The New Year brings with it a sense that here we are again, doing the same old things, even in worship. But the prophet warns us that weariness in worship comes from offering God less than our best.
New Year's Day, Table, Weariness, Despise, Halfway, Worship Benefits
Jesus specifically targets, in this passage, the excuses we might use to give half-effort when being His disciple.
Discipleship, Excuses, Halfway
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