63 Bible Verses about The church
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Now you are Christ’s body, and individually members of it.
For even as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ.
He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.
so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
for God is not a God of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.
having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.
And God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, various kinds of tongues.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,
one Lord, one faith, one baptism,
For just as we have many members in one body and all the members do not have the same function,
To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, saints by calling, with all who in every place call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours:
Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.
that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless.
for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ;
If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him, for the temple of God is holy, and that is what you are.
you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),
Now I wish that you all spoke in tongues, but even more that you would prophesy; and greater is one who prophesies than one who speaks in tongues, unless he interprets, so that the church may receive edifying.
What is the outcome then, brethren? When you assemble, each one has a psalm, has a teaching, has a revelation, has a tongue, has an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification.
The stone which the builders rejected
Has become the chief corner stone.
Now I exhort you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be made complete in the same mind and in the same judgment.
and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. And for an entire year they met with the church and taught considerable numbers; and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.
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Armies » Illustrative of » The church
It grew up to the host of heaven and caused some of the host and some of the stars to fall to the earth, and it trampled them down. It even magnified itself to be equal with the Commander of the host; and it removed the regular sacrifice from Him, and the place of His sanctuary was thrown down. And on account of transgression the host will be given over to the horn along with the regular sacrifice; and it will fling truth to the ground and perform its will and prosper. read more.
Then I heard a holy one speaking, and another holy one said to that particular one who was speaking, "How long will the vision about the regular sacrifice apply, while the transgression causes horror, so as to allow both the holy place and the host to be trampled?"
Candlestick » Illustrative of » The church
The church » Unity of
The church » God defends
then the Lord will create over the whole area of Mount Zion and over her assemblies
The church » Christ, the foundation-stone of
And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God, you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
The church » Extent of, predicted
Will be established
And will be raised above the hills;
"You continued looking until a stone was cut out without hands, and it struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay and crushed them. "Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver and the gold were crushed all at the same time and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away so that not a trace of them was found But the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.
Thus says the Lord GOD, "I will also take a sprig from the lofty top of the cedar and set it out; I will pluck from the topmost of its young twigs a tender one and I will plant it on a high and lofty mountain. "On the high mountain of Israel I will plant it, that it may bring forth boughs and bear fruit and become a stately cedar. And birds of every kind will nest under it; they will nest in the shade of its branches. "All the trees of the field will know that I am the LORD; I bring down the high tree, exalt the low tree, dry up the green tree and make the dry tree flourish. I am the LORD; I have spoken, and I will perform it."
The church » Purchased by the blood of Christ
and not through
Be on guard for yourselves and for all
The church » Is edified by the word
The church » Sanctified and cleansed by Christ
so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless.
The church » Loved by Christ
The church » The wicked persecute
Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. Some devout men buried Stephen, and made loud lamentation over him. But Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off men and women, he would put them in prison.
For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea, for you also endured the same sufferings at the hands of your own countrymen, even as they did from the Jews, who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,
The church » Believers continually added to, by the lord
for he was a good man, and
The church » God provides ministers for
“Then I will give you
And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ;
The church » The body of Christ
The church » The object of the grace of God
The church » Christ, the head of
The church » Glorious
that He might
The church » Subject to Christ
Therefore, my brethren, you also were
The church » Saints baptized into, by one spirit
The church » Not to be despised
What! Do you not have houses in which to eat and drink? Or do you despise the
The church » Defiling of, will be punished
If any man destroys the
The church » Clothed in righteousness
It was given to her to clothe herself in
The church » Glory to be ascribed to God by
The church » Displays the wisdom of God
so that the manifold
The church » Belongs to God
The church » Elect
The church » Shews forth the praises of God
The church » Ministers commanded to feed
Be on guard for yourselves and for all
Palm trees » Illustrative of » The church
"Your stature is like a palm tree, And your breasts are like its clusters. "I said, 'I will climb the palm tree, I will take hold of its fruit stalks.' Oh, may your breasts be like clusters of the vine, And the fragrance of your breath like apples,
spiritual Peace » Promised to » The church
And you will
Pillars » Illustrative of » The church
Intercessory prayer » Should be offered up for » The church
“May they prosper who
On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen; All day and all night they will never keep silent You who remind the LORD, take no rest for yourselves; And give Him no rest until He establishes And makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.
Protection » Is afforded to » The church
and said to him, "Run, speak to that young man, saying, 'Jerusalem will be inhabited without walls because of the multitude of men and cattle within it. 'For I,' declares the LORD, 'will be a wall of fire around her, and I will be the glory in her midst.'"
The roe » Illustrative of » The church
Showbread » Illustrative of » The church
Clean out the old leaven so that you may be a new lump, just as you are in fact unleavened. For Christ our
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It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of such a kind as does not exist even among the Gentiles, that someone has
For I am afraid that perhaps
Now you are
Has become the chief corner stone.
for God is not a God of
Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not
But we all, with unveiled face,
So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand
These all with one mind
That I will
And your sons and daughters will prophesy,
Your old men will dream dreams,
Your young men will see visions.
Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone;
Upon hearing this, they entered into the temple
For no man can lay a
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