The power of a godly touch!
Have you known it?
The doctor who treated you, the teacher who dried your tears? Was there a hand holding yours at a funeral? A handshake of welcome at a new job? A pastoral prayer for healing? Can’t we offer the same?
Many already do! You use your hands to pray over the sick. If you aren’t touching them personally, your hands are sending notes, making calls, baking pies. You’ve learned the power of touch. But others of us tend to forget. Our hearts are good; it’s just that our memories are bad. We fear saying the wrong thing, acting the wrong way. So rather than do it incorrectly, we no nothing at all.
Aren’t we glad Jesus didn’t make the same mistake? Jesus touched the untouchables of the world.
Will you do the same?
By Max Lucado
Used by permission
From: Just Like Jesus
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