13 Bible Verses about Bodily Limbs
Most Relevant Verses
and you must not offer the parts of your bodies to sin as the instruments of wrong, but offer yourselves to God as men brought back from death to life, and offer the parts of your bodies to him as instruments of uprightness.
I use these familiar human terms because of the limitations of your nature. For just as you before gave up the parts of your bodies in slavery to vice and greater and greater license, you must now give them up in slavery to uprightness, which leads to consecration.
So treat as dead your physical nature, as far as immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed are concerned; for it is really idolatry.
But if your right eye makes you fall, tear it out and throw it away, for you might better lose one part of your body than have it all thrown into the pit!
If your right hand makes you fall, cut it off and throw it away, for you might better lose one part of your body than have it all go down to the pit!
but all through my body I see another principle in conflict with the law of my reason, which makes me a prisoner to that law of sin that runs through my body.
For just as the body is one and yet has many parts, and all the parts of the body, many as they are, form one body, so it is with Christ.
If they were all one part, where would the body be?
If one part suffers, all the parts share its sufferings. If a part has honor done it, all the parts enjoy it too.
For the message of God is a living and active force, sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing through soul and spirit, and joints and marrow, and keen in judging the thoughts and purposes of the mind.