Glory to God for coming near to his creature — he who sits enthroned above all powers and authorities, but loves and aids his fallen mankind, who still pursues a fellowship most unlikely, Creator with his creation, Spirit with flesh and blood, the Almighty with the helpless and powerless, the Exalted with the meek and lowly!

I read a prayer yesterday that asked, “Teach me to recognise your presence in others.” While there might be a danger lurking behind this request, thinking that God is in everyone regardless of their disobedience, it is a wonderful request when turned toward the body of Christ. Continue reading