Walking in Faith Without a Limp (Thurs. Feb. 11)

The word for today is “double-minded.”  Most of us have times when our faith wavers, periods when we are unsteady in our life in Christ, moments when we walk with a limp.  In our reading of James 4:7-5:9, James offers the wisdom of how we can regain an unwavering, steady, and unhindered faith.  In 1:7, the apostle writes that one who doubts is double-minded, unstable in all his ways. Therefore, in our reading, the apostle writes, “purify your hearts, you double-minded (vs. 8). To be “double-minded” is to be of two contending minds. Those who are double-minded have a divided opinion. Yet, they are reluctant to give up either one.  So, they vacillate between the two.  In the middle between…