“Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” ………”‘
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’“
Every local church can become a foretaste of heaven;
where men and women from all kinds of ethnic and generational backgrounds
share lives together in intercultural reconciled fellowship and work together in unity.
He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing. And you are to love those who are foreigners, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt.
Churches will become more aware for God’s command to love strangers,
and they will get a clearer vision for the Great Commission, in particular the command to love the strangers.
May Christians develop relationships with refugees with whom they connect and support through prayer and relationship.