Through Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, God gives us the challenging, yet magnificent calling to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
If this calling is so central to the life of the church, how come we struggle so much as Christians (throughout history) to maintain “unity in the bond of peace”? What can we come back to that will show us what it looks like to be this unified people?
The blueprint of unity is God and the Gospel! The only way the family of God can live in Unity is if we remember who our Father is, that we are His family, and that the Gospel is His story that we get to share with the world.
There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.