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Spiritual life: Pastor Bryon Jones, Eden Christian Centre, Ilford

PUBLISHED: 15:48 15 July 2017

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We are all created in God’s image, make the most of your time

Last weekend Eden Christian Centre held an International Day, which was a great opportunity for people from many lands and different cultures to get together to outwardly show and affirm the love of Christ through unity.

We read in the Bible, Galatians Chapter 3 and verse 28, that there is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Simply meaning that we are all important and equal in the eyes of God, whether black or white, yellow green or purple, we are instructed through God’s Word to love each other.

There are terrible atrocities taking place across the world; terrorism is rife; getting murdered on the street for minor causes is endemic; people like those in the Grenfell Tower went to bed that fateful evening with their plans believing that they would see tomorrow; there are wars, poverty, discontentment, failing financial systems, unstable economies; there are disasters and calamities the world over; and what are the causes of such events, poverty, racism, discrimination, the rich and poor divide.

We are all created in God’s image; neither colour nor circumstance changes the fact that each one of us has the same blood and organs, we are all just dust and to the dust we will return. Make the most of the time you have now; look beyond the exterior of another person and challenge yourself, let your every day be an International Day.


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