Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study - November 28th, 2018
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Hope's Coffee Café - coffee/tea bar in the foyer from 6:30-6:55 PM • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    星期三 7:00 晚上
Week 3:
Words to Live By
(Philemon 1:1-14)

Who in your life chooses and/or uses their words wisely?
How about foolishly?
1. Paul used commendable words.
» Definition: Respectful, honorable, or praiseworthy
1. Paul used commendable words.
Paul learned firsthand how important such words are.
• He was commended by Ananias.
1. Paul used commendable words.
Paul learned firsthand how important such words are.
• He was commended by Ananias.
• He was commended by Barnabas.
2. Paul used tactful words.
»Definition: Showing skill and sensitivity when dealing with others
• In spite of his position he spoke Discretely.
2. Paul used tactful words.
• In spite of his position he spoke Discretely.
• In spite of his position he spoke Diplomatically.
3. Paul used unassuming words.
» Definition: Exhibiting no pretensions or arrogance; modest
• He sought to encourage Philemon by pointing to his life of surrender.
3. Paul used unassuming words.
• He sought to encourage Philemon by pointing to his life of surrender.
• He sought to encourage Philemon by pointing to his life of service.
4. Paul used considerate words.
» Definition: Showing kindly awareness or regard for another's feelings or circumstances.
• He wanted Philemon to make a heartfelt decision.
4. Paul used considerate words.
• He wanted Philemon to make a heartfelt decision.
• He wanted Philemon's actions to align with God's will.
In Conclusion:
Obedience from the heart renders blessings from heaven!

Challenge for the week:
Pick one day this week in which you will do your best, with God's help, to refrain from using any harsh, critical, or judgmental words.