25 Bible Verses about The Church Universal
Most Relevant Verses
And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.
and congregation of the firstborn, who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous, who have been made perfect,
And God put all things under Christ's feet, and he gave him to the church as head over all things.
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.
He is the head of the body, the church, as well as the beginning, the firstborn from among the dead, so that he himself may become first in all things.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and I fill up in my physical body -- for the sake of his body, the church -- what is lacking in the sufferings of Christ.
Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her
For no one has ever hated his own body but he feeds it and takes care of it, just as Christ also does the church,
This mystery is great -- but I am actually speaking with reference to Christ and the church.
Watch out for yourselves and for all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God that he obtained with the blood of his own Son.
The purpose of this enlightenment is that through the church the multifaceted wisdom of God should now be disclosed to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly realms.
And God has placed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, gifts of healing, helps, gifts of leadership, different kinds of tongues.
to him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.
to sanctify her by cleansing her with the washing of the water by the word,
so that he may present the church to himself as glorious -- not having a stain or wrinkle, or any such blemish, but holy and blameless.
in case I am delayed, to let you know how people ought to conduct themselves in the household of God, because it is the church of the living God, the support and bulwark of the truth.
Great fear gripped the whole church and all who heard about these things.
For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
For you have heard of my former way of life in Judaism, how I was savagely persecuting the church of God and trying to destroy it.
In my zeal for God I persecuted the church. According to the righteousness stipulated in the law I was blameless.
But Saul was trying to destroy the church; entering one house after another, he dragged off both men and women and put them in prison.
Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria experienced peace and thus was strengthened. Living in the fear of the Lord and in the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, the church increased in numbers.
So Peter was kept in prison, but those in the church were earnestly praying to God for him.
Do you not have houses so that you can eat and drink? Or are you trying to show contempt for the church of God by shaming those who have nothing? What should I say to you? Should I praise you? I will not praise you for this!
Do not give offense to Jews or Greeks or to the church of God,
- 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