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Unity from the Mind of Christ - Ephesians 3:1-4

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Introduction

1. Why is the religious world so divided?

a. Human opinion

b. Tradition

c. Emotion

2. Jesus prayed for unity - John 17:20-21

3. Religious division is condemned - 1 Corinthians 1:10

4. What is the solution? Know the mind of Christ

 

Body

I. How can we know the mind of Christ?

A. The Apostles spoke the mind of Christ - 1 Corinthians 2:13

B. The Apostle wrote the mind of Christ - Ephesians 3:1-4

C. We have the mind of Christ in written form - Galatians 1:8-9; Jude 1:3

D. We must not go beyond the mind of Christ - 1 Corinthians 4:6

 

II. The mind of Christ will answer our questions

A. Why do we partake of the Lordís Supper weekly? - 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; Acts 20:7

B. Why do we sing? - Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16

C. Why do we pray - 1 Timothy 2:1-2; 5; 1 Thessalonians 5:17

D. Why do we have preaching? - 2 Timothy 4:1-2

E. Why do we give on the first day of the week? - 1 Corinthians 16:1-3

F. How are men saved? - Acts 2:38-39; Mark 16:16

 

III. What if Christ doesnít forbid it?

A. Hebrews 7:12-16; 8:1-5

B. Why donít we have a piano?

C. Why donít we burn incense?

D. Why donít we have a choir?

E. Why donít we play bingo to raise money?

F. We dare not add to or take away - Revelation 22:18-19

 

Conclusion

1. Have you listened to the mind of Christ?

2. Have you obeyed to the mind of Christ by accepting His Salvation His way?  Are You Saved?

 

-- Don Treadway, February 2011 --

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