We’ve heard it said many times that we are the body of Christ. We aren’t Jesus clones. Each person has their own strengths and role to fill. This passage underscores how important it is for people to respect each function within the body, and support each other as we serve as the hands and feet… and clavicle of Christ.
1. Are there specific roles within the Church that seem more or less important or glorified than others? Write down some examples.
2. Verse 31 connects the idea of striving to do great things for God with a caution in the next section to do so only in love. (1 Corinthians 13:1-3) Why is this so important?
Challenge: Consider your Spiritual gifts. Do you know what they are? Are you putting them to use? Take a step today toward actively using your gifts for the Church body.