ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Morning Coffee with Jesus - November 25

Updated on November 25, 2009

Hello loved ones.

Today’s “Morning Coffee with Jesus” comes from 1 Corinthians 12:20. For no matter how significant you are, it is only because of what you are a part of. An enormous eye or a gigantic hand wouldn't be a body, but a monster. What we have is one body with many parts, each its proper size and in its proper place. No part is important on its own.” (The Message)

Last evening I attended my daughter’s music concert at school. Because she had to be at school one hour before the concert, I grabbed a book and took a seat in the auditorium while the band quickly rehearsed.

During the rehearsal, the band director asked the clarinet players to review a particular part, and then the flute players just to ensure they know the part they played in the music. Their parts were critical to the song they played. If they missed a part, the song would not be nearly as lovely as it was.

At the completion of the rehearsal, the band director had one instrument tune to an electronic tuner and then each group of instruments tuned to that one instrument. In some instances, some of the instruments were exceedingly flat or sharp, and it was then that the band director instructed the member to make a correction by pulling a mouthpiece out or pushing it in.

I’m thankful he took the time to have every person tune because, during the rehearsal, although everyone in the band was reading their sheet music and playing the right notes, the intonation was vastly different and at times one group was slightly ahead of another. The conductor reminded the students to watch him to keep the band together.

The same can be said of those who make up the kingdom of God. For the body of Christ to be most effective, we all need to be playing the same notes, keep together, and remain in tune with our Conductor. Sometimes the Conductor needs to make a slight adjustment in us through the Holy Spirit but that happens because our active, effective participation in the Body of Christ is important to the Conductor.

Today, stop for a moment and thank God that you are part of something so much larger than you are. In giving thanks we acknowledge that “we” are not all there is – that God, has a kingdom vastly larger than our minds could imagine. Give thanks for the provisions God has given you today and don’t worry about tomorrow. Give thanks that the message of God, the “song” we sing at the most fundamental level is the same.

While some played clarinets, some played flutes, and some played drums or trumpets, the collective song was beautiful! Thank God that the body of Christ is made up of so many interesting members!

Have an awesome THANKSIVING in Jesus. Go MAD in someone’s life today.

“Morning Coffee with Jesus” will be on hiatus until Monday.

Stay sweet,
stay broken,
stay His!




    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      Elisa Yager 

      8 years ago

      Amen! Don't you wish more people recognized that they are part of the body rather than a lone ranger??

    • HOOWANTSTONO profile image


      8 years ago

      Well said, one needs to see themselves as a member of Christs body, as he loves himself so is he loving us.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)