Celebrating Diversity: A Journey to a Healthy Church - Part 1 (Ephesians 4:1-7)
A Journey to a Healthy Church
Part 1 (Ephesians 4:1-7)
1 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.
2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
life is about the character of God (Reversal of the Fall)
4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called;
5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism;
6 one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.
creation vs. recreation
7 But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.
the gifts of the Spirit (His personality)
the fruits of the Spirit (His ministry)