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Ephesians 5:24

Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

Acts 11:22

Then tidings of these things came unto the ears of the church which was in Jerusalem: and they sent forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch.

Romans 16:5

Likewise greet the church that is in their house. Greet my well beloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.

Acts 8:3

As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering into every house, and dragging off men and women committed them to prison.

1 Corinthians 16:19

The churches of Asia greet you. Aquila and Priscilla greet you much in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.

1 Corinthians 14:34

Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be submissive, as also says the law.

Matthew 18:17

And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto you as a heathen man and a tax collector.

Revelation 2:1

Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things says he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands;

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Church » Unity of

Ephesians 4:4-6

There is one body, and one Spirit, even as you are called in one hope of your calling; One Lord, one faith, one baptism, One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.

Church » Light » Love for

1 Thessalonians 2:8

So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because you were dear unto us.

Church » Security of » General references to

Church » Its spiritual relationships » Known as brethren

Revelation 19:10

And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See you do it not: I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Matthew 23:8

But you be not called Rabbi: for one is your Teacher, even Christ; and all you are brothers.

Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Since you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.

Church » For other leaders » For the church

John 17:20

Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also who shall believe on me through their word;

Church » Temple

Psalm 29:9

The voice of the LORD makes the hinds to calve, and strips bare the forests: and in his temple does every one speak of his glory.

1 Samuel 3:3

And before the lamp of God went out in the temple of the LORD, where the ark of God was, and Samuel was lying down to sleep;

Luke 18:10

Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a tax collector.

Church » Foundation of furnishes perfect security » General references to

1 Peter 2:6

Therefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him shall not be confounded.

Matthew 7:24

Therefore whosoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon a rock:

Church » For other leaders » Precious

Zechariah 9:16

And the LORD their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for they shall be as the jewels of a crown, lifted up as a banner over his land.

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land, and in the wasteland of the howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye.

Church » Body of Christ » Precious

Zechariah 9:16

And the LORD their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for they shall be as the jewels of a crown, lifted up as a banner over his land.

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land, and in the wasteland of the howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye.

Church » Love for

Psalm 137:1-6

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hung our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion. read more.
How shall we sing the LORD's song in a foreign land? If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its cunning. If I do not remember you, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.

Psalm 102:14

For your servants take pleasure in her stones, and favor the dust thereof.

Psalm 122:9

Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek your good.

Psalm 128:5-6

The LORD shall bless you out of Zion: and you shall see the good of Jerusalem all the days of your life. Yea, you shall see your children's children, and peace upon Israel.

Church » Holy

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, I have of my own things, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,

Leviticus 8:10-11

And Moses took the anointing oil, and anointed the tabernacle and all that was therein, and sanctified them. And he sprinkled it upon the altar seven times, and anointed the altar and all its vessels, both the laver and its base, to sanctify them.

Numbers 7:1

And it came to pass on the day that Moses had fully set up the tabernacle, and had anointed it, and sanctified it, and all the furnishings thereof, both the altar and all its vessels, and had anointed them, and sanctified them;

Exodus 40:9

And you shall take the anointing oil, and anoint the tabernacle, and all that is in it, and shall hallow it, and all its utensils: and it shall be holy.

Church » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until its righteousness goes forth as brightness, and its salvation as a lamp that burns.

Judges 5:31

So let all your enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when it goes forth in its might. And the land had rest forty years.

Church » Enemies of » General references to

Psalm 7:1

[A shaggaion of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning Cush, a Benjamite.] O LORD my God, in you do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:

Psalm 119:157

Many are my persecutors and my enemies; yet do I not turn from your testimonies.

Psalm 119:161

[Shin] Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart stands in awe of your word.

Church » For other leaders » Paul's care for

2 Corinthians 7:12

Therefore, though I wrote unto you, I did it not for his cause who had done the wrong, nor for his cause who suffered wrong, but that our care for you in the sight of God might appear unto you.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found unto you such as you desire not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, conceit, tumults:

More verses: 1 Thessalonians 3:10

Church » Care of » Paul's care of

2 Corinthians 7:12

Therefore, though I wrote unto you, I did it not for his cause who had done the wrong, nor for his cause who suffered wrong, but that our care for you in the sight of God might appear unto you.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found unto you such as you desire not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, conceit, tumults:

More verses: 1 Thessalonians 3:10

Church » Its spiritual relationships » Fellowship in

Luke 24:15

And it came to pass, that, while they discussed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, and went with them.

Malachi 3:16

Then they that feared the LORD spoke often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.

Church » For other leaders » Prayer for

Genesis 18:23-32

And Abraham drew near, and said, will you also destroy the righteous with the wicked? Suppose there be fifty righteous within the city: will you also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are there? That be far from you to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from you: Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right? read more.
And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes. And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes: Suppose there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: will you destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it. And he spoke unto him yet again, and said, Suppose there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake. And he said unto him, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak: Suppose there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it, if I find thirty there. And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: Suppose there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake. And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: Suppose ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.

Genesis 32:24-30

And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him. And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let you go, except you bless me. read more.
And he said unto him, What is your name? And he said, Jacob. And he said, Your name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince have you power with God and with men, and have prevailed. And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray you, your name. And he said, Why is it that you do ask my name? And he blessed him there. And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

2 Samuel 7:18-29

Then went king David in, and sat before the LORD, and he said, Who am I, O Lord GOD? and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far? And this was yet a small thing in your sight, O Lord GOD; but you have spoken also of your servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, O Lord GOD? And what can David say more unto you? for you, Lord GOD, know your servant. read more.
For your word's sake, and according to your own heart, have you done all these great things, to make your servant know them. Therefore you are great, O LORD God: for there is none like you, neither is there any God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears. And what one nation in the earth is like your people, even like Israel, whom God went to redeem for a people to himself, and to make himself a name, and to do for you great things and awesome, for your land, before your people, whom you redeemed to yourself from Egypt, from the nations and their gods? For you have confirmed to yourself your people Israel to be a people unto you forever: and you, LORD, have become their God. And now, O LORD God, the word that you have spoken concerning your servant, and concerning his house, establish it forever, and do as you have said. And let your name be magnified forever, saying, {} The LORD of hosts is the God over Israel: and let the house of your servant David be established before you. For you, O LORD of hosts, God of Israel, have revealed to your servant, saying, I will build you a house: therefore has your servant found in his heart to pray this prayer unto you. And now, O Lord GOD, you are that God, and your words are true, and you have promised this goodness unto your servant: Therefore now let it please you to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever before you: for you, O Lord GOD, have spoken it: and with your blessing let the house of your servant be blessed forever.

1 Kings 8:22-61

And Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven: And he said, LORD God of Israel, there is no God like you, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keeps covenant and mercy with your servants that walk before you with all their heart: Who has kept with your servant David my father what you promised him: you spoke also with your mouth, and have fulfilled it with your hand, as it is this day. read more.
Therefore now, LORD God of Israel, keep with your servant David my father that which you promised him, saying, There shall not fail you a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel; so that your children take heed to their way, that they walk before me as you have walked before me. And now, O God of Israel, let your word, I pray you, be confirmed, which you spoke unto your servant David my father. But will God indeed dwell on the earth? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain you; how much less this house that I have built? Yet have you respect unto the prayer of your servant, and to his supplication, O LORD my God, to hearken unto the cry and to the prayer, which your servant prays before you today: That your eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even toward the place of which you have said, My name shall be there: that you may hearken unto the prayer which your servant shall make toward this place. And hearken to the supplication of your servant, and of your people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place: and hear in heaven your dwelling place: and when you hear, forgive. If any man trespasses against his neighbor, and an oath is required of him to cause him to swear, and the oath comes before your altar in this house: Then hear you in heaven, and act, and judge your servants, condemning the wicked, to bring his way upon his head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness. When your people Israel are defeated before the enemy, because they have sinned against you, and shall turn again to you, and confess your name, and pray, and make supplication unto you in this house: Then hear you in heaven, and forgive the sin of your people Israel, and bring them again unto the land which you gave unto their fathers. When heaven is shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against you; if they pray toward this place, and confess your name, and turn from their sin, when you afflict them: Then hear you in heaven, and forgive the sin of your servants, and of your people Israel, that you teach them the good way in which they should walk, and give rain upon your land, which you have given to your people for an inheritance. If there be in the land famine, if there be pestilence, blight, mildew, locust, or if there be caterpillar; if their enemy besiege them in the land of their cities; whatsoever plague, whatsoever sickness there be; Whatsoever prayer and supplication be made by any man, or by all your people Israel, who shall know every man the affliction of his own heart, and spread forth his hands toward this house: Then hear you in heaven your dwelling place, and forgive, and act, and give to every man according to his ways, whose heart you know; (for you, even you only, know the hearts of all the children of men;) That they may fear you all the days that they live in the land which you gave unto our fathers. Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of your people Israel, but comes out of a far country for your name's sake; (For they shall hear of your great name, and of your strong hand, and of your outstretched arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house; Hear you in heaven your dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calls to you for: that all people of the earth may know your name, to fear you, as do your people Israel; and that they may know that this house, which I have built, is called by your name. If your people go out to battle against their enemy, wherever you shall send them, and shall pray unto the LORD toward the city which you have chosen, and toward the house that I have built for your name: Then hear you in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause. If they sin against you, (for there is no man that sins not,) and you are angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near; Yet if they shall come to themselves in the land where they were carried captives, and repent, and make supplication unto you in the land of them that carried them captives, saying, We have sinned, and have done perversely, we have committed wickedness; And so return unto you with all their heart, and with all their soul, in the land of their enemies, which led them away captive, and pray unto you toward their land, which you gave unto their fathers, the city which you have chosen, and the house which I have built for your name: Then hear you their prayer and their supplication in heaven your dwelling place, and maintain their cause, And forgive your people that have sinned against you, and all their transgressions in which they have transgressed against you, and give them compassion before them who carried them captive, that they may have compassion on them: For they are your people, and your inheritance, which you brought forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron: That your eyes may be open unto the supplication of your servant, and unto the supplication of your people Israel, to hearken unto them in all that they call for unto you. For you did separate them from among all the people of the earth, to be your inheritance, as you spoke by the hand of Moses your servant, when you brought our fathers out of Egypt, O Lord GOD. And it was so, that when Solomon had finished praying all this prayer and supplication unto the LORD, he arose from before the altar of the LORD, from kneeling on his knees with his hands spread up to heaven. And he stood, and blessed all the congregation of Israel with a loud voice, saying, Blessed be the LORD, that has given rest unto his people Israel, according to all that he promised: there has not failed one word of all his good promise, which he promised by the hand of Moses his servant. The LORD our God be with us, as he was with our fathers: let him not leave us, nor forsake us: That he may incline our hearts unto him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his judgments, which he commanded our fathers. And let these my words, with which I have made supplication before the LORD, be near unto the LORD our God day and night, that he maintain the cause of his servant, and the cause of his people Israel at all times, as the matter shall require: That all the people of the earth may know that the LORD is God, and that there is none else. Let your heart therefore be perfect with the LORD our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments, as at this day.

Luke 11:1-13

And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples. And he said unto them, When you pray, say, Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, as in heaven, so on earth. Give us day by day our daily bread. read more.
And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil. And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves; For a friend of mine in his journey has come to me, and I have nothing to set before him? And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give you. I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give to him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needs. And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it shall be opened. If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he asks for a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent? Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion? If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

More verses: Luke 18:1-8

Church » Progress of » Growth of Christ's kingdom prophesied

Psalm 72:16

There shall be a handful of grain in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like the grass of the earth.

Isaiah 55:5

Behold, you shall call a nation that you know not, and nations that knew not you shall run unto you because of the LORD your God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he has glorified you.

Isaiah 42:4

He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he has established justice in the earth: and the coastlands shall wait for his law.

Isaiah 9:7

Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth even forever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.

Isaiah 54:3

For you shall break forth on the right hand and on the left; and your descendants shall inherit the nations, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.

Church » Growth of accessions to » Growth of Christ's kingdom prophesied

Psalm 72:16

There shall be a handful of grain in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like the grass of the earth.

Isaiah 55:5

Behold, you shall call a nation that you know not, and nations that knew not you shall run unto you because of the LORD your God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he has glorified you.

Isaiah 42:4

He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he has established justice in the earth: and the coastlands shall wait for his law.

Isaiah 9:7

Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth even forever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.

Isaiah 54:3

For you shall break forth on the right hand and on the left; and your descendants shall inherit the nations, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.

Church » Corruption in

Matthew 26:14-16

Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the chief priests, And said unto them, What will you give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver. And from that time he sought opportunity to betray him.

Mark 14:10-11

And Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went unto the chief priests, to betray him unto them. And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give him money. And he sought how he might conveniently betray him.

Luke 22:3-6

Then entered Satan into Judas surnamed Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve. And he went his way, and conferred with the chief priests and captains, how he might betray him unto them. And they were glad, and agreed to give him money. read more.
And he promised, and sought opportunity to betray him unto them in the absence of the multitude.

Hosea 4:9

And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them for their deeds.

Micah 3:1-4

And I said, Hear, I pray you, O heads of Jacob, and you rulers of the house of Israel; Is it not for you to know judgment? Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones; Who also eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them; and they break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh within the caldron. read more.
Then shall they cry unto the LORD, but he will not hear them: he will even hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved themselves in an evil way in their deeds.

Church » Of the jews excommunication from » Excommunication as practised among the jews

Exodus 30:33

Whosoever compounds any like it, or whosoever puts any of it upon a foreigner, shall even be cut off from his people.

John 9:34

They answered and said unto him, You were altogether born in sins, and do you teach us? And they cast him out.

Exodus 12:15

Seven days shall you eat unleavened bread; even the first day you shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eats leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel.

Leviticus 7:20

But the soul that eats of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, that pertain unto the LORD, having his uncleanness upon him, even that soul shall be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 17:9

And brings it not unto the door of the tabernacle of meeting, to offer it unto the LORD; even that man shall be cut off from among his people.

Church » Body of Christ » Called the body of Christ

More verses: Ephesians 1:23

Church » Garments of » White raiment, the heavenly garment

Matthew 17:12

But I say unto you, That Elijah is come already, and they knew him not, but have done unto him whatsoever they desired. Likewise shall also the Son of man suffer of them.

Revelation 4:4

And round about the throne were four and twenty thrones: and upon the thrones I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white clothing; and they had on their heads crowns of gold.

Revelation 7:9

After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and tribes, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;

More verses: Revelation 19:8

Church » Enemies of » Predicted concerning the church

Luke 21:12

But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.

John 15:20

Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.

More verses: John 16:2 2 Timothy 3:12

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » Strife in

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found unto you such as you desire not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, conceit, tumults:

1 Corinthians 1:11

For it has been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them who are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.

1 Corinthians 6:6

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.

Church » For other leaders » Order

1 Corinthians 7:17

But as God has distributed to every man, as the Lord has called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.

1 Corinthians 11:34

And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that you come not together unto judgment. And the rest will I set in order when I come.

1 Corinthians 14:23

If therefore the whole church be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those that are unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not say that you are mad?

Church » Body of Christ » Government of

1 Corinthians 7:17

But as God has distributed to every man, as the Lord has called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.

1 Corinthians 11:34

And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that you come not together unto judgment. And the rest will I set in order when I come.

Acts 15:6

And the apostles and elders came together to consider this matter.

More verses: 1 Timothy 5:1

Church » Garments of » The robe of righteousness, the saint's adorning

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my justice was as a robe and a turban.

Psalm 132:16

I will also clothe her priests with salvation: and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake; put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for no longer, there shall no more come into you the uncircumcised and the unclean.

Zechariah 3:4

And he answered and spoke unto those that stood before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from him. And unto him he said, Behold, I have caused your iniquity to pass from you, and I will clothe you with rich apparel.

More verses: Matthew 22:11 Luke 15:22

Church » Garments of » Government of

1 Corinthians 7:17

But as God has distributed to every man, as the Lord has called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.

1 Corinthians 11:34

And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that you come not together unto judgment. And the rest will I set in order when I come.

Acts 15:6

And the apostles and elders came together to consider this matter.

More verses: 1 Timothy 5:1

Church » Compared to a flock » Scattered by persecution and false shepherds

John 10:12

But he that is a hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep, and flees: and the wolf catches them, and scatters the sheep.

Matthew 26:31

Then said Jesus unto them, All you shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad.

Jeremiah 23:2

Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel against the shepherds that feed my people; You have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold, I will visit upon you the evil of your doings, says the LORD.

Ezekiel 34:12

As a shepherd seeks out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered on a cloudy and dark day.

More verses: John 16:32 Acts 8:1

Church » Defended » Discipline of

1 Timothy 1:20

Of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander; whom I have delivered unto Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme.

1 Corinthians 5:5

To deliver such a one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

2 Corinthians 13:2

I told you before, and tell you again, as if I were present, the second time; and being absent now I write to them who earlier have sinned, and to all others, that, if I come again, I will not spare:

Church » Accessions to » Bride of Christ

Church » Tabernacle

Psalm 15:1

[A Psalm of David.] LORD, who shall abide in your tabernacle? who shall dwell in your holy hill?

Hebrews 9:2

For there was a tabernacle made; the first, in which was the lampstand, and the table, and the showbread; which is called the sanctuary.

Exodus 26:1

Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubim of skillful work shall you make them.

Hebrews 9:11

But Christ being come a high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building;

Leviticus 26:11

And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor you.

Church » Head of, Christ the » General references to

Church » Sacraments of sacraments of, baptism » Significance of baptism

Romans 6:3

Know you not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?

Church » Holy temple

Psalm 65:4

Blessed is the man whom you choose, and cause to approach unto you, that he may dwell in your courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house, even of your holy temple.

Jonah 2:7

When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto you, into your holy temple.

Ephesians 2:21

In whom all the building fitly framed together grows unto a holy temple in the Lord:

Psalm 5:7

But as for me, I will come into your house in the multitude of your mercy: and in your fear will I worship toward your holy temple.

Church » Zion

Jeremiah 31:6

For there shall be a day, that the watchmen upon mount Ephraim shall cry, Arise, and let us go up to Zion unto the LORD our God.

Psalm 9:11

Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion: declare among the people his doings.

Psalm 48:11

Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of your judgments.

Psalm 74:2

Remember your congregation, which you have purchased of old; the tribe of your inheritance, which you have redeemed; this mount Zion, where you have dwelt.

Church » Membership of officers in » Elders

Acts 11:30

Which also they did, and sent it to the elders by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.

More verses: Acts 15:2

Church » Sacraments of sacraments of, baptism » Baptism of believers, encouraged

Acts 10:48

And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then they asked him to tarry certain days.

More verses: Acts 22:16

Church » Called courts

Psalm 65:4

Blessed is the man whom you choose, and cause to approach unto you, that he may dwell in your courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house, even of your holy temple.

Psalm 92:13

Those that are planted in the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God.

Psalm 84:2

My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

Psalm 84:10

For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

Psalm 96:8

Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come into his courts.

Church » Called church in the n. T. (K. J. V.), But congregation earlier in tyndale's translation

1 Corinthians 14:23

If therefore the whole church be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those that are unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not say that you are mad?

Matthew 18:17

And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto you as a heathen man and a tax collector.

1 Corinthians 11:18

For first of all, when you come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it.

Church » Sacraments of sacraments of, baptism » Sacrament of the lord's supper

Mark 14:22

And as they did eat, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and broke it, and gave to them, and said, Take, eat: this is my body.

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread:

Church » Duty of, to ministers

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

And we beseech you, brethren, to know them who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

Church » Accessions to » Authority of

John 20:23

Whosoever's sins you remit, they are remitted unto them; and whosoever's sins you retain, they are retained.

Matthew 16:19

And I will give unto you the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever you shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever you shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

Matthew 18:18

Verily I say unto you, whatsoever you shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever you shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

Acts 16:4

And as they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees to keep, that were ordained of the apostles and elders who were at Jerusalem.

Church » Defended » Divinely instituted

1 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul, and Silas, and Timothy, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Church » Enemies of » Of Christ

Luke 23:11

And Herod with his men of war despised him, and mocked him, and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate.

John 5:16

And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

Luke 4:29

And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill on which their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong.

John 7:1

After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill him.

John 8:37

I know that you are Abraham's descendant; but you seek to kill me, because my word has no place in you.

More verses: John 10:39

Church » Body of Christ » Compared to a building

1 Corinthians 3:10

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.

Ephesians 2:21

In whom all the building fitly framed together grows unto a holy temple in the Lord:

Church » Accessions to » Attendance

Acts 13:14

And when they departed from Perga, they came to Antioch in Pisidia, and went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and sat down.

Matthew 12:9

And when he was departed from there, he went into their synagogue:

Mark 1:21

And they went into Capernaum; and immediately on the sabbath day he entered into the synagogue, and taught.

Luke 4:16

And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up to read.

Church » Its spiritual relationships » Heirship with Christ entailed in

Romans 9:26

And it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, You are not my people; there shall they be called the children of the living God.

Church » Called the congregation in the o. T. (K. J. V. And others)

Leviticus 10:17

Why have you not eaten the sin offering in the holy place, seeing it is most holy, and God has given it to you to bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before the LORD?

Exodus 12:3

Speak unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for a house:

Exodus 12:6

And you shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening.

Exodus 12:19

Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whosoever eats that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land.

Exodus 12:47

All the congregation of Israel shall keep it.

Church » Compared to a flock » General references to

Acts 20:29

For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Zechariah 9:16

And the LORD their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for they shall be as the jewels of a crown, lifted up as a banner over his land.

Church » Flock, God's » General references to

Acts 20:29

For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Zechariah 9:16

And the LORD their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for they shall be as the jewels of a crown, lifted up as a banner over his land.

Church » Christian, divinely established

1 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul, and Silas, and Timothy, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Matthew 16:15-18

He said unto them, But whom say you that I am? And Simon Peter answered, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed are you, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood has not revealed it unto you, but my Father who is in heaven. read more.
And I say also unto you, That you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hades shall not prevail against it.

Ephesians 2:20-22

And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone; In whom all the building fitly framed together grows unto a holy temple in the Lord: In whom you also are built together for a habitation of God through the Spirit.

2 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul, and Silas, and Timothy, unto the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:

Church » Harmonious fellowship of

Acts 4:32

And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that any of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.

Church » Is edified by the word

1 Corinthians 14:4

He that speaks in an unknown tongue edifies himself; but he that prophesies edifies the church.

1 Corinthians 14:13

Therefore let him that speaks in an unknown tongue pray that he may interpret.

Ephesians 4:15-16

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, who is the head, even 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.

Church » Growth of accessions to » Under paul's preaching

Acts 14:1

And it came to pass in Iconium, that they went both together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spoke, that a great multitude both of the Jews and also of the Greeks believed.

Acts 17:4

And some of them believed, and joined Paul and Silas; and of the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women not a few.

Church » Accessions to » Under paul's preaching

Acts 14:1

And it came to pass in Iconium, that they went both together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spoke, that a great multitude both of the Jews and also of the Greeks believed.

Acts 17:4

And some of them believed, and joined Paul and Silas; and of the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women not a few.

Church » Dissensions in

2 Corinthians 12:20-21

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found unto you such as you desire not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, conceit, tumults: And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall mourn over many who have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and licentiousness which they have committed.

1 Corinthians 1:11-13

For it has been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them who are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you. Now this I say, that every one of you says, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ. Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were you baptized in the name of Paul?

1 Corinthians 3:3-4

For you are yet carnal: for while there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are you not carnal, and walk as men? For while one says, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are you not carnal?

1 Corinthians 11:18-19

For first of all, when you come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it. For there must be also heresies among you, that they who are approved may be made manifest among you.

Church » Militant

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is she that looks forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and awesome as an army with banners?

Philemon 1:2

And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in your house:

Philippians 2:25

Yet I thought it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, and companion in labor, and fellow soldier, but your messenger, and he that ministered to my wants.

Church » Membership of officers in » Bishops or overseers

Church » Compared to a flock » Ministers as under-shepherds of

Jeremiah 23:4

And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall they be lacking, says the LORD.

Church » Membership of officers in » Deacons

Church » Triumphant

Revelation 3:12

He that overcomes will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name.

Revelation 21:3

And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.

Hebrews 12:22-23

But you are come unto mount Zion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, who are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Revelation 21:10

And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,

Church » Thy kingdom

Luke 23:42

And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when you come into your kingdom.

Psalm 145:11

They shall speak of the glory of your kingdom, and talk of your power;

Church » His kingdom

Matthew 16:28

Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, who shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

Luke 1:33

And he shall reign over the house of Jacob forever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.

Psalm 145:12

To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.

Church » Christ's love for

Ephesians 5:25-32

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. read more.
So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord the church: For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

John 10:8

All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.

John 10:11-12

I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep. But he that is a hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep, and flees: and the wolf catches them, and scatters the sheep.

Revelation 3:9

Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, who say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before your feet, and to know that I have loved you.

Church » Design of

Romans 9:4

Who are Israelites; to whom pertains the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises;

Ephesians 2:20-22

And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone; In whom all the building fitly framed together grows unto a holy temple in the Lord: In whom you also are built together for a habitation of God through the Spirit.

Romans 3:2

Much every way: chiefly, because unto them were committed the oracles of God.

Church » Loved by believers

Psalm 87:7

As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in you.

Psalm 137:5

If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its cunning.

1 Corinthians 12:25

That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.

Church » God defends

Psalm 89:18

For the LORD is our defense; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.

Isaiah 4:5

And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night: for upon all the glory shall be a covering.

Isaiah 49:25

But thus says the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contends with you, and I will save your children.

Church » Kingdom of heaven

More verses: Matthew 5:19-20

Church » Extent of, predicted

Isaiah 2:2

And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it.

Ezekiel 17:2

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel;

Daniel 2:34-35

You saw till a stone was cut out without hands, which struck the image upon its feet that were of iron and clay, and broke them to pieces. Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were crushed together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, so that no place was found for them: and the stone that struck the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.

Church » Kingdom of God

Matthew 19:24

And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did the will of his father? They said unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the tax collectors and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.

Church » Its spiritual relationships » Obedience secures the benefits of

Church » Unity in workers » Women, general references to

Acts 18:26

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto them, and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

Church » Divisions in, to be shunned

Church » Growth of accessions to » Accessions in antioch

Church » Accessions to » Accessions in antioch

Church » Lamb's bride

Ephesians 5:22-32

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the savior of the body. Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing. read more.
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord the church: For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

Church » God provides ministers for

Ephesians 4:11-12

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

Church » The wicked persecute

Acts 8:1-3

And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him. As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering into every house, and dragging off men and women committed them to prison.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-15

For you, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus: for you also have suffered the same things of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews: Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:

Church » Body of Christ

Ephesians 1:22-23

And has put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, Which is his body, the fullness of him that fills all in all.

Church » Believers continually added to, by the lord

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » 2 a living body

Church » Growth of accessions to » Priests join the disciples

Acts 6:7

And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.

Church » Accessions to » Priests join the disciples

Acts 6:7

And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.

Church » House of God

Hebrews 10:21

And having a high priest over the house of God;

Church » Vineyard

Jeremiah 12:10

Many shepherds have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.

Matthew 21:41

They said unto him, He will miserably destroy those wicked men, and will let out his vineyard unto other tenants, who shall render him the fruits in their seasons.

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » 7 a temple

Church » House of prayer

Isaiah 56:7

Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon my altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all people.

Matthew 21:13

And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but you have made it a den of thieves.

Church » Heavenly jerusalem

Hebrews 12:22

But you are come unto mount Zion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

Church » Flock of God

Ezekiel 34:15

I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, says the Lord GOD.

Church » Inheritance

Isaiah 19:25

Whom the LORD of hosts shall bless, saying, Blessed be Egypt my people, and Assyria the work of my hands, and Israel my inheritance.

Church » Is glorious

Church » Prayed for

Isaiah 62:6

I have set watchmen upon your walls, O Jerusalem, who shall never hold their peace day nor night: you that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence.

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » 1 a building

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » Christ the corner-stone

Ephesians 2:19-20

Now therefore you are no more strangers and sojourners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God; And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone;

Church » List of congregations of Christians » Asia

1 Corinthians 16:19

The churches of Asia greet you. Aquila and Priscilla greet you much in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.

Revelation 1:4

John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace, from him who is, and who was, and who is to come; and from the seven Spirits who are before his throne;

Church » Decrees of

Acts 16:4

And as they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees to keep, that were ordained of the apostles and elders who were at Jerusalem.

Acts 15:28-29

For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things; That you abstain from anything offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if you keep yourselves, you shall do well. Farewell.

Church » List of congregations of Christians » Ephesus

Revelation 2:1

Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things says he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands;

Church » God's heritage

Joel 3:2

I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will enter into judgment with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and have divided up my land.

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » Christ being the head

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » 4 a bride

Church » Unity in workers » Others

Philippians 4:3

And I entreat you also, true yokefellow, help those women who labored with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with other of my fellow laborers, whose names are in the book of life.

Church » Lamb's wife

Revelation 21:9

And there came unto me one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come here, I will show you the bride, the Lamb's wife.

Revelation 19:7-9

Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honor to him: for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his wife has made herself ready. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteous acts of saints. And he said unto me, Write, Blessed are they who are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he said unto me, These are the true sayings of God.

Church » Its spiritual relationships » Saints in heaven and earth united in

Church » Its spiritual relationships » All barriers broken down

Church » My father's house

John 2:16

And said unto them that sold doves, Take these things away; make not my Father's house a house of merchandise.

Church » Sister of Christ

Song of Songs 4:12

A garden enclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

Song of Songs 5:2

I sleep, but my heart wakes: it is the voice of my beloved that knocks, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my perfect one: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

Church » Spouse of Christ

Song of Songs 4:12

A garden enclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

Song of Songs 5:1

I have come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.

Church » Dove

Song of Songs 5:2

I sleep, but my heart wakes: it is the voice of my beloved that knocks, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my perfect one: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

Song of Songs 2:14

O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for sweet is your voice, and your countenance is lovely.

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » Christ the builder

Church » Unity in workers » Phebe

Romans 16:1-2

I commend unto you Phebe our sister, who is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea: That you receive her in the Lord, as becomes saints, and that you assist her in whatever business she has need of you: for she has been a helper of many, and of myself also.

Church » Privileges of

Psalm 36:8

They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fullness of your house; and you shall make them drink of the river of your pleasures.

Psalm 87:5

And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her.

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » Christ being the high priest

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » 5 a casket of jewels

Malachi 3:17

And they shall be mine, says the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son that serves him.

Church » Its spiritual relationships » Brotherhood of, recognized by Christ

Church » Holy hill

Psalm 15:1

[A Psalm of David.] LORD, who shall abide in your tabernacle? who shall dwell in your holy hill?

Church » Safe under his care

Psalm 46:1-2

[To the Chief Musician for the sons of Korah. A song upon alamoth.] God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;

Church » Temple of God

1 Corinthians 3:16-17

Know you not that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? If any man defiles the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » Christ being the shepherd

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » 3 a flock

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » Christ being the bridegroom

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