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You will learn about the power of unity in this lesson based on the actions of the men of Babel. Unity has three parts: one people, one language, and one purpose. When we unite together to do God’s ...

You will learn about the power of unity in this lesson based on the actions of the men of Babel. Unity has three parts: one people, one language, and one purpose. When we unite together to do God’s will as one people speaking the same language, there is great power for growth in Him.

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  • ThePowerandDangerofUnityGenesis 11.1-9, CB OT p. 14
  • Now the whole earth hadone language and thesame words.(Genesis 11:1, CB OT p. 14)
  • The Plan“they said to one another”
  • The Plan“let us...”“make bricks”
  • The Plan“let us...”“build ourselves a cityand a tower”
  • The Plan“let us...”“make a name for ourselves”
  • The Plan“let us...”“make a name for ourselves”“lest we be dispersed over theface of the whole earth”
  • God’s Response“they are one people”
  • God’s Response“they are one people”“they have all one language”
  • God’s Response“they are one people”“they have all one language”“nothing that they propose to dowill now be impossible for them”
  • God’s Response“they are one people”“they have all one language”“nothing that they propose to dowill now be impossible for them”“let us go down and thereconfuse their language”
  • “nothing that they propose to dowill now be impossible for them”UNITY
  • “nothing that they propose to dowill now be impossible for them”onepeopleUNITY
  • “nothing that they propose to dowill now be impossible for them”onepeopleUNITYonelanguage
  • “nothing that they propose to dowill now be impossible for them”onepeopleonelanguageone purposeUNITY
  • The Power of UnityUNITYonepeopleonelanguageone purpose
  • UNITYonepeopleonelanguageone purposeMany are the plans inthe mind of a man,but it is the purpose ofJehovah that will stand.(Proverbs 19:21, CB OT p. 1026)The Power of Unity
  • UNITYonepeopleonelanguageone purposeThe Power of Unity
  • UNITYonepeopleonelanguageone purposeThe Power of Unity“love one another”1 Thessalonians 4.9-10;CB NT p. 359
  • UNITYonepeopleonelanguageone purposeThe Power of Unity“love one another”1 Thessalonians 4.9-10;CB NT p. 359“speaking thetruth in love”Ephesians 4.15;CB NT p. 340
  • UNITYonepeopleonelanguageone purposeThe Power of Unity“love one another”1 Thessalonians 4.9-10;CB NT p. 359“speaking thetruth in love”Ephesians 4.15;CB NT p. 340
  • UNITYonepeopleonelanguageone purposeThe Power of Unity“love one another”1 Thessalonians 4.9-10;CB NT p. 359“speaking thetruth in love”Ephesians 4.15;CB NT p. 340And they devoted themselves to the apostles teaching andthe fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.Acts 2.42, CB NT p. 211
  • The Power of UnityUNITYonepeopleonelanguageone purpose
  • The Power of UnityUNITYonepeopleonelanguageone purpose
  • The Power of Unityonelanguageone purpose
  • The Power of UnityUNITYonepeopleonelanguageone purpose
  • Will today be the dayyou decideto go toheaven?
  • Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com are copyright protected. Please do not use without permission.)Tower of Babel: http://forum.maripo.com/images/tower_of_babel.jpgBricks for the tower: http://distantshoresmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_11_04_RG.jpgBuilding the Tower: http://distantshoresmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_11_05_RG.jpgConfusion at the Tower: http://distantshoresmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_11_06_RG.jpgDeparting the Tower: http://distantshoresmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_11_07_RG.jpg
  • Miscellaneous 2013#06The Power and Danger of UnityGenesis 11.1-9Compiled and Presented by:Dave Stewart28 April, 2013www.churchofchristmiranda.comSynopsis: You will learn about the power of unity in this lesson based on the actions of the men of Babel. Unity has three parts: onepeople, one language, and one purpose. When we unite together to do God’s will as one people speaking the same language, there is greatpower for growth in Him.“Let all that you do be done with love.”“Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by CrosswayBibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.”