Topic: Members of The Universal church
For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves[a] or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. 1 Corinthians 12:13
For many are invited, but few are chosen." It's not everyone in your local assembly that belongs to the universal church. The universal church does not consist of the building around the church. It is made up of anyone who truly pursues the progress and conservation of the Kingdom of God.
Can God guarantee you belong to the universal church? Is your name written in the lamb book of life? Revelation 21:11
Are you washed in the blood of the lamb.
In John 18:36a Jesus said, "My kingdom is not of this world. What is always on your mind?
Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. Romans 12:2
Remember you have a city which is not from here (You have washed your robes in the blood of the Lamb and made them white.
“That is why you stand in front of God’s throne
and serve him day and night in his Temple.
And he who sits on the throne
will give you shelter. Rev 7:14-15)
Isaiah 33:24 no resident of Zion will say, “I am sick.” The people who dwell there will be forgiven of iniquity.
They know who they are. They are blessed. They trust in the Lord. They don't think like the world think. They love God forever. Most importantly they don't dwell on what the world says, they live on the truth of God's word. 2 cor 5:7
If you are not part of the universal church today, you need to join immediately to be counted among the saints.
If you declare with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:19
Prayer: O Lord I remember and reaffirm that I belong to your universal church. Help me get familiar with the culture and ways of your universal church as I love to give you the glory. Amen.