HOPE FOR RELATIONSHIPS

Increasing Value In Your Relationships

Pastor Steve hernandez

We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, 1 Thessalonians 1:2 (ESV)

What Specifically Is It That We Need To Appreciate In The People Around US?

1.      WE NEED TO APPRECIATE PEOPLE’S LOYALTY

I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. Philippians 1:3-5 (ESV)

2. WE NEED TO APPRECIATE PEOPLE’S DIFFERENCES

be most patient and tolerant with one another, always ready to forgive if you have a difference with anyone…Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, remembering that as members of the same body you are called to live in harmony. Colossians 3:13-15

3. WE APPRECIATE PEOPLES EFFORTS

We always thank God for you all and always mention you in our prayers. For we remember before our God and Father how you put your faith into practice, how your love made you work so hard 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 (GNT)

A.     IT NEEDS TO BE REAL

Don’t just pretend that you love others: really love them. Romans 12:9 (TLB)

B. IT NEEDS TO BE RECOGNIZABLE

What a joy it is to find just the right word for the right occasion! Proverbs 15:23 (GNT)

 C. IT NEEDS TO BE REGULAR

…whenever we can we should always be kind to everyone, and especially to our Christian brothers Galatians 6:10 (TLB)

Action Steps This Week:

•     Think of at least one person you need to write a letter or email to, call or text and thank them for their loyalty, and effort. let them know what it meant to you when they stood by you

•     This week give a compliment to every person in your family or every person in your office everyday this week.

•     What do you need to appreciate from God? When was the last time you spent 15 min just in gratitude to God. He's done so much for us he's given us Purpose in life, Power for life and Hope in heaven

Comment