We have the almost unimaginable opportunity to be called friends of God and, to facilitate this, He has given us the assurance that He has shared in—and can relate to—all of the pain and hardship we as human beings endure in this life.
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2 Corinthians 1:3-4
God already has systems in place to bless our lives in whatever way we need; we simply have to trust in Him and not get in the way. Sermon Challenge: Comfort others and be comforted by the fact that we must trust and believe that God knows what is best for us, and everything He allows us to experience is intended to shape us into the beings He wants us to be.