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The fundamental activity in our discipleship is to gather together with our brothers and sisters in corporate worship. In Hebrews 10:23-25, we read:
23 Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. 24 And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, 25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.
Based on our worship of Jesus and the confession of our hope as found in Jesus and His Word, we stir up one another but we cannot stir up one another if we are not together with each other. Thus, the Spirit commands us to meet together, but some neglect this most basic of discipling activities. As we gather together, we encourage one another, no matter where we are in our Christian walk, and we do so with urgency “as you see the Day drawing near.”
We cannot grow in our worship of Jesus and in our maturity in Jesus if we fail to gather together in corporate worship. What …read more