Palliteration — 11 words in pursuit of Christ’s ekklesia. (Alliteration is “the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.” Therefore pallaliteration is “the occurance of the p sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.”
* Peaceful people — “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” –Philippians 4:7 “Encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.” –2 Corinthians 13:11
* Patiently meeting — “Be still, and know that I am God.” –Psalm 46:10 “We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield.” –Psalm 33:20
* To perceive — “This was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven.” –Matthew 16:17 “No one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.” –Matthew 11:27
* And pursue — “Seek first His kingdom and his righteousness.” –Matthew 6:33 “Come near to God and he will come near to you.” –James 4:8
* Christ’s presence — “For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” –Matthew 18:20 “Christ in you, the hope of glory.” –Colossians 1:27
* Together — “When you come together, each of you has a hymn, or a word of instruction, a revelation, a tongue or an interpretation.” –1 Corinthians 14:26 “Truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.” –Matthew 18:19
–For more about the New Testament concept of ekklesia, click here.