Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.
Therefore, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him,
He is the head of the body, the church, as well as the beginning, the firstborn from among the dead, so that he himself may become first in all things.
I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ and are following a different gospel --
Listen! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no benefit to you at all!
1 Timothy 2:4
since he wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.
But practicing the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Christ, who is the head.
He has stripped me of my honor and has taken the crown off my head.
my bones were not hidden from you, when I was made in secret and sewed together in the depths of the earth.
Remain in me, and I will remain in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in me.
Now if some of the branches were broken off, and you, a wild olive shoot, were grafted in among them and participated in the richness of the olive root,
For no one has ever hated his own body but he feeds it and takes care of it, just as Christ also does the church,
My goal is that their hearts, having been knit together in love, may be encouraged, and that they may have all the riches that assurance brings in their understanding of the knowledge of the mystery of God, namely, Christ,
that they will all be one, just as you, Father, are in me and I am in you. I pray that they will be in us, so that the world will believe that you sent me.
The group of those who believed were of one heart and mind, and no one said that any of his possessions was his own, but everything was held in common.
For just as in one body we have many members, and not all the members serve the same function,
1 Corinthians 1:10
I urge you, brothers and sisters, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to agree together, to end your divisions, and to be united by the same mind and purpose.
1 Corinthians 10:16
Is not the cup of blessing that we bless a sharing in the blood of Christ? Is not the bread that we break a sharing in the body of Christ?
1 Corinthians 12:12
For just as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body -- though many -- are one body, so too is Christ.
making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ so that -- whether I come and see you or whether I remain absent -- I should hear that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, by contending side by side for the faith of the gospel,
complete my joy and be of the same mind, by having the same love, being united in spirit, and having one purpose.
1 Peter 3:8
Finally, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, affectionate, compassionate, and humble.
so that you may live worthily of the Lord and please him in all respects -- bearing fruit in every good deed, growing in the knowledge of God,
1 Corinthians 3:6
I planted, Apollos watered, but God caused it to grow.
From him the whole body grows, fitted and held together through every supporting ligament. As each one does its part, the body grows in love.
1 Thessalonians 3:12
And may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we do for you,
1 Thessalonians 4:10
And indeed you are practicing it toward all the brothers and sisters in all of Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more,
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith flourishes more and more and the love of each one of you all for one another is ever greater.
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the honor both now and on that eternal day.
You must not make gods of silver alongside me, nor make gods of gold for yourselves.
Instead new wine must be poured into new wineskins.
so we who are many are one body in Christ, and individually we are members who belong to one another.
for we are members of his body.