The Joy of True Unity
Book of Philippians - Part 5
Is there any hope for unity in America?
Different types of unity.
Why is unity so important?
I. Unity begins with our________________. Verse 27a
What is the most important Christian doctrine?
II. Unity depends on our__________________. Verse 27b – 30
Remember This – If you are unwilling to stand for what is true, you will never have the courage to stand against the enemies of unity.
Psalms 11:3, Isaiah 5:20
How are the foundations of our nation being destroyed?
First, we overlook evil. Then, we permit evil. Then, we legalize evil. Then, we promote evil. Then, we celebrate evil. Then, we persecute those who still call it evil.
Romans 1:18-31, note verse 18, 24-25, 26-27, 28-30
III. Unity requires the________________________. Verse 2:2-1
You cannot genuinely love and not want to see justice. God’s love demands God’s justice.
Exodus 23:2, Psalms 11:7, 89:14, 106:3, Proverbs 21:15, 29:4, Amos 5:15a, Habakkuk 1:4, Luke 11:42, Revelation 19:11
Because of God’s love he empowered the government to protect us. Romans 13:1-5
1 Timothy 2:1-2
Engaging in politics is not only unavoidable, it is an opportunity to honor God and show love to our neighbors.