Have you ever been on a road trip and realized that your car battery died? Perhaps it wasn’t during a road trip, but you may have left your car lights on and experienced a dead battery.
Here’s the thing about a dead battery situation:
No matter how much gas you have or how much oil is in your engine, you won’t be going anywhere until you recharge your battery.
In the same way, we need to recharge our spiritual batteries to continue on our journey. We can do this by connecting with others and being mutually strengthened and encouraged by their faith.
In Romans 1:11-12, Paul expresses his desire to see the Romans so that he may impart some spiritual gift to strengthen them. He also hopes to be mutually encouraged by their faith.
This is a beautiful picture of how we can be mutually strengthened and comforted through each other’s faith. We can’t always do it alone, and we shouldn’t have to. God has given us each other to walk alongside and encourage one another on our journey.
In life, we will face times when our faith may need to be recharged. We may feel weak, weary, or discouraged. But we don’t have to go through it alone. We can connect with others who have a strong faith and be mutually strengthened and comforted by each other’s faith.
It’s important to make heartfelt connections with others and be intentional about building relationships with those who can encourage us and speak life into us as we grow spiritually following Jesus.
- So, who can you connect with to recharge your spiritual batteries?
- Who in your life has a strong faith that you can be encouraged by?
- How can you be intentional about building relationships with those who can speak life into you?
We can recharge our spiritual batteries and continue on our journey by connecting with others and being mutually strengthened and comforted through each other’s faith.
Let’s make heartfelt connections and be intentional about building relationships with those who can encourage us and speak life into us.
Remember, we don’t have to do it alone. God has given us each other to walk alongside and encourage one another on our journey.
Be encouraged! Be empowered!
Alvin Brown, the Lead Pastor of Mosaic Church Fort Worth, brings over a decade of pastoral ministry experience and more than 20 years of operational and technical leadership expertise. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications Management from DeVry University and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. He enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Mallary, and their three children and contributing as a writer to various media outlets.