BE WARM AND FILLED!
What does it mean that God has placed Christ’s church in our hands? One of the most stirring indictments on the church ever penned was made by Charles Schultz many years ago. Snoopy is shivering out in a snowstorm beside an empty food dish. He was looking longingly, expectantly, toward the house. Lucy came out and said, "Go in peace, be warmed and filled!" And then she turned and went back into the house and slammed the door. In the last frame you saw a confused Snoopy looking toward the house, shivering and hungry and utterly baffled.
To make known the love of Christ takes more than words -- it takes action.
(From a sermon by Danny Presswood, "Abounding Love" 1/26/2009)
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