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Arrogance, In The Church

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found unto you such as you desire not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, conceit, tumults:

Being Earnest For The Church

2 Corinthians 11:28-29

Besides those things that are outside, that which comes upon me daily, the care of all the churches.

Destruction Of The Church

Acts 8:3

As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering into every house, and dragging off men and women committed them to prison.

Discipline Of The Church

1 Timothy 1:3

As I besought you to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that you might charge some that they teach no other doctrine,

elders, in the church

Acts 15:4

And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received of the church, and of the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.

Joy, Of The Church

Luke 2:8-11

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.

Prophesying In The Church

Joel 2:28

And it shall come to pass afterward, 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 that, they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught. But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children 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 foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

The Church Scattered

Acts 8:1-3

And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea 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 you shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall you scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:

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1 Corinthians 14:34

Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be submissive, as also says the law.

1 Corinthians 7:17

But as God has distributed to every man, as the Lord has called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.

1 Corinthians 14:5

I would that you all spoke with tongues, but rather that you prophesied: for greater is he that prophesies than he that speaks with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.

Romans 16:16

Greet one another with a holy kiss. The churches of Christ greet you.

1 Corinthians 14:4

He that speaks in an unknown tongue edifies himself; but he that prophesies edifies the church.

Acts 11:26

And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that for a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught many people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.

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Armies » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is she that looks forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and awesome as an army with banners?

Daniel 8:10-13

And it grew great, even to the host of heaven; and it cast down some of the host and of the stars to the ground, and stamped upon them. Yea, he magnified himself even to the prince of the host, and by him the daily sacrifice was taken away, and the place of his sanctuary was cast down. And a host was given him to oppose the daily sacrifice by reason of transgression, and it cast down the truth to the ground; and it did this, and prospered. read more.
Then I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said unto that certain saint who spoke, How long shall be the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, and the transgression of desolation, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trodden under foot?

Song of Songs 6:4

You are beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, lovely as Jerusalem, awesome as an army with banners.

Candlestick » Illustrative of » The church

Revelation 1:20

The mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven lampstands which you saw are the seven churches.

Revelation 1:13

And in the midst of the seven lampstands one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girded about the breast with a golden belt.

The church » Unity of

The church » God defends

Psalm 89:18

For the LORD is our defense; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.

Isaiah 4:5

And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night: for upon all the glory shall be a covering.

Isaiah 49:25

But thus says the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contends with you, and I will save your children.

The church » Christ, the foundation-stone of

1 Peter 2:4-5

To whom coming, as unto a living stone, rejected indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious, You also, as living stones, are built up into a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

The church » Extent of, predicted

Isaiah 2:2

And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it.

Daniel 2:34-35

You saw till a stone was cut out without hands, which struck the image upon its feet that were of iron and clay, and broke them to pieces. Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were crushed together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, so that no place was found for them: and the stone that struck the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.

Ezekiel 17:22-24

Thus says the Lord GOD; I will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one, and will plant it upon a high and prominent mountain: In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a splendid cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every sort; in the shadow of its branches shall they dwell. And all the trees of the field shall know that I the LORD have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish: I the LORD have spoken and have done it.

The church » Purchased by the blood of Christ

The church » Is edified by the word

1 Corinthians 14:4

He that speaks in an unknown tongue edifies himself; but he that prophesies edifies the church.

1 Corinthians 14:13

Therefore let him that speaks in an unknown tongue pray that he may interpret.

The church » Sanctified and cleansed by Christ

Ephesians 5:26-27

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.

The church » Loved by Christ

The church » The wicked persecute

Acts 8:1-3

And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him. As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering into every house, and dragging off men and women committed them to prison.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-15

For you, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus: for you also have suffered the same things of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews: Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:

The church » Believers continually added to, by the lord

Acts 2:27

Because you will not leave my soul in hades, neither will you allow your Holy One to see corruption.

The church » God provides ministers for

Ephesians 4:11-12

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for 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

Moreover, brethren, we want you to know of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia;

The church » Christ, the head of

The church » Glorious

The church » Subject to Christ

Ephesians 5:24

Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

The church » Saints baptized into, by one spirit

The church » Not to be despised

1 Corinthians 11:22

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.

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

The church » Belongs to God

The church » Elect

1 Peter 5:13

The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, greets you; and so does Mark my son.

The church » Shews forth the praises of God

Isaiah 60:6

The multitude of camels shall cover your land, the young camels of Midian and Ephah; all they from Sheba shall come: they shall bring gold and incense; and they shall show forth the praises of the LORD.

The church » Ministers commanded to feed

Palm trees » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 7:7-8

This your stature is like to a palm tree, and your breasts to its clusters. I said, I will go up to the palm tree, I will take hold of its branches: may also your breasts be as clusters of the vine, and the fragrance of your breath like apples;

spiritual Peace » Promised to » The church

Isaiah 66:12

For thus says the LORD, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream: then shall you nurse, you shall be borne upon her sides, and be dandled upon her knees.

Pillars » Illustrative of » The church

Intercessory prayer » Should be offered up for » The church

Isaiah 62:6-7

I have set watchmen upon your walls, O Jerusalem, who shall never hold their peace day nor night: you that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence. And give him no rest, till he establishes, and till he makes 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 because of the multitude of men and cattle in it: For I, says the LORD, 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

Your two breasts are like two fawns, twins of a gazelle, which feed among the lilies.

Song of Songs 7:3

Your two breasts are like two fawns that are twins of a gazelle.

Showbread » Illustrative of » The church