The Church of Jesus is one body made up of regular people that when empowered by the Spirit do heroic feats
John Carson Lennox is a Northern Irish mathematician specialising in group theory, a philosopher of science and a Christian apologist.
1 Corinthians 12:4-6 “There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work.”
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.
Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.
Paul sets out a model that he hopes all Christians could follow freely as they endeavor to build the Kingdom.
• Mature Christians resist new teachings or deceitful scheming • Mature Christians release truth and love into the body • Mature Christians recognise Jesus as the head of the body
His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms
• God Makes us into His masterpiece
• He unites me with other masterpieces
• Together we display His greatest masterpiece