Contributed by Jon Lipka on Sep 2, 2012
The purpose of the family of God is not to meet my personal needs, it's to meet our corporate needs. Thus, through the unity of the Church, my needs are part of the who body, but cannot override and work against any other member.
“If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any fellowship with the Holy Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion…” Dearly beloved of the Lord, hear St. Paul’s entreaty:
“If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ,