Browse the self-help section of any bookstore and you will discover that being “strong” and “assertive” is all the rage. I can’t recall ever seeing a best-seller promoting weakness as the way to succeed. The idea of admitting one’s incompetence is not really something that
Christianity promises a life of fulfilment and joy. In Philippians 4:10–19, Paul highlights four strategies to pursue joy as Christians: embracing selflessness; embracing contentment; embracing thankfulness; and embracing generosity.
Choice is integral to life in the West. We take it for granted generally, but when it comes to salvation we often miss the point. It is so easy in the hustle and bustle of the end-of-year busyness to lose our joy in the Lord.
In times of uncertainty, we have a certain hope in our God of yesterday, today and tomorrow.