Corpo de Cristo
For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.
Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body’s sake, which is the church:
And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he may have the preeminence. in…: or, among all
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.
Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.
Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot? By no means.
From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body to the edifying of itself in love.
There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;
For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:
So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.