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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Current Issues Bible Studies
We should question some refrains of unity in diversity.
What draws believers together? What drives them apart? James Edwards contends that unity is not based on sentiment, and that many attempts to bring unity to the church are misplaced experiments in sociology. In the book of Acts, Edwards finds a better basis for bringing believers together.
Table of Contents
Identify the Current Issue
Discover the Eternal Principles
--Teaching point one: Unity is based on passion, but not on feelings.
--Teaching point two: Unity does not encompass diverse beliefs, but rather diverse people.
--Teaching point three: Unity comes from outside ourselves.
Apply Your Findings
HANDOUT FOR FURTHER STUDY
ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY
Unity Not of Our Making, by James R. Edwards (2001)
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