In light of this exhortation, neglecting not the gathering together to meet and assemble
“not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:25
What was a Laodicean church member who attended supposed to do in a church that perceived itself as fine but was said to be lacking
“For you say, I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing, not realizing that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked.” Revelation 3:17
If the church was judged collectively, what was the individual to do if the rest (majority) of the church refused to be zealous and repent?
Was he to remain a member there and suffer the fate of that church/city? Lacking spiritual growth and godliness?
What would be the expectation from Jesus for the individual who did repent and was zealous, despite the rest of the church being in disobedience?
- Should they continue to attend that church
- Are they expected to move to another city
- Something else