May 21, 2007
And he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of
I absolutely love sports. And perhaps the most exciting part of a big game is the comeback. I just love it when my favorite team is losing and as the game is nearing the end they make a furious comeback to pull out an exciting victory! Now that’s fun!
God loves comebacks, too. He loves to give us the chance to pull off our own big comeback when we are at the point of defeat. Sure, we all get defeated from time to time, but God always gives us the chance to stage a comeback and claim victory in His name!
One of the best examples of a spiritual comeback is the apostle Peter. He became one of the strongest and most vocal Christians in the time of Jesus. But you’ll remember that before Peter became that leader, he denied the Lord three times in rapid succession even though he had loudly proclaimed his undying faithfulness to Jesus.
But Jesus didn’t allow Peter to remain in defeat and failure. After His resurrection, Jesus met with Peter in
Perhaps you are living in defeat today. Maybe you’ve failed in your job…or your marriage is in trouble. But with Christ, I want you to remember that a comeback is always possible! Ask God to help you renew your faith and boldness today, and start turning that seeming defeat into victory.
WE ALL EXPERIENCE DEFEAT, BUT WE DON’T HAVE TO STAY THERE. THROUGH CHRIST, YOU CAN PULL OFF AN AMAZING COMEBACK!