Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Simple but Hard

25th October--Thought 4 the Week :
This last weekend we made a trip up north for Jon’s great auntie’s funeral (she was 100) and his dad’s 60th bday. We traveled up with Jon’s brother and had some interesting discussions in the car. One of these discussions was about how the church has made Christianity complex, when really it is extremely simple. So simple that we came to the conclusion that it can be summed up in one word – LOVE! In fact Jesus used the same concept to sum it all up in Luke 10:27 when he tells us to love God & other people. It’s that simple, but also that hard!
The funny thing was that today the front page of the BOP Times caught my eye about a family that had nothing, & now there house has also been burnt down. My first reaction was not that of love, but I felt in my spirit a conviction that if I want to live an authentic life for Christ, I need to be spreading His love around. So I bought the paper to find out how I could help to show love to these people. I would like to give them some money and maybe some things as well. If you would like to be a part of this, and help to share God’s love around, then contact me before the end of the week, and we can make a contribution together. How will people know God cares, unless we care?

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