Smell like Christ?

At church today, our pastor spoke on 2 Corinthians 2:14-17. Paul is speaking of suffering and its place in the Christian life. He speaks of us being marched in a procession like prisoners.


prisoners is not a “user friendly” term. I don’t wanna be a prisoner, you don’t, no one does.

but us being prisoners symbolizes the suffering that following Christ will inevitably bring. And Paul says that this suffering is like a “fragrant offering.”

and what is the point of “fragrant offerings?”

Paul says that our suffering in following Christ is an aroma that reminds God of His Son, Christ.

How amazing….

I remind God of Christ.

God, thanks for that honor and may You allow me to do it more and better.


One response to this post.

  1. Kinda makes you feel guilty for not suffering enough.


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