Gospel-Shaped Relationships: How Believers Love Others – Part 5

Gospel-Shaped Relationships: How Believers Love Others – Part 5

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11. A prayerful Devotion - vs. 12
A. Why we neglect prayer
* We think we don't have time
* Lazyness
* We don't think it's important
* Discouragement
* Self-confidence
B. Prayer is as important to our spiritual life as breathing to our physical life
Colossians 4:2, 1 Thessalonians 5:17, Acts 1:16, 2:42, 6:4; Luke 11:1-13, 18:1-8
C. Characteristics of a life devoted to prayer
* Regular, consistent, normal
* Varied
* Specific
* Spiritual - Ephesians 1:15-19, Colossians 1:3-12

12. A Generous Disposition - spiritually, physically, emotionally, financially
Romans 15:26-27, Galatians 6:10, Philippians 44:32-35:15, 1 Timothy 6:17-19, Acts 2:43-44

13. A Hospitable Home - The Lost Art of Hospitality
Hebrews 13:2, 1 Peter 4:9