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The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth. Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth,…

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Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. (James 5:16) One of the greatest ways we can serve our fellow believers is to pray for them. Our brothers and sisters in Christ need our…

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And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another — and all the more as you see the Day approaching. (Hebrews 10:24-25) Yesterday, we discussed the importance of brotherhood in the church and why…

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That there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another. If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together. Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it. (1 Corinthians 12:25-27) The word “Ekklesia” is the…

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But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. (Hebrews 3:13) Encouragement is defined as, “the art of encouraging, that which gives courage or incites to action or perseverance.” As followers of Christ, we are called to be encouraging to one another.…

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“For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you…” (Colossians 1:9) Praying friends are very special! Like a boxer who has a team of encouragers in his corner, we must have a team of intercessors and ministers in our corner, as well. When the bell rings and you…

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“But Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him to his feet, and he stood up.”(Mark 9:27) The way Jesus walked around this earth marvels me. He had the power to merely speak to make things happen. Yet in His love and compassion, He reached out and physically touched people. A few verses earlier,…

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When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. (Acts 2:1) Yesterday, we talked about how the early Christians were obedient in their waiting. Today, let’s look at how the early Christians were obedient in their unity; they waited together. These people were of one heart and mind, and they waited together as…

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Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses. (Proverbs 27:6) There are times when we need the kind of friendship that is found in stability, if our world becomes unstable. In every one of us, there will be multiple times when the only solid tree to lean against (other than the Lord…

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Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. (Colossians 3:16) 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs…

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