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What makes a meeting an ‘assembly gathering’?

A survey of the Acts of the Apostles and the Pauline epistles reveals that churches in the first century assembled for a variety of regular meetings, among them; prayer meetings, Bible teaching meetings and, of course, the Lord’s Supper.1 On such occasions a whole local church would come together “into one place”.2   Paul the apostle described attending such meetings as being “in church”,3 an expression helpfully explained by Jack Hunter: “…‘in church’ with no article…refers to the assembled gathering. We always belong to the…