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Fragrance of Christ

Dear Friends,

Did you ever notice how a particular fragrance can be imprinted in your memory? I could have been blind folded and led into my mother’s apartment, and I would have instantly known where I was. And, of course, I remember the fragrance of Bev’s perfume when I first met my wife 42 years ago. Not long ago, I spent two hours in Starbucks meeting with a friend, and when I returned home, I smelled just like Starbucks!

Paul wrote, “For we are the fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing; to one an aroma from death to death, to the other an aroma of life to life” (2 Corinthians 2:15-16).

Think about the last part of that passage: “An aroma of life to life.” Jesus told us, “I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly” (John 10:10).

Unlike those who not know Christ as their Savior, followers of Christ have a choice. We can live our lives submitted to the Lord allowing Christ to live His aroma of life through Continue reading Fragrance of Christ