Friday, February 19, 2016

A Benediction (Philippians 4:21-22)

Today’s scripture: Philippians 4:21-22

We enjoy so many blessings as children of Jehovah God. He’s our refuge (Psalm 46:1-2). He provides for our needs (see yesterday’s blog). He’s our Shepherd, who walks beside us in the valleys (Psalm 23). God the Son, Jesus Christ, is our Savior. We are redeemed and justified through His death and resurrection.

So many blessings.

There’s another wonderful blessing that I particularly love. We are part of a family. Have you ever been on vacation or traveling for business, and you sit next to a stranger? As you chat, you find out she knows our Lord. Suddenly, you’re no longer strangers. Or you move across town—or across the country—and you find a new church home. Immediately, you’re part of a family.

I love it!

And so today, I leave you, my family, with Paul’s benediction: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.

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