Category Archives: unity

our invitation and our hope

Ephesians 4:4-6 (JDV) Ephesians 4:4 There is one body and one Breath – like you were invited to one hope at your invitation – Ephesians 4:5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism, Ephesians 4:6 one God and Father of all, … Continue reading

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bearing with one another

Ephesians 4:1-3 (JDV) Ephesians 4:1 Then1 I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to live worthy of the invitation to which you were invited,2 Ephesians 4:2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in care, … Continue reading

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being fit together

Ephesians 2:21-22 (JDV) Ephesians 2:21 every building, being fit together1 to him, increases into a temple devoted to the Lord. Ephesians 2:22 You are also being built together in him for God’s dwelling in the Breath. being fit together Even … Continue reading

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open gates

Ephesians 2:19-20 (JDV) Ephesians 2:19 So then you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with the devotees, and God’s household members,1 Ephesians 2:20 built on the foundation of the missionaries and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as … Continue reading

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both groups one

Ephesians 2:13-15 (JDV) Ephesians 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus, you who were far away have been brought near because of the blood of Christ. Ephesians 2:14 You see, he is our peace, who made both groups one and tore … Continue reading

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what matters instead

Galatians 6:11-16 (JDV) Galatians 6:11 See what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. Galatians 6:12 Those who want to make a good impression in the flesh – these would force you to be circumcised– but … Continue reading

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you together

Galatians 3:27-29 (JDV) Galatians 3:27 You see, however many of you who were baptized into Christ have been clothed with Christ. Galatians 3:28 There is no Jew or Greek, there is no slave or free person, there is not male … Continue reading

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unity, or meddling

Galatians 2:11-14 (JDV) Galatians 2:11 But when Cephas came into Antioch, I opposed him to his face because he was the culprit. Galatians 2:12 since he regularly ate with the Gentiles before certain men came from James. Yet, when they … Continue reading

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week of doubt and darkness

John 20:24-28 John 20:24 But Thomas (called “Twin”), one of the Twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. John 20:25 So the other disciples were telling him, “We’ve seen the Lord!” But he said to them, “If I don’t … Continue reading

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the unity that he prayed for

John 17:17-23 John 17:20 “I pray not only for these but also for those who trust in me through their word. John 17:21 May they all be one, as you, Father, are in me and I am in you. May … Continue reading

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