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(Principles Book) 03 Preface

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Preface

This volume has been developed out of a burden to see vital gatherings of God's people established in these last days.1 The time of pressure and persecution that is coming worldwide will be such that it will demand the unity of the true body of Christ. For in the Gospel of Matthew it is declared by our Lord: "Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of Me."2 This truth of persecution is Biblical and repeated often in the Scriptures.3
Some specific goals for writing this book are:
1.) To assist true believers and Biblical churches in preparing for coming persecution by assembling in smaller groups.4
2.) To encourage true believers to leave churches that no longer teach the whole Word of God and to gather as believers under the Headship of Jesus Christ.
3.) To provide a manual of Biblical principles and guidelines for gatherings of believers.
4.) To unify believers who have been separated by various denominational issues, within a gathering under the Headship of Christ.
God is desiring to bring great glory to His Son through the body of Christ (gatherings of true believers) on the earth. The Scriptures declare that the "Gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations,

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