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3/6/2005 ~ Unity in Christ


... speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, ...
~ 1st Corinthians 1:10


Right attitude = HOW = ... walk worthy of the calling with
which you were called, ...
~ Ephesians 4:1-3

WHAT = There is one body and one Spirit, ...
~ Ephesians 4:4-6

TOOLS = But to each one of us grace was given
according to the measure of Christ's gift. ...
~ Ephesians 4:7-16

  • God sent His Son as His choice for the salvation of souls in His
    kingdom. There are no subordinates that would or could replace
    Him; not Confucius, Buddha, Mohammad, angels, etc.
    ... a more excellent name than they. ~ Hebrews 1:4

  • On this planet, Jesus Christ is God's proclamation for us
    to understand His word, His love, His salvation.
    ... He is antichrist who denies the Father and the Son.
    ~ 1st John 2:22

  • Our choices define our church and how or what we worship.
    Each individual is called and may practice the gospel of Christ
    by simply reading and obeying His word, The Bible.
    ... building yourselves up on your most holy faith, ...
    ~ Jude 1:20-21
The basis of our unity is that as a pure sacrifice,
Christ died for us ... ~ Christ gave us our foundation.


... the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting upon Him. ...
~ Matthew 3:13-17


... All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on the earth. ...
~ Matthew 28:18-20


... they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe
that You sent Me. ... ~ John 17:20-23


... that He might reconcile them both to God in one body
through the cross, ... ~ Ephesians 2:14-16


... that the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, of the same body, ...
~ Ephesians 3:6


All people can find unity in Christ.

... of Him who created him, where there is neither Greek nor Jew, ...
~ Colossians 3:8-11


... He who has seen Me has seen the Father; ... ~ John 14:5-11

"He who rejects Me, and does not receive My words, has that
which judges him ..." ~ John 12:48-49


... the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one.
~ 1st John 5:7


Jesus was given by the Father and Jesus gave to the Holy Spirit.
The three work participating in One enlightenment.


... when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth;
... ~ John 16:13-15


UNITY
Christ died for us All
Christ prayed for us All
Father, Son, Holy Spirit agree as One

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. ~ Galatians 6:2

We must individually be dedicated to grow in Christ
and the word of God so that through our relationship with God,
we may fellowship with others of the same faith.

A relationship that declares victory in God
open for reproof and correction as we become more complete.

... He who has begun a good work in you will complete it ...
~ Philippians 1:5-6

So often we arrogantly and stubbornly turn against our brothers.

First turn to God
We Will Be United In Love
We Need Each Other


... in fact the body is not one member but many. ~ 1st Corinthians 12:11-14

... indeed there are many members, yet one body.
~ 1st Corinthians 12:18-20


We must value being part of one another.



 

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