Colossians 3:13-14,Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. 14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
Commitment: “Bear With Each Other”
Mark 10:45, For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve,and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
1 Corinthians 13:4, “love is patient. Love is kind.”
Commit to Accept Each Other
Community is the place where the person you least want to live with always lives. –Henri Nouwen,
Colossians 3:13-14, … and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
Commitment: “Forgive Each Other”
Colossians 3:13, Bear with one another and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone
Forgive as the Lord has forgiven you
Hebrews 8:12, God says, I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.”
Luke 17:3-4, If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him, 4 and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive him.”
Colossians 3:14, And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
Commitment: “Love Others Above Yourself”
Philippians 2:4, Let each of youlook not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.
Commitment: Let God Change You
John 16:33, In this world, you will have trouble, but be of good cheer. I have overcome the world.
1 Corinthians 7:28b, those who marry will have worldly troubles
1 Peter 1:6-7, (NLT) So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while. 7 These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold—though your faith is far more precious than mere gold.
Psalm 46:1, God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Commitment: Keep Jesus first in your marriage
Jesus said, But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.Matthew 6:33
Ephesians 4… put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires… be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.
Hebrews 10:25, And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, 25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another
James 5:16b, pray for one another, that you may be healed
- Worship together weekly
- Pray together daily
- Sacrifice for each other constantly