Part 190 Attendance to the worship assembly remains a huge part of how the church measures faithfulness in the members, so one individual asked, “Should a person quit their job if their job makes it impossible for them to attend the assembly?” The Law of Christ does not require one to gather with the church every time the doors are open for worship. If the law did have such a command, then there would be many homebound, elderly people that would be living in sin. However, one cannot neglect certain passages that explain the importance and necessity of meeting with the assembly on a regular basis. Technically, there is no body of Christ if the members don’t come together. Paul wrote, “For the body is not one member, but many…And if they were all one member, where were the body?” (1 Cor. 12:14,19). God designed the church to be together and to work together!

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