Heroes we look up to have a way of pushing past their cruddy circumstances to what waits on the other side. If we want to succeed the way they did, we will need to learn their success secrets.
Maybe you’ve noticed by now, success in the Christian life doesn’t include any silver spoons.
If you think we can slide through this life without the other side landing any punches, I’ve got some bad news for you. But if you’ve got the bulldog tenacity that makes you stagger back to your feet and keep swinging until that final bell? You’re gonna make it.
The scrappiest heroes of the faith look more like the purple mess that was Rocky Balboa at the end of any of his bouts. Is it messy? Sure. But they walk away with the belt or the victor’s crown.
Getting there is going to take an infusion of grit and excellence beyond what we can muster ourselves. Something bigger. Something Wilder.
Something like the power and tenacity of a raging wild bull.
Let’s open The Book and see where King David went to fill his tank so that he could survive the battle… and where we can fill ours.
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Much of the Left loathes masculinity and they love to paint Jesus as a non-offensive bearded woman who endorses their agenda. This book blows that nonsense all to hell. From the stonking laptop of bestselling author, Doug Giles, comes a new book that focuses on Jesus’ overt masculine traits like no other books have heretofore. It’s informative, bold, hilarious, and scary. Giles has concluded, after many years of scouring the scripture that, If Masculinity Is ‘Toxic’, Call Jesus Radioactive.