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Thursday, 18 February 2021

Proverbs 11:30

Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and whoever captures souls is wise.

As we grow in the kingdom, as we show the righteousness of Jesus in our lives, so we become a tree of life, a resource where others can find life. The word 'captures' here is too strong; 'gathers' would be better. As folk come to the tree of life, we gather them around us, growing and developing a community that is about more than just the transient and ephemeral encounters of social media, but lasting, meaningful, covenant relationships that build the kingdom of God and endure.

Posted By Jonathan, 6:02am Comment Comments: 0