Building Up The Church

Most Relevant Verses

2 Corinthians 13:10

For this reason I am writing this while I am away from you: When I come I do not want to be severe in using the authority the Lord gave me to build you up and not to tear you down.

1 Corinthians 3:10

As an expert builder using the grace that God gave me, I laid the foundation, and someone else is building on it. But each person must be careful how he builds on it.

2 Corinthians 12:19

Have you been thinking all along that we are trying to defend ourselves before you? We are speaking before God in the authority of the Messiah, and everything, dear friends, is meant to build you up.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now concerning food offered to idols: We know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

1 Corinthians 14:4

The person who speaks in a foreign language builds himself up, but the person who prophesies builds up the church.

1 Corinthians 14:5

Now I wish that all of you could speak in foreign languages, but especially that you could prophesy. The person who prophesies is more important than the person who speaks in a foreign language, unless he interprets it so that the church may be built up.

1 Corinthians 14:17

It's good for you to give thanks, but it does not build up the other person.

1 Corinthians 10:23

Everything is permissible, but not everything is helpful. Everything is permissible, but not everything builds up.

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