The Holy Spirit did not lead you to such foolishness, Satan did.

1 John 4:1
 
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pjharrison

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You really do lack understanding.
This is what happens when you isolate yourself from other believers and refuse to listen and learn from them.
The Holy Spirit did not lead you to such foolishness, Satan did.

1 John 4:1
. No I'm not Antichrist. I know for a fact that Jesus Christ came in the flesh and was crusified, because he spoke against the ways of this world.
 

Dino246

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What does this mean? We are to submit to one another, even elders to non-elders.
I strongly suspect that you aren't aware of the context in which I wrote those words. I was paraphrasing Hebrews 13:17.
 

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# 1. 1 Cor: 3 1-4 3 This is when the local churches started to form. They left the body of Christ which was the one Paul preached.
#2. 1 Cor:11: , read the whole chapter, it tells about the coverings. We don't need any other covering. Nothing in between. It's a spiritual covering. Paul is telling them not to cover there heads with anything other than Jesus. The local Church is not what they started with.
#3. Gal 1: 6-9 They were preaching a different gospel, because it wasn't the one that they started with, where everyone was under the same spirit. Let me know if I need to clarify anything.
You're making things up. 1 Cor 3 is not about "leaving the body of Christ". It's about factions, which Paul corrected, and Galatians isn't about being "under a different spirit", but about preaching Judaism to Gentile Christians.

You really do lack understanding.
This is what happens when you isolate yourself from other believers and refuse to listen and learn from them.
The Holy Spirit did not lead you to such foolishness, Satan did. 1 John 4:1
No I'm not Antichrist. I know for a fact that Jesus Christ came in the flesh and was crusified, because he spoke against the ways of this world.
It would help if you understood what SpoonJuly was getting at. He was asserting that the spirit that has taught you is not the Holy Spirit; he was not calling you the AntiChrist, or even 'an' antichrist.
 
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pjharrison

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You're making things up. 1 Cor 3 is not about "leaving the body of Christ". It's about factions, which Paul corrected, and Galatians isn't about being "under a different spirit", but about preaching Judaism to Gentile Christians.




It would help if you understood what SpoonJuly was getting at. He was asserting that the spirit that has taught you is not the Holy Spirit; he was not calling you the AntiChrist, or even 'an' antichrist.
I will try to explain it like this: These local Churches all have different understandings of the scriptures, even within each church they have different understandings, because they are led by different spirits. There are many different religious spirits. In the body of Christ there is only one spirit, the Holy Spirit. So those in the body of Christ have the same understanding no matter where they are in the world. If one have a different understanding of something, all they have to do is hear the truth, they may struggle with it, but in the end they will come to the same understanding, because faith comes by hearing. The body of Christ is on one accord. At Corinth They where branching of. In other words one was teaching the way Paul did, and another said we are going to do as Apollos did. They wouldn't be able to stay together if they don't agree. They would keep bickering. The body of Christ don't fight to be better or to know more than the other. They are maturing. Bickering is of children. People still living by the soul, and not the spirit.
If SpoonJuly says that I am learning from satan, then antichrist is exactly what he is calling me. That's what antichrist is, satan.
 

Dino246

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I will try to explain it like this: These local Churches all have different understandings of the scriptures, even within each church they have different understandings, because they are led by different spirits. There are many different religious spirits. In the body of Christ there is only one spirit, the Holy Spirit. So those in the body of Christ have the same understanding no matter where they are in the world. If one have a different understanding of something, all they have to do is hear the truth, they may struggle with it, but in the end they will come to the same understanding, because faith comes by hearing. The body of Christ is on one accord. At Corinth They where branching of. In other words one was teaching the way Paul did, and another said we are going to do as Apollos did. They wouldn't be able to stay together if they don't agree. They would keep bickering. The body of Christ don't fight to be better or to know more than the other. They are maturing. Bickering is of children. People still living by the soul, and not the spirit.
Certain factions may be the result of a religious spirit, but it is indefensible to claim that they all are. We simply don't have complete and accurate understanding of every aspect of scriptural truth. Good people who seek the Lord and are led by His Spirit come to different conclusions. Different understanding about a passage is not necessarily the result of "different spirits".

In my experience, it is common to find people with differing understanding that results from poor hermeneutical methods, or misunderstanding of certain terms or concepts. While yours is a noble belief, what you are essentially saying is "I'm right, and nobody else is". That is simply arrogant.

Given your belief that factions and different understandings are the result of religious spirits, how could you possibly know that you yourself are not under a religious spirit? Your position is self-defeating.
 
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Certain factions may be the result of a religious spirit, but it is indefensible to claim that they all are. We simply don't have complete and accurate understanding of every aspect of scriptural truth. Good people who seek the Lord and are led by His Spirit come to different conclusions. Different understanding about a passage is not necessarily the result of "different spirits".

In my experience, it is common to find people with differing understanding that results from poor hermeneutical methods, or misunderstanding of certain terms or concepts. While yours is a noble belief, what you are essentially saying is "I'm right, and nobody else is". That is simply arrogant.

Given your belief that factions and different understandings are the result of religious spirits, how could you possibly know that you yourself are not under a religious spirit? Your position is self-defeating.
We don't wrestle against flesh and blood. One time someone who was what they call mentally ill, was coming at me, and I told him to stop in the name of Jesus. He looked into my eyes, I looked into his and I could see something there. He kept coming until he looked into my eyes, and he backed up, and kept backing up, and got very upset because I mentioned Jesus. And in the store one day a man licked out his tongue when he saw me, but he wouldn't let me see his face. Then he was following behind me, when I turned around he turned away. I never did see his face. Then I didn't see him anymore. If God is not in me why did that happen? That man had a snake spirit. They notice you before you notice them.
 

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We don't wrestle against flesh and blood. One time someone who was what they call mentally ill, was coming at me, and I told him to stop in the name of Jesus. He looked into my eyes, I looked into his and I could see something there. He kept coming until he looked into my eyes, and he backed up, and kept backing up, and got very upset because I mentioned Jesus. And in the store one day a man licked out his tongue when he saw me, but he wouldn't let me see his face. Then he was following behind me, when I turned around he turned away. I never did see his face. Then I didn't see him anymore. If God is not in me why did that happen? That man had a snake spirit. They notice you before you notice them.
Two isolated experiences don't make a doctrine. Plenty of people who are diagnosed as "mentally ill" are actually demonized. However, not all are.

I didn't say God is not in you. However, you are essentially saying that of everyone else. Many Christians, even those in regular every-Sunday churches, have had experiences like yours. It is not your experiences that make you a Christian; it is belief in the person and work of Jesus Christ. Using the wrong thing to confirm your belief is a logical fallacy and can lead to self-deception.

By the way, your critical, self-righteous arrogance is indication of the influence of a religious spirit. You come across much like the Pharisees, who thought everyone else inferior in knowledge, understanding, and spiritual fervour. You seem to have taken John 16:13 as your primary verse, and have ignored Ephesians 4:11-12. You seem to consider yourself above the need for the instruction and guidance which God has set in place for His people.
 
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Two isolated experiences don't make a doctrine. Plenty of people who are diagnosed as "mentally ill" are actually demonized. However, not all are.

I didn't say God is not in you. However, you are essentially saying that of everyone else. Many Christians, even those in regular every-Sunday churches, have had experiences like yours. It is not your experiences that make you a Christian; it is belief in the person and work of Jesus Christ. Using the wrong thing to confirm your belief is a logical fallacy and can lead to self-deception.

By the way, your critical, self-righteous arrogance is indication of the influence of a religious spirit. You come across much like the Pharisees, who thought everyone else inferior in knowledge, understanding, and spiritual fervour. You seem to have taken John 16:13 as your primary verse, and have ignored Ephesians 4:11-12. You seem to consider yourself above the need for the instruction and guidance which God has set in place for His people.
You're calling me arrogant, and the way you are coming across isn't. Why did they crusify our Lord. Everything just got worst when he left. I can't prove to you that I learn from the Holy Spirit. No matter what I say, your not going to believe it. So it's a waist of time. Ask God. You probably won't because your so sure that I'm listening to Satan. I'm not trying to get anyone to do anything. You are not use to being challenged. Jesus was crusified because he taught that there is another way other than this evil world. I could walk into a bar and ask them, how do I find Jesus. They would say your local church. Everybody knows that, because it the Christianity of the world.
 

Dino246

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... I can't prove to you that I learn from the Holy Spirit.
Nor can you prove that I don't, but that is what you clearly believe. I don't believe that you do, because what you espouse contradicts Scripture.

No matter what I say, your not going to believe it. So it's a waist of time. Ask God. You probably won't because your so sure that I'm listening to Satan.
And you're so sure that I am as well.

I'm not trying to get anyone to do anything. You are not use to being challenged.
You know almost nothing about me. I simply disagree with you, strongly, and with good, scripturally sound reasons.

Jesus was crusified because he taught that there is another way other than this evil world.
Jesus was crucified because He claimed to be God.

I could walk into a bar and ask them, how do I find Jesus. They would say your local church. Everybody knows that, because it the Christianity of the world.
An irrelevant non-sequitur.
 
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pjharrison

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Nor can you prove that I don't, but that is what you clearly believe. I don't believe that you do, because what you espouse contradicts Scripture.



And you're so sure that I am as well.



You know almost nothing about me. I simply disagree with you, strongly, and with good, scripturally sound reasons.



Jesus was crucified because He claimed to be God.



An irrelevant non-sequitur.
These local Churches are the Christianity of the world. John 18:36 36Jesus said, "My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place."
Give me scripture to show the local Churches are part of the body of Christ. The body of Christ are all of that one spirit, the Holy Spirit.
Ephesians 4:4-6 4There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; 5one LORD, one faith, one baptism; 6one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all
1 John 2:20 20But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and all of you know the truth.