Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
for as there are many members in one and the same body, but all the members have not the same office:
1 Corinthians 10:17
for the bread being one, as many as we are, we are one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread.
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.
which is his body, a work compleatly finished in all its parts.
Wherefore leave off the practice of lying, and let every man speak truth to his neighbour: for we are all members of one society.
for the husband presides over his wife, as Christ presides over the church: and he it is that preserves the whole body.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and am filling up the measure of those remaining afflictions, which in my turn I am to suffer in this life, in the cause of Christ, for the sake of his body, which is the church:
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.