Prayer for Unity

June 7, 2015 ()

Bible Text: John 17:20-23 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church – June 7, 2015 – Worship Service – Alan Conner

John 17:20-23

Prayer for Unity

Intro

A. THE NATURE OF OUR UNITY (John 17:21).

1) What does being “one” mean?  (v. 21a).

2) Our unity is based on the unity in the Godhead.  (v. 21b).

3) Our unity is also with God.  (v. 21c).

4) The need for this unity.

B. THE PURPOSE OF OUR UNITY (John 17:21d, 23).

1) Gospel belief (v. 21d).

2) Gospel knowledge (v. 23).

C. THE GLORY OF OUR UNITY (John 17:22-23a).

1) Our unity is based on the glory Christ gives to us (v. 22-23a).

2) We should strive toward perfect unity.

3) Purpose: so world will know of God’s love for us (v. 23).

Conclusion –