Where There Is No Struggle – There Is No Strength
Even the strongest and most courageous of Christians/people at some point or another, need to be reminded of God’s infinite strength and bountiful promises.
Many ask…why do we suffer?
1) Suffering gives us opportunity to prove our commitment to God
2) Suffering causes spiritual growth
3) Suffering keeps us humble and dependent on God
(Psalm 34:19) – Many are the afflictions of the righteous; but the Lord delivers him out of them all.
God may not remove all the afflictions, but He makes sure we are able to endure them faithfully – “all of them”.
Faithful Christians will suffer. Yet the Christian life is still the best, because only faithful Christians have the assurance that we can endure, that God will help us, that the result will be for our good, and that in the end we will have eternal life.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me – (Philippians 4:13)
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