The Fellowship of the Believers

42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching(A) and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread(B) and to prayer.(C)

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There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit(A) distributes them.

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Unity and Diversity in the Body

12 Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body,(A) so it is with Christ.(B)

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27 Now you are the body of Christ,(A) and each one of you is a part of it.(B)

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22 And God placed all things under his feet(A) and appointed him to be head(B) over everything for the church, 23 which is his body,(C) the fullness of him(D) who fills everything in every way.(E)

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24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands(A) in everything.

25 Husbands, love your wives,(B) just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her(C) 26 to make her holy,(D) cleansing[a] her by the washing(E) with water through the word, 27 and to present her to himself(F) as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.(G) 28 In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives(H) as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. 29 After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church— 30 for we are members of his body.(I)

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 5:26 Or having cleansed