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Jesus Promised to Build His Church!

Jesus made a promise and declaration, that He will build His church, and that not even the powers of Hell can stop Him!

Matthew 16:18
"And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock "I will Build My Church", and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.

Jesus is building His Church!

The question is, "Are you part of His Church?"

The Scriptures are clear and simple, about His Church:

•First, how to become a member of His Church.

•Then, how you are to function as a part of the
Body of Christ.

•Also, where we meet, and what we are to do
when we gather together.

•In addition to that, Understanding How Important
You Are, in the Body of Christ.

•Finally, knowing how to get along with other members.

Jesus is building His Church!

Jesus said, that unless you are "Born Again" you cannot "Enter, or even See the Kingdom of God!"

John 3:1-7
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There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
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This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, "Rabbi, we know that You are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with him."
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Jesus answered and said to him, "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God."
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Nicodemus said to Him, "How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?"
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Jesus answered, "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
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"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
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"Do not marvel that I said to you, 'You must be born again.'

Jesus said to Nicodemus, an old man who was a religious teacher of the Jews, that everyone must be born again to enter the Kingdom of God!

The question is, "Have you been Born Again?"

Jesus also says that you must "Confess Him , before Men!"

Matthew 10:32-33
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"Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is in heaven.
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"But whoever denies Me before men, him I will also deny before My Father who is in heaven.

Following Jesus has a cost.

The question is, "Have you confessed, or denied Jesus, before men?"

Jesus is building His Church!

His Church is one big family; that is, "The Family of God!"

The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.”

Romans 8:14-17
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For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
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For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, "Abba, Father."
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The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,
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and if children, then heirs; heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together.

 

The Scriptures never refer to the church as a place, or a
building, or a human institution.

The question is, "Are you a child of God?“

  If you are, you are part of His Church!

Jesus is building His Church!

Jesus is the firstborn of many brothers and sisters!

Romans 8:29
For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.

When you become a child of God, you have
many other brothers and sisters (that is, everyone
who has become a child of God)."

The question is, "Will you accept them as your
brothers and sisters?"

Jesus is building His Church!

God has given you a "Measure of Faith!"

Romans 12:3
For I say, through the grace given to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a measure of faith.

You must not to think more highly of yourself
than you ought.

The question is, "Will you accept with humility,
the measure of faith He has given you?"

Jesus is building His Church!

His church is a living organism made up of all those who have been born of God!

If you are a child of God, you have many other brothers and sisters (that is, everyone who has become a child of God).

If you have a faith relationship with Jesus Christ, (that is to
say, the true Jesus of the Scriptures), you are already a
member of His Church, which is His Body.

However, it is very common for a person to be a
member of His Church and still miss out on experiencing
it, the way that God Has designed.