A beautifully astute observation, ppl inspired to minister fail at connecting with others. Seems obvious but conditioning runs deep. The objective has alway been to unite all ppl through god, by opening hearts and minds, with love in their hearts.
A lovely post, and song. Thanks very much for sharing!
Each of you should continue to live in whatever situation the Lord has placed you, and remain as you were when God first called you. This is my rule for all the churches.
(1 Corinthians 7:17)
Relate: Using marriage, circumcision, slavery Paul gives three different points of reference to explain his point. I want to add a fourth: missions. If we were to go back a couple hundred years and we would find missionaries workig in Latin America, Africa, South Asia and East Asia all making the same colossal mistake over and over again. Thousands of courageous and God fearing men and women gave up their lives and careers to move to a strange land. They invested their lives in a strange culture with people who spoke a strange tongue. Their obedience and sacrifice and efforts are to be recognized.
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