Togethers That Hold Together
We need each other's help in staying together.
14. Live as Citizens of Heaven, as Foreign Ambassadors on Assignment
Live as aliens on a mission to this ungodly planet. Have values, desires and ways of dealing with people that are radically different from those of the world.
Phil 3:20; Heb 11:13-16; **1 Peter 1:17**
15. Meet Together Regularly
In order for God to do with us what He wants, we must be together often in various configurations, but always with love for one another.
Acts 2:46; Rom 16:5; **Heb 10:25**
16. Live Together in Unity
Make your identity in Christ the central issue that holds you together.
Ps 133:1; **John 17:23**; Rom 15:5-6; Eph 4:3
17. Live Together in Peace
Solve problems without quarreling. Do not make issues out of small things.
2 Cor 13:11; **1 Thess 5:13**; 2 Tim 2:23-24
18. Be Humble with One Another
Practice humility and eliminate pride in your fellowship. Consider others more important than yourself, even though everyone is equal in Christ.
Prov 18:12; Prov 22:4; Zeph 2:3; Matt 11:29; Matt 18:1-4; Luke 14:11; Luke 18:14; Rom 12:3-16; Eph 4:2; **Phil 2:3-4**; Phil 2:5-8; James 3:13; 1 Peter 5:5-7
19. Live Together in Harmony
Work harmoniously with the other believers in your small group and church. Fit into your part on the team; Christianity is not an individual pursuit.
Rom 12:16; **1 Peter 3:8**
20. Show Mercy and Be Compassionate with One Another
Care for one another deeply, loving sincerely from the heart. Be generous with mercy unmerited and unconditional love.
Luke 6:35-36; Eph 4:32; **Col 3:12**; 1 Thess 5:15
21. Meet One Another’s Needs
Make sure one another’s basic needs of food, clothing and shelter are met.
Rom 15:1-3; **2 Cor 9:12**; Phil 2:3-4; James 2:14-17; 1 John 3:17-18
Knowledge about and practice of the Togethers will instill the loving essence of Jesus in you, offer great worship in reflecting our Lord’s character, fulfill some of the prayer “thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven”, qualify you for maximum heavenly reward in the form of a more responsible place of service, and give you the most satisfying spiritual life here on earth.