Body of Christ


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Body of Christ

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the Christian Church
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The same is true of our participation in the body of Christ.
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But, in order to be true, we must also be ready to declare our communion with the body of Christ who sits beside us in the pew, the body of Christ whom we encounter at work, at school, in the marketplace and across the dinner table.
com will work to draw in believers from many streams of the body of Christ who are praying for God to move in this hour.
frames his work in the Pauline corpus and from that vantage point explores both the tangible accessibility and the theology of the image of the Body of Christ.
Through membership in the body of Christ the "former self" is overcome.
Beckwith frames the plays through the performance of the body of Christ, finding multiple representations within its ambiguity.
Patristic and early-medieval tradition, using the Pauline images of the body of Christ, spoke of the sacramental body of the Eucharist as corpus mysticum, or the mystical body of Christ, and the church as corpus verum, or the true body of Christ.
A statement on increasing church participation by Illinois NDP Coordinator Claudia Dunne included in the packet reads, "[W]e are looking forward to assembling the BODY OF CHRIST so we are covered as to why we haven't invited Mormons, Muslims, etc.
The church does itself a great disservice in denying the gay part of the body of Christ," Downing said.
This is the Body of Christ in action, as the Apostle Paul describes the church: "that .
Speaking for the Lutheran Alliance, Emily Eastwood, Executive Director of Lutherans Concerned/North America, said, "As members of the Body of Christ and practicing Lutherans, we are secure in our God-given faith despite the long years of exclusion by our church.