It’s an extremely liberating experience to realize you are already seen and known for who you really are. But even after many of us learn we have this in Christ, we stop walking in it with our friends and community. I’ve seen repeatedly seen this lately and been reminded how enslaving it is.
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Whether for new or seasoned believers, a Bible study offers key elements that make up a believer’s walk on earth from the fellowship to the study of the Scriptures. Here are vital pointers from one guy to another to help you get out of the way and make the most of your time.
If you’ve been a Christian long then you’ve been in the situation in which you know you need to question a brother in Christ, or else you’ve been the brother needing some correction. We’re discussing the truth we must hold fast to in regards to this tough situation.
We all get stuck in phone calls or conversations at work with people who take effort — a lot effort. Maybe they gossip, complain, or just go on and on. Often we want to take the easy way out, but we’re called to do better.
The cultural norm in our society is to stare at our mobile devices and scroll through our news feeds even instead of talking to those right in front of us. Could this be destroying real community? The motivations and effects of this could be huge!
We can do social media for God’s glory, if we’re using it rightly, and rightly may not be as easy as simply “preaching at” people. A well known bit of scripture, not originally about this, can easily be applied to our social media and the way we connect, or don’t, to people in our circles.
God has plainly told us that “bad company corrupts good character” and yet we can be really passive about the company we keep the most of and the friendships we form. Let’s look at ways we can evaluate our friends, counselors, and company with Biblical wisdom.
We discuss community and learn from our brother in our latest community “TweetSeries” by Meiko Seymour: #InTheFam
What if we have more power to influence, encourage and motivate our brothers and sisters around us than we even realize? Nolan challenges us with some tremendous points and explains why it’s absolutely essential we learn to be these kind of men! What do you think? Have you experienced this?