Keep up the good work.
on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among
which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to
shepherd the church of God which
with His own blood." Acts 20:28 (NAS)
Without Jesus' death on the cross, there would be no
church...and no salvation:
more then, having now been justified by His blood,
we shall be saved from the wrath of God through
Him." Romans 5:9 (NAS)
"In Him we have redemption through His blood, the
forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the
riches of His grace..." Ephesians 1:7 (NAS)
"...and through Him to reconcile all things to
Himself, having made peace through the blood of His
cross; through Him, I say whether things on earth or
things in heaven." Colossians 1:20 (NAS)
Sometimes people claim that they can just follow God
or Jesus, but have nothing to do with Jesus' church.
But Jesus speaks of His church as a cherished
bride...one that He purchased with His own blood.
How is it possible to have a relationship with Jesus
without being part of His body, the bride?
Let's continue on to the next section: The
Souls of the Dead - Questions 22-26:
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