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Scars | Church Wounds Part 5

It’s time for my church wound to scar over. 

How do I know? Well, the physical body takes 21 days to 2 years(!) to develop fully-formed scar tissue. We’ve been gone from our former church for two years. Amazing. It makes sense that with the severity of the wound, the healing time would be lengthy, but going into this project, I had no idea the variation of the time the body takes to heal.

I’m ready for new cells to fill my wound, shrinking wound margins as connective tissue forms. I’m ready for new blood vessels to form. I’m ready for new tissue to gain strength and flexibility. 

But, in that vein, did you know that scar tissue only recovers a maximum of 80% pre-injured strength? I didn’t. But now that I do, again, this makes so much sense. Here’s why. The Apostle Paul writes: But [the Lord] said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For…

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