This old devotional I wrote ties into our themes of both Spirit in the season after Pentecost and Pride. Hope it blesses you!
1 Corinthians 12:1-11 calls on me to be very careful not to judge other people of faith. No one can say Christ is Lord but the Spirit touch her or his soul, and the variety of gifts, callings, and ways of expressing such a faith are as varied as the colors in the morning sky as the sun rises or falling on an autumn morning from the encircling trees of some mountain forest. The fact someone lives out their faith or understands it differently than me does not mean it is any less authentic.
So often as believers we get too caught up in whose in or out, and judge others who claim to love God and seek to love others. Instead we are better served…
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