I Love Your Head, But …

“Richard, I love your head, but the rest of you repulses me.”

No one has ever said this to me, but it’s exactly what some people say about Jesus and His Church. A recent survey by Barna found that 1-in-10 Americans who call themselves Christians agreed that they “love Jesus but not the church.”

The Bible describes the Church as Christ’s body. For we (the Church) are members of His body, of His flesh and of His bones (Ephesians 5:30). Saying that you love Jesus but don’t like those He died for is … well …

Jesus cannot be separated from His people anymore than you can love my head and hate the rest of me.

For the husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church; and He is the Saviour of the body (Ephesians 5:23).


One thought on “I Love Your Head, But …

  1. Amen you can’t love Christ and hate His bride. They always come together in the same package! ” . . . and every one that loveth Him that begat loveth Him also that is begotten of him.” [1 John 5:1] Though this verse has a primary reference to The Father and His only begotten Son Jesus Christ, it can also be applied to those who have been raised together with Christ!

    “Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? 
    The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against His anointed, saying, 
    Let us break THEIR bands asunder, and cast away THEIR cords from us!” [Psalm 2:1-3]

    Notice the change in the pronoun from His anointed to ‘their bands’ etc . . . and so it has been throughout history that all those who hate the Lamb unwittingly hate the Lamb’s Bride too.

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