PART OF ONE BODY IN CHRISTDEVOTIONAL READING: Romans 12:3–8 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Ephesians 4:1–16
"There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism." — Ephesians 4:4, 5
After participating in this lesson, each student will be able to:
1. Identify the source, expression, and result of unity in the body of Christ.
2. Compare and contrast the unity of the body of Christ with the sense of fellowship expressed in nonreligious groups.
3. Identify one’s own role in the body of believers and make a commitment to fulfill that role in a manner that helps the body grow.
A. Selfish Gifts
B. Lesson Background
I. Called to Unity (EPHESIANS 4:1–6)
A. Hard Work (vv. 1–3)
The President and the Rabbit
B. Grand Scope (vv. 4–6)
II. Called to Service (EPHESIANS 4:7–16)
A. Giving to Equi…