The other day I went out back in the hard woods and there were deer trails coming and going in all directions. There seemed to be more traffic on one, I think this one led to and fro from their bedding area to their food and drinking area and the others were trails of wandering back and forth. This reminds me of how it is with us humans, we have more trails and time spend in wondering. We are wandering souls searching for something to fill our needs physically and neglect our soul; we need to spend more time travelling on the trail that leads us into God’s word to obtain spiritual food and drink, so lets have a main trail that is evident for others to see.
What does the Bible say about the Church. In the next few blogs we are going to look into the Scriptures to see some things it tells us about the assembling of believers, the church.
1 Timothy 3:15But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth. The church belongs to the living God and is the pillar and ground of the truth! Eph.1:23; Col.1:24. Col.1:24Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body’s sake, which is the church: The church is the body of Christ! 1 Cor.3:11; Eph.2:20; 1 Peter 2:4-5. 1Peter 2:4To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious,
5Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. The church is built upon the foundation of Christ! [ to be continued ]