Stumbling Block or Stepping Stone

in God's Care Pain/Suffering

Here's today's Bible Minute with David Chadwick.

Every single one of us faces problems in our lives. No one is immune to them. Jesus said "the rain falls on the just and the unjust alike" (Matthew 5:45, para). So when you have those huge boulders that come before you in life, here's your choice.

You can either look at them and have a stumbling block or you can choose to have a stepping stone. Now the stumbling block will keep you before the rock and you'll never, ever be able to move forward. But if you choose to use that rock as a stepping stone, it can take you to new places where you've never been in life before.

So as you face your difficult rocks on your life's highway today, choose not to let it be a stumbling block, but let it be a stepping stone to take you to a new place, a new direction where God's never taken you and where you can know Him more intimately today.

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