Fellowshipping and what it does
We have to encourage fellowshipping with one another and build up everyone’s value, growth and every day’s walk in Christ Jesus. Since we are the walking advertisement of Christianity, we should be aware that every action and decision we make will have a great impact to others as a whole and be mindful that our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. Many believers are focus to Jesus Christ only or oneness believers and put the Father on the side. “Our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.” 1 John 1:3
We need one another as described in the Scripture “Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 ESV
Once the group is put together we should not neglect to meet in a regular time and place as agreed. We have to develop a habit of encouraging one another in building up the true fellowshipping. We should feel emotionally strong in our desire to accomplish what we are called for, to love and do good deeds.
We have to mutually encouraged and mutually united in spirit of love, with full assurance of God’s wisdom, understanding and the knowledge of Jesus Christ, the grace of God. We should encourage the weak to be strong in faith and help someone who is wavering to hold fast. We are one body in Christ. “For just as the body is one and have many members, and all the members of the body, though many are one body, so it is with Christ.” 1 Corinthians 12:12 ESV
We have to stay in the light which is fruitful and true than in the darkness full of deceit. We have to build up the body of Christ until we all succeed in achieving the unity of our faith and the knowledge of the Son of God to mature in Christian living, so that we will no longer be like children, not knowing what the left hand is and the right. As we mature in Christ we can no longer be taken for granted by false teachings and other deceitful schemes, we can no longer be carried away by beautiful but cunning preaching. True fellowshipping will equip us mightily and makes our body grows so that it can handle any temptations delivered to us in sheep clothing.
We have to agree than to disagree to avoid divisions among us believers, for the sake of the spirit of unity, that our mind and judgment be one, as King David said “how good and pleasant it is when believers dwell in unity”
In 1 John 1:5-7 as stated “this is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.”
Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house or give him any greeting, for whoever greets him takes part in his wicked works. 2 John 1:9-11 ESV
In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you. Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, “Lord, how is it that you will manifest yourself to us, and not to the world?” Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. John 14:20-23 ESV
Let us join hands in hands in proclaiming the goodness of God and the endless love of our Lord Jesus Christ.