- There are varieties of gifts, but the same spirit.
are varieties of service but the same Lord.
- To each is given the
manifestation of the spirit for the common good.
- One is given, through the
spirit, the utterance of wisdom.
- To another, the utterance of knowledge; to
- To another, gifts of healing; to another, the working of
- To another, prophesy; to another,, the ability to distinguish
- To another, various kinds of tongues; to another, the
interpretation of tongues.
- All these are inspired by one and the same
- Just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members
of the body are one, so it is with Christ.
- By one spirit, we were all
baptised into one body.
- Jews or Greeks, slaves or free, all were made to
drink of one spirit.
- The body consists of many members/parts, yet one
- The foot cannot say I am an eye, so I don’t belong to the body.
- Nor can the ear I am not the eye, I don’t belong to the body.
- The eye
cannot say to the hand, nor the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
- On the contrary, the parts of the body which seem weaker are indispensable.
- Those parts of the body we consider less honourable we invest with the
- If one member suffers, all suffer together.
- If one
member is honoured, all rejoice together.
- You are the body of Christ and,
individually, members of it.
- God has appointed to the Church – apostles,
prophets, workers of miracles, healers, helpers, administrators, speakers in
various kinds of tongues.