Is Your Family Unified? Do You Feel Peace, Joy, And The Love Of God In Your Home?
We can certainly understand why “unity” is used more than 179 times in the Bible; it does after all mean “the state of being united into a whole; unification of parts into one; an Arrangement of elements in an artistic or literary work so that each contributes to the main theme.”
Try listening quietly and attempt to hear the Holy Spirit speaking to you (after all, He is forever residing in your heart); Being one of the Heavenly Triune, He will answer all your questions, for he is there to teach and; guide; protect and remind you of the actual words of Jesus as He taught the Good News to His followers. As you study the following scriptures, make notes of the most important points you come across.
To get a complete lesson on unity, study the scripture below and compare them with the rest of the scriptures surrounding them in the Bible. Sometimes, things are not fully explained in a scripture that is taken out of place; however, if you check the full section you can be assured you are getting the entire meaning of what you are reading.
17 Bible Verses About Unity
Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!Psalms 133:1
Now I plead with you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.1 Corinthians 1:10
For as the body is one and has many embers, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ.1 Corinthians 12:12
Finally, brethren, farewell. Become compete. Be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the saints greet you. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen.2 Corinthians 13:11-14
For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.Galatians 3:26-29
I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love, endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.Ephesians 4:1-6
And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till we all come to the unity of the faith and the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ; that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful plotting, but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head—Christ—from who the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love.Ephesians 4:11-16
Only let your conduct be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel, and not in any way terrified by our adversaries, which is to the a proof of perdition, but to you of salvation, and that from God.Philippians 1:27-28
Therefore if there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and mercy, fulfill my joy by being likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.Philippians 2:1-2
But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.Colossians 3:14
Again I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask it will be done for them by My Father in heaven. For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.Matthew 18:19-20
Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and one soul; neither did anyone say that any of the things he possessed was his own, but had all things in common. And with great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus.Acts 4:32
For as we have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function, so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another.Romans 12:4-5
Therefore let us pursue the things which make for peace and the things by which one may edify another.Romans 14:19
Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.Romans 15:5-6
Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous; not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing.1 Peter 3:8
God has set his perfect plan to have everyone be a brother or sister to the other. If one of you should hurt, the other should feel it; if one is hungry, the other should feed them. Give yourself to others, and always know that every person on this earth is akin to others. God didn’t make humans stand alone; He made them love, have compassion and always assist others when needed. God’s great plan is the answer to every situation; whatever you may come up against, He has already set the solution into motion.
It’s wonderful to know that God is always three millenniums ahead of our human thinking. There are many more Bible verses on Unity in the Bible; see if you can find them and how that one small word could help you in your everyday life. Jesus gave us His Holy Spirit to live in the hearts of every believer forever; He is there to teach, guard, and help you forever; He is there to help you become a better Christian; He is there living in your heart to help you understand God’s teachings; to remember the teachings of Jesus when He walked the earth; and, He is there as an alternative helper for Jesus who returned to His Father, Almighty God in heaven.
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