Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Easter 5a - 1 Peter 2:2-10

Longing for spiritual milk is a good thing if those well fed on faith do not withhold mercy from those who are less than conscientious about their spiritual diet. If mercy made us God’s people then the spiritual sacrifice acceptable to God is not a piety that isolates but a radical inclusion in the same way that Jesus ate and drank with undesirables. That being said Jesus ate and drank with purpose that those who are starving for lack of real relationship with the God calling them out of darkness might be bathed in marvelous light. The spiritual house is only as sturdy as its weakest stone, therefore “encourage one another and build each other up. (1 Thessalonians 5:11)


  1. Amen. Phil you do a great job of modeling this for us.

  2. I agree Georgeann!!! I love getting to read his blog in my email at work every day! What a wonderful way to lift us up daily! And he does so much more!