Straight & Simple


Understanding Church


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Can Any Church Be a Part of God’s Body?


No. God never started most of the ‘churches’ that exist and doesn’t claim them as His Own.


This is because people made them up with their own ideas. And while these ideas may copy some of God’s ideas, God made His Body to be all His --- not just partly His, or only partly doing what He designed His Body to do.


God’s One & Only Church Body began with Jesus & His Apostles in the 1st Century, A.D. It spread from Jerusalem on the Day of Pentecost and will never disappear, no matter how mangled it may seem to be at times.


As Jesus told Peter, “…you are Peter [rock, what the name ‘peter’ means]; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail [win] against it.” (Matthew 16:18b-d PDRC, brackets & highlighting added)


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