Working through the book of Luke passage by passage, line by line, this series unpacks the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. It emphasizes the good news of the gospel and its implications on our daily lives.
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.”