Dealing with Struggle in the Christian Life

We had no idea what following Jesus would demand when we started out. We thought we knew.

Welcome to the Christian life.

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We thought the Christian life meant that once we believed in Jesus, if we walked obediently, God would bless us, protect us, put us at ease—basically dote on us as His children. To some extent, we still expect that.

But God wants to give us something greater than those things.