God, The Individual

God, The Individual

Romans 14:5-8

One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. The one who observes the day, observes it in honor of the Lord. The one who eats, eats in honor of the Lord, since he gives thanks to God, while the one who abstains, abstains in honor of the Lord and gives thanks to God. For none of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself. For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.

Paul addresses the fact that we all belong to the Lord.  We all come from and go to God.  But even though we all come from the same God, we are each unique individuals.  We have our own minds, we live our own lives as we choose to live it. Continue reading