and not holding fast the Head, from whom all the body, being supplied and knit together through the joints and bands, increasing with the increase of God.
but speaking truth in love, we may grow up in all things into him, who is the head, even Christ;
He hath stripped me of my glory, And taken the crown from my head.
My frame was not hidden from thee, When I was made in secret, And curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; so neither can ye, except ye abide in me.
that they may all be one; even as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be in us: that the world may believe that thou didst send me.
And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and soul: and not one of them'said that aught of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
But if some of the branches were broken off, and thou, being a wild olive, wast grafted in among them, and didst become partaker with them of the root of the fatness of the olive tree;
For even as we have many members in one body, and all the members have not the same office:
Now I beseech you, brethren, through the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfected together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not a communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not a communion of the body of Christ?
For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ.
I marvel that ye are so quickly removing from him that called you in the grace of Christ unto a different gospel;
Behold, I Paul say unto you, that, if ye receive circumcision, Christ will profit you nothing.
and he put all things in subjection under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things to the church,
for no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as Christ also the church;
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ: that, whether I come and see you and be absent, I may hear of your state, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the gospel;
make full my joy, that ye be of the same mind, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind;
to walk worthily of the Lord unto all pleasing, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.
that their hearts may be comforted, they being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, that they may know the mystery of God, even Christ,
As therefore ye received Christ Jesus the Lord,'so walk in him,
and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we also do toward you;
for indeed ye do it toward all the brethren that are in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brethren, that ye abound more and more;
We are bound to give thanks to God always to you, brethren, even as it is meet, for that your faith growth exceedingly, and the love of each one of you all toward one another aboundeth;
who would have all men to be saved, and come to the knowledge of the truth.
Finally, be ye all likeminded, compassionate, loving as brethren, tenderhearted, humbleminded: