Volunteers from several area churches enjoyed delivering hot meals to the elderly in their
community. Meals on Wheels began at one church, but soon encompassed people from
other churches. Meals are delivered each weekday all year long. Those receiving the
meals looked forward to their daily visits and a good meal.
The first year that Christmas Day fell on a weekday presented a problem. Those who
cooked or delivered the meals did not want work on Christmas Day. Some would be
cooking for their own family, with children coming from out of town, while others would
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The bride-to-be was obviously nervous. It was only the rehearsal, but already the pastor could see that tomorrow’s wedding might be in for problems.
“You’re letting it all get to you,” he told her gently, as he pulled her aside. “Just take it one little step at a time. When you get to the door with your father tomorrow afternoon, look only at the aisle ahead of you. You’ve walked it hundreds of times, every Sunday when you come to church. Think only of that.
This story about Peter's mission to the Gentiles continues the account that began in 10:1, and it repeats in greater detail the content of Peter's vision that was already mentioned in 10:9-16. It is a remarkable story, because it treats rather lightly a dispute that was widespread in the New Testament church, the dispute over conditions to be laid upon Gentile converts to the faith.