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Old 10-13-2016, 09:14 PM   #173
Join Date: Mar 2016
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Default Re: My Local Church Experience - And My Testimony

Originally Posted by Evangelical View Post
Only if they give themselves a name. That's why they say the church in X is not their name but their description.
Evangelical, the word "denomination" is not a Bible word; it is a dictionary word. This whole thing about "names" is an invention. This does not mean that I agree with all of the sorts of names that people come up with--I do not. I am just pointing out that you have traded the biblical standard for assessing truth for WL-isms and "Websters" (WL's favorite).

Again, the group that calls itself "the church in Irvine" is not the church in Irvine (in totality). To make such a claim is ridiculous. Who composes the church in Irvine? You would say, "All the believers in Irvine." Then, how can "the church in Irvine" describe you group. It doesn't.
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