There’s lots of talk about “winning” today because an American celebrity has recently turned it into his motto.
But the message of Jesus Christ is that victory (“winning”) comes through “losing.”
Triumph comes through loss.
I tweeted this a few days ago, and it got a large response:
For the Christian, loss is triumph. Failure a big step to victory. Brokenness the gateway to life. The natural man says, “I can do it in myself.” The believer says, “I can’t and never could; only He can and He said He would.”
In whatever situation you’re in this week, have a mind to lose (Luke 9:23-24).
Lay your life down. Surrender. Let the other person win.
For when we’re “winning” – getting our own way – Jesus Christ isn’t getting His.
Conquering (Rom. 8:37) comes through laying our lives down (Rom. 8:36).
Learn the glorious art of losing.
A humorous video on winning.