Archive for May, 2012
It’s only when you’re tested with tribulations, you will know how true you can hold to Christ during these tough times in your life. It’s so easy to love Christ when everything is going great in your life, but can you still love Him when you lose something so precious or someone so dear to you? Can you still love Him when you are diagnosed with a sickness that left you so bent out of shape? Can you still love Him when you are persecuted, or fall into great distress? Can you still love Him when you have zero balance in your bank account? Can you still love Him when you have nothing much left to eat? The list could go on and on.
However, no matter what your situation is, God is good all the time, and if God is good all the time, even in your darkest moment, He’s still good. His goodness does not change with your situation. You have to know that all these tribulations will occur in this world, and none of us are invincible to them. No wonder the Apostle Paul asked in Romans 8:35, “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril or sword? Paul knew that these things can seem unbearable to the point where you will question God’s love and commitment to you.
However, Jesus clearly stated in John 16:33, “These things I have spoken unto you, that in Me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”
You will always have tribulations in this world. However, no matter what you are faced with, you can overcome it, if you put your faith and trust in Jesus, as He has already overcome the world, and everything that happens in the world.
So when you are faced with terrible situations, just know that you have a friend in Jesus who will wipe away your tears!