Some of us are Jews, and others are Gentiles. Our bodies don’t have just one part. One Body, Many Parts. They have many parts’ Christ is the head of the church, but each of us plays an essential role. The curriculum included swimming, running, climbing and … 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. January 25, 2016. Many parts, one body. –1 Corinthians 10:17. Because we share in the one bread of Holy Communion, we are one body. Scripture Reading — 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 . One Body with Many Parts - from Henri Nouwen's Bread for the Journey The Church is one body. being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another,” (Romans 12:5). Now we each drink from that same Spirit. But this one body has many parts. 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. 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 it is with Christ. Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. Some of us are slaves, and others are free. ‘The body of Christ has many different parts, just as any other body does. As St. Paul puts it in the Gospel reading from yesterday, we are many parts but we are all one body. We are many parts, January 25, 2016 Daily Reflection. Join us for a virtual Advent reflection series with Dan Schutte. 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. 1 Corinthians 12:27 — The human body is amazing. 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. Our society tries to instill an attitude of individualism into our minds. But God’s Spirit baptized each of us and made us part of the body of Christ. (1 Corinthians 12:12-13). 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." Share In recent years, much has been said about spiritual gifts—those God-given abilities He equips us with to serve effectively. 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. 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." St. Paul has it so right! Blog | Scripture for Life. June 20, 2016. As “members one of another” we may differ in what we do, but when we pull it all together in unison … We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other. Notice the underlying tones that speak against division and promote unity. 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