A brand-spanking-new believer wrote to me the other day to ask how she could resist temptation. My heart jumped. How remarkable that just a few minutes into her life with Christ she should be so convicted about her lifestyle! At the same time, how remarkable those who have walked with Christ for a long time don’t experience the same conviction!
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Ask someone her greatest struggle as a Christ-follower, and she’s almost bound to say witnessing. And ask someone about the toughest audience to whom to witness, and she’s almost bound to say family.
In this space, we focus on victorious life in Christ despite adversity. But here’s an inconvenient truth: You cannot be truly victorious if you are defeated in your witness. (more…)