We started with a broad look at foundations. Now we move on to the church as a whole.
What do we understand the Church to be?
We first look at the church as a whole because everything here applies when we look at our own, local church.
A. The Church is Present and Active
Just as God is immanent (permanently present and apparent as He sustains the universe), the church is permanently present on the earth. It is clear and apparent in His work, as it invades the darkness and sustains His Word.
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