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When I First Believed

Many people have truly come to know Christ personally as their Savior, but some have come to believe only after having already been sincere, religious ‘church members’ of some independent organized church or denomination. Though having been faithful supporters of some earthly church organization, some had never really experienced the reality and joy of new life in union with Christ.

Part 3 of “The One True Church and How to Join It”

The Word “Church”

We need to know the definition for the word that is translated “church” from the Greek, in order to interpret the word “church.” The word “church” immediately has various meanings to those who hear and use it. But, there is a great misunderstanding of this word – most associate the word “church” either with 1) an organization or, 2) the building that most people call churches, but neither of these is the correct meaning of the word according to the Greek.