Will Faith Be Enough Today? | True Woman

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Will Faith Be Enough Today?

Posted on 10.19.11 by Elyse Fitzpatrick

I woke up this morning troubled by yesterday’s failures. In fact, I spent most of the night last night trying to drown out the voice of my inner slave driver who incessantly told me that I’m still the same and that I might as well give it up. More confessions: The truth is that I wasn’t primarily troubled this morning about my sin before God. Yes, of course, there was that, but I was mostly concerned about my reputation before others. The question, “Why did I say that?” led as it always does to, “I might as well give up.” It was this refrain that repeated in my head all night long: “Nothing ever changes. Everything will always be the same. You’re no different now then you were decades ago. Just give up.”

Of course, I knew that the ways I had sinned by not loving my neighbor, by trying to impress others, was ultimately tied to the gospel, but I was having trouble getting there.

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