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Old 06-13-2018, 12:48 PM   #71
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Default Re: Some Good Things to Come Out of the Recovery?

Originally Posted by Evangelical View Post
I see it like this - in each city, there is one church. So in practice, there should be one church, in each city.

The one body, or one loaf on the table principle, is one principle yes. But think about what one body means in practice, and how it relates to one church per city. Why is it per city, why not per one Creed or other thing?
O-tay, back to this.

Because everything else shifts (creeds, doctrines, people, etc.), but the church in Jerusalem is just that - simple. But then when that becomes just another doctrine (as has been discussed on here ad nauseum squared), it certainly can be just another divisive thing. Been there. Done that. Wore out and outgrew that t-shirt.

But it was still a really nice t-shirt for a time . . . but even really nice t-shirts fail (1 Cor 3:8). So I gave it up to seek the perfect thing.
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