December 27, 2015

Just Friends: How to Dress & Communicate

Passage: 1 Corinthians 10:31, Ephesians 4:29
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Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 10:31, Ephesians 4:29 | Preacher: Pastor Bruce Carlson

I. How to Dress

a. To please the Lord Jesus Christ and honor Him above all

B. To submit to the biblical principle of modesty

C. To submiy to the biblical principle of appropriateness and to identify with godliness

 

D. To promote an environment of purity and spiritual growth

E. To honor the conviction of your parents or pastor

F. To give an account to the Lord with joy

G. To promote a spirit of maturity

H. To exemplify a distinct lifestyle not conformed to the world

I. To protect the thoughts and innocence of peers

J. To be a clear witness of the gospel

II. How to Communicate

A. What God says about communication

B. Learning to communicate

1. Talk about each other’s interests

2. Give your full attention

3. Be complimentary but not excessively

4. Be willing to laugh at yourself

5. Talk about Christ-honoring things

6. Talk about blessings you have recently received

7. Talk about Bible truths you have recently learned

8. Talk about answers to prayer or prayer requests

9. Share soulwinning experiences

10. As impossible as it might seem, try to be yourself