Luke 14:27 And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.
In the Christian race, we must keep moving with Jesus, irrespective of the heaviness or ruggedness of our crosses.
The cross is anything that happens in our lives to throw us off balance and make us feel pains.
To some people, their cross is family problems, to some it's marital bitterness, to some it's financial struggles, to some it's sickness, to some it's spiritual battles, to some it's wrong accusations or other persecutions.
Our cross is always something we can't run away from until God send help our way.
But before the help comes, we must keep following Christ with it.
To be a worthy disciple of Christ, we must follow Him, bearing our problems, for He's our solution.
Don't abandon the race because of your cross. Jesus showed us example by carrying on till the end despite afflictions.
God has never failed those that follow Him. Abraham followed Him and He made him a father of nations at a time no one expected.
Joseph was faithful with his cross (family hatred) and God lifted him up in a strange land.
Moses did not abandon God despite going from the palace to a Shepherd boy and he was rewarded at the end.
I can go on and on to proof that the Almighty God doesn't forget anyone that carry his cross till the end. Jesus hasn't forgotten you.
Cheer up, your season is already here.
Let's pray together.
Heavenly Father, thank you for being there for us, despite all the things we struggle with. Please forgive us for our unfaithfulness and grant us the strength to continue following you till the end, in Jesus name. Amen.