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PROLOGUE 1 TO GRACE 5 MEETING HANDBOOKS

                                               PROLOGUE 1 TO GRACE 5 MEETING HANDBOOKS

PROLOGUE 1 TO GRACE 5 MEETING HANDBOOKS

THE GLORIOUS CHURCH

CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY WITH INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM OF FUNCTION

INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM OF FUNCTION WITH CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

UNITY IN DIVERSITY

DIVERSITY IN UNITY


Is the way God runs His Godhead and His universe, so can we be any different?


A need exists for the Body of Christ to come together corporately; and this will manifest itself as the number of cell groups, fellowships, local church groups grows that are established in a biblical pattern, [see prologue 2* and the Grace 5 handbooks* for details]; and when implemented, this thus becomes the seed of the Glorious Church; and how that happens is shown below.


Ephesians 4:25 [New International Version]

……..just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her

26 to make her holy, cleansing [Or having cleansed] her by the washing with water through the word,

27 and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.


The only way to meet as a congregation in this format is a Celebration service, whose sole purpose for getting together is for us to worship God. Nothing else!!! The Holy Spirit can then take full charge of a meeting like that to bring glory to God.


If one looks at video tapes of crusades around the world that are conducted with this format there is always a massive move of the Spirit of God, with wonderful things happening.


* indicates see below at the end of this document.


All other activity takes place in the cell groups as outlined in the Grace 5 handbooks* prefaced by the information in Prologue.2*; which further provides background for the Grace 5 handbooks*.


It is also understood that the ideal ways of meeting given in the Prologues 1 & 2* and the Grace 5 handbooks* need to be built towards on a daily basis, moving nearer and nearer as time goes on.


The Celebration service helps to arrive at the upper room experience where 120 believers were gathered together; and to see how this group came to be, we need to lo