23 which is his body,(A) the fullness of him(B) who fills everything in every way.(C)

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12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ(A) may be built up(B)

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18 And he is the head(A) of the body, the church;(B) he is the beginning and the firstborn(C) from among the dead,(D) so that in everything he might have the supremacy.

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Paul’s Labor for the Church

24 Now I rejoice(A) in what I am suffering for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions,(B) for the sake of his body, which is the church.(C)

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