Sunday, January 23, 2000
"And the church did meet together oft, to fast and to pray, and to speak one with another concerning the welfare of their souls."
This is a great scripture, and I have been thinking about it this morning. the whole social thing has been hard for me, my whole life... and I think that a chance to speak with someone about the welfare of your soul is a pretty precious and amazing thing. I don't think that we do it enough. lots of times we go to church and we sit back and wait to be enlightened and/or inspired by something... but this scripture shows us that we have to be active participants. our *souls* are our most precious resource... talking about how to save them should occupy our hearts and minds... and being able to talk with other people who are trying to gain that same salvation... that's huge. it bonds us together, and maybe we can get some ideas. :) and not to disregard the part about fasting and praying... we need God in this whole deal as well. :) we can always speak to HIM about the welfare of our souls... but maybe we should take the chance more often to check in with our fellow-seekers of salvation. :)