Series: Rally Cry | Week 3: Never Stand Alone!
Day Five Romans 12:10, Galatians 5:13 and 6:2, Hebrews 10:24, James 5:16“Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.” Romans 12:10 (NLT)“. . . serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13 (NLT)“Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2 (NLT)“Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.” Hebrews 10:24 (NLT)“Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.” James 5:16 (NLT)Discover1. Make a list of every “one another” or “each other” that you see in these verses.2. What seems to be the goal behind each one?3. Which one do you find the easiest? Which do you find the most difficult?RespondWith nearly 100 “one another” statements in the New Testament, it’s clear that God created us to contribute to the body of Christ, not just consume. And while it’s important for us to have non-Christian friends whom we love and pray for, it’s equally important to be surrounded by a community of believers who can encourage us and fill us up (and vice versa!) as we live out the mission Jesus has us on. Have a DTR (define the relationship) talk with your community in the next few days. Ask each other: are we focused on helping each other become more like Jesus? Are we focused on contributing rather than consuming? If not, what changes do we need to make?For Further Reading: Consumption or Contribution?For Families with Kids at HomeToday, pray for your kids and their own faith community. What are you thankful for when it comes to your kids and their relationship with the church? What do you wish were better and/or different? Spend time with Jesus, and thank him for the Church, and ask him for guidance in the things you want to be different for your kids over this next year.*TPCC does not necessarily endorse all For Further Reading/Learning sources. They are simply meant to be a helpful tool.