The Church Universal
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It should be: And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the forces of Hades will not overpower it.
to the assembly of the firstborn whose names have been written in heaven, to God who is the judge of all, to the spirits of righteous people made perfect,
And He put everything under His feet and appointed Him as head over everything for the church,
for the husband is head of the wife as also Christ is head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.
He is also the head of the body, the church; He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He might come to have first place in everything.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and I am completing in my flesh what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for His body, that is, the church.
Husbands, love your wives, just as also Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her,
Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among whom the Holy Spirit has appointed you as overseers, to shepherd the church of God, which He purchased with His own blood.
This is so that God's multi-faceted wisdom may now be made known through the church to the rulers and authorities in the heavens.
And God has placed these in the church: first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, next, miracles, then gifts of healing, helping, managing, various kinds of languages.
to make her holy, cleansing her in the washing of water by the word.
He did this to present the church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but holy and blameless.
But if I should be delayed, [I have written] so that you will know how people ought to act in God's household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
So the church throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace, being built up and walking in the fear of the Lord and in the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, and it increased in numbers.
So Peter was kept in prison, but prayer was being made earnestly to God for him by the church.
Don't you have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you look down on the church of God and embarrass those who have nothing? What should I say to you? Should I praise you? I do not praise you for this!
- Universal (10 instances)
- Body Of Christ, The Church
- Christ, The Head Of The Church
- Church Authority, Of Jesus Christ
- Church Of God
- Church, Titles Of
- Communication In Marriage
- Going To Church
- Head As Chief
- Husband And Wife
- Love And Relationships
- Love Marriage
- Loving Your Wife
- Names And Titles For The Church
- Perfection, Human