When in my early twenties, I went to a college-prep program.
I visited a college with an electronics lab. I had so much fun. We did safe experiments with a laser and electricity. The lab had an electricity monitor that showed electricity running through the body.
We experimented with a light hooked to a wire that was attached to the electricity monitor. It was set up during part of the experiment so we could all participate in keeping the light shining. If we all joined hands, the light shone, but if one of us released our hands from the others, the light stopped shining.
When we are unified in the body of Christ, our lights shine, but if we are not, our lights stop shining. The more that local churches don’t have unity, the more it affects a nation and the world.
The church was born on the Day of Pentecost, and it happened only when 120 followers of Christ were unified. As a result of that unity, the church continues.
To be unified around God’s Word, we must be unified with the Lord by doing what He tells us to do. Some of those things involve praying, fellowshipping with God, and staying right with others.
I want to stay right with others, and I usually do a fairly good job with that. One of the hardest things is making things right with someone.
Commit to staying right with God and others so you can stay in unity. And why not pray together as individuals, families, and local churches.
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