AFFLICTION—A GOOD SIGN
“[S]hare in suffering for the gospel by the power of God” (2 Tim 1:8 ESV).
“You always know when the vision is of God because of the inspiration that comes with it; things come with largeness and tonic to the life because everything is energized by God. If God gives you a time spiritually, as He gave His Son actually, of temptation in the wilderness, with no word from Himself at all, endure, and the power to endure is there because you see God” Oswald Chambers (ref#7, May 2nd).
“[T]hrough many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God” (Acts 14:22 ESV).
“When you’re going through hard times and wonder where God is, remember the teacher is always quiet during a test” YCHS.
“Anyone who wants to live all out for Christ is in for a lot of trouble” (2 Tim 3:10-13 MSG).
“If ye were not strangers here, the dogs of the world would not bark at you” Samuel Rutherford (ref#333, p165).
“[C]onsider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us” (Rom 8:18 ESV).