HOPE

Stacy J. Edwards

Pondering Philippians (Day 5): Chapter 2, Verses 12-18

When the wounds go deep and the pain pours out, hurting people need a place to go. We offer what we can: a gentle smile, a note of encouragement, a listening ear over a cup of coffee. Broken people can only do so much for other broken people.

How can we, as imperfect people, offer any hope of healing? What can we do for our brothers and sisters walking heavy hearted down a broken road?

When we see someone drowning – we can hold out the life line.

 Do everything without grumbling and arguing, so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God who are faultless in a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world. Hold firmly to the message of life. Then I can boast in the day of Christ that I didn’t run or labor for nothing. – Philippians 2:14-15

Hold firmly…

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