“This life is not a canvas of serenity dotted with seasons of trial and tribulation, but a canvas of struggle dotted seasons of serenity.” – She Reads Truth Why do I get this so backwards all the time? I walk through life seeking peace, happiness, calmness… perfection. Then I get all twisted up in self-righteousness […]
Because the truth is, every one of us is awful. In more ways than one. Every one of us has a part of us that is not deserving of love.
When a person becomes a Christian and they are striving to do the very best that they can to live the kind of life that the Lord wants them to, sooner or later they learn that they are going to be confronted with difficulties and challenges that are unique to being a child of God. And, indeed, there are burdens that we have to bear; things that, if we had never become Christians, we would never have to endure.
Can I truly believe that God is rooting for me in the war and has an arsenal prepared for me to use?