The church is a community of believers in Christ united in faith and common life.
NT images of the church
The body of Christ Ro 12:4-5 Also see: 1Co 12:12,27; Eph 3:6; 5:23; Col 1:18,24; 2:19; 3:15
God’s building or temple 1Co 3:16-17 Also see: 1Co 3:10; 2Co 6:16; Eph 2:21-22; Heb 3:6; 10:21; 1Pe 2:5
A plant or vine Jn 15:1-8 Also see: Ro 11:17-24; 1Co 3:6-8
Jesus Christ’s flock Jn 10:14-16 Also see: Mt 25:33; Lk 12:32; Ac 20:28-29; 1Pe 5:2-4
The bride of Christ Rev 21:2 Also see: Eph 5:25-27,31-32; Rev 19:7; 22:17
God’s household or family Eph 2:19 Also see: Jn 8:35-36; Gal 6:10; Eph 3:15; 1Ti 3:15; Heb 2:11; 1Pe 2:17; 4:17
Give your hearts to Jesus, or renew your commitment today!
Say this prayer: Father in heaven, Thank you for sending your Son Jesus Christ to die on the cross for the forgiveness of my sin. Lord Jesus, please forgive me for all of my sins. Come into my heart, and be my Lord and Savior. Please, help me live for you and fill me with your Holy Spirit. In the name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.