Fighting the Temptation to Grow Weary in Well-Doing

January 17, 2008

Galatians 6:9-10 9 And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. 10 So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

In last Sunday’s sermon, I asked: How do you fight temptation to grow weary of doing good? For we all face that temptation. Every one of us at times feels like giving up, like stepping back from whatever ministry we do. But as we saw, Paul says it is absolutely vital for us not to grow weary. Indeed, he makes not growing weary in well-doing a key part of the test to see whether or not we are saved.

So how can we fight against this common, serious temptation? Read more