The scripture for today, June 19 (6/19), is 1st Corinthians 6:19f as found in the New Testament of the Bible:

“Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you whom you have received from God?  You are not your own.  You were bought with a price.  Therefore honor God with your body.”

Our bodies are pretty valuable.  Jesus bought us with something very expensive ~ his blood.

This world’s temples are sometimes small and sometimes large.  Sometimes plain, sometimes fancy.  Sometimes there is complete silence in a temple.  And sometimes it echoes with song.  Sometimes it has many people, sometimes it stands alone.  People can usually figure out that each is a temple whether or not it has a sign.

Can people tell what you are without you having to tell them?  When your family and friends need a place of quiet and rest, can they come to you?  When people need a place of joy, can they come to you?  After you part company with someone, do they feel good about themselves and look forward to the next time they can be with you?

Today, allow your body to be seen as a temple.


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