Quotes: Unity

Unity by Nelum Walpola

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. – Henry Ford

At such moments, you realize that you and the other are, in fact, one. It’s a big realization. Survival is the second law of life. The first is that we are all one. -Joseph Campbell

Ephesians 4:1-5
I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort 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 of your calling, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is above all and through all and in all.

John 17:11b
Jesus said, “Holy Father, protect them in your name that you have given me,
so that they may be one, as we are one.”

Extended quote from Three Simple Rules: A Wesleyan Way of Living
by Rueben P. Job

  • Do we look at one another and see movement toward our oneness in Christ?
  • Do others look at us and see God at work in our life together?
  • Is our way of living life-giving rather than life-draining?
  • Is our way of living one that will enhance the quality of life of each of us for as long as we live?

At their best, Christians believe that the possibility of such a way of living exists and is open to all. When we have seen such a way of living practiced, we have not only been inspired by it but drawn to it.

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