Tag: Affliction

Jerry Bridges Quote – 5 Faces of Christian Pain

God never allows pain without a purpose in the lives of His children. He never allows Satan, nor circumstances, nor any ill-intending person to afflict us unless He uses that affliction for our good. God never wastes pain. He always causes it to work together for our ultimate good, the good of conforming us more to the likeness of His Son (see Romans 8:28-29).”

– Jerry Bridges
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Robert Murray McCheyne Quote – 7 Ways That Illness Can Bring You Closer To God

“Affliction brings out graces that cannot be seen in a time of health. It is the treading of the grapes that brings out the sweet juices of the vine; so it is affliction that draws forth submission, weans us from the world, and complete rest in God. Use afflictions while you have them.”

– Robert Murray McCheyne
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