Lesson 7: Being Led Into Harmony With Our Father In Heaven And With Each Other | Answers

The fourth key is: TRUST HIM TO BRING US INTO HARMONY WITH THE FATHER

Integrity is "Uprightness of character" and "the state of being complete or undivided." To integrate is "To bring together in a whole; fit together; unify." So then uprightness of character is fitting our lives together so as to share the complete life of God in Christ. We must take our place under the authority of Christ as members of His body. We are complete as we fit into our place under Christ and the Father.

  1. The original harmony of God and man
    1. All creatures were originally ___UNITED___ under God.
      1. Adam and Eve shared the unity of ___LIFE___ in God.
      2. They shared God's __IMAGE__ and ___LIKENESS____.
    2. They also shared the ___UNITY___ of ___LOVE___.
      1. In love they always ___OBEYED___ God.
      2. Their obedience to one Father resulted in ___HARMONY___.
      3. They shared life in the ___WHOLE___ family of God in heaven and in earth.
      4. Love is a ___CHOICE___.
      5. The unity of love can be ___BROKEN___.
  2. Harmony destroyed by Adam's fall
    1. Sin ___ALIENATED___ the first couple from God.
    2. Sin gave Satan the right to ___DOMINATE___ them.
    3. Adam and Eve were ___DIVIDED___.
    4. Adam's offspring were all ___SELFISH___.
    5. The law of ___STRIFE___ became the law of ___LIFE___.
    6. Cain ___MURDERED___ Abel.
    7. ___VIOLENCE___ filled the earth.
  3. Harmony and integrity restored through prayer
    1. Christ conquered all the ___ENEMIES___ of our soul.
    2. We must choose to identify with Christ through ___FAITH___, ___LOVE___ and ___OBEDIENCE___.
    3. Christ prayed that all believers may be ___ONE___ as He and the Father are ___ONE___. (John 17:1)
    4. The church began ___IN___ ___ONE___ ___ACCORD___ in prayer (Acts 1:14-15).
    5. After ___2___ years of intensive prayer, the Ebenezer Baptist Church experienced amazing ___RECONCILIATION___ and unity.
    6. Our unity of faith, love and obedience must be kept ___ALIVE___ ___WELL___ daily.
    7. We must meet together in prayer regularly aiming to keep our ___UNITY___ of ___LOVE___ with God and one another ___ALIVE___ and ___WELL___
    8. This is crucial for our ___FREEDOM___ as children of God.