Purpose: In this series will see three analogies that God’s Word use to describe the importance of the Church with today specifically being that God sees the Church as His Building, that is, the Temple so that we too will see the importance of Church in our life.
God sees the church as the Building of God, the Temple
- The Jews believe in the importance of the Temple in Jerusalem for their faith and piety with God. It was the center of their religious life.
- Yet Jesus taught that “an hour is coming when neither in this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father” (John 4:21)
- Christians don’t need to go to Jerusalem and rebuild a Temple there to Worship God.
- But that does not take away the concept of the church is one sense a temple as we shall see below.
- Ephesians 2:19-22= “
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