Finding Strength in our Struggles

1 Peter 4: 12-13 reads “Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you.  Instead, be very glad – for these trials make you partners with Christ in His suffering, so that you will have the wonderful joy of seeing His glory when it is revealed to the whole world.”

When things don’t go our way or we face some kind of adversity, we often get all bent out of shape rather than persevering.

When circumstances change and opposition comes, don’t be a complainer or a cry-baby.  Don’t have a pity party.  Instead, start thinking and believing in God’s favor and His blessings.  Have an attitude of faith and victory.  Say, “I just lost my job, but I can’t wait to see what God has in store for me next!”

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