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Week 1: One Another's

 The One's Another
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* Code of Conduct for God’s family (church)
* How God expects us to interact with one another

Greek word
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‘One Another’
ἀλλήλων / allēlōn (Gk.)
one another, each other, reciprocally, mutually

59 One Another’s of the New Testament (18)
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* Serve one another (2)
* Encourage one another (4)
* Forgive one another (2)
* Greet one another with a holy kiss (4)
* Live in harmony with one another (2)
* Bear (be patient) with one another (2)
* Instruct (teach) one another (2)

6 things (out of 59) we DO NOT do to One Another
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* If you keep on biting and devouring each other...you will be destroyed by each other
* Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other
* Do not slander one another
* Don’t grumble against each other
* Do not lie to each other
* Stop passing judgment on one another

19 other One Another’s
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* Be at peace with one another
* Wash one another’s feet
* Be devoted to one another
* Honor one another
* Accept one another
* When you come together to eat, wait for each other
* Have equal concern for each other
* Carry each other’s burdens
* Be kind and compassionate to one another
* Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs
* Submit to one another
* In humility consider others better than yourselves
* Admonish one another
* Build each other up
* Spur one another on toward love and good deeds
* Confess your sins to each other
* Pray for each other
* Offer hospitality to one another
* Clothe yourselves with humility toward one another

Love one another
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Most common, mentioned 16 times in the New Testament

Love REFLECTS our obedience to Christ
Love AFFIRMS our salvation in Christ
Love is EVIDENT of the fellowship of Christ

1 John 2: 7-11
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1 John 2:7-11 (NIV)

Dear friends, I am not writing you a new command but an old one, which you have had since the beginning. This old command is the message you have heard.
Yet I am writing you a new command; its truth is seen in him and in you, because the darkness is passing and the true light is already shining.
Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness.
Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.
But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them. 

John 13:34-35
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John 13:34-35 (NIV)

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

1 John 3:11
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1 John 3:11 (NIV)

For this is the message you heard from the beginning: We should love one another.

1 John 3: 16-19
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1 John 3:16-19 (NIV)

This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.
If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be that person?
Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.
This is how we know that we belong to the truth and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence:

John 15: 12-13
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John 15:12-13 (NIV)

My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

1 John 4: 7-21
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1 John 4:7-21 (NIV)

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.
This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.
Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.
This is how we know that we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his Spirit.
And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world.
If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in them and they in God.
And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.
This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: In this world we are like Jesus.
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
We love because he first loved us.
Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.
And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.

Community is where ‘loving One Another’ happens best
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1. Belonging
2. Care
3. Accountability/Encouragement
4. Experiencing Church

Next Step: Get in a group!
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1. Life Groups
2. Coffee Break (Women)
3. Forge (Men)
4. Collide (College/Young Adult)
5. EKO (Middle/High School)

The 59 “One Anothers” of the New Testament
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For the complete list of the 59 "One Anothers" of the New Testament and bible verses, please click on the link below
http://storage.cloversites.com/wakarusamissionarychurch/documents/59one_another_scriptures.pdf (link)

 

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