“Only, live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that, whether I come and see you or am absent and hear about you, I will know that you are standing firm in one spirit, striving side by side with one mind for the faith of the gospel.” ~ Philippians 1:27

Look in the Gospels and read about the dependability of the Jesus’ disciples before, leading up to, and after his death and resurrection. Reflect on what is reveal in the dependability, or lack of dependability of those closest to Christ.

Guiding Questions

Loyalty and dependability produce peace in a relationship.
— Anne Nwakama
  1. Are the qualities of trustworthiness, reliability, faithfulness, and loyalty synonyms to dependability? How are they similar, and how are they different?
  2. What words or actions help you feel that a person is dependable?
  3. What does developing dependable faith allow members of a faith community to accomplish?

Additional Resources

“Faith is not real until it’s tested.” - Does our dependability need to be tested to be authentic and “real.” - A blog post to get you thinking HERE.

We may struggle to be dependable, but God’s dependability is assured!