The church is where Christians come together to worship.
During the worship service a sermon is given by a preacher which is designed to teach and admonish the those in attendants, and to help support the members and inspire guests to obey the gospel.
During the worship service these commandments are preformed.
- Partake of the Lords Supper.
- Singing, all the members sing.
- Prayer, members pray in the service.
- Giving, a collection is taking from the saints to support the church.
Some items pertaining to the Church:
- Churches Are Where Christians Gather to Worship
- Churches Are Where Christians Gather to study Gods Word and learn
- Christs Body is the Church
- The word church is translated from the Greek word ekklesia
- A function of the church is to spred the gospel in which all members are required to participate in
Churches are where Christians gather to worship, when they come together they:
- Learn from the sermon being preached
- Partake of the Lords Supper
- The members sing
- Participate in a prayer
- Give of their means
Christs Body is the Church, 1 Corinthians 12:27 (NASB)
- 27 Now you are Christ’s body, and individually members of it.
Colossians 1:18, 24 (NASB)
- 18 He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the first-born from the dead; so that He Himself might come to have first place in everything.
- 24 Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body (which is the church) in filling up that which is lacking in Christ’s afflictions.
The Word Church in a New Testament translation is Translated From the Greek Word, ekklesia. The church is where members assemble. Also the word “ekklesia” is used in the New Testament to designate an assembly of any kind.
Thayer’s Greek Lexicon definition for church:
Is Strong’s number, 1577 ekkleesia, ekklesias
A gathering of citizens called out from their homes into some public place; an assembly
An assembly of Christians gathered for worship: 1 Corinthians 14:19, 33-35
Strong’s Greek Definition for church
Strong’s number, 1577 ekklesia
a calling out, i.e. (concretely) a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation
(Jewish synagogue, or Christian community of members on earth or saints in heaven or both): KJV – assembly, church.
Some Churches in the New Testament
- The church which is at Cenchrea, Romans 16:1
- Churches of the Gentiles. 5 Likewise greet the church that is in their house, Romans 16:4-5
- The church at Corinth, 1 Corinthians 1:2
- Churches of Galatia, Galatians 1:2
- The saints which are at Ephesus, Ephesians 1
- The saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons, Philippians 1
- The saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse, Colossians 2
- The church of the Thessalonians, 1 Thessalonians 1
- Timothy, Philemon, fellowlabourer, Apphia, Archippus, to the church in thy house, Philemon 1:1-2
Seven Churches Admonished in Revelation
- The church of Ephesus, Revelation 2 (KJV)
- The church in Smyrna, Revelation 2:8 (KJV)
- The church in Pergamos, Revelation 2:12 (KJV)
- The church in Thyatira, Revelation 2:18 (KJV)
- The church in Sardis, Revelation 3:1 (KJV)
- The church in Philadelphia, Revelation 3:7 (KJV)
- The church in Laodiceans, Revelation 3:14 (KJV)