It's a spiritual discipline.

Celebration is often deeper when we've witnessed blackness first, but of course, that doesn't mean we dwell in the darkness. says, "But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin" (ESV). Coming into Christ's light of redemption should always bring us into the fellowship of the church. This is ultimately where the discipline of celebration should be lived out and modeled to its fullest.

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Excerpted from Living in Color by Bonnie McMaken. To read the rest of the article, click here.

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