“There is a reason He calls us His Body and not His Estate. A body is connected with sinew and vein-an estate is divided with fences and lines.”
– Tib Pearson
“Who will keep His new commandment and who will be the answer to Christ’s prayers? Who will love as He lived?” Ann Voskamp has put it better than I ever could in her aptly titled post: The 1 Command That Could Resurrect The Church.
After reading it I had just one thing to say:
Forgive us for what we’ve made Your body.
And remind us what it means
To love like You do.
“Love is patient,
Love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
It does not dishonour others,
It is not self-seeking,
It is not easily angered
It keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails.”
-1 Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)