Hebrews 10:25
In the light of our free access to the FATHER, let us extend that embrace to one another. Our gatherings are no longer a repetition of tradition but an essential fellowship where we remind one another of our true identity. Let us do so with greater urgency now the day has dawned in our understanding. (Mirror Bible)

Are you consistently assembling yourself with fellow believers?

King James Version of Hebrews 10:25 states:
25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

At any given time, after you have missed a couple of church services, this is the one scripture quoted to you. Pastors preach this scripture across the pulpit for the same reason. They remind you the Bible says you are to “come to church”. But the reality is, a church building is not the only place you can assemble yourself with believers. The COVID-19 pandemic proved that to us all. You can assemble yourself for worship, Bible study and prayer, in person, through videoconferencing, and/or telephone conferencing.

What is the idea behind Hebrews 10:25? You should make it a practice to gather, be it in person or not, with other believers so you can encourage them, and they can encourage you to purpose to live a life that gives God glory. When you assemble yourself with other believers; you help them as they go through their training for this spiritual war and they help you. It is not about tradition and repetition. It is about sharing the love of Christ with those who also love Christ. It is about being in a place where you can lift someone up, as they are in this battle and on this walk. You realize other people get discouraged just like you. You can share your victories and get prayer for your times of trial. The reason you need to come together is for support as you continue your individual and collective journeys. You are easy prey when you try to do this alone. It is not about church, nor church programs, nor church activities. It is about God and your ability to share His love any time and any place.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.(KJV)

Keep this in mind, if you don’t have a Bible study, a work prayer group, a prayer line or any other venue where believers gather, find one. You need to be with fellow believers.

Please agree with me as I pray:

Father God, I thank You for revelation on Your word. I thank You for the bondage being broken. Now, my desire to assemble with fellow believers is from a heartfelt place You created. I will not attend church, or be a member of a church, because of guilt, torment or demand. I will willingly and joyously come together to share and receive Your love with those who are like-minded. I celebrate the fact that I can be in a coffee shop, at the café, on the internet, on the job, at a place of worship or wherever You give me the opportunity. Father, I thank You for the freedom to come together to encourage other believers, and they can encourage me. I thank You for the liberty as well because everyone does not have it. There is no particular place I have to go to. I live in a place and in a time where I can lift Your name wherever I want to. I recognize there are those who live in places where they can’t worship You or talk about You openly and freely. I repent for taking this liberty for granted. I will not forsake coming together to share love and encourage other believers…

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Cynthia
Cynthia
1 year ago

I ask a question if that you had your ministry Monday Thur Sunday I never heard back , I love God and this is a time to be together so, the Lord lead me to this ministry and I’m thankful .

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