Keep up the good work!
therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, entreat you to
walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which
you have been called, with all humility and
gentleness, with patience, showing forbearance to
one another in love, being diligent to preserve the
unity of the
Spirit in the bond of peace. There is
Spirit, just as also you were called in
of your calling;
God and Father of all
who is over all and through
all and in all. But to each one of us grace was
given according to the measure of Christ's gift.
Ephesians 4:1-7 (NAS)
Although each Christian must teach the things
that the Bible teaches, Ephesians 4:1 reminds us
that it must be in "a manner worthy of the
calling...with all humility and gentleness, patience
We Are To Be Unified...As God and Jesus Are
In John 17:11, Jesus prayed that His disciples be
one, even as Jesus and God are one.
17:11 "And I am no more in the world; and yet they
themselves are in the world, and I come to Thee.
Holy Father, keep them in Thy name, the name which
Thou hast given Me, that
they may be one, even
as We are.
We are to unified as Jesus and
God are unified. Jesus does not teach a
different doctrine than God. God does not
teach one thing...and then Christ another. The
Holy Spirit does not have a different message.
said: "Do you not believe that I am in the
Father, and the Father is in Me? The words that I
say to you I do not speak on My own initiative, but
the Father abiding in Me does His works." John
With respect to the Holy
Spirit, Jesus said: "But when He, the Spirit
of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the
truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative,
but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will
disclose to you what is to come. John 16:13
Let us all pray that each
follower of Christ strives to be one with each
other....just as Jesus and His Father are one.
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