(Proverbs 27:19 GN) “A mirror reﬂects a man’s face but what he is really like is shown by the kind of friends he chooses.”
1. Develop my relationship with godly friends.
(Acts 2:44 LB) “All the believers met together constantly and shared everything with each other.”
2. Develop my relationship with a team.
(Ecclesiastes 4:8-9 NIV) “There was a man all alone; he had neither son nor brother. There was no end to his toil.”
(Ephesians 2:19 LB) “You are members of God’s very own family... and you belong in God’s household with every other Christian.”
3. Develop my relationship with my spouse.
(Proverbs 18:22 MSG) “Find a good spouse, you ﬁnd a good life—and even more: the favor of God!”
4. Develop my relationship with my children.
(Psalm 127:3-5 NLT) “Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him.Children born to a young man are like arrows in a warrior’s hands. How joyful is the man whose quiver is full of them!”
✓ Nurture my important relationships
(1 Peter 4:7-8 NIV) “The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”
✓ Restore my broken relationships.
(Colossians 3:13 NIV) “Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”
✓ Sever any harmful relationships.
(Proverbs 13:20 NIV) “He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.”
✓ Initiate some meaningful relationships.
(Hebrews 10:25 NIV) “Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another--and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”
(Jeremiah 29:13 NLT) “If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will ﬁnd me.”
2019 WINTER / SPRING SMALL GROUPS
✓ The small group semester is 13 weeks: January 27–April 27
✓ There are all types of groups but most fall into 1 of 8 categories: