Friendship Sunday Oct. 24, 2021
The Roseto effect
Good friendships extended our lives
Asked to name the most exotic thing in the universe, most of us would mention either the very large black holes or the very small particles like quarks. But the most incredible structure in the entire universe may be what is sitting behind our eyeballs. Inside our heads is the most complex and sophisticated device in the universe. – Greg Peterson
We are hard-wired for relationships
Gen. 1:26 Then God said, “Let us make human beings in our image, in our likeness
We were created WE’S not ME’S
Without attention our relationships decay
Giving attention (actively push our distractions)
Phil. 2:3-4 Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Don’t look out only for your own interests, but
take an interest in others, too.
James 1:19 Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
1 Thessalonians 5:11 So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.
Build up through specific Encouragement
Feed our friendships
Explain – give away
Sing (explain worship) and look over