. . . in whom you also are being built together for a dwelling
place of God in the spirit.
If it were not for the foundation of the Lord Jesus Christ, the church would have gone out of business a long time ago. Since Christ is the foundation, however, nothing can stop the church. Everything else might be falling, but the church is still going. In fact, in the face of trouble, the church is the institution in our society that blossoms the most. From ancient to modern times, there have been movements afoot to derail the church, but the church still goes on.