Serving As One Body

1 Corinthians 12:4-26

By Pastor Craig Phelps, June 03, 2023

Introduction – In this passage we will learn more about how God designed the church and how we are to work together to serve Him as a united front.

1 Cor 12:4-6

•We are all on the team, pursuing the goal and serving the God.

1 Cor 12:7-10

• Every believer is by the Holy Spirit.

• Not using this divine manifestation should be .

• Each gift is given to the individual for the of us all.

1 Cor 12:11

• We do not our gifts.

1 Cor 12:12

• We are a united body made of parts.

  • Unity is not .
  • Unity is not .
  • Unity is not .

1 Cor 12:13-14

• We are united together by the inside each of us.

1 Cor 12:15-16

• Each person, no matter the gifting, is a of the body.

1 Cor 12:17

• Each part has a necessary .

1 Cor 12:18

• What pleases God is you being gifted as you and serving as you were to serve.

1 Cor 12:19

• We are not and should not all be the .

1 Cor 12:20-21

• On one hand the whole body needs every part but on the other hand, each member needs all the members.

1 Cor 12:22-24

• Weaker parts though not as visible are still .

• We need to go out of our way to honor esteemed roles.

1 Cor 12:24-25

• God designed the church to be united through the care of its members.

1 Cor 12:26

• We rise and fall together. Every victory and every loss is by the whole.