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Lay Aside the Weight of “Not Feeling Like It”

This piece was reblogged on another site I follow. I wanted to share it with my readers.

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Article copied from desiring God.

Lay Aside the Weight of “Not Feeling Like It”

By Jon Bloom | Jul 12, 2013 12:00 am

OriginalWhat do you not feel like doing today?

You know what I mean. It’s that thing that’s weighing on you, which you know would honor God because it obeys his law of love (John 15:12), or is a work of faith (2 Thessalonians 1:11), or puts “to death the deeds of the body” (Romans 8:13). You know it would be good for your soul or body or family or vocation or neighbor or church.

But you don’t feel like doing it. You know that God promises you more blessing if you do it than if you don’t. But you’re struggling to believe it because it feels difficult. It’s like you have weights on your ankles. You don’t want to muster the energy, and every distraction glows with…

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One comment on “Lay Aside the Weight of “Not Feeling Like It”

  1. Praise God! The Spirit is willing, but the body is weak! May God strengthen His bride as His return draws closer!

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