The Church is Built with Resurrection Life and Washed by the Word to be the Bride

As seen in the type of Adam and Eve in Genesis 2 and shown throughout the New Testament, the church comes out of Christ, is built in His resurrection life, and is composed of all the believers in Christ who are being transformed to be the counterpart of Christ, the reproduction of Christ. We may […]

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 […]

Seeing what God has Done to Obtain the Church as His Counterpart to Match Him

God desires to obtain a counterpart, someone who would match Him in every possible way and who loves Him to the uttermost. In order for God to produce such a complement for Himself, He did certain things. First of all, He created the heavens and the earth, the plants, the animals, and man. We see […]

women in the Old Testament typifying the church as Christ’s counterpart

In our love relationship with the Lord we are the wife, the female, and He is the Husband, the male. In the Old Testament there are several women that can be considered as a type of the church due to their marriage to certain men who were types of Christ. Paul himself expounded on people […]

the church comes out of Christ and the church is Christ! (young people’s conference in Poland)

The young people’s conference in Lipowiec (Poland) was really encouraging. God revealed Himself to each one of us. What made a great impression upon me was Gen 2:21-24, which says, 21. And Jehovah God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs and closed up […]