The Assembly as A Body

The One Common Pervading Life of the Assembly
(As A Body) Each Member:

  • Useful for the welfare of the Body        1 Cor 12:25-26
  • Is a Part                                Rom 12:5
  • Is Needed                            1 Cor 12:22,21
  • Needs the Others                 1 Cor 12:17,19
  • No Pride                              1 Cor 4:7; Rom 12:3; Gal 6:3
  • Useful for Christ                  1 Cor 12:27
  • Has a Place                          1 Cor 12:18
  • Has a Gift                            Rom 12:3; 1 Cor 12:7,11; Eph 4:7,11
  • Has a function                     1 Cor 12:5-6; Rom 12:4; Eph 4:12
  • No Jealousy                         1 Cor 12:15-16

Fit in, do your part with humility & unity




The Assembly as A School

The One Common Pervading Knowledge Base of the Assembly
(As A School) Each Member:

  • Needs Knowledge of God   Heb 11:6; Jn 3:16; Rom 5:10
  • Of Salvation                                           Act 16:31
  • Of Doctrine                                            1 Jn 2:14; 1Ti 4:6
  • Of Principles                                           Eph 4:2,15-16; 1 Cor 13
  • Of Traditions/Customs         2 Thess 2:15; 3:6; 1 Cor 11:16
  • To Be Taught                                         2 Tim 2:2; Rom 15:4
  • To Teach & Preach                                    2 Tim 2:2, 4:2
  • To Evaluate Teaching                           (The Bereans)  Act 17:11
  • To Evaluate Acts                                    Phil 3:17; Rom 16:17

Learn the word, do the word, teach and preach the word




The Assembly as A Hospital

The One Common Pervading Care of the Assembly
(As A Hospital) Each Member:

  • Need to Give Time & Labour                Phil 2:16; Gal 4:10-11
  • Give Care & Comfort                            2 Cor 8:16; Rom 15:4; Phil 2:19-20,22; 1 Thess 5:14
  • Give Patience                                         2 Tim 2:24-26
  • Find & Give Cures                                 Gal 6:1
  • Need Time Off                    Gal 6:2
  • Need Care                                               1 Cor 12:25
  • Need Patience                                         1 Thess 5:14; 2 Tim 2:24
  • Need Cures                                             Luk 10:30-35

Know the signs of sickness, watch for them, know the cures, apply them with discretion. OR, if you are the sick one, accept, even ask for help

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