Communication exposes what is going on inside the human heart…for “out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” Luke 6: 45 If the goal in communication is understanding (not agreement), sharing feelings and needs is the deepest level of close relationships, not facts, cliches, or opinions.
“Stewardship” Faithfully growing relationships while using our gifts/talents within the amount of time God has allotted to us.
“Battle between Fear and Love” from Keep Your Love On
Romans 1: 16
Isaiah 5: 20
What are Christians doing? saying? living?
2. Stand on the Word of God
3. Share the Word of God
Genesis 1: 28
Ezekiel 3: 17-19
We need to speak encouragement to the younger generation and choose the hard work of ministering of who God is shaping us to be to those younger, either in years or spiritual maturity.
Don’t be a grain of wheat in storage. John 12:24, “Truly, truly, I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a seed; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.” Persecution is not a bad thing.