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The "Tiny" Kidney and the Body of Christ
Dr. McCall walked into the hospital room just a few days ago. She is my sister's kidney doctor (Nephrologist) and she was talking to Nancy about Nancy's current kidney function.

Nancy has had several health issues, and we knew that over the years one of her kidneys had been weakening. Now Dr. McCall was telling her that the kidney was actually very "tiny" from lack of use over the years and is now basically "dead." The kidney is no longer useful at all.

It didn't happen overnight. As a matter of fact it has taken 20 years for the kidney to atrophy and become completely useless. You see, the less it was used over time, the more useless it became!

My mind immediately turned to the Body of Christ. I believe the Scriptures clearly teach that the Body of Christ can atrophy as well. The Scriptures teach that we NEED each other to thrive!

"And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another as you see the Day drawing near." (Hebrews 10:24-25)

The Bible tells us that the early church "devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers." (Acts 2:42)

Our Body needs to be together with all of its "parts" at every opportunity!

"For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another." (Romans 12:4-5)

Both Ephesians 5:19 and Colossians 3:16 command us to sing together.

Ephesians 4:16 specifically talks about how the "whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, and each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love." The Lord did not intend for our spiritual Body to become "tiny" from lack of use and interaction!

I don't know about you, but I am happiest and strongest when every member of my body is properly functioning and working together as a whole!

The Body of Christ is the same way. It is most effective in this world in glorifying God and worshipping Him when we work and worship together as His Body.

Sisters, let's make sure that we will not let this recent pandemic cause the Body of Christ to atrophy! Every one of us is a part of that Body and every
part is needed!

We need singers to be singing, teachers to be teaching, givers to be giving, preachers to be preaching, encouragers to be encouraging and all of us to be worshipping together!

You only need to read I Corinthians 12 to understand that the Life of the Body in this world depends on the vibrant, useful lives of every one of us working together!

What more can you personally do to strengthen the Body right now and in the future? You see, in the end, that is what will matter for eternity for every one of us! Let's get busy! There is no retirement until we hear these sweet words:

"Well done, good and faithful servant!"

For His Glory,
Sheila
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It was a joy being with our Sisters in Fordland, Missouri,
on October 10th!

We studied "If the Shoe Fits."
Many of the young ladies led singing and we lifted our voices together and rejoiced in our Lord
and our Sisterhood!

Reminder: There are some wonderful audio lessons from our sisters in Christ in the Facebook Group link below. Please keep this as a reference and take a listen whenever you can!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/538171376588840/
"Sisters, Servants, Soldiers" wants to encourage our sisters in Christ who are entrepreneurs and I would like to introduce Wilson Farm Soap! They have great gifts boxes and personal items
with natural ingredients.

With the Holidays approaching and Birthdays and Anniversaries, I know a gift from there
would be a treat for anyone!

Here is the link . . .

https://www.facebook.com/wilsonfarmsoap
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The Dates for NEXT YEAR'S WORKSHOP are
July 18-22, 2021.

Mark you calendars and think of a young lady to send who would like to study the Bible in depth for a week. We are building strong sisters for the work of The King!

We will take 20 young ladies ages 14-20.
We have speaking dates available for 2021! Please contact us and we will be happy to help you find a wonderful Speaker
for your Ladies' Day, Lectureship or Retreat!


UPCOMING "Sisters, Servants, Soldiers"
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

October 17, Tuscumbia, AL
November 7th, Grand Rapids, MI

Sheila Butt
sbutt@charter.net
FB: Sheila K. Butt

Please visit our Website at: www.sistersservantssoldiers.com

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Join Our "Sisters, Servants, Soldiers"
Facebook Group!

We have recently set up a Facebook Group for us use together to discuss
things that sisters in Christ want and need to discuss.

We are here to help and encourage one another!

I hope you will click the link below and join our
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