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Arrogance, In The Church

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear lest perhaps coming I find you not such as I wish, and that I be found by you such as ye do not wish: lest there might be strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, evil speakings, whisperings, puffings up, disturbances;

Being Earnest For The Church

2 Corinthians 11:28-29

Besides those things that are without, the crowd of cares pressing on me daily, the burden of all the assemblies.

Destruction Of The Church

Acts 8:3

But Saul ravaged the assembly, entering into the houses one after another, and dragging off both men and women delivered them up to prison.

Discipline Of The Church

1 Timothy 1:3

Even as I begged thee to remain in Ephesus, when I was going to Macedonia, that thou mightest enjoin some not to teach other doctrines,

elders, in the church

Acts 15:4

And being arrived at Jerusalem, they were received by the assembly, and the apostles, and the elders, and related all that God had wrought with them.

Joy, Of The Church

Luke 2:8-11

And there were shepherds in that country abiding without, and keeping watch by night over their flock.

Prophesying In The Church

Joel 2:28

And it shall come to pass afterwards that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.

Teaching In The Church

Acts 5:21

And when they heard it, they entered very early into the temple and taught. And when the high priest was come, and they that were with him, they called together the council and all the elderhood of the sons of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.

The Church As The Elect

Ephesians 1:4-13

according as he has chosen us in him before the world's foundation, that we should be holy and blameless before him in love;

The Church Scattered

Acts 8:1-3

And Saul was consenting to his being killed. And on that day there arose a great persecution against the assembly which was in Jerusalem, and all were scattered into the countries of Judaea and Samaria except the apostles.

Wise Men In The Church

Matthew 23:34

Therefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes; and some of them ye will kill and crucify, and some of them ye will scourge in your synagogues, and will persecute from city to city;

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1 Corinthians 14:34

Let your women be silent in the assemblies, for it is not permitted to them to speak; but to be in subjection, as the law also says.

1 Corinthians 7:17

However, as the Lord has divided to each, as God has called each, so let him walk; and thus I ordain in all the assemblies.

1 Corinthians 14:5

Now I desire that ye should all speak with tongues, but rather that ye should prophesy. But greater is he that prophesies than he that speaks with tongues, unless he interpret, that the assembly may receive edification.

Romans 16:16

Salute one another with a holy kiss. All the assemblies of Christ salute you.

1 Corinthians 14:4

He that speaks with a tongue edifies himself; but he that prophesies edifies the assembly.

Acts 11:26

And having found him, he brought him to Antioch. And so it was with them that for a whole year they were gathered together in the assembly and taught a large crowd: and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.

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Armies » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is she that looketh forth as the dawn, Fair as the moon, clear as the sun, Terrible as troops with banners?

Daniel 8:10-13

And it became great, even to the host of heaven; and it cast down some of the host and of the stars to the ground, and trampled upon them. (And he magnified himself even to the prince of the host, and from him the continual sacrifice was taken away, and the place of his sanctuary was cast down. And a time of trial was appointed unto the continual sacrifice by reason of transgression.) And it cast down the truth to the ground; and it practised and prospered. read more.
And I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said unto that one who spoke, How long shall be the vision of the continual sacrifice and of the transgression that maketh desolate, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trodden down under foot?

Song of Songs 6:4

Thou art fair, my love, as Tirzah, Comely as Jerusalem, Terrible as troops with banners:

Candlestick » Illustrative of » The church

Revelation 1:20

The mystery of the seven stars which thou hast seen on my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are angels of the seven assemblies; and the seven lamps are seven assemblies.

Revelation 1:13

and in the midst of the seven lamps one like the Son of man, clothed with a garment reaching to the feet, and girt about at the breasts with a golden girdle:

The church » Unity of

The church » God defends

Psalm 89:18

For Jehovah is our shield, and the Holy One of Israel, our king.

Isaiah 4:5

And Jehovah will create over every dwelling-place of mount Zion, and over its convocations, a cloud by day and a smoke, and the brightness of a flame of fire by night: for over all the glory shall be a covering.

Isaiah 49:25

For thus saith Jehovah: Even the captive of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered; and I will strive with him that striveth with thee, and I will save thy children.

The church » Christ, the foundation-stone of

1 Peter 2:4-5

To whom coming, a living stone, cast away indeed as worthless by men, but with God chosen, precious, yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

The church » Extent of, predicted

Isaiah 2:2

And it shall come to pass in the end of days, that the mountain of Jehovah's house shall be established on the top of the mountains, and shall be lifted up above the hills; and all the nations shall flow unto it.

Daniel 2:34-35

Thou sawest till a stone was cut out without hands; and it smote the image upon its feet of iron and clay, and broke them to pieces. Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold broken in pieces together, and they became like the chaff of the summer threshing-floors; and the wind carried them away, and no place was found for them. And the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.

Ezekiel 17:22-24

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: I will also take of the highest branch of the lofty cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of its young shoots a tender one, and I will plant it upon a high and eminent mountain: upon the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it; and it shall bring forth branches, and bear fruit, and become a noble cedar; and under it shall dwell all birds of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell. And all the trees of the field shall know that I Jehovah have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and made the dry tree to flourish: I Jehovah have spoken, and will do it.

The church » Purchased by the blood of Christ

The church » Is edified by the word

1 Corinthians 14:4

He that speaks with a tongue edifies himself; but he that prophesies edifies the assembly.

1 Corinthians 14:13

Wherefore let him that speaks with a tongue pray that he may interpret.

The church » Sanctified and cleansed by Christ

Ephesians 5:26-27

in order that he might sanctify it, purifying it by the washing of water by the word, that he might present the assembly to himself glorious, having no spot, or wrinkle, or any of such things; but that it might be holy and blameless.

The church » Loved by Christ

The church » The wicked persecute

Acts 8:1-3

And Saul was consenting to his being killed. And on that day there arose a great persecution against the assembly which was in Jerusalem, and all were scattered into the countries of Judaea and Samaria except the apostles. And pious men buried Stephen and made great lamentation over him. But Saul ravaged the assembly, entering into the houses one after another, and dragging off both men and women delivered them up to prison.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-15

For ye, brethren, have become imitators of the assemblies of God which are in Judaea in Christ Jesus; for ye also have suffered the same things of your own countrymen as also they of the Jews, who have both slain the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and have driven us out by persecution, and do not please God, and are against all men,

The church » Believers continually added to, by the lord

Acts 2:27

for thou wilt not leave my soul in hades, nor wilt thou give thy gracious one to see corruption.

The church » God provides ministers for

Ephesians 4:11-12

and he has given some apostles, and some prophets, and some evangelists, and some shepherds and teachers, for the perfecting of the saints; with a view to the work of the ministry, with a view to the edifying of the body of Christ;

The church » The body of Christ

The church » The object of the grace of God

2 Corinthians 8:1

But we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God bestowed in the assemblies of Macedonia;

The church » Christ, the head of

The church » Glorious

The church » Subject to Christ

Ephesians 5:24

But even as the assembly is subjected to the Christ, so also wives to their own husbands in everything.

The church » Saints baptized into, by one spirit

The church » Not to be despised

1 Corinthians 11:22

Have ye not then houses for eating and drinking? or do ye despise the assembly of God, and put to shame them who have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you? In this point I do not praise.

The church » Defiling of, will be punished

The church » Clothed in righteousness

The church » Glory to be ascribed to God by

The church » Displays the wisdom of God

Ephesians 3:10

in order that now to the principalities and authorities in the heavenlies might be made known through the assembly the all-various wisdom of God,

The church » Belongs to God

The church » Elect

The church » Shews forth the praises of God

Isaiah 60:6

A multitude of camels shall cover thee, young camels of Midian and Ephah; all they from Sheba shall come: they shall bring gold and incense; and they shall publish the praises of Jehovah.

The church » Ministers commanded to feed

Palm trees » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 7:7-8

This thy stature is like to a palm-tree, And thy breasts to grape clusters. I said, I will go up to the palm-tree, I will take hold of the boughs thereof; And thy breasts shall indeed be like clusters of the vine, And the fragrance of thy nose like apples,

spiritual Peace » Promised to » The church

Isaiah 66:12

For thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the nations like an overflowing torrent; and ye shall suck, ye shall be carried upon the side, and be dandled upon the knees.

Pillars » Illustrative of » The church

Intercessory prayer » Should be offered up for » The church

Isaiah 62:6-7

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, Jerusalem; all the day and all the night they shall never hold their peace: ye that put Jehovah in remembrance, keep not silence, and give him no rest, till he establish, and till he make Jerusalem a praise in the earth.

Protection » Is afforded to » The church

Zechariah 2:4-5

and said unto him, Run, speak to this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls for the multitude of men and cattle therein; and I, saith Jehovah, I will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.

The roe » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 4:5

Thy two breasts are like two fawns, twins of a gazelle, Which feed among the lilies.

Song of Songs 7:3

Thy two breasts are like two fawns, twins of a gazelle;

Showbread » Illustrative of » The church