How does our understanding of tolerance line up with Jesus’s view?
It is only through our actions that we really show our love for Jesus and our “actions” are but a dim reflection of His
action of dying on the cross for us.
To persuade the congregation that as disciples our priority as the body of Christ is to be Holy as He is holy.
We need to take up Paul’s challenge and be a practical example – living as a Disciple of Jesus, seeking to disciple someone and be discipled by another.
As we grow in our knowledge of our Lord Jesus, our heart knowledge of Him should result in even greater effectiveness and productivity in His calling for us.
We are called to go deeper into our relationship with God the Father, to the point where we are in total submission to His will for all our longings and needs.
It is both necessary and possible to obey the commandment Jesus gave to love one another as He loves us.
To encourage us to follow Jesus’s example by not labeling people, and focus on helping them, in a loving way, into a relationship with Christ.
We are challenged to follow Jesus and the example that He set – He proactively put the needs of others ahead of His own
To encourage the congregation to fan the flames into action more fully after receiving the gift of being empowered by the Holy Spirit.