Yang Terhormat LBI & KWI, bukalah hati dan telinga kalian. Betapa vitalnya kata “Gereja” untuk dimasukkan kembali ke KS umat Katolik. Yesus mewarisi pertama-tama adalah Gereja dan Alkitab adalah hasil kanonisasi Bapa-bapa Gereja. Hampir 350 tahun Umat Kristen perdana tidak memiliki Kitab Suci. Dan Gereja-lah yang mengkanonisasi tulisan-tulisan para Rasul menjadi sebuah buku bernama Alkitab.
Berikut adalah : Kata “Church” Dalam Kitab Suci [PB] Vulgata Terjemahan Duoay Rheims 1899.
Ditemukan 108 ayat yang memuat kata “Church” atau “Gereja”.
Mt:16:18: 18 And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Mt:18:17: 17 And if he will not hear them: tell the church. And if he will not hear the church, let him be to thee as the heathen and publican.
Acts:5:11: 11 And there came great fear upon the whole church and upon all that heard these things.
Acts:7:38: 38 This is he that was in the church in the wilderness, with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sina and with our fathers. Who received the words of life to give unto us.
Acts:8:1: 1 ¶ And at that time, there was raised a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem. And they were all dispersed through the countries of Judea, and Samaria, except the apostles.
Acts:8:3: 3 But Saul made havock of the church, entering in from house to house: and dragging away men and women, committed them to prison.
Acts:9:31: 31 Now, the church had peace throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria: and was edified, walking in the fear of the Lord: and was filled with the consolation of the Holy Ghost.
Acts:11:22: 22 And the tidings came to the ears of the church that was at Jerusalem, touching these things: and they sent Barnabas as far as Antioch.
Acts:11:26: 26 And they conversed there in the church a whole year: and they taught a great multitude, so that at Antioch the disciples were first named Christians.
Acts:12:1: 1 ¶ And at the same time, Herod the king stretched forth his hands, to afflict some of the church.
Acts:12:5: 5 ¶ Peter therefore was kept in prison. But prayer was made without ceasing by the church unto God for him.
Acts:13:1: 1 ¶ Now there were in the church which was at Antioch prophets and doctors, among whom was Barnabas and Simon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene and Manahen who was the foster brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
Acts:14:23: 23 (14-22) And when they had ordained to them priests in every church and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, in whom they believed.
Acts:14:27: 27 (14-26) And when they were come and had assembled the church, they related what great things God had done with them and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
Acts:15:3: 3 They therefore, being brought on their way by the church, passed through Phenice and Samaria, relating the conversion of the Gentiles. And they caused great joy to all the brethren.
Acts:15:4: 4 And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received by the church and by the apostles and ancients, declaring how great things God had done with them.
Acts:15:22: 22 ¶ Then it pleased the apostles and ancients, with the whole church, to choose men of their own company and to send to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas, namely, Judas, who was surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren.
Acts:15:41: 41 And he went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches, commanding them to keep the precepts of the apostles and the ancients.
Acts:16:5: 5 And the churches were confirmed in faith and increased in number daily.
Acts:18:22: 22 And going down to Caesarea, he went up to Jerusalem and saluted the church: and so came down to Antioch.
Acts:20:17: 17 ¶ And sending from Miletus to Ephesus, he called the ancients of the church.
Acts:20:28: 28 Take heed to yourselves and to the whole flock, wherein the Holy Ghost hath placed you bishops, to rule the Church of God which he hath purchased with his own blood.
Rom:16:1: 1 ¶ And I commend to you Phebe, our sister, who is in the ministry of the church, that is in Cenchrae:
Rom:16:4: 4 (Who have for my life laid down their own necks: to whom not I only give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles),
Rom:16:5: 5 And the church which is in their house. Salute Epenetus, my beloved: who is the firstfruits of Asia in Christ.
Rom:16:16: 16 Salute one another with an holy kiss. All the churches of Christ salute you.
Rom:16:23: 23 Caius, my host, and the whole church saluteth you. Erastus, the treasurer of the city, saluteth you: and Quartus, a brother.
1Cor:1:2: 2 To the church of God that is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that invoke the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place of theirs and ours.
1Cor:4:17: 17 ¶ For this cause have I sent to you Timothy, who is my dearest son and faithful in the Lord. Who will put you in mind of my ways, which are in Christ Jesus: as I teach every where in every church.
1Cor:6:4: 4 If therefore you have judgments of things pertaining to this world, set them to judge who are the most despised in the church.
1Cor:7:17: 17 ¶ But as the Lord hath distributed to every one, as God hath called every one: so let him walk. And so in all churches I teach.
1Cor:10:32: 32 Be without offence to the Jew, and to the Gentiles and to the church of God:
1Cor:11:16: 16 But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, nor the Church of God.
1Cor:11:18: 18 For first of all I hear that when you come together in the church, there are schisms among you. And in part I believe it.
1Cor:11:22: 22 What, have you no houses to eat and to drink in? Or despise ye the church of God and put them to shame that have not? What shall I say to you? Do I praise you? In this I praise you not.
1Cor:12:28: 28 And God indeed hath set some in the church; first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly doctors: after that miracles: then the graces of healings, helps, governments, kinds of tongues, interpretations of speeches.
1Cor:14:4: 4 He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself: but he that prophesieth, edifieth the church.
1Cor:14:5: 5 And I would have you all to speak with tongues, but rather to prophesy. For greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues: unless perhaps he interpret, that the church may receive edification.
1Cor:14:12: 12 So you also, forasmuch as you are zealous of spirits, seek to abound unto the edifying of the church.
1Cor:14:19: 19 But in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may instruct others also: than ten thousand words in a tongue.
1Cor:14:23: 23 If therefore the whole church come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in unlearned persons or infidels, will they not say that you are mad?
1Cor:14:28: 28 But if there be no interpreter, let him hold his peace in the church and speak to himself and to God.
1Cor:14:33: 33 For God is not the God of dissension, but of peace: as also I teach in all the churches of the saints.
1Cor:14:34: 34 ¶ Let women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted them to speak but to be subject, as also the law saith.
1Cor:14:35: 35 But if they would learn anything, let them ask their husbands at home. For it is a shame for a woman to speak in the church.
1Cor:15:9: 9 For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
1Cor:16:1: 1 ¶ Now concerning the collections that are made for the saints: as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, so do ye also.
1Cor:16:19: 19 ¶ The churches of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in the Lord, with the church that is in their house, with whom I also lodge.
2Cor:1:1: 1 ¶ Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother: to the church of God that is at Corinth, with all the saints that are in all Achaia:
2Cor:8:1: 1 ¶ Now we make known unto you, brethren, the grace of God that hath been given in the churches of Macedonia.
2Cor:8:18: 18 We have sent also with him the brother whose praise is in the gospel through all the churches.
2Cor:8:19: 19 And not that only: but he was also ordained by the churches companion of our travels, for this grace, which is administered by us, to the glory of the Lord and our determined will:
2Cor:8:23: 23 Either for Titus, who is my companion and fellow labourer towards you, or our brethren, the apostles of the churches, the glory of Christ.
2Cor:8:24: 24 Wherefore shew ye to them, in the sight of the churches, the evidence of your charity and of our boasting on your behalf.
2Cor:11:8: 8 I have taken from other churches, receiving wages of them for your ministry.
2Cor:11:28: 28 Besides those things which are without: my daily instance, the solicitude for all the churches.
2Cor:12:13: 13 For what is there that you have had less than the other churches but that I myself was not burthensome to you? Pardon me this injury.
Gal:1:2: 2 And all the brethren who are with me: to the churches of Galatia.
Gal:1:13: 13 For you have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews’ religion: how that, beyond measure, I persecuted the church of God and wasted it.
Gal:1:22: 22 And I was unknown by face to the churches of Judea, which were in Christ:
Eph:1:22: 22 And he hath subjected all things under his feet and hath made him head over all the church,
Eph:3:10: 10 That the manifold wisdom of God may be made known to the principalities and powers in heavenly places through the church,
Eph:3:21: 21 To him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus, unto all generations, world without end. Amen.
Eph:5:23: 23 Because the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ is the head of the church. He is the saviour of his body.
Eph:5:24: 24 Therefore as the church is subject to Christ: so also let the wives be to their husbands in all things.
Eph:5:25: 25 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ also loved the church and delivered himself up for it:
Eph:5:27: 27 That he might present it to himself, a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
Eph:5:29: 29 For no man ever hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, as also Christ doth the church:
Eph:5:32: 32 This is a great sacrament: but I speak in Christ and in the church.
Phil:3:6: 6 According to zeal, persecuting the church of God: According to the justice that is in the law, conversing without blame.
Phil:4:15: 15 And you also know, O Philippians, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church communicated with me as concerning giving and receiving, but you only.
Col:1:18: 18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things he may hold the primacy:
Col:1:24: 24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you and fill up those things that are wanting of the sufferings of Christ, in my flesh, for his body, which is the church:
Col:4:15: 15 Salute the brethren who are at Laodicea: and Nymphas and the church that is in his house.
Col:4:16: 16 And when this epistle shall have been read with you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans: and that you read that which is of the Laodiceans.
1Thes:1:1: 1 ¶ Paul and Sylvanus and Timothy to the church of the Thessalonians: in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ.
1Thes:2:14: 14 For you, brethren, are become followers of the churches of God which are in Judea, in Christ Jesus: for you also have suffered the same things from your own countrymen, even as they have from the Jews:
2Thes:1:1: 1 ¶ Paul and Sylvanus and Timothy, to the church of the Thessalonians. In God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ,
2Thes:1:4: 4 So that we ourselves also glory in you in the churches of God, for your patience and faith, and in all your persecutions and tribulations: which you endure
1Tm:3:5: 5 But if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?
1Tm:3:15: 15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
1Tm:5:16: 16 If any of the faithful have widows, let him minister to them, and let not the church be charged: that there may be sufficient for them that are widows indeed.
Phlm:1:2: 2 And to Appia, our dearest sister, and to Archippus, our fellow soldier, and to the church which is in thy house.
Heb:2:12: 12 I will declare thy name to my brethren: in the midst of the church will I praise thee.
Heb:12:23: 23 And to the church of the firstborn who are written in the heavens, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the just made perfect,
Jms:5:14: 14 Is any man sick among you? Let him bring in the priests of the church and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.
1Pt:5:13: 13 The church that is in Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you. And so doth my son, Mark.
3Jn:1:6: 6 Who have given testimony to thy charity in the sight of the church. Whom thou shalt do well to bring forward on their way in a manner worthy of God:
3Jn:1:9: 9 ¶ I had written perhaps to the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, doth not receive us.
Rv:1:4: 4 John to the seven churches which are in Asia. Grace be unto you and peace, from him that is and that was and that is to come: and from the seven spirits which are before his throne:
Rv:1:11: 11 Saying: What thou seest, write in a book and send to the seven churches which are in Asia: to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamus and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea.
Rv:1:20: 20 The mystery of the seven stars, which thou sawest in my right hand and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches. And the seven candlesticks are the seven churches.
Rv:2:1: 1 ¶ Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write: These things saith he who holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks:
Rv:2:7: 7 He that hath an ear let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches: To him that overcometh I will give to eat of the tree of life which is in the paradise of my God.
Rv:2:8: 8 ¶ And to the angel of the church of Smyrna write: These things saith the First and the Last, who was dead and is alive:
Rv:2:11: 11 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches: He that shall overcome shall not be hurt by the second death.
Rv:2:12: 12 ¶ And to the angel of the church of Pergamus write: These things saith he that hath the sharp two-edged sword:
Rv:2:17: 17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches: To him that overcometh I will give the hidden manna and will give him a white counter: and in the counter, a new name written, which no man knoweth but he that receiveth it.
Rv:2:18: 18 ¶ And to the angel of the church of Thyatira write: These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like to a flame of fire and his feet like to fine brass.
Rv:2:23: 23 And I will kill her children with death: and all the churches shall know that I am he that searcheth the reins and hearts. And I will give to every one of you according to your works. But to you I say
Rv:2:29: 29 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches.
Rv:3:1: 1 ¶ And to the angel of the church of Sardis write: These things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: I know thy works, and that thou hast the name of being alive. And thou art dead.
Rv:3:6: 6 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches.
Rv:3:7: 7 ¶ And to the angel of the church of Philadelphia write: These things saith the Holy One and the true one, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth and no man shutteth, shutteth and no man openeth:
Rv:3:13: 13 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches.
Rv:3:14: 14 ¶ And to the angel of the church of Laodicea write: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, who is the beginning of the creation of God:
Rv:3:22: 22 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches.
Rv:22:16: 16 I, Jesus, have sent my angel, to testify to you these things in the churches. I am the root and stock of David, the bright and morning star.