OT = Law NT = Relationships
1) You are responsible for Influence of Self
Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. Romans 12:2
Don’t be fooled by those who say such things, for “bad company corrupts good character.” 1 Cor 15:33
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8
2) Your influence on spouse.
Treat her as you should so your prayers will not be hindered. 1 Peter 3:7
Don’t you wives realize that your husbands might be saved because of you? And don’t you husbands realize that your wives might be saved because of you? 1 Cor 7:16
3) Your influence on your children.
Fathers, do not aggravate your children, or they will become discouraged. Col 3:21
4) Your influence at work.
Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Col 3:23
5) Your social influence.
And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father. Col 3:17
- Introduction to your church is still the greatest opportunity to make disciples.
- Technology has widened your social influence.
6) Your indirect influence.
all the while praising God and enjoying the goodwill of all the people. And each day the Lord added to their fellowship those who were being saved. Acts 2:47
7) Your church family influence.
I always thank my God when I pray for you, Philemon, 5 because I keep hearing about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all of God’s people. 6 And I am praying that you will put into action the generosity that comes from your faith as you understand and experience all the good things we have in Christ. 7 Your love has given me much joy and comfort, my brother, for your kindness has often refreshed the hearts of God’s people. Phil 1:4-7
We love each other because he loved us first. 1 John 4:19
Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations,baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Matt 28:19