greet one another with a holy kiss.  all the saints greet you.  the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. [2 cor 13:12-14]
paul ends this letter with a blessing from our triune God.
- may the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ … be with you all.
- may the love of God … be with you all.
- may the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
grace, love, fellowship. God the Son, God the Father, God the Spirit. this is your life as a son, daughter of the Lord Most High. this is who you are, what you have, and your purpose.
you are his. we are with God in intimate fellowship through His Spirit.
you have a never ending abundance of grace through Jesus Christ.
you are perfectly and completely loved by the Father so you can now give his love to others.
today, help me believe and embrace o Lord that you are with me and we are with you in deep intimate friendship! help me believe and embrace that your grace to me is never ending and that your love is complete. from this relationship with you, from this reality with you – may i move toward others in your love today! here am i – send me!
~ john ryan