As Paul begins his first letter to the local church of Corinth, he reminds them of their identity and connection with the larger body of Christ:
To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours…(1 Cor. 1:2)
In this context, what a special time we had this last Lord’s Day evening, as we gathered with a few other local churches to share in the Lord’s Supper together. It was a joy to be tangibly reminded of the fellowship we share with saints in other places, in and through the work of the Lord Jesus. As we sang, prayed, heard God’s word read and preached, partook of the meal together, and talked with one another, Christ seemed to be uniquely ministering among us – encouraging, instructing, convicting, comforting, and strengthening our faith in Him and the living hope He’s called us to. Like many others, my heart was filled with thankfulness!
Lord willing, we’ll have other such opportunities in the future. And by the way, you can find Pastor Nick Haight’s excellent sermon from Ecclesiastes on our RCG Website.
Because He lives,