The gift of edification

Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.The Greek word that is translated “edify” is the act of one who promotes...

The Ministry of Comfort and Edification

1 Thessalonians 5:11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do. The singular call of Jesus to His disciples was to deny themselves, pick up their cross and follow Him (Matthew 16:24; Mark 8:34; Luke 9:23). The body of Christ is...

Edification, not entertainment

1 Corinthians 14.12 Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual [gifts], seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church. Why does God bless His children with a variety of gifts and talents? These gifts are to be used to edify, or build up the rest of...