Today’s devotion is based on Ezekiel 36:28, “You shall be my people, and I will be your God.”
The Christian life is full of mysteries and concepts that we hold in tension. The devotion yesterday reminded me of how precious we are individually to God. Today, the reading from Ezekiel reminds us that God equally views us as a collective body. We are all his people. And he is God to all of us.
As members of God’s family, we seek to have a heart like our Heavenly Father. We are to help our brothers and sisters in the community to be God’s people. Helping them helps us love, bless, serve, praise, and worship God. Thank God that he called us to be in community and chose us all. We are better together than we are apart.
Please pray with me: Lord, thank you for calling us out of the darkness as a community. Please help us to be your people as a community. Help us to love you and serve our sisters and brothers. Amen.