A Shared Citizenship: Reconciling of Jew and Gentile – Ephesians 2:11-22

Unity, Diversity and Our Identity in Christdiversity
Part 12 of 14

For about 2000 years, God’s people were separated ethnically, culturally and religiously from the nations of the world.  Then God began creating a new humanity, building them into the church.

.A Shared Citizenship Eph 2.11-22.pdf                   

A Shared Citizenship Eph 2.11-22.mp3

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A Shared Spirit: Uniting of Jew and Gentile – Acts 2, 10 – 13

Unity, Diversity and Our Identity in Christdiversity
Part 10 of 14

The Holy Spirit comes upon the first followers of Jesus. He begins to unite in Christ people who had no reason to be united about anything before.

A Shared Spirit Acts 2, 10 – 13.pdf

A Shared Assignment Matt Luke Acts.mp3

 

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God’s New Humanity – Ephesians 2:11-22

ephesus-grand-theatre - from Ephesus BreezeGod’s New Humanity
Ephesians 2:11-22

At the time of Paul’s writing, God’s people had been separated from other nations for 2000 years.  That was now changing.

 

Ephesians 2.11-22.pdf        Ephesians 2:11-22.mp3

Central Streaming: Working on Unity

Paul’s Letter to the Romansapostle-paul

Not everything in our faith needs to be a big deal.  Things that are not a big deal can become a big deal if they need to disunity in the church.

Rom 14.1-15.13.pdf

Rom 14.1-15.13.mp3

Central Streaming: Cornelius

 

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  • The Book of Acts
    • Jesus told his followers that they were to make disciples of all the nations, but their movement was still marginal, even within Judaism.  One big step in the gospel’s advancement is narrated for us in Acts 10.

 Acts 10.pdf              Acts 10.mp3