Most days we hope that things might go better than the day before. When you’ve had a string of difficulties, you soon become disheartened. When days turn into weeks, months and years your disappointment can turn into bitterness and you eventually don’t even try anymore.
God doesn’t want us to get discouraged. He wants us to turn to Him in these troubling times. He wants us to learn – to grow and to flourish. The little twists and turns on our way to eternity are nothing in comparison to the suffering His Son endured on His walk to Calvary. He certainly didn’t have to do any of that. He’s God! He could have wiped away our sin like you erase a mistake in your writing. He’s God!! He can do anything.
Instead He chose to come to us – to be one of us – to live through the same difficulties…
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