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« on: March 21, 2013, 08:23:52 AM »
Here's the church! Here's the stepple! Open the door! And there are alot of lost people!
"...to make all men see"(Ephesians 3:9)

We don't change God's message -- His message changes us.

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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2013, 11:41:55 AM »
It's been said that much of the church is like cement, all mixed up and hardened by traditions.
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We don't change God's message -- His message changes us.

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Re: Here's the church...
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2013, 08:40:36 AM »
It takes a relationship with Jesus to enter His kingdom.  :)

BTW, when you say "the church," exactly what do you mean?
a) the Body of Christ
b) those who go to church
c) church memberships


The Body of Christ is most likely to go to church. Therefore, you are most likely to find the Body of Christ in church, although it's not a 100% guarantee.
"So then, stand firm and hold to the traditions :o which you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter" (2 Thessalonians 2:15).

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« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2013, 10:48:50 AM »
Maybe B & C
"...to make all men see"(Ephesians 3:9)

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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2013, 12:33:59 PM »

Some would rather we remain babes, but God would have us to be no more children

 
Ephesians 4:14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;
 
It's time to grow up into Him in all things!
 
Ephesians 4:15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

Ephesians 4:16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.
"...to make all men see"(Ephesians 3:9)

We don't change God's message -- His message changes us.

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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2013, 12:57:16 PM »

The church, the Body of Christ, is not a building or a religious organization.

1 Corinthians 12:27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.

Ephesians 1:22 And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,

Ephesians 1:23 Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.
 
Colossians 1:24 Who 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:
"...to make all men see"(Ephesians 3:9)

We don't change God's message -- His message changes us.

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Re: Here's the church...
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2013, 08:41:25 PM »
The church is all those in body of Christ no more and no less.
http://www.frontiernet.net/~montereyfwb/CHURCH.htm
Isaiah 48:18,Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

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« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2013, 06:37:37 PM »
"...to make all men see"(Ephesians 3:9)

We don't change God's message -- His message changes us.

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« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2013, 06:38:19 PM »
I do know this...Mankind prefer the watered down Gospel..They want the emotional..for the moment feel good..Then after that passes ..what next.....Man is depraved today...Believing another Gospel..They do not want Christs Provision Alone..The want Faith Plus works...They want to be in charge of what the Believe he requires today(Its all about I will, I will, I will..They want to perform, they want to feel they have earned their position..They will not Trust Christ Alone..It is a sad sad day..
"...to make all men see"(Ephesians 3:9)

We don't change God's message -- His message changes us.

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Re: Here's the church...
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2013, 06:53:54 PM »
YUK

I know. You cannot stand the truth.
The church is all those in body of Christ no more and no less.
http://www.frontiernet.net/~montereyfwb/CHURCH.htm
Isaiah 48:18,Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.