The Apostle Paul tells us the church is the body of Christ. Ever since I was a kid, whenever I read 1 Corinthians 12, I’ve pictured actual pieces of human anatomy acting out the metaphor on a stage. The foot stomps around and pouts, “I’m not a hand. I don’t belong here.” Then this giant eyeball rolls and says to the hand: “Get out of here. I don’t need you.”
Sometimes the inside of my head is a little dramatic.
But Paul’s point is that God has given believers a variety of gifts to use to work together for the glory of God. Each part matters, because each part brings something unique and vital to the body. …Read More.