The ability to believe is the most powerful force at mankind’s disposal. Everything that has been done, for good or bad, was done because someone believed it could be or should be done. Every problem that has been solved was solved because someone believed it could be or should be solved.
We constantly look for evidence to support what we believe is true. In the case of religious belief, that means if you believe deeply enough any religious system becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. If that’s true, isn’t it possible that Christianity is just an example of groupthink on a massive scale?
Whatever we experience, chances are someone has been through it before. Joys, sorrows, victories, and struggles are as old as the earth itself. If it were possible to hear from someone who has traveled the road before us, we would be wise to lean in and listen to their advice. In this series, we are tuning in to the book of Psalms to learn how to handle life’s highs and lows through some honest conversation with God.
People whose faith leads them to trust God in spite of their circumstances are the deepest people you’ll ever meet. In this series, we will explore five catalysts God uses to build enduring, go-the-distance faith.