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.
Since there is one bread, we who are many are one body; for we all partake of the one bread.
There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling;
for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ;
For just as we have many members in one body and all the members do not have the same function,
but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.
because we are members of His body.
He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.
and not holding fast to the head, from whom the entire body, being supplied and held together by the joints and ligaments, grows with a growth which is from God.
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.
Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed He does not say, "And to seeds," as referring to many, but rather to one, "And to your seed," that is, Christ.