[DailyReading] The church as a body
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Wed Mar 13 00:00:02 MDT 2019
Lesson: Sharing the Burden of Leadership
Reading: The church as a body 2019-03-13
Reference: 1 Cor. 12:13-23
I Corinthians 12:13: For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.
I Corinthians 12:14: For the body is not one member, but many.
I Corinthians 12:15: If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
I Corinthians 12:16: And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
I Corinthians 12:17: If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?
I Corinthians 12:18: But now hath God set the members every one of them in the body, as it hath pleased him.
I Corinthians 12:19: And if they were all one member, where were the body?
I Corinthians 12:20: But now are they many members, yet but one body.
I Corinthians 12:21: And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
I Corinthians 12:22: Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary:
I Corinthians 12:23: And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.
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