18 He is the head of his body, the church; who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that in all things he might have the preeminence.
22 And has put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,
|1 Timothy 3:15-16 |
15 If I am detained, you may know how to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
16 Without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness. God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached in the Gentiles, believed on in the world, and received up into glory.