Construction projects take a lot of planning. No one decides to build a house because they have seen a house and have some boards lying about. Meeting the physical needs of babies allows thier bodies to be built. Constructing a life is more than growing a body. This blog is for those who are passionate about building lives in Christ.
Serving others is a great way to build the body--and our faith. Serving is simply a scaffolding on which to watch the Lord at work.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Treasures and Trades
One of the writings for the week that you can read in full on The Bottom Line if you like. Here's the intro:
In the 1970s there was a popular game show called “Let’s Make a Deal.” After multiple small trades, the show concluded with an opportunity for two participants to trade their winnings for a mystery deal behind Door 1, Door 2 or Door 3. It was a fun game with trust on the part of traders and integrity on the part of the organizers. Traders often gave up personal items such as shoes or purses only to receive them back at the end—often with hidden treasures inside. When traders won ‘zonk’ prizes such as a live lama or a person dressed in an animal costume, an option to take cash instead came with them. Everyone left a winner.
We have that same potential in life: assured winnings! Every day offers us ‘trades,’ and none are small...