When we consider what Jesus endured on the cross, it gives us confidence that we too can endure.
Every person can run the race marked out for them by identifying the obstacles and taking two steps to overcome them. 4 obstacles in the race: obstacle of indifference, insufficiency, opposition and slow progress Two ways to overcome obstacles: Pray your way through obstacles Move forward in spite of obstacles
Every person can run the race God has marked out for them by taking these steps: Identify the weight that is hindering you. Identify the sin that is entangling you. Acknowledge JESUS is better than whatever opposes you.
A change of perspective will give you the confidence to say to God, “It may look like I’m surrounded but I’m surrounded by you.
When life is hard, we not only need comfort and compassion. We also need courage. We not only need sympathy. We also need strength.