Basic Training for the Body
Fellowship Part I:† Communion and Kindness
Pew Bible Pg.886
I.† God knows that we need to remember together who our Savior is.
††† 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?
Do I see the body of Christ as a convenience (or inconvenience) or truly as family?
Do I find myself living more for today and this life or for my eternal reward?