April 11, 2021
ENJOYING THE PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE
FOUR KEYS TO ENJOYING PEOPLE
I. The first key be thankful for the good in people.
Vs. 3 – I thank my God every time I remember you.
BACKGROUND ACTS 16
Lesson No. 1: Remember the best & forget the rest.
Vs. 5 – You have helped me from the very first day until now.
II. The second key, practice positive praying.
Vs. 4 – In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with
Lesson No. 2: Start thanking God in prayer for these
Col. 4:2-3 – Devote yourself to prayer and pray for us too.
Eph. 6:18 – Keep on praying for all the saints.
Vss. 9-11- And this is my prayer: that your love may abound
more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that
you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and
blameless until the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of
righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ to the glory
and praise of God.
What to pray for others: Pray they will
That they will grow in love. ___________________ Vs. 9
That they make wise choices. ________________Vs. 10 a
That they would do the right thing. ___________Vs. 10 b
That they would live for God’s Glory. __________Vs. 11
III. The third key, be patient with their progress.
Vs. 6 – Being confident of this, that He who began a good
work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of
Lesson No. 3: God is not finished with His people.
Our Mistake: We judge others by how far
they have to go, rather than how far they have already
IV. The fourth key, love people from the heart.
Vss. 7-8 – It is right for me to feel this way about all of you
since I have you in my heart. God can testify how I long for
all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus.
Romans 5:5 – God has poured out His love into our hearts by
means of the Holy Spirit, who is God’s gift to us.
Lesson No. 4
The secret to enjoying the people in my life is to be
filled with God’s love.
YOU CAN ENJOY THE PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE