43 Important Bible Verses about Unity in the Body of Christ

43 Important Bible Verses about Unity in the Body of Christ

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The power of unity is seen with the people who built the Tower of Babel and many other Bible verses. One of the examples that inspires me was the unity shown by the Israelites in the Bible verses Nehemiah 1-7.

They had one common goal of rebuilding the temple wall in the face of opposition. Their display of unity enabled them to rebuild the walls in record time. That accomplishment was impressive and shows that nothing can defeat a united team.

Here are 43 Bible verses that show the importance of unity:

  1. “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
  2. “Bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do.” ~ Colossians 3:13-14
  3. “And the glory which You gave Me I have given them, that they may be one just as We are one: I in them, and You in Me; that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me.” ~ John 17:22-23
  4. “Behold, how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.” ~ Psalm 133:1
  5. “Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous.” ~ 1 Peter 3:8
  6. “Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling.” ~ Ephesians 4:3-4
  7. “Be of the same mind toward one another. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion.” ~ Romans 12:16
  8. “Also the hand of God was on Judah to give them singleness of heart to obey the command of the king and the leaders, at the word of the Lord.” ~ 2 Chronicles 30:12
  9. “For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation.” ~ Ephesians 2:14

  10. “For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body- whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free- and have all been made to drink into one Spirit.” ~ 1 Corinthians 12:13
  11. “Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.” ~ Romans 15:5-6
  12. “For if we have been united together in the likeness of His death, certainly we also shall be in the likeness of His resurrection.” ~ Romans 6:5
  13. “Only let your conduct be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel.” ~ Philippians 1:27
  14. “Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.” ~ Philippians 2:4
  15. “Finally, brethren, farewell. Become complete. Be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.” ~ 2 Corinthians 13:11
  16. “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Jesus Christ.” ~ Galatians 3:28
  17. “And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist.” ~ Colossians 1:17

  18. “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.” ~ Genesis 2:24
  19. “Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much more as you see the Day approaching.” ~ Hebrews 10:25
  20. “For where two or three are gathered in My name, I am there in the midst of them.” ~ Matthew 18:20
  21. “Receive one who is weak in the faith, but not to disputes over doubtful things.” ~ Romans 14:1
  22. “Have we not all one Father? Has not one God created us? Why do we deal treacherously with one another by profaning the covenant of the fathers?” ~ Malachi 2:10
  23. “By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” ~ John 13:35
  24. “For as we have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function, so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another.” ~ Romans 12:4-5
  25. “Be of the same mind toward one another. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion.” ~ Romans 12:16
  26. “No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abides in us, and His love has been perfected in us.” ~ 1 John 4:12

  27. “And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; or if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.” ~ 1 Corinthians 12:26-27
  28. “When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.” ~ Acts 2:1
  29. “Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and one soul; neither did anyone say that any of the things he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common.” ~ Acts 4:32
  30. “He answered and said to them, ‘He who has two tunics, let him give to him who has none; and he who has food, let him do likewise.’” ~ Luke 3:11
  31. “Now all who believed were together, and had all things in common, and sold their possessions and goods, and divided them among all, as anyone had need.” ~ Acts 2:44-45
  32. “Nevertheless you have done well that you shared in my distress.” ~ Philippians 4:14
  33. “Let no one seek his own, but each one the other’s well-being.” ~ 1 Corinthians 10:24
  34. “So all the men of Israel were gathered against the city, united together as one man.” ~ Judges 20:11
  35. “So we built the wall, and the entire wall was joined together up to half its height, for the people had a mind to work.” ~ Nehemiah 4:6

  36. “Therefore let us pursue the things which make for peace and the things by which one may edify another.” ~ Romans 14:19
  37. “Can two walk together, unless they are agreed?” ~ Amos 3:3
  38. “If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.” ~ Romans 12:18
  39. “Therefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.” ~ Acts 20:28
  40. “Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor.” ~ Ecclesiastes 4:9
  41. “We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death.” ~ 1 John 3:14
  42. “Let brotherly love continue. Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels.” ~ Hebrews 13:1-2
  43. “Now the God of peace be with you all. Amen.” ~ Romans 15:33

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