Spiritual Conversation. Our Fellowship in Christ Should Result in Spiritual Conversations. Acts 2:42 (NKJV) And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship , in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.
Acts 2:42 (NKJV) And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.
See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.
And we proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, that we may present every man complete in Christ.
19 "Do not lay up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 "But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal; 21 for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. – cf. 1 Tim. 6:8; Mat. 6:33
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
And at the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.
Let no corrupt (unwholesome – NASB)wordproceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers. – cf. Eph. 5:4; Col. 3:8
(e.g., darn, heck, shoot, freaking, etc.)
Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, that it may give grace to those who hear.
16 But avoid worldly and empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness, 17 and their talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus, 18 men who have gone astray from the truth saying that the resurrection has already taken place, and thus they upset the faith of some.
1 Cor. 10:10 (NKJV) nor complain, as some of them also complained, and were destroyed by the destroyer.
James 5:9 (NASB) Do not complain, brethren, against one another, that you yourselves may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing right at the door.
12 Take care, brethren, lest there should be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart, in falling away from the living God. 13 But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called "Today," lest any one of you be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.
“And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.”
And concerning you, my brethren, I myself also am convinced that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, and able also to admonish one another. – cf. 1 Thes. 5:14
19 My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth, and one turns him back, 20 let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death, and will cover a multitude of sins. – cf. Titus 1:13; 2:15; 2 Tim. 4:2
Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
(James 5:16; cf. Gal. 6:1-2)
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart.
And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.