Thank God for the church! One illustration for the church is the body, speaking of unity.
The body is one, but many members, one unit with many parts, one Spirit, but many souls. We need each other.
How can it all function? What does it give to the members now, and what is its future meaning?
(Mt 16:18, 1Cor 12:12-14,20-25, Ro 12:5, Eph 4:3-6,15,25-29, Col 4:6, 1Thess 4:16-17)