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november 2012

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One another by Dr Theodore Solomon Shashikant

The maturity of a Christian can be measured by the way he relates himself to the world around him. It is noted in today’s Christendom that many boast of our Christian maturity, but fall facedown in our relationships. During my college days, in one of our medical college fellowships, a meeting was called for after a disastrous Christmas outreach program. It was disastrous because of the miscommunication between a senior leader and her subordinates. There were heated arguments and discussions for 1 ½ hours in the meeting, just to pin down the erring one, who, by now, was sitting confused at the corner of the room, with his head in his hands. I sat there helplessly witnessing a ‘dog fight’ (Galatians 5:15 – But if you bite and devour one another, beware lest you be consumed by one anotherNKJV) seeking the face of GOD for an answer. Finally, I stood up. Everyone in the room settled down, but some of their faces still red, burning with anger. I opened my mouth and questioned, “It

______ one another’s feet. (John 13:14)

Love one another (John 13:34)

Be _______ to one another. (Romans 12:10)

______ one another above yourselves. (Romans 12:10)

Live in ________ with one another. (Romans 12:16)

Stop passing __________on one another. (Romans 14:13)

Greet one another. (Romans 16:16)

Agree with one another. (1 Corinthians 1:10)

Relationships are the test for our spiritual maturity.

_______ one another in love. (Galatians 5:13)

‘ONE ANOTHER’ S in the Scriptures:

Be completely humble & gentle; be patient bearing with one another. (Ephesians 4:2)

_______ to one another out of reverence to Christ. (Ephesians 5:21)

is good that we are over enthusiastic to find out the person who is at fault. But after finding him out how many of us are willing to forgive him?” Tears rolled down from the eyes of the person who was at fault. There was silence for about 10 minutes. To my surprise, except for the senior leader (who was expected to be mature) and her favorites, all the others came forward to accept the person who was at fault. (Romans 15:7 - Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God-NIV).

Do not ________ one another (Leviticus 19:11)

Show ______ and _________ to one another ( Zechariah 7:9)


GMI - Momentum - Issue 2 / November 2012  
GMI - Momentum - Issue 2 / November 2012  

Encouraging to worship, walk and witness.