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Sermon: For the Common Good (1 Corinthians 12:4-13)

Pentecost Sunday


Paul is arguing here for the appreciation of diversity that makes up the body of Christ, which is a way of arguing from the back side that the purpose of the body is to live and thrive—not merely to satisfy the toe or the elbow, not merely to give me unlimited opportunities to display my gifts, to fine-tune my soul. The body flourishes when the widest possible diversity is welcomed.

Happy Birthday, Church.

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