Lazaroo – Friday, May 24, 2013

May 24, 2013 I Lazaroo.

 

Pray the words of this Lazaroo aloud, in deepening gratitude:

“God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, which is his body…”
(Ephesians 1:23)

There are long-time Christians who talk like this all the time, Jesus:

“We are His body.”

But for someone who’s new to the faith –

even for a seasoned Christian who takes a fresh look at it –

this is a pretty difficult thing to picture.

How, exactly…

am I Your body?

Oh, sure –

if I go out of my way to help some hurting person
I guess then…I’m Your hands and feet.

If I watch to be sure Your mission is being carried out well
I could be acting as Your eyes.

If I tell somebody about You
maybe I’m Your mouth.

But what means the most to me is realizing

You are actually in me
and I in You.

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Matthew 25:34-40; John 14:15-20; John 15:1-8; John 17:20-23; John 17:26; Romans 8:10-14; 1 Corinthians 11:3; 1 Corinthians 12:21-26; Ephesians 4:14-16; Colossians 1:27

What is Lazaroo?

Take Me Deeper

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright© 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.

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