CHURCH ISN’T AN EVENT TO ATTEND, BUT A COMMUNITY BUILT TO GROW TOGETHER!
“One another” is two words in English, but it’s only one word in Greek: ἀλλήλων (ah-LAY-loan).
ONE ANOTHER:It’s used in 100 times in 94 New Testament verses. 47 of those verses give instructions to the church, and 60% of those instructions come from Paul.
Unity. One third of the one-another commands deal with the unity of the church.
Be at peace with one another (Mk 9:50)
Don’t grumble among one another (Jn 6:43)
Be kind, tender-hearted, and forgiving to one another (Ep 4:32)
Bear with and forgive one another (Co 3:13)
Love. One third of them instruct Christians to love one another.
Love one another (Jn 13:34, 15:12, 17; Rom. 13:8)
Through love, serve one another (Gal. 5:13)
Tolerate one another in love (Eph. 4:2)
Be devoted to one another in love (Rom. 12:10)
Humility. About 15% stress an attitude of humility and deference among believers.
Give preference to one another in honor (Ro 12:10)
Regard one another as more important than yourselves (Php 2:3)
Serve one another (Gal. 5:13)
Clothe yourselves in humility toward one another (1 Pe 5:5)
CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY MUST CENTER AROUND AND BE GUIDED BY SCRIPTURE!
The TRUTH sets us FREE!
The TRUTH helps us understand SIN!
The TRUTH helps us stay FOCUSED!
The TRUTH helps us discern God’s DIRECTION for our lives!