Live Connection with Each Other

Live Connection with Each Other

Questions for Reflection

  1. What challenges do you face personally in connecting with your church community?
  2. The message shared about four main ways to connect within community – love, unite, encourage and serve. Which one of these do you think is your strength? And why?
  3. Pick one that you find hardest? What is one thing you can try this week to put it into practice?

The 59 “One-Anothers” of the New Testament

LOVE “…Love one another…” (John 13:34, 13:35, 15:12, 15:17, Rom 13:8, I Thessalonians 4:9, I John 3:11,3:23, 4:7, 4:11, 2 John 5)

“Greet one another with a holy kiss…” (Romans 16:16, I Corinthians 16:20, 2 Corinthians 13:12)

“Greet one another with a kiss of love.” (I Peter 5:14)

“…Have equal concern for each other.” (I Corinthians 12:25)

“Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.” (Galatians 5:26)

“…Be patient, bearing with one another in love.” (Ephesians 4:2)

“Be kind and compassionate to one another…” (Ephesians 4:32)

“…Forgive each other…” (Ephesians 4:32)

“Do not lie to each other…” (Colossians 3:9)

“Bear with each other…” (Colossians 3:13)

“…Forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another.” (Colossians 3:13)

“…Make your love increase and overflow for each other.” (I Thessalonians 3:12)

“…Do not slander one another.” (James 4:11)

“Don’t grumble against each other…” (James 5:9)

“…Love one another deeply, from the heart.” (I Peter 3:8)

“Love each other deeply…” (I Peter 4:8)

UNITE “…Be at peace with each other.” (Mark 9:50)

“Live in harmony with one another…” (Romans 12:16, I Peter 3:8)

“…Stop passing judgment on one another.” (Romans 14:13)

“Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you…” (Romans 15:7)

“Confess your sins to each other…” (James 5:16)

“If you keep on biting and devouring each other…you will be destroyed by each other.” 
(Galatians 5:15)

ENCOURAGE

“…Instruct one another.” (Romans 15:14)

“Carry each other’s burdens…” (Galatians 6:2)

“Teach…[one another]” (Colossians 3:16)

“…Admonish one another (Colossians 3:16)

“…Encourage one another…”(I Thessalonians 4:18, I Thessalonians 5:11, Hebrews 10:25)

“…Build each other up…” (I Thessalonians 5:11)

“Encourage one another daily…” Hebrews 3:13)

“…Spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” (Hebrews 10:24)

“Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs.” (Ephesians 5:19)

“…Pray for each other.” (James 5:16)

SERVE

“…Wash one another’s feet.” (John 13:14)

“Be devoted to one another in brotherly love…” (Romans 12:10)

“…Honour one another above yourselves. (Romans 12:10)

“…When you come together to eat, wait for each other.” (I Cor. 11:33)

“…Serve one another in love.” (Galatians 5:13),

“Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.” (Ephesians 5:21)

“…In humility consider others better than yourselves.” (Philippians 2:3)

“Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.” (I Peter 4:9)

“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others…” (I Peter 4:10)

“…Clothe yourselves with humility toward one another…”(I Peter 5:5)