Mission of Church


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Briefly outlining the mission of Church from Scripture is to,

To Glorify God,
  • By Worship (John 4:23, Phil 3:3, Rev 22:9)
  • By prayer and praise (Ps 50:23)
  • By Godly life (John 15:8, 1 Peter 2:9, Titus 2:10)
To Edify Itself,
  • To build on the body of Christ (Colossians 2:7)
  • Individuals also build up in most holy faith (Jude 20)
  • Use proper material in building Gods spritual temple (1 Corinthians 3:10-15)
To Purify Itself,
  • God the father divide righteousness with unrighteousness (John 15:2, 1 Corinthians 11:32, Hebrew 12:10)
  • Carry out Church discipline (Acts 5:11, Romans 16:17, 1 Corinthians 5:6-8,13; 2 Corinthians 2:6 ; Thessalonians 3:16,14 ; Titus 3:10 ; 2 John 10 ; Revelation 19:7)
To Educate its Constituency
  • Believers should be taught to observe all commandments which Christ commands (Matthew 28:20 ; Philippians 4:8 ; 2 Timothy 2:2)
To Evangelize the World

(Luke 24:46-48 ; Acts 1:8 ; John 4:28-38 ; Matthew 9:36-38)

To Act as a Restraining & Enlightening force in the World,

  • Believers are light of the world (Matthew 5:13)
  • Believers are custodians of his truth (2 Corinthians 5:19)
  • Church should hold to word of life and to struggle for the truth (Philemon 2:16, Jude 3)
To Promote all that is Good,
  • Separate from the World (2 Cor 6:14-18)
  • Do good to all the house hold of God (Galatians 6:10)
  • Acts 10:38-43

References: CPBC College notes and Authorized KJV Bible.