Saturday, March 19, 2011

Do You Have Schisms?

Schisms?  Do you have them?  Do you even know what they are?

Dictionary Definition

  [siz-uhm, skiz-]  Show IPA
division or disunion, especially into mutually opposed parties.
the parties so formed.
Ecclesiastical .
a formal division within, or separation from, a church orreligious body over some doctrinal difference.
the state of a sect or body formed by such division.
the offense of causing or seeking to cause such adivision.

Biblical Definitions

Schisms are something that God hates (Proverbs 6:16-19). Schisms are something that Jesus prayed that the disciples would not have (John 17:11). Schisms are something that St. Paul gave great effort towards avoiding (Acts 24:16). Schisms are something that must not exist in the body of Christ (1 Corinthians 12:25). Schisms are a disease that prevents God’s people from doing what God wants us to do.  This week’s Seven Minutes of Wisdom is about schisms.

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