Category Archives: cooperation

community and mutual identity

John 17:9-11 Joh 17:9 “I pray for them. I am not praying for the world but for those you have given me, because they are yours. Joh 17:10 Everything I have is yours, and everything you have is mine, and … Continue reading

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team players

devotional post # 2238 Num 1:38  Of the sons of Dan, referencing their historical lineage, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to … Continue reading

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rival respect

THE CHURCH IS A FRANCHISE, NOT AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB Luke 9:49-50 Luk 9:49 John answered, “Master, we saw someone expelling demons in your name, and we tried to stop him because he is not a disciple along with us.” Luk … Continue reading

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community reconciliation

Leviticus 3:6-11 Lev 3:6 “If his offering for a sacrifice for healthy relationships to Yahveh is an animal from the flock, male or female, he will offer it perfect. Lev 3:7 If he offers a lamb for his offering, then … Continue reading

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subordination and learning

1 Corinthians 14:29-32 1Co 14:29 Two or three prophets must speak, and the others should critique them carefully. 1Co 14:30 If a mystery is revealed to another who is sitting, the first should stop talking. 1Co 14:31 Because you can … Continue reading

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the missions gift list

1 Corinthians 12:26-28 1Co 12:26 If one part suffers, all the parts suffer with it. If a part is respected, all the parts celebrate with it. 1Co 12:27 But you all are the body of Christ, and each is a … Continue reading

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clothing the parts respectfully

1 Corinthians 12:23-25 1Co 12:23 Just like those parts of the body, which we think to be shameful; on these we put more respectful clothing, so that our unpresentable parts have a more respectable image. 1Co 12:24 but our presentable … Continue reading

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significance in service

COMMITMENT, NOT COMPARISON 1 Corinthians 3:7-9 7 So then neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is significant, only God who is causing you to grow.   8 But the one planting and the one watering work together … Continue reading

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church without competition

RESIST RIVALRIES 1 Corinthians 1:10-13 10 But I am also appealing to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same way, and there be no schisms among you, but that you be … Continue reading

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the competition

Mark 9:38-42 38 John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to restrain him, because he was not following us.” 39 But Jesus said, “Do not restrain him; because no one … Continue reading

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