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The Growth of the Church

Book of Ephesians

A Sermon on Ephesians 2:20-22

built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone, in whom the whole structure, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord. In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit. (ESV)

When does the preparation of the Church (i.e. The individual Christian) take place? the preparation is done in secret; to become Christians we are subjected to a power and s force that is beyond our understanding; this must happen to us before we can become a part of the Church; there is to be no noise during the building process.