Ephesians 6:11-12 Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. Once you make a decision to follow Jesus, know that, that on its own is a challenge to the devil kingdom. No businessman is excited to see his customers leaving him. Church should be a place of refuge, filled with love but the devil has infiltrated it because we have made a gathering. 1 Peter 5:8-9 Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Stand firm against him, and be strong in your faith. Remember that your family of believers all over the world is going through the same kind of suffering you are.
Don’t fight the people around you, there is a real enemy, Satan. Pray without ceasing, any gap is enough for Satan to attack.
Luke 6:38 Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full-pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.”
A hand that is holding something is not fully capable of receiving. An open palm is ready to receive. As you give more is given to you. God has no hands, He uses people. Live at peace with those around you, you never know who God will use as a channel of blessings. Do everything without expecting a reward. God is the rewarder. Romans 12:18 Do all that you can to live in peace with everyone.
1 Peter 4:8 Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins.
1 Corinthians 13:13 Three things will last forever-faith, hope, and love-and the greatest of these is love. Don’t let difference in viewpoint collapse relationships. Jesus demonstrated tolerance by welcoming Judas to His table. There are those you must love but keep at a distance to avoid offense. Love ultimately wins souls. Friendships and families are broken because one want to push his stance on an idea. We will not always agree but we must learn to maintain relationships.
If we always agree, one is irrelevant. Difference in viewpoint is what makes us strong. Alone you walk fast, together we go far.
Hebrews 10:24-25 Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works. And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.
James 4:1 What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? Don’t they come from the evil desires at war within you?
Love does not envy.
James 3:16 For wherever there is jealousy and selfish ambition, there you will find disorder and evil of every kind.
Mark 2:3-4 Then they came to Him, bringing a paralytic who was carried by four men. And when they could not come near Him because of the crowd, they uncovered the roof where He was. So when they had broken through, they let down the bed on which the paralytic was lying.