Philemon 1:25

( [email protected] ) Jan 26, 2004 03:27 PM EST

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.

(Philemon 1:25, New International Version)

Have you noticed how words of blessing are in such short supply? There is something about our fallen state that makes sarcasm and ridicule easier to use than blessing. But, in God's family, words are always to be used for the benefit and blessing of others. What simpler or kinder words do we need to use to bless others than these words Paul sent to Philemon? Let's find a way to say them... and say them again... and again...