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Today Building Others Up Eph4.29 Sep1609

Today Building Others Up Eph4.29 Sep1609

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BUILDING OTHERS UP

[Say] only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs… Ephesians 4:29 TO !" #ednesday$ Septe%ber &'$ 2((9 Ephesians 4:29)*2 +e,- !rthur .- Schoon,eld

#hile / was growing up$ one of the things we were taught was to always tell the truth- Of course0 1ut one i%portant ingredient in telling the truth was so%eti%es left out- #e were not always told that we should spea2 the truth in lo,e 3Eph4:&45- !s a result /6,e so%eti%es told the truth without any regard for how it %ight hurt the other person!ccording to the apostle 7aul$ we are to say only 8what is helpful for building others up according to their needs-9 1efore we spea2$ we need to as2 oursel,es: 8Should / say what / a% about to say: !nd is it the right ti%e to say it: #ill / be spea2ing the truth in lo,e$ and will it build the other person up:9 ! husband co%ing ho%e fro% a stressful day at wor2 does not need to be told ;ust then that he forgot to do so%e chores around the house- ! wife who has had a busy day ta2ing care of the children does not need to hear that the house is a %ess- ! child co%ing ho%e fro% school does not need to hear the parent6s criticis% the %o%ent he or she wal2s into the house/f we learn to spea2 the truth in lo,e and say only what builds others up$ our relationships at ho%e$ at school$ on the ;ob$ and e,erywhere else will go better- 7ray that the <oly Spirit will help you use the gift of speech to build up others-

esus6 na%e we pray!%en- .7rayer: =ather in hea.7lease help each of us learn to spea2 the truth in lo.en$ than2 "ou for the gifts of speech and co%%unication.e/n .

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