Minding the Intersections

Sunday at CrossWay was the third week of the series Life On Loan.  This message was called “Minding the Intersections.”

Whenever we’re driving somewhere, especially on a long road trip, intersections are very important.  The final destination is important, of course, but so are the intersections along the way.  It is at the intersections that the right things can happen (catching a green light, making the right turn, etc.) or the wrong things can happen (collisions, missing a turn, etc.).

Life as a traveller with God is the same way: the destination is important, but so are the intersections along the way.  Spiritually speaking, intersections are those points where our story crosses with someone else’s story.  At these intersections, God can use us to influence someone else’s story and even change their destination.

It’s easy to miss these intersections, to just barrel right through them as we focus on reaching our destination.  But to experience the journey God has planned for us, we have to mind the intersections. 

We can do this in two major ways: pay attention to God and pay attention to the people around us.  To help us understand how to do this, we spent some time reflecting on Colossians 3:15-17 and 1 Peter 4:7-11.

I know I’ve gotten behind with the podcast, but I should be caught up by the end of the week.  In the meantime… mind those intersections!

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Published in: on January 27, 2009 at 6:19 pm  Leave a Comment  

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