March 1, 2020 Ephesians 4:31-32 in Context How can we nurture a tender heart? By mimicking God’s love. By making tender-hearted choices. By experiencing the pain of forgiveness. Challenge: Am I willing for my heart to be tenderized?
February 23, 2020 Ephesians 4 One Another relationships require diligent maintenance! Eternal reference point: Walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called. Daily Check Points: Humility Gentleness Patience Forbearance Challenge: Is it time to “take off the gloves”?
February 16, 2020 Hebrews 3:13 and 10:24-25 in context Encouragement empowers faithfulness. Encouraging habits “day after day”: Encouragement is partnering with God’s Spirit at work in one another. Encouragement requires being there for one another. Encouragement offers sustaining power for one another. Challenge: What’s your commitment to one-anothering?
February 9, 2020 Spurring on one another to love and good deeds. (Hebrews 10:24-25) We provoke one another to loving service or to abandonment. Vital Functions of one-anothering: Prod on one another. Encourage one another. Hold fast with one another. Challenge: Choose your island community carefully!
February 2, 2020 Considering how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds. We must consider one another to remain faithful. Considerations: Consider one another is a key command from God. Consider one another is fundamental to our call to faithfulness. Consider one another is essential to our identity in Christ. Consider one another …