Are you a letter

2 Corinthians 3 I Am a Letter

Paul described the believers in Corinth as a letter. Listen to what he says:

“You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, known and read by everybody. You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the Living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.” (2 Corinthians 3 v 2 – 3).

Everyone could see, both from the way of life that the believers lived and from the affection Paul had for them, that they belonged to Christ. It was obvious. Just as obvious as the message of words written in ink on a piece of paper.

So if the believers in Corinth were a letter to be read by others, then what sort of letter do people read when they observe our life?
What are we telling them in our words and actions?
Do people see Jesus in us? Or do we display a completely different sort of message in the way we live?

We won’t always get everything right, but when we are living for Jesus, we will show a confidence in his power to save and in his forgiveness.

Let’s examine what sort of letter people are reading from us at the moment. Then, having examined ourselves, let us make whatever modifications we need in our words and actions to make our letter a better letter.

– Sair Ching

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