Like many other spiritual blessings God gives His people, church unity is also a gift of God. Unity is not a human creation through our efforts, good works, and intentions. Fundamentally, Jesus Christ creates that unity through His death and resurrection. As we appropriate by faith His death and resurrection through baptism and forgiveness of our sins, as we join in common fellowship, and as we spread the three angels’ messages to the world, we are in union with Him and in unity with one another. Read John 11:51-52 and Ephesians 1:7-10 .
Read more at the source: Sunday: Under the Cross of Jesus
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