Jesus took the most horrific sign of guilt and shame and transformed it into the most beautiful sign of forgiveness and honor.
In the short term we are going to win some big ones and we will lose some really hard ones. But faith means living right now—win, lose, or draw— from the eternal perspective of Jesus.
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Until we can cast aside the weakness of our willfulness, we will never be able to take hold of the strength of the Spirit’s willingness.
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The greatest gift in the darkness of our struggles will be our dying to the false god of our particular expectations we have for resolution and releasing our struggle to the God who is raised from the dead who goes ahead of us.