holding to truth in love we may grow up into Him in all things – unto the building up of the Body!


the Body of Christ builds itself up through all the members growing and functioning in their measure[picture source: Wikipedia, Tall trees and blue sky]Many Christians wondered and studied this very important question, How can we build up the Body of Christ? Yes, the Lord Jesus said in Matt. 16:18 that He will build up His church, but how can we as members of the Body contribute to the building up of the Body of Christ? Yes, there are some gifted members of the Body, like the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers – but they all are not for directly building up the Body, but they are for the perfecting of the saints. When the saints get perfected by the gifted members, they do the work of the ministry unto the building up of the Body of Christ. This means that we all the saints are those who build up the Body of Christ by being perfected by the gifted members to do what they do: we are perfected to go and preach the gospel, teach others, shepherd the saints, speak the Word of God, prophesy in the meeting, etc(Eph. 4:11-12). Continue reading this portion via,

the Body of Christ builds itself up through all the members growing and functioning in their measure

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