Ecclesia: Biblical Relationships

Rick Bezet

January 30, 2022

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Ecclesia: Biblical Relationships

January 30, 2022

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Ecclesia: Biblical Relationships
Pastor Rick Bezet, January 30th, 2022

John 12:24 “Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.”

Matthew 18:20 “For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them.”

1 Thessalonians 5:11 “Encourage one another and build each other up.”

Hebrews 10:24 “Spur one another on toward love and good works.”

1 Corinthians 12:21 “The eve cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” And the head cannot say to the feet, “I don’t need you!”

1 Corinthians 12:25-26 “There should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other. If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.”

#1. CLOSE FRIENDS MAKE YOU A BETTER YOU

Amos 3:3 “Can two people walk together without agreeing on the direction?”

1 Samuel 18:1 “After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself.

1 Corinthians 15:33 “Don’t be fooled by those who say such things, for “bad company corrupts good character.”

#2. CLOSE FRIENDS FIGHT FOR PURPOSE

1 Samuel 14:7 “Do as you think best; I’m with you, heart and soul, whatever you decide.”

#3. CLOSE FRIENDS CELEBRATE YOUR VICTORIES

1 Samuel 18:3-4 “And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself. 4 Jonathan took off his tunic, and even his sword, his bow and his belt.”

#4. CLOSE FRIENDS ARE WATCHING OUT FOR YOU BUT NEVER HIDING

2 Samuel 9:1 “Is there anyone in the house of Saul that I can show favor to?”

1 Samuel 10:22 “The people prayed, “Our LORD, is Saul here?” “Yes.” the LORD answered, “he is hiding behind the baggage.”

Matthew 18:20 “For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them.”

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