In John 18:10, we find a shocking account of the disciples’ run-in with the Roman soldiers. The cohort of soldiers has come to arrest Jesus on the final night of His earthly life. He’s willing to give Himself over to them. Then, this happens...
One of the hardest things you’ll ever do is try to lead while you’re hurting—to sew someone else up when you’re coming apart at the seams. But that’s exactly what Jesus does right before He goes to the cross.
One of the biggest difference-makers in your destiny is the attitude you choose to adopt on a daily basis. Many people choose to adopt a griping, complaining attitude, always seeing the worst in every scenario. However, God wants there to be a song in your heart, a shout on your lips. If you go into this season with your praise out front, focusing on all the promises and blessings He has for you, you’re sure to win.
During times of crisis, a multitude of opinions flood our senses. It can be easy to allow others’ emotions, convictions, and words to alter our state of mind. However, we don’t need everyone’s opinions in crisis. The most important One we need to hear from is God.
We hear God more clearly in several ways. One of these is surrounding ourselves with people who hear from God regularly. Another, of course, is getting into His Word daily. But in times of crisis, we see throughout Scripture that God’s people also fasted as a community.