Building Up The Church
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For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
From whom the whole body being fitly joined together and knit together by that which every joint supplies, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, makes increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.
For though I should boast somewhat more of our authority, which the Lord has given us for edification, and not for your destruction, I should not be ashamed:
Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness, according to the power which the Lord has given me to edification, and not to destruction.
According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon. But let every man take heed how he builds thereupon.
Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.
Even so you, since you are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that you may excel to the edifying of the church.
Therefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also you do.
Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
How is it then, brethren? when you come together, every one of you has a psalm, has a doctrine, has a tongue, has a revelation, has an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.
And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them who are sanctified.
But he that prophesies speaks unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.
I would that you all spoke with tongues, but rather that you prophesied: for greater is he that prophesies than he that speaks with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.
Rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.
- Being An Encourager
- Building Each Other Up
- Each Local Church
- Edification, Means Of
- Edification, Of Believers
- Encouraging One Another
- Encouraging Others
- Fellowship, Among Believers
- In Men's Presence
- Participation, In Christ
- Spiritual Gifts, Purpose Of
- Thanksgiving And Gratitude
- The church