God views the church, the redeemed believers, from a heavenly
perspective. Far from seeing her as defeated by the power of sin and
sins, God views the church as the triumphant and glorious counterpart of
Christ, who fully expresses the One who fills all in all.
Glorious Church Watchman
Nee discusses four significant representations of the church in the
Bible: Eve in Genesis 2, the wife in Ephesians 5, the woman in
Revelation 12, and the Bride in Revelation 21 and 22. In each instance,
He presents the church's high calling to fulfill God's eternal purpose.