Erosion in the church



erosion in the church

There are two kinds of erosion: breaking and smoothing. The first happens when water flows into cracks and then freezes. It makes jagged edges and rough surfaces. The second when water or wind slowly wears down and rounds.

When people disappoint you in church, it’s wearing. It can erode your spirit. But what is left is up to you. Does it become beautiful, as if molded by God, or does it show the painful barb of breakage?

Let us, as Joseph, see the hand of God ultimately in the pain other “Christians” inflict.

11 responses to “Erosion in the church

  1. Beautiful! Thank you for those words.

  2. Profound words and picture! thank you!

  3. Sadly, Christians do inflict damage on one another. Shame on us.

  4. Amen. I choose the Joseph option.

  5. Great perspective…I need to reflect on this.

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