June 24: The Spirit Building Up Community

Discussion Questions

What is your favorite part of the body?  Your least favorite?

Are there parts of your body you are ashamed of?

How do these experiences of your body speak to the idea of the church as a body?

What does it mean for how we deal with church or community members who make us uncomfortable?

 

Acting on the Word

  • Spend time in prayer this week giving thanks to God for your body
  • Choose one person in church or the community who is very different than you; spend time each day pondering the gifts they bring to the community; pray for God to work through them.

 

Daily Readings

Sunday:        1 Corinthians 12:12-31

Monday:       Psalm 133

Tuesday:       John 15:1–8

Wednesday:  Romans 12:3–8

Thursday:     Ephesians 4:1–6

Friday:          Ephesians 4:1–6, 11–16

Saturday:      Colossians 3:12–17

 

What does each passage say about the faithful as the body of Christ? (Or in Psalm 133, about unity?)

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