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63 Bible Verses about The church

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1 Corinthians 14:34

Your women in the assemblies let them be silent, for it hath not been permitted to them to speak, but to be subject, as also the law saith;

1 Corinthians 7:17

if not, as God did distribute to each, as the Lord hath called each -- so let him walk; and thus in all the assemblies do I direct:

1 Corinthians 14:5

and I wish you all to speak with tongues, and more that ye may prophecy, for greater is he who is prophesying than he who is speaking with tongues, except one may interpret, that the assembly may receive edification.

Romans 16:16

salute one another in a holy kiss; the assemblies of Christ do salute you.

1 Corinthians 14:4

he who is speaking in an unknown tongue, himself doth edify, and he who is prophesying, an assembly doth edify;

Acts 11:26

and having found him, he brought him to Antioch, and it came to pass that they a whole year did assemble together in the assembly, and taught a great multitude, the disciples also were divinely called first in Antioch Christians.

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Armies » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is this that is looking forth as morning, Fair as the moon -- clear as the sun, Awe-inspiring as bannered hosts?'

Daniel 8:10-13

yea, it exerteth unto the host of the heavens, and causeth to fall to the earth of the host, and of the stars, and trampleth them down. And unto the prince of the host it exerteth itself, and by it taken away hath been the continual sacrifice, and thrown down the base of his sanctuary. And the host is given up, with the continual sacrifice, through transgression, and it throweth down truth to the earth, and it hath worked, and prospered. read more.
And I hear a certain holy one speaking, and a certain holy one saith to the wonderful numberer who is speaking: Till when is the vision of the continual sacrifice, and of the transgression, an astonishment, to make both sanctuary and host a treading down?

Song of Songs 6:4

Fair art thou, my friend, as Tirzah, Comely as Jerusalem, Awe-inspiring as bannered hosts.

Candlestick » Illustrative of » The church

Revelation 1:20

the secret of the seven stars that thou hast seen upon my right hand, and the seven golden lamp-stands: the seven stars are messengers of the seven assemblies, and the seven lamp-stands that thou hast seen are seven assemblies.

Revelation 1:13

and in the midst of the seven lamp-stands, one like to a son of man, clothed to the foot, and girt round at the breast with a golden girdle,

The church » Unity of

The church » God defends

Psalm 89:18

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

Isaiah 4:5

Then hath Jehovah prepared Over every fixed place of Mount Zion, And over her convocations, A cloud by day, and smoke, And the shining of a flaming fire by night, That, over all honour a safe-guard,

Isaiah 49:25

For thus said Jehovah: Even the captive of the mighty is taken, And the prey of the terrible is delivered, And with thy striver I strive, and thy sons I save.

The church » Christ, the foundation-stone of

1 Peter 2:4-5

to whom coming -- a living stone -- by men, indeed, having been disapproved of, but with God choice, precious, and ye yourselves, as living stones, are built up, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

The church » Extent of, predicted

Isaiah 2:2

And it hath come to pass, In the latter end of the days, Established is the mount of Jehovah's house, Above the top of the mounts, And it hath been lifted up above the heights, And flowed unto it have all the nations.

Daniel 2:34-35

Thou wast looking till that a stone hath been cut out without hands, and it hath smitten the image on its feet, that are of iron and of clay, and it hath broken them small; then broken small together have been the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, and they have been as chaff from the summer threshing-floor, and carried them away hath the wind, and no place hath been found for them: and the stone that smote the image hath become a great mountain, and hath filled all the land.

Ezekiel 17:22-24

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: I have taken of the foliage of the high cedar, And I have set it, From the top of its tender shoots a tender one I crop, And I -- I have planted it on a mountain high and lofty. In a mountain -- the high place of Israel, I plant it, And it hath borne boughs, and yielded fruit, And become a goodly cedar, And dwelt under it have all birds of every wing, In the shade of its thin shoots they dwell. And known have all trees of the field That I, Jehovah, have made low the high tree, I have set on high the low tree, I have dried up the moist tree, And I have caused the dry tree to flourish, I, Jehovah, 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 who is speaking in an unknown tongue, himself doth edify, and he who is prophesying, an assembly doth edify;

1 Corinthians 14:13

wherefore he who is speaking in an unknown tongue -- let him pray that he may interpret;

The church » Sanctified and cleansed by Christ

Ephesians 5:26-27

that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it with the bathing of the water in the saying, that he might present it to himself the assembly in glory, not having spot or wrinkle, or any of such things, but that it may be holy and unblemished;

The church » Loved by Christ

The church » The wicked persecute

Acts 8:1-3

And Saul was assenting to his death, and there came in that day a great persecution upon the assembly in Jerusalem, all also were scattered abroad in the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles; and devout men carried away Stephen, and made great lamentation over him; and Saul was making havoc of the assembly, into every house entering, and haling men and women, was giving them up to prison;

1 Thessalonians 2:14-15

for ye became imitators, brethren, of the assemblies of God that are in Judea in Christ Jesus, because such things ye suffered, even ye, from your own countrymen, as also they from the Jews, who did both put to death the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and did persecute us, and God they are not pleasing, and to all men are contrary,

The church » Believers continually added to, by the lord

Acts 2:27

because Thou wilt not leave my soul to hades, nor wilt Thou give Thy Kind One to see corruption;

The church » God provides ministers for

Ephesians 4:11-12

and He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as proclaimers of good news, and some as shepherds and teachers, unto the perfecting of the saints, for a work of ministration, for a building up of the body of the Christ,

The church » The body of Christ

The church » The object of the grace of God

2 Corinthians 8:1

And we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God, that hath been given 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 subject to Christ, so also are the 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

why, have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or the assembly of God do ye despise, and shame those not having? what may I say to you? shall I praise you in this? 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

that there might be made known now to the principalities and the authorities in the heavenly places, through the assembly, the manifold wisdom of God,

The church » Belongs to God

The church » Elect

The church » Shews forth the praises of God

Isaiah 60:6

A company of camels covereth thee, Dromedaries of Midian and Ephah, All of them from Sheba do come, Gold and frankincense they bear, And of the praises of Jehovah they proclaim the tidings.

The church » Ministers commanded to feed

Palm trees » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 7:7-8

This thy stature hath been like to a palm, And thy breasts to clusters. I said, 'Let me go up on the palm, Let me lay hold on its boughs, Yea, let thy breasts be, I pray thee, as clusters of the vine, And the fragrance of thy face as citrons,

spiritual Peace » Promised to » The church

Isaiah 66:12

For thus said Jehovah: 'Lo, I am stretching out to her peace as a river, And as an overflowing stream the honour of nations, And ye have sucked, on the side ye are carried, And on the knees ye are dandled.

Pillars » Illustrative of » The church

Intercessory prayer » Should be offered up for » The church

Isaiah 62:6-7

'On thy walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen, All the day, and all the night, Continually, they are not silent.' O ye remembrancers of Jehovah, Keep not silence for yourselves, And give not silence to Him, Till He establish, and till He make Jerusalem A praise in the earth.

Protection » Is afforded to » The church

Zechariah 2:4-5

and he saith unto him, 'Run, speak unto this young man, saying: Unwalled villages inhabit doth Jerusalem, From the abundance of man and beast in her midst. And I -- I am to her -- an affirmation of Jehovah, A wall of fire round about, And for honour I am in her midst.

The roe » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 4:5

Thy two breasts are as two fawns, Twins of a roe, that are feeding among lilies.

Song of Songs 7:3

Thy two breasts as two young ones, twins of a roe,

Showbread » Illustrative of » The church

1 Corinthians 5:7

cleanse out, therefore, the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, according as ye are unleavened, for also our passover for us was sacrificed -- Christ,

Topics on The church

Arrogance, In The Church

2 Corinthians 12:20

for I fear lest, having come, not such as I wish I may find you, and I -- I may be found by you such as ye do not wish, lest there be strifes, envyings, wraths, revelries, evil-speakings, whisperings, puffings up, insurrections,

Being Earnest For The Church

2 Corinthians 11:28-29

apart from the things without -- the crowding upon me that is daily -- the care of all the assemblies.

Destruction Of The Church

Acts 8:3

and Saul was making havoc of the assembly, into every house entering, and haling men and women, was giving them up to prison;

Discipline Of The Church

1 Timothy 1:3

according as I did exhort thee to remain in Ephesus -- I going on to Macedonia -- that thou mightest charge certain not to teach any other thing,

elders, in the church

Acts 15:4

And having come to Jerusalem, they were received by the assembly, and the apostles, and the elders, they declared also as many things as God did with them;

Joined To The Church

Ephesians 2:21

in whom all the building fitly framed together doth increase to an holy sanctuary in the Lord,

Joy, Of The Church

Luke 2:8-11

And there were shepherds in the same region, lodging in the field, and keeping the night-watches over their flock,

Prophesying In The Church

Joel 2:28

And it hath come to pass afterwards, I do pour out My Spirit on all flesh, And prophesied have your sons and your daughters, Your old men do dream dreams, Your young men do see visions.

Teaching In The Church

Acts 5:21

and having heard, they did enter at the dawn into the temple, and were teaching. And the chief priest having come, and those with him, they called together the sanhedrim and all the senate of the sons of Israel, and they sent to the prison to have them brought,

The Church As The Elect

Ephesians 1:4-13

according as He did choose us in him before the foundation of the world, for our being holy and unblemished before Him, in love,

The Church Scattered

Acts 8:1-3

And Saul was assenting to his death, and there came in that day a great persecution upon the assembly in Jerusalem, all also were scattered abroad in the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles;

Wise Men In The Church

Matthew 23:34

'Because of this, lo, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes, and of them ye will kill and crucify, and of them ye will scourge in your synagogues, and will pursue from city to city;