Why the church is OF Christ
WHO IS ITS FOUNDER AND BUILDER? - MATTHEW 16:18 NKJV
18" And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it."
WHO IS ITS HEAD? - EPHESIANS 1:22-23 NKJV
22 "And He put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be head over all things to the church, 23 which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all".
WHO IS ITS FOUNDATION? - 1 CORINTHIANS 3:11 NKJV
11 "For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ."
WHO IS ITS SAVIOR? - EPHESIANS 5:23 NKJV
23 "For the husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body."
WHO IS ITS HIGH PRIEST? - HEBREWS 4:15 NKJV
15 "For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin."
WHO IS ITS ADVOCATE? - 1 JOHN 2:1-2 NKJV
2 "My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. 2 And He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world."
WHO IS ITS LAWGIVER? - GALATIANS 6:2 NKJV
2 "Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ."
WHO IS ITS CREED? - MATTHEW 16:16 NKJV
16 "Simon Peter answered and said, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”
WHO IS ITS HUSBAND? - 2 CORINTHIANS 11:2 NKJV
2 "For I am jealous for you with godly jealousy. For I have betrothed you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ."
WHO IS ITS HOPE? - COLOSSIANS 1:27 NKJV
27 "To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: [a]which is Christ in you, the hope of glory."
WHO IS ITS PURPOSE FOR LOVING? - PHILIPPIANS 1:21 NKJV
21 "For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain."
WHO IS ITS PURCHASER? - ACTS 20:28 NKJV
28 "Therefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church [a]of God which He purchased with His own blood."
WHO IS ITS INTERCESSOR? - HEBREWS 7:25 NKJV
25 "Therefore He is also able to save [a]to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them."
WHO IS ITS PEACE? - ROMANS 5:1 NKJV
5 "Therefore, having been justified by faith, [a]we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,"
WHO IS ITS PROVIDER? - JOHN 10:10 NKJV
10 "The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly."