'Unity' Tagged Posts

'Unity' Tagged Posts

Morning Devotional, 03 July 2024

Wednesday: Christ is Not Divided Scripture: “Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?” – 1 Corinthians 1:13 Reflection: Paul’s rhetorical questions to the Corinthians cut to the core of Christian identity and unity. His pointed inquiry challenges any notion that could fragment the body of Christ. Reflect today on the singularity of Christ’s sacrifice and His role as the head of the church. In your personal life, consider whether there…

Morning Devotional, 02 July 2024

Tuesday: The Foundation of Unity Scripture: “I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.” – 1 Corinthians 1:10 Reflection: Unity in the church is something that Paul deeply cherished and strongly advocated for. It’s a unity that isn’t superficial—it goes beyond just getting along or avoiding conflict. It’s about…

Morning Devotional, 1 July 2021

Monday: Enriched in Christ Scripture: “I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus, that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all knowledge.” – 1 Corinthians 1:4-5 Reflection: As we begin a new week, take a moment to consider the profound grace that has been bestowed upon you in Christ Jesus. Paul reminds the Corinthians—and us—that this grace enriches us in…

Reflective Questions on Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:4-17

Reflective questions can help deepen the understanding and personal application of the sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:4-17. Here are several questions that can prompt personal reflection or guide group discussion: Reflecting on Grace: How have you personally experienced the enriching grace of God in your life, particularly in the areas of speech and knowledge? How can you use these gifts to contribute more effectively to the unity and edification of the church? Assessing Unity: In what ways have you noticed…

Evening Devotional, 27 June 2024

Thursday: Promoting Unity Within the Community Scripture Reading: Ephesians 4:1-6 “I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—…

Morning Devotional, Thursday, 27 June 2024

Devotional 4: “Embracing Unity” Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:2 Reflection: In 1 Corinthians 1:2, Paul writes to “the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours.” This statement beautifully captures the essence of Christian unity. It reminds us that we are not isolated believers but part of a global…

Evening Devotional, 26 June 2024

Wednesday: Practicing Servant Leadership Scripture Reading: John 13:12-17 “When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, ‘Do you understand what I have done to you? You call me Teacher and Lord, and you are right, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you also…

Evening Devotional, 25 June 2024

Tuesday: The Role of Inclusivity in Leadership Scripture Reading: Romans 15:5-7 “May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.” Reflection: Inclusivity in leadership is not just about opening doors for participation; it’s about actively seeking…

Evening Devotional, 24 June 2024

Monday: Understanding Conflict and Reconciliation Scripture Reading: Matthew 18:15-17 “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother. But if he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, that every charge may be established by the evidence of two or three witnesses. If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church. And if he refuses…