Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Word Filled Wednesday–Let’s Strive Together

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Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else.
I Thessalonians 5:15

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Our family is winding down little league soccer season this week.  I think soccer is my favorite sport!  I love the action of the game, the fast running, the concentration and competition to get the ball. But I really love to watch a group of kids on the same team play together with unity and purpose.  They are striving to get the ball and get a goal.  Take a  look at this picture as they run together in almost perfect unison toward the ball.  What a picture of unity, purpose and determination!
God’s Word encourages us as Christians to not get caught up in who wronged who or worry about paybacks.  But, we are to strive – use some action and effort to do what is good to one another and to everyone else. 
So, may we be challenged to make it a purpose this week to look for and go do some good for each other.  Let’s get moving!!

6 comments:

  1. Just reading about "loving your neighbor as yourself". We need to put that into practice, don't we?

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  2. PERFECT picture for that verse! And I love how you put the verses into pictures!! Would love to learn that talent:)

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  3. LOVE this!!! I love when we can use these "real life" images as application! This is fantastic!

    peace!
    lori

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  4. This is wonderful encouragement, thank you for sharing! Happy WFW!

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  5. Love the picture for the verse! How often we choose to bicker, complain, and get caught up in choosing not to strive together. Praying that I can strive towards that heavenly goal..

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