It’s Complicated | Part 3 – Communication
February 20, 2022
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February 6 – May 7, 2022
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IT’S COMPLICATED | PART 3 – COMMUNICATION
P. Rhett Barden
Romans 12:1-2 (NLT) Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.Mark 10:27 (NCV) “For people this is impossible, but for God all things are possible.”Jeremiah 32:27 (NCV) “I am the Lord, the God of every person on the earth. Nothing is impossible for me.Philippians 4:13 (NLT) For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw
FOUR LEVELS OF COMMUNICATION
1. Surface communication.2. General information.3. Deep feelings.4. Deep needs.
FOUR BARRIERS TO COMMUNICATION
1. Withdrawal.2. Escalation.3. Belittling.4. False Belief.
GREAT COMMUNICATION CONSISTS OF…
Psalm 34:4 (NCV) I asked the Lord for help, and he answered me. He saved me from all that I feared.Psalm 16:8-9 (NIV) I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure.2. Affirmation.
Matthew 3:16–17 (NIV) As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”Proverbs 18:21 (NIV) The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.3. Affection.
John 13:34 (NIV) “Love one another. As I have loved you,…4. Kindness.
Proverbs 15:1 (NIV) A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.Proverbs 12:18 (NLT) Some people make cutting remarks, but the words of the wise bring healing.Colossians 3:12 (TPT) …Be merciful as you endeavor to understand others, and be compassionate, showing kindness toward all.2 Corinthians 13:11 (NLT) Dear brothers and sisters, I close my letter with these last words: Be joyful. Grow to maturity. Encourage each other. Live in harmony and peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you.
From the beginning, One Life Church has focused on one thing: reaching and influencing people with the love and life-giving message of Jesus Christ. Our mission is to help you Know God, Find Freedom, Discover Purpose, and Make a Difference and our Discover Event is a great way to kick-start that journey. Discover is simply designed to help you explore One Life Church, discover what it means to become a member, discover your purpose, and join the team.
Today is STEP ONE: VISION
At this event, you will hear the story and vision of One Life Church and discover what it means to become a member.
“VISION” takes place the first and third Sunday of every month at 11am at the Nampa Civic Center