Basic Training for the Body

Fellowship Part I:Communion and Kindness

Acts 2:41-44

Pew Bible Pg.886

 

I.God knows that we need to remember together who our Savior is.

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††† A.In remembering who Jesus is, we see each other differently.†††††††††††††††††††† I Tim. 1:15-16

††† B.In celebrating our common salvation, we are unified.††††††††††††††††††††††††† Eph. 2:1-7, Jude 1-3

 

II.As we see one another as brothers and sisters, we treat each other as family.

 

††† A.We are thoughtful and kind toward each other.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Eph. 4:31-5:2

††† B.We are willing to sacrifice for one another.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† II Cor. 8-9

 

III.Communion and kindness draw us closer to heaven.

 

††† A.Experiencing true fellowship within the body is a glimpse of Godís glory.†††††††††††††††† vs. 44

††† B.Our day-to-day perspective becomes more eternal.

 

 

How often do I weigh and consider the price paid for my salvation?

 

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Do I see the body of Christ as a convenience (or inconvenience) or truly as family?

 

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Do I find myself living more for today and this life or for my eternal reward?

 

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