May Dwell In Your Hearts By Faith
Ephesians Ch. 3
14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord
Jesus Christ, 15 Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, 16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his
glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man; 17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye,
being rooted and grounded in love, 18 May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the
breadth, and length, and depth, and height; 19 And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge,
that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.
Ephesians Ch. 4
1 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye
walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, 2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering,
forbearing one another in love; 3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of
Brothers we are to walk in unity with our brothers. We are to walk with God's very own holy Spirit as one.
4 There is
one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; 5 One Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 One God and Father of all, who is above
all, and through all, and in you all.
I can not make the above three verses any more clear.
11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some,
evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; 12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the
ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: 13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the
knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the
stature of the fulness of Christ:
Brothers, we are one with Jesus Christ. He made us to be his body. Jesus is the head, but we are the body of Christ. Do you see that the body can not function unless we become one. It is a requirement of God the father that all who know Jesus as their Lord and Savior be one with each other, and one with Christ Jesus.
14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about
with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and
cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;
Man made doctrine is here to deceive the children of God. I do not say that you should not worship in your chosen sanctuary. But, you are not to allow them to separate you from all those brothers in Christ who lift up Jesus as the only way to eternal life.
Read Chapter 17 of the book of John. Jesus prayed that by us being as one, even as He and the Father are one, that the world seeing us as one body, the lost world might believe upon Jesus as Lord.
Can you look around and see oneness in the body of Christ?
15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all
things, which is the head, even Christ: 16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and
compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual
working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the
edifying of itself in love.
Brothers, please go about increasing the body of Christ. We have so much work left to do, and there is so little time left to do this work.
23 And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; 24 And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created
in righteousness and true holiness. 25 Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with
his neighbour: for we are members one of another. 29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but
that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the
hearers. 30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are
sealed unto the day of redemption. 31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and
evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: 32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one
another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
God bless you my brothers in Christ Jesus.
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