Friday, June 19, 2020

Singh: Christ breathing through the Church

Friday, June 19, 2020
    Commemoration of Sundar Singh of India, Sadhu, Evangelist, Teacher, 1929
    ... Since you are eager to have spiritual gifts, try to excel in gifts that build up the church.
    —1 Corinthians 14:12 (NIV)
    The Church is called ‘the body of Christ’ because the relation between Christ and Christians is not that between a master and his servants. It is more than that. Christians are Christ’s own parts. They are not only friends of Christ, they are Christ Himself. He breathes through them.
    ... Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889-1929), The Message of Sadhu Sundar Singh, B. H. Streeter & A. J. Appasamy, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1922, p. 54 (see the book)
    See also 1 Cor. 14:12; Rom. 15:2; 1 Cor. 12:13,24-28; 2 Cor. 12:19; Gal. 3:28; Eph. 4:11-13; 1 Thess. 5:11
Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, Your church is listening to Your word.
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