Bible Verses about Church, Size of
“Do not fear, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up at the last day.
"Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.
And as he sowed, some seed fell by the wayside; and the birds came and devoured them.
So the last will be first, and the first last. For many are called, but few chosen."
Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be.
But what does the divine response say to him? 'I have reserved for Myself seven thousand men who have not bowed the knee to Baal.' Even so then, at this present time there is a remnant according to the election of grace.
And it happened, as he sowed, that some seed fell by the wayside; and the birds of the air came and devoured it.
“A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell by the wayside; and it was trampled down, and the birds of the air devoured it.
Then He said to them, "The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.
And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples (altogether the number of names was about a hundred and twenty), and said,
Then those who gladly received his word were baptized; and that day about three thousand souls were added to them.
Then the word of God spread, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were obedient to the faith.