A good golfer tries to measure his or her game by beating a score considered “par” for the course.
Some days are better than others. Consistent practice and knowledge of the game can certainly improve performance. However, there are always hazards and traps that get in the way.
Yes, we see the flag—it’s right over there. We have our ball teed up. We measure the distance and test the
wind. All that is necessary now is to make excellent use of the woods and irons in our tool bag. What could possibly go wrong?
In this life, no matter how hard we try, we soon discover that we aren’t perfect. However, when we’re in Christ, we are given the tools to live with purpose and fulfillment through the hazards and traps of life.
We can say with confidence, we can do all things, because Christ gives