Courage Part I
Let’s take a look at two men and their example of courageously following Jesus.
“Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour.” So here is the account of what is going on with these two men before they engage the beggar in the marketplace.
‘Together’. Maybe they are just hanging out or maybe they have agreed to meet up and go together to keep one another accountable.
‘Praying’. These two men are engaged in the basic spiritual disciplines that are necessary to strengthen their relationship with God.
‘Specific time’. I can and should be talking to God all the time but it may also be helpful for me to have a scheduled time every day when I turn to God and pray.
‘Specific place’. So I know I can pray anywhere but it may also be helpful to have a ‘war room’ where I go to give God praise and thanks and approach His throne of grace with my requests.
Father, please make me a courageous man and give me grace and diligence these next couple of weeks to strengthen my spiritual disciplines. In Jesus Name, Amen!