The Greek word for Church is ekklisia, the definition of this word is (a gathering of citizens called out from their homes into some public place, an Assembly. There are actually a group of non believers in Jesus Christ that call their gatherings the Satanic church. Those Whom God chose , the Nation of Israel, became followers of Moses. They were known as “The Church in the Wilderness.” “ The House of The Lord”. Those Baptized under the Cloud in the Sea identifying themselves with Moses, ￼Ref. Exodus 13:7; This Assembly is mentioned in Acts 7:38; 1st Corinthians 10:1-4. ; AND Once again in Revelation 12:6. Jesus said in Matthew , “I will build My Church.” The Lord offered His Church to Israel during the Kingdom Age. Most rejected The King of Kings, forfeiting receiving the Church Jesus had offered. A remnant became followers of Jesus Christ. We recognize them as the Kingdom Church, or The Early Church. Continuing to mixed Law & Grace. After the rejection of the Lord Jesus Christ by the Nation of Israel. The Apostle Paul was caught up into the 3rd Heaven and given Revelation of the Mystery. Ref. 2nd Corinthians Chapter 12. This Mystery ushered in The Church Age, The Church The Body of Christ. This Church was given The Greater Commission of Reconciliation , ref. 2nd Corinthians 5:17-21. Once this Commission has been completed, the Church the Body of Christ will be caught up the meet Jesus Christ in the Air. Ref. 1st Thessalonians 4:13-18. This group of Believers will be in Heaven at the “ judgment Seat of Christ” ref. Romans 14:10. At that time God will once again begin dealing with Israel, ref. Romans Ch. 11. The Kingdom Church Age, ref. The Book of Revelation. “Revelation Saints.”
Covenants reveal How God deals with People as mentioned throughout Scripture. Dispensations, as mentioned in Scripture, reveal when God is dealing with People during different Covenants and Time periods.