So, what makes man so different? Different from the rest of the animals. Human beings can be cruel and evil, engaging in unspeakable acts of violence and mayhem. It seems we want to argue and fight, many times over unimportant things that are soon forgotten. As followers of Jesus Christ, we need to remember who we are and continue to share our testimony with others. From billygraham.org is a message of understanding and hope.
I am a soul—and I have a body! The body is the house in which the soul lives. When Oliver Wendell Holmes was in his 80th year, a friend hailed him and asked, “How are you?” “I’m fine,” said Holmes, “the house I live in is tottering and crumbling, but Oliver Wendell Holmes is fine, thank you.” In this materialistic age we often forget that the real, the abiding part of us is invisible. Much time, money, and effort are expended to perpetuate the physical part of us, and too many are unconcerned about their spiritual health and nurture. Hence doctors’ offices are overcrowded, and many ministers’ counseling rooms are empty.
When God created man, He made him distinctive, different from the other animals. “He breathed into him the breath of life and man became a living soul.” He clothed him with intelligence, conscience, and a will. He made him like Himself—a companion, a friend of God. At the resurrection, this mortal shall put on immortality, and we shall be like Him, and be with Him forever.
Who can you share with today? Always remember what God has done for you and the need for others to know.
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Matthew 28:19, 20