Tag Archives: body of Christ

On retreat

Jesus often went away to pray — sometimes alone, sometimes with his closest disciples, Peter, James and John — but always to spend uninterrupted time with His Father. Paul went away to Arabia and back to Damascus for three years … Continue reading

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Showcased

God’s purpose in all this was to use the church to display his wisdom in its rich variety to all the unseen rulers and authorities in the heavenly places. This was his eternal plan, which he carried out through Christ Jesus … Continue reading

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For heaven’s sake

God has now revealed to us his mysterious will regarding Christ—which is to fulfill his own good plan. And this is the plan: At the right time he will bring everything together under the authority of Christ—everything in heaven and on … Continue reading

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Our place in the world

The Catch is a community, and because of that, we are the body of Christ. The body of Christ is a community. But there are other communities we live in, too. A community is a group of people sharing something … Continue reading

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In Christ there is no east or west

In Christ there is no east or west, In him no south or north,  But one great fellowship of love Throughout the whole wide earth.                      John Oxenham It’s imperative that … Continue reading

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Zooming with Jesus

For where two or three gather together in my name, I am there among them. Matthew 18:20 I met with a fellow pastor yesterday for about 45 minutes on a zoom call. I must admit, this pandemic is changing a … Continue reading

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Catching up with church

God’s answer for carrying on the presence of His Son, Jesus Christ, in the world today, and accomplishing His work here, is the church. The church is an organic, living organism of believers in Christ all over the world. It … Continue reading

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Marti’s Thanksgiving Day message

On this side of eternity, we have been asking each other, “When is the church really a church?” Is it a church when it is gathering on Sunday morning, or is it still a church when it is scattered out in … Continue reading

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