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Local Assembly Basics Pt3 – Michael Penfold

LOCAL ASSEMBLY BASICS PT3 by MICHAEL PENFOLD (Michael Penfold, Bicester, England) 3. The Local Assembly Exhibits Divine Design We have seen that the Lord both owns the assembly and dwells in the assembly. Let us now consider the fact that … Continue reading

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Local Assembly Basics Pt2 – Michael Penfold

LOCAL ASSEMBLY BASICS PT2 by MICHAEL PENFOLD (Michael Penfold, Bicester, England) 2. The Local Assembly Manifests the Divine Presence Our thoughts now turn to a second fundamental purpose of a local assembly – it manifests the presence of God. Since … Continue reading

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Local Assembly Basics Pt1 – Michael Penfold

LOCAL ASSEMBLY BASICS PT1 by MICHAEL PENFOLD (Michael Penfold, Bicester, England) Introduction It is common nowadays to ‘choose a church’ based on personal preference. If the kids’ programme is ‘cool’, the Pastor is easy to listen to and the band … Continue reading

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Chart of a Timeline of Covenants, Dispensations & Programs of God

A CHART OF A TIMELINE OF COVENANTS, DISPENSATION & PROGRAMS OF GOD (This chart was produced by Scott G MacLeod and is free for download and use) (The pdf can be downloaded and printed) Timeline of Covenants DispensationsPDF

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Assembly Truth – Letters of Commendation

Question & Answer Forum: Letters of Commendation by John Dennison When and where is there a need for a letter of commendation? Since the basis of assembly fellowship is the apostles’ doctrine (Acts 2:41), it is incumbent to know whether … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Israel Judged & Rewarded

Prophecy: Israel Judged & Rewarded Pt1 by Jim Allen Only Church-age believers are involved in the Rapture. Believers in this age of grace who have died, and believers living on earth at that moment of the Rapture, are caught up … Continue reading

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Assembly Gatherings by Ken Cooper

Assembly Gatherings by Ken Cooper (England) INTRODUCTION Some people speak about the “church” they attend and of “going to church”.  Some use the word “congregation”. The words “church” and “congregation” are found in the Scriptures.  However, when speaking about Christians … Continue reading

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Why I Believe That We Should Break Bread Only on the First Day of the Week by Ken Cooper

Why I believe that we should break bread only on the first day of the week. K Cooper, Bromborough The Lord’s Supper or Breaking of Bread was instituted by the Lord Jesus on the eve of His death. It is … Continue reading

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The Autonomy of the Local Assembly by Ken Cooper

The Autonomy of the Local Assembly by Ken Cooper (England) Paper 1 INTRODUCTION The word “assembly” is derived from the Greek word “ekklesia”.  This word is made up of two words: “ek”, out of, and “klesis”, a calling (kaleo, to … Continue reading

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