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Want to know what the Bible says about Church Building? Here are 82 Bible verses about Church Building from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Matthew 16:18 NIV
And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.
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1 Peter 2:5 NIV
you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
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Hebrews 10:25 NIV
not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another —and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
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Haggai 2:9 NIV
‘The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house,’ says the Lord Almighty. ‘And in this place I will grant peace, ’ declares the Lord Almighty.”
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Acts 20:28 NIV
Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own blood.
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1 Corinthians 14:26 NIV
What then shall we say, brothers and sisters? When you come together, each of you has a hymn, or a word of instruction, a revelation, a tongue or an interpretation. Everything must be done so that the church may be built up.
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1 Timothy 3:15 NIV
if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
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Haggai 1:8 NIV
Go up into the mountains and bring down timber and build my house, so that I may take pleasure in it and be honored, ” says the Lord.
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Haggai 1:4 NIV
“Is it a time for you yourselves to be living in your paneled houses, while this house remains a ruin?
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Matthew 18:20 NIV
For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”
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Mark 16:15 NIV
He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
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Acts 5:42 NIV
Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Messiah.
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Acts 8:4 NIV
Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went.
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Romans 16:17 NIV
I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them.
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Ephesians 2:19-22 NIV
19 Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, 20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. 21 In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. 22 And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.
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Ephesians 4:12 NIV
to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up
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Acts 2:47 NIV
praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.
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1 Corinthians 3:11 NIV
For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.
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1 Peter 2:4-5 NIV
4 As you come to him, the living Stone —rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him— 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
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1 Chronicles 16:11 NIV
Look to the Lord and his strength;
    seek his face always.
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