4 Things that can Ruin a Relationship ~ Pastor Steve Larson

Feb 13, 2022

The Love Bank:
The 4 Things:
Critical Spirit
Galatians 5:15
"If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other."
Gentle Start Up
I felt _______________ when you _______________________. What I would like is _______________________ and I appreciate _____________________ about you.
Genesis 3:12
The man said, “The woman you put here with me—she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate it.”13 Then the Lord God said to the woman, “What is this you have done?” The woman said, “The serpent deceived me, and I ate.”
2% Rule
James 3:17-18
But the wisdom from above is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and WILLING TO YIELD TO OTHERS. It is full of mercy and the fruit of good deeds. It shows no favoritism and is always sincere. 18 And those who are peacemakers will plant seeds of peace and reap a harvest of righteousness.
Isaiah 65:5
Yet they say to each other, ‘Don’t come too close or you will defile me! I AM HOLIER THAN YOU!’
Built a Culture of honor!
Exodus 20:12
"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God is giving you.
1 Peter 2:17
Honor all people. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and doctrine.
Romans 12:10
Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another;