Matt. 16:18 "And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my
church..." Rom. 16:16 "Salute one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of
Christ salute you." Eph. 5:23, 25, 26 "...Christ is the head of the church, His body, of which He is the Savior." "....Christ loved the church and gave himself for
it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word."
Eph. 2:19-21 "Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God; And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone."