Life is difficult. It is so because we are fallen people in a fallen world and suffering and pain is the result of all that. All who trust in Christ are promised new heavens and a new earth wherein dwells righteousness. But how do we deal with now? Today’s devotional gives you an important clue. God bless you.
Because of Calvary,
James 1:2-4 (ESV)
2 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
“Life is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.” [Virginia Satir in John C. Maxwell The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, (New York: Center Street, 2012), p. 129]