The wild flower was growing beside the road.
A blending of red, yellow and green shades harmonized perfectly to make it a beautifully appealing plant.
Each color and individual part was important to the whole.
As believers, we each have a special purpose.
I Corinthians 12:27 says,
"All of you together are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it."
Earlier in that same chapter we find:
The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body. So it is with the body of Christ. Some of us are Jews, some are Gentiles, some are slaves, and some are free. But we have all been baptized into one body by one Spirit, and we all share the same Spirit.
Yes, the body has many different parts, not just one part. If the foot says, “I am not a part of the body because I am not a hand,” that does not make it any less a part of the body. And if the ear says, “I am not part of the body because I am not an eye,” would that make it any less a part of the body? If the whole body were an eye, how would you hear? Or if your whole body were an ear, how would you smell anything?
—I Corinthians 12:12-17
God wants to use each of us.
We may be a yellow or red bloom, a green leaf or the stalk of a plant.
We are all the family of God.
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