In our journeys of faith, we have the opportunity both to encourage others and to be encouraged by others as we think about God's faithfulness and provision.
When we find ourselves caught up in the world’s measuring sticks, stressed out and feeling inadequate because of our sinful hearts’ tendency to go along with relatively meaningless comparisons, let’s remember that one sinful human measured against other sinful humans is still just a sinful human.
What if the use of our hands is directly connected to our worship, our praise, our giving thanks to God?
Christ knew that a time was coming when his identity would be revealed – when the curtain of the temple would be torn in two, when the stones would cry out, when an empty tomb would proclaim that truly, he was the son of God. But it was not yet.
When we are tempted like Naaman to grumble in frustration and confusion at the path God has put us on, we must remember that the Christian walk is lived mostly in the small moments.
The trouble with blessings like unity is that we often miss out of the blessing while it is right in front of us.