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1 Building Up The Body Ephesians 4:8-16 www.turnbacktogod.com

2 The Body of Christ We are all part of the whole.We are all part of the whole. www.turnbacktogod.com

3 The Body is a Metaphoric Concept It contains a wealth of information in one term.It contains a wealth of information in one term. “The Body” is a Key concept of the church“The Body” is a Key concept of the church www.turnbacktogod.com

4 We are all to be body builders! www.turnbacktogod.com

5 We are all to be body builders! Ephesians 4:11 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, 12 to prepare God’s people for works of service, Ephesians 4:11 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, 12 to prepare God’s people for works of service, www.turnbacktogod.com

6 Be Body Builders so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. www.turnbacktogod.com

7 Build up the Body www.turnbacktogod.com

8 Everyone must work at body building. www.turnbacktogod.com

9 The Body of Christ IndividualsIndividuals CongregationCongregation World WideWorld Wide www.turnbacktogod.com

10 Gifts From Christ ApostlesApostles ProphetsProphets EvangelistsEvangelists PastorsPastors TeachersTeachers www.turnbacktogod.com

11 So that the Body of Christ might be built upSo that the Body of Christ might be built up Until we all reach unityUntil we all reach unity –in the faith –And in the knowledge of the Son of God Become matureBecome mature –Attaining the whole measure of the fullness of Christ www.turnbacktogod.com

12 What are You Doing to Build Up the Body of Christ? If you haven’t been helping— Its time to start!If you haven’t been helping— Its time to start! www.turnbacktogod.com

13 What mundane things can you do to help individuals or the church? It doesn’t have to be something great and glorious. It can be as simple as taking a cup of soup to someone who needs it, making a phone call, picking up trash around the church ground, listening to the needs of a friend.It doesn’t have to be something great and glorious. It can be as simple as taking a cup of soup to someone who needs it, making a phone call, picking up trash around the church ground, listening to the needs of a friend. www.turnbacktogod.com

14 What special talents do you have that you can offer? God doesn’t give us talents just for our own glory. If you have been blessed with a great intellect— don’t use it to show off—use it to help others. If have some great talent—thank God for it and put it to use in helping others. In doing so, you are helping to build up the body of Christ.God doesn’t give us talents just for our own glory. If you have been blessed with a great intellect— don’t use it to show off—use it to help others. If have some great talent—thank God for it and put it to use in helping others. In doing so, you are helping to build up the body of Christ. www.turnbacktogod.com


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