The Church Universal
Most Relevant Verses
"I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.
to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,
And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church,
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.
He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,
"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.
And God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, various kinds of tongues.
that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless.
but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.
So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.
What! Do you not have houses in which to eat and drink? Or do you despise the church of God and shame those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you? In this I will not praise you.
- Universal (10 instances)
- Body Of Christ, The Church
- Christ, The Head Of The Church
- Church Authority, Of Jesus Christ
- Church, Titles Of
- Communication In Marriage
- Head As Chief
- Names And Titles For The Church
- Perfection, Human