Feb 8 2015
Colossians 3:1-4, 11 Paul considers believers to be in Christ
In the town of Stepanavan in Armenia is a woman known as Palasan’s wife. She has her own name of course, but the town’s people call her by her husband’s name to show her honour. When the devastating 1988 earthquake struck Armenia Palasan was at work. He rushed to the school where his son was a student. The facade was crumbling but he entered and began pushing children to safety. After he had helped 28 children an aftershock hit that collapsed the building on top of him and killed him. So the people of the town remember him and honour his widow by calling her Palasan’s wife.
Sometimes a person’s greatest honour is not who he or she is, but to whom he or she is related. Likewise it is the highest honour to be called a disciple of Christ for he laid down his life for all people everywhere. More