Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
but being sincere in mutual love, may be entirely united to Christ, who is the head:
of which we are the several parts constituting his body.
for as there are many members in one and the same body, but all the members have not the same office:
1 Corinthians 12:12
For as the body is one, tho' it has many members, and all the members of that one body, tho' many, are one body: so also is the body of Christ.
not adhering to the head, from which all the parts of the body derive its nutrition, and being firmly united together by its joints and ligaments, receives a divine increase.
yet some shall come from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south, and shall be entertain'd in the kingdom of God.
is God the God of the Jews only, and not of the Gentiles? surely he is of the Gentiles too;
from the first day to the present time. being persuaded that