Day 5: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2014

Isaiah 43:1-7 I will be with you
Psalm 133 How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity!

Sisters of the Holy Family

DAY 5 Together… we are called into fellowship

Isaiah 43:1-7 I will be with you
Psalm 133 How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity!
1 John 1:3-7 We have fellowship with one another”
John 15:12-17 I have called you friends”

Three points for reflection

  • We are called into fellowship with God the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit. As we draw closer to the Triune God, we are drawn closer to one another in Christian unity.
  • Christ has initiated a change in our relationship, calling us friends instead of servants. In response to this relationship of love, we are called out of relationships of power and domination into friendship and love of one another.
  • Called by Jesus, we witness to the gospel both to those who have not yet heard it and to those who have. This proclamation contains a call into fellowship with God, and establishes…

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