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Sermon Outline, June 16, 2019, “Positive People”

Positive People

Acts 4:36; Acts 11:19-29

~ I Thessalonians 5:11            Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.

 

~ I Thessalonians 5:14             We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.

 

Encourage one another with your Heart.

A Thoughtful Heart encourages others.

~ I Corinthians 13:5    does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered,

 

~ Philippians 2:4         do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.

 

A Generous Heart encourages others.

~ Matthew 5:42            Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.

 

~ Matthew 10:8           Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.

 

~ Luke 6:30                 Give to everyone who asks of you, and whoever takes away what is yours, do not demand it back.

 

~ Luke 6:38                 Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.”

 

A Supportive Heart encourages others.

~ I Corinthians 13:7    bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

 

~ Philippians 1:6         For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.

 

 

Encourage one another with your Words.

Truthful Words encourage others.

~ Ephesians 4:25         Therefore, laying aside falsehood, speak truth each one of you with his neighbor, for we are members of one another.

 

Grace-filled Words encourage others.

~ Ephesians 4:15         but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,

 

~ Ephesians 4:29         Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.

 

 

Encourage one another with your Person.

A Humble Person encourages others.

~ Romans 12:10          Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;

 

~ Romans 12:16          Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation.

 

A Holy Spirit-Filled Person encourages others.

~ Galatians 5:22-23    But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

 

~ Romans 8:13            for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

 

A Trustworthy Person encourages others.

~ Proverbs 18:24         A man of too many friends comes to ruin,
But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

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