Building Up The Church

Most Relevant Verses

2 Corinthians 10:8

For and if I should boast even somewhat more abundantly of our authority, which the Lord has given to us for building up and not for your overthrowing, I shall not be put to shame;

2 Corinthians 13:10

On this account I write these things being absent, that being present I may not use severity according to the authority which the Lord has given me for building up, and not for overthrowing.

1 Corinthians 3:10

According to the grace of God which has been given to me, as a wise architect, I have laid the foundation, but another builds upon it. But let each see how he builds upon it.

2 Corinthians 12:19

Ye have long been supposing that we excuse ourselves to you: we speak before God in Christ; and all things, beloved, for your building up.

1 Corinthians 8:1

But concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge: knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

1 Corinthians 14:4

He that speaks with a tongue edifies himself; but he that prophesies edifies the assembly.

1 Corinthians 14:5

Now I desire that ye should all speak with tongues, but rather that ye should prophesy. But greater is he that prophesies than he that speaks with tongues, unless he interpret, that the assembly may receive edification.

1 Corinthians 14:17

For thou indeed givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

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