Kingdom Grace Media
2 min readNov 19, 2023

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Christ Is The Builder Of The Church

And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it. (Matthew 16:18).

In our text, Jesus says “I will build the church”. In other words, He says the work of building is my special work.

  • It is Christ who calls the members of the Church in due time. They are “the called of Jesus Christ.” (Rom. 1:6)
  • It is Christ who quickens us. “The Son quickeneth whom He will.” (John 5:21)
  • It is Christ who washes away our sins. He “has loved us, and washed us from our sins in His own blood.” (Rev. 1:5)
  • It is Christ who gives us peace. “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you.” (John 14: 27)
  • It is Christ who gives us eternal life. “I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish.” (John 10: 28.)
  • It is Christ who grants us repentance. “Him hath God exalted to be a Prince and a Saviour, to give repentance.” (Acts 5: 31)
  • It is Christ who enables us to become God’s children. “To as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God.” (John 1: 12)
  • It is Christ who carries on the work within us when it is begun “Because I live, ye shall live also.” (John 14:19.) In short, it has “pleased the Father that in Christ should all fullness dwell.” (Colossians 1: 19.)

Christ is the author and finisher of faith. Christ is life. Christ is the head. From Him, every joint and member of the mystical body of Christians is supplied. Through Him, we are kept from falling. He shall preserve us to the end and present us faultless before the Father’s throne with exceeding great joy. He is all things in all believers.

We are supposed to feel deeply thankful that the building of the true Church is laid on the shoulders of One that is mighty — Jesus Christ. If the work were left to man, it would soon come to a halt. But, blessed be God, the work is in the hands of a Builder who never fails to accomplish His designs! Christ is the almighty Builder. The Lord will carry on His work, regardless of whether nations or visible churches are aware of their duties. Christ will never fail. It is certain that He will accomplish what he has established.

Contributor
By Gilbert Magomere Ayieko
Minister

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