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Ephesians 2 - Be Together

Probably the largest number of artists to work on a single picture were the 130 who helped paint the Pantheon de la Guerre in France between 1914 and 1918. This gigantic panorama of the first World War is 402 feet long by 45 feet high and contains - besides battlefields, flags, monuments and symbolic figures - the life-sized portraits of 6,000 war heroes and leaders of 15 countries.

We are a lot like the picture mentioned above... It would be arrogant of us to claim that we are the only artist at work on the painting of our life. This means that it is vital to choose properly those who will be adding to the panorama and that we must be careful and considerate when it is our turn to pick up the paintbrush for others' murals. Read the following chapter of Ephesians (chapter 2) and notice how Paul addresses our inborn need for support and unity.

"1 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of t…