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VerseD: Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Proverbs 1:7, ESV

We can be streetwise or experts in a field, knowing the best way to do or explain something, but if we never seek God, we are fools.
Find full knowledge and wisdom by seeking God above all things.

VerseD: Matthew 6:33

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Matthew 6:33, ESV

Whether the fruit of the Spirit, gifts of the Spirit, peace with others, or other blessings, none of this comes if you are not seeking the Kingdom and righteousness of God through Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit.
Do not seek gifts and blessings. Seek God.

VerseD: Proverbs 11:25

Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.
Proverbs 11:25, ESV

We help each other grow in Christ through mutual support of works and God’s Word.

VerseD: Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and one who sows discord among brothers.
Proverbs 6:16‭-‬19, ESV

The greatest abomination according to God? Our selfish, destructive sin. Not so much any particular sin, just sin in general.
Turn from sin to salvation in Christ.

VerseD: Romans 16:5

Greet also the church in their house. Greet my beloved Epaenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in Asia.
Romans 16:5, ESV

Let us remember to encourage and love on those we cannot see often or at all, from new believers to those who have walked for decades.

VerseD: 1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.
1 John 1:7, ESV

We can be assured of our salvation as we encourage each other to walk in the light of the Word (both the Person of Jesus and Holy Scripture, by the Holy Spirit.)

VerseD: 2 John 1:6

And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.
2 John 1:6, ESV

God’s command to us is to love each other by pointing and lifting each other toward Him in all godliness and goodness.

VerseD: Romans 1:12

that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine.
Romans 1:12, ESV

We all have moments of doubt, weakness, and misunderstandings, so let us encourage each other in faith by the Word of God and through action by the power of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Romans 16:16

Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you.
Romans 16:16, ESV

We are all in this struggle together. Let us encourage and lift up each other in Christ, regardless of denomination or theological differences.
We all need the Gospel and support.

VerseD: Romans 15:5

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus
Romans 15:5, ESV

There is enough pain and division in this world, and an Enemy seeking our destruction. Let us love each other with the love of Christ, by His strength and power.