Today’s scripture passage is all about identity. Paul uses an interesting metaphor for the Christian life, he talks about it as putting on clothes. He talks about the old life, with all its negativities such as fornication, impurity, greed, idolatry…he says you need to strip that off. Just take it off, strip it off like you would dirty old clothes, full of mud and dirt. Then he talks about clothing yourself with something new, with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, with forgiveness and above all with love.
by Carol Penner www.leadinginworship.com Cast Members:Director 1 [carrying a stop watch]Director 2 [carrying a movie clapper board that they can snap]Tiny Tim [wearing a hat]Joseph
The story of Joseph and his brothers has captured our attention for thousands of years. It’s a story of family violence. A story of a family
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