A great post on encouraging one another by Noah Aadjei

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Scripture Reading: Hebrews 10:23–24.

Introduction:

The religion of Christ superior to all others:

1. It is different and superior primarily in its attitude toward, and treatment of, one another

2. It may be of interest to you in your study to know that “one another” and “each other” are found 213 times in the New Testament.

3. It always considers the other person first. This is a mark of Christian maturity.

a. “That you may grow up in him in all things” (Ephesians 4:15).

b. We do not always exhibit true Christianity in our relationships with one another.

Our relationship to God must be right. So, also, must our relationship with each other. This defines the whole course of the religion of Christ in our lives.

Discussion:

Some things we ought not to do toward one another:

1. We should not wrong or injure one another (Acts 7:26). “Let us not quarrel, for we be brethren.” This can be done by words and deeds. It may even be done by neglect and ignoring our brethren. Someone has said, ”I never knew how cruel just common talk can be. I thought that words were singing things with color like the sea. But since I felt their caustic lash and know how they can sting, I hold my breath when words go by for fear they will not sing.”

2. We must not judge and accuse one another (Romans 2:1, 14; 14:13).

3. Christians ought not to be puffed up and arrogant with one another (I Corinthians 4:6). Please consult several translations for help in the understanding of these words.

4. Christians should not have “matters against one another” (I Corinthians 6:1). This is a dispute. If they do, it should be settled with the help of one another (brethren in the family of God). Otherwise, it is a shame.

5. Brethren must not bite and devour one another (Galatians 5:15). Literally, “eat one another down.”

Read the rest of the post here: Christian-Christian Relationships

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