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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
4:13 Till we all - And every one of us. Come to the unity of the faith, and knowledge of the Son of God - To both an exact agreement in the Christian doctrine, and an experimental knowledge of Christ as the Son of God. To a perfect man - To a state of spiritual manhood both in understanding and strength. To the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ - To that maturity of age and spiritual stature wherein we shall be filled with Christ, so that he will be all in all.
Eph 4:13 Till we all come. These offices are given in order that all may come to a goal that is named just below. They must be continued in some form until that goal is reached. In the unity of the faith. This is one of the great objects to be attained through these offices. Paul, as an apostle and a prophet, exhorts to the same end in Eph 4:2. As an apostle and prophets, he so exhorts still. Every evangelist and pastor who is under God's spirit should labor to the same end. Not only "unity of the faith", but unity of the knowledge of the Son of God is aimed at. Full unity of the faith will be found when all alike know Christ. Unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. "Unto a fullgrown man" (Revised Version). The second end to be attained is a noble manhood, fully developed, after the modes of life furnished in Christ Jesus. This must be the aim of all teaching, and of all living. If we cannot attain fully to it in the flesh, we certainly can aim at it and grow more and more into Christ's likeness.
Anthony's comment on 2013-11-14 15:14:23:
The Lord Jesus Christ prayed in John 17 that his disciples would be one even as He and the Father are One. When I see anyone who loves Jesus Christ, I will treat him/her as a brother/sister in Christ. By this shall all men know you are my disciples if you have love one to another, He said. Tragically, even among those of like minded theology have divisions among them, and the Apostle Paul said such divisions are the result of carnality within the church. Those who want the pre-eminence lord it over those who either wish to remain nuetral, or those with whom they disagree. If we read the 17th chapter of John, we can't ignore our Savior's impassioned plea for the Father to give us certain advantages that stem from His love. Life is too short, Jesus Christ will judge everyone, and He only left one commission for the body of believers, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel, making disciples, commanding them to observe what I have commanded you: "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, soul and strength, and love your neighbor as yourself.
IGHORHIE EGBAROGHENE's comment on 2013-07-08 02:05:21:
COMMENT ON EPH 4;13 Till we all come to the Unity of Faith.- Let Understand that in Eph 4;5 The Bible speaks of one Faith. Jude, in Jude 1;3, he says he we should earenstly contend for the faith which was once delivered to the saints, which p***ed through the process from prophecies to do***entation that is from part to perfect 1cor 13 ;8-13. to the hand of every Christain to read, study and understand Eph 3,3-5 under the guidiance of The Evangelist, Teachers and Pastors who preceed Apostles and Prophets that did the do***entation under the guidiance of The Holy Spirit, Eph4;11-12. Thus the "Unity of Faith" is within us now to enable us attain the full Knowledge of the Son of God unto a Perfect man unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ "according to God's standard as revaled in the Scripture. 2Peter 1;3 That we hanceforth be no more Children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine by the sleight of men,and cunning craftiness where by they lie in wait to deceive Eph 4; 14.
Nick's comment on 2011-09-17 13:57:49:
I think God is trying to get Oness believers and Trinitarians believers to come together and not be so divided saying the other side is going to hell because they don't believe in One True God.
John 3:16 says if I believe in Jesus I should not perish. Jesus also says you can't get to the Father but through Him. Col 3:16 says that whatsoever you do in word or deed do it all in the name of Jesus giving thanks to God and the Father by Him (Jesus). So if you baptize in the name of Jesus you aren't leaving out the Father. I am going to Heaven dispite what any denomination says. I believe Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of God and I can't get to the Father but by him. So I was baptized in the Name of Jesus Christ giving thanks to God and the Father by Him. This fighting over the GodHead is not right we all have to have faith in God. Jesus ios the head of the Church and since He is God and Head is this not the God Head.
Jesus has been given all power so who is more powerful than Him? He is the only Savior. So if you believe in Jesus and have obeyed the Gospel of Jesus Christ you will be saved.
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