Therefore we cheer and rejoice around the mission Jesus gave us not our level of comfort.
It is like the two t-ball coaches. Once coaches to win and the other coaches to help the kids have fun and learn new skills and be the best they can be. Do they cheer at different times of the game? Absolutely. It all depends on what is your scorecard, what is your mission. Whose team, do you want your kid on?
Are you grumbling that your scorecard is showing that you are losing, or are you cheering because you see how Jesus has won?
Do we worship only on Sunday mornings or do we worship Christ with our triumphs, with our struggles, with our whole week, with each day, with each hour, or with each breath…