Ps 133:1 - Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
! WHAT IS IT
- State of being undivided, oneness
- Solidarity, Integrity, Union, Harmony, Accord, Being in Agreement
" God is one
- Shama - Deut 6:4
- John 17:11, 21-23
- One Flesh Gen 2:24
" One Body of Believers
- Romans 12:5-8, I Cor 12:13, 27-30
! WHAT IT IS NOT
- 1 Pet 1:14-16; Rom 12:2-5
! WHAT PROMOTES
- Rom 15:5-7
" Sharing -
- Acts 2:1, 43, 4:32
" Shared Mission, concern for another, suffering
- Eph 4:5,13; Phil 2:2; 1 Cor 12:25; 2 Cor 1:; Phil 1:29-30
- Col 3:14
- 1 Pet 3:8; Eph 4:2-6
! WHAT DETRACTS
" Mistrust & Accusations
- Gen 3:12
" Stubbornness - Hard Hearted
- Mark 10:5
- Gen 11:4-8
- Acts 5:1-11
- Acts 6:1
- Rom 14:13; Jam 4:11-12
- John 17:20-21
" How - Pray / Ask
- Rom 15:5-6; Ezek 11:19 (undivided heart)
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