Forsake Not the Fellowship

One of the most practical, and biblical, ways to study God — and test Him — is by meeting regularly with other believers. We do this because He has commanded us to, but more importantly, because to do so is to commune with God Himself. This is true communion.

If we are to take the New Testament at face value — and why wouldn’t we?--the fellowship of Christian believers is the body of Christ. The biblical word for this body is ekklésia, a Greek word that references the assembly of decision makers in ancient Greece who were responsible for declaring war and electing other political…