100 Bible Verses about Church Fellowship

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 157 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Acts 2:42 ESV / 153 helpful votes

And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.

Matthew 18:20 ESV / 143 helpful votes

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

1 Corinthians 1:9 ESV / 127 helpful votes

God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Hebrews 10:24-25 ESV / 122 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

1 John 1:3 ESV / 117 helpful votes

That which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 10:25 ESV / 117 helpful votes

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

1 John 1:7 ESV / 108 helpful votes

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.

1 Corinthians 12:12 ESV / 105 helpful votes

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ.

2 Corinthians 13:14 ESV / 89 helpful votes

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

Hebrews 10:24 ESV / 88 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,

Philippians 2:1 ESV / 88 helpful votes

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy,

Romans 16:17 ESV / 86 helpful votes

I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them.

Acts 2:42-47 ESV / 86 helpful votes

And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. And all who believed were together and had all things in common. And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need. And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, ...

Proverbs 27:17 ESV / 86 helpful votes

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

2 Corinthians 6:14 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

Ephesians 5:30 ESV / 81 helpful votes

Because we are members of his body.

Acts 2:44-47 ESV / 81 helpful votes

And all who believed were together and had all things in common. And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need. And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 76 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 75 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

Ephesians 5:11 ESV / 75 helpful votes

Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 73 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Philippians 1:5 ESV / 72 helpful votes

Because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.

Psalm 55:14 ESV / 72 helpful votes

We used to take sweet counsel together; within God's house we walked in the throng.

Galatians 2:9 ESV / 70 helpful votes

And when James and Cephas and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given to me, they gave the right hand of fellowship to Barnabas and me, that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.

Acts 2:44 ESV / 69 helpful votes

And all who believed were together and had all things in common.

Romans 1:12 ESV / 66 helpful votes

That is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine.

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

1 Corinthians 15:33 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 63 helpful votes

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

1 Corinthians 12:1-31 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed. You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led. Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says “Jesus is accursed!” and no one can say “Jesus is Lord” except in the Holy Spirit. Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; ...

John 17:21-23 ESV / 59 helpful votes

That they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me. The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they may be one even as we are one, I in them and you in me, that they may become perfectly one, so that the world may know that you sent me and loved them even as you loved me.

Colossians 3:3 ESV / 58 helpful votes

For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Romans 12:5 ESV / 51 helpful votes

So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.

John 17:21 ESV / 51 helpful votes

That they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me.

Galatians 6:10 ESV / 49 helpful votes

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

1 Corinthians 10:16 ESV / 49 helpful votes

The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ?

1 Thessalonians 5:14 ESV / 48 helpful votes

And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.

Malachi 3:16 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Then those who feared the Lord spoke with one another. The Lord paid attention and heard them, and a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the Lord and esteemed his name.

Colossians 2:2 ESV / 47 helpful votes

That their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ,

1 Corinthians 5:2 ESV / 47 helpful votes

And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you.

Romans 12:13 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.

Romans 12:4-5 ESV / 47 helpful votes

For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.

John 13:34 ESV / 47 helpful votes

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.

Hebrews 13:16 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

Acts 4:32 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Now the full number of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but they had everything in common.

1 John 3:24 ESV / 45 helpful votes

Whoever keeps his commandments abides in God, and God in him. And by this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us.

1 John 1:5-7 ESV / 45 helpful votes

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. 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.

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15 ESV / 45 helpful votes

If anyone does not obey what we say in this letter, take note of that person, and have nothing to do with him, that he may be ashamed. Do not regard him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.

Philippians 2:2 ESV / 45 helpful votes

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

Acts 12:5 ESV / 45 helpful votes

So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church.

Ephesians 5:2 ESV / 44 helpful votes

And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

1 Corinthians 12:13 ESV / 44 helpful votes

For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit.

Romans 15:27 ESV / 44 helpful votes

For they were pleased to do it, and indeed they owe it to them. For if the Gentiles have come to share in their spiritual blessings, they ought also to be of service to them in material blessings.

Acts 2:41 ESV / 43 helpful votes

So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.

Ephesians 4:15 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,

Acts 9:31 ESV / 41 helpful votes

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was being built up. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it multiplied.

1 John 1:6-7 ESV / 40 helpful votes

If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. 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.

2 Corinthians 6:14-17 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, “I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the Lord, and touch no unclean thing; then I will welcome you,

Hebrews 10:2 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, since the worshipers, having once been cleansed, would no longer have any consciousness of sins?

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 39 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

1 Timothy 3:2 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

Colossians 3:15 ESV / 39 helpful votes

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

1 Corinthians 3:17 ESV / 39 helpful votes

If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.

Acts 2:2 ESV / 39 helpful votes

And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.

Psalm 133:1 ESV / 39 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!

Jude 1:20-21 ESV / 38 helpful votes

But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.

James 5:14-15 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

Philemon 1:6 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And I pray that the sharing of your faith may become effective for the full knowledge of every good thing that is in us for the sake of Christ.

1 Corinthians 3:9 ESV / 38 helpful votes

For we are God's fellow workers. You are God's field, God's building.

Acts 2:46-47 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.

1 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.

Colossians 3:2 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.

Ephesians 5:25-26 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

Ephesians 5:22-23 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior.

Ephesians 3:20-21 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.

Ephesians 2:19-20 ESV / 37 helpful votes

So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone,

1 Corinthians 12:1-13:13 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed. You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led. Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says “Jesus is accursed!” and no one can say “Jesus is Lord” except in the Holy Spirit. Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; ...

1 Corinthians 3:16 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?

1 Corinthians 1:10 ESV / 34 helpful votes

I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.

Romans 16:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes

That you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints, and help her in whatever she may need from you, for she has been a patron of many and of myself as well.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

1 John 4:11-13 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us. By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.

1 Peter 4:9 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.

Acts 1:14 ESV / 29 helpful votes

All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.

Hebrews 3:13 ESV / 28 helpful votes

But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

1 Corinthians 12:27 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.

Romans 12:10 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 23 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Acts 14:23 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

Acts 2:1-47 ESV / 22 helpful votes

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. ...

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

James 5:16 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Philippians 2:4 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Acts 2:47 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.

1 Timothy 3:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

If I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth.

Philippians 3:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

That I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

Hebrews 3:12-14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. For we have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original confidence firm to the end.

Ephesians 4:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

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