The Fellowship

“And our fellowship is with the Father and his Son, Jesus Christ.”  1 Jn 1:3

This reality is hardly, if ever, talked about, yet it is one of the most remarkable truths of Scripture.  We are in fellowship with the Father, Creator, the one who is and always will be.  The beginner of all things, author of love and grace and peace.  We also are in fellowship with the Son.  “Everything was created through him and for him.  He existed before anything else, and he holds all creation together.” (Col 1:16)

I would like to also add the Holy Spirit to the mix here, as the Scripture is overwhelmingly clear that the Spirit is, too, part of the fellowship.  After all, it is “this Spirit that testifies with our spirit that we are children of God.” (Rom 8:16)

What does all of this mean, practically?  It means that as we begin this day, we are simply entering into an ongoing conversation that is taking place, an ongoing relationship between the Father, Son and Spirit.  We have been given access, an invitation into this fellowship.  It is who are are…

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