Yet again Paul points out the importance of unity with the phrases “like-minded”, “same love”, “being one in spirit and “of one mind”. In fact, he says his joy would be completed by their unity.
Unity is essential in the church if it is to survive. We sometimes shoot our wounded from our high horses.
If we can just learn to respond with
what a difference it would make!
Sometimes, unity cannot be achieved for a variety of reasons. There are times when ties must be cut such as in toxic relationships or to protect the vulnerable. There are many Scriptures to support this.
Let’s be honest, we all probably have someone in our lives we have had to cut ties with. But, let’s search our hearts, forgive them and, yes, even pray for them with tenderness and compassion.
LORD, help me to live this challenge out. There are those I miss in my life and I’m sure my readers have the same situations in their lives. Comfort all involved and let us all know and show tenderness and compassion.
Let our churches have unity that Your goals may be achieved. Amen.
Day 8, Gift 8: Felt Lunch
Hello there! Man, have I’ve been sick! But, you know what? There’s nothing like slow stitching to chase bronchitis and sinus infections away!
After almost a year, the Felt Lunch is completed! Everything is hand stitched except for the "ridges" on the chips. Just a reminder, I found the pattern here.
Now for the pictures!
A sandwich starts with bread,
and add your meats.
Mayo or mustard?
I like both!
American or Swiss cheese?
How about some lettuce?
Do you like tomatoes on your sandwich?
How about some of Ama's
Tada! Lunch is served!
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