The Bible says there is but one body (Romans 12:5), into which Jesus calls His end-time people—the bride of Christ “There is one body, and one Spirit, even as you are called in one hope of your calling” (Ephesians 4:4). As we search for a church, we find out that there are hundreds of churches that call themselves Christian. Every one of them claims to be Biblical. It’s hard for an honest seeker of truth to find the true church.
But we are grateful to our Lord Jesus Christ who solved this dilemma for us. In Revelation 12 we find out that: God’s true church appears, symbolized as a pure woman – a woman represents a church (Ephesians 5:23-32). The scripture tells us that there are two churches only. One belongs to God (Revelation 14:12) and the others belongs to the devil (Revelation 17).
The best way to judge if a church is pure or not is by applying what Isaiah 8:20 says: “To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.” The law is the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:3-17). The true church must keep all ten of them including the fourth—God’s seventh-day Sabbath.
The Bible says that God’s people are called into one body, the church (Ephesians 4:4). And Jesus asks those who leave Babylon to join the remnant church—of which He is the head. Jesus said, “Other sheep I have which are not of this fold” (John 10:16). He also calls them “My people” in both the Old Testament (Isaiah 58:1) and the New Testament (Revelation 18:4). Of His sheep outside His fold (church), He says, “Them also I must bring, and they will hear my voice; and there will be one flock and one shepherd…” (John 10:16, 27).
In His service,
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