As Jesus came up from the waters of baptism, God’s words of love spilled over Him. “This is my beloved son, whom I love; my favor rests upon him (Matthew 3:17).” Can you imagine how keenly heartening this was for Jesus? Can you see the Spirit’s peace and joy resting in Jesus’ countenance? Is this your experience of your belovedness?
“The great thing about faith in God is that it keeps a man undisturbed in the midst of disturbance.” Oswald Chambers
Last week we got news we didn’t want, then a few days later came another challenge we’d prefer not to deal with. Oh, life—ours and yours, no doubt! A friend commented to us, “Chaos is the new normal.” We couldn’t agree more!
How have we been equipped for the work God called us to?