Can I be honest with you today? I’m struggling. I’m struggling to understand how the world works and why people do what they do. I’m struggling in prayer, not because I’m doubting God’s ability, but because I’m acutely aware of our desire to blow it and never look back. Does anyone else have those days? The things I continue to come back to are these important truths: prayer is warfare and the Word is our anchor.
Here’s what we cling to so desperately as Christians: The cross has the final word.
There is reason I started this series with dependence. In my personal experience, dependence is the stepping stone into the posture I take in worship when suffering is upon me. If I haven’t started my worship with the resolve that – no matter what I feel, think, or do – God has promised me that He is faithful when I am faithless, then I cannot honor Him when life gives me every reason not to. If I know that I can run to my Father and depend on Him completely to restore my heart and…