"I've always dreamed of being an old philosopher. So far I've achieved one out of two!"

Experiencing God: Maintaining Fellowship With His People

Hebrews 10:24-25, Philippians 2:1-4, Ephesians 4:1-4, 32
Matthew 5:23-24, Galatians 6:1-2, Romans 15:5-7

Hebrews 10:24-25

How can we "stir up one another?" Do you believe Christ is coming soon? How soon?

Philippians 2:1-4

What must we do, individually and as a group, to answer "yes" to the five questions asked in the Living Bible paraphrase?

Ephesians 4:1-4, 32

How would you describe the "calling to which you have been called?" Describe a life "worthy of the calling."

Matthew 5:23-24

What would happen to Faithís income if everyone literally did what is commanded in this passage? What would happen to us individually if we did this?

Galatians 6:1-2

What does it mean to "Look to yourself?" How do we "Bear one anotherís burdens?"

Romans 15:5-7

In what ways do we glorify God with "one voice?" How can we welcome each other, and others in our lives, "as Christ has welcomed you?"

Homework and next meeting discussion:

What do these passages say to you about maintaining fellowship with God and Godís people?

What things must we do?

How do we go about setting priorities regarding these things?

Regarding these passages, what specific things can we do to take the Word and put it into daily action?