Chapter Four – Part 2
ESCAPING FROM BABYLON
1. CHURCH IS NOT A MEETING.
2. CHURCH IS NOT A BUILDING.
3. CHURCH IS A WORD TO DESCRIBE BELIEVERS IN CHRIST.
4. A LOCAL CHURCH IS ALL BELIEVERS WHO LIVE IN THAT LOCALITY.
Jesus made it quite clear that He is present in the smallest assembly of His people, when He said: “Where two or three have gathered together in My Name, there I am in their midst”. (Matt. 18:20)
The Old Testament teaches us that God can regard religious activities as an abomination in His eyes. Even our most solemn services and sincere efforts to please Him in our flesh can be a stench in His nostrils.
God commanded Israel to offer sacrifices to Him, to keep the Sabbaths and to assemble together. However, when it had become a form and a tradition of religious observance to do these things…
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