Let’s talk about body building. No, not the pumping iron kind – but what it takes to build up the body of Christ which is a common biblical metaphor for the church.
In this beautifully descriptive passage, Paul is trying to teach the Corinthian church about the importance of the body sticking together. They were having a hard time staying unified just like we do sometimes.
He starts with some reminders for them that might be new information to us: