The Purpose of the Local Church

Evangelism & Missions   
- Mt 28, teach all nations, baptizing them
- Mk 16, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature
- Lk 24, repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations
- Ac 1, ye shall be witnesses unto me
- II Co 5, we are ambassadors for Christ

Discipleship
- Mt 28, Teaching them to observe all things
- Ac 2, they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine
- Ac 20, upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them
- II Ti 4, Preach the Word
- Ep 4, For the perfecting of the saints
- Ti 1, manifested his Word through preaching  
- Co 3, Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom

Worship
- Ac 4, lifted up their voice to God with one accord     
- Lu 10:27, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and                with all thy mind   
- Ac 2, Praising God  
- I Co 11, this do in remembrance of me
- I Co 16, Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him  
- II Co 9, Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give  
- Co 3, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs 
- He 2, in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee  
- He 13, let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually

Fellowship/Care/Discipline
- Ac 14, gathered the church together
- Ac 2, fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers
- Ac 12, but prayer was made without ceasing of the church, many were gathered together praying
- I Co 11, when ye come together in the church
- Ro 12, preferring one another
- Ro 13, love one another
- I Co 12, the members should have the same care one for another
- I Co 14, Let all things be done unto edifying
- I Th 5, edify one another
- Ga 6, Bear ye one another's burdens
- Ep 4, for the edifying of the body of Christ, forbearing one another in love
- Jas 5, pray one for another
- II Th 3, withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly; Yet count him not as an enemy, but                    admonish him as a brother
- He 10, Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another- I Jn 1, we have fellowship one with another

Service/Ministry
- Ep 4, for the work of the ministry  
- Ro 10, how shall they preach, except they be sent?
- Ro 12, serving the Lord  
- Ac 13, when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away
- I Co 15, always abounding in the work of the Lord 
- Ga 5, by love serve one another 
- Co 3, ye serve the Lord Christ