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You Can Have Unity Even When You Don’t Get Along (pt1)

Do you have people in your life with whom you just don’t get along?

“I entreat Euodia and Syntyche to agree in the Lord.  Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the Gospel…” -Philippians 4:2

How comforting to know that even at the very beginning of the Church, some people just had a hard time getting along.

Think about it: if they couldn’t all agree then, we’re not going to all agree now, and that doesn’t make us bad people or sub-par Christians.

It just makes us human.

The other good news, though, is that disagreement doesn’t have to result in division!

Just a few lines after this instruction from Paul, he shares a Spirit-led strategy for peace in the midst of conflict.

To be continued… (click here)

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