1 Corinthians 1:2 KJV
church of God which is at ,
to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that
in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and
Here is authorization for the use of this book to all who are called to be saints, not only in Corinth but in all places and not only then but at all times. The Holy Spirit applies this piece of Scripture, as we believe He does to all Scripture, to all the saints of God of all ages.
Here is a local church book. Written to one congregation, the only type of church found in the Bible. But here is evidence that this is only one church and that, what is truth for this church is truth for all churches that are called and sanctified and that call upon the name of the Lord.