Separation or Isolation?
a. 1 John 2:15-17
b. Romans 12:1
c. James 4:4
d. Matthew 16:26
e. Escape Isolation Convent Monastic life
f. Jesus John 17:15-18
2. History of Christians
a. Participate 1880 James A Garfield, President, D. R. Dungan ran for governor in Iowa, J. M. Pinkins ran for governor in Oklahoma; 1892 Ira J. Chase governor of Indiana, J. A. Brooks vp on prohibition ticket
b. Isolate David Lipscomb not on jury, not vote, not serve in military, - just pay taxes claimed 2 citizenships = traitor
3. James 1:27
a. Widow, orphan, those in need help those in pain, suffering
b. Keep unspotted from the world
c. Help a drowning person but dont fall in yourself
d. It is sad when we think of the Red Cross before we think of the church.
4. Where is the church?
a. Not a street address not just a building location
b. Where each of you go each day that is where the church is.
c. Bank, teach school, fix an air conditioner, repair a computer, change the oil in a car, drive a truck, run a machine, work in a factory where you go, and what you do you are the church in the world around you.
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