The Church Universal
Most Relevant Verses
And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overpower it!
and assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of righteous [people] made perfect,
and he subjected all [things] under his feet and gave him [as] head over all [things] to the church,
because [the] husband is [the] head of the wife, as also Christ [is the] head of the church (he himself [being the] Savior of the body).
and he himself is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he himself may become first in everything,
Now I rejoice in my sufferings on behalf of you, and I fill up in my flesh what is lacking of the afflictions of Christ, on behalf of his body which is the church,
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for her;
Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock among which the Holy Spirit has appointed you [as] overseers, to shepherd the church of God which he obtained through the blood of his own [Son].
in order that the many-sided wisdom of God might be made known now to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly [places] through the church,
and whom God has appointed in the church: first, apostles, second, prophets, third, teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, helps, administrations, kinds of tongues.
in order that he might sanctify her by cleansing [her] with the washing of water by the word;
in order that he might present to himself the church glorious, not having a spot or wrinkle or any such [thing], but that she may be holy and blameless.
But if I am delayed, [I am writing] in order that you may know how one must conduct oneself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and mainstay of the truth.
Then the church throughout all of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being strengthened. And living in the fear of the Lord and the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it was increasing [in numbers].
Thus Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer was fervently being made to God by the church for him.
For do you not have houses for eating and drinking? Or do you despise the church of God and humiliate those who do not have [anything]? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you? In this I will not praise [you]!
- 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