In football, in order for the receiver to catch the pass from the quarterback, his hands must be free. He can’t be holding on to anything or be distracted by an opponent that may be standing in the way. As long as his hands are free and the pass is thrown with precision, he stands to receive. Sure I know more goes into it than that, but he is putting himself in position to receive.
“Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” Ephesians 4: 31-32. Sometimes our hands become full and we miss our opportunity to receive. We get distracted by the small things. We let our pride stand in the way of us letting some things go and with a clinched fist we miss some of the blessing we are standing to receive. There is no better quarterback than the Lord and his blessings are precise.
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