FELLOWSHIP WITH US
Sunday Morning - October 18, 1998
Text: 1 John 1:3 "That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ."
Acts 1:8 "But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth."
Acts 2:32 "This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses."
STEDFAST IN FELLOWSHIP
Acts 2:42 "And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers."
Revelation 3:20 "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me."
1 Corinthians 10:16 "The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?"
2 Corinthians 6:14 "Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion [koinonia] hath light with darkness?"
Galatians 2:9 "And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hands [hands on] of fellowship; "
Malachi 3:16 "Then they that feared the LORD spake often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name."
THINGS IN COMMON
Jude 1:3 "Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, ..."
Titus 1:4 "To Titus, mine own son after the common faith: ..."
Acts 2:44 "And all that believed were together, and had all things common;"
FELLOWSHIP THROUGH GIVING
Romans 15:26 "For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem."
2 Corinthians 8:4 "Praying us with much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints."
Galatians 6:6 "Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things."
Hebrews 13:16 "But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased."
FELLOWSHIP IN MINISTRY
Philippians 1:5 "For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;"
2 Corinthians 8:23 "Whether any do inquire of Titus, he is my partner and fellowhelper concerning you: or our brethren be inquired of, they are the messengers of the churches, and the glory of Christ."
Philemon 1:17 "If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself."
Philippians 3:10 "That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;"
2 Corinthians 1:7 "And our hope of you is stedfast, knowing, that as ye are partakers [fellowship] of the sufferings, so shall ye be also of the consolation [exhortation paraklesis]."
1 John 1:1-3 "That which [nominative singular] was from the beginning, [that] which we have heard, [that] which we have seen with our eyes, [that] which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, [concerning] of the Word of [the] life; 2. (For the life [nominative singular] was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and show unto you that eternal life [the life the agelasting], which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;) 3. That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ."
1 John 1:6-7 "If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth: 7. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin."
Philippians 2:1-2 "If there be therefore any consolation [exhortation, paraklesis] in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies, 2. Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, [doctrine does this] having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind."
Romans 12:15-16 "Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep. 16. Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits."
John 14:21 "He that hath [esteem] my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him."
John 14:23 "Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him."
1 John 2:28 "And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming."