You have been adopted into the unity of God’s family through Jesus Christ.

You have been adopted into the unity of God’s family through Jesus Christ.

You have been adopted into the loving family of God through Jesus Christ.
“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!” (Ps 133:1)
“For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, Abba, Father.” (Rom 8:15)
“that there should be no schism in the body, but that the members should have the same care for one another.” (1Cor 12:25)
“So He said to them, Assuredly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or parents or brothers or wife or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God, who shall not receive many times more in this present time, and in the age to come eternal life.” (Lk 18:29-30)
“that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me.” (Jn 17:21)
“Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, leading to edification. For even Christ did not please Himself” (Rom 15:2,3)
“Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.” (Phil 2:4)
“in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself.” (Phil 2:3)
“Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another” (Rom 12:10)
“Let no one seek [zeteo] his own [heautou], but each one the other’s well-being.” (1Cor 10:24)
“Therefore let us pursue the things which make for peace and the things by which one may edify another.” (Rom 14:19)
“Therefore comfort each other and edify one another, just as you also are doing.” (1Thes 5:11)
“according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love.” (Eph 4:16)
“Even so you, since you are zealous for spiritual gifts, let it be for the edification of the church that you seek to excel.” (1Cor 14:12)
“Let all things be done for edification.” (1Cor 14:26)
“We speak before God in Christ. But we do all things, beloved, for your edification.” (2Cor 12:19)
“Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus” (Rom 15:10)
Reading: Ps 132-134; Rev 20