Example or Empower?

Example or Empower?

“Few things are harder to put up with, than the annoyance of a good example.”

Mark Twain
  • Hebrews 4:15
  • Matthew 5:48
  • Philippians 2:1-3

“When my sons complain that a good book is hard to read, I say, ‘Raking is easy, but all you get is leaves; digging is hard, but you might find diamonds.’”

John Piper
  • Matthew 6:10

“Our deeds are our own, because of the will producing them, and they are also
God’s, because of his grace causing our will to produce them.”


“God makes us do what he pleases by making us desire what we might not desire.”

  • Philippians 2:14-17
  • Romans 5:5
  • Philippians 2:18

What work is God doing in you this season?

What are you longing to be freed from?