When our vision is obstructed by the distractions, we need to change our field of vision. We must fix our eyes on Christ, and as we gaze on him, he will dominate our field of vision and we’ll be strengthened by what we see.
What should you do when someone you have been discipling is not bearing fruit? What do you do when they walk away? Does that make you a failure?
We long to be set free from our burdens and sins that weigh us down and be given a blank slate. So we set goals, but we fail and feel hopeless. Thankfully, there’s a way to start each day anew.
My dream was crushed and I was in the throes of despair. I wanted to regain my hope in God, but I didn't know how. Then I found the psalms of lament.