When things are not as they should be

We want to be “like Jesus.” Definitely.  Should we be loving, humble and sacrificial for the benefit of others? Yes. That’s being like Jesus. What about crying like Jesus? That’s not usually something we put in the same category. But consider this. After his friend Lazarus had died, and after seeing Mary and Martha crying, … Continue reading When things are not as they should be

Tears have a way of bringing clarity

“Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy” (Psalm 126:5). The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan is the best-selling English devotional book of all time outside of the Bible. It’s an allegory of the Christian life. The main character, Christian, decides to leave the City of Destruction and experiences all sorts of ups, … Continue reading Tears have a way of bringing clarity