By Greg Laurie
“Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.”
Have you ever been worried and discouraged in your soul? Maybe you’re feeling that way today. Perhaps you’re discouraged or spiritually lethargic, and you need a jump start. You’re wondering how to get back on track.
In Hebrews 12, we read, “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith” (verses 1–2 NKJV).