Jan 21st, 2020
SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS
Romans 12:2 Fix your attention on God. You'll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you. Message
Nurture my important relationships.
1 Peter 4:7-8 The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. NIV
Restore my broken relationships.
Colossians 3:13 Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. NIV
Sever any harmful relationships.
Proverbs 13:20 He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. NIV
Initiate some meaningful relationships.
Hebrews 10:25 Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another--and all the more as you see the Day approaching. NIV
HOW TO DEVELOP RIGHT RELATIONSHIPS
1. Develop my relationship with my church.
Ephesians 2:19 You are citizens along with all of God's holy people. You are members of God's family. New Living
2. Develop my relationship with godly friends.
Acts 2:44-47 And all the believers met together in one place and shared everything they had. 45 They sold their property and possessions and shared the money with those in need. 46 They worshiped together at the Temple each day, met in homes for the Lord's Supper, and shared their meals with great joy and generosity— New Living
3. Develop my relationship with a team.
Ecclesiastes 4:8-9 There was a man all alone; he had neither son nor brother. There was no end to his toil, yet his eyes were not content with his wealth. Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor. NIV
4. Develop my relationship with God.
Jeremiah 29:13 If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me. New Living