what does sharing our lives together look like? [not just dawn and i]
1 thessalonians 2:8 we loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well, because you had become so dear to us.
in looking at the different translations of this verse, aaron and i found some of the variations of words used. things like…
that there was a passion in the writer [paul] to sharing their lives, their souls, the deepest part of themselves with the people God was sending them to live with.
- this is intimate
- this is vulnerable
- this is life and life to the fullest John 10:10
john 10:10 10 the thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; i have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
and so when we love and serve each other, how do we do that so it’s all of our lives together? so we’re not just serving, we’re not above anyone, but we’re sharing life with each other and the gifts, insights and blessings he’s given to us all.
this is what we may explore next year in student ministries. taking liveCHRIST one step further or deeper!