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 UNITY (The state of being united or joined as a whole;  The combination or arrangement of parts into a whole)

John 17: 11   Jesus praying for his disciples   “….so that they may be one as we are one.”  (13-19)  14&16    “…they don’t belong to the world, just as I don’t belong to the world.”

Remember verses on:  “seeing yourself , as strangers/ sojourners/ pilgrims”

1 Peter 1:17  ….live out your time as foreigners here in reverent fear.

Ps 119:19  I am a stranger on earth..

Ps 84:5  “blessed are those …whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.  

Heb 11:13-16   Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God….

Phil 3:20  ….our citizenship is in heaven. 

John 17:20-26  “ My prayer is not for them alone.  I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message,  that all of them may be one.  I pray that they can also be one in us. 22-23 “…that they may be one as we are one– so that they may be brought to complete unity26   “I showed them what you are like, … Then they will have the same love that you have for me, and I will live in them.”

1 Cor 12:4-6 … different kinds of gifts… all from same Spirit.  …. different ways to serve…same Lord to serve….. different ways God works…but same God.  God works in all of us in everything we do. 12:12 … though there are many parts to a body, all those parts make only one body.  Christ is like that also.  25 “God wanted the different parts to care the same for each other.” 27 “ …You are the body of Christ,   and each one of you is a part of it.”

James 2:1-9 ….never think some people are more important than others.  9 if you treat one person as being more important than another,  you are sinning.”   

Romans 2:1-4  “If you think you can judge others, you are wrong…… Perhaps you do not understand that God is kind to you so you will change your hearts and lives.

Eph 4:3 You are joined together with peace through the Spirit, so make every effort to continue together in this way.”  (niv) 4-6  There is one body and one Spirit…one hope ,  one Lord ,  one faith,  one baptism, one God and Father of everything. 13 … We must become like a mature person, growing until we become like Christ and have his perfection.         15 …we will grow up in every way into Christ, who is the head.” 16   The whole body depends on Christ and all the parts of the body are joined ….17-18  “Do not continue living like those who do not believe… they cannot have the life God gives  22-24 “…stop living the evil way you lived before…become a new person. That new person is made to be like God….

Col  3:14  “ Love is what holds you all together in perfect  unity.”    (1-17)