Do you have people in your life with whom you just don’t get along?
“I entreat Euodia and Syntyche to agree in the Lord. Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the Gospel…” -Philippians 4:2
How comforting to know that even at the very beginning of the Church, some people just had a hard time getting along.
Think about it: if they couldn’t all agree then, we’re not going to all agree now, and that doesn’t make us bad people or sub-par Christians.
It just makes us human.
The other good news, though, is that disagreement doesn’t have to result in division!
Just a few lines after this instruction from Paul, he shares a Spirit-led strategy for peace in the midst of conflict.