This Is My Body

What if when Jesus said, “This is My body,” he wasn’t referring to the bread, but the people. The disciples were to become the Church, The Body of Christ. Communion isn’t something that can be done alone. It’s in the definition of the word. Communion is done in community. They were being rebuked for not thinking of others, for not putting others first when they came together, saying even that they were being judged by God because of it. The point was loving each other. What if the point of communion is recognizing that we have been reconciled to God, making us One.

God’s Family

Don’t stay home. Go. Don’t avoid. Take part. Be a family together with the body of Christ. Families can be messy things, but they love each other. Love your family and spend time with them. Encourage them in what is right and true with humility and gentleness. If My life and love is to be found, then join the body and minister to it.