Posts Tagged ‘ Church ’

VerseD: Hebrews 10:24-25

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Hebrews 10:24‭-‬25, ESV

Knowing our own sinfulness and the devil’s schemes, we gather together as believers in God to encourage each other in Christ and His Word.

VerseD: 1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

1 Timothy 6:12, ESV

The Christian faith is not merely a personal thing. It is a community and declaration to the world of Christ’s sovereignty and goodness, and the Holy Spirit empowers us to be in community and share that faith.

VerseD: John 13:34

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.

John 13:34, ESV

Our God has shown His love for us. Let us worship Him by moving each other, by loving His Church.

VerseD: John 13:35

“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

John 13:35, ESV

Christ came for His Church. He commands we love His Church – each other – just as He does.

Sacrificially and even amidst pain.

VerseD: Galatians 6:10

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Galatians 6:10, ESV

Let us give thanks to God for every opportunity we get to serve others, especially within our family in Christ: the Church.

VerseD: Psalm 100:4

Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!

Psalm 100:4, ESV

God has called us into community with Him and with His Chosen people. May we come together and thank God for this brotherhood: the Church filled with the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Proverbs 17:17, ESV

We can choose friends, but Christ chose us as His friends, and He has given us a brotherhood of believers to help us through life and into eternity.

VerseD: 1 Peter 4:10

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace

1 Peter 4:10, ESV

Let us remember to thank God for the gifts He gives us and that we can serve His body faithfully. His gifts are not for us individually but for all of us to grow in Christ.

VerseD: Ecclesiastes 4:9

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil.

Ecclesiastes 4:9, ESV

We need each other, and more importantly we need God. The community we have in faith in God unites us and gives us strength and hope.

VerseD: Philippians 1:3

I thank my God in all my remembrance of you

Philippians 1:3, ESV

We show our love for God by loving the Church. May we pray for and fondly think of our brothers and sisters in Christ.