7 Ways to Improve Relationships
Relationships are key to life.In fact, the Bible is full of
stories about God’s relation-
ship with His people.
We’ll look at seven ways we
can improve our relation-ships by using Ephesians 1:3-7 as our guide. This sectionof Scripture shows us several wonderful things God didfor us. This becomes ourmodel to implement in ourrelationships.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, whohas blessed us with every spiri- tual blessing in the heav- enly places in Christ,
just asHe chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that weshould be holy and withoutblame before Him inlove,
having predestined us toadoption as sons by Jesus Christto Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
tothe praise of the glory of His grace, by which He made usaccepted in the Beloved.
InHim we have redemptionthrough His blood, the forgive- ness of sins, according to theriches of His grace
Because He did all these forus, we are do these for those
we love. By God’s power of
His Spirit in me I am able todo all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Watch your words and ensurethat only wholesome, life-building, encouraging wordsare spoken. When you do youare speaking blessings to those who hear your words.God blesses us. Though we
don’t deserve this kind treat-
ment, God still loves us. Hedemonstrates His love for usby blessing us. He speaks goodthings over us to encourage usto rise to His glorious stan-dards. We can do the same with ourloved ones. Speak blessingsover them. Speak words of encouragement and love. Withhold critical, harsh, orunloving words. When was the last time youspoke a blessing over yourloved ones?
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Inside this issue:
Choosing to SeeGood2Looking at Them asGod Sees Them2Treat Them as Family 2Treat Others 3Reconciliation is FirstPriority 4Forgive as We areForgiven5Sacrifice is Our Exam-ple6
Special points of in-terest:
Suggestions on improving your relationships
Living as a disciple of Christ
Walking by the Spirit
Walking as He did July 2012Volume 1, Issue 2
Words of a friend are healthto the bones