2 Tim 3:16 Luke 8:18 2 John 9 1 Peter 2:24 2 Peter 3:18 2 Cor 1:20-22 Romans 15:4 Phil 3:10 Mark 12:29-31 Titus 2:11-15 Titus 3:3-5 2 Peter 1:16 Romans 13:8-10 James 2:12-13 Hosea 6:6 Ps 103:10 1 Cor 1:30 Eph 6:17
GOD IS THE ONE WHO GIVES
John 3:31-36 The One who comes from Heaven
John 17:14 Jesus saying “they don’t belong to the world, just as I don’t belong to the world.”
1 Cor: 12:12 … there are many parts to a body, all the parts make one body. Christ is like that also. 27 “ …You are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.”
Eph 1:22-23 “God ..made Christ the head over everything for the church, which is Christ’s body. The Church is filled with Christ, and Christ fills everything in every way.”
Eph 4:16 The whole body depends on Christ and all the parts of the body are joined and held together
Phil 2:5, Jesus’ main teaching: “Love one another”, Matt 22:37-40, 1 Pet 4:8
Four times Jesus repeated this: Matt 18:4, Matt 23:12, Lk 14:11, Lk 18:14
Eph 4:17-18 “Do not continue living like those who do not believe... they cannot have the life God gives (John 3:18) 22-24 “…become a new person. That new person is made to be like God…. 25 …we all belong to each other in the same body.
ALL BELIEVERS ARE UNIFIED IN CHRIST JESUS THE LORD
James 2:1-9 ….never think some people are more important than others. 9 if you treat one person as being more important than another, you are sinning.”
Romans 2:1-4 “If you think you can judge others, you are wrong…… Romans 14:10-12
James 3:2 “We all make many mistakes” Matt 7:1-2 What if the biggest mistake we make in Christian world is we “disqualify” other believers? Col 2:16, 18 Gal 6:4, 15
Rem: It is what the Scripture says that counts, not “the way I heard it”, or “I was always taught” doesn’t count. Lk 8:18
Col 3:3-4 ..your new life is kept with Christ in God. Christ is your life…… 5-6 So put all evil things out of your life: These things make God angry. 8-9 But now also put these things out of your life:…10 You have begun to live the new life, … This new life brings you the true knowledge of God. 11 …Christ is in all believers, and Christ is all that is important. 12 God has chosen you… loves you…so you should clothe yourselves with…. 14 Love is what holds you all together in perfect unity. 15 “….you were all called together in one body to have peace. Always be thankful.” 16 Let the teaching of Christ live in you richly. 17 ..in all you do give thanks to God the Father through Jesus.