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unity scriptures

Unity in the Church:

  • “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” – Ephesians 4:3
  • “I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.” – 1 Corinthians 1:10
  • “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.” – Romans 15:5-6
  • “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” – Psalm 133:1

Unity in Christ:

  • “For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.” – Romans 12:4-5
  • “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” – Galatians 3:28
  • “For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility.” – Ephesians 2:14
  • “So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith.” – Galatians 3:26

Love and Unity:

  • “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” – John 13:34
  • “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8
  • “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.” – 1 John 4:7
  • “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.” – Colossians 3:14

Unity in Purpose:

  • “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.” – Romans 15:5-6
  • “Now I plead with you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.” – 1 Corinthians 1:10
  • “But I urge and entreat you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in perfect harmony and full agreement in what you say, and that there be no dissensions or factions or divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in your common understanding and in your opinions and judgments.” – 1 Corinthians 1:10
  • “Then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind.” – Philippians 2:2

Unity and Humility:

  • “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.” – Philippians 2:3
  • “Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.” – Romans 12:16
  • “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.” – James 4:10
  • “But the greatest among you shall be your servant.” – Matthew 23:11

Prayer for Unity:

  • “I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.” – John 17:23
  • “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” – Ephesians 4:3
  • “For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 12:12
  • “Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus.” – Romans 15:5 (NIV)

Unity and Diversity:

  • “For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.” – Romans 12:4-5
  • “But in fact, God has placed the parts in the body, every one of them, just as he wanted them to be.” – 1 Corinthians 12:18
  • “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” – Galatians 3:28
  • “From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.” – Ephesians 4:16

God’s Blessing in Unity:

  • “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” – Psalm 133:1
  • “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!” – Psalm 133:1 (ESV)
  • “It is like precious oil poured on the head, running down on the beard, running down on Aaron’s beard, down on the collar of his robe.” – Psalm 133:2
  • “It is as if the dew of Hermon were falling on Mount Zion. For there the Lord bestows his blessing, even life forevermore.” – Psalm 133:3