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Is The Church A Building

Why do so many have the mentality the CHURCH is a building they go to, instead of knowing the CHURCH are the PEOPLE who are THE BODY OF CHRIST?

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Hello Sis.Rita so happy to see you are always such a wonderful inspiration wow! Yes people who love Jesus will worship him in the beauty of holiness which can be at a underground group of Christians sharing,shelter, hospice,neighbor who lives under the freeway wherever Jesus is there!! He is real! Love your text myself...Elena
---Elena_95555 on 7/20/16


Steveng, I have some more questions, please answer the 1st set below. Or I will have to accept that you are running a home church.

1. What is the difference between fellowship and Bible study? (I believe you all were not talking about sports)

2. Note how you said:
//then invite them to our home for fellowship with our friends and family. It's God who leads the non-christian to us.---Steveng on 7/17/16

So when does the non-Christian become one of your friends?

3. How low can the non-Christians keep coming to your house even if they reject Jesus, but want to visit you all?

A month? 4 month? 12 months?
5 years?

What time is your house doors opened for the non-Christian people? 9 to 5
---Nicole_Lacey on 7/19/16


Steveng, what a great answer to quote Matthew 18:20. There are underground churches in some countries where it is illegal to have Christian gatherings. It is illegal to BE a Christian and, if found, they are executed.

Two or three can be in a cave, a factory canteen, an office, one's own home etc. This is what God means my 'My Church"

"There I am in the midst of them". If we cannot believe His words we really do have a problem.
---Rita_H on 7/19/16


Nicole_Lacey, you are too worldly. God brings us together. He chooses the number for whatever purpose he wants to achieve. Jesus says "wherever two or more are gathered in his name there shall I be" whether it's in a home, a park or at the local cafe. Try not to think worldly, but instead spiritually.
---Steveng on 7/18/16


\\"St. Benedict's Rule (A.D. 529) for the Benedictine Order prescribed hospitality foot-washing in addition to a communal foot-washing for humility."\\

A monastery is NOT a parish church.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/19/16




Nicole: "Jerry, God used OTHER PEOPLE and His Church to bring you your knees for Jesus. You didn't find Jesus in YOUR house."

Not so. It is the Holy Spirit that convicts of sin - not other people or the church. They can help, but they're not in charge. And yes, it was in my house that I became convicted of the truth of Jesus' condescension and my guilt.


"God is EVERYONE's God, not just your God!
God will get someone else to spread the Gospel since you are UNWILLING."

I agree that God is everyone's. What makes you think I don't? Why do you contend that I am unwilling? I am part of the the movement that proclaims the everlasting gospel (Rev 14:6).

---Jerry6593 on 7/19/16


Steveng, so YOU ARE using a BUILDING!
Why not fellowship outside?
More can gather outside with your friends and family.

Do you have a limit on how many people can fellowship with you, your family and friends? Who determines the limit? House size determines the limit?

Or do you limit your family and friends to fellowship with your new friend to talk about Jesus?

Who decides who can join your little fellowship at your house? Why?
What's the criteria in determining who can join your 'fellowship' and who can't?
Can your new friend invite their friends to your house to hear the good news? How many can they bring to your house? It there is a limit? Why and who decides the limit?
Time limit to your fellowship? Why?
---Nicole_Lacey on 7/18/16


Kathr, you are greatly mistaken. Do you see how you wrote 'God the Father'? Why?

If you truly believe what you said you would have simply said 'God'.

You said God the Father because Jesus is God the Son. Both are God.

Anglican were Catholics first. Henry the VIII took OVER RC's Bishops, Priest and CHURCHES with their kneelers. Study History.

"Where should a non-Christian go if he or she wants to find Jesus?" Answer: To his or her knees!---Jerry6593

Jerry, God used OTHER PEOPLE and His Church to bring you your knees for Jesus.

You didn't find Jesus in YOUR house.

God is EVERYONE's God, not just your God!
God will get someone else to spread the Gospel since you are UNWILLING.
---Nicole_Lacey on 7/18/16


Nicole: "Where should a non-Christian go if he or she wants to find Jesus?"

Answer: To his or her knees!



---Jerry6593 on 7/18/16


Nicole, I believe just as was the time of Peter that God sent Peter to Cornelius, because Cornelius was seeking GOD, having no knowledge yet of Jesus. Seek and ye shall find. The Lord will meet the needs of the seeker. But it is Jesus who opens the way to the Father. So we don't seek Jesus, or Pray to Jesus. But we seek God and pray to God the Father THROUGH Jesus Christ. God sends people to the Lost. The Gift is called Evangelism ..Eph 4. And those who Seek God , God said WILL find Him.
---kathr4453 on 7/18/16




Nicole_Lacey wrote: "Where should a non Christian go if he or she wants to find Jesus?"

Read the bible. A non-christian does not go to find Jesus.

A christian goes to the non-christian starts a conversation and then witnesses to that non-christian using the same technique as Jesus did to the woman at the well. In our group of christians we approach individuals, start a conversation to get to know the person, then give a little about ourselves and who we are as christians, then invite them to our home for fellowship with our friends and family. It's God who leads the non-christian to us.
---Steveng on 7/17/16


Nicole, I am really surprised that, during your church-hopping days, you never saw a kneeler. I was Anglican for 18 yrs. and have never seen an Anglican church WITHOUT kneelers. Maybe that changed between my birth and yours.

I then spent many years in several Methodist churches or 'free' (non-denominational churches and EVERY ONE had kneelers of one type or another.

My present church (after moving house and area again) is the first one without kneelers BUT they were there also until a very recent refurbishment (just before I started attending this church). Maybe kneelers were much more important in the U.K. than they are (or were) in all but R.C. churches where you live.
---Rita_H on 7/17/16


Christians ARE the church not a building or denomination. Nicole_Lacey wrote: At least Rita answered."
I'm not on these blogs every day like most people. I've got a real life to lead.---Steveng on 7/16/16

This is your 2nd blog since my question. Why didn't you give an answer in those blogs? Obviously, you were on CN.

Plus, I gave you an answer to your ridiculous rejection to Church building.

CAN YOU RESPOND TO THIS STATEMENT BELOW????

Where should a non Christian go if he or she wants to find Jesus?
Do you have a sign on your front door telling Strangers to come in to hear the Good News?

O sorry, of course not.

I forgot, your house is just another building, isn't it?---Nicole_Lacey 7/8/16
---Nicole_Lacey on 7/16/16


Nicole_Lacey wrote: Rita, Steveng, and Jerry, I guess the answer to my question about kneeling IN CHURCH is 'NO you don't'!?

There you go again. "...kneeling in church..." Thinking that the church is a building.

Christians ARE the church not a building or denomination.

Nicole_Lacey wrote: At least Rita answered."

I'm not on these blogs every day like most people. I've got a real life to lead.
---Steveng on 7/16/16


Cluny: "Please answer the question I asked first."

Are you still in Jr. High School? Always with the games.

OK, I'll play along. If you won't accept Christ's commands, how about listening to your precious church fathers:

Tertullian (145-220) mentions the practice in his De Corona, but gives no details as to who practiced it or how it was practiced. It was practiced by the church at Milan (ca. A.D. 380), is mentioned by the Council of Elvira (A.D. 300), and is even referenced by Augustine (ca. A.D. 400).

"St. Benedict's Rule (A.D. 529) for the Benedictine Order prescribed hospitality foot-washing in addition to a communal foot-washing for humility."




---Jerry6593 on 7/16/16


\\I haven't researched this subject. But I remember reading that it was done.

When and where was it done as a congregational act? Be specific, please.

\\The Pope does it occasionally.\\

It's done REGULARLY on an annual basis by the Pope and Roman Catholic Churches on Holy Thursday (the Thursday before Pascha).

It is done as a Liturgical Drama. For Jeery's benefit, It takes the form of the Supper and Washing in John is read in dialogue by a bishop (or priest) and 12 men selected by lot. The eldest/senior plays the part of Peter, saying, "Lord, you shall never wash my feet" and then, "Not only my feet, but my hands and my head.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/16/16


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I haven't researched this subject. But I remember reading that it was done.

We Seventh day Adventist do it. And I have know some Baptist churches that wash each other's feet also.

The Pope does it occasionally.
---Samuelbb7 on 7/15/16


\\How does your neglect of Jesus' straightforward command comport with your claim of orthodoxy?
\\

Please answer the question I asked first.

For your benefit, I will repeat it.

Please show from either the Bible or outside it where it was done as a Congregational act.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/15/16


Wonderfull post! Sis.Nichol Lacey,I am legal blind but
Hope I got your name spelled correctly.God Bless yours truly
Elena95555
---Elena_95555 on 7/15/16


Darlene: Yes indeed. We do it as a precursor to the Communion Service, just as Christ did - about every 3 months. Since it was a direct command from Jesus, I don't understand why ALL denominations don't do it.



Cluny: A "Liturgical Drama"? You mean like a stage play?

How does your neglect of Jesus' straightforward command comport with your claim of orthodoxy?



---Jerry6593 on 7/15/16


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Jerry I very much believe in foot washing. As Leader of our Ladies Group at church many years ago I set up a footwashing for all our Ladies that came to the meeting,it was announced in Church,and only one little Lady who actually wasn't Pentecostal but attended the church because it was near her didn't want to do it. It was a Spiritual experience because we prayed for our meetings and invited God to attend and anoint them. It was humbling,a blessing,giving love by ministering to others. It was not just to get anyone's feet clean but to touch the souls and hearts of all who did it. It was being submissive to God by obeying His Word to Wash each others feet and submissive to our Sisters in God. Love never returns void.
---Darlene_1 on 7/14/16


\\Cluny: I take that as a NO on foot washing. It was a command directly from Jesus - one of His last.\\

I'm not saying it is not done, but it's a Liturgical Drama, as I said.

The real question is can you find ANY example of a general footwashing done in a congregational setting inside OR outside the Bible before about 1600.

I really doubt it.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/14/16


Samuel: Thanks for the clarification.



Cluny: I take that as a NO on foot washing. It was a command directly from Jesus - one of His last. How could it not be ORTHODOX?



---Jerry6593 on 7/14/16


Rita
1. Thanks for the typo correction.

2. I use to church hop as a teen and young 20's.
I NEVER SAW a single kneeler!

3. What you do in Church teaches others how to Worship Jesus at home!

You read the Bible in Church?

You pray out loud in Church, right?

You praise Jesus in Church, right?

But having EVERYONE in Church who are not SICK bending their knee to Jesus?

Nooooooo! NEVER SEEN IT. NOT EVEN ON TV.

You even televise to the whole world your refusal of bending your knee! Think about.

Catholics are not afraid to bend our knees to the KING OF Kings even on TV.

If you don't believe me, tell your channel to EWTN and watch the Daily Masses
---Nicole_Lacey on 7/14/16


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Good points Jerry. But one slight caveat. We like many other protestant believe in the Priesthood of all believers. We don't talk about it much today. But we still all can go directly to Christ and we can all intercede to God for others.


1Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people, that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
---Samuelbb7 on 7/13/16


\\We also partake of the ordinance of humility - foot washing, as commanded by Jesus.\\

In all the Pre-Reformation Churches, foot-washing seems to have become a liturgical drama before the time of Constantine, probably for reasons of propriety and modesty.

There are few references to it in Patristic writings.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/13/16


Nicole: To clarify:

The Levitical priesthood is over, we no longer need junior priests.

Yes, we (the church, the people) kneel in church (the building) sometimes, but not always.

Yes, we also partake of the Lord's supper, although we use grape juice and unleavened crackers - not flesh and blood. We consider these emblematic of Jesus' flesh and blood. We also partake of the ordinance of humility - foot washing, as commanded by Jesus. Do you?



---Jerry6593 on 7/13/16


Nicole "Can't you worship Jesus in public (I corrected your typo) as you do at home?" Of course I can. Why are you assuming that every word of my answer was referring to me and the way I worship? Kneeling stools are for those who cannot quite reach the floor but the important thing is that God knows the heart of each individual and knows WHY some do things one way whilst others do it another. It is not for us to question others on such matters. There are much more important issues which DO require questioning.
---Rita_H on 7/12/16


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Nicole: With all due respect, we Protestants have a HIGH priest, His Name is Jesus.---Jerry6593

How many Priests were there in the OT?
That's why one is called the 'High Priest'.
Meaning one ranks higher, right?

But, the other Priest FOLLOW his lead, right?

Are you suggesting that the other Priests were not Priests just because they were not the High Priest? NONSENSE.

Jesus is the High Priest!
But He appointed other Priests as well.

So if your High Priest gave a command as in Luke 22:19 before His death, why isn't your Church OBEYING IT!?

Luke 22:19
And He took the bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave to them, saying, This is My body, given for you, do this in remembrance of Me.
---Nicole_Lacey on 7/12/16


\\The reason many think the building is the church is that is what people call the building. Also they don't know better.
---Samuelbb7 on 7/11/16\\

And it's always impossible for a word, such as "church", to have two different meanings.

Right, Samuel?

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/12/16


Rita, Steveng, and Jerry, I guess the answer to my question about kneeling IN CHURCH is 'NO you don't'!?

At least Rita answered. Of course if you can't kneel don't kneel. Not all people can kneel, but due to physical problems NOT by personal choice.

Rita: Many churches give the option to kneel or stay in one's seat..It's an option but kneeling stools..---Rita_H 7/11/16

Really?
Romans 14:11 t is written: As surely as I live, says the Lord, every knee will bow before Me, every tongue will confess to God.

Philippians 2:10 at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth.

NO OPTION should exist for healthy people.

Can't you worship Jesus in pubic as you do at home?
---Nicole_Lacey on 7/11/16


The true church is the called out people of GOD.

Good point Jerry.

The reason many think the building is the church is that is what people call the building. Also they don't know better.
---Samuelbb7 on 7/11/16


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Nicole do you believe that members of most churches do not kneel? I hope that you don't believe that only in your denomination does that happen. Many churches give the option to kneel or stay in one's seat (or stand) and bow one's head. It's an option but kneeling stools (or similar) are provided in many denominations. Some cannot kneel. What is done in church is of less importance than what we do at home. Many will kneel beside their own bed for their morning and evening devotions. Remember that some cannot even get to a church and they do not need to wait for a priest to visit them at home to lead them in prayer. We also read our bibles in our own homes and can sing hymns, choruses, gospel songs etc. if we feel lead to do that.
---Rita_H on 7/11/16


\\ALL denominational "churches," "churches" whose status are non-profit, are not "churches at all. \\

This includes the VERY denominational Church of Steveng.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/11/16


Nicole: With all due respect, we Protestants have a HIGH priest, His Name is Jesus.

Heb 4:14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.

The priesthood of men, with its sacrificial service was done away with when Jesus died on the cross. The veil of the temple was rent and the sacrificial lamb escaped. The prophecy had been fulfilled.



---Jerry6593 on 7/11/16


Nicole_Lacey, ALL denominational "churches," "churches" whose status are non-profit, are not "churches at all.

Christians ARE the church not a building or denomination.

Nicole_Lacey wrote: "...our Churches has a candle in a red candle holder lit at all times as long as Jesus dwells in the Church."

Man's tradition, no less.

Nicole_Lacey wrote: "God truly is dwelling in our Churches."

God's spirit dwells in each christian.

Nicole_Lacey asked: "Have you ever kneeled inside your Church?"

Your church is made from the hands of man. Christians kneel anywhere: inside the home or at the park, in the desert or on top of a mountain.
---Steveng on 7/10/16


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Steveng, not for TRUE Churches. Because when you kicked out the Priesthood, it meant kicking out Jesus.
You need a Priesthood to have Jesus.

Officially, your house of worship isn't called a Church. Only Orthodox and the RCC have Churches due to valid Priesthoods

Note, our Churches has a candle in a red candle holder lit at all times as long as Jesus dwells in the Church.

God truly is dwelling in our Churches.
No symbols, but truly God.

That's why we kneel at our Churches.

You only kneel to God our King.

Ask yourself this: Have you ever kneeled inside your Church? (I call it Church out of respect to you all)

Why not? Could it be because you know God truly isn't present outside of yourselves?
---Nicole_Lacey on 7/10/16


The true church of God ARE the christians not a building or a denomination.

Here's the proof that christians think the building is the church just by the way it's used:

"I didn't see you in church today."

"Our church has a great pastor."

"Our church just installed a new sound system."

"We installed new pews in our church last week."

"Our church is adding a new building to increase the classes offered."

"Our church has a great (Christmas/Easter) program."

Denominational churches are using worldly marketing schemes to increase membership instead of relying on God for the increase.
---Steveng on 7/10/16


Cluny: "The Holy Spirit does NOT live in our flesh, and you cannot provide ONE Bible verse that says so."

1Co 6:19 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?



---Jerry6593 on 7/10/16


Because Jesus and his family went to a building to go to worship God. Walking long distances just to do so. Luke 2:41-52

But don't act like Jesus didn't want buildings for places of worship.

No Good Jew would call the Temple a building.

No Good Christian would call a Church a building.

You might, but not me.

The city hall building isn't the same as my Church.

What is your problem with having people having a fixed place to Worship God?

Where should a non Christian go is he or she wants to find Jesus?

Do you have a sign on your front door telling Strangers to come in to hear the Good News?

O sorry, of course not.

I forgot, your house is just another building, isn't it?
---Nicole_Lacey on 7/8/16


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Rob you asked,
//Why do so many have the mentality the CHURCH is a building they go to, instead of knowing the CHURCH are the PEOPLE who are THE BODY OF CHRIST?//
A simple answer is ignorance of right division.
---michael_e on 7/6/16


\\Jesus proved them to be wrong.\\

And He will prove YOU to be wrong, too, unless you repent.

The verse from Romans you quoted applies to you, aservant. Jesus told me to tell you that.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/5/16


aservant, the self-appointed Biblical experts of 2000 years ago said the same thing about Jesus.

Nice to know you think like them.
---Cluny on 7/4/16


Jesus proved them to be wrong.

You keep proving me to be correct about you and your non-existent relationship with God. You would not continue to lie if you had the Holy Spirit. Since you don't believe many have the Holy Spirit living inside us, you can't possibly belong to God, thus no relationship with God.

Liars and deceivers belong to Satan, not God.

Rom 8:9 . . . Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
---aservant on 7/5/16


\\. . . How do you know that YOU have the spirit of Christ, aservant?
---Cluny on 7/3/16

The same way I know you are a servant of Satan.
\\

aservant, the self-appointed Biblical experts of 2000 years ago said the same thing about Jesus.

Nice to know you think like them.

In the mean time, keep on blessing me, which is all you're doing.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/4/16


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. . . How do you know that YOU have the spirit of Christ, aservant?
---Cluny on 7/3/16


The same way I know you are a servant of Satan.

You lie.
Wrong, aservant. Frequently depression is a CHEMICAL imbalance and NOT caused by demons.

Jesus and His servants are not casting out chemical imbalances. Mk 5

You deceive . . .
The Holy Spirit does NOT live in our flesh . . . you cannot provide ONE Bible verse . . .

Jn 14:17 Spirit of truth . . . he dwelleth with you . . .
Rom 8:9
Rom 8:11
1Cor 3:16
---aservant on 7/4/16


Cluny: "The Holy Spirit does NOT live in our flesh, and you cannot provide ONE Bible verse that says so."

1Co 6:19 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?



---Jerry6593 on 7/4/16


Leon, I totally agree with what you wrote on 7:3:16. I sincerely thank you for sharing this.

I will be honest in saying I, myself forget, and need to be reminded. There have been times I have been lax, need to be rebuked and corrected, (believe me when I say it sometimes hurts, but I also accept them when warranted), I don't know it all, which means I'm not perfect and I do make mistakes.

A problem in the world is too many people are passive and don't want to offend anyone.

They refuse to take a stand for GOD'S TRUTH and against SATAN'S LIES!
---Rob on 7/3/16


///...Today, the common misunderstanding in the world is that the building is the Church.
---Leon on 5/17/16///

I need to update prior comments on what I believe is the problem: Lost people, of the world, really don't know what the church is because they're not in the Church (Body of Christ). Christians therefore need to let our light shine brightly brightly before, lovingly inviting them to believe & become a part of the true Church of Jesus Christ.
---Leon on 7/3/16


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I heard a song: "I am the church. You are the church. We are the church together." Yes, these old tents are to be the temple of the Holy Spirit, not built by human hands. Church buildings are rather under-utilized places usually open a couple days a week for a couple hours. Christians are about the same.
---mike4879 on 7/3/16


\\Rom 8:9 . . . Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.\\

How do you know that YOU have the spirit of Christ, aservant?

Because you think you do, and therefore say you do?

\\ leaders in churches, and most people in congregations do not have the Holy Spirit living within their flesh.\\

The Holy Spirit does NOT live in our flesh, and you cannot provide ONE Bible verse that says so.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/3/16


Good point Rob! The true "Church" is the collective aggregate of God's people. It is not a building, neither is it a denomination. It began in Eden and will continue into the earth made new.


---Jerry6593 on 7/3/16


They have accepted the teaching of false Christians.

Rom 8:9 . . . Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

Most leaders in churches, and most people in congregations do not have the Holy Spirit living within their flesh. These are false Christians who appear to be real.

See Matt 7:21-23. Research the Internet on false teachers and false teachings.
---aservant on 7/2/16


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The church is more than just a building it is the house of God. It is a place for other Christians to get together to make each other stronger in the Faith. but at the same time where two or three are gathered together the Lord will also be there. so if you are unable to attend a church Wherever You Are the Lord will be with you.
---Lee on 5/18/16


Agreed Leon. Great truth.
---Samuelbb7 on 5/17/16


Rob: The "church-house" is the building (commonly referred to as the church) where the Church (believing body of Christ) & other potential believers assemble for praise, worship & edification, & hopefully non-believers will receive salvation in Jesus Christ. In church-houses there usually is an odd mixture of true believers & non-believers (sheep & goats, wheat & tares). Just like in Jesus's day, when he taught the multitudes, some (not all) believed.

Today, the common misunderstanding in the world is that the building is the Church.
---Leon on 5/17/16


Members of the church, the Body of Christ, have a special standing distinct from the other churches. We do not go to a temple to worship God because we are the temple. (1Cor 3:16)
Paul exhorts the Ephesian elders to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood (Acts 20:28).
The Bible says that he purchased YOU with a price, and that YOU are the temple of the Holy Ghost (1 Cor 6:19-20). Therefore, the church of God today is found in YOU! Wherever you are, the church is. That is why we are to glorify God in our body because God dwells in us, and so within us there is a church service happening 24 hours a day! (Col 1:25, 1 Cor 3:16, Eph 3:17)
---michael_e on 5/15/16


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\\you can say that they THEMSELF/themselves are THE CHURCH (of course nobody is as perfect as you).\\

I'm glad you're beginning to realize this, fff.

NO INDIVIDUAL can claim to be the Church.

That way lies papalism.

Christ is risen!
---Cluny on 5/12/16


Cluny,

it is silly to be so picayune about grammar. Each worshiper is "THE CHURCH" (an integral part of the body of Christ).....you can say that they THEMSELF/themselves are THE CHURCH (of course nobody is as perfect as you).
---faithforfaith on 5/12/16


fff, there is no such word as "themself."

And are you saying the Christians of the Churches of Revelation (note it is not plural) were NOT Spirit-filled?

There will be another question relating to this blog later.

Christ is risen!
---Cluny on 5/10/16


FWIW, in Modern Greek, the words for church building are NAOS, HIERON, or OIKOS (especially in the liturgical formulas).

EKkLESIA always means the faithful.

Christ is risen!
---Cluny on 5/10/16


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In New Testament days (particularly in Revelations), the word "CHURCH" was being used to mean TEMPLE (worship house) because the worshipers gathered at that location,...but FOR US 'Spirit-filled" worshipers today, "CHURCH" refers to THE WORSHIPER THEMSELF ("Do you not know that you are God's temple?...Holy Spirit temple).
---faithforfaith on 5/10/16


I've known that for a long time. However, the best way to say it is as a verb. As in we go to this building to meet together and worship (or CHURCH)
---Monk_Brendan on 5/10/16


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