Look For Good To Do, Cultivate Good Within You

As Christians, our mission is to cultivate good within ourselves and do good work.  In the doing, we are also made better bit by bit.

Open bible with man and cross

  • Romans 12:3 – From the grace of God
    • Romans 11:17-22 – Humility in light of God’s mercy and severity
  • Romans 12:4-5
    • 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 – Love is the more excellent way (cf. 1 Cor 13:4-8)
  • Romans 12:6-9 – The prophets have stopped speaking, but their words live on.
    • John 13:5-17 – we are all to serve within our own capacity
  • Romans 12:7
    • 1 Corinthians 12:29 – Not all are teachers
      • James 3:1
      • Luke 17:1-2
    • Building like Barnabas – cf. Acts 4:36–37, 9:27, 11:22–26
    • Proverbs 19:6, 11 – Liberal giving
    • 1 Timothy 3:1-7 – Diligent leadership (cf. 1 Tim 3:8-13; Titus 1:5–9)
      • 1 Timothy 5:17-18 – Worthy of double honor
    • Merciful – Luke 17:3-10
    • True and sincere love