AT BRIDE Ministries, unity is one of our most important values. This is reflected in our Institute Course: Realm of Jesus. Unity can be a complex topic to wrap one’s head around, but the following are a few of our thoughts on how we can better unpack and understand this important yet often misunderstood topic.
The Realm of God
As far we understand, spirits also function as realms. For this reason, when we are in Christ, we abide in the realm that is God. Only in the realm of Christ Jesus are we able to receive the gift of righteousness. It is only through the work that he accomplished that we are enabled to be presented before God and justified. We also realize that Jesus manifested the name of God to us. When we are in Christ, we partake of a realm that contains every characteristic of God as revealed in the Bible. In this realm we are safe. This realm is also the root of our unity.
That being said, we should not see unity as a place where everyone simply agrees with everyone else so we can live “happily ever after.” To do so sells the realm of unity short. The realm of unity is where we connect with God and become righteous, not a place of simple human connection.
What Does the Bible Say About the Realm of Unity?
According to Romans 12:5, “So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.”
Dan Duval believes that our unity begins from our positional reality, and just like every other component found in Christ, it can be explored or not. It’s a choice, and it is up to us to actively pursue this unity. What begins in Christ does not ground out in the works of the flesh. No, we actually have to engage the source point of our unity in order for our unity to be established the way it was supposed to be, the way God intended it to be.
“There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.” (Galatians 3:28 NKJV)
The Realm of Unity is a God-given blessing, but it is up to us to actively pursue it as a source of connection.