But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. 2 Cor 4:7
It is only when we know the truth can we begin to pull ourselves to that peak of the mountain, raising the standards of our Christian life from ordinary to extra ordinary.
Come let us trek to the mountaintop. The rope is the scripture. The life’s problems are the recesses in the mountain on which we firmly set foot and climb aloft. Howsoever big the mountain of struggles, challenges are, God has already made it possible for us to conquer it – in Him. Holding on to rope and climbing with the sole desire to unite with Christ is the only effort that you and I need to put in. It is God who honors and rewards our humble effort and making us more like him. Backsliding when climbing mountains can be dangerous especially if we stop making progress. All it takes is simple faith in the redemptive power of Jesus and the realisation that we are incapable to do this on our own. It is god's desire to make us like him.
Remember what we ought to do to advance in spiritual life is more of letting go than adding anything new. To let go we need to be freed first. Our freedom comes form knowing the truth.
Jesus said “You will know the truth and truth will set you free”. John 8:32.