GOD’S PURPOSE FOR HIS CHURCH-PART 5

GOD’S PURPOSE FOR HIS CHURCH-PART 5. I would like to start with this statement that there was no man recorded in the Bible whose input in the New Testament church was as great as Apostle Paul. Paul did not only plant more churches than other Apostles of his time but...

GOD’ S PURPOSE FOR HIS CHURCH-PART 4

GOD’ S PURPOSE FOR HIS CHURCH-PART 4. In the last three articles, we have tried to establish a clear understanding of the biblical meaning and foundation of the church. We shall now continue with some features and functions of a New Testament church. Let me mention...

GOD’S PURPOSE FOR HIS CHURCH-PART 2

GOD’S PURPOSE FOR HIS CHURCH-PART 2. I remember the short period I worked with a construction company that built the fence of a Military barrack 27 years ago in Kaduna one of the major cities in Nigeria, so much time and energy were put into laying the foundation of...

GOD’S PURPOSE FOR HIS CHURCH-PART 1

GOD’S PURPOSE FOR HIS CHURCH-PART 1. Understanding the true meaning of the church and God’s purpose for her is the major pathway for fulfilling God’s mandate as believers in Christ. What is church? The Greek word for church is ‘Ecclesia’ which originally means an...