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IBC Women’s Ministry Blog – May 4, 2023

IBC Women’s Ministry Blog – May 4, 2023

Sharing Our Thoughts

By Krystal Campbell

As I was reflecting earlier today about the fact that the end of this semester will be my halfway point through the six semester Amazing Collection Bible Study, I remembered what Pastor Kelly Knouse shared a while back during one of his Sunday sermons at Idlewild. He gave credit to his wife, Tara, for saying that in relationships, “our thoughts don’t mean anything if we don’t share them.”

Some of you I know and some of you I only know by your first name. God in His sovereignty has put us together and regardless of the depth of our relationship, He has put each of you in my heart. If I may, I’d like to share some of my thoughts about you with you. They’re a little long and mushy so consider yourself warned.

I’m grateful for you…
sharing your thoughts and perspectives as God leads you in the topics we’re discussing as this has helped me to grow and to realize that my perspective is very limited by my narrow life experiences.

I’m grateful for you…
asking and answering questions to the class in humility as this has helped me become aware of topics I may not have considered and helped me gain knowledge in areas where I am lacking.

I’m grateful for you…
being vulnerable in opening up and sharing your struggles. It is comforting to be reminded that we’re not alone in facing struggles. Your openness has opened the door for an opportunity to pray for you and have compassion for you. Please let me know if there’s anything I can do for you.

I’m grateful for you…
taking the prayer requests faithfully to our Lord and praising Him for the work He is doing.

Through this class, you have been such a blessing. More importantly, I hope and pray that you have been and will continue to be richly blessed by this Bible study and by the ladies who are part of it. All the Glory be to God!

Thank you for reading. You are loved!

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