I praise Him for the ‘one another’s’ in my own life and for the blessing that they are to me and that I am to them. Something to hold in your hands and show others if you want. Thank you. The Big Ten are mostly “You shall not,” and for good reason. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” Scripture Study People try sometimes to put the whole responsibility upon God and say, “If God has not chosen me, I cannot be saved.” If you will trust in Christ, you may know that God has chosen you. Bible Verses about Serving God and Others. Thanks so much. Your privacy is vital to me. The rule about hospitality really refreshed me. A mother to 2 mentally challenged adult children. Wonderful reminders of how much we need one another! Thank you for this study! “Encourage one another daily.” Hebrews 3:13 The truth of God's Word should bring oneness and not categorisation amongst us. I’m tired, can’t lie. your post just gives me a hunger in my soul to open the Word this weekend and drink it all in. Though God does the calling, we must respond to God for Him to choose us. I am so thankful for those who are available to counsel and guide me. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity – I love sending cards with encouraging verses/quotes !! God has given us so many wonderful ways to help each another, each of us needs to be shown love and encouragement from time to time. The Bible has lists too. The enemy we fight finds no initimidation in a church that is fighting with one another. And thank you for the lovely give away. Other needs may include our time, a smile, a kind word, assistance, forgiveness, etc. Thanks for a reminder to be the encourager! “Spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” Hebrews 10:24 James 1:5, ESV If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. The apostle James tells us to “pray for one another, that you may be healed” (James 5:16). I have never put these commandments together before. 10. Giving her bedroom sanctuary a clinical look, along with the oxygen machine and feeding tube apparatus and supplies. All of the way to help others were interesting. That is what I keep hearing from the Lord. Thank you for your insight regarding encouragement, I never seem to do this enough for others and of course I love it for myself. As a start, I shared this on my FB page. Love in any language. “Love one another.” John 13:34 Do it. I look so forward to sitting down and reading your viewpoint on things. In our relationship with God each one of us has been gifted with God’s love, a love flowing to us through our family of faith, the Church. I’m a list-maker, too, Liz. Always enjoy your beautiful photos of flowers. Amen. The crux of applying these truths in my life on a daily basis What a story you shared and it really lit a fire in me to unpack my burdens and shame. I especailly liked the explanation in #10 of what the Greek word actually meant. Living in perfect harmony with one another is something I look forward to in Heaven! You see, in November 2012, I walked with my own Mom to her ‘homecoming’ – at age 95 she spent the last 12 days of her life in hospice as she had been able to be in her own home [she had un-diagnosed kidney cancer – she died exactly 6 weeks after the original diagnosis]. Most meaningful to me is “encourage one another.” I have relied on many a sweet word from a sister boosting me up to face my trials, and I, likewise have cheered a sister on. What a huge difference the coming of Jesus Christ to earth to be one of us! Matthew 25:40, NIV “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’, #6 Bible Verses about Helping People with Disabilities (Children & Adults) I needed the “one another” reminder today. He showed that even when we are having just one of those days. It’s so important, when encouraging one another that we don’t sound like we are lecturing.. Be as kind as possible, people can be so fragile. I love the way you put it into 10 one anothers and such good reminders of how to put others before ourselves. I like the harmonious section. May God, our ultimate help, and the giver of all good gifts, continually give us the grace and strength to help others in their time of need, as we have the opportunity. I love all the beautiful flowers too! Thank you, Liz, for sharing these “one anothers”. It’s not about me! Off to get flowers and write a card……, I’m so thankful toJesus for allowing our paths to cross, I truly believe that he does or allows things to happen for his reasons . I enjoy hearing God’s word explained from you . This helps. 3. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed. Until next time, bless you for giving me the joy of opening God’s Word with you. I pray that I can do this same things for others too. Lord. It isn’t about how we feel. May we always represent Christ and honor God in all we do. I can do that too!” I have to remind myself in every situation in my life that God has me right where he wants me. He is free to show mercy and grace to whomever he wills. I live in Ontario Canada. I’m working on a little study about serving,hospitality,and spurring “one another” on -through the lens of Ms. Martha. I can do it best when I am myself. Start your week with a motivational kick. Thank you for this! I’m sharing this list with the ladies in my Bible study. John 15:12, ESV This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. You are an encourager to me! Hi Liz – Love your list of ten so well I’m sending them to my best-girl friends and looking into those DaySpring Cards! When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? I’ve enjoyed reading this post and am going to share it with my Bible study group. Am I grateful for His grace? It sometimes takes a conscious effort to follow them with those who we think are unlike us and for whom we hold some preconceived negative regard. This was a good reminder for me. To deny my own schedule, wants, and preferences in order that Christ may be reflected and glorified in my life. You remember that rather striking illustration that the Spirit of God himself gives us … Thank you for speaking at the Women’s conference. What I do is easy; God gives me the verses to share, words of encouragement to say, and it has fostered intergenerational relationship within the church – something we don’t see much of today. You give me such an amazing amount of gratitude! is seeking the Holy Spirit first! The pictures are beautiful! Helping Non Believers & Believers alike: As we were chatting and I told her I would miss her and that whenever one of our number leave, I grieve, because I know it will be family I will be missing. I think the one that I need to work on the most is honoring one another above ourselves. “Practice” (AMPC) until you can “welcome one another into your homes without grumbling” (CJB). Music speaks to my soul, and I love great harmony. I love your messages! And the Holy Spirit came to encourage the followers of God in the New Testament. I feel so deeply for my friend as we’ve share many of life’s “ups and downs” in our almost 40 year friendship. Thinking about the typical Sunday School phrase, “What Would Jesus Do?” I know that I am called to care for, help, sacrifice, and love those around me unconditionally. © Liz Curtis Higgs 2014. It was at first disappointing. Ah – the one about harmony struck a chord – and I would have to say that is a hard one for me. God has promised to help us endure, but we must make use of the help He provides. I am trying to be intentionally “connective” with others. Lord Jesus, please write these commandments on the tablets of our hearts. Never thought of all the “one anithers” found in the New Testsment. I’m so thankful for her heart to teach us!! Thanks so much Liz. Occasionally, they need to follow – and allow other people to carry the melody. Beautiful post. A Chosen One. What does the Bible say about Helping Others? Bible Verses about Blessings, Bible Verses about Being Thankful, Blessings, I never share your info with anyone, and you can unsubscribe any time. I hope I can do the same for others. It’s a mutual thing, meant for everyone, and done “out of reverence for the Messiah” (ISV). As the Lord leads, I'd be honored to encourage your group in person. I am in a group of encouragers called Fellowship of Encouragement and we have become a close knit sister group. The structure of the family is vital to so many other laws, principles and teachings in the Bible. “Honor one another above yourselves.” Romans 12:10. He wants to bless those around me, but I keep getting in the way. We need to encourage others on to do well! Thanks, Liz, for the lovely pictures and equally lovely thoughts. God’s love is everything…let’s share it! I didn’t help others in order to receive recognition or in hopes that they would help me, but by helping others, God sends us help when we need it. I am content with doing on to others, as I would like them to do on to me. Those of us staying home this year will be praying from afar. Nobody deserves it, and God is not unjust to give it freely to whomever he will, and not to another. I like that we can still do good for others and not have to even give it a second thought about being recognized for it. I realised this is NOT RIGHT. This is a great set! it has been on my heart with my neighbors. This is an awesome post of encouragement and I’m printing it out to save to read again and again! Relief Material. Sometimes I need to be reminded to accept others! #7 of 12 Bible Verses about Helping Children – “Do not hinder them” I’m not a Martha. I am reminded once again that it is much easier and usual for us to follow these guidelines with those who are friends or for whom we hold high regard. God expects us to help, care for and love our neighbors, so here are the top 15 Bible verses about helping others from Scripture. If you don't like it, I take the blame for it. Love this list, Liz. I became a support as we worked on passages and led section rehearsals. Love your books – fiction and non fiction! The MSG version of honoring another above yourself/playing second fiddle, jumped out at me because I am a violinist, who has been a “second fiddle”/second chair player. 9. I’ve always had a hard time with that one. More: Reaching Out; Homeless People; Foreigners, Strangers & Aliens; Prisoners God has given us so many wonderful ways to help each another, each of us needs to be shown love and encouragement from time to time. OH Liz, Hospitality is about who we serve…. Site by Author Media. I like the way you open up God’s word in such uplifting, encouraging ways. Not even close. Seeing one another as Jesus sees us; totally forgiven and righteous because of all that Jesus has done for us. A perfect list to print out and look at it regularly so that it becomes part of what we should do daily. “Honor one another above yourselves.” Romans 12:10 I will be printing it off and hanging in our employee break room. I used to be so good at writing notes to others to encourage, uplift, celebrate, or thank…lately, not so much. It means “admonish, exhort, warn.” We are charged with “advising one another” (MSG) and “keeping each other on the right road” (Phillips). “. Thank you, Liz, for your beautiful spirit. We show love to others by forgiving, accepting and honoring them. Jesus Christ sacrificed himself for us by dying on the cross, an excruciating death. Deuteronomy 15:11, ESV …You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’, #11 of 12 Bible Verses about People Helping Others, People Helping Each Other, People Helping One Another – LOVE Just wanted to let you know that your lessons always hit home. How do we get there? Hope you have a lovely day! Thank you for sharing your life. Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. But the main idea in each is Love. You are chosen by God to salvation from sin! So to apply this to others too, well it will make Him shine through me to those around me in my area and circumstances. Never have I invited a group of women that I don’t know, but I actually promised to just that at our January women’s conference. Loving one another even with our imperfections knowing that we are all on the journey together with our faithful Lord leading and guiding us every step of the way. In our busy lives it seems that we are often all about ourselves. Thank you for sharing ways to help others. Thank you! This list is such a good reminder. Harmony doesn’t mean singing the same note. And that is odd, because I want to be accepted so badly by others. No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us. As I was reading this, I thought about the opposite of each “one another” (love/hate; accept/judge, etc). In His love, Leta Renich. 10 ways to Help one another … Love this -thank you for all you do to do just this!! I know that if God says to do these things, He will HELP US to accomplish them. I am so lucky to be a part of a group of women who do these things for me all of the time and allow e to do the same for them. Back in the day, lists were all about pen and paper. This list just further cements the fact that we are doing the right thing according to God. What a delightful way to encourage! The Lord Jesus is Re-teaching me to respect and submit to my husband; not that I was awful or mean or nasty, He just said I need to polish up my act. It cut right to the heart. You are an inspiration! I have had a dear church family of amazing disciples for 20 years and many, many close friends in the church. Knowing a sister is beseeching God on my behalf does a heart good. Bible Verses about Praying for your Children. Hey! How true! 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