Bible verses about "division" | Goodspeed

Matthew 18:15-18

15 "But if your brother wrongs you go to him and show him his fault while you are alone with him. If he listens to you, you have won back your brother. 16 But if he will not listen, take one or two others with you, so that everything may be supported by the testimony of two or three witnesses. 17 If he refuses to listen to them, tell the congregation. And if he refuses to listen to it, treat him as a heathen or a tax-collector. 18 "I tell you, whatever you forbid on earth will be held in heaven to be forbidden, and whatever you permit on earth will be held in heaven to be permitted.

John 17:21

21 Let them all be one. Just as you, Father, are in union with me and I am with you, let them be in union with us, so that the world may believe that you sent me.

Matthew 15:9

9 But their worship of me is all in vain, For the lessons they teach are but human precepts.' "

Acts 5:29

29 Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.

1 Corinthians 12:21-26

21 The eye cannot say to the hand, "I do not need you," or the head to the feet, "I do not need you." 22 On the contrary, the parts of the body that are considered most delicate are indispensable, 23 and the parts of it that we think common, we dress with especial care, and our unpresentable parts receive especial attention 24 which our presentable parts do not need. God has so adjusted the body and given such especial distinction to its inferior parts 25 that there is no clash in the body, but its parts all alike care for one another. 26 If one part suffers, all the parts share its sufferings. If a part has honor done it, all the parts enjoy it too.

Acts 10:34

34 Then Peter began and said, "Now I really understand that God shows no partiality,

2 John 1:9-11

9 Anyone who goes too far and does not keep to the teaching of Christ has not God. It is the man who holds to the teaching who has both the Father and the Son. 10 If anyone comes to you without bringing this teaching, do not let him come into the house or bid him good morning. 11 For anyone who bids him good morning shares in his wicked work.

Jude 1:16-19

16 These men are grumblers, dissatisfied with life. They go where their passions lead, their talk is arrogant and they cultivate people in the hope of gain. 17 But you, dear friends, must remember what was foretold by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ, 18 for they said to you, "In the last times there will be mockers who will go where their own godless passions lead." 19 These are the men who create division; they are animal and devoid of the Spirit.

Luke 11:17

17 But he knew what they were thinking, and he said to them, "Any kingdom that is disunited is on the way to destruction, and one house falls after another.

1 Peter 1:22-25

22 Now that by obeying the truth you have purified your souls for sincere love of the brotherhood, you must love one another intensely and heartily, 23 for you have been born anew from a germ not perishable, but imperishable, through the message of the living, everlasting God. 24 For "All flesh is like grass, And all its glory like the flower of the grass. The grass withers, And the flower fades, 25 But the word of the Lord will last forever," that is, the good news that has been brought to you.

Ephesians 4:3-6

3 Make every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit through the tie of peace. 4 There is but one body and one Spirit, just as there is but one hope that belongs to the summons you received. 5 There is but one Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 one God and Father of all, who is above us all, pervades us all, and is within us all.

Titus 3:9-11

9 But have nothing to do with foolish controversies, pedigrees, strife, and wrangles about the Law, for they are profitless and futile. 10 If a man is inclined to a sect, after warning him once or twice, have nothing more to do with him. 11 You may be sure that a man of that kind is corrupt and sinful, for his own actions condemn him.

Romans 16:17-18

17 I beg you, brothers, to be on the watch for those who introduce divisions and difficulties, in opposition to the instruction that you were given, and to avoid them. 18 Such men are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own base passions, and with their plausible and flattering talk they deceive simple-minded people.

1 Corinthians 1:10-13

10 But I urge you all, brothers, for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ, to agree in what you say, and not to allow factions among you, but to be perfectly united in mind and judgment. 11 For I have been informed, my brothers, by Chloe's people, that quarrels are going on among you. 12 What I mean is this, that one of you says, "I am a follower of Paul," another, "And I, of Apollos," another, "And I, of Cephas," and another, "And I, of Christ!" 13 Christ has been divided up! But was it Paul who was crucified for you? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?

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