The presence of God is our ultimate source of calm. God can be trusted to guide us in the right direction, and keep us safe from evil. Even during difficult times, God is with us, teaching us the important lessons learned from adversity.
“Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be afraid, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will also help you, I will also uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10
Today’s temple of God is the indwelling of the Holy Spirit inside of every believer. Our collective faith is the earthly dwelling place of God. The whole body of believing worshippers, with Jesus Christ as the head, stands together as an awesome force of love and light.
“Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?” 1 Corinthians 3:16
Jesus left us with the understanding that his presence would always be with us. Our mission is to share the Gospel at every opportunity. In addition, we are to work together as a community to nurture one another and magnify the spirit of God throughout the world.
“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to follow all that I commanded you; and behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20
Jesus is the light that guides us. Jesus holds us in his loving arms. Jesus is the peaceful comfort that is always with us. Jesus is the source of our beating heart and the voice calling us home. Everywhere we go, he is with us pointing the way.
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