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Members of One Another

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Members of One Another

We are all parts of it, and it takes every one of us to make it complete, for we each have different work to do. So we belong to each other, and each needs all the others.

Romans 12:5 (TLB)


“In this way we are like the various parts of a human body.

Each part gets its meaning from the body as a whole, not the other way around. The body we’re talking about is Christ’s body of chosen people . . .  we find our meaning and function as part of his body.”

Romans 12:5 (The Message)

 

“so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.”

Romans 12:5 (NIV)

1.      In what ways does a church compare to a physical

     body?

 

 

 

2.      Read 1 Corinthians 12:14-26.  What other insights do

     you pick up?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.      Practical Steps for Developing the “Body Function”

     of Crossroads:

Ø       Recognize that real ministry takes place (over the long haul) in the context of ______________ ______________________.

Ø       Recognize that the church doesn’t function automatically. Each member must ___________ __________________ and make choices that will allow you to experience it. (Eph. 4:11-12)

Ø       Ask the question, “What am I doing to help others become ________________ ________________ of Christ’s Body?

Members of One Another

We are all parts of it, and it takes every one of us to make it complete, for we each have different work to do. So we belong to each other, and each needs all the others.

Romans 12:5 (TLB)


“In this way we are like the various parts of a human body.

Each part gets its meaning from the body as a whole, not the other way around. The body we’re talking about is Christ’s body of chosen people . . .  we find our meaning and function as part of his body.”

Romans 12:5 (The Message)

 

“so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.”

Romans 12:5 (NIV)

4.      In what ways does a church compare to a physical

     body?

 

 

 

5.      Read 1 Corinthians 12:14-26.  What other insights do

     you pick up?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.      Practical Steps for Developing the “Body Function”

     of Crossroads:

Ø       Recognize that real ministry takes place (over the long haul) in the context of ______________ ______________________.

Ø       Recognize that the church doesn’t function automatically. Each member must ___________ __________________ and make choices that will allow you to experience it. (Eph. 4:11-12)

Ø       Ask the question, “What am I doing to help others become ________________ ________________ of Christ’s Body?

 

 

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