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 as ye have received Christ Jesus the Lord, walk in Him;
And He is the head of the body, which is the church: who is the beginning, the first-born from the dead, that in all things He might have the pre-eminence.
I wonder that ye are so soon removed from him who called you by the grace of Christ to another gospel: which is not another;
Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing.
1 Timothy 2:4
who is willing that all men should be saved, and therefore come to the knowledge of the truth.
but holding the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him, who is the head, even Christ:
Abide therefore in me, and I will abide in you: for as the branch cannot bear fruit of it self, unless it abide in the vine; so neither can ye, except ye abide in me.
But if some of the branches were broken off, and thou a wild-olive wert grafted in among them, and art made a partaker together with them of the root and fatness of the olive; boast not against the branches:
For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord also doth the church:
that their hearts may be comforted, being knit together in love, and to all the riches of a full assurance of understanding in these things, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of our God and Father, and of Christ:
That they all may be one, as Thou, O Father, art in me, and I in Thee; that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
And the heart and soul of the multitude that believed was one: no one called any of his possessions his own property, but they had all things common.
For as in one body we have many members, and all the members have not the same office:
1 Corinthians 1:10
Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye would all say alike, and that there may be no schisms among you, but that ye be perfectly united in the same mind and in the same judgement.
1 Corinthians 10:16
---The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? the bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?
1 Corinthians 12:12
For as the body is one, and hath many members; but all the parts of this one body, though many, are but one body:
endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace: for there is but one body and one Spirit,
Only behave worthy of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you, or be absent, I may hear of you, that ye stand firm in one Spirit, striving together as with one soul for the saith of the gospel;
if any bowels of compassion, compleat ye my joy, be like-minded, maintaining the same love, with your souls united, in attending to the one thing needful.
1 Peter 3:8
Finally, my beloved, be unanimous, be sympathizing, love as brethren, be compassionate, be courteous:
that ye may walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
1 Corinthians 3:6
I have planted, Apollos watered: but God gave the increase.
from whom the whole body being fitly joined together and compacted by the aid of every joint, according to the operation proportioned to every part, maketh an increase to the edification of itself in love.
1 Thessalonians 3:12
and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love to one another, and to all men, as we do towards you:
1 Thessalonians 4:10
And indeed ye do it to all the brethren, that are in all Macedonia; but we exhort you, brethren, to abound in it more and more:
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought always to give thanks to God on your account, my brethren, as it is fit; because your faith increaseth greatly, and the love of every one of you towards each other aboundeth:
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: to Him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.
but new wine must be put into new vessels, and then both are saved.
so we who are many, are one body in Christ, and every one members of each other.
for we are members of his body, as if taken out of his flesh, and of his bones, as Eve was out of Adam's.