Faceless Relationships in an E-world Part 1: Foundations to Positive Relationships

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Faceless Relationships in an E-world Part

Part 1: Foundations to Positive Relationships

Pastor Elio's sermon notes for Sunday June 13th, 2021

 

 

 

 “It seems that Facebook allows people to have a false sense of social contact with other people......I don't believe that Facebook is intentionally designed to attract people away from the real world, but it certainly has a way of doing that.” Anonymous Quote

“It seems that Facebook allows people to have a false sense of social contact with other people……I don’t believe that Facebook is intentionally designed to attract people away from the real world, but it certainly has a way of doing that.” Anonymous Quote

“It is not good for man to be alone.” Genesis 2:18

“It is not good for man to be alone.” Genesis 2:18

1. Additive people

1. Additive people

 

1 Thessalonians 5:11 NLT
11 So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.

 

Hebrews 10:24 NLT
24 Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.

 

2. Subtractive people

2. Subtractive people

Proverbs 13:20 NLT
20 Walk with the wise and become wise;associate with fools and get in trouble.

 

Proverbs 22:24-25 NLT
24 Don’t befriend angry peopleor associate with hot-tempered people, 25 or you will learn to be like themand endanger your soul.

 

Hebrews 12:15 NLT
15 Look after each other so that none of you fails to receive the grace of God. Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting many.

 

3. Divisive people

3. Divisive people

Proverbs 16:28 NLT
28 A troublemaker plants seeds of strife;gossip separates the best of friends.

 

Romans 16:17-18 NLT
17 And now I make one more appeal, my dear brothers and sisters. Watch out for people who cause divisions and upset people’s faith by teaching things contrary to what you have been taught. Stay away from them. 18 Such people are not serving Christ our Lord; they are serving their own personal interests. By smooth talk and glowing words they deceive innocent people.

 

 

 

4. Multiplicative people

4. Multiplicative people

2 Timothy 1:5-6 NLT
5 I remember your genuine faith, for you share the faith that first filled your grandmother Lois and your mother, Eunice. And I know that same faith continues strong in you. 6 This is why I remind you to fan into flames the spiritual gift God gave you when I laid my hands on you.

 

What kind of person are you? - Additive person - Subtractive person - Divisive person - Multiplicative person

What kind of person are you? – Additive person – Subtractive person – Divisive person – Multiplicative person

Matthew 22:37-39 NLT
37 Jesus replied, “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’#22:37 Deut 6:5. 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’#22:39 Lev 19:18.

 

• Love God • Love Self • Love Others

• Love God • Love Self • Love Others

1. Our Relationship with God

1. Our Relationship with God

1 Corinthians 13:7 NLT
7 Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.

 

Proverbs 18:24 NLT
24 There are “friends” who destroy each other,but a real friend sticks closer than a brother.

 

1 John 4:20 NLT
20 If someone says, “I love God,” but hates a fellow believer, that person is a liar; for if we don’t love people we can see, how can we love God, whom we cannot see?

 

Our relationship with people is directly related to our relationship with God.

Our relationship with people is directly related to our relationship with God.

Jeremiah 30:17 NLT
17 I will give you back your healthand heal your wounds,” says the Lord.“For you are called an outcast—‘Jerusalem for whom no one cares.’”

 

 

Matthew 22:37-39 NLT
37 Jesus replied, “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’#22:37 Deut 6:5. 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’#22:39 Lev 19:18.

 

 

2. Our Relationship with Ourselves

2. Our Relationship with Ourselves

Matthew 12:34 NLT
34 You brood of snakes! How could evil men like you speak what is good and right? For whatever is in your heart determines what you say.

 

Zechariah 2:8 NIV
8 For this is what the Lord Almighty says: “After the Glorious One has sent me against the nations that have plundered you—for whoever touches you touches the apple of his eye—

 

Jesus says, Our capacity to love our neighbour is directly related to our capacity to love ourselves.

Jesus says, Our capacity to love our neighbour is directly related to our capacity to love ourselves.

Psalms 139:13 NIV
13 For you created my inmost being;you knit me together in my mother’s womb.

 

 

 

 

 

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