Understand that sometimes our greatest battle becomes our greatest victory.
“My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death” (Mt 26:38).
Often the place of our greatest pain becomes the place of our greatest triumph. Gethsemane was the place of Jesus’ greatest trial. Three times He asked the Father to let this trial pass. It was not to be. The Father sent His Son to the cross to pay all the debt owed by humanity of those who believed in Jesus as their Lord and Savior.
Jesus was faced with His own temptation to quit, to not fulfill His destiny, to run from his assignment. It was a personal battle to persevere. Sometimes we face situations that cry out “I quit! I cannot endure anymore!” We want to throw in our towel of what little faith we have left. “Then an angel appeared to Him from heaven, strengthening Him” (Lk…
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