2 Ways You Can Find Balance in the Christian Life

I’m convinced that one of the greatest challenges we face is finding balance in the Christian life. Think of a man walking on the high wire. There’s never a point at which he says, “Finally, I have balance!” and then just strolls across effortlessly. Balancing life’s tightrope proves no different.

2 Ways You Can Find Balance in the Christian Life

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It is a continual effort with constant adjustment.

“All we need,” we keep telling ourselves, “is just a little more time.”

Have you ever noticed that somehow Jesus balanced it all? The demands of His work and ministry left Him exhausted at times, of course—yet somehow He found time to get it all done.

Jesus perfectly balanced the demands of life—with the same 24 hours we have.

Here’s how.

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.