Faith, to be discerned, must be tested and faith, to be tested, must bear affliction we learn the extent of our faith by seeing how well it stands up under affliction a strictly fair-weather faith is no faith at all one of the best ways to demonstrate our faith is to trust in god trust in god is essential for a child of god. We all face afflictions, but we all need to be reminded that god is there, working behind the scenes, weaving a beautiful tapestry out of our lives i hope this poem is a blessing to you, as it was to me .
Beloved, don't waste your afflictions let them produce in you the sweet aroma of trust and faith in your lord all your trials are intended to throw you into his arms, to cause you to say, i am his, and he is mine and he will bring me through this affliction 2. At that point he was a seasoned warrior of the gospel, having endured every conceivable hardship and human affliction if you've studied paul's life, you know the kinds of things he'd faced: shipwrecks, beatings, buffetings, revilings, mockings, persecutions, hunger, thirst, nakedness, defamation of character.
“for our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory” (2 cor 4:8–10, 14, 16–17) patience in affliction and suffering describes the life of christ, the great exemplar. We find affliction, but we also have hope that is the message today, hope in the midst of affliction. Rather, those who face affliction peacefully and confidently are those who see the greatness of god, trust in the goodness of god, and know the surpassing worthiness of god seeing the greatness of god “our god whom we serve is able” these three young men saw the greatness of their god, by faith.
Strength in times of affliction even in times of affliction, there is a reason to rejoice there would be those who would find this statement strange but we can face them with strength and faith as we deal with afflictions in our lives and in the lives of those dear to us, let us not lose heart but in the face of.
Finding strength in persecution and affliction posted on june 19, while many christian leaders were turning away from their faith, paul was writing timothy to encourage him to be strong and maintain his faith in the face of the worst of persecution paul gives timothy reminders of living a godly life and the rewards that are associated. But, paul’s positive mindset and faith-filled words echoed in the face of affliction and brought comfort, peace and the steadfast resolve to keep on going—to fulfill the assignment jesus had given him. See, true faith, unlike gold, is imperishable gold is valuable in part because of how long it lasts, but gold will eventually fade and corrupt, unlike true faith true faith will last in the face of trials it’s one of the ways we can tell if it’s genuine.