The Rev. Joseph WinstonMarch 6, 2011
Grace and peace are gifts for you from God, the Father of our Lord JesusChrist.
it in the music: the pain and agony of living here in this world.You do not sing with passion about the rock that will not move if you havenot already felt the world wash away from under your feet. You do not cry outwith tears in your eyes for a living savior if you have not ﬁrst experienced thedevastation of dashed dreams. You do not want love to heal your heart if you havenot already have had it broken into a million different pieces.The music is telling you something you already know. You are broken.You can
it in all of the ﬁghts, the arguments, and the disagreements thatwe have in the Church. If it is not one thing that divides us into different camps, itis another.Grab a newspaper or turn on a television and watch nothing but the discussions
Romans 1:7, 1 Corinthians 1:3, 2 Corinthians 1:2, Galatians 1:3, Ephesians 1:2, Philippians1:2, 2 Thessalonians 1:2, Philemon 1:3.