I have discussed in my previous post that there are two (2) kinds of men found outside the Church of God. One already judged and the other to be judged by God Himself.
1 Cor 5:13 But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.
Heb 10:26 For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,
Matt 18:18 Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
Also, there are two (2) kinds of member found inside the Church of God that is called a brother.
1 Cor 5:11 But now I have written to you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother is a lewd person, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner: with such person no not to eat.
For them that are within, there is more important thing to desire - deemed as the better way.
1 Cor 12:31 But covet earnestly the best gifts. And yet I show to you a more excellent way.
Mt 7:13 Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there are who go in by it.
Mt 7:14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth to life, and few there are that find it.
I thought all along that above passages are meant for those not within, but this was said by Jesus to the Apostles who are already ministers of the Church.
Rev 22:15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and lewd men, and murderers, and idolaters, and whoever loveth and maketh a lie.
Col 4:5 Walk in wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.
1 Thess 4:12 That ye may walk honestly towards them that are without, and that ye may have need of nothing.
The Church of God is likened to a couple and a son inside the house;
While sleeping inside the room, the woman sense that there is someone outside prompting him to wake up her husband to investigate who later found out his own son watching television shows in the sala. The sala is within the house but without the room.
Mk 4:11 And he said to them, To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without, all these things are done in parables: