Contributed on Jul 7, 2021
Let me ask you, “Are you disappointed in the way your relationships are turning out? Do you long to go deeper with those around you? If so, listen and learn from the words of Jesus as He explained the dynamics of love. Our Scripture passage this morning comes from the Gospel of John 15.
For the next 6 weeks, I want to take a close look at relationships. Let’s face it, relationships seldom seem to last or at least be what they once were when a relationship began. I’m not just talking about when two people meet and fall in love. I’m talking about all relationships where we become ...read more
Contributed on Jul 19, 2021
We could use a daily dose of something else, too. We’ll call it a spiritual and emotional vitamin: the vitamin of encouragement.
Last week we began a series of messages concerning relational living and we discussed the impact of LOVE on any relationship. Today we take the next step to better our relationships by talking about ENCOURAGEMENT. What a great way to strengthen any relationship by offering encouragement. ...read more
Contributed on Jul 21, 2021
Truly forgiven people will become forgiving people.
We are in the middle of a series on Relational Living and what it takes to make a relationship work. We started with LOVE. Then last week we added ENCOURAGEMENT. Today, we add something that might be the hardest for us to do—FORGIVE. Forgiveness many times is not easy, especially when we are ...read more
Contributed on Aug 2, 2021
We strengthen our relationships when we help and serve the other person. Serving goes along with a way to love others.
Building better relationships, building stronger relationships, building more sincere relationships—that’s what we have been learning from God’s Word for the past few weeks. God has taught the roles of LOVE, ENCOURAGEMENT, and FORGIVENESS and the parts each plays to build authentic relationships. ...read more
Contributed on Aug 9, 2021
Yielding to others and putting their interests and needs before our own will definitely help to strengthen and lengthen our relationships with others.
For the past 4 weeks we have learned a lot about making our relationships better. We have learned how LOVE, ENCOURAGEMENT, FORGIVENESS, and SERVICE play a huge part in building more sincere relationships. We take another step today and add yet another element that will help to better your ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2021
The question for each of us is: What do we do when we disagree? The answer is to accept and refrain.
We come today to our last tip from God on how to strengthen and lengthen our relationships. We have learned about LOVE, ENCOURAGEMENT, FORGIVENESS, SERVICE, and YIELDING and I hope you have been able to practice some of these things to help any relationships that you may be in. Todays tip on ...read more