The Church The Mountain

The Church The Mountain

The church is supposed to be a mountain and the mountain according to the Bible is a place of encounters. A lot of people, including Christians, see the church as a place of gathering. The church is more than just a place of gathering and it’s not a social gathering either. It’s a place of encounter, where people come to meet God face to face and spend time in his presence.

What happens in the church?

  1. The church is a place of feast.
    Isa 25:6 KJV. And in this mountain shall the Lord of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.
    John 7:37 KJV. In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.
  2. It is a place of prayer. The mountain is a place of prayer.
    Luke 6:12 KJV. And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.
    Matt 14:23 KJV. And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone.
  3. A place of waiting.
    Exo 24:18 KJV. And Moses went into the midst of the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and Moses was in the mount forty days and forty nights.
    Exo 34:28 KJV. And he was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.
  4. A place where veils are removed.
    Isa 60:2 KJV. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.
    Isa 25:7 KJV. And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the vail that is spread over all nations.
    2 Cor 3:16 KJV. Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away.

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