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Old 04-19-2017, 01:36 PM   #70
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Default Re: The Bible Answer Man Converts to Eastern Orthodox Church!

Originally Posted by Koinonia View Post
Evangelical, you cannot rightfully take "the church in Los Angeles" as your definition because you are not the definition of the church in Los Angeles. You are only a part of it.
It appears more appropriate to say an assembly that takes the name as "the church in Los Angeles" is not the same as expressing of the church in Los Angeles. Calling yourselves the church in Los Angeles or the church in Bellevue is just taking a name to register by.
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