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I Will Build My Church
I Will Build My Church

By Wayne McDonald

Matthew 16:18, “I will build My Church, and the gates of Hades (the powers of the infernal region) shall not overpower it [or be strong to its detriment or hold out against it].” Jesus is building His Church He is the master builder. Psalm 127:1, “Except the Lord build the house they that labor, labor in vain.” He is not after just building a physical dwelling we call a church. He is building people, and if Jesus is the Lord of your life He is building you. You are His Church. You are bone of His bone and flesh of His flesh.

There are people that attend a church service every week and they are just going through the motions. They leave the same way that they came in. That is not the Church that Jesus is building. His Church is built upon the rock of revelation of who He is. Jesus said that the gates of hell will not preavail against you. Gates are meant to restrct you and hold you back. Hell cannot hold you back! Start to believe in the greater one that is living in you.

1 John 4:4 “Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world.” Take a moment and think about this fact: the devil has given it his best shot and you are still here. You are the handy work of God. You are His Church. You cannot be stopped. The Church is meant to rule on this earth not through a dictatorship, but through the love of God. We are called to bring order to confusion. The life of God that abides in you is designed to set the captive free. You are called to release those who are bound by the gates or the restrictions of hell. You are part of the glorious end time Church, that Jesus is building and the gates of hell can not prevail against you!