(From the D6 Fusion Sunday School Lesson book)
Believers help one another and keep doing what is good and right.
Always be mindful that I will reap what I sow.
Keep doing what is good, helping other believers.
Outline of Galatians 6:1-10
Christian duties towards the brethren Galatians 6:1-5
Christian duties towards the pastor-teacher Galatians 6:6
Christian duties towards ourselves Galatians 6:7-8
Christian duties towards all Galatians 6:9-10
Christian duties towards the brethren Galatians 6:1-5,
The word overtaken, caught, is προλαμβάνω prolambanō.
It has the idea of anticipate or surprise. When it refers to
surprise, it shows that by the time we realize it, it is too late to
Please give an example of this kind of sin.
What is the obligation of the church family towards this person?
Name some things that the church family must do.
Love: John 13:34 NKJV A
new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have
loved you, that you also love one another.
Unity: Ephesians 4:3 NKJV endeavoring
to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Warn: 1 Thessalonians 5:14 NKJV Now
we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the
fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all.
Pray: James 5:16 NKJV Confess
[your] trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you
may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man
Meet needs: Romans 12:13 CSB Share
with the saints in their needs; pursue hospitality.
Support, encourage, listen: Hebrews 12:12 NKJV Therefore
strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees.
Material support of pastors and staff: 1 Timothy 17-18 MEV Let
the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor,
especially those who labor in the word and doctrine. 18 For the
Scripture says, “You shall not muzzle the ox that treads out the
grain,” and, “The laborer is worthy of his reward.”
Forgive: Colossians 3:13-14 MEV Bear
with one another and forgive one another. If anyone has a quarrel
against anyone, even as Christ forgave you, so you must do. 14 And
above all these things, embrace love, which is the bond of
Support the Christians under persecution: Hebrews 12:12-13 NKJV
strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees. Remember
the prisoners as if chained with them—those who are
mistreated—since you yourselves are in the body also.
Romans 12:13-21 CSB - Share
with the saints in their needs; pursue hospitality. Bless those who
persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who
rejoice; weep with those who weep. Live in harmony with one another.
Do not be proud; instead, associate with the humble. Do not be wise
in your own estimation. Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Give
careful thought to do what is honorable in everyone's eyes. If
possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.
Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for God's
wrath, because it is written, Vengeance belongs to me; I will repay,
says the Lord. But If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is
thirsty, give him something to drink. For in so doing you will be
heaping fiery coals on his head. Do not be conquered by evil, but
conquer evil with good.
There are other responsibilities and verses.
The word for trespass is παράπτωμα paraptōma. It means a
lapse or deviation from truth and uprightness; a sin, misdeed
How do we restore this person?
How is Matthew 7:1?
Matthew 7:1 NLT - Do
not judge others, and you will not be judged.
Read the context: Matthew 7:1-5 NLT - Do
not judge others, and you will not be judged. For you will be treated
as you treat others. The standard you use in judging is the standard
by which you will be judged. "And why worry about a speck in
your friend's eye when you have a log in your own? How can you think
of saying to your friend, 'Let me help you get rid of that speck in
your eye,' when you can't see past the log in your own eye?
Hypocrite! First get rid of the log in your own eye; then you will
see well enough to deal with the speck in your friend's eye.
What standard do we use to judge ourselves and others?
How do the nonbelievers, in general, dismiss their sins?
How do we watch out for ourselves so that we don’t fall into the
sin of thinking we are someone important?
How do we carry each other’s burdens?
What is the standard to examine ourselves?
Why do we examine ourselves by the teachings of the New Testament and
not by comparing ourselves with another person?
What is a gentle spirit?
Let us be careful of ourselves. We must not do the same with our
sins. Let us be truthful and confront ourselves.
duties towards the pastor-teacher Galatians 6:6,
Not only are we to help all our brothers and sisters with physical,
spiritual, emotional, or financial needs, we are to ensure those who
work in the ministry are also helped. We are to do what we are able.
Some may not have money or muscle, but we can all pray.
Name some other ways we can help.
Christian duties towards ourselves Galatians 6:7-8,
How are we deceived?
How do we avoid being deceived?
Why must we be alert, not in spiritual mysticism?
1 Peter 5:8 CSB Be
sober! Be on the alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around
like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour.
Ephesians 4:27 NASB - and
do not give the devil an opportunity.
(Don’t forget to read the context, which is Ephesians 4:25-32.
to the Spirit
to the flesh.
Christian duties towards all. Galatians 6:9-10,
What is doing good? How do we know what is good?
Why do we get discouraged in doing good?
What can we do to assist ourselves when we are discouraged?
What are some priorities in doing good?
Give some applications for living a Christian life from these
Ephesians 5:15-20 NLT - So
be careful how you live. Don't live like fools, but like those who
are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days.
Don't act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to
do. Don't be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life.
Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit, singing psalms and hymns and
spiritual songs among yourselves, and making music to the Lord in
your hearts. And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the
name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Colossians 4:2-4 NLT - Devote
yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. Pray
for us, too, that God will give us many opportunities to speak about
his mysterious plan concerning Christ. That is why I am here in
chains. Pray that I will proclaim this message as clearly as I