Hard Times Help Us Grow

in Pain/Suffering

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

Romans 5:3 says that "we are to rejoice in our trials." You know life is hard sometimes. It's really, really hard. Most all of us have reached a moment during these tough times that we're ready to give up. But here's a thought on why we should keep moving forward.

What if the trial we're going through is actually shaping us into maturity? What if growth in life can only occur through these tough times? Put another way: Would you be more positive, strong and persevering in a tough time if you were absolutely, unequivocally convinced that good would eventually come out of it? I think it would change how we viewed the trial.

I think we'd approach our difficulties differently. And guess what? Folks, that's exactly what's going on.

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