We are the rebellion against the rebellion. But this rebellion is fueled by love, grace, forgiveness, compassion and service. But there is another weapon we have at our disposal. It’s an unlikely one, something that we wouldn’t typically think of as being powerful.
If we are going to weep with those who weep, it means we have to make the intentional effort to involve ourselves deeply with those who weep.
Contentment is not a feeling you drift in and out of. Rather, contentment is fueled by belief.
Can we ingrain the gospel so much in the way that we talk, think, discipline our children, or converse around the dinner table, that it’s part of our very fabric of living, and not just an occasional topic of conversation?
Victory in Jesus is not equivalent to an exemption from trouble. Nor does it mean that you look like a champion in the eyes of the world.
When others need comfort, there are two words, easy to say and very well-intentioned, that can actually do more harm than good.
There are only two options with Scripture: either we say amen to its entirety, or we entirely reject it.
I wish that I longed for the kingdom of God to come so much that its coming is a heartfelt and genuine request from the deepest recesses of my soul. But I don’t.