unity of the Spirit-the bond of peace

a sermon preached in Free St. George"s, on the first Sabbath after the rising of the general assembly of the Free Church of Scotland, 1873
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Do your best to maintain the unity of the Spirit by means of the bond of peace. making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. Through the peace that ties you together, do your best to maintain the unity that the Spirit gives.

There is a bond provided for keeping this unity. The bond of peace. The endeavour, strenuous and sustained as it must be, is not to be the endeavour of violence or excitement. It is no desperate groping and struggling in the dark that is required.

The unity of the Spirit is to be sedulously kept. But the keeping of it is to be quiet, calm, peaceful. Endeavoring To Keep The Unity Of The Spirit In The Bond Of Peace: A journal Notebook Diary - Ephesians [Praise Songs Memories Journals] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Blank lined journal, notebook diaries make great gifts. This lovely journal has an inspiring bible verse scripture on the cover from the book of Ephesians chapter 4. The Unity of the Spirit in the Bond of Peace a Discourse second Presbytery of Philadelphia, November 27th, Paperback – by Neill, Rev.

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(Author)Author: Neill, Rev. William, D. People's Bible Notes for Ephesians Eph Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit. The unity of those who have the same Spirit, not merely an outward unity.

In the bond of peace. An outward unity, which does not secure peace, cannot be the unity of the Spirit. Forbearance and long-suffering are essential to unity and peace. Ephesians (NIV) Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.

THE UNITY OF THE SPIRIT. The unity of the Spirit is the third feature in the three-fold “worthy walk”. Paul states: “Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (Eph. ) The exhortation to the saints at Ephesus and the. Ephesians – “I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to 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 Size: 95KB.

Eph. reads, “Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace”. There are several words that should be considered if we are to understand what the Holy Spirit has given us in this verse.

For example, the Spirit is one, but a “unity” implies more that one. giving diligence to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. Clarke's Ephesians Bible Commentary Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace - There can be no doubt that the Church at Ephesus was composed partly of converted Jews, as well as Gentiles.

THE UNITY OF THE SPIRIT - The Bond Of Peace Intro: A. In the 38 years of my preaching - it has always been amazing to me to notice that faces have changed, places are different and nations rise and fall, but one thing remains the same and is constant - the problems. Ephesians 4 gives us important guidance: the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace, with humility, gentleness, patience, bearing with one another in love.

That means mutual respect, conversation, and genuine love. But another answer is that the main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. The Unity of the Spirit in the Bond of Peace Lisa Cooke.

I have loved Ephesians for a long time. “Being strengthened by the power of the Holy Spirit in my inner being so that I can have strength to comprehend the fullness of God” has been a fervent prayer of mine for myself and others.

All that these verses mention. Ephesians New American Standard Bible (NASB) Unity of the Spirit. 4 Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, 3 being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

4 There is one. Unity is not optional. We must endeavor " to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace" (Ephesians ). Our walk, our way of life, must be worthy of this call to peace in Christ.

Unity is based on love. Love is the "bond of perfection," the "the bond of peace," the glue that binds the members of the body together in Christ. The bond of peace that is called for in the church is made possible through the work of the Holy Spirit.

“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all” 2 Cor. This blessing that Paul gives attributes different attributes to each member of the trinity.

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Bible Book List × Daily Devotions with John Piper lets you experience the very best of Piper's teachings. being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. The Spirit has made you all one. Try to stay like that.

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May you be at peace with one another. WYC. busy to keep unity of Spirit in the bond of peace. YLT. “Being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” The word that gives me, and perhaps others, most trouble in this passage is the word ‘to preserve.’ We know we should pursue peace but to be asked to preserve peace is most difficult, especially when there is no peace to start with.

The Unity of the Spirit Through the Bond of Peace – Ephesians 11 February, Published by Matt Dabbs in - Unity of the Spirit.

"THE UNITY OF THE SPIRIT IN THE BOND OF PEACE." A Sermon Delivered by WILLIAM SAVERY, 7 th month 19 th,at Houndsditch Meeting, London. Five Sermons and a Prayer, Delivered at the Meetings of the Society of Friends in England, by William Savery.

Taken in Short Hand by Job Sibley. Newtown, PA: Printed by William C. Coale, Make every effort to keep the unity of the spirit through the bond of peace. This is a wonderful sounding sentence but unfortunately it is open to a wide variety of interpretations as my commentaries revealed.

Paul writes about something given but which we have to work hard to keep otherwise it will be lost. So let us look at. The Unity of the Spirit in the Bond of Peace - Duration: Living Church of God 2, views. ‎Beloved, religion is the great bond of human society; and it were well if itself were kept within the bond of unity; and that it may so be, let us, according to the text, use our utmost endeavours "to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace." These words contain a counsel and a.

Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber encouraged the group to preserve the unity among the Apostles through the bond of peace: “Let us preserve the unity of the Spirit!” The conference of the European Apostles began with a spiritual component for which the international Church leader referred to a passage from Ephesians 4: 3: “[Endeavour] to keep.

PM Sermon Bro. Henson Eph Unity of the Spirit Through the Bond of Peace (Set the Table for Peace) - Duration: Joel Osteen Recommended for you. Sermons > Keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. Search for: by Pastor Watson, Nov. 4, Share this: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related.

Sermons. Christ is our peace, He made peace, preached peace, gives unity in peace, and offers a gospel of peace. Peace is part of the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians ) and important for every believer (Romans ).

Paul calls peace a "bond," which is an interesting choice of words. In Ephesians the way to lead a life worthy of our calling is to "maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace." Verse 2 tells us how to maintain spiritual unity: "With all lowliness and meekness, with patience, forbearing one another in love.".

Seven planks in the platform of unity This workbook addresses the issue of unity and the church's responsibility to "keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace." God's plan for unity is adequate and comprehensible, and Unity in the Local Church is designed to help brethren to study God's plan for unity with a de.

Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace (Eph. KJV) Living in peace amongst other believers is the bond that holds the unity of the Spirit together.

That means strife and contention amongst brethren will break unity. There are few things more spiritually disgusting than watching two Christians fight Read More. The Unity of the Spirit Vol. 3 Issue 4 "In the Bond of Peace" Winter A Newsletter of the Foundation for Translation of Biblical Studies, Inc.

Dear Fellow-believers, On Ma a young girl named Victoria began her daily lessons with her tutor. Her lesson was the succession to the royal throne of England; as.Let us take a closer look at God's means of unity. In Ephesians 4, Paul makes reference to two different kinds of unity.

Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. (verse 3) Till we all come in the unity of the faith. (verse 13) It is not coincidental that Paul refers to the unity of the spirit first.We are to do this with all humility and gentleness and patience, bearing with one another in love, and to be eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

So he gives these seven reasons now in verses 4 through 6 with regards to this unity of why we are to be eager to maintain this unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.