One Anothers

Spur One Another On

We are family! Although we argue and disagree now and then, when it comes down to it, we are family. We bear with, encourage, accept, serve, love and pray for one another. This morning, we finish the One Another Series with “spur one another on” (Hebrews 10:24)! Let’s spur (motivate, stir, stimulate, provoke, promote) one…

Pray for One Another

Many years ago at the University of North Carolina, a good friend of mine asked Billy Graham what the key was for a successful revival. Billy Graham said there are three keys to a successful anything, “Prayer, prayer and prayer.” Following today’s look at James 5:16, let’s increase our dependency on prayer and especially pray…

Love One Another

Although there are 34 specific “one another’s” in the New Testament, “one another” is actually used 58 times. That means there is repetition. Of those 58 uses, “love one another” is repeated 12 times. Christians can actually be identified based on their ability to “love one another”. Let’s look at the remarkable context of one…

Serve One Another

I wish that we could evenly mix endure one another, encourage one another, accept one another, and now today, serve one another throughout our church family. We would then be the most sought after place in this community. God called us to be one another, and service is an important and distinctive mark of that…

Accept One Another

David Ferguson wrote in his book Never Alone Church, “We all have a deep relational need for others to accept who we are.” Each of us is longing for acceptance, and not acceptance just for the “normal” person we try to act like we are, but we truly want to be accepted for the kind…

Encourage One Another

Truett Cathy (founder of Chic-fil-A) once said, “How do you identify someone who needs encouragement? Answer: That person is breathing.” One of the most powerful aspects of one another living is the context it provides for giving and receiving encouragement. We live in a world that is increasingly fragmented, isolated and frankly, discouraging. The writer…