Forgiveness - Putting others first by giving up what you deserve
“Don’t do anything only to get ahead. Don’t do it because you are proud. Instead, be humble. Value others more than yourselves.” Philippians 2:3, NIrV
BIBLE STORY: Jesus Washes the Disciples’ Feet - John 13:1-17
BOTTOM LINE: I can put others first by serving them.
BIBLE STORY: Jesus Praying in the Garden - Matthew 26:36-56
BOTTOM LINE: I can put others first by letting go of what I want.
BIBLE STORY: Jesus is Crucified, Buried, and Resurrected - John 18:12–20:23
BOTTOM LINE: I can put others first because Jesus put me first.
BIBLE STORY: The Great Commission & Ascension - Matthew 28:16-20
BOTTOM LINE: I can put others first by doing what Jesus said.
BIBLE STORY: Humility of Jesus - Philippians 2:3-8
BOTTOM LINE: Put others first.
Forgiveness - Deciding that someone who has wronged you doesn't have to pay
“Put up with one another. Forgive one another if you are holding something against someone. Forgive, just as the Lord forgave you.” Colossians 3:13, NIrV
BIBLE STORY: The Lost Sheep Luke 15:1-7
BOTTOM LINE: God forgives you.
BIBLE STORY: Lost Son Luke 15:11-24
BOTTOM LINE: Everyone needs to be forgiven, even me
BIBLE STORY: Older Brother Luke 15:21-32
BOTTOM LINE: When you don’t forgive, you miss out.
BIBLE STORY: 77 Times/Unmerciful Servant Matthew 18:21-35
BOTTOM LINE: Since God forgave you, you should forgive others.
Love - choosing to treat others the way you want to be treated
Here is what love is. It is not that we loved God. It is that he loved us and sent his Son to give his life to pay for our sins.” 1 John 4:10, NIrV
BIBLE STORY: No Greater Love - John 15:12-13
BOTTOM LINE: Love others because Jesus loves you
BIBLE STORY: Jesus Calms the Storm -Mark 4:35-41
BOTTOM LINE: Comfort others who are hurting.
BIBLE STORY: Jesus Feeds 5,000 - Mark 6:30-44
BOTTOM LINE: Give to others who are in need.
BIBLE STORY: The Good Samaritan - Luke 10:27-37
BOTTOM LINE: Love others because they matter to God.