Devotionals For Leaders: Garden Of Weeds

George Lockhart

garden of weeds

…our old man was crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves of sin. —Romans 6:6

Sin is not something we can manage. Try as we may to maintain it, sin will grow like a weed in a garden and that weed must be plucked out, killed, destroyed, lest it take over. We must come to this decisive moment on our own, though. There has to be a time when the beauty of the flowers, the fragrance of their blossoms become more desirable than the beauty of the weeds. Sure weeds have flowers and perhaps even a fragrance but nothing compared to that of the glorious rose! As tired as we may become of seeing the weeds grow, there has to be a time when we do something about it.

Paul speaks of dealing with the weeds of…

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