Chestnut Ridge Church
Relationship Goals–Part 1
Trust. Forgiveness. Grace. Love. These are elements that every relationship needs to thrive. These are the qualities that we should embody towards one another. These are relationship goals. Many of us set goals for ourselves—but how many of us set goals for our relationship? Without a doubt, our lives can be significantly enriched when we connect in meaningful ways with others. But that isn't always easy to achieve. Intentionality and commitment are required if we desire those things. Throughout this series, we’ll explore what we can do to improve our relationships, continue to help them grow, and discover how we can achieve these goals together.
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  • Chestnut Ridge Church [CRC]
    2223 Cheat Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508, USA
    อาทิตย์ 9:00 ก่อนเที่ยง, อาทิตย์ 11:00 ก่อนเที่ยง

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Today's Music
Glorious Day, Evidence, The Blessing
Relationship Goals—Part 1
[Josh Rhodes]
Problem | We tend to be selfish and miss opportunities to help others.
Solution | Focus on yourself less to focus on others more.
Selfless: concerned more with the needs and wishes of others than with one's own; unselfish. –Oxford Dictionary
“The meaning of ‘selfish ambition’ may be rendered as ‘what they do is just to make themselves look bigger’ or ‘what they do is just for themselves.’” –Louw, J. P., & Nida, E. A. (1996).Greek-English lexicon of the New Testament
Selfless People
• Put others first and sacrificially meet their needs
• Do not seek credit for putting others first
Selfless People
• Put others first and sacrificially meet their needs
• Do not seek credit for putting others first
• Fill their cup to empty it for others
Filling | He got up, went out, and made His way to a deserted place. And He was praying there.
Emptying | So He went into all of Galilee, preaching in their synagogues and driving out demons.

Discussion Questions

Ready to take a next step in your personal or group study time? Follow the link below for printable discussion questions about today's message. You'll also find links to this Sunday's audio, video and weekend program.

http://www.chestnutridgechurch.com/RelationshipGoalsPart1

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Weekly Devotional

Get More From the Message | Each week, a new devotional will be available on Tuesday and Thursday. These devotionals are based on the previous Sunday's message, and aim to take the message further and help you dive deeper into the topic. You can find the devotionals at the link, or sign up to receive weekly emails.

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