WORKING ON CAPITOL HILL: Traveling The Hard Road

Working on the Hill can often be a tough road to hoe. One day you can do something that makes you look like the smartest person in the room, but then the next day you goof something up because you were still riding yesterday’s high.

Keys to making it: Remember where you came from. Ask God where you should be going. And, as this reminder from Built With Grace of an ancient biblical proverb, encourages, Cherish your true friends:

Built with Grace

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.” Proverbs‬ ‭17:17‬

The Bible constantly reminds us that life for the follower of Jesus will not be easy. There will be storms; there will be obstacles; there will be disappointments and there will be pain.

God never promises to remove those parts of our lives but he does promise to walk through those things with us and give us strength.

He does that in two ways. First, God gives us His Holy Spirit to encourage us and remind us of his power and love.

Secondly, He uses godly friends to be there to encourage us, lift us up and pray for us.

Unfortunately, many times we aren’t there for those people who need to hear a word of encouragement and love.

Remind yourself today of God‘s great power and love for you. Surround yourself…

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Author: Mark Tapscott

Follower of Christ, devoted husband of Claudia, doting father and grandfather, conservative lover of liberty, journalist and First Amendment fanatic, former Hill and Reagan aide, vintage Formula Ford racer, Okie by birth/Texan by blood/proud of both, resident of Maryland. Go here: