No matter what is happening to you in your life, if you belong to Jesus, you will overcome in the end!  Pray for grace to endure your testing and purifications well. God is refining all those he has chosen. I would be more concerned if everything is all smooth and easy-going because if you follow Christ, you will suffer for him...not speaking of suffering for doing wrong, but for doing right. Are you suffering for doing right? For denying self, taking up your cross and following him? When you do what you are called to do, it is expensive and costly in this world. It is ruled by the evil one, who seeks to devour you. The world and it's systems may seem to have an appearance of good at times, but it is deceptively selfish and opposed to the ultimate will of our Creator God. But, to this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps. (1Pet 2:21) image

Even so, as I said, in Christ you win! You will be restored in the full glory of God in his presence. Your great and everlasting reward with Jesus Christ is coming!  Hang on and press on! Have joy in this....

And after you suffer for a short time, God, who gives all grace, will make everything right. He will make you strong and support you and keep you from falling. He called you to share in his glory in Christ, a glory that will continue forever. All power is his forever and ever. Amen. -1 Peter 5:10-11 NCV

Have faith in God and rejoice!

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