Biblical Unity – Part 4

The Christian life is not complicated or complex. It is Christ and Christ alone. Not everyone believes that. Not everyone truly understands that. But when you grasp the fact that you are complete in Christ it will change your life.

Our privilege is to know Him. Our purpose is to glorify Him. Our mission is to proclaim Him. Our unified message should be Jesus Christ. Many simply refuse to fully commit to the person of the Lord Jesus Christ. I am not referring to initial salvation from the penalty of sin. I am saying we should recognize and acknowledge Christ as our very life. It is the essence of what we have become and who we are. It is our “new” identity. Our speech reveals who we are and what we believe. Our conversation reveals the central passion of our life. Our mind becomes an open book to others through the words we speak.

What characterizes your local church fellowship? What testimony is preeminent in the community and to those who visit your church? And what is the ministry “emphasis” of your local church body? Everything should be Jesus Christ. Attempt to find a single lesson or subject that does not find its power, plan, purpose, or principle in the sufficiency of Jesus Christ. Home, marriage, parenthood, employment, evangelism, holiness, outreach, ministry, and meditation all find there solution in Christ. Check it out. Be honest. Is Jesus Christ the solution? Is He the answer? Do you need something in addition to Christ? Don’t just say it, believe it!

This is serious business. Life begins with Jesus Christ. Life continues with Jesus Christ. And yes, life ends with Jesus Christ. “Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever” (Hebrews 13:8).

“But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith: That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death; If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead. Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you. Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing” (Philippians 3:7-16).

The “same rule” and the “same thing” is Christ. Do you see it. That I may win Christ. That I may know Him.

“Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment” (1 Corinthians 1:10).

“But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen” (2 Peter 3:18).

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