I have just a few moments before I need to head out for a meeting early this morning. It seems that lately the days are long and the nights are short, but as one friend told me, "I can rest when I'm dead!"
I'm just thinking this morning-
The most important thing on planet earth are the people. How do we care for and help one another through these days? How do we demonstrate God's love to those around us? What's the best way to help people with all their fears and worries in the days we are in?
It seems that this is the perfect time for the church to be what it was meant to be- the body of Christ on planet earth caring for one another and demonstrating the love of God for the world to see. Our culture is such an individualist society that group caring and sharing are not in our minds. We don't think as a body, as a family. We focus on "ME". What an amazing opportunity for the church to become what it was designed to be- a living, breathing body of believers madly in love with God and each other, caring for one another and demonstrating that we love each other more than we love our stuff. What a testimony we would tell if we opened our homes to one another, sharing our resources and our lives with each other.
In a time when everyone is afraid what an opportunity we have to shine a bright light on the family of God caring for one another, loving each other and sharing our lives with each other. I wonder....could we duplicate what we see in Acts 4 and 5? Could we really come together and care for each other in this way? This morning I'm just thinking about what could be......