Social Distancing Not Spiritual Distancing

Steve Kelly | March 22, 2020

Social Distancing Not Spiritual Distancing by Pastor Steve Kelly

God is not all you need.

Genesis 1:26-27 (NIV)
Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals,[a] and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

We are created to be in community.

Proverbs 18:1 (NKJV)
A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; He rages against all wise judgment.

Genesis 2:18 (NIV)
The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.”

Acts 2:42 (NIV)
They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Acts 2:46 (BSB)
With one accord they continued to meet daily in the temple courtsk and to break bread from house to house, sharing their meals with gladness and sincerity of heart,

Believe for favor.

Genesis 19:19 (NIV)
Your servant has found favor in your eyes, and you have shown great kindness to me in sparing my life. But I can’t flee to the mountains; this disaster will overtake me, and I’ll die.

Psalm 91:4-6 (BSB)
He will cover you with His feathers; under His wings you will find refuge; His faithfulness is a shield and rampart. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the calamity that destroys at noon.

Let God’s voice be louder and louder than the world’s.

Exodus 19:19 (NIV)
As the sound of the trumpet grew louder and louder, Moses spoke and the voice of God answered him.

Leviticus 19:19 (NIV)
“‘Keep my decrees. “‘Do not mate different kinds of animals. “‘Do not plant your field with two kinds of seed. “‘Do not wear clothing woven of two kinds of material.

Don’t mix your seed.

Hebrew 13:7 (NIV)
Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.

Pray in the spirit.

Jude 1:19-20 (NIV)
These are the people who divide you, who follow mere natural instincts and do not have the Spirit. But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit,

Matthew 19:19 (NIV)
honor your father and mother,’ and ‘love your neighbor as yourself.

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