VI. THE CHURCH IS GOD’S FUTURE
A. Church is God’s eternal purpose (EPHESIANS 3:10-11; ISAIAH 14:7; 55:8-11; 48:11)
B. Church is the great mystery of God (EPHESIANS 3:3-4,9; 5:32)
C. Church is the new ethnic holy nation (I CORINTHIANS 12:13)
D. Church is the army of God (MATTHEW 16:16-18; II CORINTHIANS 10:4-5)
E. Church is the body of Christ on earth (I CORINTHIANS 12; EPHESIANS 4)
F. Church is the harvesting tool (REVELATION 14:14-16; MATTHEW 9:35-37)
G. Church is the Bride of Christ (EPHESIANS 5:25-31; REVELATION 19:7-9)
H. Church is to be triumphant and victorious (MATTHEW 16:16-18; GENESIS 22:17; 24:60)
A Church Vision Believes :
- The church precedes, transcends, and succeeds Israel.
- The church is the ultimate and final instrument of God that will reveal God’s wisdom and glory to this world.
- The church will become glorious and triumphant prior to the coming of Christ.
- The church will reap a harvest of souls from every nation, tribe, kindred and people prior to Christ’s second coming.