Grace is not the absence of suffering, grace is the cure for suffering. If you are a born again child of God let it be settled in your mind that your suffering is just for a while; it has expiry date and God will not allow any suffering in your life without providing requisite grace to handle it or to overcome.
1 Peter 5:10 says “But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you”.
And 1 Corinthians 10:13 says “No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it”.
Never let your pain or suffering break your faith or draw you away from God; let it rather strengthen your faith and bring you to a place of prayer and communion with God.
The good news is that mercy is obtainable and grace is findable if you can pray with confidence in your time of distress. Hebrews 4:16 says “Therefore let us [with privilege] approach the throne of grace [that is, the throne of God’s gracious favor] with confidence and without fear, so that we may receive mercy [for our failures] and find [His amazing] grace to help in time of need [an appropriate blessing, coming just at the right moment]” – AMP.
I pray for you today that your suffering be not prolonged; and may God supply you with sufficient grace to help just when and where you need it. In the battles of life may God grant you the upper hand. When the storms arise, may God rise up to your defense, and may you not be stranded in life!
Author: Bishop Emma Omon
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Published online on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by emmaomonblog.com