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What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 3)?

What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 3)?

In any kind of labor, all parties must concur on both the goal of that labor and the way to carry it out. This goal and this way issue from the vision that governs that labor. If the parties’ visions ...
What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 2)?

What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 2)?

The vision of the Lord’s recovery is contrary to the practice of today’s Christianity. Our vision is that God so loved the world that He gave His Son to die for us to redeem us, the sinners, in order that ...
What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 1)?

What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 1)?

According to the truth, every kind of divisiveness is wrong. All causes of division have been terminated by Christ’s death on the cross. His resurrection issued in His enlargement, the Body of Christ, in which the greatest division of all, ...
What is the relationship between God’s government and God’s grace?

What is the relationship between God’s government and God’s grace?

The demands of God’s government are according to His life and nature and are thus absolute. He is absolutely righteous and absolutely holy, and He requires those in His kingdom to be the same. To express Him and represent Him, ...
Is the ground of locality - the ground of one church in one city - a divisive teaching?

Is the ground of locality – the ground of one church in one city – a divisive teaching?

The church is one, but the practice of oneness in the church requires that the churches be established on the ground of oneness, which necessarily includes the ground of locality. To impose any conditions for fellowship, such as adherence to ...
What basis do we have for saying that the jurisdiction of a local church should be no greater or smaller than the boundary of the city?

What basis do we have for saying that the jurisdiction of a local church should be no greater or smaller than the boundary of the city?

The church of God is one and cannot be divided (1 Cor. 1:13a), but the members of the Body of Christ are spread across the earth and cannot physically gather in one place. The problem of geography is the reason ...
What is our understanding concerning the truths of the Triune God, God’s salvation in life, and the ground of the church, and why do they matter?

What is our understanding concerning the truths of the Triune God, God’s salvation in life, and the ground of the church, and why do they matter?

The Triune God, God’s salvation in life, and the ground of the church are three vital categories of truth that have been opposed for decades. These three categories of truth share one characteristic—they are all vital to the accomplishment of ...
Does Living Stream Ministry control the local churches in the Lord’s recovery?

Does Living Stream Ministry control the local churches in the Lord’s recovery?

Living Stream Ministry (LSM) was established as a Levitical service to publish the ministry of Watchman Nee and Witness Lee. It provided practical support to the ministry in the Lord’s recovery by facilitating the release of the word through the ...
When should leading coworkers intervene in the administration of a local church?

When should leading coworkers intervene in the administration of a local church?

Under normal conditions, a local church is entirely under the administration of local elders; the workers should not interfere. Of course, the church, especially the leading ones, should always maintain a harmonious fellowship with other churches and with the Lord’s ...
Does the “oneness” sought by ecumenism match the biblical oneness?

Does the “oneness” sought by ecumenism match the biblical oneness?

The Bible clearly reveals that the Body of Christ is one and that the believers should not and must not divide the Body. It also shows that this divine and organic oneness is realized and expressed in fellowship among members, ...