What does the Bible say About Unity?
The Unity of God:
That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art
in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may
believe that thou hast sent me.
the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even
as we are one:
Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your
Lord, one faith, one baptism,
(6) One God
and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.
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
1 John 5:7-8
there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy
Ghost: and these three are one.
there are three that bear witness in earth, the spirit, and the water, and the
blood: and these three agree in one.
The Unity of Christians:
(5) Now the God of patience and
consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to
(6) That ye may with one mind and one mouth glorify God, even the Father of
our Lord Jesus Christ.
(7) Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received us to the
glory of God.
1 Corinthians 1:10-13
10 Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that
ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but
that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same
11 For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them which are
of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.
12 Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of
Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.
13 Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were ye baptized in the
name of Paul?
2 Cor 13:11
Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one
mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that
whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs,
that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the
faith of the gospel;
Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded,
having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind
let each esteem others better than themselves.
1 Peter 3:8
Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as
brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: