The Unity of the Spirit
We are called to be eager to maintain unity. But why is unity so important? And how do we become eager to maintain unity with other Christians?
Are Church Denominations Divisive or Necessary?
There are many different groups and denominations that fall under the umbrella of "Christianity." Is this a sign of division?
Christian Unity: The Practice of Our Unity (Part 2)
Jesus doesn't want us to wait until we get to heaven for His prayer for our unity to be answered. This prayer of Jesus for our unity should be the direction of our lives here and now.
Relationship Fallouts and What to Do About Them
Things that drive a wedge between you and some other soul. Things that sadly cause relationship fallouts; and let us look at what to do about these fallouts.
Do You Love Christians Who You Disagree With?
The true test of our love for other Christians isn't so much on how we love other Christians who we agree with on everything, but rather on how we treat...
Preserving Unity Through Love
Christians in America are living in a day when major emphasis is placed on right doctrine and good theology. This is good and vital, but sadly...
The Urgent Priority of Unity (Part 5)
"...leave your offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your offering." Matthew 5:24
Wisdom to Preserve Unity (Part 4)
For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God...
Character of the Unity of the Church (Part 2)
"...with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace."
Purpose of the Unity of the Church (Part 1)
I am going to speak to you, over the course of these meetings, over the topic of the unity of the church. I think that under the preaching of the Gospel...
What Mindset Promotes Unity in the Local Church?
A mindset of humility promotes unity in a local church. That is a mindset that is not always being opinionated, or thinking we always know what is right...
Maintaining Unity in Your Church
As a believer maintaining unity in your church should be a priority. However, there are some in the church who are divisive, and a critic of every little thing that...
Paul’s Struggle for the Unity of the Saints
Disunity is a very discouraging thing. But what strength comes from unity. Like the little wires, all knit together, make the strength of the cable, so it is for the church.
I trust we are of the same seed, and shall at last stand before the same throne for ever; and who knows but we shall first be tied to the same stake, and ascend up in the same chariot. Let us not then quarrel, though we can’t see alike.
You ought never to immediately send a harsh, rebuking letter or text message to someone, especially if you have written it in the heat of emotion. Let the message sit overnight. Let your passions cool, and then read the message again before you send it. This practice will save you much heartache that might otherwise spring from a hasty rashness.
To have fellowship with men who deny the truth is to deny the truth by implying that the truth does not matter.
Beloved, I think many of us think that we’re men or women, but by how we handle our differences in our local churches, we’re proving to still be children.
There are people who love those who agree with them and admire them, but have no time for those who oppose and dislike them. A Christian’s love must be universal!
Church unity comes from corporate humility.