Why we gather as a church

by Terry Virgo

The church is the place where the Holy Spirit dwells. . . The church should be open to the phenomenal manifestation of the presence of the Spirit. . . Some would say that it’s a private experience . . . but the manifestation of the Spirit is for the common good . . . you gather to the presence of the Holy Spirit . . . Jesus said I wont leave you orphans, I will come to you . . . we are looking for the awareness of the presence of the Spirit here. . .

We are not coming to sing a few songs. We are not coming only for the preaching.

We are coming to meet with Jesus. We are gathering to our risen Lord. . . doing church without Jesus is terribly boring. . . Now we are the temple of his presence . . . anything can happen, God is here with us!

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