Contributed on Dec 18, 2014
Unity is so important that those within the church must strive to maintain it.
Today we are starting a series that will be based on this passage in Ephesians. We are going to think together about unity in the church and what binds us together. Paul says that unity is so important, that we are to pursue it “making every effort.” (READ TEXT) In his book The ...read more
Contributed on Jan 12, 2015
The fact that every believer is part of the body of Christ should serve to bring us together in unity.
In our main passage for this series, Ephesians 4:3-6, Paul speaks about seven “cords” that bind us together - we share a common community - “one body”; a common communion - “one Spirit”; a common confidence - “one hope”; a common commitment - ...read more
Contributed on Feb 2, 2015
The Lordship of Christ should unify us as Christians.
We are basing this series on Ephesians 4:3-6, where Paul mentions seven “cords” that bind us together. We’ve considered how we are part of the body of Christ; and how we share common communion with the Holy Spirit and having a common confidence in the hope we have in Christ. ...read more
Contributed on Feb 9, 2015
How can we experience unity when we have differing beliefs?
In Ephesians 4:3-6, Paul lists seven “cords” that bind us together: a common community - “one body”; a common communion - “one Spirit”; a common confidence - “one hope”; a common commitment - “one Lord”; a common confession - “one ...read more
Contributed on Feb 17, 2015
Our common conversion, which is testified to thorugh our baptism, should serve to unite us as the people of God.
In Ephesians 4:3, Paul urges us to “make every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” Then in verses 4-6, he lists seven things we as believers share in common that we should focus on - a common community - “one body”; a common communion - ...read more