Living and loving the good life

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Published on October 22, 2017

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Slide1: 7.‘Living and loving the good life’ 1 Peter 3:8-12 Slide5: Lili & Nicu Bocaneala Agape, Ialoveni & Chișinău Veronica & Igor Gandea "Naşterea Domnului”, Malcoci Slide6: "NaştereaDomnului” Malcoci ‘Then and Now’ Slide7: " Naşterea Domnului ” Malcoci 8 th October 2017 Slide8: Reaching out to the young people in Malcoci – They have started to use sport activities, in particular Football and Martial Arts, with a view of including Bible Studies that will help in the evangelising and discipling of young people attending the sports clubs. Also, reaching out to the local poor families to buy food and school clothes and shoes for the children. "Naşterea Domnului” - Malcoci Slide9: AGAPE: a Christian NGO charity set up by Nicu and Lili who work with the young people "to serve the educational, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of those suffering the effects of poverty”. Also, reaching out to the poor families to buy food and winter fuel. Slide10: 1 Peter 3:8-12 Suffering for Doing Good 8 Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. 9 Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. 10 For, “Whoever would love life and see good days must keep their tongue from evil and their lips from deceitful speech. 11 They must turn from evil and do good; they must seek peace and pursue it. 12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.” Slide11: The Motivation for doing these things Slide12: The Motivation for doing these things 1. That we might be blessed Slide13: The Motivation for doing these things 1. That we might be blessed 2. Love and live a good life Slide14: The Motivation for doing these things 1. That we might be blessed 2. Love and live a good life 3. That the Lord will be open to us and hear our prayers Slide15: 5 things that should characterise any group of believers. Slide16: 5 things that should characterise any group of believers. 1 Peter 3:8 Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. Slide17: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Slide18: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: 1.Don’t retaliate Slide19: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: 1.Don’t retaliate Verse 9 Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing Slide20: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: 2.Watch your tongue Slide21: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: 2.Watch your tongue Verses 10-11 For, “Whoever would love life and see good days must keep their tongue from evil and their lips from deceitful speech. They must turn from evil and do good; they must seek peace and pursue it. Slide22: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: 2.Watch your tongue Proverbs 4:23-24 Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. Put away perversity from your mouth; keep corrupt talk far from your lips. Slide23: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Flattery - Slide24: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Flattery - 1 Thessalonians 2:5 You know we never used flattery, nor did we put on a mask to cover up greed—God is our witness. Slide25: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Flattery - Proverbs 29:5 Whoever flatters his neighbour is spreading a net for his feet. Slide26: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Gossip – Slide27: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Gossip – Proverbs 11:13 A gossip goes around revealing secrets, but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence Slide28: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Gossip – Proverbs 16:28 A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends By gossiping, good friendships can be destroyed. Slide29: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Lying – Slide30: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Lying – Proverbs 12:22 The Lord detests lying lips, but he delights in men who are truthful. Slide31: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Quarrelling – Slide32: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Quarrelling – Proverbs 17:14 Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; Slide33: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Being hurtful – Slide34: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Being hurtful – Proverbs 18:21 The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. Slide35: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Being hurtful – Ephesians 4:29-32 29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. 30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Continued… Slide36: THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR: Being hurtful – Ephesians 4:29-32 31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Slide37: REFLECTION Is God highlighting something to you? Slide38: REFLECTION Is God highlighting something to you? What are you going to do about it?

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