Grace Moments Devotions - September 18, 2017

September 18

Time for you to find joy in serving

Everybody needs to feel safe. Everybody needs to feel needed. A happy and healthy congregation will provide both of those things. But it can also meet another significant need of yours—to help you feel significant by giving you a venue for serving other people.

The Bible uses the metaphor of the human body to help you get this critically important point. Believers all together form the “body of Christ.” Each of the parts is unique; each is important; each needs the other parts to flourish and grow. Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others” (Romans 12:4,5).

Does that statement scare you? Are you afraid of commitment and “belonging” to other people? Relax. It’s how your Creator designed you. When you call a sick friend, send a card, congratulate an achiever, encourage a drooper, pursue a stray, or teach a child, you will feel a satisfaction in your heart that not even the devil can steal.

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