which is his body, the fullness of him who fills up all things in all. (Ephesians 1:23)
And he put all things in subjection under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the congregation, (Ephesians 1:22)
WALKING IN THE LIGHT: The Foundation of Fellowship Is Repentance. Because God is light, his children must walk in light. If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves; but if we confess our sins, we will be forgiven and purified.
Atonement Hebrews 2:17 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 17 Therefore, he was obligated to be made like his brothers in all respects, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.
Because Jesus Can Offer Help to the Tempted: Jesus’ own suffering strengthens his ministry to those who fall into sin.
Ephesians 5:1-2 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) Be Imitators of God 5 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; 2 and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice as a sweet fragrance to God.
The Wrath of God Romans 1:18 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,
Why is unity such a major issue? First, it is necessary for Christians to enjoy the richness of relationships among one another. Without unity in the bond of peace, Christians will not enjoy one another.