It was common then as now to have a letter of recommendation. But he said this, “You yourselves are our letter, written on your hearts, to be known and read by all; and you show that you are a letter of Christ, prepared by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts,” (II Corinthians 3:2-3).
I recognized that and began to preach and teach Jesus. It felt like rain falling on a thirsty ground. Dormant seeds opened to release tender shoots of life. I began to preach and teach the Holy Spirit. The tender shoots grew tall and strong watered and fertilized by the God’s Spirit. Power and joy were released as we all grew in love and unity.