One Mind

The topic of the sermon was “One Mind”. The base scripture referenced can be found in the book of Philippians.

Philippians 2:5-8
Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

To get a more complete picture of what the apostle Paul is referring to when he said, “have this mind among yourselves …” you need to step back just a bit.

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One Heart

I’ve always been fond of the Church as described in the book of Acts. I remember being introduced to this historical account not long after I was saved and finding myself completely enamored by the notion of a group of believers in Christ having such a sense of faith and community.

Acts 4:32
Now the full number of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but they had everything in common.

My pastor recently preached on the topic of “One Heart” and what can be accomplished when God’s Church embraces this truth.

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