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Daily Devotional – October 23


My dear friend Helen (see previous post comments) was on the money when she indicated WHY we are to DO what we are supposed to do. That engaging in the “To Do” list would bring about UNITY.


create a church that “perfects” the saints for the accomplishment of the ministry of Christ–a ministry that will make the body of Christ (the church) grow, Ephesians 4:12, so that we will be unified!

What brings about UNITY?

Put on your thinking cap and find the key in the verses following Ephesians 4:12:

13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;
15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

Find it?



October 22, 2006 - Posted by | Daily Devotional


  1. “the truth in love”

    Comment by helenl | October 23, 2006 | Reply

  2. “…Which path to walk that all may see
    That truth it must it has to be
    So keep your stride and step your pace
    May be not mine but still in grace…
    – Brian Reason

    Comment by Brian Reason | October 23, 2006 | Reply

  3. Hi Helen and Brian!

    Looking forward to delving into this one deeper. Its not getting boring is it?

    Brian, have you ever visited Helen’s site? I forgot to mention to you that she is a poet of some renoun. You really should check out some of her work!


    Comment by bereans | October 23, 2006 | Reply

  4. Not boring at all, Jack. But “some renoun”? Methinks you jest. 🙂

    Comment by helenl | October 23, 2006 | Reply

  5. Not at all, Helen! It is impressive to have one’s works published. Also, I have been places on the net and links to your very website. Add to that how much I enjoy your work (although I still struggle with understanding often:)…

    Check her out, Brian, she is very talented!


    Comment by bereans | October 24, 2006 | Reply

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