Is our ministry our gift to God or is our ministry God’s gift to us?
The Psalms contain the full spectrum of human emotion and passion poured out before God in song: love, anger, wrath, guilt, repentance, lament, happiness, blessing, cursing, prospering, lacking, fear, hope, peace, praise, adoration, thanksgiving, and any and every other disposition, affliction, or perspective that is felt and contained in the human experience.
The first chapter of the book of Ephesians can serve as a helpful balance to how we ought to think and speak of ourselves.
The question is, why do we delay in prayer? What part of our life has been given over in unbelief? Where have we grown cold where the warm faith in Christ was once felt?
Today, do all you can to find nourishment not in yourself, neither in the comforts or pleasures of this world, but feed on the choice food heaven offers.