CULTURE OF HONOR
MARCH 18, 2018
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How would life different if everyone honored everyone else in the whole world?
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1 PETER 2:17
17 Honor all people. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.
Honor is defined to value very highly, to treat as though they are valuable, to esteem greatly, to respect greatly, to hold in high regard and to admire greatly.
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 3:7
7 Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers
7 Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.
Treat everyone with honor / treat the custodian with more respect than the pastor.
1 Thessalonians 4:4
4 that each of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor,
Honor your body
12 In a loud voice they were saying: “Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!” 13 Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them, saying: “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!”
WHY HONOR AND WHAT HONOR DOES:
The Power Of Honor: will capture the human heart; treat your spouse like royalty and see what they do. Same with employees, friends and sinners. Honor pulls people to you. Catch them first, then clean them. You can honor people and not approve of what they do. How about honoring your enemies.
43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighborand hate your enemy.’ 44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
Joy Of Honor:
Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
The spirit inside the home matters – culture of honor. Honor makes homes great.
What if circles of friends honored each other?
The Blessing of Honor:
2 It is like the precious oil upon the head, Running down on the beard, The beard of Aaron, Running down on the edge of his garments. 3 It is like the dew of Hermon, Descending upon the mountains of Zion; For there the Lord commanded the blessing — Life forevermore.
The oil represented God pouring His Holy Spirit on this man.
Walk in honor in our homes/churches and God will pour His spirit on our homes/churches.
The problem in our country today is dishonor!
Where there is dishonor an unholy/evil spirit ministers resulting in stressful times.
We are here to build culture of honor.
10 Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to
1 Corinthians 12:23-26
23 And those members of the body which we think to be less honorable, on these we bestow greater honor; and our unpresentable parts have greater modesty, 24 but our presentable parts have no need. But God composed the body, having given greater honor to that part which lacks it, 25 that there should be no schism in the body, but that the members should have the same care for one another. 26 And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; or if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.
You treat the custodian with greater honor than the pastor.
Honor creates a culture that God blesses. If one member suffers, all should suffer.
The power of God is in the honoring of all people.
Two Great Truths About Culture of Honor:
1. If you build it He will come - to an atmosphere of honor
2. If you build it they will come
Honor is God’s secret weapon to transform kids, homes, lands and cultures.