Refines our faith – I Pet 1:6-7 Produces endurance and perseverance – Jas 1:3-4; Rom 5:3-4 Broadens our understanding of God’s sovereignty – Job 42:2-6 Forces us to depend on God’s strength – II Cor 12:7-10 Drives us to God’s word – Ps 119:105-120 Incites us to pray – Jas 1:5; Matt 14:30 Enables us […]
Something I’ve noticed about the trials that God brings into my life is that they aren’t very explosive. He doesn’t often bring hurricanes or eruptions as much as He sets rain clouds over my life that just seem to park for long periods of time and slowly drench everything. The rain isn’t even all that […]
Do not expect that life as God’s child is always rational. Do not assume that righteousness equals peace and safety.
I can be content in all circumstances through Him who gives me strength.
We must live according to what we know of Christ and what we know of our status in Him. We must live our theology.
We don’t live like the world because we’re not citizens of it.
We must pursue Christ with humility and perseverance.
God doesn’t owe or promise us explanations – He promises us Himself.