Eph 4:1-3 I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love, endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. NKJV
We are called to look like a believer. Everyone in America has seen the gospel fried, boiled and served so many ways. So many American’s don’t need to hear the word they need to see the Word lived out before them. These are the attitudes we should demonstrate.
Attitude of Humility -- lowliness Humiliation of mind; modesty; having a humble opinion of one's self; a deep sense of one's moral littleness.
Attitude of Kindness - gentleness Meekness: Gentleness; treating others with kindness; kind treatment; mildness; equitable; moderate; not insisting upon the letter of the law. The quality that enables a person to suffer wrong and not retaliate, murmur or criticize, but to commit themselves and their circumstances to God.
Attitude of Longsuffering - longsuffering Longsuffering: Fortitude; patience with a long-enduring temper; to be long-spirited. Used to describe a long-distance runner.
Attitude of Forbearing Forbearing: Bearing one with another in love; bearing with one another's faults; making allowances for one another because of love. Steadily pouring yourselves out for each other in acts of love, alert at noticing differences and quick at mending fences. You were all called to travel on the same road and in the same direction. So stay together, both outwardly and inwardly.
Attitude of Love Love: responsibility; deliberate principle of the mind; deliberate conquest and achievement of the will; power to love the unlovable; God's kind of love.
Attitude of Endeavoring Endeavoring: to exert oneself; to give diligence; to hasten; to be zealous, active, concerned about something; to treat respectfully; a serious effort.
Attitude of Peace -- bond of peace, chains that keep unity Peace: peace brought between people
These are the things we do together:
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