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.
As therefore you received Christ Jesus, the Lord, walk in him,
He is the head of the body, the assembly, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.
I marvel that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ to a different "good news";
Behold, I, Paul, tell you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will profit you nothing.
1 Timothy 2:4
who desires all people to be saved and come to full knowledge of the truth.
but speaking truth in love, we may grow up in all things into him, who is the head, Christ;
He has stripped me of my glory, and taken the crown from my head.
My frame wasn't hidden from you, when I was made in secret, woven together in the depths of the earth.
Remain in me, and I in you. As the branch can't bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you, unless you remain in me.
But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them, and became partaker with them of the root and of the richness of the olive tree;
For no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord also does the assembly;
that their hearts may be comforted, they being knit together in love, and gaining all riches of the full assurance of understanding, that they may know the mystery of God, both of the Father and of Christ,
that they may all be one; even as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be one in us; that the world may believe that you sent me.
The multitude of those who believed were of one heart and soul. Not one of them claimed that anything of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common.
For even as we have many members in one body, and all the members don't have the same function,
1 Corinthians 1:10
Now I beg you, brothers, through the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfected together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
1 Corinthians 10:16
The cup of blessing which we bless, isn't it a sharing of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, isn't it a sharing of the body of Christ?
1 Corinthians 12:12
For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ.
being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Only let your way of life be worthy of the Good News of Christ, that, whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your state, that you stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the Good News;
make my joy full, by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind;
1 Peter 3:8
Finally, be all like-minded, compassionate, loving as brothers, tenderhearted, courteous,
that you may walk worthily of the Lord, to please him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
1 Corinthians 3:6
I planted. Apollos watered. But God gave the increase.
from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the working in measure of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.
1 Thessalonians 3:12
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,
1 Thessalonians 4:10
for indeed you do it toward all the brothers who are in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brothers, that you abound more and more;
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are bound to always give thanks to God for you, brothers, even as it is appropriate, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of each and every one of you towards one another abounds;
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.
You shall most certainly not make alongside of me gods of silver, or gods of gold for yourselves.
But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved.
so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
because we are members of his body, of his flesh and bones.