Identity of the Church of Christ


Shelby G. Floyd

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Christ Promised To Build His Church

Jesus Christ definitely promised to build his church. When he was in the area of Caesarea Philippi, he said to his disciples, “…and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” (Matthew 16:18). Christ emphatically stated that nothing could keep him from building his church, not even his death on the cross, nor the gates leading in and. out of Hades could prevail over his power in building his church. According to promise, Christ built his church, and it had its beginning in the city of Jerusalem, on the first Pentecost following his resurrection from the grave. Continue reading “Identity of the Church of Christ”