A Meditation: On Genesis 11:6 // Unity In Christ //
by Matheus Yuhlung
“And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do” – Genesis 11:6 (KJV)
Physical unification seldom meets Godly ends. We try to unify cultures by joint worship services; where instead of the peace of Christ enveloping us – the ambience is generally of establishing ethnic supremacy by one over another.
Scholars and Christian leaders have sweated out a great deal of research and activities but none bears fruits because physical unification isn’t unification in Christ at all. Unity in Christ is a metaphysical concept; and we cannot materialize it.
Unity comes when we learn to have a heart that seeks after God’s own heart. In our pursuit of righteousness only will we fall precisely in the places that were meant for us; like a puzzle it would all make sense when every piece is fitted in its respective places. And isn’t that the very portrait of the Church; the beloved bride of our Lord. When we leave our cultural, traditional and pre – meditated opinions behind and pursue God; we’d automatically be united in Christ.