Strength of soul and endurance of spirit…

“Strength of soul and endurance of spirit cannot happen without our present limits being stretched. … It is there, in the crucible of our struggles, that God increases the strength of our soul. —David Deffenbaugh

My Delight is the Lord, December 18

#endurance, #strength, #trials

Patient endurance during times of trial is…

“Patient endurance during times of trial is not simply a means of achieving divine favor; it has become the very definition of how a Christian relates to God.” —T.B. Williams, Biblica

https://www.bsw.org/biblica/vol-97-2016/reciprocity-and-suffering-in-1-peter-2-19-20-reading-caris-in-its-ancient-social-context/625/article-p438.html

#endurance, #grace, #suffering

Sometimes in the dark and danger facing fears…

Sometimes, in the dark and danger, facing fears and doubts, it comes down to putting one foot in front of another, until the light breaks through and the Lord shines upon us.

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