The Colossians series looks at the person of Jesus Christ and who He is. Covering the history of Rome and how it was believed to be the great salvation, this series points to the true source of salvation, Jesus Christ, asking the question, Where have you put your hope?
Jesus’ confession in the garden gives permission to those on a Lenten journey to say, “I don’t want to, but I want to want to.” The first thing we should give up for Lent is our desire to self-protect against suffering that sanctifies.
When Christians experience suffering, we latch on to the reality that God is orchestrating all things for His glory and for our good. But we sometimes over-prioritize and misinterpret the idea of “our good.”