The love of God brings me to a lifestyle of sharing, peace, and joy.
Read verses looking for hints about how God has designed us to live.
“love your neighbor as yourself,” – Matthew 22:39
“For the Kingdom of God is…a matter of living a life of goodness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit,” – Romans 14:17
“Cheerfully share your home with those who need a meal or a place to stay,” – 1 Peter 4:9
“Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.” – Galatians 6:2
“Use your hands for good hard work, and then give generously to others in need…Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them.” – Ephesians 4:28-29
“Some of you will rebuild the deserted ruins of your cities. Then you will be known as a rebuilder of walls and a restorer of homes.” – Isaiah 58:12
“Work for the peace and prosperity of the city where I sent you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, for its welfare will determine your welfare.” – Jeremiah 29:7
All verses are speaking to people who have received the love of God and need guidance in how to respond.
Remember 2018 sermon series Good Neighbor and Peace House
The love of God brings me to a lifestyle of sharing, peace, and joy. This includes my prayer, work, generosity, and words of encouragement for others.
What should we do?
1. Receive God’s love for you.
2. Structure my week so that there will be time, energy, and money available for others.
3. Ask God to help you recognize the Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why.
4. Take one step at a time.