If I’ve learned anything about God and the ways of living in his Spirit, it is that finding him isn’t in avoiding struggle. It’s finding him in the struggle. Or better, being found by him in the struggle. The struggle is where God is.
Sex is everywhere these days and easily accessed. Most people don’t recognize how easy it is for men and women to become caught in a self-reinforcing web of sexual desire and behaviors.
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free, and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come.