What the Church is Not

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The word ‘church’ is a word which has lost just about all its meaning in comparison to what it was originally in light of the early church.  The church is not a material building and it is never used in scriptures to refer to a material building. Satan is not fighting against a building, he […]

The Church is not a Nationalistic Enterprise

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While the Church is composed of genuine believers out of every kindred, tongue, tribe and nation, it is not a national or international entity.  When we understand this, we will be saved from the nationalistic spirit which has caused divisions in the body of Jesus Christ. We must come to the understanding scripturally that the […]

The Church is not a Denomination

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When Christ said he would build His Church, He was not talking about the many church names today. Denomination is contrary to scriptures and is the evidence of human carnality and divisions. it is absolutely imperative that we are able to distinguish between denomination and the true Church of Jesus Christ. The Apostle Paul taught, […]

The Pattern and Glory of the Church | Part 4

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There is one church and Jesus Christ himself is the builder and the head of this church, the church universal. We as believers need to keep this fact in mind that we belong to the one true universal church of which Jesus Christ is the head. The gospel of Matthew speaks of the church universal, […]

The Pattern and Glory of the Church | Part 3

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God does not have a variety of patterns for the church but there is a variety within in His one pattern. God cares about his church and how it is built. Men may persecute and ridicule those who have the desire to build according to His pattern and God’s glory only comes where all is […]

The Pattern and Glory of the Church | Part 2

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1 Peter 2:5-9 Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ is the divine architect and He will build His church to His divine pattern. When He dwelled in the Old Testament structures, it was temporary until he could dwell in his redeem people, the Church, which he intended to build. God’s pattern never changes and we […]

The Pattern and Glory of the Church | Part 1

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Matthew 16:18 – And I say also unto thee, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock I build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. Jesus Christ is the wise master builder, the architect, he will build His church. Before any wise builder starts a building, he needs to […]