What are you thankful for? Take a moment to read what others are thankful for and then add your thankful5 below!
Peter says that Jesus is the living stone who was rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to Him. Peter then likens us to living stones that God is building into a spiritual housed to be a holy priesthood. Like Jesus, we are also chosen by God and precious to Him.
Our words should bring life to people. Our words should encourage, inspire, calm, and sometimes challenge the people we are talking to. We are to speak the truth in love, always tempering our words with kindness and compassion, with grace and mercy.
1 Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, bore him no children. She had a servant, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. 2 Sarai said to Abram, “See now, the LORD has restrained me from bearing. Please go in to my servant. It may be that I will obtain children by her.” Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.