Do you ever think, I would sure like to know all the people that we worship with, but just never get to the other side of the building to meet them? Sometimes we may get comfortable with just the people we have known for a long time, and never make the attempt to meet others. We are so blessed with people from different walks of life that it might just be to our detriment that we fail to meet them. The larger we get, the more difficult it will be to know everyone, but we all need to start somewhere, and today just might be that time. In Acts 2:44 “And all those who believed were together and had all things in common.” And then 46 “Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart.” We know that we all don’t live close together like the first century Christians did, but that does not mean we should not know each other and be close to each other. It does take work, but it can be done with some effort.
One of our dear sisters ask me to write about this because she would like to know more about the people she worships with. We all can make an effort to get to know each other better, but we need to take the first step by talking to someone that we have not talked to before. It is a great thing to do and we can find much joy in getting to know someone.
We sing the song “A Common Love” which goes like this “A common love for each other, a common gift to the Savior, a common bond holding us to the Lord; A common strength when we’re weary, a common hope for tomorrow, a common joy in the truth of God’s word.” We need a common love for each other if we love the Lord. We all do a pretty good job at getting to know each other, but that does not mean we can’t do even more in this area of our lives.