Read John 17:20-23
A. The unity of the church
B. Jesus’ unity with the Father
2. What effect does Christian unity have on the watching world?
3 Have you experienced or witnessed the kind of transformed community that testifies to the world about the validity of Jesus’ work and claims? If so, what were some of the features of such a community? If not, what might you imagine such a community to look like? What obstacles inhibit this kind of unity?
4. Can you think of ways that you could personally contribute to greater unity in our church life?