God has a goal for all of us who are disciples of Jesus.
Jesus wants us to live in unity.
Jesus wants us to have one heart — one mind!
The goal is for all of them to become one heart and mind — just as you, Father, are in me and I in you, so they might be one heart and mind with us. ~Jesus | John 17:21
The secret to unity begins with how I view myself within the body of Jesus the Messiah and how I view others.
The key verse that addresses this is Philippians 2:3: “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.”
All disunity in a called-out assembly of disciples (aka church) can be traced back to the simple truth that too often we act selfishly and consider ourselves better than others.
Paul goes on…
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