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Suffering

Devotional for Saturday, November 11, 2017
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The Bible is clear that people of faith are not immune from suffering and tragedy. After all, John the Baptist's head ended up on a platter, the apostle John purportedly was dipped in boiling oil, Paul was repeatedly beaten, and Jesus had His cross.

     Suffering, of course, can do one of two things to people. It can crush them as the olive in the press. Or they can view hardships as instruments to open up new opportunities for growth and development. Paul writes that Christians can rejoice in hardship because it produces "endurance," which ultimately generates "hope." Christians discover through hardship that instead of sufferings being causes of quitting, they can be the means of utilizing their faith to enter a deeper relationship with Jesus.

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FROM Romans: Salvation For All by George R. Knight, p. 59.

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