The Indispensable Need for Unity: Part 5

For several days now, we have been discussing unity.  We have argued that there is an indispensable need for unity, especially in the local church.  Thus far, we have seen: The Definition of Unity The Defining Marks of Unity The Deterrents to Unity The Devil’s Hatred of Unity The previous discussion uncovered an important principle […]

The Indispensable Need for Unity: Part 3

Over the last few days, we have defined unity and discovered some critical marks of biblical unity.  Today, let us mark out the deterrents to unity; roadblocks that prevent God’s best in the local church. The Deterrents to Unity 1. Marriages that are Divided The first division that occurred in marriage took place in the garden […]

The Indispensable Need For Unity: Part 1

I’ll never forget the time I bumped into a pastor at the store one day.  We served together for some time in ministry and enjoyed a good friendship and working relationship.  I asked, “How have you been?”  He proceeded to tell me about the church he was serving at and how one of the members had leveled […]

The Indispensable Need for Unity: Part 5

For several days now, we have been discussing unity.  We have argued that there is an indispensable need for unity, especially in the local church.  Thus far, we have seen: The Definition of Unity The Defining Marks of Unity The Deterrents to Unity The Devil’s Hatred of Unity The previous discussion uncovered an important principleContinue reading “The Indispensable Need for Unity: Part 5”

The Indispensable Need for Unity: Part 4

The Devil’s Hatred of Unity Make no mistake – the devil despises unity.  He will do whatever it takes to divide family and friends.  He will pull out all the stops to divide a church or ministry.   And he will work tirelessly in order to divide a country.  One of the things that SatanContinue reading “The Indispensable Need for Unity: Part 4”

The Indispensable Need for Unity: Part 3

Over the last few days, we have defined unity and discovered some critical marks of biblical unity.  Today, let us mark out the deterrents to unity; roadblocks that prevent God’s best in the local church. The Deterrents to Unity 1. Marriages that are Divided The first division that occurred in marriage took place in the gardenContinue reading “The Indispensable Need for Unity: Part 3”

The Indispensable Need For Unity: Part 1

I’ll never forget the time I bumped into a pastor at the store one day.  We served together for some time in ministry and enjoyed a good friendship and working relationship.  I asked, “How have you been?”  He proceeded to tell me about the church he was serving at and how one of the members had leveledContinue reading “The Indispensable Need For Unity: Part 1”