Upon Which Scripture Verse Was The Catholic Church Founded ?

Does anyone have the answer to this question?

Adam had only one bride, and her name was Eve...
Genesis 4:1

Eve was created by GOD from a rib removed from
the side of the 'sleeping' Adam...
Genesis 2:21-24

Jesus Christ is the last Adam...
1Corinthians 15:45

Jesus Christ has only one bride, and she is the Church...
Jeremiah 16:9, John 3:28-29, Revelation 18:23, 19:7-8, 21:9

The only Bride of Christ was created while Jesus Christ 'slept' on the cross.
"...but one of the soldiers opened His side with a lance,
and immediately there came out blood and water."

John 19:34

Catechism of the Catholic Church - 766

The Old Testament prefigures the New Testament in so many ways.
Both brides were created through openings in the side,
through the rib cage, and next to the hearts of the two Adam's.

Some would say the Church was founded in Matthew 16:18,
but therein Jesus Christ said He 'will' build His Church on the 'rock' of Peter...

Others say the Church was founded at Pentecost when the Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles in Acts 2:1-47.
However that was when the Apostles were given the knowledge, and wisdom, and authority, with which to build the Church upon the cornerstone,
which is Jesus Christ.

Written by Bob Stanley, April 14, 1998
Updated, September 5, 2000

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