Show People They Matter - May 27, 2021

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University concluded that “huggers are happier.” Another study linked hugging with a diminished rate of sickness. So greet people for your sake, and experience the joy of showing people that they matter. And greet people for their sake. What is small to you may be huge to them. And most of all, greet one another for Jesus’ sake. He said, “In so far as you did this to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did it to me” (Matthew 25:40).

By the way, the greatest greeting in history has yet to be issued. It will be issued by Jesus to you in person. He will say, “You did well. You are a good and loyal servant. Because you were loyal with small things, I will let you care for much greater things. Come and share my joy with me” (Matthew 25:23). This is how happiness happens.