Lay Aside the Weight of “Not Feeling Like It”

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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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Christian, Blind photographer, husband, plays guitar and drums. Loves researching accessible apps and technology.

2 Responses to “Lay Aside the Weight of “Not Feeling Like It””

  1. I needed this the other day! His Grace is sufficient my friend!

    Blessings and Love to you brother!

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