LIVING FOR OTHERS
Sunday Morning: December 21, 2003
Text: Galatians 6:10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
Galatians 6:10 As we (individuals, not the church) have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
James 4:17 Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.
Romans 2:6-7 Who will render to every man according to his deeds [works]: 7. To them who by patient continuance in well [good] doing [works] seek [present active] ] for glory and honour and immortality [incorruption], eternal [agelasting] life (in the kingdom age).
Matthew 20:27-28 And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant: 28. Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister.
Romans 12:7 Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;
Hebrews 13:16 But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Galatians 6:10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men.
Luke 6:27 But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you,
Romans 12:14 Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.
Romans 12:17-18, 20 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. 18. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
20. Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.
2 Thessalonians 3:10 For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.
Luke 10:33-34 But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him, 34. And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.
2 Chronicles 19:1-3 And Jehoshaphat the king of Judah returned to his house in peace to Jerusalem. 2. And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, (Ahab king of Israel) and love them that hate the LORD? therefore is wrath upon thee from before the LORD. 3. Nevertheless there are good things found in thee, in that thou hast taken away the groves out of the land, and hast prepared thine heart to seek God.
James 4:4 Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
6:10 As we (individuals) have
[present active] therefore opportunity [kairov, time], let us do [present
subjunctive, may we do, we may not] good unto all
unto them who are of the household of faith.
Hebrews 13:2 Be not forgetful to entertain [show hospitality] strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
Matthew 6:1 Take heed that ye do not your alms [righteousness (ministry)] before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.
6:3-4 But when thou doest alms [righteousness
(ministry)], let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: 4. That
thine alms [righteousness (ministry)] may be in secret: and thy
Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward [pay]
6:10 As we have therefore opportunity,
let us do good unto all
men, especially unto them who are
of the household of faith. (those pleasing God)
Hebrews 3:6 But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.
1 Peter 4:11 If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ.
Romans 12:13 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
1 Corinthians 16:15 I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted [set, devoted] themselves to the ministry of the saints,)
Romans 15:25-26 But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints. 26. For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.
2 Corinthians 8:4 Praying us with much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
Matthew 25:37-40 Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungered, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink? 38. When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee? 39. Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee? 40. And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have showed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.