Philippians 1:7-11–The church is to display unity in Christ in spite of diversity. This is demonstrated when church members embrace, enjoy, encourage, and edify each other. Part 3 in the series “Progressing with Joy in the Faith”
Ephesians 4:7-16–God has provided the means to attain unity and maturity in the church through gifts of ministry offices in the church. Through the exercise of these gifts, the church builds itself up in love, grows to spiritual maturity, and achieves unity in diversity.