36 One Another's By Lyle Thomas

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The list below has been compiled by Lyle Thomas, a Christian Leadership University student, and a missionary to Russia. Lyle breaks these into 5 categories: honor, serve, encourage, build unity and don’t judge. Thank you, Lyle! In a world of solo living, it's good to be reminded that we must experience community. 


Since:

  1. I am a member of the body of Christ - Rom. 12:5; Eph. 4:25
  2. I have fellowship with others who are walking in the light - 1 Jn. 1:7

I love others by the attitude of honor I express toward them

  1. Honor one another, competitively! – Rom. 12:10
  2. Regard one another as more important than yourselves - Phil. 2:3
  3. Be humble to one another – 1 Pet. 5:5
  4. Submit to one another – Eph. 5:21
  5. Wait for one another – 1 Cor. 11:33
  6. Be devoted to one another – Rom. 12:10
  7. Greet one another – Rom. 16:3-6,16; 1 Cor. 13:12; 1 Pet. 5:14

I love others by my actions of service toward them

  1. Serve one another according to your gift – Gal. 5:13; 1 Pet. 4:10
  2. Wash one another’s feet - Jn. 13:14
  3. Have the same care for one another – 1 Cor. 12:25
  4. You are competent to counsel one another – Rom. 15:14
  5. Bear one another's burdens – Gal. 6:2
  6. Be hospitable to one another - 1 Pet. 4:9
  7. Pray for one another - James 5:16

I love others by encouraging them emotionally

  1. Encourage one another - 1 Thess. 5:11; Heb. 3:13; 10:25
  2. Comfort one another - 1 Thess. 4:18
  3. Build up one another – Rom. 14:19; 1 Thess. 5:11
  4. Speak to, teach, and admonish one another with song – Eph. 5:19; Col. 3:16
  5. Be kind to one another - Eph. 4:32
  6. Stimulate one another - Heb. 10:24
  7. Love one another - Jn. 13:34-35; 15:12, 17; Ro. 13:8; 1 Thess. 3:12; 4:9; 2 Thess. 1:3; 1 Pet. 1:22; 4:8; 1 Jn. 3:1, 11, 23; 4:7, 11, 12; 2 Jn. 1:5

I love others by humbly building unity

  1. Be of the same mind with one another – Rom. 12:6, 16; 15:5
  2. Be at peace with one another - Mk. 9:50; 1 Thess. 5:13
  3. Show tolerance for one another – Eph. 4:2; Col. 3:13
  4. Forgive one another – Eph. 4:32; Col. 3:13
  5. Confess your sins to one another - James 5:16
  6. Accept one another – Rom. 15:7
  7. Seek after that which is good for one another - 1 Thess. 5:15

I love others by not judging them

  1. Judging one another (Rom. 14:13)
  2. Challenging/Provoking one another (Gal. 5:26)
  3. Envying one another (Gal. 5:26)
  4. Lying to each other (Col. 3:9)
  5. Slandering one another (James 4:11)
  6. Complaining about one another (James 5:11)

Journaling Applications to Select From 

  • Journal about anyone you are having trouble relating to, or
  • Journal about each family member and each close relationship

Lord, please speak to me the ways You would have me express honor, service, encouragement, unity and acceptance toward ____________.  Picture them and journal out what God speaks concerning them. 


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