If you watch sports, you know that the two intermissions of a hockey game, or the halftime of a football game, are the times when some of the greatest strategic decisions are made. These are the moments to rethink the strategy and to reposition players.
Perhaps you come into the service today pondering your life: school, profession, business, family, relationships, or spirituality. This worship service can serve as that intermission moment when you reflect on what is happening and make some strategic decisions that will influence not only your life, but also the lives of those around you.
As you read the Scripture passage, ask yourself the question: “How does today’s text inform and guide the decisions I need to make today?”