By Rev. Dr. Curian Kaniyamparambil
The Church is the house of God (Eph. 2:19, 2 Cori. 6:16; 1 Cori 3:9).
It is the basis of Truth and pillar (Eph 2:19 22, 2 Cori. 6:16).
Jesus Christ owns it (Mat 16:18) I will build my church.
It is the body of Jesus Christ - (Eph 1:23 ,30, Col 1:18, 24).
Jesus is the head of the Church (Eph 5:23, Col 1:23).
Church is the bride of Jesus Christ - (Eph 5:32).
Jesus Christ is the Church's corner stone (1 Cori 3:11, Eph 2:20, 1 Peter2:4,6).
He purchased it with His own blood (Acts 20:28).
Christ gave the Church power (John 20:21).
Jesus appoints administrator of His Church (Mat 16:18, John 21:15-17, Acts 20:28).
Jesus Christ gave the Holy Spirit to the Church (Acts 2)
The Holy Spirit will guide the church in all truth (John 16:13).
Church is subjected to Jesus Christ (Eph 5:24, Roma 7:4).
Church will reveal the wisdom of God (Eph 3: 10, 11)
God makes the Church grow (Cori. 3:6).
The church is all the above. This is why the apostles added the baptized to the church, so that they may be saved. The apostles wrote the epistles to the members of the church in order to enlighten them.
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