Saturday, March 21, 2015

Let the Word be Recieved ~ Guest Blogging Day

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And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, 
you accepted it not as a human word, but as it actually is, the word of God, 
which is indeed at work in you who believe.  
1 Thessalonians 2:13 NIV
As I sat in church last Sunday and listened to a message on what a transformed Christ follower looks like, my mind jumped to an image quite foreign to me.  I saw in my mind, as I pondered this particular portion of scripture, a mother reading the Bible to her child who laid in a nursing home bed, immobile, and unresponsive.
Now, I, personally, do not have a child who is unable to converse with me.  I do not have a child who is confined to a bed.  I have a child who talks (a bit too much, on some days) and who responds, and who can communicate with me on a variety of subjects.  So, I really am not a likely candidate to be writing about this topic.
But, the Holy Spirit gave me this image regarding this verse.
Why?
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