(1 Corinthians 12:12) A parable is told about a group of animals deciding to improve their general welfare by starting a school. But God’s Spirit baptized each of us and made us part of the body of Christ. May the Spirit of love make us one in deed; one, the love that we share, one, our hope in despair, one, the cross that we bear. January 25, 2016. The Bible says, "The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body. They have many parts’ 1 Corinthians 12:27 — The human body is amazing. The title of the song is "We Are Many Parts" and it says: We are many parts, we are all one body, and the gifts we have we are given to share. St. Paul has it so right! Daily Reflection / Produced by The High Calling Just as our bodies have many parts and each part has a special function, so it is with Christ’s body. The title of these booklets is taken from the above Scripture. Many parts, one body. So it is with Christ. Now we each drink from that same Spirit. One Body with Many Parts - from Henri Nouwen's Bread for the Journey The Church is one body. About forty years ago, the church rediscovered its identity as the body of Christ. We are many parts, January 25, 2016 Daily Reflection. But this one body has many parts. May 23, 2015. by Mary McGlone. (1 Corinthians 12:12-13). Some of us are slaves, and others are free. One Body, Many Parts. –1 Corinthians 10:17. Scripture Reading — 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 . We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other. Our bodies don’t have just one part. Because we share in the one bread of Holy Communion, we are one body. As St. Paul puts it in the Gospel reading from yesterday, we are many parts but we are all one body. The curriculum included swimming, running, climbing and … Each part depends on the other parts. Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. We have all experienced how something as simple as a toothache can affect other parts of the body. For we were all baptized by one Spirit into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, slaves or free, and we were all given the one Spirit to drink." Our society tries to instill an attitude of individualism into our minds. Blog | Scripture for Life. Christ is the head of the church, but each of us plays an essential role. By Charles F. Stanley. As “members one of another” we may differ in what we do, but when we pull it all together in unison … Paul writes, "We were baptised into one body in a single Spirit" (1 Corinthians 12:13). Share In recent years, much has been said about spiritual gifts—those God-given abilities He equips us with to serve effectively. June 20, 2016. ‘The body of Christ has many different parts, just as any other body does. As one of our GDRV owners, we want to help you find whatever you need to keep your Grand Design luxury Fifth Wheel, Trailer, or Toy Hauler in great shape both outside and inside. Some of us are Jews, and others are Gentiles. Join us for a virtual Advent reflection series with Dan Schutte. One Bread, One Body - Reflection for September 13, 2014 "ONE BREAD, ONE BODY" "Because the loaf of bread is one, we, many though we are, are one body, for we all partake of the one loaf." For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another,” (Romans 12:5). Romans 12:4-5. Notice the underlying tones that speak against division and promote unity. One Body, Many Parts. Spirituality. Now you are the body of Christ has many different parts, January,. 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