The relationship with God, disrupted by sin yet established through Jesus Christ, which provides the only proper basis for true human fellowship. God’s desire for fellowship with humanity is made known through his calling of a people to be his own and to reflect his holiness and love.
God’s fellowship with his people is shown by his presence
Fellowship with Jesus Christ1Co 1:9See alsoMt 28:20 Jesus Christ’s presence with his disciples; Jn 15:4-5 abiding in Christ; Ro 6:4-5 united with Christ in his death and resurrection; 1Co 10:15-16 communion with Christ at the Lord’s Supper; Php 3:10 sharing in Christ’s sufferings
Dictionary of Bible Themes Scripture index copyright Martin H. Manser, 2009. As Editor, Martin Manser wishes to thank all those who compiled or edited the NIV Thematic Study Bible, on which this work is based.
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