Christ, The Head Of The Church

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Psalm 68:18

You ascended to the heights, you took captives. You received gifts among mankind, even the rebellious, so the LORD God may live there.

Ephesians 4:8

That is why God says, "When he went up to the highest place, he led captives into captivity and gave gifts to people."

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Christ, the head of the church » Has the pre-eminence in all things

Christ, the head of the church » Commissioned his apostles

Christ, the head of the church » As his mystical body

Christ, the head of the church » Instituted the ordinances

Luke 22:19-20

Then he took a loaf of bread, gave thanks, broke it in pieces, and handed it to them, saying, "This is my body, which is given for you. Keep on doing this in memory of me." He did the same with the cup after supper, saying, "This cup is the new covenant sealed by my blood, which is being poured out for you.

Christ, the head of the church » Predicted

Christ, the head of the church » Imparts gifts

Psalm 68:18

You ascended to the heights, you took captives. You received gifts among mankind, even the rebellious, so the LORD God may live there.

Ephesians 4:8

That is why God says, "When he went up to the highest place, he led captives into captivity and gave gifts to people."

Christ, the head of the church » Perverters of the truth do not hold

Colossians 2:18-19

Let no one who delights in humility and the worship of angels cheat you out of the prize by rejoicing about what he has seen. Such a person is puffed up for no reason by his carnal mind. He does not hold on to the head, from whom the whole body, which is nourished and held together by its joints and ligaments, grows as God enables it.

Christ, the head of the church » Saints are complete in

Christ, the head of the church » Appointed by God

Christ, the head of the church » Declared by himself

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