Your Special Role in Christís body


1 Corinthians 12:15-27 If the foot would say, ďBecause Iím not the hand, Iím not part of the body,Ē it is not therefore not part of the body. If the ear would say, ďBecause Iím not the eye, Iím not part of the body,Ē itís not therefore not part of the body. If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole were hearing, where would the smelling be? But now God has set the members, each one of them, in the body, just as he desired. If they were all one member, where would the body be? But now they are many members, but one body. The eye canít tell the hand, ďI have no need for you,Ē or again the head to the feet, ďI have no need for you.Ē No, much rather, those members of the body which seem to be weaker are necessary. Those parts of the body which we think to be less honorable, on those we bestow more abundant honor; and our unpresentable parts have more abundant propriety; whereas our presentable parts have no such need. But God composed the body together, giving more abundant honor to the inferior part, that there should be no division in the body, but that the members should have the same care for one another. When one member suffers, all the members suffer with it. Or when one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it. Now you are the body of Christ, and members individually.

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