Contributed on May 14, 2007
We are commanded to honor others as Christ has honored us.
“One another” verses: • “Accept one another the, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God” (Romans 15:7). • “You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love” (Galatians 5:13). • “Be kind ...read more
Contributed on May 20, 2007
God commands us to bear with even the "difficult" people in our lives.
In the lat 1800’s there were two deacons in a small Baptist church in Mayfield, Kentucky. The two deacons didn’t get along and always opposed each other in any decision related to the church. On one particular Sunday, one deacon put up a small wooden peg on the back wall of the church so the ...read more
Contributed on May 29, 2007
The best way we can encourage one another is to remind one another of the hope we have through Jesus Christ.
We all need to be encouraged. Why? Because we all get discouraged. Scripture reading: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11 (What is Paul’s purpose for writing about Christ’s return? Answer: That the Thessalonians might encourage one another. His purpose was not to answer every question about the ...read more
Contributed on Jun 4, 2007
Christ has made us free so that we may serve one another.
Background to Galatians: Following Paul’s successful campaign in Galatia, the Judaizers (Jews who taught that salvation and sanctification is by faith in Christ plus the works of the law) insisted that Gentile converts to Christianity follow certain OT practices, especially circumcision. The Big ...read more
Contributed on Jun 19, 2007
We will not live in harmony with one another until we learn humility.
Harmony missing in marriages, families, and churches. The Big Idea: We will not live in harmony with one another until we learn HUMILITY. 1. Harmony is ESSENTIAL for believers. “Live in harmony with one another” (Romans 12:16a). “Be of the same mind one toward another” (KJV). The NT ...read more