I learned something about the Christian journey while playing dodge ball. Being a Christian is like a heated dodge ball game. It requires a great deal of focus and a willingness to play hard. This requires a life that participates in the broken body and shed blood of Christ. Participating in this game demands a life that is aware of Christ’s sacrifice, engages God through Christ’s sacrifice, and is connected to others that value Christ’s sacrifice.
Have you ever called up a friend to come have dinner and never spend time with them again? If so, did that make you instantly friends for life? Did that create a relationship built on trust that allowed you the freedom to share your fears and pains? Similarly, communion is not an act that changes our thoughts, beliefs, or convictions if it is an isolated experience. Communion is a relationship.
How can you learn to discern the Spirit’s voice? 14 May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. 1 Corinthians 13:14 One of the most important things we can do is learn to hear and follow the promptings of … Continue reading Communion – The Communion of the Holy Spirit