Wrestling Worship

Scripture paints an unusual portrait for us in the story of Jacob’s sweaty struggle with God on the banks of the Jabbok, a struggle culminating in Jacob’s receiving the name his people carry to this day.Jacob always had been determined to do things his own way — ​whether it was wresting control of his brother’s birthright or … Continue reading Wrestling Worship

My struggle with sin

I can anticipate the response that is coming: “I know that all God’s commands are spiritual, but I’m not. Isn’t this also your experience?” Yes. I’m full of myself—after all, I’ve spent a long time in sin’s prison. What I don’t understand about myself is that I decide one way, but then I act another, … Continue reading My struggle with sin