Study on various programs undertaken by the Churches of South India, Kanyakumari Diocese.
Includes bibliographical references.
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Until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fulness of Christ. (Ephesians —NASB) The Apostle Paul informed us that the ministries and gifts of the Spirit will serve until we all come to the unity of the faith, and of the. 11 And he himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, 12 equipping the saints for the work of ministry, to build up the body of Christ, 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of God's Son, growing into maturity with a stature measured by Christ's fullness. 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 fullness of Christ,” Ephesians , Paul wrote, "in the dispensation of the fullness of times He will gather together IN ONE—IN AGREEMENT OF THE UNITY OF THE FAITH—all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, [the Church Age saints], and which are on earth, [His end-time Bride], even in Him.".
Believers are united in one faith, which is founded on several basic truths: Jesus is God; He lived a sinless life, died for our sins, rose from the dead, and ascended into heaven, where He’s seated at God’s right hand. By learning to see what we have in common, we can more easily overlook our differences. This question is clearly drawn from Ephesians which says, “ 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. that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him. I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of . Eventually I came to see that living prophets and apostles, like the Book of Mormon, 8 are essential in God’s plan to unify His family in Christ. As President Henry B. Eyring taught: “The ministry of the apostles and prophets in [ancient days], as it is today, was to bring the children of Adam and Eve to a unity of the faith in Jesus Christ.
As we place our faith in Jesus Christ, becoming His obedient disciples, Heavenly Father will forgive our sins and prepare us to return to Him. The Apostle Peter preached that “there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved” (Acts ; see also Mosiah ). Unity of the Faith. No other foundation can any man lay than that which has been laid; namely Jesus Christ. The WORD of God is our foundation for all matters of doctrine and practice. How we walk is based solely on the scriptures, the teachings of the apostles and prophets, the Lord Jesus Himself, and the Spirit of Truth who bears witness to. Unity in the Body of Christ - I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your. Ephesians until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. Read verse in New International Version.