Tools in the Body of Christ

Series: Blessed2

Tools in the Body of Christ

January 25, 2024 | Geoffrey Turner

Passage: 1 Corinthians 12:12-20

Every follower of Jesus is a tool – used in tandem with other Jesus followers – to be the church and reach people for Jesus (1 Corinthians 12:12-14). Or as Paul wrote, we are the body of Christ, made up of many parts. Each part as God’s workmanship has a significant role to play, created intentionally to accomplish good works. When any part does not function as it should, it affects and hurts the whole body. But when we discover what kind of tool God has made us to be and give of ourselves in serving as that tool, we experience fulfillment and become more blessed.

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Tools in the Body of Christ

Text: 1 Corinthians 12:12-20 (p. 959)

Our biggest responsibility as a follower of Jesus is   to   services.

The church does not exist     the church and we exist for the world.

We are  meant to be used in  with one another, to be the church and reach people for Jesus.

 are the body of Christ.

When any part of our spiritual body, the church, isn’t performing the role the way that is supposed to, it     

 are   (Ephesians 2:10)

Every person was created  and on  with   in mind for us to accomplish.

When we don’t play the role we are called to play in the body of Christ, we are    

You are a    in this body of Christ.

It’s only in  of  that we find   as a member of the body of Christ.

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