Without Christ we can do nothing. I am the vine, you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit, apart from me you can do nothing.  John 15:5

With Christ we can do everything we are called to do. ”I can do everything through him who gives me strength.”  Phil 4:13

Pray constantly. “Pray continually.” 1Thessalonians 5:17

Gifts For All God’s Children will advance by God’s will. “Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.”  James 4:15

Trust in the Lord to direct our path. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge him and he shall direct your path.”  Proverbs 3:5-6

We are servants of the Body of Christ. “Praise the Lord, all his heavenly hosts, you servants who do his will.” Psalm 103:21

Strive to do all things with excellence.  “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” 1 Corinthians 10:31

Exercise stewardship principles. “Each of you should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.”1 Peter 4:10

Practice compassion and kindness.  “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourself with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.”  Colossians 3: 2-13

Convey hope. “As believers, the best is yet to be. “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”  Romans 15:13

Encourage others. “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” 1Thessalonians 5:3

Practice an attitude of gratitude.  “Give thanks in all circumstances” 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Do not lose heart.  “Therefore, since through God’s mercy we have this ministry, we do not lose heart.” 2 Corinthians 4:1

Constantly build and grow an alliance.  “My prayer is not for them alone.  I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.  I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one: I in them and you in me.  May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.” John 17:20-23