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Message of the Day: Be United in Love. Agree to Disagree!

Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Romans 15:5-6, NKJV)

“To be like-minded” is to think in unity – in this context, it is a unity of love, not of complete agreement.

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Throughout the Scriptures, as well as through the example of Jesus Christ, God encourages believers to live in harmony with one another. Not that all of us should arrive at the same conclusions but that we might agree to disagree and glorify God with one voice. Let our mind and mouth give glory to His name!

Sources:

Keener, Craig S. The IVP Bible Background Commentary. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993.

MySword for Android. Riversoft Ministry, 2011-2019.

Olive Tree Bible Software, 1998-2020.

Zondervan NASB Study Bible. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 1999.

http://www.biblegateway.com

 

2 Comments »

  1. Amen! For some doctrines there is more than one correct belief! 🙂

    Romans 14:5-7 New King James Version (NKJV)

    5 One person esteems one day above another; another esteems every day alike. Let each be fully convinced in his own mind. 6 He who observes the day, observes it to the Lord; and he who does not observe the day, to the Lord he does not observe it. He who eats, eats to the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he who does not eat, to the Lord he does not eat, and gives God thanks. 7 For none of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself.

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