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2. Unity requires .
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1 Corinthians 13:10
3. Unity requires .
SMALL GROUP QUESTIONS
- Read Ephesians 4:1. How was Paul a “prisoner for (or of) the Lord”?
- In v. 1, what is our “calling”?
- A. What does it mean to you to “lead a life worthy of your calling”?
B. What personal or relational obstacles do you face as you live
out your faith in your small group, our church, and with other
Christ-centered churches in our community?
- Take a look at verse 2. Humility, gentleness, and patience do not often come naturally to us. In your interactions with other believers, where do you struggle? You may want to share some examples where you were able to overcome by the power of the Spirit.
- In verses 4-6, Paul lists several things that there is only one of.
A. What are they?
B. Referring to verse 3, why do you think he does this?
- A. How do we decide whether someone is wrongfully causing division in the church or rightfully correcting it?
B. How should we deal with each? See verse 2.
- Read John 17:20-23.
A. What reasons does Jesus give for his prayer for us to be
B. How does the world see your small group or our church? How should the world see us?
We are commanded to keep spiritual unity in the Church. Jot down specific actions and attitudes that you can apply this week that will foster unity within the body of Christ.