My Struggle, His Glory

We all face them – challenges, struggles, hardships, difficult times. It is a part of our lives on this earth and the result of a fallen and broken world. At times, they are the result of our own choices or actions, and at other times, they are no fault of our own but the circumstances that happen around us.

For Christ followers, the question is, what are we going to do with those struggles? How will we respond, and what will our attitude and actions reflect? Humanly, I think most of us would succumb to some level of anger, frustration, anxiety, disgust… We could continue with this list for a long time. However, as followers of Jesus Christ, we have a greater purpose and calling for how we should respond to our hardships.

Read the example of Paul in Philippians 1:12-14 and let us identify not only his attitude towards his suffer