Become a Letter from Christ…Saint Paul 2 Cor 3:1-3



Become a Letter from Christ

When we think about what it means to live an Orthodox Way of Life we need to be careful not to simply commend ourselves for our good intentions. Saint Paul suggests that we think of ourselves as being a “letter from Christ .” He is not suggesting some superficial outward appearance or practice, but something that is part of the most central aspect of our being. Paul advises that this letter is “written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God.” 

What does this mean written with “the Spirit of the living God”? This is not a mental attitude but something that results from an openness that unconditionally embraces a loving God. It’s based on a surrender to God’s Will.It’s based on our humility and full acceptance that our will is not what is most important. 

So how do we…

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