Holding it all together

Posted on April 28th, by admin in thinking. Comments Off on Holding it all together

We live in a disposable world. If it breaks we throw it away, and that’s not just the ‘stuff’ we acquire, it is friendships, marriages and families.

Whilst reading this morning I came across this passage in Colossians 1:17 – in Christ, all things are held together. I have read it many times but only today did a new light shine from this amazing truth. It came whilst reading Jesus + Nothing = everything, Tullian Tchividjian makes the point that only in Christ can fragmentation be restored. I have read this many times and believe it, but this was a fresh revelation. Like the first light of dawn, it was pleasing to the soul. It was the active nature of the text that struck me. I am aware of the many divisions in relationships, marriages, churches and the many denominations in the world (some born well, others out of rebellion), but as I read this text I had hope again that there could be unity, there could be a ‘togetherness’ that we have not known. I am aware of the prayer in John 17 where Jesus prays that we would be one as he is one with the … Read More »