1 Corinthians 12:12-31 NIV Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. Just as the human body consists of many different parts, so does Christ’s body consist of many … 1 . Therefore, divide the body part names from major to minor, see below, and distribute them accordingly as children arrive to class. But God’s Spirit baptized each of us and made us part of the body of Christ. It is the same with Christ. 12 Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Even so the body is not made up of one part but of many. “The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body. 23 The parts that we think are less important we treat with special honor. 1998, Bruce N. Cameron, J.D. If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? And although its parts are many, they all form one body. Try it free for 30 days. The Response of the Corinthians . Used by permission. 12 There is one body, but it has many parts. If one part of our body is honoured, the whole body will be happy. 13 We were all baptized by one Holy Spirit. Only when the parts come together do they form one body to accomplish one purpose! 23 And the parts we regard as less honorable are those we clothe with the greatest care. You most likely won't know how many kids will show up to class. 20 But now there are many members, but one body. Lesson. Spirit, of course, is the Holy Spirit, the one who joins believers to Jesus and to one another, making believers from different backgrounds able to live together as they strive, with His help, to maintain this unity. Chapter 12 of 1 Corinthians has a comprehensive discussion of spiritual gifts, however, spiritual gifts are mentioned in at least six other places, so clearly God wants each of us to know and use our special, spiritual gifts. i Corinthians xii. All rights reserved worldwide. And so we are formed into one body. 13 For we were all baptized by. Copyright © 1995, 1996, 1998, 2014 by Biblica, Inc.®. Yes, the body has many different parts, not just one part. Quotations from the NIV are used by permission of Zondervan Bible Publishers. 100 Bible Verses about The Body Has Many Parts. Toggle navigation Kid's Study Bible. 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. Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant. Or if your whole body were an ear, how would you smell anything? 1 Corinthians 12 . Some of us are slaves, and others are free. Many of you know how much I love the Peanuts comic strip. 3. One Body with Many Parts - The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body. So it is with Christ” (verse 12). 13 Some of us are Jews, some are Gentiles,[a] some are slaves, and some are free. 1973, 1978, 1984 International Bible Society, unless otherwise noted. A. - 1 Corinthians 12:12–31 This communion of saints we confess in the Apostles’ Creed is vital to the faith once delivered to the saints (Jude 3). In the Bible there are over 50 "figures" used to refer to the church, or God's people. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. But there is only one body. 1 Corinthians 12:12-14 describe it like this: "The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body. 14 So the body is not made up of just one part. a. one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink. Here are a few examples of these: City of the living God – Hebrews 12:22 Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. 19 If they were all one member, where would the body be? This week's study is on 1 Corinthians 12:12-27: Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. 18 But our bodies have many parts, and God has put each part just where he wants it. He thought, “My body blames my foot for not being able to go places. New International Reader's Version (NIRV), Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, NIrV, Adventure Bible for Early Readers, Full Color Interior, NIrV, Free on the Inside Bible, Paperback, NIrV, The Books of the Bible for Kids: New Testament: Read the Story of Jesus, His Church, and His Return, NIrV, Gift and Award Bible, Paperback, Blue, NIrV, Holy Bible, Large Print, Leathersoft. 25 This makes for harmony among the members, so that all the members care for each other. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 21 And the eye cannot say to the hand, I have no need of you"; or again the head to the feet, I … We were all given the same Spirit to drink. 14 Yes, the body has many different parts, not just one part. So it is with the body of Christ. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. English Standard Version 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. So I don’t belong to the body.” By saying this, it cannot stop being part of the body. But we have all been baptized into one body by one Spirit, and we all share the same Spirit. For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the membrs of that one body, being many, are one bodie: so also is Christ. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! 26. Now we each drink from that same Spirit. 18 But now God has placed the members, each one of them, in the body, just as He desired. 2. In one of the strips, Snoopy, the lovable beagle, was pictured with his left leg broken. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. 13 For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink. So God has put the body together such that extra honor and care are given to those parts that have less dignity. 25. One Body, Many Parts Text: 1 Corinthians 12:1-31, 1. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. If one part is honored, every part shares in its joy. It didn’t matter whether we were Jews or Gentiles, slaves or free people. But all its many parts make up one body. 18 God has placed each part in the body just as he wanted it to be. ‘The body of Christ has many different parts, just as any other body does. 12 For as with the human body which is a unity although it has many parts -- all the parts of the body, though many, still making up one single body -- so it is with Christ. If the whole body were an ear, how could it smell? 15 If the foot says, “I am not a part of the body because I am not a hand,” that does not make it any less a part of the body. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. So I don’t belong to the body.” By saying this, it cannot stop being part of the body. But God has put together all the parts of the body. As the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ. 19 If all the parts were the same, how could there be a body? Learn more. LESSON 9 - ONE BODY, MANY PARTS -- ONE CHURCH, MANY MEMBERS (1 CORINTHIANS 12) Copr. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; Ephesians 4:16 From Him the whole body is fitted and held together by every supporting ligament; and as each individual part does its work, the body grows and builds itself up in love. 21 The eye can’t say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” The head can’t say to the feet, “I don’t need you!” 22 In fact, it is just the opposite. . To all our readers, Please don't scroll past this. 1 Corinthians 12:12-16 - NIV: Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. Verse 4 speaks of one body, one Spirit, and one hope. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. 13 We were baptised into one body in a single Spirit, Jews as well as Greeks, slaves as well as free men, and we were all given the same Spirit to drink. 19 How strange a body would be if it had only one part! Some of us are Jews, and others are Gentiles. 2. - King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan For even as the body is one and {yet} has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body… He did this to make all parts of the body work together smoothly, with each part caring about the others. 12. So it is with … 3. 27 You are the body of Christ. 25 In that way, the parts of the body will not take sides. Try it free for 30 days. God put our bodies together in such a way that even the parts that seem the least important are valuable. 1. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. So it is with Christ. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. It has many parts. Our bodies don’t have just one part. 21 The eye can never say to the hand, “I don’t need you.” The head can’t say to the feet, “I don’t need you.”. 18–20). Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. So it is with Christ. But we have all been baptized into one body by one Spirit, and we all share the same Spirit.[b]. If the foot would say, "Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body," that would not make it any less a part of the body. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? If one part of our body hurts, we hurt all over. Just as the body is one organism, although it has many parts—and even though the various parts of the body are many in number, there is one body—so it is with Christ. The Body of Christ, like all bodies, is comprised of many parts. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 - One Body With Many Parts 1. If [one] part suffers, all the parts suffer with it; if one part is honored, all the parts share its joy.” The mother and her baby, the women behind me, and all those who are a part of my community of friends and family are of one body. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. Vs. 12 – For even as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ. If the whole body … The private parts aren’t shown. So we carefully protect those parts that should not be seen, 24 while the more honorable parts do not require this special care. 1 Corinthians 12:14-18 Indeed, the body does not consist of one member but of many. As it is, there are many parts, yet one body” (vv. 27 All of you together are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it. 24 The parts that can be shown don’t need special care. We were all given the same Spirit to drink. MANY MEMBERS AND ONE BODY. Philippians 4:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. 15 Suppose the foot says, “I am not a hand. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 14 So the body is not made up of just one part. So it is with Christ. And if the ear would say, "Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body," that would not make it any less a part of the body. 14 Even so the body is not made up of one part but of many. 26 If one part suffers, every part suffers with it. S. Mary's Church, Glasgow, October 10, 1882, before the Representative Council of the Scottish Episcopal Church. 16 And suppose the ear says, “I am not an eye. 26 If one part suffers, all the parts suffer with it, and if one part is honored, all the parts are glad. [ Unity and diversity in the body] Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. member: part of a group, one of many. All rights reserved. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 22 In fact, some parts of the body that seem weakest and least important are actually the most necessary. Home-> 1 Corinthians-> Chapter 12. . It is the same with Christ. 1 Corinthians 12:1-31 ESV / 4 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. Don't have an account? 20 Yes, there are many parts, but only one body. So it is with the body of Christ. All of them will take care of one another. 12 The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body. Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus accursed: and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. S. Paul had no cause .to reproach his … At the end of verse 12 Paul wrote, “So also is Christ.” What the human body is to us, so also is Christ’s body. Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Why "body" for church. Unity and Diversity in the Body. 13 We were all baptized by one Holy Spirit. Home; Bible Study Guide . 17 If the whole body were an eye, how could it hear? They have many parts’ 13 For we were all baptized by one Spirit into one body--whether Jews or Greeks, slave or free--and we were all given the one Spirit to drink. But they are treated with special care. “There should be no division in the body, but . Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, NLT Thinline Reference Bible, Filament Enabled Edition--soft leather-look, rustic brown, NLT Teen Life Application Study Bible, Softcover, NLT Holy Bible, Giant Print, Black Imitation Leather, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/tan (indexed) (red letter). (1 Corinthians 12:12-13). And so we are formed into one body. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Bible Point The Body of Christ is many parts. What are the benefits of creating an account? 17 If the whole body were an eye, how would you hear? So it is with the body of Christ. 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." The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body. -1 Corinthians 12:12-16 But all its many parts make up one body. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. (1 Corinthians 12:12) In this twelfth chapter of 1 Corinthians the apostle Paul is comparing Christ’s spiritual body, the church, to the human body. Each one of you is a part of it. Stagnation was not the fault of the early Church of Corinth. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. And he has given more honor to the parts that didn’t have any. 16 And if the ear says, “I am not part of the body because I am not an eye,” would that make it any less a part of the body? All Scripture references are to the New International Version (NIV), copr. It has many parts. Berean Study Bible The body is a unit, though it is composed of many parts. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Mr Potato Head illustrates 1 Corinthians 12 12-27 in this bible stories for kids. Try it for 30 days FREE. There are many different parts doing many different things, but one unit. There are limbs, organs, and various members that, when left alone, are useless, but when assembled make up the entire body. 20 As it is, there are many parts. Introductions and Backgrounds; List of Subjects; Maps and Geography; Major Bible Sections ; Glossary; Bible Topics For Kids; Contact . The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body. In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations 1 Corinthians 12:20 use word study mode Spiritual Gifts; One Body Made Up of Many Parts. Set Up Before class time write body part names on stick-on-notes. The parts of the body that seem to be weaker are the ones we can’t do without. It didn’t matter whether we were Jews or Gentiles, slaves or free people. Some of us are Jews, some are Gentiles, some are slaves, and some are free. 6) Members of the Body of Christ share a common bond with all other Christians, regardless of background, race, or ministry. 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