1 Corinthians 12:20-25
But now are they many members, yet but one body.…
I. THE GIFTS OF THE FIRST RANK. They are of two kinds.
1. Supernatural — such as, speaking in unknown tongues, curing diseases, prophesying.
2. Natural, relating to —
(1) The heart;
(2) The Intellect.
II. THE FEEBLER GIFTS.
3. Purity of manners and of thought.
6. Activity in God's cause.
7. Charity — that is, true love.
III. THE FACT THAT THESE OBSCURE GIFTS ARE THE MOST NECESSARY to —
1. The individual who possesses them.
2. The Church.
(A. Vinet, D.D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: But now are they many members, yet but one body.