Here is something I read on Facebook.
Many times the Lord will bring about afflictions on a person that last longer than what any natural motive, encouragement or comfort may provide for enduring that particular affliction.
Some people have a very tough and stubborn personality or natural disposition, and so they tend to endure afflictions longer and with greater courage and ease than most people do. Read the rest of this entry
This light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.
2 Corinthians 4:17-18
Later in the same letter he tells us what some of these light afflictions were. Read the rest of this entry