You are God’s House

The Honor of Being God’s House

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.” – 1 Corinthians 6:19,20 As we prepare our hearts and minds to embrace the year that’s ahead of us, I think it’s important to have a framework. In other words, to be able to visualize and understand the role we play in the Kingdom of God, and why it’s so vital and powerful. Though it’s almost too much to fathom, the truth is that we — and all who have received salvation through Jesus Christ — have become His temple. In the Old Testament, the temple building was the center of Jewish existence. It was the hub of activity, but it’s also where the presence of the Lord lived. In

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You are God’s House

“In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.” – Ephesians 2:21,22 Have you ever bought a house? If so, you understand the time, effort, stress, money, and energy that goes into the process. For most people, selecting a home is not something that is taken lightly. In the same way, your body was chosen and bought with a price in order that the Holy Spirit could live in it. In other words, you are God’s house!  You see, when Jesus went to the cross, he died not only to redeem your spirit but also your flesh; this is why the Apostle Paul says that you should honor God with your body. At the point in which you surrendered your life

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