1. Laying Aside the Weight to Run
    08 Mar, 2017
    Laying Aside the Weight to Run
    Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:1-2 Imagine running a marathon dressed in a heavy parka, tight jeans, boots, and a sombrero.
  2. We Will Reap in Due Season
    10 Feb, 2017
    We Will Reap in Due Season
    And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 Have you ever thought, "I just want to give up."? I know I have. When I try and try and try but nothing seems to change. When I give it my best shot and things turn out worse. When I've been going hard at it for a long time, and I can't even tell if progress has been made. It's in those moments that a kind of weariness sets in, and I'm tempted to throw in the towel. Maybe you've