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" 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. For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body— Jews or Greeks, slaves or free— and all were made to drink of... "
The Gift of the Church: A Textbook Ecclesiology in Honor of Patrick ... - Page 15
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Understanding St. Paul

James Philipps - Religion - 2006 - 48 pages
...mystery of the church. To be a follower of Christ, he writes, is to be part of a living, breathing body: "For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the 10:16-17; 11:27). If the members of the community do not extend to one another the unconditional love...
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From Darkness to Glory

Cherise McKinney - Religion - 2006 - 184 pages
...fire." John 1:33 Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church-He is the Saviour of the Universal Body. For as the Body is one and has many members, and all the members of that body, being many are one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and...
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God's Seven Ways To Ease Suffering

Ronald D. Anton
...promised blessings and facilitates their receipt. CHAPTER 9 GOD'S BLESSING OF PARTICIPATION IN CHRIST'S CHURCH "For just as the body is one and has many members,...body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. " - 1 Corinthians 12:12. St. Paul says that the individual members of the Body of Christ are like cells...
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Workbook for Lectors and Gospel Readers: Year A, 2008

James L. Weaver - 2007 - 278 pages
...their many divisions. One of the ways he does this is by likening the Corinthian Church to a body: "For just as the body is one and has many members,...body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ" (1 Corinthians 12:12). This was a common metaphor ancient Greek orators used when exhorting the citizens...
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Isaiah: Interpreted by Early Christian Medieval Commentators

Robert L. Wilken, Angela Russell Christman, Michael J. Hollerich - Religion - 2007 - 590 pages
...referring to one, "and to your offspring'' which is Christ (Gal 3:29, 16), and in another passage: For just as the body is one and has many members,...body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ (i Cor 12:12) — in the same way the devil's body, of which the devil is the head, that is, the company...
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Marks of His Wounds : Gender Politics and Bodily Resurrection: Gender ...

Beth Felker Jones Assistant Professor of Bible and Religion Huntington College - Religion - 2007 - 168 pages
...many. The body of Christ, as Paul writes of it, is the consummate illustration of difference in unity: "For just as the body is one and has many members,...body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ" (i Corinthians 12:12). This unity cannot be one in which difference is annihilated. The peace of God...
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The Christian Church: Biblical Origin, Historical Transformation, and ...

Hans Schwarz - Religion - 2007 - 388 pages
...vice versa. Paul makes this abundantly clear with his imagery of the body. For instance, he states: "For just as the body is one and has many members,...body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ" (1 Cor. 12:12). At another occasion he claims: For as in one body we have many members, and all the...
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The Politics of Power & the Ordination of Women

Adolphus Chinedu Amadi-Azuogu - Religion - 2007 - 436 pages
...In other words, different people have different assignments, regardless of gender. Hence, Paul says, "for just as the body is one and has many members,...body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ" (ICor 12,12). All hands must now be on deck to realize this important objective. Even the quarreling...
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One Mountain, Many Paths: Common Sense for the Spiritual Traveler

Patrick Swift - Religion - 2007 - 143 pages
...Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace. NUMBERS 6:24—26 Judaism & Christianity 8 just as the body is one and has many members, and...body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. i CORINTHIANS 12:12 Christianity nS contending peoples and kindreds of the earth! Set your faces towards...
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What Are Spiritual Gifts?: Rethinking the Conventional View

Kenneth Berding - Religion - 363 pages
...function, so we, the many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. (Rom. 12:4-5) For just as the body is one and has many members,...members of the body, though many, are one body, so also is Christ. (1 Cor. 12:12) God has arranged the body ... so that the members may have the same...
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