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How Do You Recognize a Christian? | Part 10 | The Circle of Love – 1 John 4:7-21 | Chris Voigt



The Circle of Love How Do You Recognize a Christian? August 8, 2021 On December 10, 2020, the Washington Examiner ran a story with this headline: Dairy Queen customers contribute to 900-vehicle ‘pay it forward’ chain. It began on December 3, when one man decided to pay for the car behind him — prompting a chain of giving that lasted almost three days and resulted in more than $10,000 in sales. Perhaps you’ve been in a Starbucks or McDonald’s drive-thru and been pleasantly surprised to have it happen to you; or maybe you’ve been the one spreading kindness to those in line behind you. Though the concept of ‘pay it forward’ has been around for centuries, the idea was popularized by the 1999 novel and subsequent movie of the same name. However, there’s one significant difference between the book/movie concept and the drive-thru line experience. In the storyline, when someone, ‘pays it forward’ they must do something for someone else that the person cannot do for themselves. Hmmm. We’ve been studying our way thr