Quick Review of Our      Study So Far1) We must try to honor God’s    triangle of fellowship.
1 John 1:6-7[6] If we say that we have fellowship     with Him and yet walk in thedarkness, we lie and do not practice  th...
God            MyMe         Brother
Quick Review of Our   Study So Far2) God has set thefellowship boundaries.
In Christ
Breadth of Fellowship1) All types               3) Differentof people                    stages of               In Christ...
Limits of Fellowship1) Non-children     4) False                    Teachers2) Prodigal   In ChristSons                   ...
Some Levels     of Fellowship
1) Fellowship with all men.
Acts 17:28-29[28] for in Him we live and move and  exist, as even some of your ownpoets have said, ‘For we also are His   ...
2) Fellowship with those    of common origin.
Acts 22:1-2[1] “Brethren and fathers, hear mydefense which I now offer to you.” [2] And when they heard that hewas address...
3) Fellowship with those    in our community.
2 Corinthians 6:14-15 [14] Do not be bound together with  unbelievers; for what partnership       have righteousness andla...
4) Fellowship with thosewho are spiritual-minded.
Romans 10:1-2 [1] Brethren, my hearts desire and  my prayer to God for them is fortheir salvation. [2] For I testify about...
5) Fellowship with    our physical family.
1 Corinthians 7:12-13  [12] But to the rest I say, not the Lord, that if any brother has a wife    who is an unbeliever, a...
1 Peter 3:1-2[1] In the same way, you wives, besubmissive to your own husbands  so that even if any of them aredisobedient...
6) Fellowship withthose who have left their  fellowship with God.
2 Thessalonians 3:14-15  [14] If anyone does not obey ourinstruction in this letter, take special    note of that person a...
7) Fellowship with God, and thereby with His children.
1 John 1:6-7[6] If we say that we have fellowship     with Him and yet walk in thedarkness, we lie and do not practice  th...
In Christ
We can share many thingswithout showing approval   or “in-Christ” fellowship!
1 Corinthians 5:9-11  [9] I wrote you in my letter not to   associate with immoral people;  [10] I did not at all mean wit...
1 Corinthians 5:9-11[11] But actually, I wrote to you not  to associate with any so-calledbrother if he is an immoral pers...
Romans 16:17[17] Now I urge you, brethren, keep    your eye on those who cause    dissensions and hindrances contrary to t...
2 Thessalonians 3:6, 14-15    [6] Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our  Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away ...
2 Thessalonians 3:6, 14-15  [14] If anyone does not obey ourinstruction in this letter, take special    note of that perso...
Matthew 18:15-17[15] “If your brother sins,    go and show him his fault in  private; if he listens to you,    you have wo...
Matthew 18:15-17[16] “But if he does not listen to you,  take one or two more with you, so   that BY THE MOUTH OF TWO OR  ...
Matthew 18:15-17 [17] “If he refuses to listen to them,tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the     ...
Why Reflect So Deeply    on Fellowship?This is critical for evangelism         and mission!
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Levels of Fellowship

  1. 1. Quick Review of Our Study So Far1) We must try to honor God’s triangle of fellowship.
  2. 2. 1 John 1:6-7[6] If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in thedarkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; [7] but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with oneanother, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.
  3. 3. God MyMe Brother
  4. 4. Quick Review of Our Study So Far2) God has set thefellowship boundaries.
  5. 5. In Christ
  6. 6. Breadth of Fellowship1) All types 3) Differentof people stages of In Christ maturity2) Those 4) Thosewith different with doctrinalopinions misunderstandings
  7. 7. Limits of Fellowship1) Non-children 4) False Teachers2) Prodigal In ChristSons 5) Those who cause divisions. 3) Those who practice immorality
  8. 8. Some Levels of Fellowship
  9. 9. 1) Fellowship with all men.
  10. 10. Acts 17:28-29[28] for in Him we live and move and exist, as even some of your ownpoets have said, ‘For we also are His children.’ [29] “Being then thechildren of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and thought of man.
  11. 11. 2) Fellowship with those of common origin.
  12. 12. Acts 22:1-2[1] “Brethren and fathers, hear mydefense which I now offer to you.” [2] And when they heard that hewas addressing them in the Hebrew dialect, they became even more quiet; and he said,
  13. 13. 3) Fellowship with those in our community.
  14. 14. 2 Corinthians 6:14-15 [14] Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness andlawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness? [15] Or what harmony has Christ with Belial, orwhat has a believer in common with an unbeliever?
  15. 15. 4) Fellowship with thosewho are spiritual-minded.
  16. 16. Romans 10:1-2 [1] Brethren, my hearts desire and my prayer to God for them is fortheir salvation. [2] For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not in accordance with knowledge.
  17. 17. 5) Fellowship with our physical family.
  18. 18. 1 Corinthians 7:12-13 [12] But to the rest I say, not the Lord, that if any brother has a wife who is an unbeliever, and she consents to live with him, he must not divorce her. [13] And a woman who has an unbelieving husband,and he consents to live with her, she must not send her husband away.
  19. 19. 1 Peter 3:1-2[1] In the same way, you wives, besubmissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them aredisobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by thebehavior of their wives, [2] as they observe your chaste and respectful behavior.
  20. 20. 6) Fellowship withthose who have left their fellowship with God.
  21. 21. 2 Thessalonians 3:14-15 [14] If anyone does not obey ourinstruction in this letter, take special note of that person and do not associate with him, so that he will be put to shame. [15] Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.
  22. 22. 7) Fellowship with God, and thereby with His children.
  23. 23. 1 John 1:6-7[6] If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in thedarkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; [7] but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with oneanother, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.
  24. 24. In Christ
  25. 25. We can share many thingswithout showing approval or “in-Christ” fellowship!
  26. 26. 1 Corinthians 5:9-11 [9] I wrote you in my letter not to associate with immoral people; [10] I did not at all mean with theimmoral people of this world, or with the covetous and swindlers,or with idolaters, for then you would have to go out of the world.
  27. 27. 1 Corinthians 5:9-11[11] But actually, I wrote to you not to associate with any so-calledbrother if he is an immoral person, or covetous, or an idolater, or areviler, or a drunkard, or a swindler—not even to eat with such a one.
  28. 28. Romans 16:17[17] Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.
  29. 29. 2 Thessalonians 3:6, 14-15 [6] Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who leads an unruly life and notaccording to the tradition which you received from us.
  30. 30. 2 Thessalonians 3:6, 14-15 [14] If anyone does not obey ourinstruction in this letter, take special note of that person and do not associate with him, so that he will be put to shame. [15] Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.
  31. 31. Matthew 18:15-17[15] “If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.
  32. 32. Matthew 18:15-17[16] “But if he does not listen to you, take one or two more with you, so that BY THE MOUTH OF TWO OR THREE WITNESSES EVERY FACT MAY BE CONFIRMED.
  33. 33. Matthew 18:15-17 [17] “If he refuses to listen to them,tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.
  34. 34. Why Reflect So Deeply on Fellowship?This is critical for evangelism and mission!

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