Sunday, 28 January 2018
What is needed in our world is a flow of goodwill and action to areas of need.
"and it was distributed to each as any had need," Acts 4:35 (NRSV)
This applies to money, resources, personal presence, and support.
What is stopping us from doing this?
The answer is: we have closed our hearts to people in need.
Fear causes us to harden our hearts.
"There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear," 1 John 4:18 (NRSV)
Were we able to overcome our fears and open our hearts the world would be a different place.
As water flows around obstacles and barriers so our love must flow to all those in need.
[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission. All rights reserved.]
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