The Fragrance of Christ...June 8

God has really been ministering to and challenging me over the last couple of days. This morning in my Bible study time, I was reminded of the verses (which I love!) found in 2 Corinthians chapter two, verses 14-15: "But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of Him everywhere. For we are the aroma of Christ..." I am working through the Beth Moore Bible study, "A Woman's Heart, God's Dwelling Place." I love Beth and the insights she offers. She stated in today's lesson that since we are the aroma of Christ, when we leave a room, the fragrance of Him should still linger. We are like the "tester perfume" for others to decide if they, too, want to have the frangrance of Christ. Are we like a cheap perfume that nauseates people and causes them to be thankful when we leave their presence, or are we more like a delicate, expensive perfume that causes others to want to bask in the beautiful smell and purchase that same perfume for themselves? Such a great thought to ponder. May we truly be the fragrance and aroma of Christ, spreading the knowledge of Him everywhere we go.

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