Church Nature

  1. Visible (organization) made up of believers based on their verbal testimony & baptism.
  2. Invisible (organism) made up of all people regenerated and baptized by Holy Spirit.
    1. Christ spoke of building “church” not “churches”, Matthew 16:18
    2. Paul was grieved because he persecuted “the church”, Acts 8:3; I Corinthians 15:9; Galatians 1:13; Philippians 3:6
    3. Christ gave himself & loved the “church”, Ephesians 5:25-27.
    4. Christ is head of “the Church”, Ephesians 1:22; 5:23; Colossians 1:16-18
    5. Grows into a Holy Temple, Ephesians 2:21-22
Last updated Friday, March 13, 2009 4:09 AM PST

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