I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to have a 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” (Ephesians 4:1-3, NKJV).
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[Thought questions for The Bond of Revival August 14, 2013]
1. Unity: a vital ingredient. What is the opposite of unity? [...]
In the interest of full disclosure, I hate conflict. I will go to great lengths and do almost anything to avoid it. But I know folks who appear to thrive on conflict. They are not afraid to say exactly what they mean, even if they’re pretty sure it’s going to upset someone.
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When we talk about the early Christians we like to concentrate on the “all in one accord” parts of the story – they [...]