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Port Hueneme church of Christ


One God and Unity

Ephesians 4:1-6

by Mason French


  • Introduction
  • I. THE BASIS OF UNITY: ONE GOD
    • A. One God Emphasizes Unity
    • B. Unity Maintained When:
      • 1. Each member understands what unifies us
      • 2. Each member works to keep it
      • 3. Remember question: What is our basis for unity?
    • C. Unity in Creation
      • 1. A god is only as good as His performance
      • 2. Unity in who made the world (Genesis 1:1; Hebrews 11:3;
        Psalm 33-6-9; Acts 4:24)
      • 3. Created man (Genesis 1:26-27, 2:7, 21-24)
    • D. Unity in Worship
      • 1. One object (He is above all)
      • 2. Worship in right way (John 4:23-24)
        • a. Must follow New Testament truth (John 1:17, 17:17;
          I Peter 1:22-25)
        • b. Spirit (I Corinthians 14:15)
    • E. Unity in Service
      • 1. One master to serve
      • 2. Choose who you will serve (Romans 6:16; Joshua 24:15)
        • a. All will serve a master (Matthew 6:24)
        • b. True servants (Romans 6:17-18)
    • F. Unity in Love
      • 1. One person to be loved above all others
      • 2. How do we love God?
        • a. Choose Him (Deuteronomy 10:12)
        • b. Fear Him
        • c. Commandments (John 14:15)
        • d. Serve Him (Matthew 6:33)
    • G. Unity in Salvation
      • 1. One God to whom to look for salvation
      • 2. Draw near through Jesus (Hebrews 7:25)
      • 3. Salvation to all "IN" Christ (I John 2:23-25)
      • 4. Obedience in Christ (Hebrews 5:8-9)
      • 5. How to be obedient (II John 9-10)
    • H. Unity in Judgment
      • 1. One God before whom we will stand (Hebrews 9:27; Romans 2:16)
      • 2. God chose who will judge us (Acts 17:31; II Corinthians 5:10-11)
      • 3. The whole duty of man (Ecclesiastes 12:13)
  • Conclusion
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