Welcome to Five Minute Friday!

If you’re new to the link-up, learn more here.

This week’s prompt is: OTHER

 

 

GO.

I sometimes hear the term “other” in relation to people or groups of people — usually in reference to the marginalized and oppressed.

And while these groups certainly face unique hardships and experiences that others don’t have to endure, in some sense we are all the “other.”

We were all once alienated from Christ, apart from God, dead in our sins. None of us deserved grace.

We were once all outsiders.

So now that we have been brought near through the blood of Christ, what an amazing opportunity we have to invite others in, too. To invite others to come to the table, to become part of the family of God, to experience the wonders of grace.

Instead of thinking of people in categories, let’s remember that there are really only two ways to live — with Jesus or without Him.

For those who are in Him, let’s do everything we can to extend that invitation far and wide. Throw open the gates.

There’s room at the table, and the invitation has already been extended by Christ Himself.

He says, “Come.”

STOP.

Related post: Invite Others into Your Writing Life

Thank you for being here! Join the link-up by adding your own post below, then read your neighbor’s post and leave an encouraging comment!

 Loading InLinkz ...

Lacking the motivation you crave?

Use this Christian Writer's Manifesto to remind yourself why you write.

By entering your contact information, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Disclosure.

We won't send you spam. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This