dailybiblereader2012

Putting God's Word into Practice…

Ephesians 2:11-22 Peace and Unity

on November 27, 2012

The ideas of peace and unity are mentioned in this short passage 12 times.  (14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22) Peace in our relationship with God the Father and others, and unity with God the Father and others.  All of this peace and unity is only possible by the blood of Jesus (13) through the cross of Jesus(16)!

There are so many great promises that are available “in Christ:”

  • In Christ, all people are brought near to God the Father
  • In Christ, all people are united
  • In Christ we all are a new creation
  • In Christ we all are reconciled to God
  • In Christ racial hostility is killed
  • In Christ we have access to the Father
  • In Christ we are all members of God’s family/house
  • In Christ the family of God is being built into a holy temple
  • In Christ we each become a holy dwelling for God by the Spirit
  • In Christ we are fellow citizens in His kingdom: receiving exclusive rights, protection, provision and under His good and kind authority.

In Christ all things are possible–even unity and peace!  When we focus our churches and personal lives on anyone or anything else, we are sowing seeds of discord!  Christ must fill all in all!


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