Throw It Off
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.
— Hebrews 12:1
What happens when a baby takes its first step? He or she stumbles and falls down, or looks for something to grab on to. Much like myself when I am learning how to walk in a new area of life; I am not very proficient.
Starting something new takes a willingness to throw off whatever is hindering me. That could be a relationship that I know I’m not supposed to be in, choosing how to spend my time, or even the way I spend my money.
Hannah Moore said, “Forgiveness is the economy of the heart . . . forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.”2
Today is the day to throw off whatever is bothering you—frustrating thoughts, negative emotions, or unrealistic demands of your tim ...
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