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Christian Fellowship

  1. 1. Hebrews 10:19-25 19 Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, 20 By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh
  2. 2. 21 22 And having an high priest over the house of God; Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.
  3. 3. 23 Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;) 24 And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
  4. 4. 25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching
  5. 5. Hiligaynon 25 Indi naton pagbayaan ang aton kinabatasan nga pagtililipon, subong sang ginahimo sang iban, Sa baylo, maglinaygayay ang isa kag isa, kapin pa kay nahibaluan ninyo nga malapit na ang Adlaw sang Guinoo.
  6. 6. Introduction • Fellowship is a spiritual communion, joint partnership • Fellowship is God ordained order for mankind – God ordered man to work 6th day but rest on the 7th to worship Him and have fellowship
  7. 7. – Genesis 2:18 And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. – Mark 6:8 And he called unto him the twelve, and began to send them forth by two and two “ One of the important component in Christian growth ”
  8. 8. Purpose of Fellowship 1. To strengthen one another – If you have fellowship you can strengthen other members by giving advice (vice versa) 2. To encourage one another – Your brother/sister in Christ may be smiling but they have problems – Lets lighten their burdens by encouraging them
  9. 9. 3. To share experiences for mutual benefits – Someone may be experiencing what you have already overcome – That way you can teach them how to avid error
  10. 10. 4. To manifest our joys – So they can rejoice with us because of answered prayer – Encourage them that they should also pray – Psalms 50:15 “And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me”
  11. 11. 5. To weep with them that weep – Romans 12:15 “Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep” – That way we can comfort one another
  12. 12. 6. To enlighten by the Word Of God – devotional or bible study – So they can experience comfort, challengeto face trials, asses if their in the will of God
  13. 13. 7. To exhort the backslider to return to God – Fellowship reminds him the happiness within the family of God – Create a longing for him to return the joy of his salvation – experience blessings
  14. 14. Results of Christian Fellowship We Learn to: • Walk in the Light – By being obedient – 1 John 1:7 “But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.”
  15. 15. • Suffer Together – Philippians 3:10 “That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death” – Knowing we undergo suffering for Christ gives us comfort
  16. 16. • To Serve Together – Collosians 4:7 “All my state shall Tychicus declare unto you, who is a beloved brother, and a faithful minister and fellowservant in the Lord”
  17. 17. • Comfort One Another – 1 Thessalonians 4:18 “Wherefore comfort one another with these words” – By sharing scripture and experiences
  18. 18. • Pray for one another – 1 Thessalonians 5:25 “Brethren, pray for us.” – Share your prayer request during prayer meeting
  19. 19. • Bear one another's burden – Galatians 6:2 “Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ” – Sharing joys and sorrows
  20. 20. • Rejoice with the Joyful – Romans 12:15 “with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.” – Happiness of your brother in Christ is contageous
  21. 21. • Grow and Glow for the Lord – 2 Peter 3:17-18 “Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness. But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.”
  22. 22. Conclusion • Keep company with believers of like faith • But do not neglect that we have a responsibility to evangelize to the unbelievers • Whats the difference between listening to sermon on radio and sermon on the church?
  23. 23. • Whats the difference between listening to sermon on radio and sermon on the church? – One word FELLOWSHIP…. – Its good to listen to sermons on the radio but – During Sunday morning we must go to Church so we can have fellowship