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Want to know what the Bible says about Church Growth? Here are 69 Bible verses about Church Growth 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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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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Ephesians 4:11-12 NIV
11 So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, 12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up
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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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Acts 9:31 NIV
Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace and was strengthened. Living in the fear of the Lord and encouraged by the Holy Spirit, it increased in numbers.
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John 12:32 NIV
And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”
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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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Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will.
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Acts 2:42 NIV
They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
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1 Timothy 4:13 NIV
Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching.
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Titus 1:5 NIV
The reason I left you in Crete was that you might put in order what was left unfinished and appoint elders in every town, as I directed you.
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Acts 12:5 NIV
So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him.
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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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Philippians 1:6 NIV
being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
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1 Chronicles 16:29 NIV
Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name;
    bring an offering and come before him.
Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness.
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Colossians 1:10 NIV
so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,
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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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1 Corinthians 3:16-17 NIV
16 Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst? 17 If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person; for God’s temple is sacred, and you together are that temple.
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2 Peter 3:18 NIV
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.
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Job 22:29 NIV
When people are brought low and you say, ‘Lift them up!’
    then he will save the downcast.
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John 12:24 NIV
Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.
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