Perseverance (Disciplined #8)

For many Jesus-followers, engagement with the spiritual disciplines can be tiring, frustrating, and difficult. Whether it is prayer, Bible reading, fasting, or something else, they find themselves drifting toward comfort and disengagement, eventually quitting the spiritual discipline altogether.

But what if your best days are found on the other side of your spiritual funk?

In this final message in the Disciplined series, Pastor Erin Bird teaches from James 1:2-4 about the power of perseverance, and how your greatest days and spiritual maturity will be found through the struggle of the disciplines.

Immediate Action Required

If you are a follower of Jesus and honest with yourself, some days it’s just easier to sit back and do nothing spiritually. It takes work to get off the spiritual couch and engage in the lives of others, to make your faith active, to go and be a blessing. So why bother when it seems to take so much energy?

In this excellent message, guest teacher Mike Howard, church planter of Revision Church in Des Moines, IA, shares from James 2 and Joshua 2 of what faith-in-action looks like, and how YOU (no matter how spiritually mature or immature you are) can make a bigger difference than you could ever imagine.

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