The Church Universal
Most Relevant Verses
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.
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,
And has put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,
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.
And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.
Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.
To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,
And God has set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helpers, administrators, various kinds of tongues.
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.
But if I tarry long, that you may know how you ought to behave yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
Then had the churches rest throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, were multiplied.
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.
What? have you not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise you the church of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.
- 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