“And grant that we may serve you in newness of life, to the honour and glory of your holy name. Amen.”
Those are the words we sometimes use when we pray our prayer of confession, “Grant that we may serve you in newness of life.”
That’s quite a request, when you stop and think about it. “Serving God in newness of life.”
Newness of life. Starting over. A fresh start. A complete overhaul.
But truly fresh beginnings are hard. I think that’s one reason why there is so much... (the rest here)