Taking Care of the Rest in our Spirit to be under God’s Limitation in our Function

Our God is a God of measure, and when it comes to the work for the spreading and building up of the church, we should move and act according to how much God has measured to us, staying within the limits of God’s ruling, God’s limitation and measure. A basic requirement for the Body of […]

God placed all the Members of the Body as He Willed, each to Function in their Measure

As members of the Body of Christ standing on the genuine ground of oneness, we must be limited by the other members, not going beyond our measure, for God has placed all the members of the Body even as He willed, and we each have our own function and measure. On the one hand, we […]

The Unique Ground of the Church – one Church in one City – in the Genuine Oneness

When speaking of the church, we first need to see its nature, and then we need to see the unique ground of the church, which is the genuine ground of oneness; in practicality, as the New Testament reveals, there is only one church in one city. This week in our morning revival we come to […]

The Church is the Mingling of God and Man, the Enlargement of Christ as the God-man

The church is the mingling of God and man; the church is nothing else but God mingled with man, and the nature of the church is the mingling of God with man. According to our natural and fallen concept, when we think of the church we merely consider that we are sinners saved by God, […]

We need to be Watchful and Faithful in Preserving the Nature of the Church

In the church life today we need to be watchful and faithful in preserving the nature of the church; according to the Lord Jesus, the church must be like a mustard seed, sojourning on earth and being for God’s satisfaction. The church as the Lord Jesus envisioned it is something quite different from what the […]

The Church is Heavenly: the Nature of the Church is to Submit to God’s Authority

The nature of the church is heavenly, and the main significance of this is that the church is under Christ’s authority, submitting to no other person but Christ and His authority alone. It is vitally necessary for us as believers in Christ to know the nature of the church. According to the New Testament, the […]

The Church is Christly (the Self is Denied) and Resurrectionly (we Overcome Death)

If we really see a vision of the nature of the church and realize that the church is divine, Christly, resurrectionly, and heavenly, then the natural, fleshly, and ambitious elements will be ruled out and terminated, and we will be empowered to face any kind of death. It is easy to look at the church […]