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7 Reasons you need Fellowship.

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I believe that one of the greatest privileges we have being Christians are meaningful relationships. I owe a lot to people around me and I am always thankful to God for the advantage I’ve gained through meaningful relationships.

Here are 7 reasons why you need to avoid isolation and be rooted in fellowship :

Love

We all desire to have people to love and who loves us in return. You’ve got to build relationships with as many people possible to do this.

Inspiration

We’re all on a journey together, discovering who we are in Christ. One of the best tools we have to accelerate our growth are fathers, mothers and mentors who are willing to not just guide us, but also be an example to inspire us. Staying inspired is very important to reach our full potential and the best way to stay inspired is to be around inspired people.

True friends

Life doesn’t always go the way we want it to, and in those times it can be especially hard to stay encouraged and rooted in our faith. Nothing makes walking through these hard times easier than being around others who can mourn with us while we are mourning and rejoice with us when we rejoice.

Accountability

A big reason why many who started right fail is because of no accountability. We need people in our lives who will keep us focused on what really matters. They are people who are not afraid to tell you when you are wrong, but when they see us messing up they don’t rub it in our faces but rather remind us of who we are – calling out of us the image and likeness of God.

Encouragement

We all need encouragement every now and again, none of us ever complain that we are too encouraged. While there is a truth that we can strengthen ourselves in the Lord, like King David did, we all need people like Barnabas in our life to encourage us in our faith.

Fun

I’ve learned the hard way that we don’t do too well when we are addicted to being productive. We all need fun and times of pure entertainment. If your friends are like mine, I’m sure you agree that nothing is quite as fun as spending time with a crazy bunch of people 🙂

Receive change

We have to admit that not everybody we meet in life are like us. There are people with different way to thinking, different priorities, cultures and a different view of life. Its good to meet such people and stretch our understanding of the world around us.

What are other reasons to stay rooted in fellowship?

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Your greatest gift.

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What is your greatest gift?

Creativity?, perhaps leadership?, talents?, you don’t know?

The longevity of the health of your heart will determine the longevity of everything you lay your hand to. – Sean Feucht

I believe the greatest gift we have is our heart, not our skill or anything else. I love being skilful and creative, but I am convinced the heart is placed above everything else.

The most skilful people have days when they go blank and feel uncreative, the smallest temptation can make the strongest fall and when tragedies are unstoppable, a heart filled with hope is our only medicine.

Nurturing our heart is as important as developing any other skill. Our minds are only as strong as our heart is and we can go only as far as our heart’s health permits.

“Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life”
(Proverbs 4:23, NIV).

The Bible mentions about the human heart around 300 times. The heart is the core of our being, and the Bible sets high importance on keeping our hearts pure and filled with hope.

How do you nurture your heart?

Share your thoughts in the comments below 🙂

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