Are we servants? Is anyone in a position of authority over us? If so, we are to represent Christ to them by being servants with all respect.
Anything of real value is worth the struggle. It’s still tough, but there is defined purpose driving the effort. I’m struggling, are you?
Change is difficult for most people. We enjoy the familiarity of our lives. We resist anything which threatens to interrupt the routine.
Life in Christ is difficult at best. There are continuous struggles and conflicts, both within and without.
Early in the Book of Psalms, David cries out to the Lord for help. In his desperation, he expresses, “no one godly is left”.
There are times life seems filled with barrenness. It’s as if we are running on empty with no relief in sight.