Tuesday, September 28, 2010

2 Corinthians 4:17--Our "momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison." While suffering does make us stronger now--it makes us able to endure with patience, increases our faith, teaches us to trust God, and leads us to depend on Christ and His Word--it also affects how we will function later. That's why Paul went on to say our focus isn't on the now but the future: "We look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal" (v. 18).
Great words by MacArthur.


Anonymous said...

Dear son, we are grateful for the wonderful grace of God which is so manifest in your and Elizabeth's life. We are praying for you son.



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