What would it take for today’s saints to look more like the heroes of old? For one thing, we’d need to adopt their attitude toward adversity.
Instead of running from hardship, and freaking out over failure like normalized culture does today, we need to look to the wisdom that guided the great men.
What made the same Apostle Peter who quivered at the questions of a serving girl cursing a blue streak that he didn’t even know the man go fearlessly toe-to-toe with the religious leaders of his day AFTER the resurrection?
What made David the king, who once knocked up his buddy’s wife and had him killed to hide it, pray with the courage and confidence of somebody who knows his check will clear with God?
They learned Resilience.
“Why do we fall, Master Wayne? So we can learn to pick ourselves up.”
No, wait — that’s from Batman. But it was borrowed wisdom from Solomon: “Though a righteous man falls seven times, he will get up…”
This Cigars & Sermons event in Austin… hits five keys for falling forward when you stumble.
Grab a pen and paper, because if you’re not digging yourself out of a hole right now… it’s only a matter of time until your next one.
You can bring your favorite Warriors and Wildmen shows with you whether commuting, mowing the lawn, hitting the treadmill… wherever it is you’ve got some downtime that you don’t feel like letting slip throught your fingers.
Take this show (and our other juicy goodness) to go with any of your favorite podcast providers:
Get Doug Giles’ new book:
Rules For Radical Christians is not a survival devotional designed to help the young Christian adult limp through life. Rather, it is a road-tested, dominion blueprint that will equip the young adult with leadership skills and sufficient motivation to rise to a place of influence in an overtly non-Christian culture. Rules For Radical Christians gives the reader the keys to become strategically equipped to move into an anti-theistic environment and effectively influence it for the glory of God.
By the way, since Facebook has unpublished ClashDaily’s page, your best bet to keep in the loop is to Subscribe to our ClashDaily Newsletter right here:
We’re also moving onto a new platform, MeWe. It’s like Facebook without the data breaches and censorship.
Sign up and you can still get all the ClashDaily goodness by joining our MeWe group.
Do you love what we’re doing at Clash?
Do you want to kick in to our ‘war chest’ so that we Happy Warriors can maximize the size of the footprint we leave on Leftism’s backside? Here’s a link for ya to do just that.