1 Samuel 20:23 And as touching the matter which thou and I have spoken of, behold, the Lord be between thee and me for ever.
I write almost all these devotionals from a place of experience. We feel things a little clearer if they relate to this reality we call life. Being one who is human, my condition is common to many. If my words touch you in any way, may it be the Lord speaking to you in those moments. If any comfort, any help, and healing be found in my words, praise God.
The bond of peace is the Lord. The bond of love is the Lord. Mercy and grace extended from one soul to another is only possible because God is between us. The Spirit which speaks to me is the same Spirit you hear. It is not me, it is the Lord.
We do not all suffer the same afflictions but we have the same Healer. We do not all suffer the same torments but we have the same Comforter. My sins are not your sins, but both share the same redeemer.
1 Corinthians 6:17 But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.
Ephesians 4:4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;
While we are all different, we are all the same.
Romans 8:16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: