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Passion for the Body of Christ
Bill  Williamson
Bill Williamson
Sunday, September 3, 2023
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Passion for The Body of Christ


List three metaphors for the church that are connected to the Old Testament.


What is the metaphor for the church that is unique to the New Testament?


The church is a Koinonia. What does Koinonia mean?


What are the two ways the church is to be understood?


When do believers receive the Holy Spirit?


What is the only way into the body of Christ?


What do all of the metaphors for the church emphasize?


Why are spiritual gifts given to believers? (1 Corinthians 12:7)




This Week’s Verse
1 Corinthians 12:12–14 (ESV)
For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. For the body does not consist of one member but of many.