Walk in Fellowship

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1. Philippians 1:3-8 shares what walking in true Christian fellowship looks like. There are five strands to this type of fellowship.
  a) Though Paul was in jail and couldn’t be there with them, his chains didn’t stop him from ... (vs. 3-4)
   
  b) From day one, the Philippians had joined Paul in the cause of the ... (vs. 5)
   
  c) With this kind of fellowship, I can accept a believer whereever he’s at in his Christian growth, and encourage him in any areas of weakness. Likewise, he can help and encourage me with my own failings. Together we can be confident that this good work that was begun in us will ... (vs. 6)
   
  d) Every true believer is a partaker of ... (vs. 7)
   
  e) When we walk in the light, believers are united in fellowship, not just intellectually, but ... (vs. 8)
   

2 What kinds of things did the early Christians do when they got together for fellowship?
  a) Acts 1:14:
   
  b) Acts 2:42:
   
  c) Romans 12:13:
   
  d) 1 Corinthians 14:26:
   
  e) Ephesians 5:19:
   
  f) 1 Thessalonians 5:11:
   

3. There are going to be believers who irritate us, with whom we don’t really enjoy spending time. How do we walk in fellowship with a brother or sister in Christ whom we just can’t stand being around? (Ephesians 4:2-3)
 

4. True  believers will have fellowship, not only with each other, but also with ... (1 John 1:3)
 

5. How can we do a better job of including new believers who may need to abandon some of their old friends and hangouts, and start walking in fellowship with us? (Thought question – answers will vary.)
 

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