Top 7 Bible Verses About Church

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Here are my top seven Bible verses about church.Acts 9:31 “So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was being built up. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it multiplied.” The church began to spread rapidly in the first century and for a time, there was “peace” as the church was “being built up” but if you’ve read the Book of Acts, you know that peace never stayed around for very long in the persecution of that time. The … [Read more...]

Why Do Christians Go To Church?

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Why do Christians need to go to church? Why can’t they worship God at home?What is the Church? The church is the “called out ones” from the Greek word “ekklēsia” and as the Greeks used it, it was understood to be an assembly of the people convened at the public place of the council for the purpose of deliberating something, not individuals sitting in their homes. The church is not a building, but many Christians must meet in a building because of the size of the local membership. Some house … [Read more...]

How To Pastor A Small Church Effectively

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Many people judge churches by the number of cars in a parking lot or people in the pew so how can a man pastor a small church effectively?God is in the Small Things God has no respect for persons any more than He does for size. God looks at the heart and not at the outward appearance and He is not interested in how large a church is but how the member’s hearts are bent toward serving and glorifying Him so we must always remember that “God shows no partiality” (Rom 2:11) and “the Lord sees no … [Read more...]

How To Enjoy Church More


How can you get more enjoyment out of church? Is that even the right question?The Church Is... What is the church? Is it a building? Is it a denomination? Is it universal? The church is the “called out ones” as the Greek word “ekklēsia” means. It also means “a gathering, an assembly,” and “a public meeting.” It doesn’t say “called out one” but called out ones! It is plural and the church is the called out ones gathering in a public and sacred assembly before God. It is not a building or deno … [Read more...]

Why Is It Important For Christians To Attend Church?


Why is it important for believers to have a church home? What are the benefits and what are the detriments to attending and not attending church?The Command to Assemble The 10th chapter of Hebrews frequently includes the words “us” and “we” so the author is apparently writing to the church and this would include us if we are believers so the “us” and “we” is you and me. The author commands us to “consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as … [Read more...]

Why Do Churches Have Steeples? Where Did This Tradition Begin?


What is the purpose of a church steeple? Is it purely aesthetics or is there a specific purpose behind them?Buildings and Communities Today churches are being put more and more on the fringe of cities. They are being pushed out of downtown sections. In my history classes in college I once heard that the tallest buildings in the community were what the community valued the most. For centuries, in most cities, it was the church steeple that was tallest. Today, in many of the communities in … [Read more...]