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Union with Christ is the basis for life within the church. As we are united with Christ we are to be united with other members of Christ's body. The Christian body should demonstrate mutual dependence, interdependence and building up of one another.
Saul can be considered the Osama ben Laden of his day, he hated Jesus and the church and hunted down and voted to kill Christians. But as he neared the ancient city, he discovered that God had other plans for him. As Saul traveled to Damascus he was confronted by the risen Christ and brought face to face with the truth of the Good News.
The Power of Agreement by Minister Kristine DeMara
Our Identity in Christ is one of the most formative aspects of Union with Christ. When we grasp our identity in Christ we are personally apprehending the incredible truths that our Union with Christ brings. In this passage Paul highlights four key aspects of our identity with Christ; strength, ability, filling and unity,
What does Christian unity mean for the church, especially when it is so diverse? Ephesians has the answer for us.
Taking a look at Paul's call for the unity of the body of Christ, and the steps of maturity that he offers for growing up into Christ with our brothers and sisters.
The Wii is a home game console released by Nintendo in November of 2006. It revolutionized gaming in the sense that it could be played by more than one or two people at a time. The Wii placed emphasis on community in gaming. The church of God is a community, and as human beings we long for it. Scripture tells us in Genesis 2, that "it was not good for man to be alone", therefore God created Eve for Adam. Together they would help one another. Community should be a vital part of every Christians' life.
We have journey through much of the Gospel of John this year—not verse by verse, but nonetheless, I think that we have been in this glorious Gospel enough to see its purpose (to make Jesus known so that He would be known by others). Today, we find ourselves in John 17. It’s a prayer. In a sense we are eavesdropping, through the miracle of the inspiration of Holy Scripture, on the prayer life of Jesus. There is another prayer that we refer to the Lord’s prayer. You know the one. It begins, “Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name…” But, here in John 17 is another model prayer. As one said, “John 17 gives us a glimpse into the heart of Jesus unlike any other chapter in the four Gospels.” (Gary Burge, NIV Application Commentary, 458)