Apostle Paul described the church as the body of Christ. Much like different parts of a body, as Christians, we are all interconnected and dependent on each other. And although each of us has a unique role, we come together for a shared purpose, just like how the different parts of a body work together. 

Bible verses about going to church
Bible verse about going to church.

The Bible emphasizes the importance of Christians coming together and praying together as a community. In Acts 2:42-47, we are told about how the early believers used to gather regularly. They listened to the apostles’ teachings, shared meals, prayed together, and witnessed remarkable miracles.

By following the example of the early Christians, we too can enjoy the many benefits of being part of a loving community. Not only do we become united in worship, but we also get support- both physical and spiritual.

List of Bible verses about going to church

Hebrews 10:25   

“Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”

Acts 20:7   

“On the first day of the week we came together to break bread. Paul spoke to the people and, because he intended to leave the next day, kept on talking until midnight.”

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Acts 2:42   

“They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.”

Psalm 133:1   

“How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!”

Matthew 18:20  

“For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”

Psalm 122:1   

“I rejoiced with those who said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord.'”

1 Corinthians 14:26  

“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.”

1 Corinthians 12:12-13   

“Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.”

Romans 12:4-5   

“For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.”

Bible verses about going to church
Bible verse showing everyone of us our role in building the church.

Psalm 84:10   

“Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked.”

Ephesians 4:11-13   

“So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.”

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Colossians 3:16   

“Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.”

Ephesians 5:19-20  

 “Speak to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Acts 2:46-47   

“Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.”

Psalm 27:4   

“One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple.”

Acts 20:28   

“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.”

Hebrews 3:13  

“But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called ‘Today,’ so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.”

Romans 15:5-6   

“May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Bible verses about going to church
Bible verse about the nature of the church.

1 Peter 5:2-4   

“Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve; not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock. And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away.”

Psalm 149:1  

“Praise the Lord. Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of his faithful people.”

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Acts 5:42   

“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.”

Ephesians 3:10   

“His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms.”

Colossians 3:15-16   

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.”

1 Peter 2:5   

“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.”

Acts 16:5   

“So the churches were strengthened in the faith and grew daily in numbers.”

1 Corinthians 12:28   

“And God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, of helping, of guidance, and of different kinds of tongues.”

1 Timothy 4:13

“Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching.”

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Acts 20:28   

“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.”

Bible verses about going to church
Bible verse showing the joy of going to church.

1 Thessalonians 5:11  

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

Acts 14:27   

“On arriving there, they gathered the church together and reported all that God had done through them and how he had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.”

1 Corinthians 10:17   

“Because there is one loaf, we, who are many, are one body, for we all share the one loaf.”

1 Corinthians 14:31   

“For you can all prophesy in turn so that everyone may be instructed and encouraged.”

Acts 9:31   

“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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Ephesians 2:19   

“Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household.”

Ephesians 4:16   

“From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.”

1 Timothy 3:15   

“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.”

Matthew 16:18

“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.”

Bible verses about going to church
Bible verse about growth of the church.

1 Peter 4:10

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

1 John 1:7 

“But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.”

James 5:16

“Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”

Exodus 20:8-11

“Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns. For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.”

1 Timothy 2:1

“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people.”

Philippians 2:2

“Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.”