An Imitated Design

The problem is that many of us have tried to live by our own imitated design (independently from Christ) and have discovered that we always come up short.  Because of this many of us struggle with depression, anxiety, addictions, stress, loneliness, a lack of purpose or direction, relational conflict, and a host of other defeating issues.  We’ve always heard that Christ has won the battle but we wonder why we still feel defeated and trapped

Have you ever noticed how hard it is to live the Christian life? Many of us find ourselves having done all the “right” things throughout our life but only end up frustrated saying:

“If THAT’s all there is to THIS life, then I want to quit!”