The Devotion: Ephesians 2:19
Published on August 30, 2021
Good Morning Family,
Every year at my old church in Texas we would have family picnic day! In fact, we just had one here local. It would be a time of good eating, laughing, and games with the brothers and sisters of the church. It actually depicted a “family reunion “.
All kinds of the booming music
Line dancing, dominos, and tables of good Food !
You knew who made the “for real Mac and cheese! Family stories, laughter, double dutch and sports competition could get pretty intense and the DJ would feel the vibe of the moment and change the so to…
“ We are family!”
Everyone would “put a pause” on what they were doing grab onto somebody and would be shouting out the lyrics “I got all my sisters (or brothers) with me!”
Brothers and sisters, we are living in one of the most intense seasons of my lifetime! Jesus said in the world you will have tribulation, earthquakes, and plagues. The Apostle Paul said: “ in the last days difficult times will come!” We need to remember that when things are intense in our personal worlds’ that we shouldn’t lash out against one another! But…may need to listen to the DJ’s song We are family…better yet
Hezekiah Walker’s: I Need You To Survive! And Put A “Pause on It” grab a brother or sister and… Pray for one another encourage one another and buildup on another!
“Put a pause on it” grab a hold of a family member and pray today!
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, – Ephesians 2:19 ESV
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Dr. René Rochester is the CEO and founder of Phat Star® Learning, formed over 10 years ago to serve urban youth, youth workers and impoverished communities. In our formative years we spent much of our time training inner-city urban youth workers. As the designer of the Kids Across America Kaleo Program, Dr. Rene had the opportunity to serve thousands of youth workers from around the country for over 10 years. During recent years, she has been very concerned with the state of education in our country especially among African American youth.