How to love Christ’s Church on Sunday

How to love Christ’s Church on Sunday
Help others take one, small step towards maturity in Christ

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Hebrews 10:24

Pray for those leading and serving. Ask God to….

  • help the preachers
  • acolytes and altar guild
  • readers
  • musicians
  • Sunday School teachers
  • greeters and ushers
  • counters, and others serving on Sunday

Pray for the congregation. Ask God to….

  • draw newcomers and those who are irregular or hesitating about coming
  • prepare the hearts of people and transform them through God’s word and the Holy Spirit
  • help people to love and serve one another

Pray for yourself. Ask God to….

  • prepare your heart and change you
  • use you to help others take a step towards love and obedience in Christ
  • give you wisdom about
    • where to sit
    • who to welcome
    • who to listen to
    • who to encourage and pray with.

Think. Read and reflect on the Scripture passages for this Sunday

  • Who can I welcome?
  • Who can I encourage?
  • Who can I listen to?
  • Who can I challenge?
  • Who can I ask about their Christian story?

Speak. Apply the sermon to conversations with others

  • I was so encouraged by……………..…
  • I never knew that …………………………
  • I was glad to be reminded of…………
  • I still don’t understand …………………
  • I was convicted by verse ………………
  • I am determined to try to apply ……