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20 So now we see that there are many differing parts and functions, but one body.

No Competition for Importance within the Body

21 It would be wrong for the eye to say to the hand, “I don’t need you,” and equally wrong if the head said to the foot, “I don’t need you.” 22 In fact, the weaker our parts, the more vital and essential they are.[a]

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  1. 1 Corinthians 12:22 Paul is, no doubt, speaking of our internal organs: liver, heart, lungs, etc.

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