Part 1: Something Special
In order to understand how we fit in the greater whole of the church, we need to understand our identity as followers of Jesus Christ from 1 Peter 2:9-10.
Part 2: Gifted by Grace
Being a part of the greater whole means recognizing that each and every member of the church has been gifted by grace and is therefore important from Romans 12:3-8.
Part 3: Diverse Unity
The scriptures clearly teach that every believer has been gifted and empowered by the Holy Spirit to benefit the church from 1 Corinthians 12:4-11.
Part 4: You are Important
Being a part of the greater whole means recognizing that you are important to the church from 1 Corinthians 12:12-27.
Part 5: That Which Lasts
In order to be a part of the greater whole you need to be motivated by something more than your selfish desires from 1 Corinthians 12:28-13:8.
Part 6: Determined Involvement
Being a part of the greater whole means that you recognize your involvement in the church requires determination in order to benefit others from Hebrews 10:22-25.