By: Steve Negley
Posted: July 20, 2021
Category: Daily Devotional
I Corinthians 1:4-10
4 I give thanks to my[b] God always for you because of the grace of God that has been given you in Christ Jesus, 5 for in every way you have been enriched in him, in speech and knowledge of every kind— 6 just as the testimony of[c] Christ has been strengthened among you— 7 so that you are not lacking in any spiritual gift as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ. 8 He will also strengthen you to the end, so that you may be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 God is faithful; by him you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
10 Now I appeal to you, brothers and sisters,[d] by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in agreement and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same purpose …
Wonderful God, as people are witnessing around the nation this month in a photo that appears in the PCUSA planning calendar of our pre-game prayer at our annual Geezers vs. Upstarts Souper Bowl of Caring game here in Winter Haven, there is an incredible joy as Christians pray and play together. We thank you for the Spirit of Christ that binds youth and adults in faith together at First Pres. In your grace, help us to remain as one, and let us share the joy of being Christ’s church with all whom we encounter. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.