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And surely I am with you always, until the end of the world "(Matthew 28:19, 20. New International Version). As you may appreciate the fact someone discipling necessarily mean that we meet with that person. Bible is the first indication that we find in the New Testament about the importance of meeting together. The unit characterized the early believers immediately saw the ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ, the characteristic that identified his followers was to remain in unity. "Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, situated about a mile from the city. When they arrived, they went to the place where they were staying … All in one spirit, devoted to prayer, along with women and with the brothers of Jesus and his Mother Mary "(Acts 1:12-14.

New International Version). In the most basic concept, we find here a model congregation. It gathered to share their faith, study the scriptures and pray. All around a fundamental principle: follow Jesus Christ. There have congregated to settle theological disputes or what was most important in the group. Absolutely.

They sought to walk in the Master's teaching. Meet The believers remained together allows mutually edified, encouraged in the walk with Christ, to express the practical principles of Christian life, but also impact other people. So did the early Christians. "All the believers were together and had everything in common: they continued to meet in the temple for a single day. From house to house breaking bread generously praising God and enjoying the favor of the people.