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Reasons to Remember when Called to Suffer

WE SUFFER...

  • So God may show us how much we want what He wants.  (James 1:3)

  • So God may motivate us to follow Him. (Hebrews 5:8)

  • So that we might be a comfort to each other. (2 Corinthians 1:6)

  • To keep us from doing our own thing that could hurt us. ( 2 Corinthians 12:7)

  • So that we might point others to God’s amazingness. (1 Peter 4:16)

  • So that we may identify with Jesus a little more. (Philippians 3:10)

  • So that our faith might grow a little stronger. (1 Peter 5:10)

  • So that others would see us and be compelled to follow us to Jesus. (2 Timothy 2:10)

  • To make us an example of what a life entrusted to God looks like. (Romans 8:28)

  • To move others to pray and depend on God what only He can do. (2 Cor. 1:10-11)

  • To train us to go to God first for help. (Psalm 30:6-7)

  • To give us a special experience of God’s presence and an amazing story to tell others. (James 4:6-7)