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How to Have Authentic and Transparent Relationships

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This message is on “True Community: How to Develop True, Authentic, and Transparent Relationships With Another Person.” You may apply this teaching to any marriage, family, friendship, work relationship, and, of course, within the local church.

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Rick preached this message at Trinity Bible Church in Powell, WY. This teaching was the pre-conference meeting to a biblical counseling conference that he led on the succeeding Monday and Tuesday nights.

Below are the texts he referenced during the message, plus the accompanying graphics, a book recommendation, three supporting articles, and ten tweets worth re-tweeting to your community.

Teaching Notes from Conference

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Supporting Scriptures

  1. Genesis 1:27
  2. Genesis 3:6
  3. Romans 3:23
  4. Romans 5:12
  5. Philippians 2:1-11
  6. John 3:7
  7. Colossians 1:28
  8. 2 Timothy 2:24-25
  9. 1 Corinthians 11:1
  10. Genesis 50:20
  11. Luke 6:43-45
  12. Philippians 2:1
  13. Hebrews 4:12-13
  14. Matthew 6:21
  15. Romans 8:1
  16. Romans 5:8
  17. Genesis 2:18
  18. Genesis 2:23-25

The Paul Miller book Rick recommended in the message: A Praying Life

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Video from Beartooth Pass, referenced in the sermon:

Supporting Graphics

We come into our world broken, with a “missing piece” because of the fall of Adam. A parent’s responsibility is to cooperate with God in the process of shepherding a child to Christ–where completeness happens (Colossians 1:28).

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Natural Regression in Life

True community is when two people are sharing (Philippians 2:1) their most treasured possession with another person (Matthew 6:21). Our greatest treasure is God, and there are two aspects to our relationship with God–the good and the bad (Hebrews 4:12-13). Therefore, true community is sharing both of those aspects with someone else.

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Biblical Fellowship

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