A House is Not a Home
October 9, 2021
18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.
9“This, then, is how you should pray:“ ‘Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name, 10your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
34“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. 35By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
1. Start with fixing your .
3 “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? 4 How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when all the time there is a plank in your own eye? 5 You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.
Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. 24 See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:
2. Take the speck out with .
15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.
“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.
3. Keep the God-founded at the center of your.
37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment.