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Study of the Word

Colossians 2: 6-7 (NKJV) 


As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.


One day at school, I had two tests, neither of which I had studied for.  A friend was having a really bad morning, and she also had a test that day.  I felt bad for her, but told myself there was nothing I could do.  I had to study for my tests; I needed to get good grades on them.  Later in the day I realized that dismissing my friend had been wrong.  Good grades are important, but so is being a good friend - especially when someone is having a rough day.


Often the busyness of everyday life makes it a challenge to live up to our Christians values, and we forget to walk in the steps of Jesus.  Life is not just about school work, material possessions, or all the activities that bring us pleasure.  Life is also about doing good for others and shining the light of Christ into the lives of people around us.  


By walking in Jesus' footsteps we can help our world to become kinder and more compassionate.  Not matter how busy our lives may be, as Christians our true mission is to notice those in dark places and to shine God's light of love on them. 


- The Upper Room, Wednesday Jan 16, 2019 devotional 


Continuing the work of Jesus Christ

Peacefully, Simply, Together