FOCUS TEXT: Philippians 2:1-4; Romans 14:19-23; 15:1-7

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Romans 14:1 – 15:13; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13

KEY VERSE: For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost (Romans 14:17).

CENTRAL TRUTH: Christ expects His Church to be unified in our love for Him.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify ways they can strengthen relationships in our local church.

I. Seek to Avoid Confrontations (Philippians 2:1-4)

II. Follow After Peace (Romans 14:19-23)

III. Forbear One Another (Romans 15:1-4)

IV. Receive One Another (Romans 15:5-7)