What is it that is distracting us from spending time alone with God? Is it anxiety? Is it something that is keeping us away from Him?
Many early Christians were ready to turn back and to leave the uneasy, uncharted waters of faith for the comfortable, familiar life of works and moral effort. This was the choice they faced: depending on the Law or following Jesus, trying to appease God or trusting in Him, a complicated religious system or a simple relationship with the living God through Christ.