my search to understand the bigger picture

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

VOTD-May 22

Ephesians 2:19-22

"That's plain enough, isn't it?  You're no longer wandering exiles.  This kingdom of faith is now your home country.  You're no longer strangers or outsiders.  You belong here, with as much right to the name Christian as anyone.  God is building a home.  He's using us all--irrespective of how we got here--in what he is building.  He used the apostles and prophets for the foundation.  Now he's using you, fitting you in brick by brick, stone by stone, with Christ Jesus as the cornerstone that holds all the parts together.  We see it taking shape day after day--a holy temple built by God, all of us built by God, all of us built into it, a temple in which God is quite at home."

i love this about being a christian.  we are a family.  a family that should always have our arms wide open to welcome others.  God uses each of us, in a unique and powerful way.  we all play an integral role in this family.  no one is useless.  no one is insignificant.  no one is worth more than another.  absolutely love this family!

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