How Big and How Small God Is

How Big and How Small God Is

On Wednesday nights in Rockville we have been studying 2 Corinthians. I always appreciate the comments and questions from brothers and sisters in the class stimulating our thinking together. During one discussion session, a thought hit me while I was teaching of a connection between 2 concepts in 2 Corinthians 5. This passage says that our ministry of reconciliation (5:18) - our mission to the world - is motivated/compelled by “the fear of the Lord" (5:11) and “the love of Christ" (5:14). The fresh insight (and I say “fresh" from my perspective…I’m sure many other students of the Bible have grasped this thought long before me) was in how these 2 motivating concepts feed on one another.

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