Right Relationships with Others #4
Right Relationships with Others #4
Once you're convinced that he is right and righteous, you'll recognize that all who practice righteousness are God's true children.
My beloved friends, let us continue to love each other since love comes from God. Everyone who loves is born of God and experiences a relationship with God. The person who refuses to love doesn't know the first thing about God, because God is love—so you can't know him if you don't love.
Be devoted to one another (Romans 12:10)
Honor one another above yourselves (Romans 12:10)
Live in harmony with one another (Romans 12:16)
Build up one another (Romans 14:19; 1 Thessalonians 5:11)
Be likeminded towards one another (Romans 15:5)
Accept one another (Romans 15:7)
Admonish one another (Romans 15:14; Colossians 3:16)
Greet one another (Romans 16:16)
Care for one another (1 Corinthians 12:25)
Serve one another (Galatians 5:13)
Bear one another's burdens (Galatians 6:2)
Forgive one another (Ephesians 4:2, 32; Colossians 3:13)
Be patient with one another (Ephesians 4:2; Colossians 3:13)
Speak the truth in love (Ephesians 4:15, 25)
Be kind and compassionate to one another (Ephesians 4:32)
Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs (Ephesians 5:19)
Submit to one another (Ephesians 5:21, 1 Peter 5:5)
Consider others better than yourselves (Philippians 2:3)
Look to the interests of one another (Philippians 2:4)
Bear with one another (Colossians 3:13)
Teach one another (Colossians 3:16)
Comfort one another (1 Thessalonians 4:18)
Encourage one another (1 Thessalonians 5:11)
Exhort one another (Hebrews 3:13)
Stir up [provoke, stimulate] one another to love and good works (Hebrews 10:24)
Show hospitality to one another (1 Peter 4:9)
Employ the gifts that God has given us for the benefit of one another (1 Peter 4:10)
Clothe yourselves with humility towards one another (1 Peter 5:5)
Pray for one another (James 5:16)
Confess your faults to one another (James 5:16)
"Here is a simple, rule-of-thumb guide for behavior: Ask yourself what you want people to do for you, then grab the initiative and do it for them.
"This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son, his one and only Son. And this is why: so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in him, anyone can have a whole and lasting life.
Jesus the Son, was the new representative for humanity. Instead of choosing as did our first representative Adam, Jesus sacrificed himself in an act of selfless love, that made it possible for you to be reconciled to the One He called Father, to God. You appropriate the work of Jesus through faith acknowledging your relationship with God is messed up, believing that Jesus’s atoning sacrifice makes it possible for you to be reconciled to God, so you commit yourself to live a new way as a follower of Jesus and you simply ask God to save you, to bring you into a right relationship with Him, and He does. “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved (Joel 2:32, Romans 10:13). The God who is love takes up residence within you empowering you to be a lover. This gospel, you can accept or reject, it is your choice. I urge you to think about it, examine yourself, and look around you, does this world need lovers. If so then become one.
Self-confidence is knowing that you can get the job done, that you are capable, and that you are competent. Self-confidence comes from knowing who you are. The best way to find out who you are is to find out what God says about you. In your notes, Dr. Neil Anderson has compiled a list to get you started in finding out who you are according to God. This list will be posted on the likely suspects.
(From “Living Free in Christ” by Dr. Neil Anderson)
I AM ACCEPTED…
John 1:12 I am God’s child. John 15:15 I am Christ’s friend. Romans 5:1 I have been justified. 1 Cor. 6:17 I am united with the Lord, and I am one spirit with Him 1 Cor 6:19,20 I have been bought with a price. I belong to God. 1 Cor. 12:27I am a member of Christ’s body. Eph. 1:1 I am a saint. Eph. 1:5 I have been adopted as God’s child. Eph. 2:18 I have direct access to God through the Holy Spirit. Col. 1:14 I have been redeemed and forgiven of all my sins. Col. 2:10 I am complete in Christ.
Rom. 8:1,2 I am free forever from condemnation. Rom. 8:28 I am assured that all things work together for good. Rom. 8:31f I am free from any condemning charges against me. Rom. 8:35f I cannot be separated from the love of God. 2 Cor. 1:21,22 I have been established, anointed, and sealed by God. Col. 3:3 I am hidden with Christ in God. Phil. 1:6 I am confident that the good work that God has begun in me will be perfected. Phil. 3:20 I am a citizen of heaven. 2 Tim. 1:7 I have not been given a spirit of fear but of power, love, and a sound mind. Heb. 4:16 I can find grace and mercy in time of need. 1 John 5:18 I am born of God, and the evil one cannot touch me.
Matt. 5:13,14 I am the salt and light of the earth. John 15:1,5 I am a branch of the true vine, a channel of His life. John 15:16 I have been chosen and appointed to bear fruit. Acts 1:8 I am a personal witness of Christ’s. 1 Cor. 3:16 I am God’s temple. 2 Cor. 5:17f I am a minister of reconciliation for God. 2 Cor. 6:1 I am God’s co-worker (1 Cor. 3:9). Eph. 2:6 I am seated with Christ in the heavenly realm. Eph. 2:10 I am God’s workmanship. Eph. 3:12 I may approach God with freedom and confidence. Phil. 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ( https://mesuandrews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/05-29-15-WHO-AM-I-in-Christ.pdf#:~:text=WHO%20AM%20I%3F%20%28From%20%E2%80%9CLiving%20Free%20in%20Christ%E2%80%9D,6%3A19%2C20%20I%20have%20been%20bought%20with%20a%20price. )
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God's wrath, for it is written: "It is mine to avenge; I will repay," says the Lord.
A cheerful heart brings a smile to your face; a sad heart makes it hard to get through the day.
Psalms 133:1 (MSG)
How wonderful, how beautiful, when brothers and sisters get along.