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13 Bible Verses about Each Local Church
Most Relevant Verses
And [when they] had appointed elders for them in every church, [after] praying with fasting, they entrusted them to the Lord, in whom they had believed.
Is anyone among you sick? He should summon the elders of the church and they should pray over him, anointing him with olive oil in the name of the Lord.
(but if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),
Now I want you all to speak with tongues, but even more that you may prophesy. The one who prophesies [is] greater than the one who speaks with tongues, unless he interprets, in order that the church may receive edification.
Therefore, if the whole church comes together at the same [time] and all speak with tongues, and outsiders or unbelievers enter, will they not say that you are out of your minds?
In this way also you, since you are zealous of spiritual [gifts], seek for the edification of the church, in order that you may abound.
But if they want to learn something, let them ask their own husbands at home, for it is shameful for a woman to speak in church.
And if he refuses to listen to them, tell [it] to the church. But if he refuses to listen to the church also, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.
- Local (25 instances)