The root meaning of the word suggests "touch" or "contact." Works Referenced. 1 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk a worthy of the b vocation wherewith ye are called,. Dissen, ad Pind. 2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, a forbearing one another in love;. Objective relations of unity, to which the non-compliance with what is demanded in Ephesians 4:3 would be contradictory,[200] and which are consequently meant to incite towards compliance,—but without γάρ (comp. Barth translates this verse: "He [Christ] provides sustenance to it through every contact" (Barth, Ephesians, p, 449). In Ephesians 4:1–6 Paul appeals to believers to walk worthy of their high position in Jesus Christ. Ephesians 4:4, on to Ephesians 4:6. Verse 2 tells us how to maintain spiritual unity: "With all lowliness and meekness, with patience, forbearing one another in love." Translation of Ephesians 4:7-16 with Syntactical Comments. Exc. 4:3-6. Denomination: Other "Paul is saying that every member in his or her contact with other members supplies something the body needs" (p. 31, Paul Stephens, LL). Eph. In Ephesians 4:3 the way to lead a life worthy of our calling is to "maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace." In describing that walk he discusses its 1) Call (Ephesians 4:1), 2) Characteristics (Ephesians 4:2-3), and its 3) Cause (Ephesians 4:4-6). II. Ephesians 4:13 "Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ:" “Unity of the faith”: Faith here refers to the body of revealed truth that constitutes Christian teaching, particularly featuring the complete content of the gospel. Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-6. 3 Endeavouring to keep the a unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.. 4 There is one a body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; 4:3 reads, “Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace”.There are several words that should be considered if we are to understand what the Holy Spirit has given us in this verse. p. 277), which ENDEAVOURING TO KEEP THE UNITY OF THE SPIRIT: A STUDY OF EPH.