When we become spiritually depleted, exhausted and drained we, like the disciples, call upon God to increase our faith—to enable us to go the extra mile, to be the cup overflowing.
Where is God in an Unjust World? According to Rahab, in heaven above and on earth below. Hear other examples…
“To remain silent and indifferent is the greatest sin of all” — Elie Wiesel
Beauty and Worth; Hope and Joy. Hear what Jesus has to say about strangers and outsiders.
“Gain all you can. Save all you can. Give all you can.” John Wesley, The Use of Money, Sermon 50. Learn more about what Jesus says of Discipleship.
Being a Christian, being a follower of Jesus, all life is a banquet, a party. Jesus sets the table of the kingdom. Listen for what type of kingdom this is.
Our state of mind will be shaken—from one state to another—but in the shaking, God is shaping us.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the sake of the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God (Hebrews 12:1-2, The Message–Eugene Peterson’s paraphrase).
Living by God’s promises is to live by faith.
Take off the old human nature with its practices and put on the new nature, which is renewed in knowledge by conforming to the image of the one who created it (Colossians 3:9b-10, CEB).