Role of brothers and sisters in the home/church – Biju Thomas

⁃ Head as well as servant
⁃ An elder / spiritual leader at home
⁃ Careful about using tongue
⁃ Taking responsibility of family
⁃ Bringing up children
Reference Verses: Titus 1:6-9; 1 Timothy 3:2-13

Building fellowship with people
⁃ Congregation / club / church
⁃ Denying self life , taking up my cross
⁃ Humility
⁃ Good conscience with God and everyone
⁃ One to one fellowship
⁃ Being transparent
⁃ No partiality / prejudice / nonjudgmental
Reference verses: Galatians 3:28; Ephesians 2:14-22

Holy Spirit and Gifts
⁃ Seeking empowerment of Holy Spirit and gifts
⁃ Understanding my role in Christ’s body
⁃ Being faithful in fulfilling that role
⁃ Earnestly desire spiritual gifts, especially to prophecy
⁃ Exercise spiritual gifts according to the grace given
⁃ Edification to church
⁃ Present your bodies as a living and holy sacrifice
Reference verses: Acts 6:3-7; 1 Corinthians 14:26-27; Romans 12:4-13

⁃ Serving with humility
⁃ Bearing and forgiving one another
⁃ Being an example but not bossing
⁃ Doing everything as to the Lord
⁃ Doing everything for the glory of God
Reference verses: Philippians 2:1-5; Colossians 3:12-27

2 – Role of sisters in the home/church (Sisters Lissy and Meena)
⁃ Being an example for our children by faith and character
⁃ Loving our children and encourage them to live for God
⁃ Not talking bad / gossiping against anyone
⁃ Praying for others
⁃ Not being lazy
⁃ Teaching our children to live in fear

Building fellowship
⁃ 2 Corinthians 5:16
⁃ Consider others as equal

Holy Spirit
⁃ God has given everyone some gifts
⁃ Diligent to serve God with gifts