Planning time to remember Christ’s work on the cross and his grace in our lives, says Davis Wetherell, is a wonderful way to increase our faith and joy in the Lord.
Like the lame man Bartimaeus, we often want grace to do the healing and the walking. But Jesus does not abide that kind of soul paralysis. Instead, he says, “Get up, take up your bed, and walk.”
Do you long for the easy life or the crucified life? Shallow living promises comfort but comes at a cost. Don’t settle for the shallows.
Confession and repentance are supposed to set you free from your bondage to sin and shame. But what happens when it doesn’t work?
When Ryder Mills started out in ministry, he discovered he was more anxious, self-conscious, and restless than he thought. He learned that he had a lot to learn.