Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one.
But he who received the seed on stony places, this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy; yet he has no root in himself, but endures only for a while. For when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he stumbles.
For the Lord will not cast off forever. Though He causes grief, Yet He will show compassion According to the multitude of His mercies. For He does not afflict willingly, Nor grieve the children of men.
“Therefore, just as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her, that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word…”
Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so
We go through many trials and tribulations in our lives. Sometimes so many we wonder what we’ve done wrong to have to keep going through so much. Others may even wonder what we’ve done wrong. But once we understand our trials and problems, we will get a better view of the “why”…
Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.
Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh. For it is commendable if someone bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because they are conscious of God. But how is it to your credit if
Have you ever wondered why you go through so many trials? I know in my life there were times I’ve thought “Lord, surely this is enough! How much more do I have to go through?” I’m sure Joseph at one time or another had thought the same thing…