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So the body analogy has one global meaning, and it has one local meaning.There's global membership in the body universal, and there's local membership in the body where I'm a finger or an eye or an ear or a foot. So the word "member" in 1 Corinthians 12-14 means you're part of a local organism, and the finger belongs.It should care about what happens to the eye, and the eye what happens to the finger.
There will always be plenty of those other church members around. But that's not even a clear word—what does "member" mean?