Posts Tagged ‘Unity’

Ephesians 4:1-16 The Oil of Love

Love “lubricates” Christ’s body

Paul is encouraging his readers to be one in the Lord. It takes work but it is essential to the health of Christ’s body; the Church.

Paul is calling everyone to unity. We are to be one as He is one. “There is one body and one Spirit- just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call- one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and father of all, who is over all and through all and in all” (verses 4-6).

There is not a separate Spirit for those from different denominations. There isn’t a different God for different colors of people. There isn’t a unique hope for those of other nations. There is ONE God who called us ALL to Himself. He calls us to be one in spirit and purpose. Read more »