BBC Core Values: Edifying
July 7, 2013 Series: Bethel Bible Church Core Values
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:1–5:11
Building Others Up
"house" and "to build"
1. Purpose of Edifying (Ephesians 4:11-12)
Unity of the body to the glory of God!
2. Process of Edifying (Romans 15:1-2)
Pursue peace for mutual upbuilding.
Please others for their good.
3. Point of Edifying
Center of our thinking, our conversations, our lives on Christ!
4. Product of Edifying
Harmony in Unity
Come alongside one another to treasure Christ in all things.
Remind one another of the vitality and sufficiency if God's Word.
Think carefully before we speak.
Nurture the Biblical concept of hope.
Pray for one another.
How are we doing at Bethel?
Words that hurt, words that heal is a good book.
Areas in the book: self-centered, self-controlled, complaining, reckless & careless speech, slander & gossip, concern to win, discretion, receive reproof with gentleness, correcting in love.