Doing Good Went about doing good and healing

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“Doing Good” “Went about doing good and healing those who were oppressed by the

“Doing Good” “Went about doing good and healing those who were oppressed by the devil” (Acts 10: 38). “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith” (Galatians 6: 10).

I John 3: 16 -18 “By this we know love, because He laid down

I John 3: 16 -18 “By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. But whoever has this world’s goods, and sees his brother in need, and shuts up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in him? My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth. ”

“Give to Him Who Asks” “Give to him who asks you, and from him

“Give to Him Who Asks” “Give to him who asks you, and from him who wants to borrow from you do not turn away” (Matthew 5: 42). “Remember the poor … the very thing which I was eager to do” (Galatians 2: 9 -10).

I Corinthians 12: 20 -26 But now indeed there are many members, yet one

I Corinthians 12: 20 -26 But now indeed there are many members, yet one body. And the eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you”; nor again the head to the feet, “I have no need of you. ” No, much rather, those members of the body which seem to be weaker are necessary. And those members of the body which we think to be less honorable, on these we bestow greater honor; and our…

I Corinthians 12: 20 -26 …unpresentable parts have greater modesty, but our presentable parts

I Corinthians 12: 20 -26 …unpresentable parts have greater modesty, but our presentable parts have no need. But God composed the body, having given greater honor to that part which lacks it, that there should be no schism in the body, but that the members should have the same care for one another. And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; or if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.

“Care For One Another” (I Corinthians 12: 25) I. The Early Church Cared For

“Care For One Another” (I Corinthians 12: 25) I. The Early Church Cared For One Another. A. They Sold Their Possessions and Helped Each Other (Acts 4: 32 -37). B. They Helped in Times of Famine (Acts 11: 27 -30). C. They Supported Widows (Acts 6; I Timothy 5: 3 -15).

“Care For One Another” (I Corinthians 12: 25) I. The Early Church Cared For

“Care For One Another” (I Corinthians 12: 25) I. The Early Church Cared For One Another. D. Restrictions on the Church. 1. If one had family to help the church was not to “burdened” (I Timothy 5: 16). 2. If one was unwilling to work— they were not to receive help (II Thess. 3: 6 -15). 3. Collective help was “for the saints” (I Cor. 16: 1 -2).

“Care For One Another” (I Corinthians 12: 25) II. What is Necessary To “Care

“Care For One Another” (I Corinthians 12: 25) II. What is Necessary To “Care For One Another”? A. Interest in One Another. (Philippians 2: 4). 1. If we don’t care about each other, it won’t move us to action when we do find out about each other’s needs (Romans 12: 10).

“Care For One Another” (I Corinthians 12: 25) II. What is Necessary To “Care

“Care For One Another” (I Corinthians 12: 25) II. What is Necessary To “Care For One Another”? B. Willingness to Share With One Another. 1. Possessions. (Ephesians 4: 28; I Timothy 6: 17 -19). 2. Our Needs. (I Cor. 12: 25 -26). C. Willingness to Let Others Help (II Corinthians 1: 3 -5).