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Fellowship

Fellowship [N] [B]

  • With God, consisting in the knowledge of his will ( Job 22:21 ; John 17:3 ); agreement with his designs ( Amos 3:2 ); mutual affection ( Romans 8: : 3839 ,39); enjoyment of his presence ( Psalms 4:6 ); conformity to his image ( 1 John 2:6 ; 1:6 ); and participation of his felicity ( 1 John 1:3 1 John 1:4 ; Ephesians 3:14-21 ).

  • Of saints with one another, in duties ( Romans 12:5 ; 1 Corinthians 12:1 ; 1 Thessalonians 5:17 1 Thessalonians 5:18 ); in ordinances ( Hebrews 10:25 ; Acts 2:46 ); in grace, love, joy, etc. ( Malachi 3:16 ; 2 co 8:4 ); mutual interest, spiritual and temporal ( Romans 12:4 Romans 12:13 ; Hebrews 13:16 ); in sufferings ( Romans 15:1 Romans 15:2 ; Galatians 6:1 Galatians 6:2 ; Romans 12:15 ; and in glory ( Revelation 7:9 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [B] indicates this entry was also found in Baker's Evangelical Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Fellowship". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .