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Monday, July 22, 2013
Looking Past Color to Operate in God's 'Agape' Love
When I got to work one morning, I looked down to realize I was wearing one black shoe and one blue shoe. No, I'm not kidding. I really was. I'm adding this to my list of reasons not to buy the same pair of shoes in more than one color!

Blonde jokes aside (I'm sure I'll have to endure them perpetually as a result of this faux pas), I notice something interesting as I look at my "pigment-challenged" footwear choice. Other than their color, they are exactly the same.

Both shoes serve the same purpose. Both have the same quality of workmanship. The only thing that makes them different is their color.

Glancing down at my shoes, I imagine a correlation between what I see when I look at them and what God sees when He looks down on His children. His appreciation of and love for us transcends race, gender, social status and age. And regardless of our outward appearance, He equips each of us to fulfill the purposes He designed for us before the foundation of the world. In His eyes, we are unique-yet the same.

The challenge lies in how we see each other.

Evangelist Dave Roever travels around the world, speaking about his experiences during and after his service in the Vietnam War. One statement I heard him share when he was giving an account of lying in a military hospital with life-threatening injuries has always stayed with me. He said, "I noticed a black soldier lying in the next bed. I didn't think I had anything in common with him. read more
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DAILY DEVOTIONALS
You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.
And it came to pass in an evening tide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself;
You do not have, because you do not ask God. When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives...
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