Daily Devotional

Not Giving Up


Some months ago I joined my local church’s prayer shawl ministry and began knitting and crocheting with a group of women. In the early stages of my work with the group, my first few rows would go well, but then I would drop stitches and end up with an uneven piece. As frustrating as it was, I had to undo my work and start over. In time, with practice and focus, I am becoming a better stitcher.

Following Jesus can be like my experiences with knitting and crocheting. As we seek to grow in our relationship with God, we deal ...

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