Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Salt & Light

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

May 29, 2016

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GOOD neighboring has always been God’s plan of redemption and according to Jesus, GOOD is tangible… it seasons lives like salt, shines bright as light and sounds like the echoes of love. So here’s the question: how are your GOOD neighboring skills?

Join us this weekend in worship as Pastor Mike shares the final message of this series – a challenge to build bridges into our communities in simply powerful ways.

WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?
Week 6: Salt & Light  
 

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Week 6: Salt & Light

Luke 10:1-7; Matthew 5:13-16

God’s Strategy for Changing the World

Salt

  • Preservation
  • Seasoning
    • Fort McKinley
    • The Point
    • Tipp City

 
Light

 

 

 

 

New Series Starts Next Week!
SHIFT HAPPENS” -embracing God’s NEXT in seasons of change

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GOOD neighboring has always been God's plan of redemption and according to Jesus, GOOD is tangible... it seasons lives like salt, shines bright as light and sounds like the echoes of love. So here's the question: how are your GOOD neighboring skills? Daily devotionals that accompany each day's reading are also available on Facebook. They are created by a great Ginghamsburg unpaid servant team. You do not have to be a Facebook user to access them. View here.


MONDAY: Luke 10:1-12
Jesus empowered and equipped his followers and sent them out to minister in the local community. How are you being empowered and equipped? Where and what is God challenging you to do?

TUESDAY: Leviticus 19:9-18
Neighboring was a value that God gifted to God’s people through the law. How did God ask God’s people to care for neighbors? How can you apply those same values to your everyday life?

WEDNESDAY: John 17:20-26
Jesus prayed for the disciples and future followers. What does he pray? Write out a prayer in your own words for followers of Jesus to practice unity in love.

THURSDAY: Matthew 5:13-16
Followers of Jesus are called to be salt and light. What does it mean to be salt and light in your immediate community?

FRIDAY: Proverbs 3:1-8
What does this scripture say about love and kindness? How do you express your love and kindness to your neighbors? How is God challenging you to “bind love and kindness” to your heart and head?

SATURDAY: Acts 1:6-11
What do followers of Jesus receive when they believe in Jesus and practice his teaching? Where is Jesus challenging you to “witness” to God’s love in your neighborhood or community?

SUNDAY: Luke 10:25-37
Who is your neighbor? What neighboring practices have you learned throughout this series that you will continue to practice throughout the summer?


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Luke 10:1-7; Matthew 5:13-16

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