The Bible says that we’re body, mind and spirit – but sometimes it feels like we’re being told our bodies don’t matter, or are something to be ashamed of.
In contrast, John writes about Jesus saying – “That …which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched”.
Jesus’ followers had reached out their hands and found warm flesh, a body that eats, talks, laughs, loves, weeps and bleeds like we do. The good news of 1 John is that in Jesus we have someone who is with us, in the flesh.
- Where do people hear the message that their body is something to be ashamed of?
- How does the affirmation of Jesus’ body affect the way your ink about your own body?