Life Without Limits [September 19, 2010]
through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.
Romans 5:2-5 (NIV)
THREE ATTITUDES TO ADVERSITY:
HOW CAN WE GROW IN ADVERSITY?
1. Adversity helps us rise to a challenge
Genesis 39:2a (NIV) The LORD was with Joseph . . .
2. Adversity can deepen relationships
3. Adversity can change your priorities
4. Adversity points us to the Hope