We Are to Give Preference to One Another. (Am I My Brother’s Keeper?) Lesson 3. Brief Review. In this series of lessons entitled, “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”, we are seeking to discover all the ways in which we are to: Provide for one another’s physical and spiritual needs
(Am I My Brother’s Keeper?)
2. What obstacles are there in accomplishing our goal?
3. To whom should we give preference in honor?
4. How can we become the kind of person who gives honor to another?
We are to take the lead in assigning respect and value to our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ rather than selfishly seeking that same honor for ourselves.
“…outdo one another in showing honor.” (American Standard Version)
“…honor one another above yourselves.” (New International Version)
“…you should want to give your brothers and sisters more honor than you want for yourself.”
(Easy to Read Version)
“Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.”