Devotionals For Leaders: I Should’ve Just Stayed In Bed!

George Lockhart

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And Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good that we are here. Mark 9:5

John Denver sang a song called “Some Days Are Diamonds, Some Days Are Stone”. That pretty much sums up life, right? There are those days when you at the end you are thinking: “ I should’ve just stayed in bed”! We all know there are gonna be good days and there are gonna be some bad ones. The problem is that when the good ones come, we want to hold onto them and even worship them (instead of the Giver of them). Then the bad days come and we curse God and accuse Him of abandonment and abuse.

During the Transfiguration, Peter wanted to remain on the mountaintop, offering to build booths of worship so that they could stay in that elated and ecstatic state for a longer period. However, Jesus didn’t allow it. Instead…

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