40 reasons to be part of a local church

  • 23 October 2012

At the bare minimum, there are forty different commands in the New Testament to live life in some sense with other believers. While certainly it is possible to do some of these with Christians in general, the weight of this list should convince you of the necessity of having on going relationships with other believers.
 

1. Stimulate one another to love and good deeds (Heb 10:24)
2. Confess your sins to one another (James 5:16)
3. Build up one another (1 Thess 5:11)
4. Be of the same mind as one another (Romans 12:13, 15:5)
5. Comfort one another in the face of death (1 Thess 4:18)
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36. Give preference to one another (Rom 12:10)
37. Don’t bite and devour one another (Gal 5:15)
38. Submit to one another (Ephesians 5:21
39. Seek the good of one another (1 Thess 5:15)
40. Don’t forsake assembling with one another (Heb 10:25)

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