Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But we shall lovingly hold to the truth, and shall in all respects grow up into union with Him who is our Head, even Christ.
because we are, as it were, parts of His Body.
For just as there are in the one human body many parts, and these parts have not all the same function;
1 Corinthians 12:12
For just as the human body is one and yet has many parts, and all its parts, many as they are, constitute but one body, so it is with the Church of Christ.
Such a one does not keep his hold upon Christ, the Head, from whom the Body, in all its parts nourished and strengthened by its points of contact and its connections, grows with a divine growth.
They will come from east and west, from north and south, and will sit down at the banquet in the Kingdom of God.
Is God simply the God of the Jews, and not of the Gentiles also? He is certainly the God of the Gentiles also,
I thank my God, I say, for your cooperation in spreading the Good News, from the time it first came to you even until now.