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The Heart of Honoring One Another

February 14, 2016

Passage: Romans 12:10b

SERMON NOTES

“The Heart of Honoring One Another”

Rom. 12:10b & More

Review:

Thinking differently:

  • Consecration

 

  • Transformation

 

Loving deeply:

  • Brotherly love

 

I. Reason behind honoring one another:

A. General concept & meaning of “to honor”, Rom. 12:10b

 

B. Founded on who God is & what He has done,

     1. Who God is…1 Tim 6:13-16; Rev 4:11

 

     2. What God has done for us… 1 Tim. 2:3-6; Rom. 4:25; Ac. 4:12

 

     3. Application: How do we honor God?

a. ___________ __________, Matt 22:27-28

b. ___________ __________, Matt. 6:33

c. ___________ __________, Jn. 14:15, 23

d. ___________ __________, Prov. 3:9

e. ___________ __________, 1 Cor. 10:31

 

C. Following Christ’s example, Php. 2:3, 8

1. Selflessness, v. 3

2. Humility, v. 3

3. Seeing others as more important, v. 3

4. Obedience/submission, v. 8

 

II. Recipients of honor: Noteworthy individuals & groups of individuals deserving of honor.

A. Government authorities, Rom. 13:1-6

 

B. Church leaders, 1 Tim. 5:17-21

 

C. Workplace managers & owners, 1 Tim. 6:1; Eph. 6:5-8

 

D. Family, Heb. 13:4; Eph. 5:23-33

 

     1. Husbands & wives, 1 Pet. 3:1, 7

 

     2. Parents & children, Eph. 6:1-3

 

III. Reward for honoring others:

A. God honored Christ, Php. 2:5-11

 

B. God honors those who…

 

     1. Seek after righteousness, Prov. 21:21

 

     2. Fear Him, Prov. 22:4

 

     3. Humble, Prov. 29:23

 

Practical Steps:

 

 

Conclusion: