Friday, August 16, 2019

"If As One People..." - Devotion on Genesis 11

Scripture: Genesis 11:6
The Lord said, “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them.

Do you see the confidence that our God has in us? He says that nothing will be impossible for us! He knows that He created us to be very capable people. There’s no room to say we can’t do something.

The catch is that we need to be speaking the same language. With language studies and translators, we don’t have many problems understanding what different people groups are saying anymore. But that doesn’t mean we’re really hearing each other. We can understand the words without sharing the same perspective. That’s the challenge for us today. And it’s a challenge within the Church.

Denominational differences and local church disagreements are caused by hearing each other without understanding each other. We fail to talk with one another and, instead, talk past one another. We use the same terms but define them differently.

Take a few seconds to think about how you can help the worldwide Church, and your local group of Christians, speak the same language. Then, dream about we can accomplish when that becomes a reality.

- - -

Find your next reading on my Devotions page!

No comments:

Post a Comment