Bible Questions

Bible Questions

What is the work of the Church and what is going to happen to the Church?

The work of the Church -in brief - is to proclaim the gospel of Christ, making disciples of all who believe, until, as the bride of Christ, she is presented to Christ at His return.

The work of the Church is to proclaim the gospel of Christ (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8).

Christians are to declare the praises of Him who has called them out of darkness into His wonderful light - principally by the change that the gospel has brought into their lives (1 Peter 2:9; 3:15).

The main function of the Church is testimony to Jesus Christ (John 15:27; Acts 4:33; 10:42; Revelation 11:7; 12:11, 17).

The purpose the Lord Jesus Christ had for the Church from the beginning was the preaching of repentance and forgiveness of sins in His name to all nations (Luke 24:47; Mark 16:15; Acts 1:8).

Christ loves the Church, and He will demonstrate that love before the enemies of the Church

The work of the Church is to make disciples of all who believe the gospel.

Believers are to be baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19).

They are to be taught to obey all that the Lord Jesus Christ has commanded (Matthew 28:20).

They are to be taught all that God has revealed to us in His Son, and brought to full maturity as members of Christ's Body, the Church (Colossians 1:28).

The end always in view is the return of Christ and the presentation of the Church to Him as His bride.

No matter how dark the days may be, and how apparently hopeless the Church's situation may appear, she will triumph (Matthew 16:18).

Christ loves the Church, and He will demonstrate that love before the enemies of the Church (Revelation 3:9; compare 2 Thessalonians 1:5-10).

The Church will be gathered from every part of the earth, with no member missed at Christ's return (Matthew 24:31; Mark 13:27; Luke 21:27, 28).

Her final destiny is to be presented to Christ as a radiant Church, without any blemish (Ephesians 5:27), His glorious bride (2 Corinthians 11: 2; Revelation 21:2).